| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:29 PM
We had to put Felix to sleep last month. I say "had to put him to sleep" because I can't bear the thought there might have been an alternative.
I had two other dogs who lived to be 21 before dying at home. Toward the end, several people had suggested I...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:23 AM
South Bend euthanized more than 60 percent of the animals it took in last year. A South Bend Common Council member has a plan to drastically lower that number, and she says it wouldn’t cost taxpayer dollars.
In 2011, South Bend Animal Care and...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:17 PM
SEYMOUR, Mo.-- A man from Seymour says he was told the state veterinarian ordered his family's beloved pet to be euthanized after a rabid skunk showed up at the family's home.
Phone calls and e-mail messages kept coming in to KY3 News since our...
| May 1, 2012
Journal of Medical Ethics paper is a must read
To the editor:
The latest gift of the Enlightenment, justification for infanticide, comes in a Journal of Medical Ethics paper, “After-birth abortion: Why should the baby live?” The authors...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:55 PM
"In this year of presidential politics and all the negative ads, what a breath of fresh air it is to celebrate valor, honor, duty and unconditional love," says Robin Ganzert, president/CEO of the American Humane Association.
The Hero Dog Awards, to be...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:10 PM
A California actress who grew up in the Roanoke Valley is hoping to make a feature film here.
"It's a Good Day to Die," is a comedy about assisted suicide, and this week, Andrea Shreeman has been meeting with community leaders and potential investors.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:50 PM
It was almost midnight when a deep feline cry could be heard from the back of the house. It was something like the loud, low-pitched howling you sometimes hear from cats in heat, but this was different. It was more of an agonized cry for help.
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:50 PM
The same Wythe County facility where four dogs were euthanized Tuesday morning has been cited for numerous violations as recent as October 2011, NEWS7 has learned.
In inspection records from April 2011, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:20 PM
The Regional Center for Animal Control and Protection in Roanoke is working to lower its euthanasia rate.
Last year the euthanasia rate was 52% That's down from 2010 which had 66%.
The Director of Shelter Operations Vicki Roller says putting down an...
| Jan 22, 2012
A series of heavy doors slid open, one by one, at the Pima County Jail. And finally I was sitting with 53-year-old Sanford "Sandy" Garfinkel, who had just been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing his terminally ill wife by holding a pillow over...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Dogs in Danville may not have to worry about euthanasia. The E. Stuart James Grant Adoption Center at the Danville Area Humane Society will double the current facility and will house 50 to 60 animals depending on their size.
Cats and kittens will live in...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Time for a little fall window-shopping, a quickie preview of what might tempt the serious gift-buyer in the next couple of months.
Paradigm Millenia CT 2.1 System and AERA Radio: The Canadian speaker company developed the Millenia CT (for "Compact...