animal-welfare

Pet Search recently held a low-cost rabies clinic at Canonsburg Fire Department. They hold four each year: April and August in Washington, and February and October in Canonsburg, Pa. (Herald-Standard photo).

Pet Search: Seeking foster families, volunteers in SWPA | Helping the Helpers

BY: - November 30, 2022

By Jon Andreassi WASHINGTON, Pa. — Since 1986, Pet Search has been building a network of foster families for dogs and cats in need of homes. Sherry Knight, co-founder of the Washington-based nonprofit, said the organization is an all-volunteer, no-kill animal rescue. They currently have 45 foster families in Washington, Greene, Westmoreland, Allegheny, Beaver, and […]

Keeping the Faith Animal Shelter Board President Sara Gmutza-Balling stands outside the future site of Keeping the Faith Animal Shelter on Connellsville Road in Lemont Furnace.

Keeping the Faith Animal Shelter planned as community resource | Helping the Helpers

BY: - November 27, 2022

'My sister, Erin, and I have always wanted to do this. I mean, (for) decades,' Sara Gmutza-Balling said.

The New Jersey Fish and Game Council unanimously approved reinstating the controversial bear hunt after human-bear interactions spiked. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Despite warnings from activists, New Jersey’s bear hunt likely is returning

BY: - November 16, 2022

'They have a right to live, and we do not have a right to take that life,' bear defender Brian Craine said.