Animal Welfare

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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