Moose, one other animal, killed in highway crashes, Mass. State Police said

[ad_1] Local On Tuesday morning, troopers responded to reports that a moose was struck by a tractor trailer on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound in Westfield. By Matt Yan, The Boston Globe October 5, 2022 | 9:39 AM A moose and an unidentified animal were killed in separate crashes highways in Westfield and Leominster Tuesday morning, … Read more

Animal Foundation warding off potentially dangerous outbreak

[ad_1] A week after issuing an urgent plea to the public to foster animals, the Animal Foundation announced it is suspending adoptions, fosters and transfers to rescues “out of an abundance of caution” because of dogs that “may have been exposed to a respiratory illness.” In a statement posted to Facebook Tuesday afternoon, TAF said … Read more

Dog shooter convicted of felony animal cruelty

[ad_1] ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A man caught on camera shooting his neighbor’s dog named Rocket with a pellet gun on multiple occasions in 2020 recently pleaded no contest to a felony extreme cruelty to animals charge. KOB 4 first aired the Baca family’s story about the abuse of their dog Rocket in early 2021, shortly … Read more

Animal Rights Activist Interrupts American Football Match

[ad_1] The intruder was apprehended by security and taken away. A professional American football match between the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers was interrupted on Sunday when a protestor carrying a pink smoke bomb got past security at Levi’s Stadium and entered the ground. The protestor has been identified as Alex Taylor, a … Read more

Here’s why animal checkups are so important at Riverbanks Zoo

[ad_1] WEST COLUMBIA, SC — When leaves change their colors in the fall, and flamingo babies start turning pink, Riverbanks Zoo knows that it’s time for annual checkups. Monitoring animal health is something Riverbanks Zoo tells News 19 is important. Martha Weber is the zoo’s director of animal health. She’s in charge of all the … Read more

Dog dies, 17 others infected with illness at The Animal Foundation

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — One dog is dead and another 17 are infected after an outbreak of respiratory illness at The Animal Foundation, shelter officials confirmed on Tuesday. The Animal Foundation announced the outbreak and halted dog adoptions on Monday. In an update shared Tuesday, they say the illness was identified on Sept. 28 … Read more

World Animal Day: Zoo announces birth of an extinct-in-the-wild oryx

[ad_1] Lisbon Zoo has marked World Animal Day by announcing the birth of an oryx that was previously declared extinct in the wild. The scimitar oryx, once widespread across North Africa, has suffered in the face of hunting, drought and desertification. “The zoo has a very big role, almost as if it were a Noah’s … Read more

Watch LA Rams’ Bobby Wagner Tackle Animal Rights Protester on Field

[ad_1] The Rams got flattened 24-9 by the 49ers on Monday Night Footballbut at least LA linebacker Bobby Wagner was able to dish out a little punishment of his own when he tackled an animal rights protester who ran onto the field at Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco. Wielding a pink flare and a shirt … Read more

Fairfield man charged with animal cruelty after cat dies from abuse

[ad_1] FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) – A Fairfield man is accused of abusing and bleaching his cat that died a short time later. Fairfield police said in August they received a report from a vet clinic that was taking care of a cat with serious and suspicious injuries. The cat was covered in bleach and had … Read more

1 dog died after 17 dogs exposed to respiratory illness at Animal Foundation

[ad_1] UPDATE (Oct. 4) — One dog died after a respiratory illness was discovered at the Animal Foundation shelter in Las Vegas. The Animal Foundation said the illness was first discovered on Sept. 28 when a dog who was with a foster family has exhibited signs of a respiratory illness. The shelter said the dog’s … Read more