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2010-12-23 00:00:54

Agency announces new measures that will better ensure humane treatment of cattle presented for processing Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 22, 2010 The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced several measures that will better ensure the humane treatment and slaughter of all cattle presented for processing at FSIS-inspected facilities. "Under this Administration, we have significantly strengthened our ability to enforce the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, but...

2010-12-15 12:41:00

Renowned Animal Expert to Advise the World's Largest Humane Farming Certification Program DENVER, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association announced that Candace Croney, Ph. D., has been named to the Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Humane Certified program. Dr. Croney is a renowned expert in applied animal behavior, with an emphasis on animal learning and welfare. She works as an associate professor of animal behavior and bioethics in the...

2010-12-14 13:58:00

DENVER, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of staff and volunteers from American Humane Association's Red Star Animal Emergency Services are working in Arkansas at the request of the Fulton County Sheriff's office to assist with the rescue of 117 neglected horses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO) On site to assist their partners from the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), and in conjunction with the Humane...

2010-11-15 16:02:00

In the news release, Winning Students Announced in The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes' Nationwide Fur-Free Fashion Competition, issued 15-Nov-2010 by The Art Institutes over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the source should be listed as The Art Institutes and The Humane Society of the United States rather than The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Winning Students...

2010-11-15 13:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes are pleased to announce Valeria Krasavina from Miami International University of Art & Design as the Grand Prize winner of the sixth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fur-Free Fashion Design Competition. Cynthia Xie from The Art Institute of Vancouver placed second, Monique Araujo from The Art Institute of Charleston placed third, and Isaiah Whitmore from The Art Institute of Seattle received an...

2010-09-17 07:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan, True Blood star Michelle Forbes, Mad TV's Debra Wilson, Los Angeles Postmaster Mark Anderson, West Hollywood City Council Member Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles Animal Services General Manager Brenda WHO: Barnett, and celebrity friends on the green carpet. Puppy Mill Awareness Day festival hosted by Last Chance...

2010-09-15 12:52:00

Corporate support helps save animal lives through North Shore Animal League America's humane relocation and shelter adoption programs PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - will transport 40 dogs rescued from a raid on an inhumane commercial breeding facility in Missouri to its pet adoption headquarters in Port Washington thanks to generous support from News Corp....

2010-08-23 07:00:00

Heifer joins millions of people, organizations and governments that support WSPA's movement to end animal cruelty and establish universal animal welfare standards BOSTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joining more than 2.2 million people and organizations worldwide, Heifer International today signed on to support the World Society for the Protection of Animals' (WSPA) "Animals Matter to Me" campaign - a movement to encourage changes in policies and legislation to improve animal...

2010-07-09 17:03:00

DENVER, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Humane Association announced today that Joy Mench, Ph.D., has joined the Scientific Advisory Committee for its farm animal welfare program, American Humane(®) Certified. Dr. Mench is a professor in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis and is director of the Center for Animal Welfare at UC Davis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070521/LAM095LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-07-01 11:33:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Down the street from you, someone with 23 dogs has "rescued" one more. Across the country, a young couple shares their home with 50 felines -- foregoing their three bedrooms to the cats while they sleep on the living room couch. Around the corner, a woman's home is shelter for 28 cats and dogs, a horse, a raccoon, a pig and pond full of fish. These cases and more than 3,500 others reported each year are examples of a condition called animal...