Archive for Adoption



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Premiership will not adopt World Rugbys law trials to reduce virus risk – The Guardian

The Premiership will not be adopting any of World Rugbys law trials designed to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission, the Guardian understands. The law trials, announced by World Rugby on Thursday, include eliminating reset scrums and choke tackles, the introduction of an orange card for high tackles and reducing the use it time from five seconds to three

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Mom learns her adopted kids are also biological siblings – Motherly Inc.

See all the viral pics of this Starbucks + Target-themed playroom If you're in the process of decorating or revamping your kids' playroom and need some inspiration, look no further. Photos of the most amazing, creative playroom are going viral because this setup is just flat-out iconic. And the best part

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Germany, Switzerland, Latvia, and Estonia said to have adopted Apple/Google API – 9to5Mac

It appears that Germany, Switzerland, Latvia, and Estonia are four of the 22 countries to adopt the Apple/Google API for their coronavirus contact-tracing apps A Reuters report confirms that Latvia is doing so. Latvia aims to become one of the first countries to launch a smartphone app using a new toolkit created by U.S.

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We have 19 special pets ready to be adopted: May 23-24 – SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- By veterinarians standards, dogs are considered seniors by the age of 7

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How to adopt your next pet safely and virtually – The Verge

All across the country, people are finding ways to adapt to our new stay-at-home normal, and for some, that means adopting a furry friend. Shelters in the US have reported an increase in adoptions since the start of the pandemic, some of which have had to create waitlists or pause applications until they can rescue more animals

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Virtual adoptions taking place in Midland County – NewsWest9.com

MIDLAND, Texas On Thursday at 1:30 p.m., Midland County saw a different kind of adoption take place: a virtual adoption. Instead of taking place in a courtroom, the proceedings took place over a Zoom call

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Check out these 8 happy faces ready for adoption: May 16-17 – SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.

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Crash kills 2 people, 14 rescue dogs on the way to adoption site – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

POCATELLO, IDAHO (ABC4 News) Two people and 14 dogs died when a Ford Econoline Box truck plunged into the median and hit an embankment in Idaho. The truck was carrying 48 dogs, and 16 of them are still missing.

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Thinking Of Adopting A Pet? Here Are Tips To Help You Find A New Furry Friend – WBUR

Being quarantined at home has a lot of us looking for companionship. And while humans are pretty much off-limits, Ive always been told that dogs (and other pets) are a mans best friend anyway. As reportedon Here & Now in early April,pet adoption numbers have spiked.

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Ohio House passes bill offering low interest loans for adoption expenses – News-Herald.com

The Ohio House of Representatives recently passed a bill supporters say helps remove financial barriers for families wanting to adopt. According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, adoption can cost anywhere from $10,000-$50,000. The bill, dubbed the Family Forward Act, creates the Adoption Linked Deposit Program.

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Foster care adoption granted virtually – WKBW-TV

HAMBURG, NY (WKBW) A Hamburg family is making history.

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Why Covid-19 Can Accelerate Adoption of Cryptocurrencies And Blockchain? – Inc42 Media

More and more savers now turning to the world of decentralized finance Libra 2.0, to focus significant attention on India Next-generation central bank digital currencies will be launched in countries like China Prior to Covid-19 the world was already facing a record level of global debt and concerns that this could lead to the next global financial crisis. This unprecedented debt burden is now further ballooning as governments and central banks race to support economies reeling from a massive pandemic-driven plunge in demand and forecasted Great Depression-levels of unemployment. While governments and central banks understandably work to do whatever it takes to soften the pandemics economic blow, concern over the unprecedented monetary and fiscal response to Covid-19 is already driving more people to seek financial shelter in traditional hard assets such as gold, and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

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Adoption of two new cats proves to be an adventure | News, Sports, Jobs – Lewistown Sentinel

Last December, when it was time for our 12-year-old long-haired calico, Kabuki, to leave the known world, we lived feline-free for a month or so before it was time to go shopping at the Humane Society, which had yet to be upgraded to its current state of the art facility.

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Best Friends to hold virtual free cat adoptions this weekend – ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) Best Friends in Utah is offering to waive all adoption fees on all cats four months and older this Saturday and Sunday during theirvirtual cat adoption event. Best Friends said they will feature many of the amazing cats they have available for adoption and will honor waived adoption fees on all applications or inquiries received between May 16-17

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Adopting a Pet From a Shelter in California: What You Need to Know – The New York Times

Good morning. (Heres the sign-up, if you dont already get California Today delivered to your inbox.) When the states shelter-in-place order went into effect in early March, animal welfare workers continued their lifesaving work using protocols laid out by experts to limit the spread of the coronavirus. To clear space in kennels, they called on volunteers to foster animals

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Cross Announces House Passage of Legislation Assisting Families with Adoption Expenses WKTN- A division of Home Town Media – WKTN Radio

COLUMBUS State Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton) joined House colleagues today in unanimously passing House Bill 405, legislation that creates the Adoption Linked Deposit Program to help remove financial barriers for families wanting to adopt. COVID-19 has created economic uncertainty for family budgets, said Cross.

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Special adoption ceremony held over Zoom for Orlando couple, baby – WESH 2 Orlando

Since the coronavirus changed the way many things are done, adoption ceremonies have been held on Zoom.

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Gwinnett Animal Welfare Offers Online Adoption And Foster Application – CBS Atlanta

Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm) PRESS RELEASE: (Lawrenceville, Ga., May 15, 2020) After closing to the public in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement will now offer online adoption and foster applications at GwinnettAnimalWelfare.com. In compliance with social distancing guidelines and safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Animal Control Association, the shelter is offering potential pet parents who have completed the online application a one-hour meet-and-greet appointment with up to three available pets of their choosing.

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Special adoption ceremony held over Zoom for Florida baby home from NICU – WFLA

ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH)Since the coronavirus changed the way many things are done, adoption ceremonies have been held on Zoom. However, the Zoom ceremony for an Orlando couple held on Thursday help an extra special meaning.

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Analysis on Impact of COVID19-Technavio Evaluates the Impact of Increasing Adoption of Energy-Efficient Elevators and Escalators in its Elevator and…

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The elevator and escalator market in Germany is likely to experience steady growth because of the increasing adoption of energy-efficient elevators and escalators. Rising at a CAGR of almost 4%, the market is estimated to have an incremental growth of USD 605.72 million by 2024

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Cassie and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters this week – AZCentral

Arizona Republic Published 10:00 a.m. MT May 15, 2020 Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, according to theAmerican Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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Animal adoptions, fosters soar in New Orleans for ‘pandemic pets,’ but here’s the downside – NOLA.com

Animal shelters work tirelessly with one goal: to find safe homes for pets.

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Austin Pets Alive! Sees Increase In Fosters And Adoptions As People Spend More Time At Home – KUT

The coronavirus pandemic has put a lot of peoples plans on hold, leaving extra room in otherwise-busy schedules. Austin resident Sophia Ding is spending her newfound free time volunteering for a cause she's passionate about: helping animals get adopted

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Heres a list of organizations helping SoCal pet owners and those looking to adopt amid pandemic – KTLA

Animal shelters across the state have been emptying out as people confined to their homes because of the coronavirus pandemic moved to adopt or foster pets. And as stay-at-home orders continue, many out-of-work Californians are struggling to feed and care for their pets as they grapple with lost income and closed facilities

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Looking to adopt a pet? Here are 7 cuddly canines to adopt now in Houston – KPRC Click2Houston

Start your day off right by looking at some lovable pups! There are dozens of dogs up for adoption right here in Houston.

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