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Mat-Su's 'dog publicist' uses Internet to save furry lives

...reporting that there are about 3,500 animal shelters in the United States. Each year, between 6 and 8 million cats and dogs enter shelters and about 2.7 million are euthanized.Reese tossed Bullwinkle treats and crouched around the yard...
Ceremony rains blessings on Juneau's cats and dogs

Pet owners of Juneau gathered downtown Friday to have their cherished critters blessed. In a small park that sits between St.
Southeast lawmakers prepare for session

...he thinks more Republicans will oppose it by the end of the session."Education isn't a black-and-white, cats-and-dogs kind of issue," Kreiss-Tomkins said. "Education policy creates all sorts of unlikely allegiances and it's...
Animal rescue nonprofit to host fundraiser Saturday

...temporary home with one of eight foster families they have in their network.Most of the animals SOFA cares for are cats and dogs, but they also get calls about guinea pigs, rats, iguanas, snakes and other reptiles. Brint said they just recently...
Folk Festival schedule

...Tallulah Lastufka)8:30 p.m., Tom Begich, of Anchorage.8:45 p.m., Kray Van Kirk9 p.m., Raining Cats and Dogs (Liz Snyder, Sandra Bredehoft, Brent Riddle, Rachel Berngart)9:15 p.m., Chuck Hughes on Chapman Stick...
Kenai animal control faces chaotic work

...shelter's staff as they respond to calls for service and work to care for and adopt out the seemingly endless supply of cats and dogs needing homes.Reid, who started working at the shelter in 1982 as a temporary assistant, works in concert with...
SE Alaska nonprofit working to change pet welfare

...with MIC. Enforcement hadn't been practical because of the daunting expenses and difficult logistics of getting cats and dogs to the Ketchikan clinics.Packs of loose dogs in Metlakatla can be a headache for law enforcement officers, Yliniemi...
Teach your children how to Pick.Click.Give.

...communities that don't have regular veterinary services. Or they can help find loving homes for forgotten and neglected cats and dogs. They could even help train service dogs to assist those struggling with a physical or mental disability.Every little...
What can you do to help?

...the Centennial Hall Egan Room has been transformed into a pet facility where displaced residents can keep their pet cats and dogs in kennels. Those were donated by the Gastineau Humane Society.Food and snacks for the residents, donated by the...
Word of mouth

In response to letters about cats and dogs, if your cat can't run away from a dog, then it should be inside. And people who think cats should be on leashes should have...


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