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  • Indian Tribes, Others Stand Up for Wolves

    A Humane Nation
    Wayne Pacelle
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:15 pm
    Several lawmakers, mainly from the wolf range states, want Congress to remove federal protections for wolves. Photo: AlamyThe United Tribes of Michigan (comprising 12 recognized Indian tribes in the northern part of the state) recently adopted a resolution opposing removal of federal protections for wolves and calling on people to recognize the historical and ecological significance of wolves. It’s a message closely aligned with that of The HSUS, and we are glad to stand with these tribes and so many others who live with wolves and don’t want to see them slaughtered for no good…
  • Sorry for the 2 year lapse

    Dog Rescuers Life
    8 Feb 2015 | 6:32 pm
    Not sure how much I am going to write but just wanted to say hello.A lot has changed in the last 2 years.  My baby boy was born early March, the rescue has exploded and is bigger then I ever thought it would be.  In 2013 and 2014 we spent around $40K each year just at the vet!!!  We rescued just under 200 dogs each year.  Things are going amazingly well.  I have an amazing job, amazing rescue, amazing child, amazing husband.  Life is great.Rescue is still stressful but I think with age I have learned to not let it get to me so much.  Saying NO has helped a…
  • Specialities of the special

    Felis Catus
    Angela
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:49 am
    You may think that Ringoes, NJ was named for Ringo Starr and his clones. You may think that Tabby’s Place has only tabby cats. You may think the Special Needs Suite contains cats with Special Needs, and/or Special Needs Cats. But I say unto you, dream a little bigger, darling. Luna “Yes My Eyes Look This Manic All The Live-Long Day” Rosenberg There are many mysteries in this world of ours. How many giant iridescent squid are really at the bottom of the ocean? What truly happened in Ong’s Hat? And why are the Tabby’s Place suites named as they are named? If you…
  • Animal Concerns Community - Farewell

    Animal Concerns News Service
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:55 pm
    Animal Concerns Community (Animalconcerns.org) will cease operation at the end of August.
  • True grit: how wild horses are turning Nevada inmates into cowboys

    Animal welfare | The Guardian
    Daniel Hernandez in Carson City, Nevada
    25 Feb 2015 | 10:27 am
    Prisoners are getting out of their cells to tame some of the 49,000 mustangs and burros roaming the American west – and transforming themselves in the processFor eight hours a day, Tim Verdugo doesn’t feel like he’s in prison. The 37-year-old felon leaves a housing unit at a minimum-security prison in Carson City, Nevada, and steps on to a ranch where he’s addressed as “horse trainer” instead of “inmate”.There, he rides a 1,000lb mustang around a small pen. A guard tower looms nearby and the Sierra Nevada mountains offer a striking view to the west, but Verdugo is focused on…
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    A Humane Nation

  • Indian Tribes, Others Stand Up for Wolves

    Wayne Pacelle
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:15 pm
    Several lawmakers, mainly from the wolf range states, want Congress to remove federal protections for wolves. Photo: AlamyThe United Tribes of Michigan (comprising 12 recognized Indian tribes in the northern part of the state) recently adopted a resolution opposing removal of federal protections for wolves and calling on people to recognize the historical and ecological significance of wolves. It’s a message closely aligned with that of The HSUS, and we are glad to stand with these tribes and so many others who live with wolves and don’t want to see them slaughtered for no good…
  • SEA the WORLD From Whales’ Perspective

    Wayne Pacelle
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:39 pm
    SeaWorld's stock is down 41 percent over the last 12 months, after the public learned of the company's history of capturing wild orcas, the deaths of several trainers, and the opinions of leading whale scientists that the animals cannot have a rich life in captivity. Photo: iStockphotoThe footage was recorded in January, taken by the operator of a whale-watching boat in Cabo St. Lucas – at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula in the west of Mexico. A juvenile humpback whale surges out of the water, and splashes down on his side. He proceeds for several minutes with his…
  • Best in Spay-and-Neuter

