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Surface Water Poses Health Threat to Pets and Their Owners
Animals  (tags: health, threat, companion animals, infection, waters )

- 2121 days ago -
A small cut on a foot or a sip from a puddle can allow the disease leptospirosis to spread to pets and humans, warns a Purdue University veterinarian. Leptospirosis, which originates from a bacterial infection in animals, can infect both humans and animal
Too Many Cats, Not Enough Homes
Animals  (tags: alert, cats, euthanazia, HELP, shelter, overpopulation, spay and neuter, abandoned, companion animals, SPCA, Montreal )

- 2122 days ago -
Drop by the Montreal SPCA these days and you will see a sight that is becoming all too familiar: Cats, cats and more cats. Unfortunately adoptions are also way down which is creating a hopelessly mounting situation of simply put: TOO MANY CATS. This week
Group Warns Against Leaving Animals Behind to Fend for Themselves
Animals  (tags: companion animals, fire, safety, PETA )

- 2122 days ago -
With fire warnings throughout Mendocino County, PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of animal companions. Please alert area-residents to the following information, which could help save the lives of cats, dogs, companion birds, and o
It's a Dog's Life, Not the Cat's Meow, Study Says
Animals  (tags: dogs, cat, study, owners, pets, companion animals )

- 2177 days ago -
In the epic cold war between cats and dogs, a recent study suggests canines are getting a paw-up on the home front. According to research published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, dogs not only get showered with more
IDA's East Coast Companion Animal Guardian Awards
Animals  (tags: IDA, animal advocates, animal guardian awards, east coast, companion animals, caring, saving rescuers )

- 2180 days ago -
Please join us for IDA's Companion Animal Guardian Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations from the east coast who have made a significant and measurable impact on reducing animal suffering and saving animal lives. This year's awardees
Most Common Mistakes Pet Owners Make! Video!
Animals  (tags: companion animals, pets, cats, dogs, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 2182 days ago -
Companion animals can enrich our lives in an almost endless number of ways. Whether greeting us enthusiastically at the door, keeping us company on daily jogs or simply entertaining us with their play, sharing your life with a pet is a great way to
URGENT ACTION to Pass Regulation of Sale of Dogs & Cats Bill - NSW Australia
Animals  (tags: action, dogs, cats, companion animals, bill, NSW Australia )

- 2188 days ago -
ACT because the forces of the Pet industry and AVA are against it . 60,000 dogs and cats are killed each year in NSW Shelters
Power to the Pets! Animals Getting More Legal Standing
Animals  (tags: animal welfare, laws, protection, legislation, companion animals )

- 2206 days ago -
Fido is getting a new name -- several, in fact: "plaintiff," "trustee," "beneficiary," even "defendant." Dogs, cats and creatures of all sorts are being redefined in an emerging area of legal practice known as animal law. Once considered mere property,
Help for Low-Income Pets
Animals  (tags: low income, help, pets, companion animals, spaying costs, deceased costs )

- 2214 days ago -
Last week I was half-watching TV while surfing the net, and saw a commercial promoting a charitable venture in Rhode Island that helps lower-income people pay vet's bills. I was a little surprised because let's face it, that's not the sort of thing you
Pets Are Good for Us
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, animals, pets, companion animals, heatlthy, proven research )

- 2226 days ago -
We all know we feel good when we are with our pets. We look forward to coming home and the exuberant greeting we receive from our pets. But did you know that the feeling you have is biologically wired into your chemistry? Scientific studies are now
At Our Hands - Images of Animals as Commodities
Animals  (tags: Animals as Food, Asian Pet Shops, Bear Bile Farming, Civet Farming, Companion Animals, Dog &amp, Cat Fur, Fur Farming, Fur Trapping, Horse Abuse, Misc. Commodities, Persian Lamb Farming, PMU Farming, Poaching, Puppy Mills, Sealing )

- 2240 days ago -
Animals as Food, Asian Pet Shops, Bear Bile Farming, Civet Farming, Companion Animals, Dog & Cat Fur, Fur Farming, Fur Trapping, Horse Abuse, Misc. Commodities, Persian Lamb Farming, PMU Farming, Poaching, Puppy Mills, Sealing,
Foster Parenting For Pets Catching On
Animals  (tags: fostering, companion animals, pets, helping animals, humans, bonding, homeless animals )

- 2243 days ago -
If you think you want a pet, but you're not sure you can handle the responsibility of the long-term commitment, there's a solution that that could help humans and animals.
LA Passes Pet Sterilization Law
Animals  (tags: los angeles, pet sterilization laws, animal protection, unwanted animals, spaying, neutering pets, companion animals, animal activists )

- 2243 days ago -
Animal rights activists joined Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today as he signed into law an ordinance that requires most dogs and cats in the city to be spayed or neutered by the time they are four months old. The ordinance is intended to reduce the
Animals With No Kingdom
Animals  (tags: animal victims, human victims, homeless animals, shelters, animal advocates, adoptions, companion animals )

- 2247 days ago -
Low-income families aren't the only victims of the mortgage crisis: there's also a surge in homeless pets. Animal shelters are flooding with the furry friends of people who can no longer afford their property--or their pets. The Society for the Prevention
Siberian Husky May Face Death After Shih Tzu Killed
Animals  (tags: siberian husky, shih tzu killed, death row, family pet, companion animals, conflict, investigation )

- 2247 days ago -
To one family, he is an endearing, loving pet. To another, he is a killer. Cass County officials have determined that Rogue, a 6-year-old white Siberian husky, is dangerous, and they could destroy him within a month if his owner does not comply with

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