Latest Animal shelters Stories

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...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.