ANIMAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ANIMAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) The Leonardo bringing ‘Animal Inside Out’ exhibit in May http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57832234-66/animal-exhibit-inside-leonardo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57832234-66/animal-exhibit-inside-leonardo.html.csp">The Leonardo bringing ‘Animal Inside Out’ exhibit in May</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T11:17:01.88-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Animals will take over The Leonardo in May. The science/technology museum announced today its next exhibit: “Animal Inside Out,” a look at anatomy in the animal kingdom created by the folks behind “Body Worlds.” The exhibit, “Body Worlds’ Animal Inside Out,” features animals whose tissue has undergone the same “plastination” techniques pioneered by Dr. Gunther von Hagens on human specimens in the “Body Worlds” exhibits. The exhibit shows animal skeletons, muscles, organs and circulatory systems,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832234@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:17:01 MDT Happy tale: Tie, the train-racing pup, gets a home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57817747-68/tie-train-care-york.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57817747-68/tie-train-care-york.html.csp">Happy tale: Tie, the train-racing pup, gets a home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T12:41:37.384-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 12:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The dog that raced a New York commuter train has a new family. New York’s Animal Care & Control announced Monday that Tie has found a new home. The agency got about 100 queries and three dozen applications for the energetic pooch. She’s believed to be a shepherd-collie mix. She was rescued last week after running alongside a Metro-North Railroad train on a parallel track. About half a dozen trains had to slow down. Engineer Joseph Delia says Tie was running “like she didn’t have a car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578177472014-04-14T12:41:37.384-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T12:41:37.384-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817747@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:41:37 MDT Scott D. Pierce: Would you adopt a pet pig on wheels? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57770879-223/iframe-pet-pig-animal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57770879-223/iframe-pet-pig-animal.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: Would you adopt a pet pig on wheels?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T09:07:42.27-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Len Lucero did not intend to adopt a pet pig. Let alone one that he had to equip with wheels. But when the Florida veterinarian was faced with the prospect of euthanizing a baby pig with malformed back legs, he couldn’t do it. “Looking at this otherwise healthy animal just crawl across the exam table, it just didn’t seem right to put a healthy animal with a small disability to sleep,” Lucero said. Instead, he took the pig — later dubbed Chris P. Bacon — home for what he thought would be a tempo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57770879@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:07:42 MDT Letter: Better to stick with stuffed rabbit, not live one http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57775221-82/rabbit-child-easter-bunnies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57775221-82/rabbit-child-easter-bunnies.html.csp">Letter: Better to stick with stuffed rabbit, not live one</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T23:15:01.932-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Easter gets closer many adults will be tempted to buy an Easter rabbit for their child or grandchild. And a few months from now, our local animal shelters will be inundated by a flood of cast-off bunnies. Before you buy a cute little bunny, please consider the following: First, although rabbits can make wonderful pets, they are fragile and can be easily injured by a child. Second, a well-cared-for rabbit should live as long as a dog or cat (10 years or more) and will require just as much...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775221@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:15:01 MDT Editorial: ‘No-kill’ animal shelters are attainable goal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57753938-82/animal-kill-shelters-pets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57753938-82/animal-kill-shelters-pets.html.csp">Editorial: ‘No-kill’ animal shelters are attainable goal</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T14:23:11.965-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pets can be wonderful companions, helping humans to be healthier, happier and more engaged with life. But, like all good things, there can be too many cats, dogs, horses, bunnies, ferrets and other domestic animals. Having a pet is like any other commitment or responsibility: Some people can handle it, and some people should never even try. Organizations that step in to clean up after the latter group do a great service. But for decades, municipal shelters were forced to euthanize hundreds, ev...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753938@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:23:11 MDT Letter: Utah should ban puppy sales from ‘mills’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57771719-82/puppy-mills-ban-stores.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57771719-82/puppy-mills-ban-stores.html.csp">Letter: Utah should ban puppy sales from ‘mills’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:06.307-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you to the Tribune for the editorial, “Saving Animals,” on April 2. There should be no reason these days to put down animals in shelters. But, why not take this further and ban puppy sales at all Utah pet stores? These poor canines most likely come from puppy mills that are packed with unhealthy “breeders” who live in tiny, cramped cages 24/7. The puppies sold at stores usually develop health problems and folks who buy them miss out on adopting a wonderful shelter animal. Puppy mills, e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57771719@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:06 MDT Letter: Story of ‘Noah’ is true to Genesis on animal consumption http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57759133-82/animal-noah-bible-genesis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57759133-82/animal-noah-bible-genesis.html.csp">Letter: Story of ‘Noah’ is true to Genesis on animal consumption</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:03.448-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TV host Glenn Beck and other stalwarts of the Christian right have attacked the recent blockbuster “Noah” as being “pro-animal” and unfaithful to the Bible. Well, yes and no. The film is both pro-animal and faithful to the Bible, at least to the Book of Genesis, our only source for the story of Noah. After all, Genesis 1:29 admonishes “Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree that has seed-yielding fruit — to you it shall be for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57759133@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Letter: Many groups will take lost, abandoned animals if people help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57753553-82/animal-kill-abandoned-friends.