Humane Society http://wamc.org en Orange County Exec Proclaims Day To Recognize Homeless Animals http://wamc.org/post/orange-county-exec-proclaims-day-recognize-homeless-animals <p><font size="3" face="Times New Roman,serif"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><font color="black" face="Tahoma,sans-serif">A county executive in the Hudson Valley has proclaimed a day for homeless animals. </font></span></font></p> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 16:11:38 +0000 Allison Dunne 71651 at http://wamc.org Orange County Exec Proclaims Day To Recognize Homeless Animals Southern Dogs Get Another Chance In Springfield http://wamc.org/post/southern-dogs-get-another-chance-springfield <p>For several years, prospective pet owners in the Northeast have had the option to adopt dogs from south of the Mason-Dixon line. Reporter Tyler Unwin takes a look at the Dixie Dog Program, in Springfield, Massachusetts.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:50:00 +0000 Tyler Unwin 63090 at http://wamc.org Southern Dogs Get Another Chance In Springfield NY fire dept.'s squirrel kill contest draws complaints http://wamc.org/post/ny-fire-depts-squirrel-kill-contest-draws-complaints <p></p><p><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">HOLLEY</span></font><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">, N.Y.</span></font><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;"> (AP) — A weekend squirrel-shooting contest pits Upstate against Downstate.</span></font></p><p><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">State Sen. Tony Avella of Queens and animal-rights activists are among those urging the Holley Fire Department to call off its annual "squirrel slam" fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday.</span></font></p><p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:36:54 +0000 Dave Lucas 57958 at http://wamc.org NY fire dept.'s squirrel kill contest draws complaints