GOP Sen. Tuberville Touts Broadband Funding Despite Voting Against It

The Biden administration announced Monday that Alabama will get $1.4 billion in broadband funding. Mon. Tommy Tuberville celebrated the news, calling the funding “crucial” for rural broadband. But he voted against the 2021 infrastructure bill that established the program he’s now touting. loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in … Read more

Air quality: How to protect your pets from wildfire smoke

As air quality worsens due to Canadian wildfire smoke clouding Ontario, Quebec and parts of the US, residents are warning experts should be cautious of the health impacts. We already know that smoke particles can be particularly harsh on the elderly, children and those with breathing conditions — but pets aren’t immune, either. In a … Read more

The cost of living crises has led to Australians surrendering their pets

Aussies are surrendering their pets thanks to the combined pressures of the cost of living and the rental crisis. Inflation has soared up to 7 per cent in Australia, and new data also shows rental prices in some suburbs have increased by almost 50 per cent in the past year, pushing a growing number of … Read more

Stocks are urgently needed for community pet food banks: BC SPCA

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Life ‘The number of organizations we are currently supporting has research from 139 to 155,’ says an SPCA outreach co-ordinator Published May 25, 2023 • Last updated 3 days ago • 2 minute read The SPCA is helping the Broadway Youth Resource Center in Vancouver to provide pet food … Read more

IN FOCUS: Why are people cruel to pets and wildlife?

INVESTIGATING ANIMAL ABUSE CASES The Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS), which comes under the National Parks Board, has investigated an average of about 1,250 alleged cruelty cases a year since 2019. About 5 per cent of these cases, which include neglect, abandonment and abuse cases, leading to enforcement actions such as composition fines, warning letters … Read more