Top 25 Senior Bowl prospects entering Week 5 of the college football season

[ad_1] 20) Tyler Davis, DL, Clemson (6-2, 300) Previous rank: Not ranked What I saw: Davis returned for Clemson’s double-overtime win over Wake Forest last weekend after missing two games due to injury. His best first-half play was a sack of quarterback Sam Hartman, beating the left guard with speed from the 3-technique spot. Davis … Read more

Roosevelt Park Zoo euthanizes senior male giraffe ‘Mashama’

[ad_1] MINOT, ND (KMOT) – The Roosevelt Park Zoo euthanized its 21-year-old male giraffe Mashama Wednesday morning. Earlier this month, the zoo announced it had made the difficult but necessary decision to euthanize Mashama, after the animal developed a variety of age-related health issues. The zoo indicated at the time that Mashama had developed arthritis … Read more

PAWS Chicago Needs Help As More Senior Pets Are Being Given Up. Here’s What You Can Do

[ad_1] CHICAGO — One of the city’s largest animal shelters is seeing more people give up or abandon elderly pets, who now need new permanent homes. There are 56 senior pets in PAWS Chicago’s care, double the number from a year ago, spokesperson Sarah McDonald said. The shelter is also seeing an increase in the … Read more

Elon University senior to compete in triathlon, fundraise for Burlington Animal Services

[ad_1] When Elon senior Maria Torres Monteverde completed her first triathlon, she said she crossed the finish line overwhelmed with pride — a feeling motivating her to not only compete again, but also raise money for a cause close to her heart. “It was great to do, but I want to do something bigger than … Read more

With shelters at capacity, adopting a senior animal is a sweet reward

[ad_1] Milwaukee’s short summer season brings out our best assets, from live music festivals to a gorgeous parks system offering summer activities like tennis, golf and hiking. But summer is also peak season for the city’s animal shelters. Warmer months bring about new litters of animals, often packing shelters beyond capacity and forcing them to … Read more