Beauties & Beasts 11th Hour Rescue in Wichita picked up nearly 70 dogs and cats that had been in Houston shelters before the hurricane hit. They were brought to Wichita to make room for animals found after the hurricane. Video courtesy of Lauren Peterson
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is alerting consumers to an outbreak of campylobacter infections traced to the feces of puppies sold at Petland stores in seven states, including Kansas and Missouri.
Deputies from Chambers County Sheriff’s Office rescued animals stranded at a flooded shelter in Hankamer, Texas, on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Appeals to save the animals at Tall Tails Animal Rescue went viral on social media with photos of dogs standing in floodwater inside their cages. “Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne reports that all the animals have been rescued from the Tall Tails kennel in Hankamer, Texas,” said Chambers County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook. “The animals, along with the owner of the kennel, Kevin Miller, were successfully rescued via air boat.”
With the highly contagious dog flu in parts of the U.S., some boarding facilities are beginning to ban dogs that have not been vaccinated. Veterinarian Marikay Campbell, of Port Royal Veterinary Hospital in South Carolina, describes the vaccination process and things dog owners can do to lessen the chances their pet will catch the flu. (Courtesy of Jay Karr/Island Packet)
Joey, a black Lab that recently underwent a leg amputation, began a rehabilitation assignment on Thursday at Northridge Veterinary Clinic and Rehabilitation. The facility offers an endless pool that offers animals like Joey the ability to regain strength and health. Joey was a stray taken in by Stacie Lim of Newton.