Shelter

‘I’ve never seen anything like this,’ Local animal shelter emptying as quarantine continues

There is some positivity during this pandemic, people at home under quarantine are using this time to adopt or foster a furry companion.

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) — There is some positivity during this pandemic, people at home under quarantine are using this time to adopt or foster a furry companion. This is helping to empty shelters nationwide. That includes local shelter Columbia Animal Services, where a lot of animals have been finding new homes. “This is the first time we’ve seen anything like…

Home for the holidays pet adoption

COLUMBIA S.C. (WOLO)-  Columbia Animal Services will be holding its annual “home for the holidays” pet adoption special. Columbia Animal Services will be holding its annual “home for the holidays” pet adoption special. The fee is only $25 and includes spaying/ neutering, a microchip, and heart worm test as well as vaccinations and deworming. The special will run until December…

From Shelter to K9 Unit: Group Gives Dogs Second Chance and a Duty

In cities across the US, police dogs working the crime beat have usually been purebreds, trained in Europe, at a cost of tens of thousands of dollars for police departments. But trainer Brad Croft in San Antonio, Texas, has shown that law enforcement can get the same work for next to nothing by simply turning to the countless future K9s…