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2010-02-22 15:16:00

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actors and Others for Animals, a Los Angeles based animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the pet overpopulation problem, will provide spay/neuter surgeries for 400 cats of Los Angeles County residents free of charge as part of the 16th Annual Spay Day. Spay Day is an annual campaign of The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International to inspire people to save animals' lives by spaying or...

2010-02-22 15:09:00

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February is National Prevent a Litter Month, designed to foster public education and bring attention to the life-saving and vital importance of spaying and neutering our pets. When pets aren't spayed and neutered, the results are overwhelming and ultimately tragic. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100222/DC58757) As spokesperson for Spay/USA, a nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter...

2010-02-17 10:20:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Found Animals Foundation (www.foundanimals.org) and The Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs (ACC&D) present the 4th International Symposium on Non-Surgical Contraceptive Methods of Pet Population Control (http://www.acc-d.org/4thSymposium), which will be held April 8-10, 2010 at the Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West in Dallas, TX. Found Animals will use the symposium to discuss the Michelson Prize & Grants, a unique opportunity allowing...

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2009-10-01 19:26:40

The Dog Whisperer star Cesar Millan says cartoon canine Scooby-Doo is helping him with the U.S. National Spokesdog Competition. The competition is to find a superstar to appear in an educational campaign focusing on the importance of spaying and neutering dogs and adopting homeless animals from shelters. Millan began the competition, an online photo contest at www.nationalspokesdog.org, where celebrity judges, including Scooby-Doo and star of The Biggest Loser Jillian Michaels, will select...

2009-09-15 07:13:00

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cesar Millan, star of the Emmy-nominated TV series Dog Whisperer, launched his first National Spokesdog Competition today, an online photo search for the next dog star. Anyone can enter their dog in the competition by visiting NationalSpokesDog.org and uploading their most memorable dog photo and describing why their dog should win. The Spokesdog will star with Cesar in the Millan Foundation's 2010 Public Service Announcement campaign, promoting...

2009-07-08 15:22:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Compassion in Legislation (SCIL), a California-based nonprofit organization focused on reducing pet overpopulation through legislation, today reported that the total number of euthanasia of cats and dogs entering California municipal shelters increased 14.6 percent statewide - from 378,445 to 433,512 -between 2004 to 2008 based on recently released figures from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). In addition, the total yearly number of...

2009-07-02 12:13:08

A U.S. study has determined some wild coyotes regularly feed on outdoor domestic and feral cats. Shannon Grubbs of the University of Arizona and Paul Krausman of the University of Montana said they tracked coyotes in the Tucson area and observed 36 coyote-cat encounters, of which 19 ended with the coyotes killing the cats. The researchers said while other studies have found approximately 13 percent of a coyote's diet consists of cats, the new study found of the 45 instances during which...

2009-05-27 13:33:00

Peer-reviewed analysis finds significant relationship between neuter and household income BETHESDA, Md., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study in the Journal of the American Veterinary Association reports that the vast majority -- at least 80% -- of pet cats in U.S. households are neutered, with middle-to higher-income households reporting rates of over 90%. The peer-reviewed study, based on data collected for the national nonprofit organization Alley Cat Allies by Harris...

2009-03-24 14:55:08

A University of West Georgia campus organization said it has captured, fixed, vaccinated and released 36 feral cats since October 2007. Ineke Abunawass, who works in the school's environmental safety and health office, said she came up with the CampusCATS catch-and-release scheme as a humane way to deal with the estimated 150 to 200 feral cats living on campus, the Carrollton Times-Georgian reported Tuesday. She said the cats are captured in humane traps and taken to the West Georgia Spay and...

2009-03-20 12:46:00

MT. RAINIER, Md., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a new report out from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the debate of bird versus cat continues. According to a statement from Darin Schroeder, Vice President for Conservation Advocacy for the American Bird Conservancy, "[all] across America, birds face a gauntlet of threats to their survival including pesticides, collisions, domestic cats, and habitat loss." Schroeder says that the U.S. continues to permit imported produce that has...


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