Day: May 7, 2022

Pronged dog collars set to be banned by Queensland government in new animal cruelty laws

A type of collar designed to hurt dogs as behavioural “punishment” is set to be banned in Queensland. The state government will introduce legislation into parliament to end the use of pronged dog collars, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced on Sunday. The premier said the measure will be included in legislation to strengthen animal welfare laws.

Interview: Krush Puppies On Their Debut EP ‘Love Kills The Demons’

  Gemma Cockrell 24 hours after the release of their debut EP ‘Love Kills The Demons’, Impact’s Music Editor Gemma Cockrell caught up with Jenny Wells (vocals, guitar) and Alexa Daly (vocals, bass, flute) of Krush Puppies. “We’re both in the car at the moment, and we’ve both got a really horrible flu,” Jenny admits.

Chuck available for adoption at Pets Fur People | Local News

Chuck is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. He weighs about 25 pounds now will be a medium-size boy when he is grown. Chuck has been neutered, is current on starting vaccinations including rabies and has been microchipped for identification purposes. Chuck looks like he has some shar-pei in

Springfield house fire displaces family of four; firefighters save pets

A house fire Saturday morning in Springfield displaced a family of four, with the residence being deemed unlivable despite surviving the blaze. The Springfield Fire Department was summoned to the house in the 1800 block of South 16th Street at 7:05 a.m. Saturday when it received report of smoke coming from the 1 1/2-story structure. When firefighters arrived, they saw black

Red Cross provides heat safety tips for people, pets

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Red Cross has heat safety tips on how Oklahomans can protect themselves and their pets as summer approaches and temperatures rise. KFOR’s 4 Warn Forecast shows temperatures climbing into the 90s Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. 4 Warn Forecast Excessive heat is the leading cause of death among weather events. Boil

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