Animal Welfare

Farmer Focus reaffirms its commitment to safety and

HARRISONBURG, Va., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Focus on farmersthe only 100% USDA certified organic and cruelty-free® a chicken company with a mission to promote and protect generational family farms, is proud to announce a major safety and operational milestone at its plant: 5 million work hours with no lost work injuries according to OSHA. In addition to this ...

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Langley Animal Shelter to Cut Dog Adoption Fees in Half – Aldergrove Star

Looking for a furry friend but not sure where to go? Well, the hunt could now be coming to an end. The Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS) is hosting a Spring for a Furever Friend adoption event, offering half-price adoption fees for all adoptable dogs May 15-21. Sarah Jones, the society’s executive director, said the facility has about 13 dogs ...

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The versatility of specialty deli meats

Along with offering intriguing flavor profiles, one of the appeals of the Italian specialty meat category is its versatility. Out-of-the-box options cater to high-end snacks, simple meals, brunches, and entertainment with holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and July 4 indexing the highest. Although demand peaks during times when consumers want to create a memorable experience, Italian specialty meats ...

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Re-wild of a rhino – bioGraphic

In the Manas Banani Food Producers group, for example, women learn to grow mushrooms, pickle local produce and weave textiles for locals and tourists. “Before our group was formed by WWF in 2017, most of us used to graze our cattle in the jungle and we also collected firewood there,” says Dharitri Pathak from Barengabari village. in Manas. Sharmila Basumatary ...

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Tackling livestock and agriculture challenges together

Although larger, more intensive farms can better maintain a stable, quality workforce, intensification and large animal numbers can increase animal (and human) stress and disease pressure. Animals in modern commercial production systems are often confined to housing systems that limit their ability to express species-specific behavior. This can lead to damaging behaviors such as tail biting or feather pecking. Unfortunately, ...

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‘I can’t walk away’: Animal welfare campaigner scrambles to help chained dogs

But owners are often reluctant to improve the living conditions of their dogs. In eight to nine cases out of 10, they are not receptive. Li hears responses like, “The dog is lazy, he can’t stand, he only likes to sleep” or “If you care about animal welfare, then go to the shelter and adopt all the animals there. — ...

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The Lever Foundation Praises Peet’s Coffee and JDE Peet’s on New Comprehensive Global Animal Welfare Policy

AMSTERDAM, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JDE Peet’s, the Dutch listed food and beverage conglomerate with more than 50 brands including Peet’s Coffee, OldTown White Coffee, Maxwell House and Pickwick, today received high praise from the International NGO Lever Foundation for publishing a new comprehensive Global Farm Animal Welfare Policy. JDE Peet’s new world politics, which the Lever Foundation helped ...

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EarthStream Announces Partnership with International Vegan Film Festival

An independent streaming platform, EarthStream today announced its partnership with the International Vegan Film Festival (IVFF) to stream some of their standout films and shorts. This agreement will allow the filmmakers who participated in the festival to present their films to a wider global audience who are interested in animal welfare, wildlife, the plant way of life and climate change. ...

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Why Fantastic Beasts’ Newt Scamander Was Expelled From Hogwarts

In the fantastic beasts franchise, Newt Scamander was the story’s focal point in his adventures as a Magizoologist, but his life took an unexpected turn as he was drawn into a harrowing secret war between the forces of Dumbledore and the nefarious radicals who composed the army of Grindelwald; however, Newt’s complicated personal life did not begin in his adult ...

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It’s Your Turn: Celebrate Pets

Unconditional love, increased happiness, and reduced stress…these are just a few of the many benefits pets bring to our lives. May is National Pet Month, a time to celebrate and recognize all the animals that have a loving paw print on our hearts and are beloved members of our families. This is also the time to recognize the animals that ...

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Implantation of a microchip in pet dogs and cats will become mandatory in June in Japan

A veterinarian implants a microchip into a kitten at a pet store-affiliated facility in Ota Ward, Tokyo in January. The Yomiuri Shimbun TOKYO — Microchipping pet dogs and cats and registering owner details will become mandatory in June under the revised Animal Welfare and Management Act. Breeders and pet stores will be required to microchip dogs and cats before they ...

