How Dickerson Park Zoo zookeepers keep animals cool during summer heat

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The Dickerson Park Zoo is used to the summertime heat in the Ozarks.

There are so many different animals from diverse climates at the Dickerson Park Zoo. While many animals based on their native ranges can handle the heat when the temperatures get high, the goal is to keep the animals and zookeepers cool.

Weston Marquart is a zookeeper caring for South American and Australian animals at Dickerson Park Zoo. He said just like humans, it’s vital for animals to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated because they can overheat. This is why Marquart said

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Humane society store celebrates three years | Local News

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In 2018, Virginia Schlegel had an idea.

The executive director of the Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia envisioned an upscale resale space where the proceeds from donated items would go straight to help homeless animals in the organization’s care.

Fast forward three years, and that vision has become a thriving reality.

The Big Flea Quality Resale Store at 129 Shoppers Way in Brunswick has served as a major source of support for the nonprofit and a driving force behind its mission.

“Being able to open a quality resale store to financially assist our local humane society has been a

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Animals rescued from Collier County dogfighting operation will get new homes

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Nine dogs and a rooster that were rescued from a dogfighting operation earlier this month by Collier County deputies will get new homes.

The sheriff’s office said Friday a judge awarded custody of the animals to Domestic Animal Services (DAS). The judge’s order also prohibits their previous owner, Rafael Jesus Del-Valle-Jomarron, from owning dogs and chickens. He’ll also have to pay for the housing and care of the animals up until this point.

A final order, however, has not been issued and isn’t expected to be signed by the judge until sometime next week.

“This will

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Adoptions begin for animals recently seized by ANNA Shelter

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Earlier this week the ANNA Shelter rescued nearly two dozen animals from a horrible living condition.

After getting cleared by the shelter veterinarian, about half of the animals are back up to health and have been put up for adoption.

On Tuesday, seventeen dogs and six cats were rescued after they were left uncared for by an elderly woman who is suffering from a mental illness.

Some of these animals have already found new homes. The rest are still looking through the bars of their cages.

“As much as I love it here, it still is dog jail. So I

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Get Great Deals On Dog and Cat Accessories During This Semi-Annual Sale

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