Northampton County community on edge after loose dogs attack woman, kill pet near Willow Drive

[ad_1] NORTH CATASAUQUA BOROUGH, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Police in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, have issued a warning about dangerous dogs whose attacks have sent one woman to the hospital and killed one pet. North Catasauqua police say the problems with the dogs, who live on Willow Drive, started on September 9 when the dogs got out … Read more

▶️ OSP looking for 2 people, truck after poaching of elk in Deschutes County

[ad_1] (Editor’s note: A photo of one of the bull elks mentioned in this case is at the bottom of the story. It may be disturbing for some.) Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife is looking for two people and a vehicle as it investigates a poaching case involving two bull elks near Tumalo in … Read more

Leon County animal cruelty case involving 150 animals ends in plea deal

[ad_1] A former Florida A&M University professor who was arrested in a major animal cruelty case last year will receive five years of probation and undergo a psychiatric evaluation following a plea deal accepted Monday. Assistant State Attorney Cayelan Cwirka said Marion Harmon, 65, will not be able to own animals while under probation. He … Read more

After fires and a pandemic, Sonoma County pets get their blessings

[ad_1] They came, they barked and they were blessed while surrounded by people having wine. Following a two-year break blamed on the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Francis Winery & Vineyards held its Blessing of the Animals Sunday afternoon just outside of Santa Rosa. Dogs are welcome year-round, but Sunday’s blessing is an especially popular event at … Read more

Wake County Animal Center lowers adoption fee for National Pit Bull Awareness Month

[ad_1] RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — The Wake County Animal Center is recognizing National Pit Bull Awareness Month by lowering adoption fees for pit bull type dogs at the shelter. Throughout the month of October you can adopt one of the 43 dogs at the shelter for $25, discounted from the normal fee of $95. “Pit … Read more

New video shows extent of flooding, beach erosion in Volusia County

[ad_1] ORLANDO, Fla. – New video released by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office shows the extent of flooding and beach erosion in the county. The aerial views from the sheriff’s office helicopter show Osteen Maytown Road was completely submerged, with numerous pickup trucks mostly underwater. [TRENDING: VIDEO: Deputies rescue man standing on top of submerged … Read more

Dogged Botetourt County deputy prosecutor builds national reputation as animal welfare advocate

[ad_1] If you spend an afternoon in Fincastle, walking along its hilly downtown streets past the county courthouses, chances are you’ll spot a prosecutor and her poodle. Gillian Deegan moved to Botetourt County in 2004 to take a job as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney. She’s called the county home since, and she’s made no plans … Read more

Second rabid bat found in Orange County

[ad_1] SANTA ANA, Calif. (CNS) — Orange County health officials are reporting the discovery of a second rabid bat in the last month. A bat found Thursday outside the main lobby of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Building on Alton Parkway in Irvine has tested positive for rabies, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. … Read more

Upper Southampton Township, Bucks County fire kills one, multiple animals dead

[ad_1] UPPER SOUTHAMPTON TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Upper Southampton Township fire officials are searching for answers related to a house fire that took the life of one person and multiple animals. Just before midnight Friday night going into Saturday, a fire consumed a home on Wendy Drive in Upper Southampton Township. In surveillance video obtained … Read more

Hidden River woman and her animals rescued from Myakka River floodwaters in Eastern Sarasota County

[ad_1] SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – Some very terrifying moments for Susan Kucia at her Hidden River home early Saturday morning. The quickly rising waters of the Myakka River flowing onto her property and into her home. “I could hear the water at 1 o’clock in the morning, the gurgles coming through my bedroom door,” said … Read more