12 Reasons Why Dogs Help With Depression and Anxiety

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The World Health Organization declared April 7th, 2017 as World Health Day, a day focusing on mental health, but it’s also a year-long campaign which aims to educate, raise awareness and help people suffering from mental illness. Depression, Anxiety, and … Continue reading →

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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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Shirts to save animals

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Throughout the month of August, Booster is showcasing and supporting t-shirt fundraisers launched by pet lovers to save homeless animals, and to raise awareness and much needed funds for animal-related 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. The B-Cause: Pets campaigns benefit a wide … Continue reading → The post Shirts to save animals appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

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#LightForPets Remember Me Thursday

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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! 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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Proposition 2 Poll

Critter News

As the quarterly campaign finance period closed today, the YES! on Prop 2 campaign reports a tidal wave of voter and donor support from Californians backing the effort to stop the cruel and inhumane treatment of animals on industrial factory farms. In contrast, the donations raised by the No on Prop 2 campaign have come from a handful of corporate factory farming interests—most from out of state and many which are embroiled in a national price-fixing scandal.

Stamps to the Rescue

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This campaign continues the Postal Service’s 50+ year tradition of raising awareness of serious social issues with special commemorative stamps. The postal service is working with DeGeneres and Halo, Purely for Pets, a company co-owned by DeGeneres, to raise awareness of the number of sheltered pets in this country. With so many great pets waiting to be adopted, we are happy that the Stamps to the Rescue campaign is helping spread the word about the cause.

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Janet Jackson Continues as Spokesperson for Mink Fur Company

Critter News

Janet Jackson will reprise her role as the spokesmodel for Blackglama’s ‘What Becomes a Legend Most’ ad campaign. Jackson was named a ‘Legend’ in last year’s campaign, as well, so this is familiar territory for her. The Seattle-based company supplies “the finest, most luxurious and exclusive ranch-raised natural black mink.” What is the attraction of fur? I just don't get it. Wear your own damn skin!

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Prop 2 Passes in California

Critter News

From the campaign website : (Nov. on Prop 2 campaign. All animals deserve humane treatment, including animals raised for food.” Proposition 2 ends the practice of confining certain animals raised for food in crates and cages so small the animals can barely move. Proposition 2 has been passed in California. 4, 2008) – Voters in California approved an historic ballot measure to halt the inhumane confinement of animals on factory farms by an overwhelming margin.

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Quash the Squash

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The RSPCA are trying to raise awareness of its urgent campaign to protect the welfare of UK meat chickens. If you live in the UK, please urge Jim Fitzpatrick, Minister for Animal Welfare, to make the right choice for UK chickens and quash the squash, by sending an email via our campaign website at Quash the Squash. Right now, the UK government is considering new EU legislation that may increase the number of chickens allowed in rearing sheds.

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New York City’s oldest dog, Paco Sosa

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The filmmakers have launched an IndieGoGo campaign to help raise money so they can finish the film. In order to finish the film the filmmakers need to raise money to pay for the music, color and sound mixing, and animation. Paco Sosa, New York City’s oldest dog, is the subject of a new film called Wolf Dog. Paco, who passed away last year, will be doing helping animals, even after his passing, through sharing his true story as an animal celebrity!

British Hospitals to Offer Meatless Alternatives

Critter News

It's all part of a campaign to cut carbon emissions. Plans to reuse more equipment could raise concern about infection with superbugs such as MRSA. Meat-free menus are to be promoted in hospitals as part of a strategy to cut global warming emissions across the National Health Service.

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On Deep Vegan Outreach and Dr. Ray Greek

Animal Person

Immediate Projects and Short-term Goals include a letter writing campaign to policy experts "to encourage them to emphasize veganism as crucial for avoiding runaway ecological crisis and renewing the earth and all its inhabitants.". 16 UCLA Panel Discussion," which raises a handful of interesting issues about panels, debates, the importance of airing both on the Internet, and the realities of setting up a panel or a debate with people who are on the opposite side of your issue.

