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Animal dumping puts strain on overcrowded shelters [Video]

Pet owners are encouraged to reach out to the shelter for help if they need it, instead of resorting to dumping their pets.

BEAUMONT, Texas — Springtime is especially tough for animal rescues as it’s puppy and kitten season but when someone dumps animals at a shelter it makes it worse.

Dogs and cats are regularly being abandoned by pet owners on the front steps of the steps of the humane society.

It brings more problems to the shelter than just overcrowding.

“Abandoning your animal is illegal. Don’t do it,” said shelter manager Taylor Westphal.

Over the past month the humane society has found abandoned animals left outside of the shelter often he says.

“We’ve had boxes of kittens left here,” Westphal said. “There’s been cats in totes, dogs in crates.”

One owner even left a note for the workers after abandoning a litter of kittens.

“They kind of stated …

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Georgia animal rescue saves homeless dog and its veteran owner [Video]

NEWS FOUR TODAY. TOMORROW MORNING, STARTING AT 430. AN ANIMAL RESCUE IN HART COUNTY, GEORGIA ISNT JUST SAVING DOGS RIGHT NOW. THEYRE SAVING A DOG AND ITS VETERAN OWNER WITH THE HELP OF THE COMMUNITY, THOUGH, THEY DONT HAVE A LOT OF RESOURCES, THEYRE SHARING WHAT THEY HAVE TO HELP OUR PEYTON FURTADO HAS THEIR STORY, AND ITS ALL NEW AT SIX. ITS A RESCUE. YOU MIGHT ONLY HEAR ABOUT IN A MOVIE OR A TELEVISION SHOW, WITH A FUZZY LITTLE FRIEND AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL, AND IT ALL STARTED WITH A FACEBOOK POST. ALL IT SAID WAS, I CANT DO THIS TO HER ANYMORE. SHE NEEDS HELP. CAN ANYBODY COME GET HER? TIFFANY KOONTZ WORKS AT THE HART COUNTY ANIMAL RESCUE AND HEADED TO THE MOTEL. THIS MAN WAS LIVING OUTSIDE OF. HES GOT HER PROPPED UP ON THE BENCH ON A COMFORTER, TWO WATER BOWLS, FULL BOWL OF FOOD. HER LITTLE PINK COLLAR ON. HES SITTING ON THE GROUND NEXT TO THE BENCH. THE DOG, FINNEY WAS CLEAN AND WELL FED. BETTER FED THAN HER OWNER, A VIETNAM WAR VETERAN. YOU COULD TELL BY LOOKING AT THE SHAPE THAT SHE WAS IN THAT HE HAD DONE EVERYTHING HE POSSIBLY COULD, NO HUMAN, LET ALONE A VETERAN. NO HUMAN SHOULD BE LEFT IN THAT SITUATION. THE SHELTER SAYS THIS VETERAN FELL BEHIND ON BILLS AND LOST HIS HOUSE WHEN HE LOST HIS WIFE DURING COVID. HE FELL INTO DEPRESSION AND LOST HIS JOB. WERE TOLD THAT SPELLS DISASTER FOR A VETERAN IN HART COUNTY IN THIS DIGITAL AGE. THOSE VETERANS THEY MIGHT NOT HAVE ACCESS TO A LAPTOP OR A PHONE. YOU EITHER HAVE TO TRY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT IN ATHENS OR DOWNTOWN ATLANTA AND MOST VETERANS, ESPECIALLY IF THEYRE HOMELESS, THEY HAVE NO MEANS OF BEING ABLE TO TRAVEL TO ATHENS. SO TIFFANY TOOK PHINNEY HOME AND MADE SOME CALLS. WE FINALLY MADE A FACEBOOK POST LAST NIGHT. WE DIDNT REALLY PUT MUCH ABOUT IT INTO THE WORLD BECAUSE FOR NOW WE HAD BEEN TAKING TURNS PAYING FOR THE MOTEL ROOM, VOLUNTEERS AND THE COMMUNITY HAVE RAISED MORE THAN $5,000 IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS TO BUY THIS VETERAN, A USED CAMPER AND COVER GROCERIES AND LIVING EXPENSES. WEVE ALSO OFFERED HIM A JOB HERE AS A HANDYMAN. HES GOING TO HELP US OUT WITH KEEPING THE GROUNDS CLEANED UP, AND HES OBVIOUSLY A DOG LOVER, SO WE KNOW HE WILL BE FINE HELPING US TAKE CARE OF THE DOGS. WE REACHED OUT TO THIS VETERAN, BUT COULDNT GET A HOLD OF HIM BECAUSE HE WAS HELPING A FRIEND MOVE. COUNT SAYS HES OVERWHELMED WITH GRATITUDE. HE SAID NO, I HAD NO IDEA PEOPLE WOULD HELP LIKE THIS. AND I SAID, THATS BECAUSE YOU NEVER ASKED FOR HELP. THAT WAS OUR PEYTON FURTADO REPORTING. WELL HAVE A LINK TO THIS RESCUES FUNDRAISIN

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Navigating for Equitable Outcomes & Building Resources to Address the Needs of Diverse Populations 3 [Video]

This webinar series will provide a foundation of understanding around the issue of health equity and how to elevate best practices in patient navigation programs to become more person-centered, culturally sensitive, and focused on addressing the unique needs of the diverse community and individuals.

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What Is A Non-Profit Organization ? [Video]

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