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Mountain Humane has helped families keep their pets during the pandemic

BY KAREN BOSSICK Mountain Humane distributed enough pet food to flesh out a 16,000 pound Tyrannosaurus rex last year. The animal welfare organization near Hailey donated 16,120 pounds of pet food to 331 families in Blaine County and 141 families in nearby towns in 2021, according to its 2021 annual report. Other statistics: It provided care for 2,707 animals, ...

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“One-eyed Joe”: a cat missing for five years found on a Scottish oil platform | Animals

A cat that had been missing for five years has been reunited with its owner after being found on an offshore oil rig. Oil rig workers contacted the Scottish SPCA on Thursday after finding the animal in a shipping container originating in Peterhead. On Friday, staff from the Scottish Animal Welfare charity recovered the microchipped cat, after it was returned ...

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How technology has influenced the pet care industry

If you are a pet owner or run a pet business, you should know that this industry is like a gold mine waiting to be mined to the max. The industry has already taken off and there is no way it will slow down in the near future. This is mainly because pet parents are emotional towards their pets. It’s ...

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Collingwood Animal Shelter Receives $25,000 Donation

A couple donated $25,000 to a Collingwood animal shelter. Lynn and Derrick March, founders of the Zoey Foundation, donated the money to the Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS), a non-profit charitable organization that provides shelter for homeless animals, adoption services and medical care for animals in need. The Zoey Foundation is a family foundation that provides financial support to animal ...

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Global Cattle Feed Market to Be Driven by Rising Animal Welfare Concerns Over the Forecast Period 2021-2027 – Blackswan Real Estate

Expert Market Research’s new report titled ‘Global Cattle Feed Market Report and Forecast 2022-2027’ gives an in-depth analysis of the global cattle feed market, assessing the market based on its segments such as livestock type, channel of distribution and the main regions. . The report tracks the latest industry trends and studies their impact on the overall market. It also ...

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‘The most hypocritical marketing campaign we’ve seen in a long time’: New video debunks KFC’s greenwashing

In December last year, YouTuber Niko Omilana shot a video called “Behind the Bucket”, appearing to show happy birds at a farm that sells chickens to KFC. The video, shared on Twitter by media site Joe, shows the hens roaming freely in a warm shed filled with straw and enrichment activities including a swing. “Tony really opened my eyes today ...

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Police charge two Kitchener residents under provincial animal protection services law

Region of Waterloo, Ontario – Police have charged two Kitchener residents under the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act (PAWS) after an investigation in Kitchener. On March 28, 2022, officers from the Waterloo Regional Police Neighborhood Policing Central Division launched an animal cruelty investigation in conjunction with inspectors from provincial animal welfare services. A community member had found a trash bag ...

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Animal control seizes dozens of animals from Alfred home

Animal control seized dozens of animals from a home in Alfred on Thursday. Animal owner Brenda MacKenzie says she had seven cats and 40 dogs, 30 of which were rescue animals. She says authorities had searched the house before after reporting that some of the dogs were sick. “They came back with a court order to search and seize my ...

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No more cosmetics tested on animals in NH

Rebecca Hamilton is co-CEO of WS Badger Company in Gilsum. The House Commerce Committee will soon determine the fate of animal-tested cosmetics legislation introduced in the New Hampshire Senate earlier this year. SB 202, which would end the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in the state, won overwhelming support in the Senate, and for good reason. It has the support of ...

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NOTICE: Backyard chickens should not be allowed in Rock Springs

This opinion piece was written and submitted by Rock Springs resident Madhu Anderson. OPINION ARTICLES ARE SUBMITTED TO SWEETWATERNOW.COM BY THIRD PARTIES AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINION OF SWEETWATERNOW OR ITS MANAGEMENT. SUBMIT YOUR OPINION FOR POSSIBLE PUBLICATION THROUGH THE SUBMIT BUTTON. According to the current ordinance of the City of Rock Springs, chickens are not permitted within the city ...

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SPCA calls for community approach to fight animal cruelty

Monday, April 4, 2022, 12:55 p.m.Press release: SPCA The SPCA is calling on New Zealanders to come together to help end cruelty to animals, as the charity continues to see a disturbing number of reports of neglected, abused and abandoned animals. Each year, the SPCA receives approximately 14,000 public concern calls regarding allegations of cruelty and other welfare issues. With ...

