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2012-01-26 10:38:00

"Florida Animal Rescue Act" would prohibit shelters and pounds from killing animals if rescue groups claim them BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today praised the Florida State Senate Committee on Community Affairs for unanimous passage of the Florida Animal Rescue Act (S.B. 818/H.B. 597), and thanked State Sen. Mike Bennett (R) for...

2012-01-25 06:00:00

Alley Cat Allies offers tips to help prevent "kitten season" BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When temperatures rise each spring, it marks the beginning of "kitten season," when millions of kittens are born and brought to animal shelters nationwide. Unfortunately, few of these kittens find adoptive homes. Many, if not most, are killed in shelters. Cats have an approximately 60-day gestation period, so spring kittens are being conceived right now, in...

2011-12-19 18:03:00

Tune In to UStream From 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. to Meet Santa and His Elves, Along With Adorable and Adoptable Pets Being Pampered for the Holiday Weekend PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Santa Claus has a busy week ahead but he is taking time to set up his Workshop at North Shore Animal League America to help groomers prepare pets for the holiday weekend. Santa will make a festive visit to the Grooming Room on Tuesday, December 20th, with...

2011-12-19 10:03:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PEDIGREE Foundation announced today the recipients of seven Innovation and 691 Operational Grants. Thanks to the generosity and donations from dog lovers across the country, the Foundation is proud to award a total of $750,000 to these selected local shelter and dog rescue groups. These one-time grants help fund creative programs and basic operating costs aimed at increasing dog adoptions and helping the more than four million homeless dogs find...

2011-12-02 13:00:00

Striving to be the first in Las Vegas in creating an adoption, donation and volunteer center for animals in need. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Little Friends Foundation (LFF) will open its new NO-KILL animal shelter in Las Vegas. Grand Opening will be December 9th, 2011 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. 6631 Surrey Street, Las Vegas, NV 89119 This ribbon-cutting event is expecting the Las Vegas City and County dignitaries, animal rights supporters, rescue groups, and various celebrities...

2011-11-30 13:01:00

Bells and Barks Will be Heard at Annual Life-Saving Event PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America will hold its annual DogCatemy Rescue Awards Dinner on Thursday, December 8th at 6:00 pm at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, New York City. Highlighting the life-saving efforts of the Animal League, this annual event will begin with the Closing Bell Ceremony, followed by a celebrity Red Carpet cocktail hour and a...

2011-11-24 00:30:00

S. Louise Phanstiel, who resides in Los Angeles, and has served on the Best Friends Animal Society http://www.bestfriends.org board for the past three years, was selected the organization's board of directors as chair. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 The board of directors of [Best Friends Animal Society has elected S. Louise Phanstiel as chair, replacing the retiring John Fripp, past chair who also served as chief financial officer of the Society. Phanstiel, who resides in Los...

2011-11-15 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The Ad Council, in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States and Maddie's Fund, today announced the launch of a second series of public service advertisements (PSAs) for The Shelter Pet Project, a campaign that has helped change the landscape of shelter pet adoption and reduce the euthanasia of shelter pets by 10 percent since its launch in 2009. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-11-11 08:13:00

MIAMI, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sunshine State just got a whole lot sunnier. FL State Sen. Mike Bennett has filed legislation "aimed at saving taxpayer dollars along with the lives of Florida's four-legged friends." SB 818, the Florida Animal Rescue Act, would require "any animal control agency or animal shelter that euthanizes animals to maintain a registry of animal rescue groups that are willing to accept animals that would otherwise be subject to euthanization..."...

2011-11-09 14:41:00

LIVE FEED FEATURED WEEKLY ON USTREAM, EVERY THURSDAY FROM 11:00AM - 2:00PM PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Animal lovers are encouraged to save a life and in an effort to draw attention to the responsible choice of adopting, North Shore Animal League America's weekly Pet Nursery UStream feed is airing live every Thursday from 11:00am - 2:00pm. Each UStream feed captures a sampling of the many beautiful and healthy shelter puppies and kittens, also called...