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CTV News
Should pitbulls be banned? Debate rages from Montreal to Winnipegpitbulls. Such regulations are in place in dozens of Canadian cities and towns,
Should pitbulls be banned? Debate rages from Montreal to Winnipeg
CTV News / Posted 12 hours ago
pitbulls. Such regulations are in place in dozens of Canadian cities and towns, plus the entire province of Ontario. The ASPCA points to Winnipeg for proof of the bans’ ineffectiveness. The advocacy group says Rottweiler attacks “dramatically... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man, 64, lives rent-free out of two trucks in New York's West Villageby doing odd jobs including 'minor car repairs, handyman work, a little locksmi
Man, 64, lives rent-free out of two trucks in New York's West Village
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
by doing odd jobs including 'minor car repairs, handyman work, a little locksmithing' Tarangelo ran into trouble with the ASPCA two years ago when they put one of his dogs down without informing him. He now has just one animal companion left,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Respected Clay veterinarian returns to county animal shelterdivision director, Broadhurst guided the shelter’s successful pet adoption effo
Respected Clay veterinarian returns to county animal shelter
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
division director, Broadhurst guided the shelter’s successful pet adoption efforts last year in the nationally recognized ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. The shelter saved 1,049 lives by finding homes for those 9 pets during the three-month... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Unwanted pets find home in San Antoniomillion this fiscal year. National animal groups like the Humane Society, the P
Unwanted pets find home in San Antonio
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
million this fiscal year. National animal groups like the Humane Society, the Petco Foundation, PetSmart Charities and ASPCA found money for San Antonio ACS projects. The ACS embraced animal adoption groups, hired new staff, blanketed area... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Of 520 pets rescued from Haven, few are returned to sheltersthe remaining 11 animals, one was given to the Fayetteville Animal Protection S
Of 520 pets rescued from Haven, few are returned to shelters
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
the remaining 11 animals, one was given to the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society and nine were transferred back to the ASPCA to be placed in homes, shelters or animal sanctuaries. Other reasons for pet returns at the Cumberland County Animal... Read more
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New York Post
Bratton celebrates Take Your Dog to Work Dayof Cruelty to Animals in an effort to highlight the importance of pet adoption.
Bratton celebrates Take Your Dog to Work Day
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
of Cruelty to Animals in an effort to highlight the importance of pet adoption. Since the NYPD started partnering with the ASPCA in January 2014, there have been triple-digit increases in arrests and animals treated. “Today’s visit from Zaza... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving HomeEvery year, 7.6 million animals end up in shelters nationwide — and only 2.7 mi
Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving Home
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
Every year, 7.6 million animals end up in shelters nationwide — and only 2.7 million are adopted, according to the ASPCA. Dozens of local shelters will take part this year in Clear the Shelters. Refer to the interactive map above to... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Take Your Dog to Work Day 2016: Show us your photos Staten Islandwork makes employees feel happier and less stressed. Even NYPD Commissioner Bi
Take Your Dog to Work Day 2016: Show us your photos Staten Island
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
work makes employees feel happier and less stressed. Even NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton got into the spirit, displaying ASPCA rescue dogs at the NYPD promotion ceremony Friday morning at One Police Plaza. Check it out. SILive readers, if you... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
INFOGRAPHIC: Taking Care of Pets in Hot Weathermind, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has a few r
INFOGRAPHIC: Taking Care of Pets in Hot Weather
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
mind, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has a few reminders for anyone with an animal pal. The ASPCA offers these tips when it comes to animals and summertime heat. Dogs and cats can become dehydrated quickly, so give... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Dog beaten in video in good health, in care of ASPCAN.Y. -- Blue, the tan and white dog seen in a video being beaten by his owner,
Dog beaten in video in good health, in care of ASPCA
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
N.Y. -- Blue, the tan and white dog seen in a video being beaten by his owner, is in good health and in the care of the ASPCA, according to a spokesman for the district attorney's office. The dog owner, Wilfredo Arroyo, 36, allegedly punched,... Read more