    Wayne Pacelle
    25 Feb 2015 | 3:54 pm
    In underserved U.S. communities, as many as 90 percent of cats and dogs are unaltered. Photo: AlamyConsider two recent events focused on dogs: one, yesterday’s 21st annual World Spay Day, a joint program of The HSUS, HSI, and Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA), and two, last week’s 139th Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden. The first is not so much a celebration of dogs, but a practical-minded effort to curb overpopulation in order to eliminate the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs in shelters throughout the nation. The HSUS has been…
  • Court Ruling Underscores Need for Action to End Horse Soring

    Wayne Pacelle
    24 Feb 2015 | 3:15 pm
    Soring is the practice of deliberately injuring a horse’s legs and hooves to force the horse to perform an artificial, high-stepping gait highly prized in the show ring. Photo: Lance Murphey/For The HSUSLast week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit struck down a U.S. Department of Agriculture regulation requiring private, industry-appointed inspectors to impose mandatory minimum penalties on participants caught “soring” – the practice of deliberately injuring a horse’s legs and hooves to force the horse to perform an artificial, high-stepping gait highly prized in the…
  • Meat Industry Gripes, as Grip on U.S. Dietary Guidelines Loosens

    Wayne Pacelle
    23 Feb 2015 | 1:51 pm
    Our school lunch programs need the government's backing to create healthier menus that, in turn, will create healthier children. Photo: Jason Geil/The HSUSThe federal government’s dietary guidelines have a stilted history. When I was growing up, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) promoted the Basic Four Food Groups as the construct of the ideal diet, with meat and dairy constituting half of the food groups and fruits and vegetables bunched into a single slot (and grains into the other). That dietary framework was driven not by health considerations, but by the influence of the meat…
 
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    Dog Rescuers Life

  • Sorry for the 2 year lapse

    8 Feb 2015 | 6:32 pm
    Not sure how much I am going to write but just wanted to say hello.A lot has changed in the last 2 years.  My baby boy was born early March, the rescue has exploded and is bigger then I ever thought it would be.  In 2013 and 2014 we spent around $40K each year just at the vet!!!  We rescued just under 200 dogs each year.  Things are going amazingly well.  I have an amazing job, amazing rescue, amazing child, amazing husband.  Life is great.Rescue is still stressful but I think with age I have learned to not let it get to me so much.  Saying NO has helped a…
  • All gone!

    25 Jan 2013 | 4:53 pm
    The last two puppies were adopted last night.  that means NO MORE DOGS AT MY HOUSE... woohooo... Well besides my 4 and one 1 foster dog but she is so good I totally forget she is even here.I am excited for my break.
  • Just tired!

    6 Jan 2013 | 5:36 pm
    These puppies are trying to kill me, slowly I swear.  Day 22 of hell.A few puppies have gone home but one did get sick a few hours after going home so I am a bit stressed to see if the others are going to get sick.We have a policy that if you take your dog to the vet within the first week of adoption and the vet finds something medically wrong with the dog we will take the dog back and give you back your adoption fee.  In the case of puppies within the first 7 days if the dog comes down with Parvo we will give you back your adoption fee but you can either keep the dog or return it.
  • Just a few more hours

    3 Jan 2013 | 9:35 am
    Well looks like I am track to get a few puppies into their homes.  Let's hope so. I am way past ready to be done.  Granted I love them,don't get me wrong but way too much work for this big bellied girl right now.Tomorrow 7 puppies go to get fixed. ASSUMING in the morning I feel everyone is healthy enough to go.  There is always that chance someone will not seem right so I will hold back but that is pretty much a game time decision.I am pretty sure by Sunday at least 6 of them will be in their forever homes and will hopefully live happy healthy lives.  I still going to…
  • Hoping there is light at the end of the tunnel

    2 Jan 2013 | 6:01 pm
    Friday morning I am waking up at 5am. getting ready for work and loading up 7 puppies into my truck and off to the vet.  At least I sure freaking hope so.  I am pretty sure I have 7 puppies healthy enough to go...  at least right now I do.  let's hope for my sanctity it stays that way.There is only one puppy that is sick, one of course that was in a foster to adopt home.  He apparently threw up last night and according to the home he was up all night throwing up.  He is at the vet right now on IV fluids.  The vet said he is feeling good he will…
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  • Specialities of the special

