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Animal Rights Bill Draws Criticism from Humane Groups

An animal rights bill moving through the Alabama State House has caught the attention of animal rights groups across the state The legislation, proposed by Senator Jack Williams of Mobile would give authority in animal abuse cases that involve working animals and animal enterprises to the State Department of Agriculture. Animal rights and humane groups fear the law would strip…

Keeping Pets Safe In the Heat

With a heat advisory in effect for much of central and south Alabama, veterinarians and other pet experts are urging the public to keep a watchful eye on their pets. Like humans, pets can also experience heat-related illnesses, like exhaustion and heat stroke. Lea Turbert with the Montgomery Humane Society says to keep pets out of the heat as much…

Young Boys Suspected In Investigation Of An Abused Puppy

A puppy is recovering from severe injuries, and authorities are now trying to find the kids they say could be responsible. The puppy has been named “Love” by a woman who says she found him near a bank in Montgomery being abused by two young boys. The roughly 5-month-old lab mix, who has gained lots of attention on social media, after…

Elmore County Humane Society Sees Influx of Animals

The Elmore County Humane Society took in 40 animals Thursday alone.  That’s almost double the number of animals they usually take in each day. “Forty in one day, think about 40 animals landing in your front yard in one day on top of about 300 that we’re already caring for,” explained Executive Director Rea Cord. She says the increased number…