12 Animals Found In ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At Coventry Farm

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COVENTRY, RI — A Warwick man is facing 20 counts of animal cruelty and mistreatment after animals were found in “deplorable” conditions on his Coventry farm, according to police. David Pancarowicz, 61, turned himself into police on Thursday.

On Wednesday, police searched the Twin Brook Lane property along with the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and members of the state veterinarian’s office. There, they found several animals living in squalor, without access to enough food or water. Several were severely underweight, police said. In total, officials evacuated five cows, including two calves, four goats, one

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Natural Bridge Zoo fined for animal welfare violations | Local News

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In the past, inspections of zoos have been posted online, and the USDA was more open about investigations. That changed under the current presidential administration, Leahy said.

Two of the six violations were for throwing sick or injured guinea pigs to the ground to kill them, rather than using proper methods of euthanasia. “Inspectors discovered ten dead guinea pigs, with broken ribs and pelvic bones, in the freezer used to keep feed for big cats,” the citation stated.

Another two cases were for improper veterinary care. The fifth violation involved Asha, the zoo’s prized elephant, and regulations that require dangerous

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Animal Rescue League builds new facility in Dedham

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January 17, 2021 | 11:53 AM

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Animal Rescue League is building a 22,500-square-foot facility in Dedham to better carry out its mission.

The animal welfare organization founded in 1899 broke ground on the $16.5 million project near its current Dedham facility in September and hopes to complete it next fall.

The building will feature a new garage for the organization’s mobile medical outreach units; a training center for animals and their caregivers; and new office space that will allow the organization to centralize its program managers in one location. The existing building and an

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Farm animal rescue takes in 11 donkeys, 14 more on the way

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GASPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — Whispering River Rescue in Gasport started as an idea. Four months later, the farm animal rescue was up and running. Now, three weeks later, they’ve taken in the most donkeys yet.

“It melts your heart. You fall in love with the animals. We’re a rescue so these animals will only be here shortly. It’s a transition for them,” Brian Markovich, constructor and trustee of Whispering River Rescue, said.

7 Eyewitness News showed you Whispering River Rescue on Christmas Eve, and in just three weeks, the rescue has grown.

“We got donkeys. Lots of donkeys. We got

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Yellowstone’s rarest animal caught on trail camera for first time

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The rarest animal inhabiting Yellowstone National Park was captured for the first time in trail camera footage that the iconic park released Wednesday on Facebook.

The rare sighting of a wolverine in the Mammoth Hot Springs area last month had park biologists excited because of the rare sighting.

“Wolverines (Gulo gulo), mid-sized carnivores in the weasel family that typically occupy high-elevation alpine and forest habitats, exist in low densities in the park and are rarely detected,” the park stated in its post.

“Park biologists have used remote cameras to monitor the cougar population since 2014, but this technology has

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