Fundraise for your furry friends at virtual Walk for the Animals
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – The 31st annual VCA Walk for the Animals is not paw-sing for anything, not even the pandemic. It has been retailored to be a virtual walk this year with the same goal of helping the Humane Society of Broward County continue its mission of providing services to animals and offering educational programs to people of all ages. This year’s event will feature Local 10 anchor Jacey Birch as the emcee along with a live YouTube broadcast, virtual scavenger hunt and an online silent auction. Whether you choose to walk in your neighborhood or around your home, anyone from any part of the world can participate. AdThe Humane Society of Broward County is a private, non-profit organization located at 2070 Griffin Road in Fort Lauderdale.
Veterinarians turn to curb-side services for ailing pets
Eldad Simovitch of Fort Lauderdale, prepares to take Camille, a 2 year-old mix breed home from the Humane Society of Broward County to foster while his children are home due to the Coronavirus outbreak. "If You're going to be home, might as well help",says Simovitch who is a Fire Fighter in Coral Gables. The Humane Society of Broward County are asking people who are home or working from home to consider taking in a foster animal. For information on adopting or fostering visit humanebroward.com(Carline Jean / South Florida Sun Sentinel)sun-sentinel.com
Shelter dogs in Dorian's path relocated inland
LANSING, Mich. - A Humane Society shelter in Michigan is doing its part in Hurricane relief by helping animals displaced by Dorian. 15 dogs from Florida were relocated in Lansing as part of a national effort to get the animals out of the path of the storm. Employees say these dogs are Florida shelter animals, so the dogs will be evaluated in Lansing and placed up for adoption. Obviously we help mostly animals in our community but sometimes the call comes in to do something more and we are happy to do it, said Julia Willson, the CEO and President of Capital Area Humane Shelter. Willson added that the dogs should be ready for adoption within the next week or so.
Demand for rescue dogs exceeds supply in some states
Demand for rescue dogs exceeds supply in some states According to the Humane Society, 1.2 million dogs were adopted in the U.S. last year. The popularity of shelter dogs and cats has led to a shortage of pets for adoption in some states, which is raising concerns about where some pets are coming from. Don Dahler reports.cbsnews.com