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2014-02-28 23:02:48

Michigan’s Logan’s Law, a package of bills that prohibit convicted animal abusers from adopting pets for five years, passed the House Judiciary Committee and now awaits consideration by the full House and Senate. The bills’ creator appreciates the support of Animal Support as they now look for final legislative approval to make the bill a new state law. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Matthew Falk the creator of Logan’s Law thanks Animal Support and its cofounders Dr. Michael Omidi and...

2013-10-24 23:02:46

Treatment of animals in the entertainment industry is governed by the American Humane Association, which is accused of lax oversight in a recent lawsuit. The cofounders of Animal Support speak out against the practice of animal neglect and abuse on the sets of large budget films. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 New claims that production supervisors from the American Humane Association may have turned a blind eye to instances of animal abuse and neglect on film and television productions were...

2013-08-16 16:20:41

Annual brochure available at Game Commission's website. HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission has made its selections for the 2013-14 migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits. Annual waterfowl seasons are selected by states from a framework established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Game Commission selections were made after reviewing last year's season results, waterfowl survey data, and input gathered from...

2013-07-29 16:24:35

St. Louis Animal Cruelty Task Force Seeks To Avenge Murdered Dog in Notorious Animal Abuse Case ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- St. Louis' Mayor Slay Animal Cruelty Task Force has made a felony arrest in one of the most notorious animal abuse cases in history. Task Force members were shocked to find the suspected abuser, Adrienne Martin, set fire to a defenseless dog of the 4300 block of Cote Brilliante Avenue and later posted on Facebook, bragging about her horrific...

2013-07-26 16:22:01

This year's symposium to be held at Pymatuning Wildlife Management Area. HARRISBURG, Pa., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 9, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Northwest Pennsylvania Duck Hunters Association, on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed preliminary federal frameworks for the 2013-14...

2013-06-13 16:27:34

Approved amendment would protect horses from cruel practice in the U.S. NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(®) (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(®)) commends the members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for approving an amendment to its fiscal year 2014 Agriculture Appropriations bill that would prevent the use of taxpayer dollars by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to inspect horse slaughter facilities. The...

2013-06-07 16:21:34

Senator Gillibrand introduces bill to prevent the import of harmful non-native fish and wildlife WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting in the interest of the nation's environment and economy, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) took a major step forward today to stop the import of invasive, non-native animals by introducing "The Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2013." This bill will allow the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to prevent new, harmful...

2013-06-06 23:04:14

National Academy of Sciences recommends on-range management of wild horses. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has announced its support of the National Academy of Sciences´ (NAS) study that was released today, which identifies ways the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) can modify its program to manage sustainable populations of wild horses on public lands. The study takes note of several key findings,...

2013-03-26 23:01:51

Animal abuse has long been linked to violence against humans. In his latest article, “Catching the Red Flags: How the Animal Cruelty Legacy Impacts Public Safety,” Richard P. Console, Jr. argues that animal cruelty is not only an animal rights issue, but a threat to public safety. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Research has long linked animal cruelty to violence against humans, according to the Humane Society, yet more than 1,000 such acts of abuse are discovered each year...

2012-12-03 12:26:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters and trappers they still have a mixed bag of seasons from which to choose after the statewide firearms deer season concludes on Saturday, Dec. 8. They include seasons for deer, snowshoe hare, ruffed grouse, squirrel, cottontail, pheasant, coyote, fisher, bobcat, beaver and other furbearers, crows, doves and waterfowl. The small game seasons are: squirrel, Dec....