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2014-06-17 23:12:25

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue, along with hundreds of DC area nonprofits, will be participating in Do More 24 Thursday, June 19. This one-day online fundraising is expected to raise more than a million dollars for DC area charities. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 On June 19th, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will join hundreds of nonprofit organizations in the DC Area for an innovative 24-hour online fundraiser- Do More 24. This community-wide fundraiser powered by the United Way of the...

2014-06-17 16:23:51

MILLBROOK, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwin J. Sayres, a proven nonprofit leader known for building high-performing organizations positioned for sustainable growth, has launched a nonprofit management consulting and philanthropic advisory firm. As President and CEO of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) from 2003 to 2013, Mr. Sayres led substantial growth in brand equity, fundraising, corporate partnerships and mission outcomes. Photo -...

2014-06-10 12:26:55

TAMPA, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Animal Friend, an organization dedicated to saving the lives of unwanted cats and dogs throughout the state of Florida, announced the tremendous increase in grant submissions in 2014. Through collaborative marketing efforts led by Frankel Media Group (FMG), a Gainesville, Florida based full service marketing communications agency, Florida Animal Friend has been able to reach more organizations across the state of Florida. After...

2014-06-03 23:08:55

Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during "9 Lives for $9" - http://bestfriends.org/promo. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 A wildly successful national cat adoption promotion returns this month when 130+ animal rescue groups and shelters nationwide will join with Best Friends Animal Society in “9 Lives for $9”. Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during this promotion. In addition to Best Friends...

2014-06-03 23:04:19

World Animal Protection Serves as SB ’14 San Diego’s Humane Foods Sponsor San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Sustainable Brands®, the premier global community of brand innovators, will go cage-free in its food offerings at this year’s Sustainable Brands San Diego (SB ’14 San Diego) event, taking place June 2-5. The event will serve cage-free eggs, free-range chicken and humanely sourced yogurt to attendees, in partnership with World Animal Protection. World Animal...

When It Comes To Intelligence, Cat Lovers Rule And Dog Lovers Drool
2014-06-02 13:32:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a report that’s sure to stoke the on-going rivalry between cat lovers and dog lovers, researchers from Carroll University found that cat lovers are smarter than dog lovers. Presented last month at the annual Association for Psychological Science convention in San Francisco, the report also found that cat lovers are more introverted, sensitive and open-minded than dog lovers – while concluding that ‘dog people’ tend to be...

2014-06-02 12:28:26

DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Animal Parasiticides Market by Product (Endoparasiticides, Ectoparasiticides, Endectocides, Oral Liquids, Tablets, Injectables, Sprays, Pour On, Spot On, Collars, Ear Tags), Animal (Dogs, Cats, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep & Goats) - Global Forecast to 2018" report to its research database. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92693) The veterinary pharmaceuticals including parasiticides have transformed the...

2014-05-30 23:13:52

On June 12, 2014, Villalobos Rescue Center of "Pit Bulls and Parolees" fame and other animal advocates will host a New Orleans' first, MASH-style spay-neuter clinic where nearly two dozen dogs will be spayed by local veterinarians - at no cost to the owners. The event, humorously named "Balls Out," is designed not only to help under-served citizens spay or neuter their dogs, but also to raise awareness about the importance of neutering and spaying intact animals,...

2014-05-30 23:11:56

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is hosting a Doggie Fashion Show and adoption event this Saturday May 31st from 12pm-2pm at Neiman Marcus Last Call in Fairfax, VA to showcase the black dogs available for adoption. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will host a Doggie Fashion Show and adoption event this Saturday May 31st from 12pm-2pm at Neiman Marcus Last Call in Fairfax, VA. The event is the culmination of the month long promotion Back in Black sponsored by national...

2014-05-30 23:02:16

Pet overpopulation is a massive problem throughout the U.S. and the solution is a relatively easy one. Be The Solution, Inc. is working to spay-neuter 4,000 dogs and cats in the local Tallahassee area this year and Animal Support is helping to fund the low-cost voucher program for those pet services. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Animal Support, an animal welfare charity co-founded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, is helping Tallahassee’s Be The Solution, Inc. to educate the public about...


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