La Vergne Dog Park Grand Opening Scheduled - Don't Forget the Upcoming Clear the Shelters Event at Rutherford Co. PAWS

Aug 02, 2022 at 07:15 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The City of La Vergne is planning on a grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new dog park later this month. The event is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Satu.... Read More

Clear the Shelters Event at PAWS in Rutherford County

Aug 01, 2022 at 11:25 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN  – Rutherford County PAWS has joined NBCUniversal Local’s 2022 Clear The Shelters pet adoption and donation event Aug. 12th-14th and Aug.19th-21st.... Read More

State Veterinarian Alerts Horse Owners to Cases of Potomac Horse Fever in Tennessee

Jul 28, 2022 at 07:35 pm by WGNS

TENNESSEE - The State Veterinarian is advising horse owners to be alert after another confirmed case of Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) in Tennessee. This week’s detectio.... Read More

Rutherford County PAWS part of 250+ shelters participating in summer “Empty the Shelters” event

Jul 08, 2022 at 12:44 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN. — As our nation’s shelters face unprecedented overcrowding, BISSELL Pet Foundation is doing its part to taking homeless pets from kennels to couc.... Read More

Volunteers From Lebanon, TN Based Organization Travel Thousands of Miles to Care For Animals Rescued From Puppy Mill

Nov 12, 2021 at 08:00 pm by WGNS

Lebanon TN – Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) volunteers from all over the United States and Canada have traveled to Tenn., to help care for 93 of the 500+ dogs and puppies sur.... Read More

Dog Agility World Championships to be Held in Murfreesboro

Oct 01, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. — Top canine athletes from across the country are headed to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to compete in the U.S. Dog Agility Association’s.... Read More

City of La Vergne to Break Ground on New Dog Park

Sep 27, 2021 at 02:43 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: (La Vergne, Tenn.) City officials will be breaking ground on a new dog park in La Vergne on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. The new dog park, located at 377 Stones R.... Read More

Murfreesboro is the No. 17 Best City for Dog Lovers

Aug 23, 2021 at 10:07 am by WGNS

Here’s something to bark at: About one in five — or roughly 23 million — U.S. households acquired a dog or cat during the pandemic.But some cities.... Read More
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JUNE 2021: Lebanon, TN Organization Rescues Animals in Jackson, Tennessee

Jun 29, 2021 at 02:16 pm by WGNS

Click above PHOTO to see more pictures from the June 2021 Rescue.JUNE 2021 - Animal Rescue Corps (ARC), a national animal protection nonprofit, assisted the Jackson Police Dep.... Read More

Tennessee has an 87.27% Save Rate for Shelter Dogs and Cats - According to Annual Data Report from Best Friends Animal Society

Jun 28, 2021 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization, today released its sixth annual pet lifesaving dataset, which gives a national overview of t.... Read More

Rabbit Disease Alert for Tennessee

Apr 05, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Tennessee’s State Veterinarian wants to make citizens aware that an outbreak of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus type 2 (RHDV2) has been detected near the Te.... Read More

Halloween and Your Pets

Oct 06, 2020 at 12:38 pm by WGNS

Amanda Oliver with the Beesley Animal Foundation says that Halloween is near and you need to remember a few of these tips regarding your pets (Listen to soundbyte below on WGN.... Read More