Macho and June need forever homes

OKEECHOBEE — Macho has been at Trail of Hope Animal Rescue for a little over a month. Due to an accident before he got to TOH, he tore ligaments in his ankle. With lots of TLC, he will soon be as good as new! Come meet Macho and look into his dreamy brown eyes, it […]

Caring for critters continues at local vet, despite coronavirus complications

CLEWISTON — All For The Critters Inc. is a local veterinary clinic that also provides grooming, boarding, daycare and even houses a pet rescue. They take pride in providing their patients with important, preventive care such as vaccinations, heartworm prevention, flea and tick prevention, and lab work. They also see pets for wound care, enucleation, […]

Wolfhounds Legacy rescues pets and helps vets

HENDRY COUNTY — Wolfhounds Legacy Corporation is a non-profit that has been working with rescue dogs to train them as service animals for veterans and first responders. They are on a mission to save the lives of both the dogs and people, one dog biscuit at a time. Of course, there’s more to it than […]

Family seeks whereabouts of family pet “Blackie”

SOUTH BAY — Help a family find their family special need pet Blackie. He was last seen in South Bay near Ninth Avenue. If you have any information, please call Tiffany or Nae at 561-449-9445. A reward will be given to anyone who know the whereabouts or have any information of their furry family member.

PBC Animal Care and Control urges the community to foster or adopt a pet online

Pick Your Perfect Pandemic Partner! All adoption fees have been waived. In light of the current pandemic and the movement for people to stay home to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control is offering “Pick Your Perfect Pandemic Partner” to encourage adoption or fostering of homeless pets […]

Planning and preparing for your pets

As COVID-19 concerns rise, so do concerns about pets and what to prepare for as the “stay at home” movement sweeps the nation. When taking care of pets, be sure to get the facts. • Dog and cats carry and transmit the COVID-19 virus. FALSE TRUE: There is no evidence that pets can contract or […]

Adopt a senior pet free this month at PBC Animal Care and Control

WEST PALM BEACH — November is national Adopt-a-Senior-Pet month, and Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control has an abundance of pets looking for loving homes and warm laps to lay on. To help celebrate, the shelter will be offering free adoptions for all dogs and cats age five years and older. Giving a second […]

K-9 Resque seeks volunteer foster families

OKEECHOBEE — Animal lovers in the Big Lake area who have the space, time and love to help save a dog’s life are sought to be foster families for K-9 Resque in Okeechobee. The organization rescues dogs who are doomed to die at shelters that euthanize animals if they are not adopted in a certain […]

Pet cemetery to offer blessing of the pets

OKEECHOBEE — Friday, Oct. 4, is the day when the annual “Blessing of the Animals” is celebrated. It coincides with the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. Twin Oaks Pet Cemetery and Crematorium will conduct a special service to honor this day, and all are invited to attend, said […]

Save Our Pets kicked off May 30

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and Animal Care and Control announces the new “Save Our Pets” campaign, which kicked off on May 30. Both organizations offer free red stickers to put on your home’s front and back doors to let firefighters know that there are pets inside, in the event of […]