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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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Jackson Animal Care Center Hosts First Inaugural Fur Ball

JACKSON, Tenn. – Residents of West Tennessee have come together to support animals in need. On Saturday night, the Jackson Animal Care Center hosted its first annual Inaugural Fur Ball event to raise funds for animal health. Whitney Owen, director of the Jackson Animal Service, says she’s excited to organize an event that will provide Jackson’s animals with the care ...

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Due to increased volume, Walker County, Georgia is considering combining animal control and animal shelter

Due to an increase in animal control calls and admissions to the Walker County Animal Shelter, the county commission is considering combining the animal control department with the shelter and adding new positions. “One of the challenges we have in Walker County with animal control is that our volume is increasing,” Chair Shannon Whitfield said at the county’s monthly meeting ...

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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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Woman breaks into animal control to get her dog back before it’s euthanized

Relaxing hazelnut. (Image courtesy of the Stewart family) OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma City woman said she broke into the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Building to retrieve her dog Hazel, who was hours away from being euthanized for being unsafe. Toya Stewart has been arrested and is now charged with breaking into the animal shelter after taking off 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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Mustangs to the Rescue holds annual emergency animal rescue training

Cheers and screams drifted from a corral in southeast Bend on Sunday afternoon as groups took part in a drill during a technical training session on large animal emergency rescue. The annual training at Mustangs to the Rescue was attended by 14 cadets from the Oregon Youth Challenge, seven members of the Pet Evacuation Team, two people from the Howard ...

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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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The reward goes up to $6,000 in a dog abuse case. The Foundation pays tribute to a dead animal in another case of abuse.

Authorities have been investigating several high-profile dog abuse cases in South Jersey in recent months. In an incident late last year, the animal died of abuse and a foundation was set up in his honor. In one of the most recent cases, involving a Chihuahua stuffed into a bag and dumped near train tracks last weekend, a reward for information ...

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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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Animal Control Officer – ​Full Time

Position:​​Animal control officerPost status: Full-timedepartment:​Animal servicesWage scale: $30,015.20 – $42,410.69Opening date:​February 14, 2022Closing Date:​February 28, 2022 Job Description:An employee in this classification performs duties associated with the enforcement of animal control regulations. The job is to receive and respond to citizen requests for animal control service, including the capture and containment of stray, sick, troublesome, unlicensed, or apparently dangerous animals. ...

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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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Kurt Zouma: West Ham United defender filmed cat kicking and slapping

In a video first published by the Sun newspaper on Monday, Zouma is filmed apparently throwing shoes at a cat in what appears to be a private residence, slapping it in the face, chasing it around the room and giving it handcuffs. kicks on the ground. Laughter can be heard in the background of the footage. CNN has not independently ...

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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 31 – Chatham County to Host Virtual Public Animal Services Pledge Meeting | Local governments and politics

January 31, 2022 – Chatham County Animal Services will host a virtual public engagement meeting to educate and update residents on current services and gather feedback for strategic direction. Chatham County Animal Services enforces county animal control ordinances and operates the county’s open-admission animal shelter. Animal services officers respond to many complaints, including nuisance complaints, neglect, bite reports, and stray ...

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What Steps Benzie County Animal Control Could Take To Become Self-Sufficient

BEULAH — At a committee meeting Jan. 25, members of the Benzie County Board of Commissioners suggested that the Benzie County Animal Control mileage rate should cover the full cost of operation. Proposed voting language for mileage was presented to the committee by county administrator Katie Zeits and animal control officer Kyle Mauer. The suggested mileage rate was 0.1 mils ...

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Report offers recommendations for improvement at Sumter County Animal Shelter

A recent assessment of the Sumter County Animal Shelter by a national animal welfare organization offers a plan to improve the shelter’s operations, reduce its population and preserve its no-slaughter status. A report analyzing the flaws and offering recommendations from the Best Friends Animal Society was presented to the stewards on Tuesday evening. At a workshop meeting next month, commissioners ...

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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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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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Companion Animal Animal Fund included in Governor’s Executive Budget

NEW YORK (NEWS10) – Governor Kathy Hochul included $5 million in her first executive budget for New York’s homeless animal companion and shelter system. The first in five years, the New York State Animal Welfare Federation says the Governor recognizes the important work that animal shelters do for their animals and communities. Sharp increase in home births after the pandemic ...

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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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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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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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ACCT Philly has struggled with leadership and funding. What’s next for the animal shelter?

Philadelphia’s main animal shelter in 2004 euthanized nearly 90 percent of the cats and dogs that came through its doors. Today, the non-profit organization that provides these the city’s housing and animal control services save almost 90% of life. Yet year after year ACCT Philly grapples with harsh criticism of its management, revolving door leadership and chronic underfunding. The shelter ...

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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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Celebrate the New Year with a New Pet

Editor’s Note: Please contact local shelters before visiting. Some shelters may be closed, have adjusted opening hours, or only available by appointment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bethany Animal Control Shelter: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, 5100 N College, 789-3431. Central Oklahoma Humanitarian Society Center: 11 ...