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Great Question About Obama Pup

Animal Person

This is why I didn't campaign for a greyhound--it raises their profile. 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? Would it matter?" More people become interested for the wrong reasons, and then who knows, maybe racing would actually be reinvigorated!

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Note to Those Wanting Promotion: Pay Attention

Animal Person

By encouraging people to bake with higher welfare eggs (as well as organic milk, butter and chocolate) vital funds will be raised to campaign against battery cages. And if Compassion in World Farming wanted to see if I knew of their campaigns and might want to support them, they could have easily Googled CIWF right at Animal Person, at which point they'd find: On Compassion in World Farming.

On Mixing Bowl and Vegan Education

Animal Person

Next month, Meredith will begin an aggressive marketing campaign for Mixing Bowl, start a companion print magazine—and start launching cookbook authors through the site. Mixing Bowl seems like a great place to raise awareness that perfectly delicious, healthy meals and desserts, including kids' birthday cakes and wedding cakes, can be made without killing anyone.

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Birding Beljarica in August

10,000 Birds

I started the campaign for the protection of Beljarica, raising public awareness and collecting more than 10,000 petition signatures, not only because of its Eurasian Otters , White-tailed Eagles , Black Storks , Icterine and Eastern Olivaceous Warblers , etc.,

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Purina donates $200,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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It’s called Pink October , and is aimed towards helping raise money for Susan G. So of course when we got this press release about Purnia Cat Chow and their efforts to raise funds for Komen, we were very excited to share it with you! Komen for the Cure and will raise awareness for breast cancer through the Purina Cat Chow Connected for the Cause campaign. You may or may not be aware of the yearly event that we host on our blog, Wish List Worthy.

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From the Animal Rights Action Network re: Greyhounds

Animal Person

John Carmody | Campaigns Director | Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) Tel: 087-2391646 | Intl' +353-87-2391646 | Email: arancampaigns@eircom.net Website: www.ARAN.ie "Fighting Animal Abuse Across Ireland" Please include all previous correspondence when replying! on a frequent basis to keep up to date with ARAN's latest lifesaving campaigns work. That letter makes me want to raise a boy, just so I can see the impulse toward destruction and cruelty.

“Winged Warnings” Sounds the Avian Alarm

10,000 Birds

When birds go from Least Concern to Near-Threatened to Vulnerable to Endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature scale of species viability, people often race to raise awareness and save the at-risk species. That’s the message of “Winged Warnings,” a new campaign by Environmental Health News and National Geographic.

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On a New Level of Absurdity in the Slaughter Business

Animal Person

While plenty of people pay attention to the question of what it means to raise an animal humanely, far fewer stop to consider the notion—and the ostensible paradox—of humane slaughter." Interestingly, the campaigns of happy meaters are acknowledged for perhaps being somewhat of a scam with the next sentence. Bea sent me a link to an article in Gourmet called " Humane Slaughterhouses ," by Rebecca Marx, that is absurd.

On What the Animal Ag Alliance Thinks of Us

Animal Person

Through all of the damage control and message-neutralizing I have to do due to PeTA campaigns or someone lumping me with PeTA--or the HSUS, for that matter--I always remember that the real enemy of my cause is someone who wants to convince the world that there is nothing wrong with using animals when we have no need to and who profits from the "production" and slaughter of sentient nonhumans.

New Year, New Birds

10,000 Birds

As this prodigal birder returned from his excesses and weakly raised his Bushnell’s, 2 Lesser Moorhens skittered across a small pond and disappeared into the weeds on the far side. As far as eBird is concerned, my 2015 campaign started at 14.30 Dragging salutations for the New Year half way through January may be stretching the point just a little too far, but I was otherwise engaged during my last post where best wishes for 2015 would best have been wished.

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We Interrupt Regularly Scheduled.

Animal Person

I was told by a Panamanian bank vice president, “Every multinational knows that if Honduras raises its hourly rate, the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean will have to follow. In throwing out Zelaya they are sending frightening messages to all the other presidents who are trying to raise the living standards of their people.” One is Lanny Davis, an influential lobbyist who was a personal lawyer for President Bill Clinton and also campaigned for Hillary.