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57753553-82/animal-kill-abandoned-friends.html.csp">Letter: Many groups will take lost, abandoned animals if people help</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T01:01:03.849-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A friend related an incident that happened during the winter in which a kitten was crying outside her door. One of her friends, on the phone, warned her not to let the kitten in or to feed it. She didn’t. I would hope that everyone else knows that it is no longer necessary to be responsible for an animal (or human) for the rest of its life if you rescue or save it. Many organizations help with lost, abandoned, hungry, freezing, and/or injured animals at no charge or for a small surrender fee (“U...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753553@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Calmer, potty-trained old dogs find new homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763875-68/dog-dogs-sullivan-homes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763875-68/dog-dogs-sullivan-homes.html.csp">Calmer, potty-trained old dogs find new homes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUE MANNING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T09:18:09.334-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 09:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Erin O’Sullivan wants to change lives by finding new homes for old dogs. Visitors to her popular Facebook page say she has done just that by helping them discover the pets they didn’t know they were missing. O’Sullivan’s page tells stories about pooches past their prime that need loving homes and taps into the wellspring of animal lovers seeking calmer, well-trained dogs or those wanting to care for pets in their twilight years. Shelters will ask her to help place older dogs that a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577638752014-04-02T09:18:09.334-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T09:18:09.334-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763875@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:18:09 MDT Extension of remarks: Pundits in the animal kingdom ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57759217-82/editorial-eagle-kill-animal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57759217-82/editorial-eagle-kill-animal.html.csp">Extension of remarks: Pundits in the animal kingdom ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T12:50:02.207-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 12:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— “No-kill” animal shelters are attainable goal — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “Pets can be wonderful companions, helping humans to be healthier, happier and more engaged with life. “But, like all good things, there can be too many cats, dogs, horses, bunnies, ferrets and other domestic animals. Having a pet is like any other commitment or responsibility: Some people can handle it, and some people should never even try. ...” — The fight for life — Robert Kirby | Salt Lake Tribune “ ... I’m a fair...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57759217@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:50:02 MDT Kirby: The fight for life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754261-223/animal-kirby-box-kittens.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754261-223/animal-kirby-box-kittens.html.csp">Kirby: The fight for life</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T01:01:04.713-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One of the worst fights I got into as a police officer happened on an otherwise pleasant spring night. Thirty years later, I still bear the faint scars. It was a quiet graveyard watch. About 4 a.m., I pulled into an alley to catch up on some reports. The last thing I remember before the fight started was leaning my head back and wishing it was time for shift change. Suddenly an enormous werewolf sprang through the window and attacked me. The ensuing slobbering and howling probably woke people i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754261@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 01:01:04 MDT Driver in weekend Utah moose crash in serious condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752986-78/condition-moose-car-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752986-78/condition-moose-car-driver.html.csp">Driver in weekend Utah moose crash in serious condition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By bOB mIMS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T21:44:48.7-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Valley City man was in serious condition Monday, two days after he fatally struck a moose and totaled his car on Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir. The Utah Highway Patrol said the 61-year-old man’s Saturn, traveling 65-75 mph, was westbound about 8:30 p.m. Saturday when the cow moose stepped into the road. The collision sent the animal up onto the hood, where it shattered the windshield and collapsed the car’s roof. The driver, initially in critical condition, suffered numerous cuts ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57752986@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:44:48 MDT Support pets on commercial flights: Legitimate or scam? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57724178-90/airlines-animal-chilhowee-dot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57724178-90/airlines-animal-chilhowee-dot.html.csp">Support pets on commercial flights: Legitimate or scam?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T22:27:51.885-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A dog leaped on top of the luggage at the JetBlue ticket counter, barking and baring its teeth. Reannon Muth remembers everyone in the airport staring. “Sorry, they are not usually like this,” the passenger said. “They?” Muth questioned. The woman curtly said she had three dogs that were “emotional-support animals.” Federal law requires airlines to carry them for free as long as a licensed mental health professional signs a letter saying the passenger needs them for emotional support. The animal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57724178@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:27:51 MDT Utah animal shelters announce statewide no-kill initiative http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57750163-78/utah-kill-initiative-friends.