Santa Paws Drive 2012

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Foundation of Animal Protection – Fuzesabony, Hungary. It’s time for the Santa Paws Drive ! The mission of the Santa Paws Drive is to bring holiday cheer to shelter animals around the world. How do they do it? With your help of course!

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Big Cat Week 2012 Starts Sunday!

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9, 2012, at 8 p.m. But experts can’t protect them without knowing more about them. Nat Geo Wild presents the third annual Big Cat Week starting Sunday, Dec 9th. The week features shows that highlight the kings and queens of the jungle!

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Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats

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We are excited to tell you about Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats new eco-friendly, net-zero cat shelter in Chicago! Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats is a registered 501c3 charitable organization.

Dog Whisperer and Philly Undercover Premiere Jan 7, 2012

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Dog Whisperer and Philly Undercover have their season premieres tomorrow, January 7, 2012 on NatGeo Wild! Premieres Saturday, January 7, 2012, at 8:00 PM ET/PT. After Dog Whisperer, Philly Undercover, the new six-part series in which the PSPCA’s undercover police team works to eliminate dogfighting and protect all animals from abuse and neglect, premieres. Once again, Cesar Millan works with dogs and their owners to help dogs suffering from phobias and obsessions!

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PetArmor Protection Promise.

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Actress and rescue advocate Amy Smart is teaming up with the ASPCA for the PetArmor Protection Promise, a national campaign that will provide more than 20,000 flea and tick treatments to shelter pets from coast to coast. PetArmor is the fipronil-based generic flea and tick treatment that offers the same protection as Frontline at about half the cost. “As I encourage pet owners everywhere to participate in the Promise and help ensure all pets receive the protection they need.”.

Disneynature Chimpanzee

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Celebrate Earth Day, April 20, 2012, by seeing the latest Disneynature film, True-Life Adventure, CHIMPANZEE! The money will help to protect chimpanzees and their habitats, now and into the future. The film opens in North America on April 20, 2012.

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The Rose Parade 2013

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We can’t wait to see this special float honoring the working dogs that protect and keep our troops (and us) safe. We are pretty excited to watch The Rose Parade this year.

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Dogs of Courage

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From wildlife protection and conservation, as service canines for inmates, during search and rescue missions, in fires, as therapists, and for medical-detection purposes, and more, dogs are working hard for us all the time.

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Pet Proofing Your Home Electronics

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Protecting your pet in your home starts with putting down the toilet lid, securing the garbage, and putting away stray things that they can mistake for food. These cord clips work to protect your phone cords, lamp cords, and even computer cords from teething pups and curious kittens.

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HollyWoof Gift Bags Spoil Celebrity Dogs!

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Who knows what Brennan, Buckley and Tina’s paws may pick up in the Canyon so the couple can spray a shot of Dirty Dog Paw Spritz, an Anti-Bacterial Protection for Dog’s Paws before returning home. It sure would be nice to be a celebrity pet!

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes a baby white rhinoceros!

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Kisiri, Tambo and another female white rhino were airlifted from Kruger National Park in South Africa in 2001 through the efforts of the International Rhino Foundation (IRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of rhinos.

Nutrition for Dogs: Choosing the Right Food for Your Canine Companion

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Feed healthy food to your dog. Nutrition is among the most overlooked areas of responsible pet ownership. Many people simply buy what is on sale at their local grocery store, never realizing that there are huge differences in quality between pet food brands.

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Pet Doors

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Not only do they help your pet keep its active lifestyle, but they also protect against accidental pet messes around the house. The Top Techniques For At Home Pet Door Training, guest article from PetDoors.com. Pet doors are the perfect addition to any pet owner’s home.

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“FedEx Panda Express” Brings Giant Pandas to France

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“The arrival of Huan Huan and Yuan Zi is a historic eventfor ZooParc de Beauval, marking the accomplishment of a great collaboration with China and a lifelong commitment to animals and their protection. Two giant pandas made their way from China to ZooParc de Beauval in France today.

