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VIDEO: Former Lifeguard Now Saves Dogs And Cats As A Pet

The Hong Kong Pet Club is the first and only company in the region to provide potentially lifesaving animal ambulance service outside of normal business hours. The 41-year-old, who started his job in March 2019, is among the first paramedics to work for the company, where first responders have answered hundreds of calls.

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Petition: Justice for Sick Dogs Crammed into Cages at ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 19, 2021  · PETITION CLOSED. PETITION TARGET: Washington State Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins UPDATE (4/19/2021): The Humane Pet Sales Bill passed the Senate with a 31-18 vote on March 25 and headed to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who signed the bill into law on April 16. Any new pet store in the state now will not be allowed to sell live dogs — a move applauded by animal welfare advocates.

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This Florida County Has Just Banned Sale of Pets from ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 01, 2018  · Seminole County in Florida has passed an ordinance that bans pet shops from selling dogs and cats obtained from puppy mills and kitten factories. Joining 58 other localities that have introduced similar statues throughout Florida, this ordinance goes a step further by banning people from selling dogs and cats in public areas such as parks, flea markets, yard sales and parking areas.

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Warning: Look Out for Incorrectly Packaged PetArmor Plus ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 06, 2017  · Because pet care companies like PetArmor aren’t making their products’ reported side effects well-known, it’s up to you to find out what products might be dangerous for your dog or cat. The first line of defense is a chat with your veterinarian. He or she is probably well aware of any contentious brands on the market and will help you ...

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SIGN: Ban Puppy Mill Dog Sales at PA Pet Stores

Posted: (52 years ago) The dog, Victoria, caught the eye of a shelter rescuer who saved her. She’s now the legacy behind Victoria’s Law — legislation currently before the Pennsylvania House (as HB 1299) and the Senate which, if passed, would ban pet store sales of live dogs, cats, and rabbits unless they come from shelters or …

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With a Little Help, the Sick and Elderly CAN Keep their ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 21, 2017  · Volunteers walk dogs, change litter boxes, feed the animals, and play with them. This program of Jewish Association for Services for the Aged was established in 1997 to help pet owners with illnesses, physical limitations, and low incomes. Arizona’s Pets For The Elderly raises funds to pay adoption fees, spaying and neutering costs, and vet ...

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Pet Stores Profiting from Puppy Mill Dogs During Pandemic ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 14, 2020  · A new survey shows that pet shops are taking advantage of the rise in demand for puppies during the COVID-19 crisis to increase their profits, and some of the dogs they're selling come from cruel puppy mills. With strict stay-at-home orders in place, people are seeking out companion animals -- especially puppies, who require the extra time and commitment that many people have …

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VICTORY! New Law Bans Animal Abusers from Having Any More …

Posted: (52 years ago) May 07, 2019  · On Wednesday, May 1, Colorado Governor Jared Polis passed a new law banning animal abusers from owning pets for up to five years. Lady Freethinker created a petition advocating for Bill HB19-1092, which amassed over 25,000 signatures. We want to thank all the animal rights activists like you who signed the petition and pushed to pass this lifesaving law.

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New Cruelty-Free 'Pumpkin Noochies' Dog Snack Combines ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 12, 2021  · Plant-based pet food company Because, Animals recently introduced Pumpkin Noochies+, a delicious new flavor of the popular Noochies dog cookies. Packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and minerals, these cruelty-free, organic, non-GMO treats aim to boost dogs' immune systems and are made from wholesome ingredients like coconut oil, applesauce, and ancient grains.

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Send Us Your Companion Animal Stories for 'Love Your Pet' Day!

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 11, 2021  · My pet Coco has been an inspiration to me I love her unconditionally , but she is very unwell with cancer tumours so I am making every moment with her totally special , and still I am dreading the thought of loosing her but she is a fighter and running about like a loony lol but when it’s time I will do the right thing , so this is to you Coco I love you loads and loads you are my rock .

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New Study: Petting A Dog or Cat for Just 10 Minutes Helps ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 17, 2019  · Petting an animal for just ten minutes can relieve stress, a new study reveals. Researchers from Washington State University divided 249 college students into four groups. Group one experienced hands-on interaction with cats and dogs for ten minutes, including petting, playing with, and simply hanging out near the animals. While the second group waited in line to pet and play with the animals ...

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Is That 'Rescue Shelter' Really A Puppy Mill, Or Even A ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 30, 2019  · There is nothing like bringing a new pet into the family. The search for the perfect-fit candidate can include hours of online research and 'window shopping' for adoptable animals. But, how can you really know where these animals come from? Unfortunately, puppy mills or hoarders may be posing as legitimate rescue organizations. Anyone can create a convincing Facebook page or website.

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PETITION: Pass the Big Cat Safety Act to Save Tigers and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 22, 2021  · UPDATE (1/22/21): The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Big Cat Public Safety Act with bipartisan support (272-114) but has not yet been voted on by the U.S. Senate. Thousands of big cats are wasting away as “pets” in the United States. These majestic animals are torn from their mothers while only babies and may spend their lives ...

