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2014-04-18 12:23:42

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egg farmers across the country are helping in the fight against hunger by donating nearly half a million fresh eggs to food assistance organizations coast-to-coast during the month of April. According to Feeding America, one in six Americans is faced with hunger and can't afford to buy groceries. Members of the United Egg Producers (UEP) are contributing to food banks all across America to ease the struggle of putting food on the table...

2014-04-18 04:20:58

DUBLIN, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ddkpws/mice_model_market) has announced the addition of the "Mice Model Market - by Type, Technology, Disease, Service & Care Products - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ddkpws/mice_model_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the years, the use of mice models has...

2014-04-17 23:11:47

Healthy Spot has made a positive impact on local animal welfare through a variety of programs they have created. “Round Up For Rescues” tops the list with raising over $100,000 for various groups and organizations committed to help animals in need or raising awareness to animal welfare issues. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Healthy Spot, a Southern California pet retailer, is not only known for providing the healthiest food options and quality products for four-legged...

2014-04-14 23:09:58

Global In-vitro Toxicity Testing Market 2014-2018 report says animal welfare organizations across the world are supporting in vitro toxicity testing. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Cosmetic as well as chemical companies are trying to market and sell their products by campaigning animal-free testing. Popular brands of cosmetics are implementing animal-free testing policies to market and sell their products. Vendors are targeting compassionate consumers by marketing their products as...

2014-04-14 23:01:31

Edmonton, Alberta (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 If only pets could talk. The big changes happening at Canada’s animal shelters would make the rounds from dog park to groomer’s chair. What’s all the bark about? Pet insurance. When Petplan pet insurance set paw in Canada last year, the shelter pet experience in Winnipeg got a big boost – the kind that not only finds cats and dogs new homes, but helps keep them there for life. Thanks to Petplan, every cat and dog adopted at the Winnipeg...

2014-04-08 23:00:31

Magic Bullet Fund acknowledges receipt of a generous grant from Animal Support, co-founded by, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi. Nearly 10,000 dogs are diagnosed with cancer every day and because many dog owners do not have the resources to pay for their treatment The Magic Bullet Fund provides financial assistance to families that cannot afford treatment fees. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Animal Support selected this Fund to help pay for life-saving care to dogs with cancer. To date, Magic...

2014-04-01 23:26:13

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit the idea, the Surgical Coveralls For Domesticated Pets, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 No pet owner wants to watch their pets suffer, which is why an inventor from Teaneck, N.J., created a prototype for the patent-pending SURGICAL COVERALLS FOR DOMESTICATED PETS. The invention protects a wound area after spaying, neutering or body surgery. The accessory prevents the animal from chewing,...

2014-03-27 16:23:29

TAMPA, Fla., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Who rescued who?" is a question often pondered by those who know the joy of rescuing a pet. This question was the impetus of a powerful short film that is opening the Sonoma International Film Festival in Sonoma, Calif. next week. "Le Sauvetage" (The Rescue) is a six-minute film produced by Peter McEvilley, award-winning filmmaker and composer whose credits include The House Bunny, Last Vegas and Alias, and starring the Olate Dogs,...

2014-03-26 23:23:43

Best Friends Animal Society http://www.bestfriends.org explains why the best chance for survival of neonatal kittens born outside is to keep them with their mother, and also shares resources on how to foster baby cats. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Twelve years ago, it seemed like the right thing to do. Janice Dankert found a litter of tiny kittens under her porch and her first response was to scoop them up. “I hadn’t realized that free-roaming female cats -- who haven’t been...

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...