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Mexican Town Opposes Bullfighting

Critter News

More than 220 organizations, headed by the World Society for the Protection of Animals, are collecting signatures worldwide to petition the United Nations to adopt the proposed Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare. From Latino Fox News. Mexico's first "anti-bullfighting" town has signed a petition calling on the United Nations to approve a universal declaration on animal welfare.

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PETA's Orca Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Judge

Critter News

Do whales deserve constitutional protection against slavery? SeaWorld’s attempts to deny [orcas] the protection solely based on their species is the same kind of prejudice used to justify any enslavement. And prejudice should not be what determines constitutional rights in this country … Because they can suffer from the prohibitive conduct of being enslaved, the 13th Amendment protection against that conduct should be extended to them.”.

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Organizations Putting Animals First

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Understanding that threats to animals can range from illegal trafficking to utter exploitation, these leaders strive to promote the safety and protection sanctuaries offer our fury, feathered, four-legged friends. Run by a very qualified staff, the organization’s employees boast a collective 40 years’ experience in animal protection in addition to their numerous accolades and certifications including MBAs, law degrees and more.

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Dead Sea Lions in Puget Sound - Again

Critter News

The animal protection group Seal Sitters says a necropsy showed that the sea lion had suffered a shark bite and had twisted intestines in addition to a bullet wound. KING says one of the Nisqually casualties was a Steller sea lion, protected under the Endangered Species Act. The one found in West Seattle was a California sea lion, protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. This has happened before.

Have You Considered Keeping Goats as Pets?

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It’s important to provide goats with a shelter to protect them from the elements. Have you considered keeping goats as pets? Cats and dogs are the most popular pets, along with hamsters, rabbits and guinea pigs also being amongst the favourites. Those wanting a more unusual choice may perhaps opt for a snake or tarantula, but these aren’t exactly cuddly or cute choices.

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Where to Place Your Birdcage

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This will help the bird to feel that he/she has some protection from attackers. Where to Place Your Birdcage By Ernie Allison. So you’ve got a new pet bird. It looks pretty and healthy, and he/she seems to get along with you well enough. You’ve got a good cage and included everything your bird should need (newspaper lining the bottom of the cage, some toys, some bird seed, etc.). All you need to do is set the cage down somewhere and you’re good to go, right? Well, yes and no.

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You and Your Pets Can Stress Less This Holiday Season!

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There are several things that you can do this holiday season to help and protect all members of your entire family. You and Your Pets Can Stress Less This Holiday Season! By Faye Pietrokowsky, owner of Inner Design-Applying Intuition. www.inner-deisgn.net. email. I subscribe to the notion that Halloween marks the beginning of THE holiday season. Here is my reasoning. Less than 30 days after Halloween, we celebrate Thanksgiving. Within another 30 days Hanukah and Christmas follow.

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Tom Regan on the Animal-Rights Movement

Animal Ethics

But prejudices die hard, all the more so when, as in the present case, they are insulated by widespread secular customs and religious beliefs, sustained by large and powerful economic interests, and protected by the common law.

US Judge Asked to Hear Case about Orcas

Critter News

A federal judge for the first time in US history has heard arguments in a case that could determine whether animals enjoy the same constitutional protection against slavery as human beings. We'll see how it goes. Even when we lose these battles, the fact that they are heard at all is an important step. Barriers are broken and precedents are set for the future. I'm tired of being a pessimist all the time. Excerpted from the Sydney Morning Herald.

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Trainer Tips for Canine Co-Workers

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Plan, Prepare and Protect : Plan ahead and check with your co-workers to make sure everyone is allergy-free and comfortable with dogs. Most importantly, make sure your pet is up-to-date on vaccines and protected from fleas and ticks that can be passed from other four-legged office mates.

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Top travelling dog bed considerations

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A mattress with a harder outer protecting layer will be easier to clean down and shouldn’t stay as damp if you dry it whenever the opportunity arises. Going on holiday is a great time for all the family but it can always cause stress because either you, the kids, or the dog aren’t organized.

