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2013-05-30 23:20:07

Transport funded by Live Oak Bank relocates over 70 dogs from Louisiana to Florida. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Since 2011, Live Oak Bank has been a supporter of the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), sponsoring the organization´s annual Blessing of the Animals event in New York City. This year, the bank is contributing to the ASPCA´s Animal Relocation and Transport Initiative that moves animals from overpopulated shelters to...

2013-04-15 23:04:40

Social service experts join ASPCA team as part of holistic approach to reduce number of animals in jeopardy of becoming cruelty victims. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has expanded its Cruelty Intervention Advocacy (CIA) program with the addition of a social worker and a caseworker who will work alongside animal response professionals to provide critical resources to pet owners who find themselves and...


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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