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Experts: Putting your dog on a chain can be dangerous
“We’ve actually had cases where dogs were dead on the end of a tether."
Clinton K-9 receives the gift of added protection
Dog chews fiber optic in half, disrupts communications for weeks at a cost of around $7,000
Your pets can’t give you coronavirus, but you can give it to them
Experts say you may be more of a danger to your pet than they are to you.
Published April 7, 2020 at 11:05 PM
Brandon High School hosts police K9 trials this weekend
Rankin County hosts the yearly USPCA qualifications and trials again this weekend.
Published February 21, 2020 at 5:42 PM
4-H preparing kids for more than raising farm animals
From 82 counties these young people have come to Jackson starting on January 30 and they'll stay through Thursday.
Published February 3, 2020 at 10:49 PM
Pets being shot in Brookhaven neighborhood, families concerned
Brookhaven residents are worried because pets are turning up shot by pellet or BB guns, and in one case, a 22.
Published January 27, 2020 at 10:18 PM
Shelter for abused women now offers safe haven for clients’ pets, too
Victims of domestic abuse can now find safety for their pets as well.
Published November 7, 2019 at 6:44 PM
Rankin County’s hero K-9 retires in style thanks to national nonprofit for working dogs
K-9 Wannes won't have to worry about any of his bills for the rest of his life after being selected by Project K-9 Hero.
Published October 7, 2019 at 7:17 PM
2019 is Mississippi’s 2nd largest alligator haul; officials say hunters are getting better
The Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks tell us that there is no danger to the population of alligators after a big gator hunting season.
Published September 25, 2019 at 7:16 PM
Zoo set to change hands Oct. 1, but questions about licensure remain
The Jackson Zoo is set to change hands October 1.
Published September 17, 2019 at 9:27 PM
Forest city pound and rescue group desperately working to get dogs adopted before they are euthanized
To donate to the vet bills for these dogs, please call Dr. Walker at the Forest Animal Hospital; 601-469-4362. You can donate by telling them you want to donate to the “Forest pound puppies”.
Published August 16, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Local rescue helping high risk dogs in path of Tropical Storm Barry
These dogs that are being moved are either not likely to get adopted, elderly, or very sick.
Published July 12, 2019 at 1:29 PM
Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in arm chair
A woman who spotted the truck dumping the furniture and pup on Gaston Trail called animal control to get the dog help.
Published June 24, 2019 at 11:51 AM
Alleged Forest cattle thief got away with it - until the cows came home
One man is charged and police are looking for a second in the theft of 29 calves from a Forest stockyard.
Published June 18, 2019 at 6:54 PM
Dog shot, left in kennel in Jackson on road to recovery
After several weeks of vet treatment, the dog, named Johnny, is well on the road to recovery. He weighs 70 pounds, loves people and seems to like other animals.
’Lil Pup’ reunited with Brookhaven owners after going missing, sent up north
Lil Pup went missing in late January, after following a family member further up the road than he may have intended.
Patrice Clark and
Good Samaritan finds dog shot, left in cage on side of road
The cage was sitting on the side of the road on Greenway Drive near Mississippi Animal Rescue League. A hand-written note taped to the side of the cage scribbled “aggressive breed”.
Severely malnourished dog rescued after living five years chained in mud pit
A Columbus pit bull rescue was contacted about a dog in horrific conditions chained in a pit of mud on Tuesday.
'Still in shock’: Lincoln Co. family to be reunited with lost pup after he was taken out of state by local shelter
A Lincoln County family can now rejoice, after getting word that they will be reunited with their beloved furry friend.
ShaCamree Gowdy and
Published February 7, 2019 at 9:55 PM
Lincoln Co. family searching for beloved pet that was transported to New York by local shelter
A Lincoln County family is desperately searching for their Russell Terrier that went missing in late January, ending up in a local shelter that shipped him to another part of the U.S.
Published February 5, 2019 at 9:05 PM
Recently widowed woman dies trying to save pets from fire
Firefighters on Wednesday recovered the body of 72-year-old Mary Ann McMahon from her home in Lawrence County. Her daughter, Amy Rutland, was hospitalized.
Published January 16, 2019 at 3:43 PM
Woman rubs feces on neighbors’ door in retaliation for dog pooping in yard
The neighbors say if their dogs used the bathroom in the woman’s yard, it wasn’t on purpose, and the woman should have tried talking to them to resolve the issue.
Published September 17, 2018 at 12:13 AM
GRAPHIC: Dog shot twice in head with dangling jaw, recovering after surgery
A dog with a broken, dangling jaw and a bullet in her head is getting a second chance at life.
Published September 4, 2018 at 10:40 AM
First Alert Forecast: few showers possible into Sunday, dry & quiet during most of the upcoming work week
Silver Alert issued for missing Holmes Co. man
Miss. health officer predicts ‘additional 1K deaths’ before 2021
Vicksburg police officer in critical condition after Jackson shooting
Two injured in overnight shooting in Jackson
COVID-19 in Mississippi: 163,458 cases, 3,949 deaths reported by health dept.