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This Website Helps Animal Guardians Pay Life-Saving Vet Bills

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 08, 2020  · Waggle, a new crowdfunding source founded by Steven Mornelli, allows veterinary practices, pet caregivers, and rescues to post cases of potential economic euthanasia - the process of putting a pet to sleep due to financial concerns - and request the funds to care for animals in need directly from donors. Economic euthanasia is a devastating reality for certain animal caretakers who …

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People Who Hurt Animals are a Dire Threat to Humans, Too

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 12, 2017  · Over 75 percent of women who went to domestic violence shelters also reported that their partner had abused or killed their family’s pet. From seven school shootings that took place within the United States between 1997-2001, every single incident included a …

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Documentary 'Of Dogs and Men' Exposes Epidemic of Police ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 22, 2016  · Upcoming documentary Of Dogs and Men reveals the grim reality of pet dogs shot and killed by police officers. The film premiered Thursday in Los Angeles at an event hosted by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF). “According to the US Department of Justice, police officers shoot and kill more than 10,000 pet dogs per year,' said Animal Legal Defense Fund Los Angeles Regional Director …

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One of Korea's Most Notorious Dog Meat Markets Is Now A ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 17, 2020  · On Wednesday, a pet cafe opened in South Korea where a notorious dog meat market once stood, replacing the former slaughterhouse with an animal-friendly playground, pet hotel, pet salon, and cafe. Located in Busan's Buk District, the new facility offers customers opportunities to interact with, pamper, and learn about dogs and other companion animals through its various services, including an ...

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PETITION: Pass the Captive Primate Safety Act to Save ...

Posted: (52 years ago) PETITION TARGET: United States House and Senate Leaders Right now, thousands of “pet” primates in the United States are suffering. Held captive by humans, these social, intelligent, and emotionally complex animals become depressed, aggressive, or diseased with no hope of a natural life.. In the primate pet trade, babies are ripped away from their mothers, who may be forced to breed over ...

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Three Monkeys Rescued From YouTuber Who Brutally Tortured ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 04, 2021  · Monkey Torture in Indonesia. Kite said monkey torture is prolific in Indonesia.. Highly intelligent macaques, a vulnerable species that nevertheless remain unprotected by Indonesia’s laws, are captured from the wild as infants and sold online or in-person in the exotic animal pet trade.. They’re also forced to don costumes, ride motorbikes, walk on stilts, or perform other street-performer ...

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Dogs Can Now Reunite With Guardians Through New Nose Print …

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 29, 2021  · A creative new app will make it easier to reunite the nearly 10 million companion animals reported lost or stolen every year in the United States with their beloved guardians. Developed by IAMS using unprecedented scanning technology to address what the company calls America's 'lost pet problem', NOSEiD tracks lost dogs through their unique nose prints.

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SIGN: Stop Scammers Passing Off Puppy Mill Dogs As Rescues

Posted: (52 years ago) Despite a city-wide ban on selling dogs from puppy mills, multiple Chicago pet stores have allegedly obtained designer and purebred dogs from fraudulent “rescues.”. These dogs are laundered from commercial breeders and sold for thousands of dollars each. For example, one goldendoodle “rescued” from Iowa sold for $3,600, records show.

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UPDATE: WA Puppy Mill Sales Ban Passes Committee, But With ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 23, 2021  · In less-than-hoped-for progress for animal welfare, a new bill that aims to save innocent puppies from unnecessary torment and abuse is one step closer to passing in Washington State. Legislators pitched HB 1424 earlier this year to help close loopholes in state law that allow dogs from cruel out-of-state puppy mills to be sold in Washington pet stores. The bill passed out of committee in …

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Dog Dies of Suffocation in Potato Chip Bag - Is Your Pet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 15, 2018  · When a pet tries to retrieve crumbs from the bag, it can create a seal and prevent access to oxygen. The animal will then panic and die from suffocation as the wrapper seals around the head. Preventive Vet say that suffocation can happen in as little as 3-5 minutes. In a survey of 1300 pet owners, 9 out of 10 people did not know that their ...

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CA Assembly Passes Landmark Bill Banning Sale of Puppy ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 01, 2017  · In a victory for the animals of California, the CA Assembly passed AB 485, The Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, on Wednesday by a vote of 55-11. The anti-puppy-mill bill was co-authored by Assemblymembers Patrick O’Donnell and Matt Dababneh, and sponsored by animal activist organization Social Compassion In Legislation (SCIL). “We are elated with the response from the state legislature …

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In A Blow to Cruel Puppy Mills, California Bans Store ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 22, 2020  · In a momentous victory for animals, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Friday that prohibits retailers from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits, effectively ending business dealings between pet stores and breeding operations, including puppy mills. Under Assembly Bill 2152, also known as 'Bella's Act,' pet stores may partner with rescues, shelters, and animal control agencies by ...