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Fortune
Pet Insurance Is Now the Hottest Employee Benefitofficer at Nationwide. The company dominates the U.S. for-profit pet coverage b
Pet Insurance Is Now the Hottest Employee Benefit
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
officer at Nationwide. The company dominates the U.S. for-profit pet coverage business (its biggest rival is the non-profit ASPCA). According to Nationwide, about 1 in 3 Fortune 500 companies now offers staffers the insurance — not only to appeal to... Read more
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Columbia Star
Pawmetto Lifeline works to protect pets this Fourth of Julyand sounds of fireworks can be exhilarating for most people, but it can be a te
Pawmetto Lifeline works to protect pets this Fourth of July
Columbia Star / Posted 3 days ago
and sounds of fireworks can be exhilarating for most people, but it can be a terrifying and overwhelming time for pets. The ASPCA reports that the numbers of lost pets dramatically increases around the holidays that involve celebrating with... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Find a Participating Shelter Near YouEvery year, 7.6 million animals end up in shelters nationwide — and only 2.7 mi
Find a Participating Shelter Near You
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 days ago
Every year, 7.6 million animals end up in shelters nationwide — and only 2.7 million are adopted, according to the ASPCA. Dozens of local shelters will take part this year in Clear the Shelters. Refer to the interactive map above to... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving HomeEvery year, 7.6 million animals end up in shelters nationwide — and only 2.7 mi
Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving Home
NBC Connecticut / Posted 5 days ago
Every year, 7.6 million animals end up in shelters nationwide — and only 2.7 million are adopted, according to the ASPCA. Dozens of local shelters will take part this year in Clear the Shelters. Refer to the interactive map above to... Read more
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NBC Miami
Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving HomeEvery year, 7.6 million animals end up in shelters nationwide — and only 2.7 mi
Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving Home
NBC Miami / Posted 5 days ago
Every year, 7.6 million animals end up in shelters nationwide — and only 2.7 million are adopted, according to the ASPCA. Dozens of local shelters will take part this year in Clear the Shelters. Refer to the interactive map above to... Read more
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York Daily Record
What to know: Protocol for animals left in hot carsdead at the Utah Veterinarian Center. According to the American Society for th
What to know: Protocol for animals left in hot cars
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
dead at the Utah Veterinarian Center. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), cracking a window for your pet is not enough. On an 80-degree day, your car can reach an alarming 114 degrees in less... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Have realistic expectations for new pet7.6 million animals end up in a shelter, according to the American Society for
Have realistic expectations for new pet
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
7.6 million animals end up in a shelter, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Nearly 3 million of them are euthanized. Most municipal shelters are so-called "kill" shelters, meaning that when... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Dr. Beverly J. Dearthdisadvantaged are hallmarks for which her memory will be cherished. Tributes fo
Dr. Beverly J. Dearth
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
disadvantaged are hallmarks for which her memory will be cherished. Tributes for Dr. Dearth and family can be made to the ASPCA and the Akron Community Foundation, Ohio. She is survived by a brother, Dr. David E. (Gillian) Jenkins; a son, Miles... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, JOANNE MARIE (RESTIVO) SIMARI, Youngstown, Ohioto the Simari family. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that material contri
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, JOANNE MARIE (RESTIVO) SIMARI, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
to the Simari family. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that material contributions be made in Joanne’s name to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, D.C. 20090 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK... Read more
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Philly.com
The 5 best dog parks in Philly for people who don't actually have dogsplenty of ways to get in some quality time with an energetic pup or a full-grow
The 5 best dog parks in Philly for people who don't actually have dogs
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
