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2010-04-13 10:03:00

Former Head of Communications for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Joins Nation's Leading Animal Welfare Organization NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the appointment of Elizabeth J.

2010-03-02 09:23:00

Major Grants Will Save Retired Racehorses Across the Country NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative -- a major initiative made possible by a generous donor -- that will aid in the rescue of retired racehorses from neglect, abuse, and slaughter.

2010-02-17 12:40:00

Alleged fighting dogs left to starve NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), under the authority of the Washington County, Ga.

2010-02-05 13:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc., coming off a record-breaking 2009, will present checks to the five charities involved in its unique Share the Love Event campaign at 9 a.m. during the Chicago Auto Show on Thursday, February 11, 2010.

2010-01-04 10:35:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(R) (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(R)) has appointed Tim Rickey as Senior Director of its newly created Field Investigations and Response team, effective January 4, 2010.

2009-12-10 17:10:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: As part of the second-annual Subaru "Share the Love Event", which runs from November 21, 2009 - January 4, 2010, Subaru will host the ASPCA and National Wildlife Federation at Navy Pier during Winter WonderFest.

2009-11-13 10:59:00

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2009-09-28 12:00:00

Team of Experts to Assess Behavior of Dogs in Danger of Breed Ban NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several Animal Behavior Experts from the ASPCA(R)( )(The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(R)) will be in Parris Island, S.C.

2009-07-20 09:02:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(R) (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(R)) issued a statement from ASPCA President and CEO Ed Sayres prompted by suspended NFL star and convicted dogfighter Michael Vick's release today from federal custody:"I have spent over 35 years in animal welfare, and currently serve as President of an organization whose very mission it is to prevent animal cruelty.

2009-07-08 13:16:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What is believed to be the largest dog fighting operation in U.S. history was raided early Wednesday in an effort that included federal and state agencies, with the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) assisting.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.