ACTION ALERT! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public.

10,000 Birds

If you wrote to Tennessee in the 10,000 Birds campaign this winter, you can cut and paste your letter, changing “Tennessee&# to “Kentucky.&# Letters from Eden (Houghton Mifflin, 2006) will soon be followed by a memoir about the birds she has raised, healed, studied and followed throughout her life. From July 1 2008-June 30 2009 Ducks Unlimited raised 200.4

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#LightForPets Remember Me Thursday

4 The Love Of Animals

By uniting animal lovers across the world on one very special day, we can help raise awareness about animal adoption, and hopefully save the lives of more pets. If they don’t know about the campaign, tell them about it! ADOPT A PET! Always adopt. This Thursday, you can be a light for pets waiting in shelters. The message of Remember Me Thursday is to remember the millions of orphan pets who lost their lives over the last year.

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Stamps to the Rescue

4 The Love Of Animals

Adopt a shelter pet stamps from the postal service were just revealed on the Ellen DeGeneres Show! This campaign continues the Postal Service’s 50+ year tradition of raising awareness of serious social issues with special commemorative stamps. The 44-cent stamps feature photos of five cats and five dogs who were all adopted from shelters. The Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet stamps were photographed at an animal shelter in New Milford, Conn.,

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Blog the Change

4 The Love Of Animals

Buster is the mascot for Strut Your Mutt , an amazing event where dog lovers come together to raise money for Best Friends. Not only do they try to find these pets forever homes, but they provide loving care for those who aren’t adoptable. Click to find out more about how to adopt from Best Friends. Best Friends’ No More Homeless Pets campaign has done so much to help bring shelter and rescue pets into the forefront, but there is still so much to do.

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Great Question About Obama Pup

Animal Person

Here's a great question I received via direct message on Twitter ( www.twitter.com/mary_martin ): "Do you think that even if Obama had adopted a shelter dog-it still may have caused a run on breeders? This is why I didn't campaign for a greyhound--it raises their profile. Perhaps if there were a heartfelt message followed by action that supported it, no matter what breed were rescued, adoptions would increase.

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Rescues and Runways

4 The Love Of Animals

Together with the ASPCA, their Rescues and Runways program hopes to find homes for pets, and raise money for shelters. maurices Launches National Rescues & Runways Campaign to Help. Each Rescues & Runways fashion show will feature models from each community walking the runway with the latest fall looks from maurices, along with a pet, of course, that is available for adoption. The campaign goal is to collect 500,000 pounds of supplies across the nation.

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Annual Animal Care Gala in NYC

4 The Love Of Animals

The event is to be held at Pacha on Thursday, October 22, 2009, and all funds raised will benefit the city’s broad rescue, shelter and adoption services. Accessorized with professional models, watch a variety of happily-adopted animals strutting their stuff as they compete for the “best in show” on the runway. Last year, AC&C hosted over 200 guests and raised $85,000 for the Animal Care cause.

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Conserving the Future: Bold Bird Ideas

10,000 Birds

The results will inform a vision document to be adopted in July 2011 at a national conference to guide the NWR system for wildlife protection into the next decade and beyond. I’m extremely grateful to Paul for taking the initiative in raising awareness of this NWR campaign.

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Pet-Related Charities Receive Early Holiday Present

4 The Love Of Animals

On December 20th, Americans voted online to raise funds for five national pet-related charities. Adopt A Pet: $43,800. To tap into Americans’ desire to give back, the “$1 Million in ONE Day” campaign, which celebrates Purina ONE®’s newest product beyOnd™, kicked off in New York City with actor Josh Lucas. We got some great holiday news in our inbox this morning!

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