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U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Family in Case of Girl with Service Dog Being Denied Access to School

In a landmark decision today, the United States Supreme Court sided with Ehlena Fry’s family in a case where the young disabled girl was being denied access to school because of her service dog.  The decision was unanimous, and it was agreed that the family should not have to exhaust the administrative appeals process before…

Georgia Town Is The Latest To Ban Dog/Cat Sales In Pet Shops

Holly Springs has banned the sale of dogs and cats by pet shops, but will allow adoptions of animals from shelters and rescues. Photo: AJC ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Following the lead of two other Georgia cities including Canton, the Holly Springs City Council has voted to bar local pet shops from selling dogs and cats. They will,…

Sad Note = Compelling Story, But Shelter Staffers Want You To Know That Every Animal Has A Story

When Buddy’s story was shared, the shelter received a flurry of applications. Staffers would love to see every resident’s story end with “happily ever after.” Photo: Henry County Humane Society ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- According to the note found with Buddy, his owner(s) “loved and cherished” him, but they were clearly unable to keep him. He was found…