plenty of ways to get in some quality time with an energetic pup or a full-grown hound. Pet-sitting, volunteering at the ASPCA and PAWS, or even strategically inviting yourself over to the homes of friends with furry companions are all valid... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Domestic Violence Awareness event promoted by NYPDand Break the Silence." Safe Horizon, Community Agency for Senior Citizens, Ne
Domestic Violence Awareness event promoted by NYPD
Staten Island Advance / Posted 10 days ago
and Break the Silence." Safe Horizon, Community Agency for Senior Citizens, Neighborhood Coordination Officers and the ASPCA also will participate in the event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Western Beef, 425 Bay St. in Stapleton and Stapleton... Read more
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Philly.com
Christina Grimmie's Team Wins $250,000 Prize for Humane Societyfor Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation ($50,000); Phil Keoghan for National Multiple Scl
Christina Grimmie's Team Wins $250,000 Prize for Humane Society
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
for Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation ($50,000); Phil Keoghan for National Multiple Sclerosis Society ($25,000); Weylie Hoang for ASPCA ($15,000); Usain Bolt for After-School All-Stars ($10,000); Mark Teixeira for Harlem RBI ($10,000); Jerod Mayo for... Read more
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Variety
Christina Grimmie’s Team Wins $250,000 Prize for Humane Societyfor Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation ($50,000); Phil Keoghan for National Multiple Scl
Christina Grimmie’s Team Wins $250,000 Prize for Humane Society
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
for Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation ($50,000); Phil Keoghan for National Multiple Sclerosis Society ($25,000); Weylie Hoang for ASPCA ($15,000); Usain Bolt for After–School All–Stars ($10,000); Mark Teixeira for Harlem RBI ($10,000); Jerod Mayo for... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'My dog is family': domestic abuse victims and the pets they can't leavefor a scared and traumatized Midnight. Her sister and mother thought of giving
'My dog is family': domestic abuse victims and the pets they can't leave
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
for a scared and traumatized Midnight. Her sister and mother thought of giving Midnight up for adoption through the ASPCA, but Hilda would have none of it. “I told my mother she is family. You do not turn family out. I will keep her, I said.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Dog day afternoon: Pittie Palooza aims to educate public, offer wine tasting for breed advocateslocal and regional animal shelters, where many of the adoptable dog are pit bul
Dog day afternoon: Pittie Palooza aims to educate public, offer wine tasting for breed advocates
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
local and regional animal shelters, where many of the adoptable dog are pit bulls or pit bull mixes. According to the ASPCA, pit bull- type dogs are the most common dogs brought into animal shelters each year. Ms. Siegfried was afraid of dogs... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
The Greene Report: Things Tougher to Buy than Gunsa four-legged best friend? This is not taken lightly. The American Society fo
The Greene Report: Things Tougher to Buy than Guns
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 11 days ago
a four-legged best friend? This is not taken lightly. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) advises us to be prepared. You have to be 21, have two forms of ID—a driver’s license and a bill with your... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
28 vie for title of ’16 Laurel Queenvolunteers with Trout Unlimited, at her church, tutored second grade students a
28 vie for title of ’16 Laurel Queen
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
volunteers with Trout Unlimited, at her church, tutored second grade students and organized a fundraiser for the ASPCA. She enjoys gardening, reading, hiking, biking, singing and acting. Smith is interning at Susquehanna Health's... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
COLUMN: Treat animals well while at the beacha big fan of controlling public activities but it wouldn’t hurt my conservative
COLUMN: Treat animals well while at the beach
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
a big fan of controlling public activities but it wouldn’t hurt my conservative sensibilities one little bit to have the ASPCA or PAWS people have some pseudo-authoritative presence on our beaches.I understand such organizations have no legal... Read more
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CTV News
Pitbull that killed Montreal woman had attacked before: lawyera pitbull ban. However, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Pitbull that killed Montreal woman had attacked before: lawyer
CTV News / Posted 16 days ago
a pitbull ban. However, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opposes breed-specific bans. The ASPCA notes that Rottweiler bites increased dramatically after Winnipeg banned pitbulls in 1990, and that a “breed-neutral”... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'She kind of melted my heart'veterinary technician in the Urbana office of the American Society for the Prev