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The Town Hall of Marbella continues the works of the Triple A animal shelter

The town hall of MARBELLA is continuing work on the Triple A animal shelter, which should be completed within a year and increase the area to almost 2,000 square meters. The mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, visited the works on Friday, April 1, together with the councilor for the works, Diego López, and the general director of health, Lisandro Vieytes and declared ...

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Singapore Opens First Animal Rehabilitation Center to Help Stray Animals Adapt to Home Life and Find Adopters

SINGAPORE — A new animal rehabilitation center has opened to take in stray animals and help them adjust to the home environment, so they can more easily find adopters and be rehomed. Located in Lim Chu Kang, the Animal Rehabilitation Center is managed by the Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS). It has 13 kennels to acclimate stray dogs to a ...

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Judges add three new cases, including animal welfare law challenge and Warhol copyright dispute

SCOTUS NEWS By Amy Howe March 28, 2022 at 1:49 p.m. The Supreme Court on Monday issued orders from the judges’ private conference last week, adding three new cases to the docket for the next term. The new cases involve an animal welfare law challenge in California, a death penalty issue in Arizona and a copyright dispute over a work ...

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Help Local Creatures Big and Small with an Animal Fund | Business

Abandoned. Cold. Scared. Two tiny tufts of orange fur were piled up for warmth by the side of the road. Their chances of survival were slim. But then a kind-hearted stranger stopped the car, picked them up and shared their story on social media. Now, with a new home and a seemingly endless supply of toys, treats and affection, these ...

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Poll finds 88% support for provincial licenses for zoos in Ontario

A new poll commissioned by World Animal Protection (WAP) shows that 88 per cent of Ontarians surveyed support regulations that would create licenses for zoos in the province and set standards for animal safety and welfare. Nine percent of the 1,020 people randomly polled by Nanos Research somewhat support these changes, according to the advocacy group. It calls on provincial ...

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Former Iowa puppy mill owner Daniel Gingerich pleads guilty

The southern Iowa puppy mill owner who racked up more than 120 animal welfare law violations in six months has reached a plea deal for his criminal charges. Daniel Gingerich faced two counts of animal neglect with grievous bodily injury or death, an aggravated misdemeanor. He also faced four counts of animal neglect with injury, a felony. A plea agreement ...

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Farmers and crofters can learn more about Quality Meat Scotland’s changes to its standards at upcoming village hall meetings

COLUMN: From the Croft by Russell Smith Is spring coming now? The in-bye begins to turn green, though the ground on the hill is still in sepia tones of brown; curlews and lapwings are back. There are buds on the daffodils and the trees; cockerels are “active”; muirburn smoke is in the air: and lambing is fast approaching. So we ...

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Animal Welfare Organization S’pore Urgently Seeks Dog Adopter Or Will Be Euthanized – Mothership.SG

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Animal welfare organization Exclusively Mongrels Limited is urgently looking for an adopter for a dog named Kona, who is at risk of being euthanized otherwise. Kona is a Singapore Special, or mongrel, who was adopted by Exclusively Mongrels in 2019. Photo via Exclusively Mongrels Limited/Facebook Photo via Exclusively Mongrels Limited/Facebook However, ...

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Shechita UK leader joy after MPs back ‘smart amendment’ to Animal Welfare Bill

MPs have backed an amendment to the government’s Animal Welfare Bill which mandates a committee to review policy decisions to uphold religious traditions such as shechita. In a move that was hailed by Shechita UK, the Commons voted Monday night in favor of a backbench amendment led by Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown which requires the new Animal Sentence Committee to take ...

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Owner to Donate Winning Prize to Aid International Animal Welfare | Horse racing news

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New Humane Society of Waco Director Takes the Helm as Puppy Season Arrives | Local News

A lifelong love for Pomeranians led Kandi Hillyer to step away from her health care training and eventually into her new role as director of the Humane Society of Central Texas. She is the third person in four years to hold the title. Hillyer grew up in South Florida and worked for Concentra, a national healthcare chain, for 12 years. ...

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Businesses and individuals can help end pet homelessness

Despite Americans’ general affection for pets, the reality is that at any one time, nearly 48 million cats and dogs are without homes in the United States. homelessness. At the forefront of this enormous challenge is Dr. Ellen Jefferson, animal welfare advocate, longtime pet shelter veterinarian, and president and CEO of Texas animal shelter Austin Pets Alive. TriplePundit spoke with ...