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Breed Specific Legislation

4 The Love Of Animals

According to information gathered by Best Friends Animal Society , the charity beneficiary of funds raised by ITo, “cities around the country are passing bills to round up and kill family pets, who simply look like the kind of dog who might attack someone.” ITo, the company behind the popular philanthropic, eco friendly bracelets which raise money for important world causes, has introduced a new “I’m Tired of BSL” bracelet.

Thinking Pink for Pups

4 The Love Of Animals

What a fun event, and a great way to help spread the word and raise funds for a great cause! Komen for the Cure® for their first annual “Paws for Pink” campaign. Throughout the entire month, all 22 Dogtopia locations in 11 states will be giving pups fabulous fluffs and perfect pawdicures to help raise money for cancer research. Founded in 1982, the organization has raised more than $1.5 Dogtopia has pledged at least $5,000, with a goal of raising double that.

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Dog-Owner Conversations May Be Possible in Near Future

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A campaign was recently launched by the Nordic Society for Invention and Discovery to raise funds for the purpose of designing a specific device that the organization refers to as “No More Woof.” If you are honest, you probably have to admit that on at least one or two occasions, you found yourself wishing your dog could speak.

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Should the Military Force Protect the Environment?

Critter News

In response to both kinds of scenarios, some have begun to raise the possibility of an "eco-intervention," analogous to humanitarian interventions. Already, some conservation campaigns have taken on martial aspects. Thought-provoking article in the Boston Globe.some green thinkers are now coming to a surprising conclusion: In exceptional circumstances, they say, the only effective way to protect the environment may be at the barrel of a gun.

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Animal Rights is Pernicious Nonsense?

Animal Person

It's too bad that Latimer's presentation is so obnoxious, as even when he raises what might be valid points, he makes you want to disagree with him. Latimer's ignorance also comes across in his discussion of anti-fur campaigns, so it's easy to miss this potentially good point (about some animal activists): But did you ever notice that we don't hear very much from them if anything about shoe leather?

Rescues and Runways

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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. The campaign goal is to collect 500,000 pounds of supplies across the nation. The ASPCA will receive a minimum donation of $50,000 from maurices with an ultimate goal of raising more than $100,000. “We I was very excited when the email came through about Rescues and Runways!

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Smile!

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A funny, heart-warming video called “ SMILE ,” developed by “I’m Tired of” (ITo), the makers of the popular “I’m Tired of Animal Cruelty” bracelet, which raises money for animal rights and rescue charities, has reached viral levels. The “I’m Tired of” campaign is a labor of love for Hoffman and his sister, Carrie Pollare.

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Tales for the Pet Lover’s Heart

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NYSE: KR) have teamed up to launch the second annual “ Tales for the Pet Lover’s Heart ” campaign, celebrating the unique bond between people and their pets, while raising funds for animal welfare organizations nationwide. The campaign invites pet lovers to share their favorite pet tales with Purina and Kroger online at www.TalesForThePetLoversHeart.com. Nestlé Purina and Cincinnati-based Kroger Co.

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Dublin Dog Foundation Update

4 The Love Of Animals

The funds raised covered all the costs associated with the training, graduation, food and medical bills for Butterball’s lifetime. Fundraising efforts surrounding the campaign included the 2009 Let Freedom Bark charity ride, the national raffle for the official Dublin Dog Foundation Dream Bike and Sidecar, and over two-dozen fundraising events. kicked off on the 4th of July and covered over 400miles of side roads in an effort to raise awareness and support for the campaign.

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Service Members Get a Second Chance with Service Dogs

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FSD) for their second annual philanthropic campaign. The DDF will be raising $20,000 for the training and care of a service dog (including medical bills, training and food) which will be donated to one lucky war vet from the FSD group. DDF will raise the money for the service dog by raffling off a used Jeep that features a custom paint job and custom parts. The Dublin Dog Foundation (DDF) has partnered with Freedom Service Dogs, Inc.