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57750163-78/utah-kill-initiative-friends.html.csp">Utah animal shelters announce statewide no-kill initiative</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTEN MOULTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T09:09:14.352-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah shelters are “bit by bit” killing fewer cats and dogs than they were 15 years ago, but Best Friends Animal Society on Sunday announced a new campaign to make Utah a no-kill state by 2019. No-Kill Utah was launched before 100 cheering shelter workers and animal advocates at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City. “It’s possible to save all the animals,” said Gregory Castle, chief executive of Best Friends, which has the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary in Kanab. “This is the final push.” Best Frie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750163@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:09:14 MDT Groups push for more humane slaughter of chickens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750508-68/birds-slaughter-chickens-humane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750508-68/birds-slaughter-chickens-humane.html.csp">Groups push for more humane slaughter of chickens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FREDERIC J. FROMMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T17:51:45.211-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 05:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Two animal welfare groups and dozens of lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to improve humane treatment of poultry at slaughterhouses, citing statistics that show hundreds of thousands of chickens being accidentally dropped alive into scalding tanks every year. The Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary have petitioned the Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service to strengthen humane treatment regulations, by, among other things, banning live birds f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750508@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:51:45 MDT Animal mummies displayed at California museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750485-68/ancient-animal-mummies-bleiberg.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750485-68/ancient-animal-mummies-bleiberg.html.csp">Animal mummies displayed at California museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN ROGERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T17:44:01.862-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Ana, Calif. • Dogs and cats are often beloved family members in current culture, but animals held such a prominent place in ancient Egyptian society that tens of millions were mummified, some going into the pharaohs’ tombs to rest eternally in the company of their kings. Others had their own special cemeteries, where they were buried in coffins as elaborately carved as those of royal family members. Dozens of the best surviving specimens have taken up residence at Orange County’s Bowers Mu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750485@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:44:01 MDT King: The Other Noah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57742572-82/noah-fothergill-operation-africa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57742572-82/noah-fothergill-operation-africa.html.csp">King: The Other Noah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Llewellyn King</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Hearst Newspapers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T06:02:01.862-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 06:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the Bible, it was Noah who stuffed the animals into the ark, two by two. Now there is Russell Crowe, whose movie “Noah” was just released, and whose animals are almost the backstory compared to Noah’s family disputes. But from 1958-64, on the Zambezi River and in the Zambezi valley between Zimbabwe and Zambia, there was another Noah: a game warden for the colonial government in Southern Rhodesia, who was the nearest thing to the biblical Noah. He led a small band of ingenious men, who between...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57742572@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:02:01 MDT With activists’ help, West Valley City shelter earns no-kill status http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733847-78/shelter-friends-cats-animal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57733847-78/shelter-friends-cats-animal.html.csp">With activists’ help, West Valley City shelter earns no-kill status</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T21:48:54.03-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Less than two years after West Valley City and Best Friends Animal Society teamed up to reduce the euthanasia rate at the community shelter, the facility has achieved no-kill status. The West Valley City-Taylorsville Animal Shelter now has a 90 percent save rate, which is considered by national groups to be no-kill, according to Layne Morris, director of the city’s Community Preservation Department. He said public shelters are required to take in all animals, which generally ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733847@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:48:54 MDT Idaho rancher says he shot colt-killing wolf http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57725180-68/wolf-idaho-shot-swigert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57725180-68/wolf-idaho-shot-swigert.html.csp">Idaho rancher says he shot colt-killing wolf</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T17:55:10.154-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 05:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">HAILEY, Idaho • A central Idaho man who shot and killed a wolf last week says it’s the same animal that killed a colt and attacked his dogs. The Twin Falls Times-News reports Kevin Swigert found the colt dead Feb. 13 on his ranch west of Hailey. The 100-pound predator returned on Friday and tangled with two of his border collies, both of which survived, Swigert wrote in an account posted on the website for the anti-wolf group Idaho for Wildlife. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s wildlife ser...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577251802014-03-24T17:55:10.154-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T17:55:10.154-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57725180@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:55:10 MDT Chlorine cloud prompts evacuation at USU animal lab http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57714498-78/animal-chlorine-evacuation-lab.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57714498-78/animal-chlorine-evacuation-lab.html.csp">Chlorine cloud prompts evacuation at USU animal lab</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II and Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T19:43:54.389-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 07:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A cloud of chlorine gas in a Utah State University animal lab prompted an evacuation Friday and sent two people to the hospital. The evacuation happened about noon after someone put Virkon, a disinfectant, into an autoclave, according to university spokesman Tim Vitale. Once in the autoclave, the Virkon combined with steam and produced chlorine gas. People nearby then began detecting a burning smell, followed by a chemical odor. Vitale said fewer than 10 people evacuated an animal research lab....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57714498@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:43:54 MDT