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2011-04-01 08:21:00

Efforts Made Possible Through the Work of Individuals and Organizations Such as the Ady Gil World Conservation and American Dog Rescue WASHINGTON and WARREN COUNTY, Tenn., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In one day on Wednesday, freshman U.S. Congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY) adopted Sebastian, a Missouri puppy mill rescue dog to live in his DC office, and Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) assisted the Warren County District Attorney's Office (TN) in rescuing approximately 120 dogs found...

2010-01-12 16:36:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the call for assistance, American Dog Rescue has tapped its national animal rescue network to provide financial and logistical support of 15 dogs saved after their Atlanta-based shelter was destroyed by fire yesterday. The caregiver for the dogs, Deborah Wood, is known locally as the "The Dog Next Door Rescuer" and nationally recognized for her passionate efforts to caring for homeless pets. "I am totally exhausted and I lost everything,"...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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