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TODAY (Video): PETA supporters cause ruckus over UMass monkeys’ menopause tests

For immediate release:March 8, 2022 Contact:Amanda Hays 202-483-7382 Palm Beach, Florida. – Earlier in the evening, four PETA supporters crushed a rally of University of Massachusetts – Amherst (UMass) alumni at the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach, Fla., where they confronted the president of the UMass, Marty Meehan, and interrupted his speech to expose the school’s horrific experiences with ...

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The rise of TikTok in animal abuse

Within seconds, a clip of a woman petting a cat to the beat of Queen’s classic Bohemian Rhapsody went from touching moment to apparent abuse. The individual, who The Sun chose not to name, aggressively slapped his cat across the face and body as the petrified animal bared its teeth and cowered in pain. 8 The individual aggressively slapped his ...

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Mountain. the governor comes under fire with a cougar

Republican Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte is once again drawing fire in some circles for a hunting trip, this time involving a perfectly legal outing that resulted in the death of a collared cougar outside Yellowstone National Park . Quoting in part from anonymous sources, The Washington Post first reported that Gianforte shot and killed the puma which was being guarded ...

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Enid man charged with beating puppies to death with hammer | Local News

ENID, Okla. – An Enid man has been arrested on six animal cruelty complaints after police say he beat six puppies to death with a hammer ‘to get them out of their misery’. On Saturday, officers from the Enid Police Department arrested Joshua Alexander Henry, 31. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Saturday, EPD officers responded to a residence in the 3100 ...

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Young bunnies are looking for a forever home, from Watford Animal Rescue Center

Good morning! I am Beauty and this is my sister Belle. We are cute six week old girls looking for a new home to jump into! We were brought to the National Animal Welfare Trust a few weeks ago because our owner had too many rabbits. As we are still very young and finding our way in life, everything is ...

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Spokane Humane Society donates $250,000 to Riverfront Dog Park

Spokane Humane Society donates $250,000 to Riverfront Dog Park Fundraising for Complete Dog Park is underway Parks and Recreation: 311 or 509.755.2489 Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 10:13 a.m. SPOKANE – The Spokane Humane Society (SHS) has donated $250,000 towards the construction of a dog run in the heart of Riverfront Park at the Forestry Shelter. The gift comes to ...

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Last roundup? Rodeo arrives in LA amid possible ban – NBC Los Angeles

The Professional Bull Riders Tour returns to Los Angeles this week for what animal rights activists hope will be the last time, pending a possible city ban on tools used in rodeos that have yet to receive the final approval. Tuesday night’s event at the Crypto.com Arena comes nearly a year after the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to ...

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Fees Waived at Alexandria Animal Welfare League Adoption Event | WDVM25 and DCW50

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WDVM) – The Alexandria Animal Welfare League is hosting an adoption event to place their greatest furry friends into loving homes. Over a dozen dogs are available for adoption at the event. Get the latest news, weather and sports by downloading the WDVM app “Our goal this weekend is to help over a dozen of our biggest puppies ...

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The little-known tradition of bullfighting lives on in a village in the United Arab Emirates

Al-Qurayyah (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Far from the gleaming skyscrapers of Dubai and the famous camel races, a bullfight is underway in the emirate of Fujairah, where the tradition lives on unbeknownst to most of the United Arab Emirates. “Watch them fight!” a commentator shouts into a microphone as the first cattle battle of the day kicks off, sending ...

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Etihad Cargo protects animals with new policy

Etihad Cargo has launched a ‘Forever Home’ policy to support the non-profit transport of animals at risk. The new policy allows the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates to consider requests from animal rescue and welfare organizations in good faith. Martin Drew, Senior Vice President Sales and Cargo, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “Forever Home reflects Etihad Cargo’s desire to ...

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Miranda Lambert donates $20,000 to Shelter Pets in honor of Valentine’s Day

It’s no secret that one of Miranda Lambert’s greatest loves in life is her furry friends! The country superstar is an active advocate for animal shelters and volunteer work. This Valentine’s Day, she’s donating $20,000 to share her gratitude to those who spend their time caring for and loving the animals that need it most. As a thank you, ...

