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2012-08-03 23:03:58

Swifto Dog Walking, an innovative company based in Manhattan, announced their new Opt to Adopt Campaign on Monday. The Opt to Adopt Campaign will support local animal shelters by sponsoring rescue dogs each month and offering free services to raise awareness in the dog community. (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Swifto Dog Walking, an innovative company based in Manhattan, announced their new Opt to Adopt Campaign on Monday. The Opt to Adopt Campaign will support local animal shelters by...

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...

2011-06-20 15:07:00

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It started with a billboard in Los Angeles asking Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher to tweet their millions of followers and encourage them to adopt dogs from shelters rather buy dogs bred in puppy mills - factory farms where hundreds of breeding dogs are kept in deplorable conditions, their puppies sold in pet stores or over the Internet. Sponsored by author Jana Kohl and PA based Main Line Animal Rescue, the campaign soon attracted the...

2011-06-01 17:07:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of May 30, House Bill 1451, often referred to in the media as the "Puppy Mill Bill," has passed by wide margins in both the Texas House and Senate. This proposed law, supported by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, seeks to eliminate substandard breeding facilities known as "puppy mills" in the state of Texas. The bill applies only to large-scale cat and dog breeders and requires that facilities uphold basic standards of...

2011-06-01 12:21:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Main Line Animal Rescue and author Jana Kohl are sponsoring billboards in Los Angeles and asking celebrity Tweeters to help spread the word about puppy mills. A billboard on the corner of Lankershim and Moorpark reads, "Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore please tweet all your followers and tell them about puppy mills. The dogs desperately need your help." Ashton Kutcher has almost 7,000,000 followers on Twitter and Demi Moore has over...


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