    Angela
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:49 am
    You may think that Ringoes, NJ was named for Ringo Starr and his clones. You may think that Tabby’s Place has only tabby cats. You may think the Special Needs Suite contains cats with Special Needs, and/or Special Needs Cats. But I say unto you, dream a little bigger, darling. Luna “Yes My Eyes Look This Manic All The Live-Long Day” Rosenberg There are many mysteries in this world of ours. How many giant iridescent squid are really at the bottom of the ocean? What truly happened in Ong’s Hat? And why are the Tabby’s Place suites named as they are named? If you…
  • The inner tube

    Angela
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:40 am
    Quick: name a squeaky-clean gentleman with the following characteristics: Named Mitt R. Quietly conservative Not addicted to running for President of the United States “I am the tube, and the tube is me.” There’s only one individual who will adMitt of those characteristics: Mitt Rosenberg. No, we’re not launching a new sequence of cats named for Stubborn Presidential Candidates (with apologies to the Adlai, Eugene and H. Ross who might have been). “Mitt,” in this magnificent case, is short for Mittens. Much as the name suits our white-footed fellow, we…
  • Vitamin C

    Angela
    20 Feb 2015 | 11:40 am
    In winter’s waning grey days, it is important to eat your colors. This is true even if you take your Flintstones vitamins. This is true even if all you want to eat is cherry licorice.* Fortunately, Carrot is here for you. Special thanks to Carrot’s fantastically amazing original rescuers at FOWA (http://www.fowarescue.com/) for these outrageously awesome photos. Being several hundred merciful miles from the tundra known as Boston, I hesitate to whine about winter in Ringoes, NJ. But wherever you are, I trust you’ll agree: this is the time of the season when we all start…
  • Body of work

    Angela
    18 Feb 2015 | 12:20 pm
    When you’re human, it’s easy to drowse into climate-controlled forgetfulness. But when you live with cats, it’s impossible to forget that you are more than your mind. Georgie, requiescat in pace until the day dust shall dance again If you see folks with dark-grey smudges on their foreheads today, fear not; soot-pooping birds have not firebombed your town. In the Christian tradition, today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. As a priest or pastor smudges ash from the embers of last year’s palms into the shape of a cross, he or she reminds the mind inside each forehead:…
  • Rave on

    Angela
    14 Feb 2015 | 1:03 pm
    Much like the New York Times, Felis Catus is committed to journalistic integrity. Unlike the New York Times, Felis Catus has the advantage of feline editors. Tink post-rave. Recently, we this particular dunderhead reported on Angel‘s triumph over closed doors. She freed Peachy from kittens. She freed Maggie from boredom. She freed Mario from Maggie. But I must issue a correction: I greatly understated the magnitude of freedom Angel secured. With all apologies to the fine folks who waged the Revolutionary War, this was the greatest liberation in American history. Perhaps license is the…
 
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    Animal welfare | The Guardian

  • True grit: how wild horses are turning Nevada inmates into cowboys

    Daniel Hernandez in Carson City, Nevada
    25 Feb 2015 | 10:27 am
    Prisoners are getting out of their cells to tame some of the 49,000 mustangs and burros roaming the American west – and transforming themselves in the processFor eight hours a day, Tim Verdugo doesn’t feel like he’s in prison. The 37-year-old felon leaves a housing unit at a minimum-security prison in Carson City, Nevada, and steps on to a ranch where he’s addressed as “horse trainer” instead of “inmate”.There, he rides a 1,000lb mustang around a small pen. A guard tower looms nearby and the Sierra Nevada mountains offer a striking view to the west, but Verdugo is focused on…
  • Nevada's wild horse training program: 'This is a real good example of animals helping people' – video

    Daniel Hernandez
    25 Feb 2015 | 10:14 am
    Fifteen years ago, the Nevada department of corrections launched the wild horse training program to combat overcrowding in its prisons – and tackle a surfeit of horses roaming free in the American west. Inmates tame the horses to ease the burden on the Bureau of Land Management, and the program helps individuals in their rehabilitation Continue reading...
  • Badger culls would continue under new Tory government, Liz Truss says

