1,200+ Canines Don Tiaras & ‘Tails’ This Week for Doggy Proms

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It’s prom season for teens everywhere — and that includes the canine kind! More than 600 doggy couples – decked out in bow ties and boas, tiaras and tails — will attend one of 38 Doggy Proms hosted by Best Friends Pet Care at its doggy day camp centers across the country.

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Pet-Related Charities Receive Early Holiday Present

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In addition to New York City, Purina ONE® beyOnd™ street teams took to three other cities – Denver, New Orleans and Miami – asking randomly selected people to help spread goodness by selecting a charity to receive $5,000. We got some great holiday news in our inbox this morning!

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Taking It to the Streets

Animal Ethics

Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary has put up a billboard in downtown Denver. See here

A Dog’s Purpose

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Bruce Cameron, the book was inspired in part by his daughter’s work with Nikeno’s Second Chances in Denver, an animal charity that rescues and rehabilitates the most difficult to place animals.

Questionable Practices at the Calgary Zoo

Critter News

Incidents include a hippo who died in transport from Denver and a Turkmenian markhor, a species of wild goat, hung itself at the zoo after becoming trapped by a rope. Another animal dies at the Calgary Zoo and more questions are being raised about their practices. Look at all these incidents that have occurred there (listed in the Montreal Gazette article in the above link).I I don't track zoos, but this seems like an unusually high number of casualties.