Protecting Your Pets from Pests and Disease

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Occurring mostly in southern regions, close to the Gulf of Mexico, SLE is mosquito-borne. Now that you are aware of the diseases that can be caused by mosquitoes, you may be wondering how to prevent these illnesses and protect your pets.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Ranks States on Animal Protection

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The ALDF has released a report on how different states' animal protection laws stack up. And the worst: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arkansas, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, South Dakota, Wyoming You can check out the whole report on their web site. Among the best: California, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Oregon.

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Mexican Town Opposes Bullfighting

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Mexico's first "anti-bullfighting" town has signed a petition calling on the United Nations to approve a universal declaration on animal welfare. 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. mexico blood sport bullfightingFrom Latino Fox News.

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McKee Project Expands Work into Guatemala and Other Latin American Countries

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At the end of 2007, the World Society for the Protection of Animals selected the McKee Project to work on spay/neuter programs in Guatemala. Although they are best known for their work in Costa Rica, they also work in Mexico and Panama. This is a great group that I've spotlighted before. I recently subscribed to their newsletter which comes out in both Spanish and English versions.

Calendar Facts

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The majestic gray wolf once roamed the United States from coast to coast and from Mexico to Canada. Visit to find out how to protect more threatened species. As I changed my calendars to February, I saw all this information printed on the January spread. Amazing what these calendars can contain. From National Wildlife Federation. However, persecution by humans and loss of prey virtually eliminated the wolf from its natural habitat.