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Humane Society University to Offer Courses in Fall 2009

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Undergraduate degrees and graduate certificates in animal studies, animal policy and advocacy, and humane leadership will begin in fall of 2009. Very cool! I've been looking for something like this for a long time. From the Humane Society's press release.

BOCA to Stop Using Eggs by End of 2009

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On March 19, 2009 a company representative emailed Compassion Over Killing: "…I am pleased to let you know the BOCA brand will be eliminating eggs in all of its products by the end of this year. Totally missed this story from about a month ago. We anticipate all BOCA products will be egg free in 2010." By removing eggs from their ingredient list, BOCA is withdrawing financial support for factory farms that use battery-cages. They are striking a blow against the cruel egg industry.

2009 Animal Rights Conference Scheduled for July 16-20

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It's in Los Angeles this year.

2009 is the Year of the Tiger

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With only 3,200 tigers left in the wild.

New Podcast for Week Ending February 13, 2009

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In this week’s podcast ending February 13, 2010: **Britain’s Ministry of Defense defends its use of pigs as subjects in explosives testing; **an elephant expert argues for the closing of the elephant exhibit at the Toronto Zoo; **the State of Hawaii seeks to toughen penalties for dog fighting; **Animal rights groups protest the Canadian seal hunt in the shadow of the 2010 Olympics.

Dog Gone Smart Beds

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Dog Gone Smart Beds originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on October 28, 2009. Baby the Maltese recently got a chance to try out a great product from Dog Gone Smart Beds. We were pretty excited to get this bed, because it’s just not any old pet bed! Read on to learn more.

University of Iowa Animal Lab Goes Underground

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From the Des Moines Register. The Iowa Board of Regents approved $11.2 million for an underground vivarium that will house University of Iowa animal research laboratories. The 35,000-square-foot facility would connect the Medical Education Research Facility and Carver Biomedical Research Building on the west side of campus. The links would mean researchers would never have to transport animals above ground, said Jordan Cohen, interim U of I vice president for research. Advertisement. A Nov.

Cute of the day: Rudolph

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Cute of the day: Rudolph originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on December 1, 2009.

IFAW in the Philippines

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IFAW in the Philippines originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on October 18, 2009.

Home 4 The Holidays

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Home 4 The Holidays originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on December 21, 2009.

Cute of the day: A bigger bed!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on October 13, 2009. Yes, I do believe someone could use a bigger bed. Cute of the day: A bigger bed!

Oh those dramatic animals!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 4, 2009. Two funny videos to make you giggle! First up, the original “Dramatic Chipmunk&#. Second, the Geico Gecko’s take, a “Dramatic Gecko&#. Is your pet dramatic? Oh those dramatic animals!

Cute of the day: The Real Energizer Bunny

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Cute of the day: The Real Energizer Bunny originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on October 30, 2009. This video has had me smiling for days! Love the bun!

Talking Animals

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Talking Animals originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on September 29, 2009. There is a really fun post about the 7 Greatest Talking Animals of All Time ! Check out the post to see all of them, but this was my favorite of the 7.

How to Open a Banana

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How to Open a Banana originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on August 29, 2009. Want to know the most effective way to open a banana? Watch the “pros&# ! The primates know what their doing!

Quacker the duck cools off!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on August 10, 2009. Looks like someone knows how to beat the summer heat! Quacker the duck struts his stuff in the pool. How do your pets beat the summer heat? Quacker the duck cools off!

Amazing Dog Rescue on Ice!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on August 6, 2009. Just proves how much we love our dogs! Untamed and Uncut airs Sundays at 9pm on Animal Planet. For more video, go to [link]. Amazing Dog Rescue on Ice!

Baby the Maltese turns 6!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on December 4, 2009. We want to know, do you celebrate you pets birthdays? We celebrated the birthday of Baby the Maltese. She turned 6! Of course we had treats, socks, and lots of cuddles. Cutest moment of the day?

A call for votes.

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on December 3, 2009 This isn’t animal related, but we are finalists in a great contest! Our DIY Drama was chosen as one of the top 10 finalists. We would love to have your votes to help us win.

SUPERFETCH!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on October 3, 2009. SUPERFETCH is a new show that premiers tonight on Animal Planet. The show features extreme pet trainer and YouTube sensation Zak George. Zak believes he can teach anyone how to teach any pet how to perform any trick!

