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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...

2014-02-13 23:26:17

All proceeds from this special photo shoot will benefit homeless dogs and cats. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and Houndstooth Photography will be holding a Valentine’s Photo shoot on Saturday, February 15th at Wagtime, 1232 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC. The shoot will be from 11 am to 1 pm. The $35 dollar sitting fee will be donated to Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. Prints can be ordered from Houndstooth Photography for an additional charge. Pet...

2014-02-13 23:02:15

National animal welfare and wildlife conservation group needs donations for monkeys' rehabilitation and forever care. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 After a Japanese macaque and a vervet monkey were rescued from deplorable conditions as someone's "pet" at a home in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary welcomed the two female primates this week, providing them with a forever home at the 186 acre facility in Dilley, Texas. On January 31,...

2014-02-12 08:31:33

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) sent a letter to Mike Brown, president of the National Chicken Council (NCC), condemning the trade association's new guidelines for the humane treatment of the 9 billion chickens raised for meat each year in the United States. NCC claims that their guidelines are based on scientific knowledge and the principle that chickens raised for food should be cared for in ways that prevent or minimize fear,...

2014-02-11 23:30:44

The nonprofit organization, Animals for Armed Forces® Foundation, appreciates the support of Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi and their charity Animal Support. They look forward to expanding their calendar of free pet adoption events for members of the United States military. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Animal Support and its charity cofounders, Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, recently received the thanks for supporting the work of Animals for Armed Forces Foundation®, a...

2014-02-10 04:21:31

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wlcf6t/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/wlcf6t/mice_model_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the years, the use of mice models...

2014-02-07 23:22:13

Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, co-founders of Animal Support, applaud the Facebook “watchdog” who reported an appalling photo of an endangered puppy. The posters of the photo were consequently arrested for animal cruelty. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 An animal welfare advocate was appalled by what he saw posted on Facebook – a photo of a newborn puppy nestled in a plastic freezer bag. The concerned citizen duly reported the image to local authorities and the Albuquerque woman and...

2014-02-06 23:29:03

The Animals and Society Institute, an international nonprofit research, education, and public policy organization, has named Maya Gupta, Ph.D., as its new executive director. Ann Abor, MI (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Gupta will oversee three major programs devoted to animal abuse prevention and treatment, the academic field of Human-Animal Studies, and public policy measures that improve animal protection. She has already worked with the ASI to train mental health providers to use an...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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