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2011-10-22 07:05:00

Unintended consequences extract high price: Best Friends Animal Society http://www.bestfriends.org points out poisons set out for cats cannot be made risk free for other animals and it may be directly ingested by peoples' pets as well as animals other than cats. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 Intentional poisoning of free-roaming cats, done in some areas of the country with the intent of protecting birds, unintentionally threatens both pets and wildlife, according to animal welfare...

2011-10-19 13:13:00

Featuring Beth and Adoptable Pets, Photography by Howard PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America spokesperson Beth Stern and her husband Howard Stern have generously donated their time and love in support of creating a one-of-a kind 2012 calendar showcasing the precious, healthy canines and felines that can be found in local shelters. With each turn of the calendar page, animal lovers are welcomed by beautiful and colorful images...

2011-10-12 08:20:00

In a large-scale study that looked at more than 1,100 dogs formerly used for breeding in puppy mills, it was found that these facilities are seriously detrimental to the well-being of the dogs kept there. Study was conducted by Best Friends Animal Society http:// http://www.bestfriends.org and the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School of Medicine http://www.vet.upenn.edu/; Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 A landmark new study finds that dogs used for breeding in large-scale...

2011-10-05 13:45:00

Special UStream Puppy-Cam to Provide Playful Preview of Adoptable Canines on Thursday, October 6 from 12:00 Noon - 7:00 p.m. PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Animal lovers are encouraged to save a life and adopt a pet this week. North Shore Animal League America - the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization - is conducting animal rescues in four states around the country and will have 160 wonderful puppies available for adoption...

2011-09-15 15:52:00

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America will have three Mobile Rescue and Adoption Units filled with more than one hundred precious dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens looking for permanent and loving homes as the Celebrity Rescue Rally Pet Adoption Event - Mutt-i-grees® Mania - gets underway on Sunday, September 25 from 12:00Noon - 5:00pm at Hudson River Park Pier 40 in New York City. Animal League spokesperson Beth Stern...

2011-09-14 05:18:00

CYPRESS, Texas, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 60% of animals that enter animal shelters in the U.S. are euthanized. Many of these more than 4 million animals are euthanized due to shelter overcrowding. A new website, FosterSpot.com, aims to stop the euthanizing of healthy animals by creating a nation-wide network of temporary foster homes. FosterSpot wants to save millions of animal lives by relieving...

2011-09-12 12:17:00

Runners and Animal-Lovers Encouraged to Join Team Animal League to Help Save Lives and Raise Awareness for Shelter Pets PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning singer Mya will join fifty other animal-loving athletes aiming to raise $200,000 for the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens of North Shore Animal League America, as members of Team Animal League in the ING New York City Marathon. Team Animal League has a few slots open for runners...

2011-08-31 15:59:00

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, National Mill Dog Rescue and FIDO Friendly Magazine, the travel and lifestyle publication for dog owners, are partnering for the third annual "Get Your Licks on Route 66 Tour" - a national pet adoption tour that will travel the entire length of Route 66, over 3,200 miles between California and Illinois to raise awareness of...

2011-08-26 12:16:00

Pet owners urged to develop emergency plan NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York City animal welfare agencies, at the request of the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM), are mobilizing resources within the OEM's Animal Planning Task Force to aid in the emergency rescue and sheltering of animals in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060731/NYM024LOGO) The ASPCA® (The American Society for the...

2011-08-24 14:26:00

Weekly Live Pet Nursery Cam to Focus Attention on Rescued Mothers and their Babies Who Have Survived and the Need for Responsible Animal Choices PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This time of year, shelters across the country are filled to capacity with felines, as it is kitten season. When the weather is warmer, cats are out roaming and reproducing at a faster pace than during milder seasons. Many shelters are seeing the impact of this problem, which leads...