Shelters Take in Pets While Homeowners Repair Storm DamageThe county animal shelter will be taking any pets whose owners homes are ruined and can't bring a dog or cat to a hotel while repairs are completed.
Urban Hens Often Abandoned Once Egg-Laying EndsFive chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal's backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner.
Missouri Considers Phasing Out Fees for Animal SheltersShelters lost an exemption from fees under a law approved in 2010.
Missouri Dog Breeding Heats UpSeveral humane groups have voiced concerns that increased costs for the state licenses of animal shelters could cause financial problems for those facilities.
Shelters in Illinois Must Ramp Up Efforts To Reunite Lost PetsThe new law requires shelters to scan twice for microchips.