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2014-07-09 12:29:06

Superstars to Shine Spotlight on America's Four-legged Superheroes STUDIO CITY, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association and Hallmark Channel announced today that sports legend, broadcaster, and actor Terry Bradshaw will join forces with TV personality and renowned animal advocate Beth Stern to shine a spotlight on some of America's top dogs as co-hosts of the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM). Celebrating the country's most...

2014-07-01 23:06:02

Billhighway automated solution helps Michigan Humane Society streamline and support multi-channel fundraising efforts. Troy, MI (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Billhighway is pleased to announce the addition of the Michigan Humane Society (MHS) to its client roster. The company will provide lockbox services, automated donation processing and back-office integration to the state’s oldest and largest animal welfare organization. With its constant-improvement philosophy and strong focus on...

2014-06-17 16:23:51

MILLBROOK, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwin J. Sayres, a proven nonprofit leader known for building high-performing organizations positioned for sustainable growth, has launched a nonprofit management consulting and philanthropic advisory firm. As President and CEO of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) from 2003 to 2013, Mr. Sayres led substantial growth in brand equity, fundraising, corporate partnerships and mission outcomes. Photo -...

2014-06-05 20:20:20

Mark Pieloch, a pet pharmaceuticals exec, has donated a classic car from his personal collection to raise funds for the Capital Humane Society in Lincoln, NE. LINCOLN, Neb., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet pharmaceuticals executive and classic car enthusiast, Mark Pieloch, has donated a completely restored 1970 Chevelle SS Coupe to be used in a fundraiser for the the Capital Humane Society in Lincoln, NE. The coupe will be raffled off on October 10, 2014. Five hundred and fifty...

2014-06-05 12:26:35

Organization that helped found America's humane efforts in the 1800s joins with global entrepreneur for special Prizeo campaign giving donors chance to win meet-and-greet at magazine photo shoot WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association, the organization that helped found America's original "Compassion Movement" in the 1870s, is pleased to announce that entrepreneur, music artist, fashion designer, and media icon Paris Hilton is participating in...

2014-05-29 20:21:49

Animal shelters compete for chance at $600,000 in prize grants for saving more animals NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is gearing up for Sunday's start of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, where a total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060731/NYM024LOGO The 50 contestants will work to save...

2014-05-29 08:30:23

The World's Largest Veterinary Practice Hits the Road with New Red Star® Rescue Vehicle, Hosting Emergency Preparedness Clinics as Hurricane Season begins Throughout the Northeast PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season bearing down on the Northeast, beginning June 1, Banfield Pet Hospital and American Humane Association will mobilize its new, 50-foot Red Star(®) emergency rescue vehicle to ensure pet owners and their pets are prepared to weather...

2014-05-23 12:23:11

"Be Humane(TM) with Dr. Robin Ganzert" features in-depth interviews with Army Sgt. First Class Chuck Shuck, father of 2012 American Hero Dog Gabe, and Army Sgt. Jason Bos whose recent tearful reunion with canine partner Cila made global headlines WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, the latest episode of American Humane Association's weekly radio show pays tribute to America's veterans, both human and dog alike. This special...

2014-05-19 23:11:37

This new free app (available in Apple's AppStore for iOS devices) makes it easy for everyone to do the right thing. It makes it easy to find restaurants that care about animals and offer vegan, vegetarian or humanely-raised options. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 San Diego based nonprofit organization America For Animals announces the completion of an Indiegogo-Funded restaurant-locating app that will allow consumers to exclusively patron those restaurants that provide either...

2014-05-08 16:26:18

American Humane Association's "Canines and Childhood Cancer Study," Sponsored by Zoetis, Examines Promising, Underutilized Weapon in War on Cancer WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We already know that a dog may be man's best friend, but a new scientific study is seeking to prove that a dog can be a child's best friend in times of greatest need. Today, American Humane Association, scientists, researchers, four therapy dog teams, and country star, former nurse and animal lover...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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