'She kind of melted my heart'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
veterinary technician in the Urbana office of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, was one of 140 ASPCA responders who traveled there to help collect evidence, remove and transport the more than 300 dogs, 250 cats, 40... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Arts & Leisurenew friend at the 9th Annual Pet Adoption Fair this Saturday. The fair is spons
Arts & Leisure
Times Newsweekly / Posted 18 days ago
new friend at the 9th Annual Pet Adoption Fair this Saturday. The fair is sponsored by the Richmond Hill Block Association, ASPCA, Animal Care Centers of New York City and Heavenly Angels Rescue. The event will be held at Buddy Monument Plaza at... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Happenings JUNE 9 - JUNE 15new friend at the 9th Annual Pet Adoption Fair this Saturday. The fair is spons
Happenings JUNE 9 - JUNE 15
Times Newsweekly / Posted 18 days ago
new friend at the 9th Annual Pet Adoption Fair this Saturday. The fair is sponsored by the Richmond Hill Block Association, ASPCA, Animal Care Centers of New York City and Heavenly Angels Rescue. The event will be held at Buddy Monument Plaza at... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
10 things to consider before adopting a pet7.6 million animals end up in a shelter, according to the American Society for
10 things to consider before adopting a pet
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 18 days ago
7.6 million animals end up in a shelter, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Nearly 3 million of them are euthanized. Most municipal shelters are so-called “kill” shelters, meaning that when... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Planning for your pet after you pass awayyour pet's guardian and talking with them about your wishes. A consultation wi
Planning for your pet after you pass away
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
your pet's guardian and talking with them about your wishes. A consultation with an attorney isn't always necessary. The ASPCA recently partnered with LegalZoom.com to promote the Pet Protection Agreement, a contract between pet owners and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Angel Pet Program Helps You Adopt a Special-Needs Animal at the Nevada Humane Societythat big impact and allows the animal to go home, just like they deserve." The
Angel Pet Program Helps You Adopt a Special-Needs Animal at the Nevada Humane Society
KTVN Reno / Posted 19 days ago
that big impact and allows the animal to go home, just like they deserve." The program will run until June 12th. The ASPCA provided a grant to make the Angel Pets Program possible. Nevada Humane Society is open for adoptions seven days a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Rescuers find house so full of dogs that they were on book shelves, inside wallsrescue in Raeford, N.C. They were brought to a warehouse where they are they ar
Rescuers find house so full of dogs that they were on book shelves, inside walls
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
rescue in Raeford, N.C. They were brought to a warehouse where they are they are being cared for and rehabilitated by the ASPCA. Elena Boffettaeboffetta@newsobserver.com The stream of dogs trickling out of the 1,880-square-foot home on Bennett... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
DONNA MALEKlate Peter and Hilda Covey Kusic. Donna was an employee of Ohio Valley Medical
DONNA MALEK
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 22 days ago
late Peter and Hilda Covey Kusic. Donna was an employee of Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling and an avid supporter of ASPCA. Donna is now together again with her beloved husband Joe; her parents and a sister-in-law, Jo Ann Kusic. She is... Read more
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The Times Leader
DONNA MALEKlate Peter and Hilda Covey Kusic. Donna was an employee of Ohio Valley Medical
DONNA MALEK
The Times Leader / Posted 22 days ago
late Peter and Hilda Covey Kusic. Donna was an employee of Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling and an avid supporter of ASPCA. Donna is now together again with her beloved husband Joe; her parents and a sister-in-law, Jo Ann Kusic. She is... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Questionable, old-fashioned horse senseto be led into the stall in the starting gate. Can you imagine its reaction to
Questionable, old-fashioned horse sense
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
to be led into the stall in the starting gate. Can you imagine its reaction to a thermometer insertion? Doesn't the ASPCA try to prevent jockeys from whipping their horses? Unlike dogs - one of my friend's dog stood on its hind legs and ate... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
ASPCA Grant Helps Ranch Hand Rescue Raise $33KA $10,000 grant from the ASPCA will help a North Texas rescue organization prov
ASPCA Grant Helps Ranch Hand Rescue Raise $33K
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 26 days ago
A $10,000 grant from the ASPCA will help a North Texas rescue organization provide animal-assisted therapy to adults and children who have suffered severe trauma or abuse. Argyle-based Ranch Hand Rescue raised over $33,000 with the help of a $10,000... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
