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2014-03-18 23:04:37

Human medications – especially blood pressure pills – cause most problems for pets, reports ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. New York (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In a new report released today by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that human medications once again tops the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets. Within the human medications category, a majority of cases (4,151)...

2014-03-17 08:30:02

Local Certified Pet Loss Provider, Vivianne Villanueva, and Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon, Sarit Dhupa, Open First Brick and Mortar Center Dedicated to All Aspects of End-of-Life Care for the Dying Pet and their family SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Much like the death of a human family member, the loss of a pet can be a truly devastating experience, as pets have grown to become an integral part of the family unit. This leads us to the next evolution in pet care, Into The...

2014-03-14 12:30:21

Industry Associations Support Hybrid Turkeys Commitment to Animal Welfare Employees Remain Suspended Pending Full Investigation KITCHENER, ON, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Hybrid Turkeys has taken clear steps to enhance the ethical and responsible treatment of the turkey flocks in their care. Last week Hybrid became the first company to announce video monitoring of all euthanasia of birds under their care. Four employees were suspended by the company based on a viewing of video taken in...

2014-03-12 23:27:34

AdoptandShop.org Donates Percentage of Purchases to Animal Shelters (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Found Animals’ Adopt & Shop, a community of integrated adoption and retail centers, complimented by online retail and education tools, is inviting people to gather around “The Waterbowl” with the launch of AdoptandShop.org, a progressive online platform that unites e-commerce and philanthropy in support of happy, healthy pets. This destination for pet owners offers quality and unique pet...

2014-03-12 08:23:47

ZANESVILLE, Ohio, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As of January 1, 2014, Ohio residents are no longer allowed to obtain exotic animals, and all previously owned creatures are heavily regulated. The law came into existence through a series of unfortunate events where exotic animal owner, Terry Thompson, in Zanesville let 49 of his animals loose before committing suicide in 2011. "The animals, including 18 tigers, were killed by local authorities," said Dan Stockdale, conservationist...

2014-03-11 23:33:18

Verde Pointe Dental Associates, Drs. Kirk Kimmerling DDS, Suzanna Aguilera DMD and Garrick McGrath DMD in conjunction with Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM are hosting the first annual Gone to the Dogs Fundraiser on behalf of the Tigg Neuter Project a local Marietta shelter pet spay and neuter group in Cobb County. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Marietta dentists, Marietta veterinarian and staff at Verde Pointe Professional Park have a huge heart for local shelter...

2014-03-10 08:28:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress, Mayim Bialik, has teamed up with Cruelty Free International to campaign for a United States ban on animal tests for cosmetics. The images can be viewed here [http://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/en/a/MB ]. Mayim Bialik stated: 'It is very important to me to speak out on behalf of animals who cannot protest their suffering and ask the compassionate people of the United States to join me, and Cruelty Free...

2014-03-06 04:23:36

Since its debut last year, Trupanion's Shelter Support Program has given over $45,000 to non-profit animal shelters across the U.S. SEATTLE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trupanion donated over $45,000 to non-profit animal shelters across the U.S. and Canada since the 2013 launch of its Shelter Support Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/SF78009LOGO Trupanion, a medical coverage provider for pets, launched the Shelter Support Program in March 2013 in service of...

2014-03-05 23:29:04

Animal ethics groups offer Froguts virtual dissection software to schools throughout India. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Froguts, the only provider of subscription-based dissection simulations and labs for K-12 and higher education, is now being offered to schools by leading animal rights groups in India in an effort to fulfill country-wide governmental guidelines banning the use of animal dissection in schools, universities, and colleges. This is a major step towards implementing...

2014-03-05 12:28:22

TORONTO, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Turkey Federation (NTF) congratulates Hybrid Turkeys on its decision to incorporate pro-active, forward-looking policies, reviewed and approved by leading veterinary experts, into its animal care program. These policies - particularly the requirement that all on-farm euthanasia be videotaped - demonstrate leadership and an understanding that turkey consumers throughout North America expect the highest standards of animal care in turkey...


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