    Sarah Butler
    24 Feb 2015 | 8:53 am
    Environment secretary tells National Farmers Union conference the policy to halt spread of bovine TB will be rolled out despite criticism of pilot culls A Conservative-led government will continue the cull of badgers regardless of complaints from protesters, the environment secretary has pledged.Speaking at the annual National Farmers Union (NFU) conference in Birmingham, Liz Truss set up a pre-election badger battle with Labour, which has promised to end what it calls the “ineffective and inhumane” programme intended to halt the spread of TB in cattle. Continue reading...
  • A close encounter with the 'arsey' ponies of Dartmoor

    Tom Cox
    24 Feb 2015 | 4:05 am
    The ponies near the Devon tor of Haytor are famously ‘tame’ thanks to the huge number of tourists they see. It makes the job of checking their health and wellbeing particularly entertaining …“I see you’ve got a bit of water on your coat,” said the man at the petrol station. “Is it raining out there?” “No, it’s pretty nice,” I replied, checking my sleeve. “Oh, right. A pony bit me earlier. It looks like it left some drool.” I worry that I could be getting a reputation at this petrol station where, only the previous week, after a woodland walk, I’d emptied around a…
  • Northern Ireland farmers jailed for 'shocking' case of animal cruelty

    Henry McDonald
    23 Feb 2015 | 12:04 pm
    Stanley Porter, 80, and son given four months for what judge described as ‘one of the worst cases of cruelty in Northern Ireland or anywhere in these islands’A father and son have been jailed for what a judge described on Monday as one of the worst cases in the UK or Ireland of animal cruelty on a farm.Seventy-five animals had to be put down on their farm at Saintfield, south of Belfast, a court was told. Continue reading...
 
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  • Pushing Our Oceans to the Precipice of Extinction

    Earthjustice
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    Overharvesting of marine species and large-scale habitat loss caused by humans are the two primary causes in the decline in a species' population. Unsustainable fishing practices, such as bottom trawling, have damaged millions of miles of sea floor and resulted in such high catch rates that fish populations are unable to reproduce fast enough to replenish their populations. In addition, oil and gas drilling off of our coasts has also led to large-scale habitat degradation in the form of leaks and spills, as well as injury, or even death, to marine mammals during the seismic testing process.
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    National Anti-Vivisection Society
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:56 pm
    This week, Take Action Thursday brings to light new attacks on Endangered Species Act protections and applauds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for restoring protections to gray wolves in response to federal court rulings.
  • Some Veterinarians Barking Up the Wrong Tree

    Michael Markarian
    25 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    Imagine trying to shut down a homeless shelter because it gives people a free bed for the night, undercutting business at the Best Western; or claiming that a person who donates free blankets is unfairly stealing away the linen market from Dillard’s. Is a soup kitchen driving down sales at Applebee’s? What about a doctor who volunteers at a free clinic for the poor—how dare he deprive the HMOs and insurance companies of those customers? As absurd as it sounds, that’s the argument some veterinarians are making in their zeal to shut down nonprofit and low-cost veterinary clinics for…
  • It’s National Justice for Animals Week

    AFA Editorial Staff
    24 Feb 2015 | 10:55 am
    February 22--28, 2015, is the Animal Legal Defense Fund's seventh annual National Justice for Animals Week. Follow ALDF all week and take action each day. Join in fighting animal abuse and honoring animal victims! To participate, connect with ALDF on their blog, on their Facebook page, and on Twitter.
  • Animal Rights

    AFA Editorial Staff
    23 Feb 2015 | 2:26 am
    Are animals just things? Or do they inherently deserve to be treated differently than inanimate objects? Steven M. Wise, one of the founders of the movement to establish basic legal rights for animals, explores the issues in Encyclopaedia Britannica's article on animal rights.
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  • Cameron urged not to fail wild animals

    admin
    25 Feb 2015 | 11:51 pm
    London – Conservationist, author and former MEP Stanley Johnson and social justice campaigner Peter Tatchell returned to Downing Street today with Animal Defenders International (ADI) almost a year after the Prime Minister gave them a personal promise that wild animals in circuses would be banned. The delegation was joined by a host of cross-party MPs to deliver a petition signed by over 20,000 which calls on David Cameron to take action before the General Election to ensure the law, promised in 2012, is passed. Writing in The Sun yesterday, Stanley Johnson says “it will be tragic if the…
  • FOUR PAWS launches new phase of project to help wild horses in the Danube Delta

