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2014-03-20 23:22:37

Animal welfare leader to bring fur out of people’s closets; only wild animals should have fur. Washington DC (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Today Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, launched “Fur for the Animals,” a donation drive to collect coats, hats, and other accessories made from animal fur and donate them to wildlife rescue rehabilitation centers across the country. The facilities will use them to provide familiar comfort, warmth and bedding...

2014-03-18 23:04:37

Human medications – especially blood pressure pills – cause most problems for pets, reports ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. New York (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In a new report released today by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that human medications once again tops the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets. Within the human medications category, a majority of cases (4,151)...

2014-03-12 23:27:46

Conversations with a Pit Bull offers vital programming for dogs and dog lovers. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 As the first African American dog photographer, director Foster Corder has always had a special affinity and vision for animals. Over the years, his photographic and film contributions have laid the groundwork for some of the most prominent canine experts in the field. With his new web series “Conversations with a Pit Bull” (CWAPB), he is now a preeminent voice for...

2014-03-12 08:23:47

ZANESVILLE, Ohio, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As of January 1, 2014, Ohio residents are no longer allowed to obtain exotic animals, and all previously owned creatures are heavily regulated. The law came into existence through a series of unfortunate events where exotic animal owner, Terry Thompson, in Zanesville let 49 of his animals loose before committing suicide in 2011. "The animals, including 18 tigers, were killed by local authorities," said Dan Stockdale, conservationist...

2014-03-10 08:28:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress, Mayim Bialik, has teamed up with Cruelty Free International to campaign for a United States ban on animal tests for cosmetics. The images can be viewed here [http://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/en/a/MB ]. Mayim Bialik stated: 'It is very important to me to speak out on behalf of animals who cannot protest their suffering and ask the compassionate people of the United States to join me, and Cruelty Free...

2014-03-06 08:29:02

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Eggland's Best Organic eggs have been selected as a winner of Prevention's 100 Cleanest Packaged Foods Awards. Eggland's Best eggs come from hens fed a proprietary, all-vegetarian diet and are held to strict quality, freshness and nutritional standards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130212/NY57963LOGO Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130212/NY57963LOGO...

2014-03-06 04:23:36

Since its debut last year, Trupanion's Shelter Support Program has given over $45,000 to non-profit animal shelters across the U.S. SEATTLE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trupanion donated over $45,000 to non-profit animal shelters across the U.S. and Canada since the 2013 launch of its Shelter Support Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/SF78009LOGO Trupanion, a medical coverage provider for pets, launched the Shelter Support Program in March 2013 in service of...

2014-03-05 23:29:04

Animal ethics groups offer Froguts virtual dissection software to schools throughout India. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Froguts, the only provider of subscription-based dissection simulations and labs for K-12 and higher education, is now being offered to schools by leading animal rights groups in India in an effort to fulfill country-wide governmental guidelines banning the use of animal dissection in schools, universities, and colleges. This is a major step towards implementing...

2014-03-05 12:28:22

TORONTO, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Turkey Federation (NTF) congratulates Hybrid Turkeys on its decision to incorporate pro-active, forward-looking policies, reviewed and approved by leading veterinary experts, into its animal care program. These policies - particularly the requirement that all on-farm euthanasia be videotaped - demonstrate leadership and an understanding that turkey consumers throughout North America expect the highest standards of animal care in turkey...

2014-03-03 12:26:25

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ] (www.bccresearch.com [http://www.bccresearch.com ]) reveals in its new report, In Vitro Toxicity Testing: Technologies and Global Markets [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/pharmaceuticals/in-vitro-toxicity-phm017e.html ] , the global market for in vitro and in silico safety and toxicity testing is expected to grow to nearly $9.9 billion by 2017, with a five-year...


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2007-01-22 15:29:39

The American Mink, Mustela vison, is a North American member of the Mustelidae family found in Alaska, Canada and most of the United States. Some have established themselves in the wild in Newfoundland, Europe and South America after escaping from fur farms. In Europe, tens of thousand were intentionally introduced by the Soviet Union over a period of several decades. In later years, animal rights activists have also released several thousands in their attacks on fur farms. The larger...

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