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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...

2014-03-05 12:28:18

First in Canada to Video Monitor Euthanasia Investment in cooperative research with Campbell Center for the Study of Animal Welfare - University of Guelph KITCHENER, ON, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Hybrid Turkeys is taking immediate action and making industry leading changes to raising turkeys after company officials were shown an undercover animal activist video. The video depicted employees at one of the company's barns in southwestern Ontario utilizing euthanasia methods that, while...

2014-03-04 23:29:47

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and the Florence Area Humane Society will hold a special screening of The Lucky Ones, a film by Creative Liquid Productions, on Saturday, March 15 at 6 :30 pm at the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 2930 Masters Way, Darlington, South Carolina. Florence, SC (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and the Florence Area Humane Society will hold a special screening of The Lucky Ones, a film by Creative Liquid Productions, on Saturday, March 15 at 6 :30 pm at the...

2014-02-20 08:25:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Ad Council, in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Maddie's Fund(®), launches a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) on behalf of The Shelter Pet Project campaign. In the new ads, adorable adopted shelter dogs and cats practically reach through TV screens, imploring audiences to play with them. Prospective pet owners are reminded that there are thousands of amazing shelter pets ready to...

2014-02-20 00:23:48

HSUS on record as accepting modified battery cages as an industry standard -- even in "cage-free" California SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association (HFA) today put into context the recent announcement by the United Egg Producers (UEP) that it will cease lobbying for Senator Feinstein's "Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments" (S. 820). UEP president, Chad Gregory, acknowledged from the very start that the egg industry never expected...

2014-02-14 08:27:23

Investigation Exposing Cows Being Beaten, Whipped and Stabbed Spurs Criminal Prosecutions - Glendale-Based Nestle Urged to Adopt Strict Animal Welfare Policies LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four workers at a dairy farm that was supplying cheese to DiGiorno Pizza, a product of Glendale-based Nestle, are being charged with a total of 11 counts of criminal animal cruelty. The charges stem from shocking animal abuse captured on a hidden-camera video by Mercy For Animals at a...


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