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2011-11-07 08:52:00

ASPCA manages forensic evidence collection & removal of animals to support Garland County Sheriff's Office animal cruelty investigation in Hot Springs, Ark. NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA(®) (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(®)), at the request of the Garland County Sheriff's Office, is managing the evidence collection and sheltering of more than 100 dogs living in a substandard commercial...

2011-10-20 12:08:00

Family-owned pet store chain partners with ASPCA to increase in-store pet adoptions BEAVERCREEK, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds Jack's Pets (formerly Jack's Aquarium & Pets) for its decision to no longer sell puppies in any of its stores and to expand its work with local animal shelters and rescue groups to offer in-store pet adoptions. Jack's...

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...

2011-05-24 16:46:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Main Line Animal Rescue is 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 3,600,000 followers. The...

2011-04-01 08:21:00

Efforts Made Possible Through the Work of Individuals and Organizations Such as the Ady Gil World Conservation and American Dog Rescue WASHINGTON and WARREN COUNTY, Tenn., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In one day on Wednesday, freshman U.S. Congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY) adopted Sebastian, a Missouri puppy mill rescue dog to live in his DC office, and Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) assisted the Warren County District Attorney's Office (TN) in rescuing approximately 120 dogs found...

2010-12-17 14:07:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Main Line Animal Rescue, the organization featured on Oprah's groundbreaking puppy mill show, now hopes to bring attention to the USDA's refusal to protect dogs in our nation's commercial dog breeding facilities by putting their message on a transit bus in the nation's capital. Their message is clear: Why is the USDA Bending Over Backwards to Accommodate Our Nation's Puppy Mills? A report from the Office of Inspector General, released...

2010-09-17 07:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan, True Blood star Michelle Forbes, Mad TV's Debra Wilson, Los Angeles Postmaster Mark Anderson, West Hollywood City Council Member Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles Animal Services General Manager Brenda WHO: Barnett, and celebrity friends on the green carpet. Puppy Mill Awareness Day festival hosted by Last Chance...