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EU verifies meat controls in Uruguay and France

Two audits by the European Commission’s health and safety body focused on meat controls in Uruguay and France. The audit reports have been published recently. DG Health’s virtual audit in Uruguay in June 2021 focused on beef and sheep meat for export to Europe. A previous audit in 2016 highlighted shortcomings related to Salmonella testing of beef in shipments sent ...

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Rethinking the way New York buys food

New York’s existing food procurement policies require municipalities and local institutions such as schools and hospitals to contract with the lowest responsible bidder. This model tends to direct companies to anyone who can mass-produce products in the fastest and cheapest way possible, regardless of the consequences. But a new bill would change that. The Good Food Purchasing program, sponsored by ...

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QCA woman charged with animal neglect case

A muscatine woman was charged on Wednesday with multiple cases of animal neglect. A court proceeding took place in Muscatine County Court on Tuesday, Feb. 8 regarding 28 dogs and a cat who were rescued Jan. 9 from an RV on a rural property in Muscatine County. According to a press release: The court ordered that the request for a ...

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Betty White Honored Through Humanitarian Partnership with Louisville Marriott Downtown, Kentucky Humane Society

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The Louisville Marriott Downtown announced its partnership with the Kentucky Humane Society on Monday. The Marriot of Louisville is donating excess linens to provide warm bedding for animals at the shelter, according to the statement. For every meal purchased, Porch Kitchen & Bar, the hotel restaurant will also provide a meal to a local shelter animal. ...

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County urges residents to spay pets during Spaying and Neutering Awareness Month

Hays County urges all residents to help control pet overpopulation by spaying and neutering their pets as the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter faces capacity issues. The county’s efforts to prevent pet overpopulation come as the Court of Commissioners approved a proclamation recognizing February 2022 as Sterilization/Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, which coincides with World Sterilization Day, launched on 22 February 1995. ...

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Envigo blames COVID-19 for dozens of disturbing animal welfare violations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Envigo, Cumberland County’s troubled dog breeding and research facility blames COVID-19 for its multiple animal welfare violations. Their response comes as Virginia lawmakers pursue bills to crack down on Envigo. Click here to subscribe to our email alerts on the latest news Eight of the 11 bills aimed at strengthening the supervision of the establishment ...

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Betty White inspires donations to Maury County Animal Shelter

Even in death, famed actress Betty White makes a difference. White, known for her roles on hit TV series ‘The Golden Girls’ and ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ died peacefully in her sleep on New Year’s Eve. A passionate animal welfare activist, White would have celebrated her 100th birthday on January 17. Following her passing, the #BettyWhiteChallenge swept across social ...

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The rescue dog that helped save a man’s life needs a forever home

DENVER (KDVR) — A Capitol Hill woman says an alert from her foster dog helped her save a man’s life. Allison, who does not want to give her last name, said she has just started encouraging Haze, a rescue dog. She said that at the end of last week, Haze in many ways came to the rescue. The 22-year-old said ...

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January 27, 2022, RC Letters to the Editor

Thank you for donations to the Douglas County Animal Shelter Editor: We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our wonderful Carson Valley residents for their generous donations in support of the Douglas County Animal Shelter on January 17th. The donations were collected as part of the National Betty White Challenge, an event created to help commemorate the ...

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Zoo enrichment could go further

Social enrichment is about allowing individuals to experience natural social groups and choose with whom they interact. The image shows Asian Pied Starlings. 1 credit Zoos and aquariums could improve the lives of a wider range of animals, new research suggests. The use of “environmental enrichment” (providing animals with stimulating environments) has become increasingly common in zoos and aquariums in ...

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Exotic animal horror show must shut down: auction managers shown terrorizing and abusing wildlife

PETA Video Footage Reveals Wallaby, Coatimundi and Other Animals Being Manhandled For immediate release:January 25, 2022 Contact:Nicole Meyer 202-483-7382 Shelby, North Carolina – A PETA Eyewitness Investigation in Shelby’s Alternative Livestock Auction at the Cleveland County Agriculture Livestock Exchange shows vulnerable species of animals – including wild animals native to other countries – being physically abused, manhandled and tormented by ...

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Scott Register Honored at GBHS Jazz Cat Ball

On December 31, Allison Black Cornelius, CEO of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, came into work to find a 10-year-old blind Yorkie left in the rain tied to the building overnight. Humane Society workers “already have 200 animals” to care for, Cornelius said. So when Cornelius sees volunteers like Scott Register volunteering their time to help staff and animals, it’s ...

