The hard, yet rewarding, job of El Paso Animal Services animal attendants

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Animal attendants at the El Paso Animal Services have their hands full with the shelter constantly filling up with abandoned pets.

As EPAS continues their Clear the Shelters event looking for “furever” homes for many dogs and cats, the people behind the curtain are working hard to make this happen.

Animal attendants are in charge of cleaning the kennels, feeding the animals and making sure they have fresh water. They also provide them with enrichment by taking them out on walks and playdates.

Elizabeth Sanchez,, an attendant at the EPAS, said she loves her job

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When pet owners experience homelessness, this organization houses them and their beloved animals

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Honey, Sassy, Spruce, Buddyrow, and Butter Bean — along with the people who love them — might still be experiencing homelessness were it not for the Sacred Heart Recovery Residence.

“We had chances to get into shelters, but not with the dogs,” said Mark Mozeke, who was living with Spruce, several other canines, and two extended family members in “a man-made tarp tent” at a Bensalem cemetery before Sacred Heart took them all in six months ago.

“If we had said to heck with the dogs,” added Mozeke, 51, “we probably would have found a place right off the

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Kalibo residents urged: Wear face masks, shields when feeding pets

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THE Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (Opvet) urged residents of Kalibo, Aklan to wear face masks, face shields and gloves when feeding their pets, especially with the threat of the Delta variant of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.

Dr. Ronald Lorenzo, a veterinarian and pet welfare advocate, said they received reports that several pets, whose owners were brought to a quarantine facility for Covid-19 treatment, were left neglected for two weeks.

He said to avoid this from happening, owners should wear personal protective equipment (PPE), such as face mask, face shield and gloves, when feeding the pets to

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Oregon Human Society helps dogs displaced by Hurricane Ida

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The humane society’s disaster response team is in Tennessee caring for dogs that had to be evacuated from shelters in Louisiana.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Laura Klink, of the Oregon Humane Society (OHS), is spending the week feeding and training dogs. She will tell you it makes her happy.

“It’s very, very fulfilling and gratifying to be able to do this work,” Klink said.

Klink spoke to KGW from Tennessee. She has been there since Monday as part of the humane society’s disaster response team to help with dogs that were displaced by Hurricane Ida.

“I feel personally passionate about helping

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Woman Discovers Boyfriend Grating Cheese Directly Into Pet Dog’s Mouth

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A woman has sparked a major discussion around pet snacking habits after revealing she recently walked in on her boyfriend feeding their dog cheese.

Molly Quell, a U.S. expat currently living and working out in the Netherlands, revealed on Twitter that she walked into her kitchen to discover her other half “grating cheese directly into the dog’s mouth.”

“Dogs are notoriously messy eaters and there is now cheese everywhere,” she wrote in a follow-up tweet. “The dog himself is covered in cheese.”

To further help illustrate her point, an artist even contributed a brilliant drawing of the resulting chaos.


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