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2011-05-10 07:05:00

HOUSTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Local residents seeking to reduce the number of dogs and cats euthanized by Houston animal shelters received a potential boost this month, as State Representative Jessica Farrar (D-Houston) filed legislation to introduce "no kill" standards to animal shelters statewide. Houston shelters put down roughly 80,000 dogs and cats each year, according to Bett Sundermeyer of No Kill Houston, an animal advocacy group. The City of Austin, which adopted similar...

2011-04-08 08:57:00

MT. RAINIER, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 27, 2011, Alley Cat Rescue (ACR) will be hosting its second annual Free Feral Cat Spay Day to encourage the veterinary community and the public to end cat homelessness and to decrease shelters' euthanasia rates by practicing trap-neuter-return (TNR). TNR is the humane management of feral cat colonies or community cats, where cats are caught in humane traps, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, ear-tipped and returned to the site....

2011-04-04 08:48:00

MUSCATINE, Iowa, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three of Texas' largest animal rescue groups are gearing up for a social media driven campaign that will benefit shelter cats with the click of the mouse. World's Best Cat Litter(TM) is bringing its GiveLitter(TM) initiative to Texas in an effort to donate thousands of pounds of much-needed cat litter to the SPCA of Texas in Dallas, Citizens For Animal Protection in Houston and the Austin Humane Society! The GiveLitter(TM) initiative makes...

2011-03-25 00:00:30

Ascend Integrated Media LLC, and its operating brand Ascend Media, announces the launch of its first mobile app for a nonprofit client "” Kansas City's largest pet adoption and animal rescue, Wayside Waifs. The mobile app provides the user with an adoption tool that allows them to search and find their next pet and stay up to date on the organization's events and communications. Overland Park, KS (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Ascend Integrated Media LLC, and its operating brand Ascend...

2011-03-06 00:02:31

"Pit Fix Month" aims to provide free spay/neuter procedures to more than 150 pit bulls San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 04, 2011 After performing more than 550 free spay and neuter surgeries for San Francisco's cats and dogs in February, the San Francisco SPCA has declared March "Pit Fix Month" and is offering free spay/neuter procedures for the city's pit bull and pit mix populations. San Francisco residents can schedule appointments on a first-come, first-served basis with the SF...

2011-03-04 12:49:00

Five-Week Long Life-Saving Mobile Adoption Tour Gets Ready to Hit the Road PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning Saturday, March 19th, North Shore Animal League America, in partnership with Purina®, will launch its annual national cooperative life-saving adoption event, Tour For Life. Two Mobile Adoption Units will travel simultaneously across the country and partnering with more than 100 shelter and rescue groups in 37 cities in 19...

2011-02-26 00:00:26

"¢ Pet adoption groups in need of foster parents and volunteers in 2011 "¢ $50 donation to a local animal adoption group provides a spay or neuter AND one month food supply "¢ Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation helps pet adoption groups save more adoptable dogs and cats Seattle (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Pet parents and animal advocates everywhere encouraged family and friends to spay and neuter their pets for Spay Day USA on February 22nd. Adoption groups, however,...

2011-02-11 08:51:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stray Rescue of St. Louis will be recognized on February 12, 2011 as Shelter of the Year by Lost Pet® USA at the 56th Annual Purina® Pro Plan® Show Dogs of the Year® Awards, presented by Dogs In Review®, in New York City. The Shelter of the Year award recognizes excellence and innovation in rescue programs or facilities. Stray Rescue of St. Louis is being...

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:...


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