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Rally to Rescue Story Contest

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This nationwide campaign from Purina’s Pro Plan brand promotes the amazing, but often untold, stories of pet rescue and raises awareness about its importance. “Doing More for Pets&# Rescue Stories Contest Puts Focus on Pet Adoption and Goal of Finding Homes for 300,000 Deserving Pets by the End of 2009. Some pet rescue stories drive people to tears; others end with smiles from ear to ear. Then there are those amazing stories that lead to both.

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Annual Animal Care Gala in NYC

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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. Last year, AC&C hosted over 200 guests and raised $85,000 for the Animal Care cause. To learn more about ongoing Animal Care adoption campaigns please visit www.nycacc.org. Animal Care and Animal Planet Co-Host the Annual ANIMAL CARE Gala Fundraiser on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at PACHA New York.

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From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

The ranch is a facility that dairy producers use to house and raise newborn calves while their mothers are milked. We’re launching the Free Baby Mendes campaign to mobilize consumers and animal lovers to sign on to a letter we’ll deliver to Land O’Lakes and Challenge Dairy. Would you be willing to post something on your site about the campaign? Information about the campaign can be found here. Greetings, We need your help.

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From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Designed to raise awareness about current farm animal issues and campaigns, this unique event offers educational opportunities for activists of all experience levels. Hi Keith, Farm Sanctuary’s Farm Animal Forum will be here before we know it! Would you be interested in helping us promote this event by posting the notice below? Feel free to contact me with any questions.

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Protecting the Hyacinth Macaw and the Cerrado

10,000 Birds

Mating pairs are faithful for life and share the tasks of raising the young. Check out the World Wildlife Fund’s creative campaign to save the Cerrado. Who doesn’t love a macaw? Big, bold, beautiful parrots full of character and charm, macaws make us long for some of the world’s wildest places and assure us that, as long as they fly free, those magical wild places are still intact.

RATS, Raptors, and Reckitt Benckiser

10,000 Birds

RATS is co-founded by Golden Gate Raptor Observatory Director Allen Fish and favors the multi-pronged approach: blanketing the press with articles, producing leaflets and pocket guides, copying San Francisco’s Don’t Take the Bait campaign (which persuaded retailers to voluntarily stop selling certain poisons) and successfully installing it in 15 other cities. Mice/rats in your house or business? Call the pest control company.

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Thought To Be Extinct For 100 Years

10,000 Birds

Conservation efforts continue and now include education and awareness campaign among the local communities that own the land were the Guans still occur. In order to raise our awareness, to remind us of what we have lost, and to inspire us to fight for Every. The W hite-winged guan ( Penelope albipennis ) was thought to be extinct for 100 years. The Guan had never been seen in the wild after Polish Naturalist Wladyslaw Taczanowski collected one individual in 1876.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

But there is a net loss in all meat production, not just of farmed fish or feeding fish to land animals being raised for food. Feeding grain to chickens, pigs and cows is even more inefficient, with 70 percent of grain grown in the United States going to animals raised for food. The number of chickens, turkeys, pigs, cattle and other animals raised and slaughtered in the United States has been growing steadily for decades.

Saving a New Zealand Icon

10,000 Birds

And on this visit, we were there in time to see feeding for the kiwi chicks the centre was raising. To deal with this peril to one of New Zealand’s most important birds (or family of birds, there are five species of kiwi), one bank has been spearheading a campaign to save those chicks. This weekend we made an escape to the Waiarapa, the wine region nearest to Wellington. The purpose of the trip was nothing to do with birds, it was to get some badly needed rest and relaxation.

Year of the Eagle

10,000 Birds

I’m running a crowdfunding campaign now to raise funds to publish it. Kevin Ebi is a professional nature photographer whose work has appeared in a variety of magazines and books, including National Wildlife , Smithsonian , Outdoor Photographer , and Lonely Planet and Moon travel guides. Year of the Eagle is his third book. His other books told the story of the cycle of water and chronicled life of waterfowl in the Seattle Arboretum.