May 9, 2021
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Adoptable pets in Lane County

Greenhill Humane Society

Clover and Rowan are month-old baby guinea pigs. These best friends are friendly, social and curious.

They love each other very much and must be adopted together.

They enjoy sitting on laps and having all the attention. They love snacking on fresh fruit and veggies and will “wheek” when they are excited. A staff member said, “These two are the absolute cutest! They are very outgoing and clearly very bonded. Their family will be lucky to watch them grow up and learn their personalities.”  

Clover and Rowan are male guinea pigs with red and white fur and

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McCracken County animal abuse case sheds light on need for tougher laws, state rep. says | News

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A McCracken County man charged in the case involving more than 100 neglected animals had his first court appearance Thursday. 

David Howery faces 25 counts of second-degree animal cruelty. 

A McCracken County judge set bond for Howery at $25,000 and appointed a public defender to represent him.

Every animal has been seized from the home on Broyles Avenue in McCracken County.

McCracken County Detective Sgt. Benny Kauffman said the animals were sent to Howery’s home overtime to be adopted out to other people, but that never happened. 

Howery also had an outstanding bench warrant from a

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County Commissioners closing in on animal control reform | State

Commissioner Josh Nordstrom

(April 23, 2021) Two months after the Worcester County Commissioners pledged to look into animal control reform, the Animal Control Office presented the Public Safety – Animal Control bill to the Commissioners during their meeting on Tuesday.

“I’m really proud of our departments — the Sheriff’s Department, the State’s Attorney, Animal Control Office and (the Department of) Development Review and Permitting,” said Commissioner Josh Nordstrom, a strong advocate of animal control reform in the county. “They all came together at my request to strengthen our laws and codes (as they pertain to) animal cruelty, abuse and neglect.”

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Houston County teacher claims she has a service dog, school leaders disagree

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) – The Houston County Board of Education had several items on their agenda Monday night, the biggest topic being an AG teacher and the dog she has been bringing to school.

Daphine Hamm claims it’s a service dog, school leaders disagree.

On Monday night Hamm spoke in front of the board and a crowd at the meeting regarding an emotional support animal she claims is a service dog she brings on campus.

“Any time that we have an employee that has a disability, if they will let us know the details of that disability, we’ll do everything

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Rensselaer County Legislature asks state to create animal abuse registry | News

TROY, N.Y. — During their April meeting, the  unanimously adopted (19-0) a resolution urging New York State to create a crime database of all convictions of animal cruelty.

This resolution, proposed by Majority Leader Ken Herrington, comes after members of the Legislature Minority proposed a Local Law proposing the creation of an Animal Abuse Registry in Rensselaer County.

Members of the Legislature have also met with Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly to seek clarification of language included in the law, and how it would be enforced and implemented by her office.

The local law has undergone several modifications

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In-person bird walks at Hills Creek State Park in Tioga County begin this weekend | Life

Charleston Twp., Pa. – On April 17 beginning at 8 a.m., Ken Cooper of the Tiadaghton Audubon Society will lead the first Saturday Morning Bird Walk at Hills Creek State Park.

The walks are free and open to the public, and registration is not required.

To join a bird walk, simply meet at the Hills Creek State Park office at 111 Spillway Road, Wellsboro a short time before 8 a.m. to drive to the nearby starting location.

Birders of all level are invited to join! Feel free to bring binoculars and cameras to get a better look at the birds

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