Animal Welfare

Petco to host first-ever Sustainability Supplier Summit

SAN DIEGO – Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. will host its first Sustainability Supplier Summit on September 22 to connect its merchandising team with sustainable pet products. This supports the retailer’s mission to increase its assortment of sustainable pet products to 50% of all products by the end of 2025. The summit will be held virtually in partnership with ...

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Dogs available for adoption in Los Angeles

When looking at the makeup of American families today, it’s rare to see a home where a pet is not part of the family. According to the most recent data from the APPA National Pet Owner Survey, 67% of households, or about 85 million households, own a pet. Among these households, dogs and cats top the list of most popular ...

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KFC drops C-bomb, finally talks about chicken welfare

KFC, a strong creative advertiser, is often pinned to its treatment of poultry, so its latest campaign seeks to showcase its improvements in this troubled space. He drops a huge campaign at a supposedly C-bomb-laden press conference with a bucket of bargains. Launched on Friday July 23 on Channel 4, Mother’s campaign builds on fast food’s efforts to improve animal ...

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Club Med presents new guidelines on animal welfare and interactions

All-inclusive resort operator Club Med will cease promotions of excursions and local attractions at its resorts around the world that involve harmful or exploitative animal involvement, which will take effect from next month. . As part of its sustainability and conservation efforts, the company is committed to stop promoting activities such as elephant rides, exhibits involving captive whales and dolphins, ...

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Rodeo fight goes to court as animal rights groups sue government

A group of animal rights lawyers, along with the animal rights organization SAFE, have sued the government for failing to ban the rodeo. And, based on their recent track record, they may well be successful in ending the sport in this country. Mirjam Guesgen reports. The New Zealand Animal Law Association and SAFE have taken the Minister of Agriculture and ...

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York Ag Revitalizes Its Own BOVA ZYME Portfolio | Around the Web-Pennsylvania

York, Pennsylvania, July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / -York Ag, a dynamic provider of holistic ingredient solutions that optimize animal welfare, BOVA ZYME® A portfolio with new brand identities and new product additions. BOVAZYME is a unique enzyme feed additive designed to help ruminants digest more efficiently. It contains seven food grade enzymes that help break down inaccessible nutrients and ...

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Cairo affair adds urgency to animal cruelty register | Greene County

CATSKILL – When a Cairo woman was arrested for allegedly attempting to behead one of her pet dogs with a sword, the record of a Greene County animal abuse registry became even more urgent. Pauline Waldron, 67, is also accused of stabbing the dog repeatedly and then letting the animal die for eight hours without seeking medical attention. She faces ...

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Animal Tales: The rise in pet ownership is straining local vets

VCA Lewiston Animal Hospital veterinary assistant Ashlynn Foss, left, and technical supervisor Sonja Harris examine Harley at the facility Friday afternoon on Stetson Road in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham / Journal of the Sun LEWISTON – If you haven’t adopted a ‘pandemic puppy’ in the past year and a half, it’s probably someone you know has. While the company of our ...

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Outer Banks Community Foundation enrichment grants due July 30

The Dare County Arts Council is planning a big opening celebration in October for the Courtyard project. Major construction is complete and visitors are invited to enjoy the new courtyard behind the DCAC Art Center in downtown Manteo. Details of the inauguration will be announced in the coming weeks. [Courtesy Outer Banks Community Foundation] Nonprofits are encouraged to apply for ...

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SCVNews.com | Opinion / Comment: Marcia Mayeda looks back on 20 years with LA County Animal Care & Control

Twenty Years in Review – The first in a series Marcia Mayeda, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control. A few years ago, I was browsing the works of art from my childhood and the projects that I had saved. As I recalled the paintings, stories and sculptures, I noticed that every element was about ...

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