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Welfare concerns for wild birds, from confiscation to relinquishment

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Pilny presented sessions on July 15 at AVMA Convention 2023 in Denver about the consequences of wildlife trafficking on wild bird populations and the difficulties with rehoming unwanted birds.

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Keep your pet safe during BBQ season

4 The Love Of Animals

Whether it’s eating a pair of socks, chewing up the furniture or leaving unwanted messes on the floor, pet parents definitely have their hands full. Pets can sure find themselves in a lot of trouble. Warm weather on its way … Continue reading →

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Signs of Spring Migration in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

That unwanted yet predictable final bit of killing cold weather was and is why most of the colorful insectivores, the true birds of summer, remained far to the south until May. It was one last rebuttal from winter before finally being pushed back to the north by the growing winds of summer.

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San Francisco Giants Can’t Handle The Birds

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The team is considering bringing in a falcon to drive away the unwanted visitors that pester patrons for food and drop, um, things, from above onto the heads of folks who just want to see a game. Perhaps the Giants should have stuck with Candlestick Park because AT&T Park has been beset by birds , gulls to be exact.

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FiXiT Aims to Facilitate 25 Spay Neuters This Week

4 The Love Of Animals

“The site was created in response to the heartbreaking requests received from people wanting to do the right thing – telling us of their personal hardships and asking for our help to end the cycle of unwanted kittens and puppies,” said Dr. Kellie Heckman, Co-Founder of FiXiT.

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Shelter Strays Used as Lab Animals

Critter News

I thought it was an urban myth that animal shelters would actually turn over unwanted animals to laboratories for research, but apparently not. The county has a contract with R&R Research in Howard City to euthanize the county's unwanted animals. In return, the company can use some of the unwanted dogs for animal research.

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Portuguese City Tries to End Killing of Strays

Critter News

This weekend Lagos Town Hall executives are expected to sign a landmark protocol drawn up in collaboration with animal protection association Cadela Carlota, in which it is decreed that the two organisations will endeavour to put a stop to the extermination of healthy unwanted and stray animals being held in the municipal kennel.

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