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2012-04-11 06:24:32

Over 300,000 Pets Saved to Date Through This Annual Event PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America - Home of the Mutt-i-gree® and the world's largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization - announced that over 2,500 shelters in 50 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and six countries will join together for Pet Adoptathon Month in May. Cesar Millan, internationally renowned dog expert and host of The Dog...

2012-03-06 08:00:00

March 10 & 11 Events Focus on Helping Shelter Dogs and Cats Find Loving Homes San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 WHAT:    With 5-7 million companion animals entering shelters every year, Petco is helping to raise awareness for this issue during their monthly National Adoption Weekend. Every Petco store will host pet adoption events the weekend of March 10, 2011 in hopes of placing these shelter animals in forever homes. The event will provide animal lovers across...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

February 18 & 19 Events Celebrate The Champion In Every Shelter Dog in Hopes of Finding Loving Homes San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 WHAT:    Purina® Pro Plan®, official pet food sponsor of the 2012 Westminster Dog Show, believes there´s a champion in every dog, which is why they are proud to rally behind pet adoption by sponsoring Petco´s National Adoption Weekend. Petco is partnering with Purina Pro Plan to encourage potential pet parents...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

Petco Encourages Welcoming a New Pet into the Home Responsibly San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 It is always fun and exciting to expand the family with a four-legged friend, but the decision should not be taken lightly, especially during the holidays. The holidays are often a busy time when people do not have the time or energy to focus on a new pet and this often means many dogs and cats aren´t acclimated properly into their homes. This January, Petco is helping pet parents to...

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...

2011-11-15 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:...

2011-11-10 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From abandoned pet to forever friend, an inspiring dog named Pepper serves as hope to pet lovers who believe rescue animals can overcome great odds. Pepper's journey of survival was made possible due to the dedication of a small animal rescue organization named Sheryl's Den Animal Rescue in West Milford, N.J., and its founder Sheryl Hogan, who refused to leave the broken Labrador behind. For its work with Pepper, Sheryl's Den Animal Rescue has been...

2011-10-18 08:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Event organizers of Animal Humane | New Mexico's Doggie Dash & Dawdle are prepping for New Mexico's largest social event for dogs and their families. The event is Animal Humane's largest fundraiser of the year. It takes place November 6th at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque. Registrations are now being accepted for the 5K Dash and 2-mile Dawdle. The Pet Plaza has been expanded, and will feature products and information from more...

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...

2011-08-31 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...