On Thursday, the Trump administration announced it would be removing the gray wolf from the list protected by the Endangered Species Act of 1973. The wolves once faced extinction in the United States as a result of trapping, hunting and the destruction of their habitats and have been protected for more than 45 years.
Charlie the Terrier mix was shaking and crying on the side of a road in LA in a disturbing physical condition. His disheveled fur was covered in pesky burrs in every corner, causing the heartbroken dog a lot of pain and discomfort. Some Good Samaritans picked him up and dropped him off at a nearby animal shelter, but this left Charlie further traumatized.
Jay Inslee, governor of Washington state, recently mandated that “agritourism” businesses could not operate because of Covid-19. The decision not only puts dozens of businesses at risk of permanent closure, but it is impacting animal lives, including 96 rescued animals who call Refuge River Ranch “home.”