Good Idea: Snuggie for Dogs!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on August 9, 2009. The Snuggie, which has become a bit of a sensation, is now available for dogs! It even comes with a “talking dog tag&# , which isn’t such a bad idea either.

Tiny Turtles

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The full story after the photo: SeaWorld Orlando Cares For Turtle Hatchlings – (August 24, 2009) – Aquarists at SeaWorld Orlando are providing round-the-clock care for three endangered loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings this week.

The Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide, Dogs!

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Leave a comment on this post before midnight on Tuesday September 1, 2009. originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on August 25, 2009. The Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide: Dogs (Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guides) is an awesome resource for all dog owners.

Giveaway: The FURminator (newest version)!

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If you want a chance to win, just leave a comment on this post before midnight on December 15th, 2009. originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on December 8, 2009. There’s a new FURminator on the block, and it’s better than ever!

Cute of the Day: the bilby!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 6, 2009. Outside of Australia, the bilby is a little-known animal that occasionally draws comparisons to Star Wars’ Yoda character.

Good Idea: Literary Pets

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Good Idea: Literary Pets originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 4, 2009. Do you love good books? And do you love animals too? If so, then this fun set of trading cards is for you!

DenHaus Contest

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DenHaus Contest originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on October 28, 2009. I just wanted to let you know about a contest that is going on right now from DenHaus. It’s called Show Love , and you could win one of the cute Dog is Good shirts that they sell.

Celebrate Mother’s Day!

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The show airs on Sunday May 10th, 2009 at 9:00pm ET/PT. You may comment daily until the giveaway ends on May 10th, 2009. Want to celebrate all the mothers? Not just the human kind? Then I have a show and book for you!

Quash the Squash

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Quash the Squash originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on September 28, 2009. The RSPCA are trying to raise awareness of its urgent campaign to protect the welfare of UK meat chickens.

Cute of the Day: Baby Bongo

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Cute of the Day: Baby Bongo originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on September 28, 2009. Busch Gardens welcomed a baby bongo to the park Sept. Bongo are native to the rain forests of Africa. Busch Gardens cares for the endangered Eastern Mountain subspecies of bongo.

Giveaway: Housecat Housecall Season 1 DVD

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Giveaway: Housecat Housecall Season 1 DVD originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on August 3, 2009. Calling all cat lovers! This is your chance to win season one of the show Housecat Housecall!

Twick or Tweet

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Twick or Tweet originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on September 24, 2009 There is a cute, Halloween themed way to help the World Wildlife Fund via Twitter. It’s called Twick or Tweet, and all it takes is sending a “tweet&# to your friends! You can check out the website here , and start “twick or tweeting&# for animals.

Hilary Swank joins Home 4 The Holidays

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1, 2009 and Jan. Hilary Swank joins Home 4 The Holidays originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on December 21, 2009.

Cute of the day: Baby White Rhino!

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11, 2009. originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 13, 2009. TAMPA, Fla. November 12, 2008) – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed a new baby white rhinoceros on Wednesday, Nov.

Geico Gecko Giveaway

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Comment before May 5th, 2009. One lucky winner will get all the goodies in the photo above! Because the Geico Gecko is making videos on YouTube that parody popular videos, and he wants you to watch! And to help him choose what other videos to parody!

Skip the malls, shop to help animals instead!

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originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 25, 2009. What if you could win $5,000 and help shelter pets, just by doing your holiday shopping? You can skip the crowds on Black Friday, do your shopping from home, and help pets all at the same time!

Fabulous Pet Names

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Fabulous Pet Names originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 21, 2009. The Limited recently launched Fabulous Pet Names , a social media campaign to promote its new pet clothing line.

Good Idea: RIPT Apparel

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Good Idea: RIPT Apparel originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 12, 2009. RIPT Apparel is an unique online shop that features a new t-shirt design daily. Each design is only available for one day, then they get sent to the “graveyard&# !

Adoptable: Molly and Coco

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Adoptable: Molly and Coco originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 3, 2009. Meet Molly the Lurcher and Coco the Labrador, two fine ladies who are 10 and 8 years old.

Tales for the Pet Lover’s Heart

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Together Purina and the Kroger family of stores will donate $150,000 to animal welfare organizations in 2009 and will recognize six exceptional pet lovers’ tales via a national television special this fall. Nestlé Purina and Cincinnati-based Kroger Co.