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Delaware animal groups see surge of Betty White challenge donations

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Delaware animal welfare groups brought in well over $100,000 in honor of actress and longtime animal rights advocate, Betty White. On what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday, animal lovers from around the country donated tens of thousands of dollars to three of Delaware’s largest animal rescue and shelter groups. After White died on Dec. 31, fans began encouraging …

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Drive-thru pet food bank open Thursday in Wilmington

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Faithful Friends Animal Society, Delaware Humane Association and the Delaware SPCA will give away pet food Thursday.   Three animal groups will provide free cat and dog food for families in financial distress Thursday at the Henrietta Johnson Medical Center. Faithful Friends Animal Society, Delaware Humane Association and the Delaware SPCA say the drive-up pet food bank is designed to …

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Adoptions remain high at Delaware’s animal shelters

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Alexis is one of Delaware SPCA’s longest-resident dogs. Now, the group is desperately trying to find her a forever home in time for the holidays. During pandemic-era shutdowns, many Delawareans sought to assuage their cabin fever-induced loneliness with a furry friend.  Pet adoptions reached an all-time high across many of the state’s animal welfare agencies, yet a dark cloud loomed …