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2012-04-04 02:35:03

CANTON, Ohio, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hartville Group, Inc. along with its Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc. subsidiary, one of the oldest and largest pet insurance providers in the U.S., today announced its selection as strategic pet insurance partner for Protect Your Bubble, a new online insurance brand of specialty insurance products. The pet insurance plans will be offered through Protect Your Bubble's website and mobile app. The Hartville Group also provides pet...

2012-03-01 10:28:00

Animal shelters nationwide encouraged to apply for chance at more than $500,000 in prize grants for saving more homeless dogs and cats NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has teamed up with television personality, bestselling author and philanthropist Rachael Ray for the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, with more than $500,000 in prize grants to help...

2012-02-27 11:39:00

Cats removed and transported to temporary shelter with assistance from local, national agencies NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), at the request of the Madison County Sheriff's Office and Madison County Animal Control in northern Florida, is managing the removal and sheltering of hundreds of cats living in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions from a non-profit cat sanctuary known as...

2012-02-23 14:58:00

Groups represent animal protection, civil liberties, environmental, health, food safety and workers' concerns NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-seven national groups representing a wide spectrum of public interests have signed on to a statement opposing proposed "ag-gag" legislation that is being considered in states around the country. These bills seek to criminalize investigations that reveal animal abuse and could suppress critical information about the...

2012-01-24 06:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog lovers are never shy about publicly parading their pooch pride. But too often cat affection is locked behind closed doors. No more, says the makers of Fresh Step(®) litter. In honor of Cat Appreciation Month this February, the makers of Fresh Step litter have teamed up with cat-loving country star Kellie Pickler to ask cat lovers to flood Facebook with images of them wearing their favorite cat-centric clothing. Don't have any...

2012-01-16 16:02:00

CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hartville Group, Inc., which with its subsidiary Petsmarketing Insurance.com Agency, Inc. is one of the largest and oldest pet insurance providers in the US, has announced new plans that will expand coverage in the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program to include 90% reimbursement of eligible veterinary expenses, treatments for hereditary and congenital conditions, and higher per-incident limits, among other new benefits. The new plans were...

2011-12-20 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, December 22, 2011 is the first day of winter, and this year it also marks 'National Keep Pets Safe in Winter Day' thanks to Morton Salt's pet-friendly ice melt Safe-T-Pet® and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®). Morton and the ASPCA have teamed up for a public service campaign to raise consumer awareness about pet-related winter hazards and offer...

2011-11-30 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that a total of 52,484 pets found homes during the 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge, a three-month competition where 49 shelters from 33 states and territories across the United States worked to increase the number of animals saved--either by adoption, alternative placements or being reunited with their owners--in order...

2011-10-20 12:08:00

Family-owned pet store chain partners with ASPCA to increase in-store pet adoptions BEAVERCREEK, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds Jack's Pets (formerly Jack's Aquarium & Pets) for its decision to no longer sell puppies in any of its stores and to expand its work with local animal shelters and rescue groups to offer in-store pet adoptions. Jack's...

2011-10-05 06:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter can be hazardous for people living in cold-weather regions - and for our four-legged friends. To help keep pets safe this winter, Morton Salt's( ) Safe-T-Pet® brand ice melt and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced a public service campaign that kicks off on the first day of winter, Dec. 22, with "National Keep Pets Safe in Winter Day."...