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Tennessee Animal Groups Benefit from the Betty White Challenge

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donations were made to animal welfare groups Jan. 17 in honor of actress and animal advocate Betty White, support that local organization leaders say comes at a time when the needs are great. COVID-19 precautions have weighed on regular fundraising and adoption events, and shelters are seeing high demand. “Our expenses are going up and donations ...

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Sri Lanka passes animal welfare bill amid Cher comments on elephant abuse

Reading time: 2 minutes The Sri Lankan cabinet passed a long-awaited animal welfare bill just days after American pop star Cher called a state-run elephant orphanage. The project was presented to the cabinet on January 10 by the Sri Lankan Minister of Agriculture. It aims to protect animals from cruelty and torture. Animal Welfare Bill in Sri Lanka The Animal ...

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Commissioner proposes time-limited amnesty for unregistered exotic animals

Animal Welfare Commissioner Alison Bezzina has proposed a “time-limited amnesty” for unregistered wild animals to tackle illegalities. She said the lack of enforcement in Malta has created a situation of uncontrolled numbers of exotic animals. “Although this has happened in the past, since then very little law enforcement has been exercised, which has resulted in the proliferation of more dangerous ...

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‘Betty White Challenge’ benefits local rescues and animal shelters

KENT COUNTY, Michigan — There’s a charity challenge sweeping the country to honor beloved actress Betty White. Days after her death, the “Betty White Challenge” went viral online, encouraging people to donate $5 to a local shelter or animal shelter on Jan. 17, in what would have was Betty’s 100th birthday. Port Animal Protection Society in Ottawa County said donations ...

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Rescue calls for animal adoption center

As Coweta County continues to grow, putting more and more pressure on animal services and local humane societies and rescue organizations, the idea of ​​an “adoption center” is on the rise again. discussed. Adoption centers are different from animal shelters or dog pounds and are designed to be more welcoming to potential adopters. Several local animal welfare volunteers recently appeared ...

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CHHS rescues dogs from suspected puppy mill in Kentucky

Alabama. Florida. Georgia. Mississippi. Caroline from the south. Tennessee. And throughout North Carolina, from the mountains to the Outer Banks. What do all these places have in common? The Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society Animal Rescue Team is here to help save lives. Last week, CHHS added state No. 8 to its rescue map when Executive Director David Stroud made the 12-hour ...

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Special rescues help sick owners find their pets’ next home

Who will take your pet when you die? The question often does not have an easy answer, especially for sick or elderly people who are moving to home nursing or assisted living. During the pandemic, specialist rescue, advocacy and adoption services run by volunteers try to fill the void, one animal at a time. Leaders of the small movement said ...

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Betty White Challenge urges fans to honor late animal rights star’s 100th birthday activism

Fans of late comedy icon Betty White plan to celebrate what would have been her 100th birthday by organizing mass donations to a cause close to her heart. “The Betty White Challenge” went viral on social media after an account suggested celebrating the life of the late actress and animal rights activist by donating to animal rescues in her honor ...

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When you adopt 1 animal from a shelter, you save 2 lives | Pets

How does this work? Is it magic? Some sort of weird Harry Potter witchcraft? No, it is quite simple. In animal shelters across the country, there are usually more animals than you see on the adoption floor. There are animals in what is often called a “holding area”. These are animals that have recently been stray, abandoned, seized in a ...

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Editorial: Start the New Year by adopting a pet from a shelter | Editorials

The story of Ellie the three-legged dog should serve as an inspiration for people to start a new year with a new family member, cat or dog from one of the many shelters in the area. Washington County Humane Society program director Halee Robinson said Ellie was a normal dog who led a normal life until she was attacked by ...

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NJ Considering ‘Bond or Forfeiture’ Law for Animal Cruelty Cases

TRENTON – Those accused of animal cruelty may be required to pay bond to cover costs incurred by a shelter to care for animals taken into custody while a criminal case is pending, under a draft law approved by an Assembly committee on Monday. It is unclear whether the bill – S4058 / A6099 – will be passed by the ...

