Pets

Pets of the Week: Mama Grace, Toulouse, Marie, Hank and Holly

There are plenty of animals in need of a good home right now and we want to show you some furry friends who are up for adoption at Collierville Animal Shelter.

  Furry friends can help keep your heart and mind happy, experts say

  MAS introduces PetHub tags to reunify lost pets

  MAS launches program to save more animals

Shelby County group launches temporary pet food pantry for people impacted by COVID-19

  Pet of the Week: Joey

  Pet of the Week: Titus

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  Pet of the Week: Poinsettia

  Pet of the Week: Iris

  225 Mid-South animals boarded on flight to find forever homes

  24 dogs rescued from Mississippi puppy mill get new foster homes

  Pet of the Week: Dixon

  Pet of the Week: Chachi

  Pet of the Week: Arlo

A handsome face graced the WMC Action News 5 newsroom Friday morning with a special visit from Arlo with the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.

  Pet of the Week: Sparky

Sparky is a Border Collie mix and is just shy of a year old.

  Pet of the Week: Kickoff

Meet Kickoff from the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County!

  Memphis Animal Services working to give more pets homes before 2020

Memphis Animal Services is trying to give more pets than ever homes by the new year. It’s almost to its goal after having one of the busiest years yet.

  Pet of the Week: Rosemary

  Pet of the Week: Toni

  Memphis Animal Shelter to host Empty the Shelter event

  Pet of the Week: Rosebud wants a home for the holidays

  Pet of the Week: Piña

MAS responds to accusations involving dog, puppies left outside Memphis home in freezing temperatures

Pet of the Week: Maya

She is a little over a year old with deep brown eyes and blond fur.

  Keeping your pets warm in chilly weather: It it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for them

In the cooler temperatures, veterinarians say it’s important not to forget about your pets.

  Pet of the Week: Freddie the fighter

Freddie is a 5-year-old female, boxer-pit mix who has cancer.

  Pet of the Week: Cupcake

Cupcake would be great for an active owner; she enjoys activity.

  Pet of the Week: Tigger the explorer

Tigger is 5-year-old cat that loves to explore, is described as outgoing and friendly.

MAS to participate in BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters event

Adoption fees will be reduced to $25 while the pet foundation sponsors the remaining costs.

  Pet of the Week: Mars the Incredible

She’s good with children and other dogs!

  Pet of the Week: Artemis the lover

He enjoys belly rubs and napping in baskets.

  Local dog competes for spot in 'Garden & Gun’ magazine

Roscoe is a German Shorthaired Pointer from Tennessee.

  Wynne Animal Shelter at risk of closing after losing funding

An Arkansas animal rescue is at risk of closing after its contract with the City of Wynne was terminated. It came as a shock to the rescue, but Wynne’s mayor said the terms of the contract weren’t being met.

Wynne animal group asking community for help

One animal group in Cross County intends to shut down unless they get the funding they need after the city decided to cut their funding.

  Pet of the Week: Sweet baby Clark

Clark is looking for a new home!

  Pet of the week: Big boy Benny

Everyone meet Ben from the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.

  Shelby Farms testing lake for toxic algae, confirming 2 dogs died after playing in water

A social media post about toxic algae at Shelby Farms that is killing dogs has caused concern for pet owners.

  Pet of the Week: Dino the cow dog

Once you get your hands on Dino you won’t want to stop petting his super soft fluff.

  ‘Clear the Shelters Day’ hopes to provide homes for pets

Several shelters in Memphis will participate, but at Memphis Animal Services they’ve taken on the initiative and expanded it several days.

  Pet of the Week: Howdy pawdner, it’s Swanky!

Swanky was adopted from the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County as a young pup but his human passed away recently and now he’s looking for a new home.

  Intake of more than 2 dozen animals puts MAS at crisis level

Two women showed up to the shelter Tuesday before it was open to the public to surrender two U-Haul trucks filled with animals.

Dog found swimming 135 miles off shore

Dog saved in ocean more than 100 miles off coast.

Thursday is National Pet Day

It's national pet day

Hill’s Pet Nutrition Expands Dog Food Recall

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is expanding its recall to 44 products after it learned that additional varieties of canned dog food manufactured by the company contains toxic levels of Vitamin D, which can be fatal for dogs who eat them, the Food and Drug Administration said.

100+ dead cats found in woman’s home

A woman is facing charges after more than 100 cats were found dead inside her home.

  Pet of the Week steals the show on WMC Action News 5 at Noon

One-year-old Zoya brought all the energy she could to WMC Action News 5. She’s available for adoption through the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County.

  Woman rubs feces on neighbors’ door in retaliation for dog pooping in yard

The neighbors say if their dogs used the bathroom in the woman’s yard, it wasn’t on purpose, and the woman should have tried talking to them to resolve the issue.

Dog dies after owner kicks him for peeing on the floor

A woman is behind bars after she kicked her dog resulting in his death.