Animal Services Wants to Adopt Out 100 Pets This Weekend

Metro Animal Services hopes to adopt out 100 pets this weekend. They’re discounting their adoption fees through Saturday to encourage adoptions. Spokesperson Jackie Gulbe says it’s for the benefit of the agency and the pets. “The animals that survived the flood have been through a lot,” says Gulbe, “and we want to make sure they […]

Rescuing Animals

Divorce, health issues the family can’t afford to address, a new baby, moving into a place where pets aren’t allowed – those are some of the most common reasons pets find themselves without a roof over their heads. And those are just the circumstantial reasons. There are also reasons related to the pet itself, like aggression, chewing, and other unwanted behaviors. Other pets end up in shelters after they’ve been rescued from abusive or neglectful environments.

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