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2014-01-28 12:27:03

"Best in Shelter(TM)" would culminate with Valentine's Day 2015 special showcasing the heart and soul of dogs and cats in shelters across America NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and award-winning animal advocate Jill Rappaport, announced today they are developing "Best in Shelter(TM)", a television series and prime-time special showcasing the special appeal of shelter pets. The first...

2014-01-24 23:01:23

Industry Leading and Award-winning Pet Resort Announces New Offerings and Continues to Help Animals in Need Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 When you think of pet lodging, a tropical landscape probably isn’t what you have in mind. However, My Second Home Pet Resort delivers just that. In fact, you can’t miss it: the Franklin-based pet lodge boasts a ceiling-high glass wall in the lobby, which offers full views of the indoor island paradise, complete with tropical plants, a...

2014-01-24 12:21:22

Today's egg production is more efficient than previous decades and leaves a smaller environmental footprint PARK RIDGE, Ill., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in Poultry Science shows that while U.S. egg production has increased over the past 50 years, the industry has also been able to significantly decrease its environmental footprint. Researchers conducted a lifecycle analysis of U.S. egg production from 1960 to 2010 to evaluate environmental performance measures for the...

2014-01-23 23:25:48

The Lucky Ones, a documentary about the heart-wrenching journey each Lucky Dog takes from the shelter to the his or her forever home, is set to premiere this Sunday, January 26th! Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Lucky Ones, a film by Creative Liquid Productions in cooperation with Washington, DC based Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will premiere January 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Cinema and and Drafthouse in Arlington, VA. The premiere will be hosted by Dr. Katy Nelson,...

2014-01-23 23:24:26

The question Healthy Spot has been asking the last few months is “Where can you Spot us next?” This Saturday marks the unveiling of their first location in Orange County, with the opening of their Costa Mesa store. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The question Healthy Spot has been asking the last few months is “Where can you Spot us next?” This Saturday marks the unveiling of their first location in Orange County, with the opening of their Costa Mesa store. In the heart...

2014-01-22 23:23:03

Xtalks presents an exciting live webinar on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:00am EST (16:00 GMT). Join keynote speakers Aysha Akhtar, Fellow, Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, and Medical Officer, Food and Drug Administration, and Dr. Toby Gill, Independent Nanotechnology Professional, UK, for a one-hour discussion on alternatives to animal testing methods. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The presenters will discuss scientific and ethical imperatives associated with the use of...

2014-01-17 20:23:22

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Dog Rescue Foundation is putting a new spin on dog rescue, with a new national contest launching January 15. The "You Rescue Me" contest is intended to celebrate man's best friend in an entirely new way--by focusing on how dogs rescue humans, rather than the other way around. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/MN48673) Contestants from across the U.S. can enter by uploading a video (one-minute maximum length) of...

2014-01-17 20:22:04

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. Congress for voting to prohibit the use of tax dollars to inspect U.S. horse slaughter facilities, reinstating a ban on domestic horse slaughter for the 2014 fiscal year, and thanks President Barack Obama for signing this measure into law. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060731/NYM024LOGO) ASPCA President & CEO Matt...

2014-01-16 12:24:44

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) announces new standards for products that are labeled Certified Humane® and either "Free Range" or "Pasture Raised." There is currently no legal definition for "Free Range" or "Pasture Raised" in the United States, therefore these terms are often used on poultry packaging with no unilateral definitions for the consumer to trust. HFAC's 28-member Scientific Committee has spent nearly two years reviewing all...

Zoo Collaboration Endangered Species
2014-01-15 14:41:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new report in the open access journal PLOS ONE, a team of international scientists is calling for a more concerted effort to care for and breed endangered animal species in captivity. According to the report, the extremely hard work and large amount of resources spent on the conservation of these species can be hampered by international regulations, misguided strategies and a general lack of communication. Study author Dalia A....


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