Authorities in south Florida rushed to rescue as many animals as possible ahead of Hurricane Irma’s arrival. In Palm Beach County, animal control officers rescued 49 dogs and two cats that weren’t just left inside a house, but rather tied up or somehow restrained so they would have no way of even attempting to escape if there is flooding. Show More Summary
Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control officers will begin going door-to-door in West Covina to make sure dog owners have paid their license fees. Officials admit the move is aimed at raising revenue.
Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann got a surprise visit from Fulton County animal control officers on July 30, and now RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal that the Don’t Be Tardy couple put their foster dogs at risk before they were investigated! A “passer by” caller asked for an animal wellness check to be conducted at the Read More
Thirteen animals found living in extremely neglectful conditions on a property in Alpine, Mississippi, have been rescued. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards says his office, along with Animal Control, Animal … Click to Continue »
Animal control officers are patrolling a San Francisco neighborhood this week after a coyote sprang out of the dark and snatched a small dog off the porch of a home as the horrified pet owners returned from an early morning walk. The...Show More Summary
SHEFFIELD, Ala. (WHNT) – Colbert County Animal Control officers are investigating a bizarre cruelty case. They say someone is shooting animals with a hunting bow. Read more...
Animal control officers on Thursday discovered a congregation of alligators and a nest of venomous snakes inside a Thousand Oaks home where twice in the last three years a cobra has gotten loose and terrorized neighbors, officials said. Just eight weeks ago, the homeowner’s next-door neighbor spotted...
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The smell of “something dead’ lingered around an old moving truck found parked in Fresno on a recent boiling hot day, officials said. The odor was enough to prompt a resident to notify local authorities. When animal control officers arrived about 3 p.m. Friday, they “found a horrific situation:”...
A female peacock on the loose in a liquor store near Los Angeles led an animal control officer on a chase that also led to smashing bottles of wine and champagne before the bird was finally nabbed. (June 6)
Animal control officers and rescue volunteers from across the state are in Albany this weekend for a statewide Disaster Response Bootcamp that will train them to rescue pets. The event … Click to Continue »
Animal control officers from the Putnam County SPCA discovered 61 living cats and nine deceased cats inside a home in Kent, New York. They searched the property on May 16, 2017, after reports of a high number of pets living in squalor. According...Show More Summary
“Rabbits do have to pay attention,” said Eleanor Sadler, a San Francisco animal control officer. [...] danger may be a thing of the past for 43 white rabbits that must be regarded as the luckiest bunnies in the annals of San Francisco. The...Show More Summary
Over the last few months, Santa Cruz animal control officers have discovered the decaying bodies of approximately 30 roosters off Rancho Road and nearby Shell Road in Watsonville. The... The post Reward of Up to $5,000 Offered for Help in Exposing Suspected Animal-Fighting Rings appeared first on PETA.
Jerry Kimball said he thought it was a joke when a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, animal control officer cited him for allowing his pet snake to slither freely at a local park. "He was literally asking me to put a rope around my snake," Kimball said. Animal Control Supervisor Julie DeJong said a city ordinance requires all pets to be leashed or restrained in public.
In Paterson, New Jersey, on Thursday morning, the people of Mill Street saw a surprising creature walking the block—a very large cat that they weren’t quite able to identify. “One person said it was a tiger,” an animal control officer told The Record. Show More Summary
Simon Has Been Through Hell but Is Still Able to Smile "I stopped counting at NZ$22,000. It sure is a lot of money but putting Simon down wasn't an option. He's part of our family."-- Robert McCarthyShelters, Animal Control Officers, veterinarians, wildlife biologists, and ornithologists kill cats in droves. Show More Summary
Men posing as animal control officers are stealing dogs in southern Illinois, authorities say, leading officials to warn dog owners not to leave their pets unattended. Perry County Sheriff Steve Bareis says two men seen driving a white pick-up truck with "Animal Control" written on the side are suspected of...
A Colorado family is heartbroken after animal control officers seized their dog of 10 years, alleging the canine may be part wolf. Owning wolf hybrids — a cross between a domestic dog and a wolf — is illegal in the city of Aurora. And...Show More Summary
Authorities in Southern Illinois are investigating a series of dog thefts possibly committed by someone posing as an animal control officer. The Southern Illinoisan reports (http://bit.ly/2niGKOm ) the Perry County … Click to Contin...