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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...

2014-08-04 23:04:10

Apptitude and The Houston Zoo have just launched Houston Zoo Kids, an engaging, fully-illustrated educational game for kids that teaches them about animals and global conservation issues in the wild. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Houston Zoo has partnered with Apptitude to develop a game for kids to help children aged 4 to 10 learn about global conservation and environmental issues. Houston Zoo Kids has just launched and is available to play now for free at...

2014-07-23 23:14:49

Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian, Julian Peckich DVM are hosting a 2014 Dog Days of Summer Pet Rescue Event on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 12:00 to 2:00. Donated items will be sold and all proceeds presented to local animal rescue group, The Tigg Neuter Project. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Marietta, Georgia and surrounding areas have more rescue dogs and cats available than necessary homes. In an efforts to lower population of needy pets; Marietta Vet Clinic, Julian...

2014-07-18 08:23:13

BASEL, Switzerland, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Basel Declaration presented the Award for Education in Animal Research for the third consecutive year. The award winner, Vladimir Sergeevich Popov from the Moscow State University, will attend a 1-week course at Zuerich University for research with animals according to the rules of the 3Rs (Replace, Reduce, Refine). As head of the animal research laboratory at the Moscow State University, Popov has been given the task of...

2014-07-14 08:27:24

HAMILTON, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invivotek L.L.C., a member of the Genesis Biotechnology Group, LLC is pleased to announce that its animal research facility was awarded full accreditation from the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC). AAALAC promotes the humane treatment of animals in science worldwide through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. AAALAC recognizes the highest standards for animal...

2014-07-13 23:03:30

Instagram users can enter to win one of five $100 1-800-PetMeds gift certificates by posting pictures of their pets on Instagram with the hashtag #PetMedsMutt. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 1-800-PetMeds, America’s Largest Pet Pharmacy, has announced its #PetMedsMutt giveaway in celebration of National Mutt Day on July 31. Participants can enter to win one of five $100 gift certificates to 1-800-PetMeds by posting pictures of their pets to Instagram with the hashtag...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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