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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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Donation from Local Business Owner Paves the Way for Pet Adoption in Catoosa County, Georgia

Thanks to a donation from businessman John Linderman, a dozen animals at Catoosa County Animal Shelter in Georgia have found a new home just in time for the holidays. Dozens more will be helped by his commitment to make a constant donation to the animal shelter throughout the year. Catoosa County spokesperson John Pless said Linderman, owner of Linderman’s Furniture ...

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‘Doc’ Antle had a history of animal exploitation before ‘Tiger King’

Bhagavan “Doc” Antle operates Myrtle Beach Safari (aka “TIGERS”), a roadside zoo in South Carolina where exotic baby animals are snatched from their mothers so they can be passed on for high-profit public gatherings, systematically treated as props for advertising stunts and exploited for “likes” on social networks. A PETA target for decades, Antle is a key player in the ...

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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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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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MSPCA-Angell is looking for volunteer drivers to transport animals to Boston, Methuen and Cape Cod sites

Are you an animal lover with driving experience? MSPCA-Angell, the nonprofit animal welfare association, is looking for drivers to transport furry friends across Massachusetts. This volunteer opportunity will help the shelter with a variety of needs, from moving wildlife to clinics, driving adoptable pets between adoption centers, bringing food and other supplies to communities across the country. proximity. The MSPCA ...

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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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Edgecombe Sheriff Calls for Action on County’s New Animal Shelter | Local News

In the past year, people across the country have nearly completed a dollar-for-dollar game of a $ 50,000 loan from the Edgecombe County Commissioners Council for a new animal shelter. “The money came from citizens of Edgecombe County as well as from people who had no idea where we were until they looked at a map,” Sheriff Clee Atkinson said. ...

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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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Executive Director of the Animal Welfare Association Leaving after a decade of saving lives

Executive Director of the Animal Welfare Association Leaving after a decade of saving lives Voorhees, NJ (November 28, 2021) – After a decade of tireless work to advance AWA’s mission and vision, Maya Richmond has announced that she will step down as Executive Director. During her tenure, Maya has been the driving force behind AWA’s growth and success as an ...

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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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awbi: Following PETA India Appeal, Animal Welfare Board Issues Notice to Replace Animals in Movies and Other Shows with Modern Technology | Hindi movie news

Following a call from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India regarding cruelty to animals in movies, TV shows, commercials and digital content – and after the group filed a complaint regarding the recent death of a horse on the set of Ponniyin Selvan – the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) issued a notice, asking all film ...

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DCF Proactive Grants Support PAWS

The grant will support the organization’s work with unwanted and abandoned animals. Dearborn Community Foundation board member Ramzi Nuseibeh, right, presents a $ 1,000 grant check to PAWS from Kelly Hedger, staff accountant of Dearborn Count. Photo provided. (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. recently awarded a proactive grant of $ 1,000 to the People for Animal ...

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VIDEO: Kells songwriter releases new charity single to support “The Voiceless”

Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2021, 2:53 PM Last update: Mon Nov 22, 2021, 3:56 PM Kells songwriter Pearse Halpin has written and released a new song to give something back to animal charities and rescue centers who work tirelessly throughout the year to care for unwanted and abused animals. Pearse is hoping the power of social media, TV and radio ...

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From the meadow to the plate: could cultured grass-based meat replace animals?

Featured Articles From the meadow to the plate: could cultured grass-based meat replace animals? 22 November 2021 An affordable laboratory system that uses blades of grass to turn cells into cultured meat has been developed at the University of Bath. Aligned myotubes (columnar cells found in muscle fiber) growing on grass Researchers at the University of Bath managed to collect ...

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Moore to Receive New $ 8.2 Million Animal Shelter After Obligation Passes | Community

Moore is expected to receive a new, full $ 8.2 million animal shelter following the issuance of a bond earlier this month. Moore Animal Welfare’s future home is S I-35 Service Road, east of the freeway and south of SW 34th Street. The 15,040 square foot shelter will include separate areas for adoption and admission, a multi-purpose training room, quarantine ...

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The guinea pig could barely walk because of its long fingernails and a necrotic hole in the belly

Some people shouldn’t have the privilege of owning a pet. The Animal Welfare Society often calls them pet bullies who seem completely unaffected by an animal’s pain and suffering. This article contains graphic images. “In our opinion, they are the ones who belong behind bars, not their vulnerable pets who are grinding their teeth and hiding from these bad guys. ...

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The increase in the number of abandoned animals continues

An Irish donkey sanctuary has launched a public appeal for support against what they have called a national donkey welfare crisis. The Donkey Sanctuary Ireland said the number of animals in need of rescue, rehousing and sanctuary care has reached “unmanageable and unsustainable levels”. The shrine has raised concerns over data from 2018 to 2020 which found reports from the ...

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Animal Welfare League’s Nowra / Jervis Bay branch needs foster families | Milton Ulladulla Times

news, local news, The Nowra / Jervis Bay branch of the Animal Welfare League is in urgent need of temporary foster homes for cats, kittens, dogs and puppies. The group says residents can make a difference in an animal’s life by accepting foster care. As a host family, you:. Save the life of a cat or a dog. Help a ...

