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Shelters Take in Pets While Homeowners Repair Storm Damage

The 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.


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Urban Hens Often Abandoned Once Egg-Laying Ends

Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal’s backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner.


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Missouri Considers Phasing Out Fees for Animal Shelters

Shelters lost an exemption from fees under a law approved in 2010.


Shipment of seized dogs arrives at Humane Society St. Louis

Missouri Dog Breeding Heats Up

Several humane groups have voiced concerns that increased costs for the state licenses of animal shelters could cause financial problems for those facilities.


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Shelters in Illinois Must Ramp Up Efforts To Reunite Lost Pets

The new law requires shelters to scan twice for microchips.


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