| Apr 27, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Nothing turned out the way Jeanna Shillington expected with her two adopted rescue dogs, except the love.
Vino was billed as part German Shepherd and part Labrador Retriever, just the type of big dog Shillington wanted to go on long walks and stand...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:32 PM
SEYMOUR, Mo. -- It was a tearful goodbye from a heartbroken family to a best friend. On Friday, the Wright family saw their beloved pooch, Macy, for the final time.
“She is everything I can ask for in a dog,” said Macy’s master, Luke...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:25 PM
The Humane Society of Washington County will host the New England Academy of Animal Control Officers in order to bring an animal control officer and animal care technician academy to Hagerstown.
The animal control officer academy will be held Monday,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general.
Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Andrea Shreeman is an actress in California, but she grew up in Roanoke. Now she's hoping to make a movie here.
We first met Shreeman last summer when she was making her pitch to potential investors. She's back in town now, redoubling her efforts to...
| Feb 22, 2012
Animals dying in gas chambers doesn't conjure up a pleasant image, but it happens at shelters every day.
When the inevitable time comes, most owned pets are euthanized by injection. The word euthanasia comes from the Greek, literally meaning a "good...
| Mar 26, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In Thursday night's "Grey's Anatomy" episode, "Suicide is Painless," we got a long-overdue glimpse into Owen and Teddy's army deployment. We've always been aware of Owen's severe post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, but they were put on the back...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
People disagree vehemently on issues surrounding death and dying, such as what palliative and medical measures can be appropriately taken at the end of life. But use of the term "euthanasia" doesn't advance the intelligent discussion of end-of-life care,...