Nov 14, 2012:
St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, Monmouth County SPCA, Animal Welfare Association, and The Humane Society of United States (HSUS) created four distribution sites to give away pet food and other supplies.
Mar 1, 2012:
The natural disasters that caused nuclear concerns in Japan occurred almost a year ago, but more than 300 pets that were rescued from one of the power plants still reside in animal rescue shelters and other facilities in the area, The Yomiuri Shumbun reports.
Jan 12, 2012:
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals International (SPCA International) recently announced that it plans on distributing more than $9 million in medical supply aid worldwide to help animals that are suffering because of global conflicts or natural disasters.
Nov 22, 2011:
The pet food donation that was made by manufacturer Hill's Pet Nutrition to the state's emergency pet sheltering program is being given to Louisiana animal rescue shelters to feed the animals there, The Associated Press reports.
Nov 14, 2011:
As emergency workers struggle to figure out what is safe near the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant that was destroyed in Japan's earthquake earlier this year, the roles of cats and dogs in the are are also being considered, The New York Times reports.
Nov 3, 2011:
Following the Zanesville wild animal catastrophe, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed an executive order that will allow state agencies and local officials to better enforce legislation related to exotic pet ownership, sales and transfers.
Sep 22, 2011:
Severe flooding in upstate New York caused by Hurricane Irene in August was destructive to many residents, and it would have taken the life of a little piglet if she had not been rescued by wildlife rehabilitator Betty Benjamin, People Magazine reports.
Sep 2, 2011:
Hurricane Irene left many communities on the east coast of the U.S. flooded and without power, and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is helping people with their pets in the emergency circumstances, Global Animal reports.
Aug 23, 2011:
Hurricane season is upon many of the southern states, with Hurricane Irene expected to hit the U.S. coast as a category 2 or higher storm somewhere between central South Carolina and southern North Carolina late Friday or early Saturday, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) reports.
Jun 2, 2011:
The island of Bu Tinah was deemed a natural reserve in 2001 to help protect the marine wildlife, and awareness among fishermen is so great that locals almost never come into the restricted area
Jun 2, 2011:
The Humane Society of the United States has already deployed animal rescue workers to disaster areas this year, including Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where a tornado left many animals in need of a home.
May 24, 2011:
After the devastating tornado that swept through Joplin, Missouri, the Humane Society is sending an animal rescue team, including veterinarians, in order to save pets abandoned during the natural disaster, according to KSDK News.
May 24, 2011:
The Wayside Waifs will be sending an animal rescue team to Joplin, Missouri, following the deadly tornado that struck the city on May 22, according to a new report from the Kansas City Star.
May 24, 2011:
People in Missouri are slowly recovering from the deadly tornado that hit about 30 percent of the city of Joplin, Missouri. In the meantime, pets such as abandoned cats and dogs are being taken to temporary shelters, where overcrowding is a major concern.
Apr 29, 2011:
Michelle Amaral didn’t know Allison Graves and Leighanne Boldin before the tornadoes struck Alabama, but they quickly became friends on Facebook as they launched an effort to help lost pets find their way home.
Mar 25, 2011:
An update from the Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support (JEARS) organization has confirmed that Tashirojima, an island in Japan famous for having an abundant number of cats, is ding well post-earthquake, according to Discovery News.
Mar 24, 2011:
Several organizations have raised the support level for animal rescue in Japan, following the deadly earthquake and tsunamis that hit the country on March 11, according to TreeHugger.com.
Mar 24, 2011:
An exhausted and muddy spaniel with a silver collar is shown on video footage leading rescuers to a fellow injured canine following the devastating earthquake in Japan on March 11, according to Metro News U.K.
Feb 9, 2011:
As Valentine's Day approaches, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) recently released guidelines to ensure pet safety amidst the holiday chocolate, flowers and cocktails.
Jan 31, 2011:
Scientists studying polar bears in an area known as the Beaufort Sea, north of Canada, witnessed one of the animals swimming without stopping for a total of nine days. During this time, the bear traveled more than 426 miles, according to The Daily Mail.
Jan 28, 2011:
A family from Rocklea, Australia, who thought they had lost their 14-year-old pooch in the recent floods has been reunited with the canine. The dog was found by animal rescue workers after she disappeared during the natural disaster, according to Australia's ABC News.
May 7, 2010:
When floods hit Dyersburg, Tennessee, the ASPCA swooped into action and helped save many pets, to help rescue countless animals from the around the community and a shelter as well, reports the Dyersburg State Gazette.