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2011-04-05 08:56:00

Authorities see a nearly 50 percent decrease in both human and animal rabies cases after vaccinating 210,000 dogs during the past year BOSTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), along with the Bali Provincial Authorities and WSPA partner the Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA), is celebrating an important milestone in Bali's historic campaign to eradicate rabies.

2011-03-24 16:15:00

BOSTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) today committed $150,000 to assist Japan's Animal Disaster Response Team (ADRT) - a group of local animal groups, including WSPA's local member society, the Japan Animal Welfare Society (JAWS) - in providing relief to the thousands of animals affected by the recent disasters. After arriving in Japan on Mar.

2011-02-23 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) have petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to amend the U.S.

2010-11-29 08:04:00

New Video Documents Singer's Trip to Learn More about WSPA's Bear Rescue Work BOSTON, Nov.

2010-11-16 08:39:00

Expanded list now features nearly 500 eateries across major U.S. cities that offer humanely-raised menu options to consumers BOSTON, Nov.

2010-11-01 08:00:00

WSPA-funded sanctuary provides safe haven for bears rescued from the cruel "sport" of bear baiting BOSTON, Nov.

2010-09-21 09:01:00

WSPA-funded vaccination program provides a successful alternative to inhumane mass culling of stray dogs DENPASAR, Bali, Sept 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across the world, hundreds of thousands of stray dogs are killed by government-led inhumane mass cullings, during which animals are poisoned, electrocuted, clubbed or shot in attempts to curb the spread of rabies.


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