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2014-04-30 23:15:27

Engage Mobile and the Kansas City Zoo team up with Google Glass to capture a day in the life of a penguin keeper at the Helzberg Penguin Plaza. Kansas City, Mo (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Engage Mobile Solutions, the award-winning mobile strategy, development and marketing firm, and the Kansas City Zoo today released a behind-the-scenes look at the world of penguins. The video captures a first-person perspective of the life of a penguin keeper using Google Glass, the newest wearable mobile...

2014-04-29 12:24:40

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An open letter to President Obama published today in the Washington Post expresses support for the Administration's proposed new rules to halt domestic ivory sales. Signatories on the letter include high-profile individuals, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Goodall and Dave Matthews, alongside a coalition of businesses and conservation organizations representing millions of Americans. Representatives of the coalition issued...

2014-04-25 12:26:58

AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April 26 is World Veterinary Day, a day to recognize the importance of the veterinary profession. Observed on the last Saturday of April, World Veterinary Day celebrates the role of veterinarians, highlighting a different aspect of animal medicine each year. This year's theme is animal welfare. The Texas Veterinary Medical Association aims to raise awareness among Texas pet owners of the contribution of veterinarians to the...

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,...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.