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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...

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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'