Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats

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We are excited to tell you about Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats new eco-friendly, net-zero cat shelter in Chicago! Animal Protective Association’s Harmony House for Cats is a registered 501c3 charitable organization. cats design rescues

PetArmor Protection Promise.

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Actress and rescue advocate Amy Smart is teaming up with the ASPCA for the PetArmor Protection Promise, a national campaign that will provide more than 20,000 flea and tick treatments to shelter pets from coast to coast. PetArmor is the fipronil-based generic flea and tick treatment that offers the same protection as Frontline at about half the cost. “As

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Rescue Spotlight: Animal Lifeline UK

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We at Animal Lifeline UK help animal rescues in the UK find volunteers and homes for their animals. Vet bills are covered by the rescue. The decision will always ultimately lie with the rescue though. Move animals from pound to rescue/rescue to foster home/vets etc.

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Seattle People Helping Protect Seal Pups

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The group is called Seal Sitters and they protect baby seals who have been left on the each while their moms fish. Tags: seattle animal rescue marine life seals It's a nice story to offset the cruelty of the dead baby tiger in Hanoi.

Best Friends Animal Society Helps You Protect Your Pets this Independence Day

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Best Friends four-legged Celebrity Ambassador Lassie encourages everyone to protect pets this Independence Day weekend by keeping them in a safe, comfortable place inside the house during fireworks.

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Rescue Spotlight: Crest Care

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The internet evolved, and this site was created with a bigger, better vision, but the goal remained the same… help animals find homes through promoting rescue groups. Rescue Spotlight is going to be an ongoing feature here where we hope to highlight rescue groups to help them get more exposure online. Our first Rescue Spotlight is Crest Care. As their name suggests, they are a rescue group that is devoted to Chinese Crested dogs.

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Research Animals Rescued from North Carolina Lab

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An enormous victory was achieved for animals this week when nearly 200 dogs and 54 cats were rescued from a North Carolina animal testing facility that closed its doors after an undercover investigation revealed apparent abuse of the animals by workers at the facility. and more than a dozen animal shelters and rescues[1] succeeded in placing all of the rescued animals, offering hope that they will find loving homes and solace after their ordeal.

Efforts to Rescue Lolita the Orca from Miami

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The activists claim Lolita is being "kept in an inadequate tank, without companions of her own species or adequate protection from the sun.". Read the rest of the article in the Courthouse News Service. Animal-rights activists claim an orca is being held in an "inadequate tank" in the Miami Seaquarium. They sued the National Marine Fisheries Service for excluding captive killer whales from listing under the Endangered Species Act.

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Links/Products You Should Check Out

Creature Talk

They talk about animal cruelty issues, but also profile rescued animals – my favorite part. Tags: Animal Rights Animal Welfare Environmental Concerns Farmed Animals Veganism animal agriculture and the environment Animal Protection Organizations farm sanctuary vegan food Barnivore - This website can help you determine which beers/wines/alcohols are vegan and which aren’t. The Recycled Retriever – Here you can find eco-friendly gear for your fur-kids.

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82-foot-long “Rescue Rig” on Way to Missouri

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The team is just coming off its rescue efforts in Memphis, where floods of historic proportions affected uncounted numbers of domestic and wild animals. Their 82-foot-long “Rescue Rig&# emergency response vehicle is on the way and is expected to arrive late Thursday, complete with a mobile veterinary clinic, food and water, and crisis supplies. American Humane Association has been protecting children and animals since 1877.

5 ways to help the animal rescue efforts in Chile and Haiti

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Contribute to rescue efforts. WSPA (World Society for Protection of Animals). But when safe, able workers and members of rescue organizations are needed to work hands-on in countries in need. Local shelters and rescue organizations take in animals displaced from earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, house fires, and other tragedies. 5 ways to help the animal rescue efforts in Chile and Haiti originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on March 29, 2010.

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A Cute Story of Sandhill Surrogacy

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Aviculture Team Pair Orphaned Chick with Rescued Sandhill Crane. While caring for two rescued sandhill cranes – an injured adult and an orphaned chick – SeaWorld’s aviculture team put their problem-solving skills to work to create a successful surrogacy.

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Blinded Turtle Finds New Home in Aquarium

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I'm not posting this because of the rescue (which is a good thing), but because of HOW this turtle was blinded. Dangers include fishermen deliberately blinding the animals to protect fishing equipment. The Archelon rescue centre in Greece previously looking after Homer believes this is what happened to him. Tags: UK greece animal rescue turtles From the BBC. The aquarium said it hoped Homer would help raise awareness about the plight of his species.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes a baby white rhinoceros!

