Veterans & Active Military FREE Microchips for Dogs & Cats

Nov 09, 2022 at 01:23 pm by WGNS

The Beesley Animal Clinic is honoring those who serve or have served in the military Thursday by giving away free microchipping for dogs and cats. This will take place at thei.... 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
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Rutherford Co. PAWS Pet of the Month: Meet Blue

Jul 20, 2022 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County PAWS introduces us to Blue. He is a very well behaved two-year old Labrador Retriever who is potty trained! Blue will play with you all day if he c.... 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

Family Pets Perish in Detached Garage Fire on One Mile Road in Smyrna

Mar 28, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

  Smyrna, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR), Almaville Volunteer Fire Department, and Smyrna Fire Department responded to a structure fire on One Mile .... Read More

Annual Puppy Plunge is This Saturday in Murfreesboro

Sep 29, 2021 at 09:17 am by WGNS

The annual Puppy Plunge will take place this weekend at the Sports*Com outdoor pool. Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Director Nate Williams explains...The event is this Saturday at.... 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

TBI Accelerant Detection Canine Recertification

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation next week is hosting 58 canine teams as part of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ annual Accelerant Detectio.... Read More

Rutherford County Firefighters Save Dogs from Sinkhole

Feb 15, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue crews saved two small dogs stuck in a sinkhole on Yeargan Road around noon on Saturday.The sinkhole was around eight&.... Read More

These study buddies keep MTSU students ‘paws-itive’ while learning from home

Jan 05, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s College of Graduate Studies recently released a “Pets are Invited” page on their website for grad.... 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

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office: National Dog Day honors dogs who put their lives on the line

Aug 26, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

  National Dog Day helps rescue dogs and honors dogs who put their lives on the line.The Sheriff’s Office celebrates the day by honoring the K9 Unit of eight deput.... Read More

Tennessee has an 81.94% Save Rate for Shelter Pets

Jul 08, 2020 at 10:04 am by WGNS

Best Friends Animal Society has released its 2020 pet lifesaving findings, which gives a national overview of the number of dogs and cats that en.... Read More