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2011-02-03 00:00:40

Another hit in the making? Canine stars from Best Friends Animal Society promote National Spay/Neuter Month with a "dogumentary" about young love and the importance of fixing the pets you love. Kanab, Utah (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 On the heels of the surprise holiday smash viral video "It's a Jolly Holi-dog Celebration," some more canine stars from Best Friends Animal Society® have put their best paw forward for Valentine's Day by urging people to spay/neuter their pets. The...

2011-02-01 07:00:00

Hundreds of animals wait for homes at NSALA, while lack of space prevents others from being rescued PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - said today that area shelters have been hit hard by the recent series of snow storms that have inundated the East Coast. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110111/DC27967LOGO) (Photo:...

2011-01-24 00:00:40

Manhattan Mini Storage has never met a four-legged creature it didn't love, which is why we're proud to add the NYC animal rescue program, Mighty Mutts Animal Rescue (http://www.mightymutts.org) to the list of animal causes we donate space to. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2011 Manhattan Mini Storage has never met a four-legged creature it didn't love, which is why we're proud to add Mighty Mutts Animal Rescue to the list of animal causes we donate space to. Mighty Mutts...

2011-01-11 07:00:00

The occasion will recognize the Animal League's initiative; 'Taking Stock for the Animals,' celebrating generous corporations and individuals that help save lives PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - President J. John Stevenson, its national spokesperson Beth Stern and Sirius XM CEO Mel Karmazin will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell on Wednesday, January 12, 2011...

2011-01-11 00:00:44

The winner of Trupanion's latest promotion received $500 to give to the charity of her choice "“ the Animal Defense League of Texas. Seattle, WA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 10, 2011 In December, pet health insurance company Trupanion hosted a holiday promotion asking pet owners to share their interpretation of a "ËœTru Hero'. The grand prize winner received $500 to give to a charity of their choice. The chosen charity was the Animal Defense League of Texas. Contest winner Lisa...

2010-12-17 00:00:43

Best Friends Animal Society's undercover camera catches the real, as yet untold, story of how our canine pals play a pivotal role in the annual societal phenomenon called the holidays. And since the one-minute Jolly Holi-dog video made its debut on You Tube a couple of weeks ago, it's taking on a life of its own, with views multiplying by the thousands per hour. Kanab, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) December 16, 2010 Most holiday-minded folks labor under the faulty assumption that little elves are...

2010-12-13 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Camp Bow Wow, the nation's largest pet services company announces the winner of its "On Our Way Home Project," a philanthropic initiative through its non-profit organization, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation, aimed at providing assistance to shelters in need across the country. The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, located in Pittsburgh, PA, will be the recipient of the program's inaugural $50,000 grant. Taking in more than 13,000 animals a year...

2010-12-05 00:13:28

The authors of the six-page circular "Feral Cats and Their Management," published by the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension is biased and thinly veiled advocacy and instruction manual for the total extermination of unowned cats, according to Dr. Frank McMillan, DVM, ACVIM and director of well-being studies for Best Friends Animal Society. Kanab, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) December 03, 2010 A recently published study by a university's extension office is misleading: It uses pseudo-science to...

2010-11-26 00:01:47

A search warrant was executed Tuesday morning for the removal of more than 120 dogs. The ASPCA(The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), at the request of the Pope County Sheriff's Office and in conjunction with Best Friends Animal Society, the dogs who were living in extremely overcrowded and unsanitary conditions. New York City, N.Y. (Vocus/PRWEB) November 24, 2010 The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), at the request of...

2010-10-28 07:00:00

The 2010 Gala will be hosted by actress and comedienne Sandra Bernhard with a performance from multi-platinum recording artist Deborah Cox PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - will roll out the "Green Carpet" to celebrities and their pets for the Fifth Annual DogCatemy Celebrity Gala. The event, hosted by comedienne Sandra Bernhard, with a performance from...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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