Day: May 4, 2022

Residents, pets evacuate burning house by Orlando’s SoDo neighborhood; fire rescue on scene – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Fire Rescue is trying to put out a house fire by Orlando’s SoDo neighborhood that forced its residents and three dogs out. Around 3 p.m., Orange County Fire Rescue responded to a call about a fire on East Miller Street. According to Orlando Fire Department’s Twitter page, no injuries have been reported so far.

Therapy dogs key to better outcomes for at-risk youth

Odessa the labradoodle is far from your average lovable puppy.  Key points: Therapy dogs are making experiences in the courthouse and hospital easier for vulnerable children Research has proven therapy dogs play a valuable role in the justice system Experts say the program should be government-funded and statewide She is cute and cuddly, but she

‘It’s heartbreaking:’ More pets surrendered in Orange County as home costs rise

ORLANDO, Fla. – With more people moving to Central Florida and prices climbing, some people are choosing to find cheaper housing options. For some, that means there is no room for pets, or rental companies don’t allow four-legged friends to stay on the property, which is prompting a spike in pets being surrendered to Orange

Dog food made from maggots a sustainable meal deal cooked up by vet

Dogs love to eat some pretty dodgy things, so it is no surprise they are enjoying food made from maggots. Key points: A vet making dog food from fly larvae sees it as the perfect protein replacement for red meat The lab-grown larvae are dried into meal and made into biscuits The pet food industry is looking

Bring your pup and sample beer at upcoming Jackson County Animal Shelter event

JACKSON, MI – Enjoy the day with beer and puppies, all while supporting the Jackson County Animal Shelter The shelter is hosting its inaugural Bark & Brew event from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Jackson County Fairgrounds/Keeley Park, 200 W. Ganson St. The event will raise funds for the operations of

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