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2014-09-11 08:25:33

National Litter Donation and Catdance Film Festival Shine Spotlight on Animal Adoption OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cats reward our lives in millions of ways, yet the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) estimates that there are approximately 3.4 million cats in need of loving homes this year. As a long-standing supporter of the ASPCA, Fresh Step is upping its commitment to shelters nationwide with the launch of its 'Million...

2014-09-09 23:07:56

Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge Makes $100,000 in Grants Available to Help At-Risk Animals Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Michelson Found Animals (http://www.FoundAnimals.org), an independently funded nonprofit working to find the big ideas that reduce euthanasia in shelters, is launching the Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge, the first ever CrowdRise Challenge to specifically support companion animals, like dogs and cats. The Saving Pets Challenge is...

2014-09-04 16:28:51

Michelle Ganci to Oversee Welfare of 1 Billion Animals on America's Farms and Ranches Via the American Humane Certified(TM) Program; Vows Dramatic Growth to Cover More of Nation's 10 Billion Animals in Agriculture WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A dynamic new leader has been named to oversee the welfare of some one billion animals on U.S. farms and ranches, and dramatically expand the nation's first, largest, and fastest-growing certification program protecting...

2014-08-30 23:05:00

Music Accelerator hosts New York’s Mad Satta and Los Angeles’ Wages for a 2-week immersive recording & music-business strategy program. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Zoo Labs is excited to announce its September 2014 Zoo Labs Music Residency (ZLMR), an innovative 2-week program that immerses creative teams in a state-of-the-art recording studio and workshop environment. Selected through a competitive application process, New York-based Mad Satta and Los Angeles’ Wages...

2014-08-27 00:20:32

Poll underscores need for vigilance from both pet owners and the general public NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A newly released poll by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed that good intentions don't always equate to action when it comes to rescuing dogs in parked cars on hot days. In a nationwide telephone survey, an overwhelming majority ? 93 percent ? of adults who have never encountered a dog in a car on a hot day...

2014-08-20 23:01:54

Park Cities Pet Sitter Selects Street Dog Rescue “Duck Team 6” As Its Recipient Charitable Organization for This Year’s Presents 4 Pets Program (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. has announced their participation in the 2014 NAPPS Presents 4 Pets supply donation drive that benefits the animal shelter and rescue communities. Presents 4 Pets is a national campaign that coincides with the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, which...

2014-08-13 23:00:51

In fiscal year 2014, Best Friends Animal Society (http://www.bestfriends.org) has given its No More Homeless Pets Network Partners nearly $503,000 in grants to support 3,190 adoptions, 9,416 spay/neuter surgeries and a kitten nursery program to save the lives of 1,200 newborn kittens. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Best Friends doesn’t just talk about saving lives, the Utah-based organization puts their money where their snout is. In fiscal year 2014, Best Friends...

2014-08-13 08:26:29

New book provides step-by-step instructions to create a workable fundraising program. PHOENIX, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Crum is a nationally recognized expert on fundraising in the animal welfare industry. He has recently authored "An Animal Shelter's Guide to Fundraising." This "How To" guide was created to help animal welfare professionals by providing simple step-by-step instructions to create a workable fundraising program. Photo -...

2014-08-11 23:00:22

Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian Julian Peckich DVM have announced a monthly cookie drive to support shelter pets in Georgia. The Clinic plans an ongoing effort of education, fundraisers and support for the Tigg Neuter Project. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian Julian Peckich DVM have a huge heart for homeless animals. The clinic plans monthly ongoing efforts to help change the plight of shelter cats and dogs in local Cobb County. Once a month,...

2014-08-05 12:23:32

National nonprofit celebrates Farmers' Market Week by helping farmers improve animal welfare CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) awarded nearly $60,000 in grants to farmers located across the country to help them transition to pasture-based systems, improve the marketing of their humane products, and enrich the conditions in which their farm animals are raised. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133608 24 farmers...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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