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Town, Austin Pets Alive! Get back on the No-Kill path: the resolution moves APA !, the city gets closer to a compromise on shelters – News

APA! City lake animal center (Photo by John Anderson) that of the city Austin Animal Center and the association Austin animals alive! may be able to mend their frayed relationship after all, as city council told staff last week to reconcile with AAC’s most important No-Kill partner. The resolution, presented by the Council member leslie pool and adopted by a ...

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Animal welfare concerns are high at Wyndham

By Alesha Capone RSPCA Victoria has received 348 reports of animal welfare issues in Wyndham in 12 months. This placed Wyndham fourth in the state for the number of reports received by municipality by the charity, for the 2020/21 fiscal year. Greater Geelong ranked first on the list with 640 reports, followed by Casey (577 reports) and Hume (386 reports). ...

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An animal sanctuary in Jeddah that’s more than just a pet project

DJ Kennels, which was established in Jeddah in 2017, is an animal shelter that is home to abandoned pets and even rescued wild animals. Residents of this mini animal park include dogs, cats, rabbits, owls, hyenas, and even a lion. For many of the city’s animal lovers, DJ Kennels provides the perfect opportunity for some much-needed animal therapy, especially after ...

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Pet of the week: this AC Slater is looking for his Zack Morris

ARLINGTON, VA – While this AC Slater might not be a big TV star like Mario Lopez from “Saved by the Bell,” he could still be a star in your eyes if you adopt him from Animal Welfare. League of Arlington. Here’s what the AWLA says about this mixed-breed adult puppy: “Aside from his good looks, AC Slater has a ...

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An ‘unsung hero’: ‘Dr. Jen’ is Kitsap’s best animal advocate

When Eric Stevens joined Kitsap Humane Society, the non-profit agency dedicated to caring for animals in need, in 2012, she struggled to keep its doors open. His dire financial situation had impacted the agency’s ability to provide services to homeless animals and their adoptive owners. “The organization was on the verge of bankruptcy,” Stevens said in a Kitsap Humane Society ...

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Circus couple abusing tigers miserably missed the animals

Judit and Juergen Nerger illegally left big cats in cramped, sterile crates and ditched six tigers at a roadside zoo in Sarasota, Florida, all after their circus performance business failed. They had previously kept tigers in Illinois, but by transporting the animals to Florida and failing to alert the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the couple evaded federal inspections ...

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Changes to Animal Ordinances | New

ENID, Oklahoma. – A few changes were made to Enid’s animal welfare ordinances earlier this week. On Tuesday evening, city commissioners voted to approve the changes, which included simplifying the bylaw – shortening sections and making it easier to locate topics – and removing some bylaws that are not needed. “(The changes) will make it easier for people to understand ...

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LA Animal Services Pet Pantry Opening Third

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A third LA Animal Services pet pantry will open Sunday at the North Central Animal Services Center. “At LA Animal Services, we believe the best place for pets is with the families who love them, even in tough times,” LA Animal Services general manager Dana Brown said in a statement. “The sustainability of the Pet Food ...

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ACANA® Pet Food Team Helps Transport Over 30 Rescue Dogs To New York City To Find Loving Homes

Muddy Paws Rescue is a foster family-based organization that brings dogs from its shelter partners and places them in foster homes for an average of two weeks. During this time, the animals can decompress and live their best lives, allowing the organization to learn more about them so that they can make a solid match with a loving family. The ...

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Family business pledges 50% of profits to animal welfare charities

Home and Roost Craft Houses for Pets and Wildlife Small business Home & Roost raised over £ 2,000 for animal charities during Black Friday 2020. This year, they are aiming higher and are now seeking charity nominations. At Home & Roost, we are fortunate to work with animal and animal lovers every day. Being able to give back to those ...

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Opportunities to adopt, foster and volunteer to help animals abound in the metro area

Animal shelters in the greater Albuquerque area are overcapacity and are looking for volunteers to help them. Volunteers receive training and support services to optimize positive outcomes for animals and volunteers. Information on three large organizations is provided here, with more relief groups serving the community. Volunteer applications are available on the websites. The Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource ...

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Here are the three main scalable technologies to fight food insecurity

As the world’s population is expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050, scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs are looking for scalable scientific solutions to establish a resilient and sustainable food supply in the years to come. John Ruff, Scientific and Technological Director at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has dedicated his career to the growing problem of global food insecurity ...

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Fraser Valley Farm Animal Abuse Images May Be Ineligible If Obtained Illegally: Lawyers

Breadcrumb Links New Local News criminality As the SPCA prepares a case recommending charges to Crown counsel, attorney Victoria Shroff says any illegally obtained evidence could be removed from court review. Author of the article: Sarah Grochowski Lorie Chortyk of the SPCA. Photo by Arlen Redekop /PROVINCE Content of the article A video that allegedly shows evidence of animal abuse ...

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