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Kisiri, Tambo and another female white rhino were airlifted from Kruger National Park in South Africa in 2001 through the efforts of the International Rhino Foundation (IRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of rhinos. cute animals rescues wildlife

Adopt A Turkey!

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Funny lady Ellen DeGeneres and rescue group Farm Sanctuary both want you to Adopt-A-Turkey this Thanksgiving! ” For 25 years, the Adopt-A-Turkey Project has provided support for the care of more than 1,000 rescued turkeys. events holidays rescues

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Hal Herzog's "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat"

Animal Person

Most informative for a discussion about vegan advocacy is the section about the animal rights movement (and unfortunately he alternately calls it “animal protection” and also refers to welfare, perhaps because of the Humane Research Council’s study that people prefer the word “protection”).

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Whales in danger.

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The International Fund for Animal Welfare ( IFAW ), is a non-profit organization working to save animals in crisis worldwide, to help protect our oceans’ whale population. IFAW advocates for the protection of wildlife in their habitats, works to prevent cruelty to animals, and rescues individual animals. It is up to us to lead the effort in protecting these animals. Tags: rescues

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Flight to Freedom

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Four lions, rescued by Animal Defenders International (ADI) from a Bolivian circus when the country banned the use of animals in circuses have a new home, and a life of luxury at the ARK 2000 sanctuary in Calaveras County. ADI, which has previously rescued and relocated animals in Europe, South America and Africa have described it as one of the most complex logistical operation they have ever undertaken but say it will be worth all of the effort when the animals walk free.

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Lobsters Are Smarter than Many Think

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After reading this article , I'm rescuing the next ones I see. Even before the New Scientist study, the European Food Safety Authority's Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare had concluded that lobsters and crabs are capable of experiencing pain and distress and are worthy of legislative protection. Tags: lobsters animal rescue food My stupid Albertson's stopped selling lobsters a few months ago, but I bet they'll start up again.

T. Boone Pickens' Wife Proposes Horse Refuge

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Boone Pickens said {November 18} that she would create a refuge for wild horses, after the federal agency that manages them said it might have to kill some to control the herds and protect the Western range. The federal Bureau of Land Management wants that population to be around 27,000 to protect the herd, the range and other foraging animals. Tags: horse Bureau of Land Management animal rescue Here's hoping it works out. The wife of the Texas oil tycoon T.

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On Killing Cows to Save Elephants

Animal Person

All the proceeds will benefit the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation (GTAEF) conservation, which has rescued 11 baby and young-adult elephants since its inception in 2006.

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What To Do If You Find a Pit Bull

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Pit Bull Rescue Central (PBRC) is a great resource for pit bull owners and those that find a homeless or lost pit bull. It may feel threatened, and animals that feel threatened instinctually protect themselves. For example, the petting a dog’s tail; an abuser may have done something violent to the dog’s tail, and the dog may try to protect itself when you touch it there. guest post people helping animals rescuesAs a breed, pit bulls have a bad rap.

Santa Paws Drive 2012

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Foundation of Animal Protection – Fuzesabony, Hungary. Kyrenia Animal Rescue – Girne, Turkey. It’s time for the Santa Paws Drive ! The mission of the Santa Paws Drive is to bring holiday cheer to shelter animals around the world. How do they do it? With your help of course!

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Organizations Putting Animals First

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Through heart-wrenching rescues, informative awareness campaigns and much more, they are striving to make a difference in the world for those that don’t have a voice. Understanding that threats to animals can range from illegal trafficking to utter exploitation, these leaders strive to promote the safety and protection sanctuaries offer our fury, feathered, four-legged friends. Animal Rescue Corps. Animal Rescue Corps puts animal welfare above all else.

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Dogs of Courage

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From wildlife protection and conservation, as service canines for inmates, during search and rescue missions, in fires, as therapists, and for medical-detection purposes, and more, dogs are working hard for us all the time.

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A Win-Lose Proposition for Farmers and Consumers

Animal Person

Why the rescue plan? Perhaps just as ironic is the mission of the NASDA, which includes "protection of animal and plant health, stewardship of our environment, and promoting the vitality of our rural communities.".

Senator Maria Cantwell Receives Award for Animal Welfare Work

Critter News

Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) received the Humane Society’s Legislative Leader award for her leadership in protecting animals. The Humane Society of the United States cited Senator Cantwell’s efforts to improve marine mammal rescue capability, including such challenges as disentangling marine mammals from fishing nets. She is a US Senator from our home state of Washington. My husband worked for her years and years ago, when she was just a State representative.