    admin
    24 Feb 2015 | 5:08 am
    FOUR PAWS launches new phase of project to help wild horses in the Danube Delta Letea, Romania. 24th February 2015 – International animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS has launched a second season of its birth control programme for wild horses in the Letea area of Romania’s Danube Delta. A specialist FOUR PAWS veterinary team tranquilized and vaccinated 22 mares and re-vaccinated a further 16 mares from the 100 animals which were originally immunized last year. The vets also collected 22 biological samples in order to evaluate post-vaccination hormone levels. The forest of Letea where…
  • Cameron urged not to fail wild animals

    admin
    24 Feb 2015 | 5:01 am
    20,000-strong petition calling for action on circus ban to be delivered to Downing Street by Stanley Johnson & Peter Tatchell London – Conservationist, author and former MEP Stanley Johnson and social justice campaigner Peter Tatchell will return to Downing Street tomorrow with Animal Defenders International (ADI) almost a year after the Prime Minister gave them a personal promise that wild animals in circuses would be banned. The delegation will be joined by a host of cross-party MPs to deliver a petition signed by over 20,000 which calls on David Cameron to take action before the…
  • First pictures released by RSPCA of conditions in which dogs were kept at rescue centre run by pet shop boss Rob Phipps

    admin
    24 Feb 2015 | 12:38 am
    Wisbech Standard: Rob Phipps, owner of The Pet Shop, in March, has been found guilty of three animal welfare offences, including causing unnecessary suffering to a dog. He was cleared of three charges. He has confirmed that he will appeal the verdict…
  • Rhino attacks mum’s car at West Midland Safari Park

    admin
    24 Feb 2015 | 12:36 am
    Birmingham Mail: A mum has demanded tighter safety controls at West Midlands Safari Park after a charging rhino smashed into her vehicle – with her screaming toddler inside. The two tonne beast caused £500-worth of damage to Vicky Liggins’ Mitsubishi Warrior during the heart-stopping attack at the tourist attraction in Bewdley,
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  • Guest Post: Some Veterinarians Barking Up the Wrong Tree

    Michael Markarian
    19 Feb 2015 | 11:05 am
    There are 23 million dogs and cats living in poverty in the United States, and their families often don’t have access to basic wellness services like vaccinations and spaying and neutering.  Low-cost clinics and nonprofit organizations are providing a critical public service for these pets and their families, who most likely would otherwise never get to see a veterinarian. As Nonprofit Quarterly reports, some veterinarians and other trade groups like dentists are trying to crack down on nonprofits within their respective fields. This fight is playing out in Alabama and other state…
  • Politicians Crying Wolf

    Michael Markarian
    17 Feb 2015 | 9:39 am
    With fragmented populations numbering just 5,000 or so wolves in the lower 48 states—and so many of the survivors having lost family members as a consequence of traps and guns—these iconic canids face more threats to their survival than ever. Last week in Washington, some members of Congress—led by Reps. John Kline, R-Minn., Reid Ribble, R-Wis., and Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo.—predictably introduced bills to strip wolves of federal protections. The legislators trotted out the same old false claim about wolves being “overpopulated”—a species on the endangered list that occupies less…
  • All Aboard: Pets on Trains is Just the Ticket

    Michael Markarian
    4 Feb 2015 | 9:05 am
    Cassie was moving from New York City to Spring Lake, North Carolina, and she was devastated by the idea of giving up her five-year-old cat, Boots, who had been her beloved companion since he was a kitten. She was traveling to her new home by Amtrak, which still doesn’t allow pets, and Cassie couldn’t afford to fly Boots separately on an airplane. Matt Wildman/for The HSUS Cassie and Boots Fortunately, The Humane Society of the United States arranged a flight for Boots to Raleigh-Durham, and a volunteer rented a car to drive the cat 75 miles to Cassie’s new home. But many families,…
  • Did Your Members of Congress Make the Grade?

