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2014-06-03 23:04:19

World Animal Protection Serves as SB ’14 San Diego’s Humane Foods Sponsor San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Sustainable Brands®, the premier global community of brand innovators, will go cage-free in its food offerings at this year’s Sustainable Brands San Diego (SB ’14 San Diego) event, taking place June 2-5. The event will serve cage-free eggs, free-range chicken and humanely sourced yogurt to attendees, in partnership with World Animal Protection. World Animal...

2014-06-03 23:01:40

Gorilla Group ranked number 23 on Crain's annual Fast Fifty list, posting a cumulative growth rate of 572% over the last five years. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Gorilla Group, an award-winning, full-service ecommerce solutions provider, has been named to the 2014 Crain’s Fast Fifty, honoring the fastest growing companies in the Chicagoland area. The exclusive list, which is based on cumulative company growth over the previous five years, recognized Gorilla Group for their...

2014-06-03 12:30:48

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, legendary Grammy Award-winning drummer of Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, The Cult and Kings of Chaos, and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporter Matt Sorum, penned an open letter urging fellow musicians to support the U.S. government's National Strategy for Combatting Wildlife Trafficking, which seeks to dramatically reduce the U.S. role in elephant poaching by enacting new rules...

2014-06-02 23:08:01

EarthTec QZ Gains EPA and NSF Approval to Provide Industry’s Most Economical Answer to Zebra and Quagga Mussel Proliferation Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Earth Science Laboratories Inc. officially launched today its EarthTec QZ product to control zebra and quagga mussels in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner. EarthTec QZ is the first and only chemical control method currently approved by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in open waters...

When It Comes To Intelligence, Cat Lovers Rule And Dog Lovers Drool
2014-06-02 13:32:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a report that’s sure to stoke the on-going rivalry between cat lovers and dog lovers, researchers from Carroll University found that cat lovers are smarter than dog lovers. Presented last month at the annual Association for Psychological Science convention in San Francisco, the report also found that cat lovers are more introverted, sensitive and open-minded than dog lovers – while concluding that ‘dog people’ tend to be...

2014-05-31 23:01:57

Puppies and dogs are becoming more integrated into the lives of their owners. Pups need socialization skills when they join their owners on trips, at restaurants, in hotels, at work, and at various events, as well as for visits to groomers and vets. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Fresh Patch Company—maker of real-grass, fully disposable dog potties—is recommending a new book by Caryl Wolff, well-known dog behavioral expert. Recently released on Amazon.com for Kindle users...

2014-05-30 23:12:19

Mike Huckabee called Jonas family & its Goat Milk Stuff a remarkable story. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Mike Huckabee, calling the Jonas family and its Goat Milk Stuff business a “remarkable story,” showcased PJ and Jim Jonas and their 8 children, ages 6 to 17, on Fox News TV’s Huckabee Show, the top-rated weekend show on the Fox News cable network, it was announced by Goat Milk Stuff. Founded by PJ Jonas and online at http://www.GoatMilkStuff.com, the family makes goat...

2014-05-30 23:11:56

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is hosting a Doggie Fashion Show and adoption event this Saturday May 31st from 12pm-2pm at Neiman Marcus Last Call in Fairfax, VA to showcase the black dogs available for adoption. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will host a Doggie Fashion Show and adoption event this Saturday May 31st from 12pm-2pm at Neiman Marcus Last Call in Fairfax, VA. The event is the culmination of the month long promotion Back in Black sponsored by national...

2014-05-30 23:09:19

Large dogs and their owners can now take advantage of the long-lasting, dirt-free, highly absorbent potty grass offered by the Fresh Patch Company. The new size offered by the Company--called Fresh Patch XL--is ideal for dogs over 25 pounds. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 On June 1, 2014, the Fresh Patch Dog Potty Company is expanding its product line to meet the needs of dogs over 25 pounds. The Company will launch the delivery of its new “Fresh Patch XL” dog potty grass, along...

2014-05-30 23:02:16

Pet overpopulation is a massive problem throughout the U.S. and the solution is a relatively easy one. Be The Solution, Inc. is working to spay-neuter 4,000 dogs and cats in the local Tallahassee area this year and Animal Support is helping to fund the low-cost voucher program for those pet services. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Animal Support, an animal welfare charity co-founded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, is helping Tallahassee’s Be The Solution, Inc. to educate the public about...


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Canchim Cattle
2014-07-14 11:50:01

The Canchim is a breed of beef cattle that originated in Central Brazil. Development began by breeding native herds with Zebu Cattle during the early 1900s. The Ministry of Agriculture imported the Charolais to Goias in 1922. In 1936, the cattle were transported to Sao Carlos to a farm on the Government Research Station. This is where the original Canchim was developed. Other breeding programs were initiated in 1940 with 64 percent Charolias and 36 percent Zebu and another with 64...

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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