Where Does Entertainment Begin and End?

Animal Person

Juluri is referring to something specific: the Supreme Court's examination of First Amendment protection of acts of cruelty to animals. Is it possible that videos of open rescue or undercover videos taken of vivisection could be somehow lumped in with snuff and other vile videos and considered unacceptable (and don't think that wouldn't be intentional), therefore taking an important tool away from activists?

On Different Results of Direct Action

Animal Person

There is a profound difference between what Sea Shepherd does and what the Animal Liberation Front does, but there are also similarities, and those similarities increase in number if a direct action by the ALF (or anyone else) is an open rescue and therefore a direct defense of sentient nonhumans being attacked by humans.

Walk for Farm Animals Scheduled for this Fall

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July 28, 2011 – This fall, thousands of people in more than 35 cities across North America will gather for the 2011 Walk for Farm Animals, a series of fun, community-focused events that promote kindness to animals and raise vital funds to support the lifesaving work of Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization. Farm Sanctuary’s shelters in New York and California provide lifelong care for nearly 1,000 rescued farm animals. From the Farm Sanctuary.

The Worst-Case Scenario Pocket Guide, Dogs!

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Those aren’t all though, it talks about barking, indoor marking, how to get out skunk smell, how to protect yourself from a vicious dog, and even how to rescue a drowning dog!

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Hope for Hen Welfare

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Animal Welfare Groups Win Industry Backing for First-Ever Federal Regulation of Hen Welfare Groundswell of Public Support Results in Full Court Press for Nationwide Law Protecting Chickens to Replace State-by-State Initiatives WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. For too long, animals on factory farms have had no federal protection from even the most heinous abuse. Farm Sanctuary’s shelters in New York and California provide lifelong care for rescued farm animals.

IFAW rescuers have mobilized to Japan

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Rescuers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org ) have mobilized to Japan to conduct an assessment and assist with animal rescue efforts following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. IFAW has reached out to local rescue groups, veterinary associations, and governmental agencies and is determining the best way to assist in the relief process.”.

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An Animal Welfare First in Spain

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Woman fined for abandoning her dog at the doors of an animal rescue organisation It's the first time that an owner has been fined in such circumstances.First Instance and Instruction Court Five in Segovia has fined a Madrid woman 120 € after she abandoned her Rottweiler dog at the doors of the El Refugio animal refuge at El Espinar, Segovia in May 2008. He considers it a step forward in the protection of animals in Spain. From Spanish News - RTN (Round Town News). No need to click.

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Dog Whisperer and Philly Undercover Premiere Jan 7, 2012

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After Dog Whisperer, Philly Undercover, the new six-part series in which the PSPCA’s undercover police team works to eliminate dogfighting and protect all animals from abuse and neglect, premieres. A covert surveillance operation with the PSPCA undercover team leads to one of the biggest dogfighting busts in Philadelphia’s history — 14 suspects are arrested, and several horribly neglected, abused and injured dogs are rescued. Video: Fight Dog Rescue.

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Joy for Orphan Elephants

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Dedicated keepers at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's Nairobi Elephant Nursery in Kenya protect baby Shukuru from the cold and rain, and the risk of pneumonia, with a custom-made raincoat.

Working Animals Face "Firing Squad" in Developing Countries

Critter News

Fortunately the donkey was rescued by the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA). Horrible story. Here's what they say about "the Firing Squad," a horrible method of "treating" wounded work animals. We don’t really mean that they will be lined up and shot. No, their suffering will be far more drawn out. They will be ‘fired’ with a red hot iron in the mistaken belief that it will cure a wound.

When Choosing A Pup, Research ‘Breeds’ Results

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If your local shelter doesn’t have the breed you want, many animal rescue agencies specialize in particular dog breeds; an easy Google search actually pointed me to specialized animal rescues shelters. Protect your pooch. The following is a guest post from Kevin Sloan.

Happy Tails: Ethel

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A British Bulldog was found by a dog walker on a remote part of Dartmoor and brought to us at Margaret Green Animal Rescue , Wingletang by West Devon Borough Council’s dog warden. To learn more about Ethel and other dogs who need help, please visit Margaret Green Animal Rescue.

National Justice for Animals Week

Critter News

Adam was rescued by an 11-year-old boy who also later identified the girls who committed the crime, allowing them to be charged with felony animal cruelty. ALDF is honoring Adam and all those who came to his rescue with a special video profile that will be available on www.aldf.org. ALDF was founded in 1979 with the unique mission of protecting the lives and advancing interests of animals through the legal system.

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