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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...

2010-09-16 07:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan and True Blood star Michelle Forbes have joined forces with Last Chance for Animals (LCA) for Puppy Mill Awareness Day on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at the La Brea Tar Pits, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., in Los Angeles from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Flanked by replicas of pre-historic dinosaurs, "the location of Puppy Mill Awareness Day at the Tar Pits is symbolic of our commitment to make the horrible practice of mass-producing dogs...

2010-06-02 08:45:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A state ballot initiative committee, Coalition to Ban Ohio Dog Auctions (frequently referred to by media as BODA) is aggressively marketing a 2010 campaign to help improve the lives of dogs in Ohio commercial breeding operations. The action follows a scathing report issued on May 25, 2010 by the Inspector General critical of the government's handling of puppy mill investigations. The proposed law would make it illegal for anyone to...

2010-05-26 15:57:00

NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was horrified and saddened to read the Office of the Inspector General's audit detailing the U.S. Department of Agriculture's lax and ineffective enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) against licensed large-scale dog breeders and brokers known as "puppy mills." The report found that despite regular inspections, breeders are...

2010-03-23 13:23:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 31, Pennsylvania's Canine Health Board could pass what they see as an alternative to the solid flooring requirement, now part of Governor Rendell's new dog laws. For years, dogs in Pennsylvania's notorious puppy mills were forced to spend the entirety of their lives standing on wire flooring - which can be extremely painful and can often cause serious health problems and injuries to the dogs' feet and legs. Animal welfare advocates...

2010-02-12 11:12:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jennifer Muller of Philadelphia, PA will be recognized on February 13, 2010 as the 2009 Veterinarian of the Year by Summit VetPharm® at the Purina® Pro Plan® 55th Annual Show Dogs of the Year® Awards, presented by Dogs In Review® in New York City. Dr. Muller has been a leader in efforts to improve living conditions and strengthen regulations at Pennsylvania's...

2009-11-25 14:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, Humane Police Officers with the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals filed criminal complaints against six Pennsylvania commercial dog breeders after agents and volunteers purchased twelve dogs at a dog auction in Holmes County, Ohio on October 7, 2009. There is clear evidence as set forth in the criminal complaints that the dogs have been victims of deliberate cruelty. This is the first time any law...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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