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2013-10-29 23:01:35

Animal Support cofounders, Julian Omidi, Maria Abaca, and Dr. Michael Omidi, announce their support of “The Paw Project,” a new documentary film by the charity of the same name, which exposes the cruelty of the feline declawing process. The new movie premiered September 27th at in New York City. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Paw Project, a charity dedicated to ending the practice of feline declawing, premiered a new documentary film on September 27, 2013in New York City. The film...

2013-10-24 23:02:46

Treatment of animals in the entertainment industry is governed by the American Humane Association, which is accused of lax oversight in a recent lawsuit. The cofounders of Animal Support speak out against the practice of animal neglect and abuse on the sets of large budget films. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 New claims that production supervisors from the American Humane Association may have turned a blind eye to instances of animal abuse and neglect on film and television productions were...

2013-10-24 20:22:13

Demystifies PAM compliance for AAALAC accreditation and risk mitigation FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SoBran is proud to announce the release of a white paper on Post Approval Monitoring (PAM) The What, Why and How of Instituting a Professional Post-Approval Monitoring Program. IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) post approval monitoring implementation is required for accreditation and licensing by such agencies as AAALAC (Association for...

2013-10-24 04:20:20

Six Institutions Move Five Manatees in Three Days! SINGAPORE, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One rehabilitated manatee from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and two from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium have returned to Florida, and new manatees in need of tender loving care are now receiving attention from the animal experts at the two Ohio facilities. The moves, which occurred October 11 thru October 13, are part of both zoos' participation in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

2013-10-23 08:25:02

TURLOCK, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gemperle Family Farms -- known for their hormone-free and antibiotic-free eggs -- recently unveiled a new educational website that boasts comprehensive product information, company history and multiple interactive features that let customers digitally engage with the farm. "Our business has evolved over the past few years, so the new website is an exciting way to showcase Gemperle Farms and the unique way we treat our chickens and...

2013-10-22 12:30:32

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC), the leading non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced today that Bolzano Artisan Meats has achieved certification through Certified Humane® for their salami products. Bolzano Artisan Meats, based in Milwaukee, WI, is proud of its status as the first company in Wisconsin to practice the art of dry curing, using traditional European...

2013-10-18 12:21:31

SYDNEY, NS, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA), the national organization representing accredited zoological institutions, today welcomed the support of the mayors of Atlantic Canada's largest cities for more stringent provincial rules on exotic animals and the licensing of zoos and aquariums. "On behalf of Canada's accredited zoo and aquarium community, I want to thank the mayors for their support and leadership on this issue," said Massimo...

2013-10-17 23:32:30

Recent regulation updates by the United States Department of Agriculture address loopholes that have allowed online pet stores to operate without supervision. Cofounders of the nonprofit organization Animal Support are excited to see these new regulations enacted. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 CBS News and other media channels report on September, 11th 2013 (http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013/09/11/chicago-animal-welfare-group-applauds-new-puppy-mill-regulations/) that the U.S. Department of...

2013-10-16 08:24:18

October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Ad Council, The Humane Society of the United States and Maddie's Fund(®) in partnership with Halo Pet Foundation, released an online video series called "Meet My Shelter Pet" to showcase the unique bonds between shelter pets and their adoptive owners and remind viewers that there are thousands of amazing shelter pets ready to meet them. Launched to coincide with National Adopt a Shelter...

2013-10-10 23:01:10

Public Invited to See Pet Rehab Demonstrations and Meet ‘Celebrity’ Guests Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Bringing a holistic approach to veterinary physical therapy, California Animal Rehabilitation (C.A.R.E.) is opening its doors at its new advanced facility to the public for an Open House on Oct. 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. to get an inside view of how the team’s comprehensive treatment program works. Local pet celebrity Philly, a recently rescued Pit Bull who was saved by LAPD...