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2012-09-02 23:04:07

The Humane Society of the United States is transferring nearly 200 dogs and cats from animal shelters in Jefferson Parish La. and McComb, Miss. to other locations in order to make room for more rescued animals during the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. (PRWEB) September 01, 2012 The Humane Society of the United States is transferring nearly 200 dogs and cats from animal shelters in Jefferson Parish, La. and McComb, Miss. to other locations in order to ease the burden on local communities and...

2012-08-17 10:21:17

Offers Reward for Information Leading to the Arrest & Conviction of Animal Abuser PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America (NSALA) - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - launches the Justice for Joey Movement and offers a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person that perpetrated the horrible crime of tossing a three-month-old Pit Bull puppy, Joey,...

2012-08-08 06:22:46

First Phase Uncovers Promising Trends, Daunting Challenges WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A staggering three to four million healthy, adoptable pets are euthanized every year at shelters across the country. Still others wander the streets, sick and hungry, given up by the families that once loved them. What are the reasons behind the alarming number of animals who are abandoned, unwanted, and euthanized each year, and how can we better ensure they find their way to...

2012-08-07 10:25:59

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Animal welfare experts agree that sterilizing pets can go a long way to reduce unwanted litters and decrease the number of animals that flood shelters or become homeless. But for animal lovers who want to spay or neuter their pets, the cost of the procedure can be a barrier. Twin Cities veterinarian Dr. Meghann Kruck and Animal Humane Society (AHS), based in Golden Valley, Minn., were convinced that a lot more people would...

2012-08-03 23:03:03

True-Dose is donating $100,000 worth of product to support Petfinder Foundation´s efforts to provide the best care to animals currently living in shelters across the country. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 True-Dose is partnering with Petfinder Foundation to support their efforts to find good homes for shelter pets by donating $100,000 worth of True-Dose pet supplements. True-Dose produces liquid supplements for pets ranging from Calming to Wellness. True-Dose has become a...

2012-08-02 10:25:02

Show Your Pride for Your Mutt-i-gree in the 2013 Calendar Photo Contest PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - is celebrating World Mutt-i-grees® Rescue Month with a 2013 Calendar Photo Contest. World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month, which began on August 1(st), recognizes that shelters nationwide have many wonderful animals available; it also recognizes the...

2012-07-30 02:25:44

August's "Primp Your Pit" promotion will provide low-cost spay/neuter surgeries to pit bull terriers PHOENIX, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PetSmart Charities(®), the country's largest funder of spay/neuter efforts, will sponsor the "Primp Your Pit" promotion during the month of August as a result of a $1 million national spay/neuter grant program aimed at saving the lives of pit bull terriers, one of the most at-risk populations of being euthanized due to...

2012-07-25 06:23:50

Board of Directors of Leading National Animal Welfare Organization Engages Executive Search Firm NEW YORK, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that President and CEO Ed Sayres has notified the Board of Directors of his intention to step down from management by year end after nearly a decade at the helm of one of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations. A committee of the...

2012-07-10 23:00:44

By thinking adoption first, Petco aims to help find homes for thousands of pets in need every month. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 As Jonathan Swift once said, “Every dog must have his day,” and Petco customers have truly brought this famous quote to life, and then some, since they helped save the lives of 5,120 dogs, cats and small animals during Petco´s June National Adoption Weekend. Although adopting helps save thousands of pet´s lives every month, it´s...

2012-07-10 06:27:03

LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyPetRecords.com announces that it is now accepting applications from animal shelters and rescue groups across the country for its affiliate program. The program is designed to increase awareness of shelters and rescue groups by providing access to FPR's large social media presence; in addition to monetary support through sponsorships, donations and incentives. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120710/LA36491) The company currently...