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High time to ban horse-drawn carriages in Philadelphia

Horses have no place in the streets of 21st century cities. It sounds like a no-brainer, but in reality, many 2,000-pound horses weave their way through the busy traffic of Philadelphia every day, at their own risk and that of all pedestrians, motorists and cyclists around them. Horse-drawn carriages were historically the main engine of people and goods. There was ...

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Germany’s commitments for 2022: animal welfare labels on meat and plant products

Reading time: 2 minutes This coming year is the first for the new German government in power. And with its arrival comes a host of renewed commitments to animal welfare and the environment. With the aim of improving the treatment of animals in the food system, the European country plans to introduce mandatory animal welfare labels on meat products. In ...

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Ocean State Job Lot Donates To Animal Protection Groups

Staff reports December 28, 2021Updated: 28 Dec. 2021 4:26 p.m. animal welfare donation program.”/> A Halfway Home Rescue representative joins Ocean State Job Lot associates Tom Brown and Luana Onofrio in accepting a donation from the Ocean State Jot Lot “To the Rescue” animal welfare donation program. Ocean State Job Lots / Photo Contribution A total of 230 animal welfare ...

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Hundreds of parakeets dropped off at Michigan animal shelter – NBC Chicago

A Michigan animal shelter has been inundated with hundreds of parakeets. The Detroit Animal Welfare Group in Romeo said in a Facebook post that the first group of colorful little birds were dropped off Thursday evening. “We were also in shock, but we couldn’t push them away as they were all crammed into seven cages and choking on each other ...

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Mesquite Police Department Journal December 23-24, 2021

12/25/21 Mesquite Police Department 6202 06:06 Daily Activity Log, with Synopsis Page: 1 Date: 12/23/21 For more information please contact our Public Information Officer at (702) 346-5262 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 211223042 Alarm Incident Address : Carrara Ct Mesquite NV 89027 Responding Officers: J Rich, J Cheney Disposition : Z Non-Criminal Incidents Unit: A4 Time Reported: 19:08 Time Dispatched: 19:11 Time Arrived : ...

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Bad condition horses rescued from Riverbank property

Oakdale Equine Rescue An animal welfare investigation rescued 30 horses on Monday from a property in an unincorporated area of ​​Riverbank. “I can tell you the animals were in really bad shape,” said Annette Bedsworth, executive director of Stanislaus County Animal Services. She said horses generally suffer from inadequate nutrition and care. Authorities determined that two horses had been stolen ...

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Some sentences handed down against an official of the Ministry of Agriculture who admitted failures to animal welfare are quashed

The High Court overturned some convictions and sentences handed down against an Agriculture Ministry official who admitted to having dead and injured animals on his land. The agriculture minister called for orders quashing some, but not all, of the convictions handed down earlier this year against Bernard, if not Brian Kilgariff, who, as a senior Agriculture Department official, had investigated ...

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Coalition calls for new animal welfare law – Society

Jakarta Post Jakarta ● Mon, December 20, 2021 2021-12-20 19:15 0 1a1b11401ea1df534c76149989040395 1 Society animal rights, law, house of representatives, coalition, Muhaimin-Iskandar To free A coalition of animal rights activists called on the House of Representatives to draft a law that would promote animal welfare and protect animals from cruelty. The Indonesian Coalition for Animal Welfare (KPH Indonesia) said there ...

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Can we move away from animal models of human disease research?

I recently read a comprehensive and very detailed scientific report titled The Research Modernization Deal 2021. It unequivocally shows that many experiments on non-human animals (animals) fail to lead to effective treatments and cures for them. human diseases, including the leading killers in American advertisements for a wide variety of prescription drugs, clearly recognize this ineffectiveness in their disclaimers and ...

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Help an animal rescue group settle unpaid bills

Rescued animals, especially injured and sick ones, need veterinary care. This requires funds because veterinary care is expensive, especially when it comes to treating severe cases. As such, the Malaysian Dogs Deserve Better (MDDB) Canine Welfare Project consistently pays the recurring vet bills. MDDB director Irene Low said the NGO’s veterinary bills were very high as rescued dogs required treatment ...

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PACT Blockchain Funding Model for Animal Welfare – CryptoMode

One of the challenges that all nonprofits face is securing the necessary funding to pursue their worthy cause. But Phoenix Animal Care and Treatment (PACT) has found a way around this challenge. This solution is Blockchain technology. Thanks to Bear Buddies, an interactive blockchain virtual adoption game, PACT will be able to generate the funds needed to save and care ...

