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2014-06-30 23:02:37

Best Friends Animal Society (http://www.bestfriends.org) offers tips for keeping pets safe this 4th of July weekend. Fireworks are terrifying for many animals, and run-away pets wind up in shelters across the country, making this their busiest time of year. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 While humans are uttering “oohs” and “ahhs,” enjoying the 4th of July fireworks, many terrified dogs are digging under or jumping over fences, breaking tethers or even shattering windows in an...

2014-06-30 12:28:32

--Superfish Also Launches Android Version of its first Mobile App, PetMatch, Connecting More People, on More Devices With More Adoptable Pets-- PALO ALTO, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superfish, a pioneer in visual search technology, and Adopt-a-Pet.com announced today a new partnership that combines the power of the world's largest non-profit database of adoptable pets with PetMatch, the world's first visual pet search mobile app. The company also announced a new Android version of...

2014-06-27 23:04:22

ASPCA’s first-ever interactive mobile app provides pet owners with research-based tips and tools for recovering lost pets. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Nearly one-in-five pets goes missing after being scared by the sound of fireworks, thunderstorms or other loud noises according to recent survey findings. Because having the right information handy is key when the unthinkable happens, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has...

2014-06-26 08:25:17

National Shelter Renovation Project Improves Shelter Dogs' Temporary Homes Across the Country NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than four million dogs enter shelters each year - and the PEDIGREE® Brand is dedicated to helping change the lives of shelter dogs in a big way. To show their support, today PEDIGREE announced plans to improve shelters across the country through a shelter renovation project. This project is a continuation of the documentary-style See what good food can...

2014-06-25 23:12:22

The global Animal Parasiticides market is consolidated in nature, wherein the top five players account for more than 60%–65% of the market share. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/animal-parasiticide-market-258895412.html (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The “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)...

2014-06-24 12:35:10

Twitter conversation at 2pm EDT @Action4IFAW; Tweet #IFAWQ to ask a question YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ownership of exotic animals in the United States is a huge and looming issue. Join IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare on Tuesday, June 24 at 2PM EDT for a @Action4IFAW twitter Q&A session with IFAW Animal Rescue team member Kelly Donithan who led the seizure of 11 tigers, three lions, three bears and two wolves in New York...

2014-06-23 23:02:19

PSA Sheds Light on Heartbreaking Truth About Puppy Mills and How to Stop the Cycle http://bestfriends.org/puppymills Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 While large cities like Los Angeles and Chicago have made major strides recently by banning pet stores from selling animals bred at commercial breeding facilities, also known as “puppy mills,” many Americans remain unaware of the problem. A survey released today by Best Friends Animal Society reveals that more than two in five...

2014-06-18 08:29:44

With affordable wellness coverage available on all plans, more pet parents can give their pets critical veterinary care CANTON, Ohio, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This season is a great time to schedule pets' annual checkups, and now more pet parents in the US can have help giving their cats and dogs important preventive care with expanded wellness coverage options through the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program. The expanded wellness care options are part of several ASPCA Pet...

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 -...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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