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2014-02-27 08:30:33

Seriously Friendly(TM) Oral Care Products Recognized for Cruelty-Free Practices MONTCLAIR, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Products LLC, developer of the world's first seriously friendly(TM) oral care products, is pleased to announce that the line is now Leaping Bunny certified, reinforcing hello's commitment to seriously friendly standards, including never testing their products on animals. With the Leaping Bunny cruelty-free designation, consumers can be confident that...

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...

2014-01-29 00:21:07

UEP / HSUS Proposal Would Preempt State Laws and Keep Hens in Cages SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association and a broad coalition of animal organizations are celebrating a victory as the United Egg Producers (UEP) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) failed to insert Senator Dianne Feinstein's controversial "Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments" (S. 820) into the Farm Bill. Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill,...

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...

2013-12-18 23:22:55

StratusLIVE for Fundraisers to Support the Largest Animal Welfare Nonprofit Organization in the World Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 StratusLIVE, leading developers of cloud-based fundraising CRM software for nonprofits, is pleased to announce The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s largest animal protection organization, has selected StratusLIVE to augment its CRM solution using StratusLIVE for Fundraisers. The HSUS has been fighting for the...

2013-12-11 12:27:37

Students from Miami, San Francisco and Hollywood Create Fur-Free Fashion and Earn Top Awards from The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Luis Aponte, a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design program at Miami International University of Art & Design, put his own fur-free spin on a Derek Lam garment to win the grand prize in the ninth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fashion Design Competition. Aponte...

2013-12-03 12:24:57

December 3, 2013 is Celebrate Shelter Pets Day NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new "Meet My Shelter Pet" video featuring actress Torrey DeVitto and her shelter dog, Beau, will mark Celebrate Shelter Pets Day. The video, released by The Shelter Pet Project in partnership with Halo Pet Foundation, showcases the unique bond between Torrey and Beau and reminds viewers that there are thousands of amazing shelter pets ready to be adopted. "There is a level of appreciation that...

2013-11-25 20:22:31

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Reporter recently ran a story that distorts the work and record of a respected nonprofit organization that has kept millions of beloved animal actors safe on film and television sets around the world for more than 70 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO) The article paints a picture that is completely unrecognizable to us or anyone who knows American Humane Association's work. Far from...

2013-11-15 23:03:36

Park Cities Pet Sitter raises over $4000 worth of donations and supplies for the Humane Society of Dallas County and Big Fix For Big D as part of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) “Presents 4 Pets” campaign. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 This holiday season will be a little brighter for shelter pets and pets in lower income areas, thanks to the efforts of Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter. Park Cities Pet Sitter joined forces with the National...