Eric Adeson, 56, said he watched as his girlfriend of eight months, Shelley Nicole Vaughn, 46, toss his dog Bucky from his condominium in Clearwater Beach, Florida, early Sunday.
“They looked for her for quite a while, and they sadly concluded she probably had become prey for a predator,” said Janet Williams, a family friend in Florida who took temporary custody of the cat, told WABI-TV.A veterinarian’s office determined the kitty’s identity, thanks to an implanted microchip.
Eugene Bozzi was thrown into the national spotlight this week after a video of him trapping an alligator in a garbage bin in Florida went viral.The official Twitter account of Orange County, Florida, retweeted the video, saying: "Reminder: Alligators are not recyclable in your blue lid cart.".
"It's definitely hard for them, but at the end of the day we think it's better that they're here and alive and they're safe," Lucky Dog Animal Rescue program manager Ashley Roberts said on TODAY.Sanders had some quality time petting Pacific the puppy, who is part of a group of 48 cats and dogs that went on an 18-hour journey by vehicle from Louisiana to south Florida to the Humane Society of Broward County.
Florida is known as a state with a fondness for the exotic, from its long history of accommodating religious cults to the Bubble Room restaurant where every day is Christmas Day. But now time is running out for one type of eccentric Floridian: those who own or breed exotic and invasive reptiles and other non-native animals.
Due to a massive conservation effort in the 1990s, the panther population is now growing in Florida.The stunning photos are published in the April 2021 issue of National Geographic.For more rare photos, pick up the April 2021 issue of National Geographic.
All 20 dogs were flown to Miami, Florida from Beijing, China (Picture: Golden Rescue South Florida/) The dogs were welcomed home by their new owners on Sunday (Picture: Golden Rescue South Florida/)She said: ‘It’s estimated alone that about 10 million dogs are slaughtered for the dog meat trade each year.
A Florida man was mauled by a black leopard after he paid $150 for a "full contact" experience that left him with gruesome injuries, according to a report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Portela saw on the news that Florida’s greyhound tracks were closing because of the pandemic and that dogs were in need of homes, but that doesn’t reflect the magnitude of the challenge that has befallen the state’s network of adoption agencies almost instantaneously.
That’s when Laurie Johnson, director of the nonprofit Florida Little Dog Rescue Group, volunteered to personally foster Karlie in her family’s home.“We didn’t know how long she would have, but we were committed to making sure that she had a great rest of her life, however long it was,” Johnson told TODAY.Laurie Johnson's daughter, Lindsay, carries Karlie out of the shelter to head to her new foster home.
Wally was being sold as meat (Picture: PLUSH BEARS SHELTER / MERCURY PRESS)‘With that in mind I thought it would be perfect to save this dachshund and for him to have a home if he survived.
"I was changing the brakes on my wife's car and had my 40-year-old parrot, Rambo, on his outside perch where he sings and talks,” the man explained to the deputies, according to a post on the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
Workers for the California-based Animal Defenders International say they endured the harassment after rescuing six lions and 15 tigers from circuses in the Central American country following a 2017 law banning live performances by animals.
Florida authorities said they responded to a rogue vehicle spinning in reverse around a suburban cul-de-sac and found a a lone occupant inside: a black labrador retriever named Max. News outlets reported that residents in Port St Lucie called police on Thursday after seeing the dog trapped and clambering around in the car as it spun repeatedly round, effectively performing circular “doughnuts”, a move favoured by victorious motor sports drivers.
The frail dog that was rescued in the Bahamas last month after spending three weeks trapped under rubble in the wake of Hurricane Dorian is making an inspiring recovery from a host of ailments under the guidance of Florida's Big Dog Ranch Rescue.