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Calling all animal lovers!

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Erubbermaid “Roughneck” homes offers protection from the elements. For cold windy areas added protection from wind or other elements may be needed. Erubbermaids “Roughneck” homes create the perfect winter sanctuary for feral cats Opossums, raccoons and skunks.

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Why Your Dog Barks

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Dog barking can signify needs, protection, and dominance. Sometimes it may be a sign of aggression or protective instinct. Barking is a natural means of communication for a dog. There are many different types of barks, and different tones may have different meanings. Some breeds are simply “barking dogs”. These may include German Shepherds, Dobermans or Bloodhounds.

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False Pregnancies In Dogs

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She may become territorial and protective of these “puppies”, which can actually cause problems for some households. A false pregnancy is a term used to describe a female dog showing signs of pregnancy, lactation and nursing, but never produces any puppies. This may be because there were no males to mate with, or she did not have any eggs fertilized. The symptoms of a false pregnancy in dogs usually occur after the estrus stage has finished, and in some cases, may last up to 2 or 3 months.

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It’s Only Hygienic

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Just like humans can take supplements for vitamins to have and protect healthy joints, dogs, cats and horses can also take supplements like Cosequin to improve and maintain your pet’s joints.

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Canine Arthritis

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Arthritis occurs when the protective cartilage, or lubrication (synovial fluid) of the joints breaks down. Arthritis is a very painful and common condition that affects older dogs. One in five adult dogs are affected by arthritis, and it has been reported to be the number one source of chronic pain that veterinarians treat every year. Arthritis” simply means inflammation of the joints.

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Tom Regan on Endangered Species

Animal Ethics

The mere size of the relative population of the species to which a given animal belongs makes no moral difference to the grounds for attributing rights to that individual animal or to the basis for determining when that animal's rights may be justifiably overridden or protected. (

Dog Beds for Your Dog

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Even if your dog does not like to be covered up, the blanket will protect the bed from dirt and stains. The blanket is easier to wash and will protect the surface it is placed on. You might also want to invest in some seat covers, to protect your auto upholstery when your dog goes for a ride. Dogs are a part of your family and just like any other family member needs a bed, they need their own dog beds.

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Steven M. Wise on Legal Rights for Animals

Animal Ethics

In 2002 the German Parliament amended Article 26 of the Basic Law to give nonhuman animals the right to be “respected as fellow creatures” and to be protected from “avoidable pain.” The legal rights of nonhuman animals might first be achieved in any of three ways. Most agree that the least likely will be through the re-interpretation or amendment of state or federal constitutions, or through international treaties.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

21, 2012 To the Editor: Blake Hurst’s observations about happy pigs and unhappy farmers aren’t about the well-being of either. They’re about protecting a system that produces cheap food. 20, 2012 To the Editor: Blake Hurst asserts that “production methods should not cause needless suffering,” but the position he takes does just that. 20, 2012 The writer is a doctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. 20, 2012

Steven M. Wise on Farm Animals

Animal Ethics

Their interests are primarily protected, if at all, through archaic state anti-cruelty statutes that were not passed in contemplation of the factory-farm or genetic engineering. The federal government neither adequately protects nor informs consumers about the animal products they eat or of the health hazards of eating them.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Consumers should consider that cows like Edie or Sophia are often fiercely protective, grieving mothers whose anguished cries the farmer undoubtedly heard as he removed their young. 10, 2012To the Editor: In “ Where Cows Are Happy and Food Is Healthy ” (column, Sept. 9), Nicholas D. Kristof describes “happy” cows that are loved “like children” by an organic dairy farmer.

Tom Regan on Rights

Animal Ethics

Theoretically, one could, it is true, create legal rights that accord with or protect moral rights, but that is not the same as creating these moral rights in the first place. Whether individuals have legal rights depends on the laws and other legal background (e.g.,

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