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Humane Society in battle for funds with new similarly named group

December 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Humane Society of the United States says it’s under attack by a new group that’s trying to starve it of funding by urging donors to send money to local animal shelters instead.
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Milwaukee shelter gets big boost from cat’s 26 toes

December 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In a reversal of fortunes, a once-unwanted cat has come to the rescue of an animal shelter in need of a new home. However, this orange-and-white tabby named Daniel is no typical cat.
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Fewer pets killed because of spay, neuter programs

July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

It took years of campaigning to change thinking about sterilizing pets, but it has paid off. This year fewer than 4 million unwanted dogs and cats will be euthanized, down from as many as 20 million before 1970. Continue Reading

Ohio animal shelter puts fattest cats on discount

June 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A central Ohio animal shelter with an abundance of chubby cats is having a sale on its fattest felines, hoping a discount entices potential owners to take one home.
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CDC says Grand Forks rabies incident highlights risks for employees

January 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A rabies incident last March at Grand Forks’ Circle of Friends Humane Society highlighted the risk faced by animal shelter employees across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report distributed this week. Continue Reading