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2012-11-17 12:20:19

Generous $500K grant from Rachael Ray provides temporary sheltering and care NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(®) (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(®)) today established an emergency boarding facility--made possible by a $500,000 grant provided by television personality, bestselling author and animal advocate Rachael Ray--in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn to provide temporary sheltering for hundreds of animals...

2012-09-20 06:25:54

Grant From PetSmart Charities® Helps Fund Surgeries OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The East Bay SPCA has launched a billboard campaign to promote its free Pit Fix program for pit bulls and pit bull mixes in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120920/DC77554) Twenty billboards in English and Spanish will run in targeted Oakland neighborhoods for a month beginning the second week of September. A...

2012-08-17 10:21:17

Offers Reward for Information Leading to the Arrest & Conviction of Animal Abuser PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America (NSALA) - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - launches the Justice for Joey Movement and offers a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person that perpetrated the horrible crime of tossing a three-month-old Pit Bull puppy, Joey,...

2012-08-08 06:22:46

First Phase Uncovers Promising Trends, Daunting Challenges WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A staggering three to four million healthy, adoptable pets are euthanized every year at shelters across the country. Still others wander the streets, sick and hungry, given up by the families that once loved them. What are the reasons behind the alarming number of animals who are abandoned, unwanted, and euthanized each year, and how can we better ensure they find their way to...

2012-08-02 10:25:02

Show Your Pride for Your Mutt-i-gree in the 2013 Calendar Photo Contest PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - is celebrating World Mutt-i-grees® Rescue Month with a 2013 Calendar Photo Contest. World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month, which began on August 1(st), recognizes that shelters nationwide have many wonderful animals available; it also recognizes the...

2012-07-25 06:23:50

Board of Directors of Leading National Animal Welfare Organization Engages Executive Search Firm NEW YORK, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that President and CEO Ed Sayres has notified the Board of Directors of his intention to step down from management by year end after nearly a decade at the helm of one of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations. A committee of the...

2012-07-20 10:22:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All 187 dogs voluntarily forfeited from a Columbia County home on July 19 have been placed in animal shelters across the state. The dogs, which are mostly Chihuahuas, will eventually be put up for adoption to good homes. "This is one of the worst cases of animal hoarding we've seen in Pennsylvania, but through the efficient work of dog wardens, state and county animal response teams and local animal shelters, the dogs are one step...

2012-06-26 02:32:17

SEATTLE, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year animal shelters euthanize between 3 million and 4 million dogs. The Dog Training Secret, a dog training program, wants to help end needless deaths and increase dog adoptions in all 50 states. The company will partner with 50 local pet adoption centers in 50 states and will pay for five pets to be adopted at each partner site. "It's a truly sad statistic and extremely overwhelming," said Jason Macek, Contributor to The Dog Training Secret...

2012-06-21 06:24:02

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday, June 11 marked the first national day of no kill in animal shelters in the USA, and, according to Animal Ark and the No Kill Advocacy Center, the event organizers, between 7,000 and 9,000 animals were saved that day because of it. For the event, called Just One Day, 766 animal welfare organizations, including municipal animal control centers, private animal shelters and rescue organizations took a pledge to not kill any healthy or...

2012-06-20 14:20:49

More than 51,000 Votes Cast for Sixteen Dogs: Four Washington, DC Metro Animal Shelters Vie for $50,000 Grand Prize WASHINGTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best in Shelter (www.bestinshelter.org), a nonprofit organization aimed at raising the public's awareness of animal shelters, is pleased to announce the winning dogs of the first virtual dog show. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (www.awla.org), the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation (www.lostdogrescue.org), the...