    Michael Markarian
    22 Jan 2015 | 12:49 pm
    There’s a new Congress in town, but it includes many veteran members who are back at work on the Hill, too. We want you to know how those members performed on important animal protection issues in the last session, so you can either encourage them to keep up the good work, or let them know you want them to do better for animals this time around.  Kathy Milani/for The HSUS Animals need every voice they can get this year. And yours matters so much. That’s why today we’re publishing the final version of the 2014 Humane Scorecard, which covers the full two years of the 113th…
  • The 113th Congress in Review for Animals

    Michael Markarian
    21 Jan 2015 | 7:57 am
    Editor's note: This post was originally published at 7:34 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 As the gavel comes down on the 113th Congress (which spanned January 2013 to December 2014), and the new 114th Congress begins its work today, it’s a good time to take stock of what was achieved and what lies ahead for animals in the New Year. The 113th may be remembered for its relative lack of productivity and growing polarization. In terms of general lawmaking, it appears this Congress enacted fewer laws, by a wide margin, than any other since at least 1947, the date to which the House…
 
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  • One-Stop Spay/Neuter Resource Shop—Our New Facebook Album!

    ASPCApro Blog
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:18 am
    Friday, February 27 2015As Spay/Neuter Awareness month wraps up, we’ve compiled some great resources to aid in your clinic operations—from tips and protocols to downloads and webinars. Check out our new Facebook album, One-Stop Spay/Neuter Resource Shop to find more resources like these: - In this free webinar recording, get universal strategies to deliver high-quality, high-volume service, regardless of the type of spay/neuter program used. Learn about recommendations and implementation tips related to preoperative care, anesthesia, surgery and postoperative care. - Tat’s all, folks! A…
  • Talkin’ Poo

    emilyw
    25 Feb 2015 | 7:38 pm
    Thursday, February 26 2015Dr. Emily Weiss shares the results of a new study on elimination behavior in shelter dogs and stresses the importance of predictable potty routines for the dogs in your care. I am a bit obsessed about potty routines (for dogs in shelters, I mean!). I feel strongly that predictable schedules for elimination are so important to decrease stress, and they also provide a great window for us to attach a great homeable behavior for canines – urination and defecation on cue. With a goal to move dogs as quickly as possible (meaning 72 hours or less whenever possible) from…
  • The Data’s In: ASPCA’s Miami Partners Sizzled in 2014!

    ASPCApro Blog
    25 Feb 2015 | 12:14 am
    Wednesday, February 25 2015At the end of their fourth year of working collaboratively, Miami-Dade Animal Services, Humane Society of Greater Miami and The Cat Network turned up the heat, achieving an 82.2% live release rate—that’s a 41 percentage point increase compared to four years ago! Part of the ASPCA Partnerships program, this multi-year, data-driven collaboration aims to provide immediate, measurable and sustainable change for those animals most at risk. Just look at what the Miami partners’ accomplished from 2013 to 2014: 8.3 percentage point increase in LRR, resulting in an…
  • 5 Spay/Neuter Promotions That Will Make You LOL

    ASPCApro Blog
    23 Feb 2015 | 12:54 pm
    Tuesday, February 24 2015Today is World Spay Day! Now in its 21st year, this awareness-raising campaign shines a spotlight on the lifesaving power of spay/neuter and the need for affordable services, particularly in underserved communities. How can you spread the word? Spay/neuter is serious business, of course, but sometimes it takes a bit of humor and fun to get the message across. Take a look at these compelling promos from your colleagues in the field. (Warning: you might get the giggles.) Gotta hand it to Great Plains SPCA on this edgy graphic they’re currently using as their Facebook…
  • Tip of the Week: Super Power Preschool Hour

    ASPCApro Blog
    23 Feb 2015 | 5:06 am
    Monday, February 23 2015Looking to connect with new families and foster compassion for animals in the youngest members of your community? The Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk, ME, has been doing just that with their weekly Furry Tales program. “This is not a baby sitting event,” explains Megan Cross, AWS’ humane educator, “but a vital part of early childhood development and a wonderful opportunity for parents to get a small break, but still be engaged in different, creative ways with their child.” Every Thursday throughout the school year at 10 am, preschoolers gather for an…
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