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MyBiosource publishes guide for research on gain of function

San Diego, December 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MyBiosource Inc, a company based in San Diego, Calif., Recently published a blog post that offers a guide to function search. Gain-of-Function research (GoFR) is that branch of scientific research with the aim of catching viruses before epidemics and the development of various drugs, including vaccines. Specifically, GoFR is a kind of ...

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Camp Pendleton Marines from Kabul Security Battalion processed for vacation cruise – Orange County Register

The Marines and their families from Camp Pendleton’s 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines – the unit from which 10 of the 13 servicemen killed in the Kabul airport bombing came – had some “reel fun” this weekend as part of the 46th Dana Point Boat Parade of Lights. They and members of the 5th Marine Regiment were accommodated aboard the Dana ...

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Axne introduces new legislation inspired by Iowans

Representative Cindy Axne represents the Third Congressional District of Iowa in the United States House of Representatives. She can be reached at 202-225-5476. I recently introduced three bills inspired by issues that residents of Iowa’s Third Congressional District have brought to my attention. For years, independent livestock producers in Iowa have demanded fairness and a level playing field in the ...

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Athol Daily News – Book Review: “The Elephant in the Room”

“The Elephant in the Room”, by Holly Goldberg Sloan, is a beautifully told blend of friendship and family separation, animal welfare, immigration, gender equality and autism. It might seem like a ridiculously complex list of ingredients, but the different threads are woven into an almost perfect story, in which the elephant is not just a metaphor but a living, living ...

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Robinsons Malls Happy Pets Club donates to animal welfare groups

Robinsons Malls, through its Happy Pets Club, has a program that reinforces its commitment to promoting responsible pet ownership through partnerships with two of the nation’s well-established pet advocacy groups – Animal Kingdom Foundation and Pawssion Project. The collaboration between the Robinsons Malls Happy Pets Club and these two pet advocacy groups is one of the most vital aspects of ...

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UK: Farmers are the most reliable part of the supply chain

The UK Levy Board, which represents farmers, producers and other players in the supply chain, has been monitoring consumer confidence since 2019. The results of the AHDB / Blue Marble study found that almost two-thirds (63%) feel very or somewhat positive about UK farming. The same study yielded particularly positive results last year. This year’s results are in line with ...

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Spanish law no longer considers animals as “objects”

Spain has adopted a new law on animal welfare recognizing animals as sentient beings. The country will no longer consider pets and wildlife as “objects”, according to the law. Spain’s lower house, the Congress of Deputies, adopted the new law. It received majority approval, except by the far-right Vox party, which opposed the legislation. Animals will now benefit from greater ...

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Chairman of the National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee appointed

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 11:49 a.m.Press release: Te Pukenga Professor Nat Waran of the Eastern Institute of Technology has been appointed Chairman of the National Advisory Committee on Animal Ethics (NAEAC) which provides independent advice on ethical and animal welfare issues relating to the use of animals in research, testing and teaching. Professor Waran is Executive Dean of the Eastern ...

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Stress in the larval stage can make farmed fish more resilient later in life

There are many methods that are used to ensure that farmed salmon thrive, stay healthy, and grow quickly. Nofima scientist Erik Burgerhout is working on programming the fish to become robust. Nofima’s research will harness epigenetics to make fish more resilient. The Programming Fish for Robustness (Progress) research project exposes fish to stressors such as low temperatures and low oxygen ...

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Animal rights activist Wayne Hsiung faces years in prison

Wayne Hsiung poses for a photo while feeding goats. Photo: Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media In recent years, especially since the 2020 black liberation uprisings, the government has devoted considerable time and resources to the persecution of anti-racist and anti-fascist activists. The state has disproportionately targeted the far left while leaving the far right alone. All the while, with ...

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Six sent to trial for Ashton Dog Pound investigation TheJournal.ie

SIX PEOPLE, INCLUDING a veterinarian and the owner of Ashton pound in Dublin, have been sent for trial on charges of animal cruelty offenses. The River Road shelter, Castleknock, had operated a dog-sitting service for the greater Dublin area. However, an animal welfare investigation began last year into the treatment and deaths of dogs. A veterinarian, the owner of the ...

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