Stray Dogs Might Be Euthanized Due to Overcrowding at Georgia Animal Shelters

[ad_1] ATLANTA (AP) — Multiple dogs living at animal shelters in a county just south of Atlanta could be euthanized due to overcrowding if they aren’t adopted before Nov. 30, a Georgia animal control group said. Clayton County Animal Control, which houses stray animals at two shelters, said two dozen dogs faced possible euthanasia due … Read more

Memorial Planned for Kansas Police Dog That Was Strangled After Chasing Suspect Into Storm Drain

[ad_1] WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas police dog that authorities allege was strangled after chasing a suspect into a storm drain will be remembered next week in livestreamed memorial service. The service for Bane, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois that the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office used in high-risk situations, is Wednesday. The Wichita man accused … Read more

Officials Begin Clearing Debris While 3 Remain Missing in Alaska Landslide That Left 3 Dead

[ad_1] WRANGELL, Alaska (AP) — Searchers looking for three people who remain missing after a massive landslide that killed three others and injured a fourth have changed their strategy from holding an active search to a reactive search that will involve methodically clearing the highway, officials said Thursday. “During active search periods we have searchers … Read more

Animal Welfare Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Wisconsin’s New Wolf Management Plan

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Animal welfare advocates filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to invalidate Wisconsin‘s new wolf management plan, accusing state wildlife officials of violating the state’s open meetings law and disregarding comments from wolf researchers and supporters. The lawsuit reflects how contentious the debate over wolf management has become in Wisconsin. Farmers in … Read more

Dog Who Survived 72 Days in Mountains After Owner’s Death Is Regaining Weight, Back on Hiking Trails

[ad_1] A faithful dog who survived after spending more than 10 weeks by her owner who died of hypothermia while hiking in the Colorado mountains has regained most of the weight she lost during her ordeal and is back on the trails, the family said Thursday. Rich Moore, 71, of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, set out … Read more