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2012-03-06 08:00:00

March 10 & 11 Events Focus on Helping Shelter Dogs and Cats Find Loving Homes San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 WHAT:    With 5-7 million companion animals entering shelters every year, Petco is helping to raise awareness for this issue during their monthly National Adoption Weekend. Every Petco store will host pet adoption events the weekend of March 10, 2011 in hopes of placing these shelter animals in forever homes. The event will provide animal lovers across...

2012-03-05 11:00:00

As PETA and other nationally-known animal charities come under fire, local shelters emerge as the ideal venues for charitable giving–and Massachusetts business Tall Tails Doggie Day Care says local donations can make a much greater impact. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 For animal lovers, the chance to make charitable donations to shelters and rescues is always a welcome opportunity. According to recent reports, however, these animal lovers would do well to do their...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

February 18 & 19 Events Celebrate The Champion In Every Shelter Dog in Hopes of Finding Loving Homes San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 WHAT:    Purina® Pro Plan®, official pet food sponsor of the 2012 Westminster Dog Show, believes there´s a champion in every dog, which is why they are proud to rally behind pet adoption by sponsoring Petco´s National Adoption Weekend. Petco is partnering with Purina Pro Plan to encourage potential pet parents...

2012-02-10 03:25:00

No-kill leader committed to helping San Antonio and San Antonio Pets Alive! reach their no-kill goal. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 San Antonio´s newest high-volume pet partner, San Antonio Pets Alive! (SAPA!), has a new lifesaving partner in Best Friends Animal Society. The organization that runs the largest no-kill sanctuary in the country and operates life-saving animal welfare programs around the country has awarded SAPA! with a $300,000 grant to help the nonprofit...

2012-02-09 13:00:00

PETching!´s effort to provide support for the local community keeps growing with new, interactive Lost & Found feature powered by Google Maps. The company is the first of its kind to provide for the local and national community, both consumer and retail, through pet daily deals and monthly donations to pet-related charities and non-kill shelters. PETching is also the first of its kind to provide an additional resource as an online platform for the pet community to share tips,...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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