It's Your Money: Pets are dear to families, but prepare budgets to handle costsher. But that’s our family. And we love them. They are a part of our lives, whi
It's Your Money: Pets are dear to families, but prepare budgets to handle costs
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
her. But that’s our family. And we love them. They are a part of our lives, which includes being part of our budget. The ASPCA estimates that the first-year costs of dog or cat ownership can exceed $1,000, so it’s important to plan for these... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Fallen Veterans Honored at Mt. Hope Cemeteryservice have been completed, an incredible feat that several organizations cele
Fallen Veterans Honored at Mt. Hope Cemetery
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 27 days ago
service have been completed, an incredible feat that several organizations celebrate today at "neighborhoods of recovery." ASPCA Holds Event Handing Out Animal Micro-ChipsASPCA Holds Event Handing Out Animal Micro-Chips Today Joplin Proud, the... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Five Easy Tips For Keeping Pets Away From Your Houseplantsthey can make a huge mess, ruin the plant, or even hurt themselves. Inga Fricke
Five Easy Tips For Keeping Pets Away From Your Houseplants
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 28 days ago
they can make a huge mess, ruin the plant, or even hurt themselves. Inga Fricke, Director of Pet Retention Programs at the ASPCA, suggests a few tips at Apartment Therapy: It’s all about keeping your houseplants out of reach from dogs, and... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center Honors Veteransservice have been completed, an incredible feat that several organizations cele
Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center Honors Veterans
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 28 days ago
service have been completed, an incredible feat that several organizations celebrate today at "neighborhoods of recovery." ASPCA Holds Event Handing Out Animal Micro-ChipsASPCA Holds Event Handing Out Animal Micro-Chips Today Joplin Proud, the... Read more
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Lifehacker
Five Easy Tips for Keeping Pets Away From Your Houseplantsthey can make a huge mess, ruin the plant, or even hurt themselves. Inga Fricke
Five Easy Tips for Keeping Pets Away From Your Houseplants
Lifehacker / Posted 28 days ago
they can make a huge mess, ruin the plant, or even hurt themselves. Inga Fricke, Director of Pet Retention Programs at the ASPCA, suggests a few tips at Apartment Therapy: It’s all about keeping your houseplants out of reach from dogs, and... Read more
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examiner.com
Free range dogsof a million were taken by the government in one state on one year. It's a sim
Free range dogs
examiner.com / Posted 28 days ago
of a million were taken by the government in one state on one year. It's a similar case for animals. Even though the ASPCA received about 50,000 calls in a year about animal cruelty they found less than a quarter of them warranted further... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Dear Earth Talkthat mood shift has been the advocacy work of groups like the American Society
Dear Earth Talk
The Alliance Review / Posted 29 days ago
that mood shift has been the advocacy work of groups like the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)—each which has... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Historic McDonald County Museum Re-Opens With New Exhibitservice have been completed, an incredible feat that several organizations cele
Historic McDonald County Museum Re-Opens With New Exhibit
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 29 days ago
service have been completed, an incredible feat that several organizations celebrate today at "neighborhoods of recovery." ASPCA Holds Event Handing Out Animal Micro-ChipsASPCA Holds Event Handing Out Animal Micro-Chips Today Joplin Proud, the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Rochelle
Woman Beats Odds, Receives Degree from The College of New Rochelleof which were recently published. She also spent three weeks studying in London
Woman Beats Odds, Receives Degree from The College of New Rochelle
The Daily Voice - New Rochelle / Posted 30 days ago
of which were recently published. She also spent three weeks studying in London. The graduate plans to pursue a career in management with the ASPCA or attend the New York City Police Academy with the intent of transferring to the Animal Cruelty Un... Read more
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Register Pajaronian
Pajaronian Linda Mooreservices to follow at Valley Public Cemetery, 2445 East Lake Ave., Watsonville.
Pajaronian Linda Moore
Register Pajaronian / Posted 30 days ago
services to follow at Valley Public Cemetery, 2445 East Lake Ave., Watsonville. In lieu of flowers, make donations to the ASPCA or Shoot for the Stars. Arrangements have been entrusted in the care of The Carroll Family of Ave Maria Memorial... Read more
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