Are Verm Cats Minimizing their Appearance on Campus?

Members of the USD community have taken a Keen interest in cats around campus. In consequence, they have named them Verm Cats. But with the weather, Verm Cats have altered their appearance throughout the community.  Judy Zwolak, a concerned community member and a volunteer associated with The Heartland Humane Society in Yankton. She has spent […]

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Heartland Humane Society in desperate need of foster families

Heartland Humane Society in Yankton is having difficulties finding foster families. They’ve been experiencing the staffing shortage since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020 and the numbers haven’t risen to the point they need yet.   Executive director Kerry Feilmeier has been working with Heartland Humane Society since 2011. She said Heartland could easily use a […]

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South Dakota animal shelters help rehome pets displaced by Hurricane Ida

In the wake of Hurricane Ida sweeping the Gulf Coast, hundreds of shelter animals were left with nowhere to go. Operation Sunflower, a project run by Greater Good Charities, transported at-risk shelter pets in advance of and in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida to animal shelters across the country. One such animal shelter was the […]

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