Suit: Animals suffer in Kentucky shelters because state won’t enforce its laws

By Greg Kocher January 21, 2018 12:39 PM Updated January 21, 2018 05:58 PM Animals are in overcrowded county shelters that don’t have enough money to operate because the state has failed to enforce a 2004 law, according to a new lawsuit filed against Gov. Matt Bevin and Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. “Accountability is something everyone should be held…

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#TeamCatMojo Tips: Play Therapy

Even cats need therapy.  Play Therapy, that is. Introducing a mini-series called Resolutions For A Healthy Cat. Each week in January, we’ll be sending you Jackson’s thoughts on the most effective ways to improve your cat’s quality of life to start the New Year off right! Here’s your first installment. Tip #1 – Play Therapy  Play with your cat every day! Dog owners…

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January Is National Train Your Dog Month!

By Juliana Weiss-Roessler Having a trained dog isn’t the same as having a balanced dog, but if your dog knows a few basic commands, it can be helpful when tackling problem behaviors — existing ones or those that may develop in the future. So where do you start with dog obedience training? You could take a class, but it’s not…

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Costumed Canines Enjoy Halloween Event

Greg Thompson Posted: 10/24/2016 3:00 AM Wagging tails and a barking chorus greeted pet owners and animal lovers Saturday at Playful Paws in Radcliff. Dogs of various breeds and sizes came donned for the spooky season dressed in an array of costumes for the Pup-Tacular Harvest Celebration. Visitors saw a patrol dog, then there was Leo, a 5-month-old German Shepherd,…

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How you can help Petfinder & Animal Refuge Center, Inc. find forever homes for pets in Hardin County, Kentucky!

Hi, ARC Friends, DID YOU KNOW? With our username, KY27, the Animal Refuge Center was one of THE VERY FIRST animal shelters to sign on and promote their pets for adoption online at in 1996! Since 1996, Petfinder has helped facilitate more than 25 million pet adoptions through nearly 13,000 shelter and rescue organizations – one of which is…

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Help Homeless Pets By Using ResQWalk!

My name is Pam Harrison and I am Marketing Director at the Animal Refuge Center. As you know, Pokemon has been taking over the world. What you might not know is that the app’s popularity is benefiting rescues like ours! While catching Pokemon, our supporters are simultaneously using ResQwalk – a free mobile app that enables people to earn money…

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Organizations pool resources to assist local animal refuge

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 3:00 am (Updated: April 6, 3:00 am) Staff and volunteers at Vine Grove Animal Refuge spent most of their day Tuesday unloading a ton of donated food — literally. It’s the eighth year the organization has benefited from a donation of 2,000 pounds of pet food from four organizations in Hardin County — Kentucky Farm…

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