Humane Society Ranks States in First-Time Report

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It's their first annual "humane state" report. California and New Jersey came out on top. Tags: humane society us Ohio, Mississippi, North Dakota, Idaho and South Dakota are at the bottom.

Best & Worst States for Animal Protection

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According to this Technorati article , the Humane Society rated the states on their animal protection laws. New Jersey Illinois Massachusetts Colorado Maine WORST STATES Ohio Hawaii Alabama North Dakota Mississippi Idaho South Dakota (worst) According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the states fell this way. animal abuse animal cruelty california legislation humane society us

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Calling all Dogs: Celebrate National Dog Day with Free Ice Cream August 25

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Canine guests must be on leash and accompanied by a human companion. To celebrate National Dog Day 2012, Best Friends Pet Care will be giving away free doggy ice cream treats to every dog who visits any Best Friends facility across the U.S. on Saturday, August 25.

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Some Good News In NJ Farm Animals Case

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In a unanimous decision, New Jersey’s Supreme Court rejected a broad challenge by animal protection advocates to the state’s rules on the care of farmed animals) but struck down regulations that regard husbandry practices as being “humane” merely because they are routine. Thanks to Farmed Animal Net for this information from August 8.

Is fostering the answer? We think it is.

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NEW JERSEY – Animal shelters are full, they have no space, they often have no money, and they have a small amount of dedicated volunteers. But perhaps their human passed away, or maybe they fell on hard times and just couldn’t afford pet care any longer.

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Paws UP for Union Township Animal Shelter

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According to the Humane Society, over four million dogs and cats are euthanized every year with six to eight million placed in kill shelters across the country. If there is anyone throwing away an old washer dryer, or is willing to provide a new one for this shelter please contact us!

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5 things to know about pets and pests

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Ticks may be transferred to humans. Be aware of areas where Lyme disease (a common tick-borne illness) is prevalent: the eastern coastal states and the north central states, especially parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Wisconsin and northern California. 5 ways to de-bug your pet this spring: Ticks can be difficult to spot. Ticks are tiny, some about the size of a pin head.