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Lessons from Harvey and Irma: Checklist to Protect Your ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 13, 2017  · Make sure your pet has an identification tag or chip, as you may get separated in a disaster. It’s also handy to have a recent photo of your pet. If you happen to get separated, the more identification you have, the better. Vaccinations / Immunizations. Ensure these are up to date following a schedule recommended by your veterinarian

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Think You Have the "Happiest Pet on Earth?"

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 31, 2016  · What is the key to pet happiness? According to Jen Berglund, director of marketing at Solid Gold Pet, “Healthy makes happy.” And of course, that means feeding Fido and Fluffy well (hey, the brand is trying to sell pet food). But a nutritious diet is only the beginning.

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UPDATE: Puppy Mill Ban in Washington State Now Signed Into Law

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 20, 2021  · Washington State has taken another important step in stopping dogs coming from horrific “puppy mills” from being sold in state stores. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed HB 1424, also known as the Humane Pet Sales Bill, into law. The legislation prevents new pet stores in the state from selling live dogs. A puppy mill is any breeding operation where breeders put profit over the ...

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Tiny Baby Orangutan Rescued From Cruel Pet Trade

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 15, 2018  · Tiny Baby Orangutan Rescued From Cruel Pet Trade. A little baby orangutan was recently rescued from the most horrific conditions. This sweet little darling is named Uka, and he is estimated to be about two years old. This baby was snatched from the wild forests of Borneo, his mother most certainly killed in the process.

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Michigan Is Now A 'No-Kill' State for Shelter Animals

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 12, 2019  · The Michigan Pet Fund Alliance, a key no-kill advocate organization, provided needed funding, assistance, and training to Michigan animal shelters in an effort to stop unnecessary euthanasia. Nationwide, over half of the animals that enter animal shelters each year are tragically killed.

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Pets and Foreclosure: The Silent Victims of the Mortgage ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 17, 2017  · Organizations such as the Human Society of the United States (HSUS) provide pet owners with a variety of resources if they decide that rehoming their pet is the best solution for their family. The HSUS provides helpful tips such as researching new families for your pet and asking for references to ensure your dog or cat gets the best new home ...

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This New Video Game Teaches Kids to Be Kind to Animals

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 27, 2019  · The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA) has collaborated with the University of Edinburgh to develop a new video game designed to promote positive child-animal interactions and prevent young people from being cruel to animals. The pilot computer game, Pet Welfare, aims to inspire children aged 7 to 12 to engage with animals in a safe and responsible …

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VIDEO: Adorable Pig is Touring the Nation to Change the ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 15, 2018  · A pet pig named Charlotte is accompanying her owner on a road trip across the United States, and she’s changing the way people think about animals. The outgoing pig is making lots of new friends who are delighted to meet her.

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VIDEO: Starved Dog Left Chained Outside for 8 Years ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 08, 2021  · Flowers was charged and found guilty of animal cruelty under the Mississippi Dog and Cat Pet Protection Law. He was given a 90-day, suspended sentence — meaning he won’t serve jail time unless he violates the court conditions — and fined $1,000, which is the maximum fines.

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Investors Are Banking $16 Million on Cruelty Free ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 24, 2019  · After recently receiving an $11-million investment, pioneering vegan pet food company Wild Earth is bringing their series A funding round to a close at $16 million. The biotech startup is well on the way to meeting their mission of developing “clean, high-protein pet foods that are healthier, better for the environment, and more humane than conventional products.” After securing more than ...

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South Carolina May Soon Crack Down on Cruel Dog Tethering

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 09, 2017  · Dogs have been man’s best friends since long before the United States was a country, but Americans have only recently implemented laws to take better care of their canine companions. South Carolina is proposing a law that regulates how long a pet can be kept tethered outdoors. This law also requires owners to provide their pets with food, water and shelter if they are to be tied or chained.

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Cat Theft in the UK Spikes by a Shocking 40 Percent

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 24, 2017  · Attention cat owners! While you might not be surprised to find the latest tablet or mobile phone on the black market, burglars are also stealing pet cats. Cat theft in the UK is becoming a soaring problem; a new study from pet insurance provider Direct Line has shown that cat theft has risen by an alarming 40% over the last three years. In 2016, 261 cats were reported stolen from their homes.

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United Airlines Sends Family Dog to Wrong Country by Mistake

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 17, 2018  · United Airlines is once again facing criticism for its treatment of animals -- this time for sending a beloved family pet to the wrong country. A 10-year-old German shepherd named Irgo, who was meant to fly from Oregon to Kansas to join his family in their new home, was mistakenly flown to Japan after being placed in the wrong kennel. Owner Kara Swindle arrived in Kansas to pick up the …

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Ain't No Mountain High Enough: Floki the Rescue Cat Climbs ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 16, 2021  · Elam, a surgical technician and mother of four, adopted Floki from a rescue shelter in 2020 when she was a kitten and began hiking with her almost immediately. While Floki spends much of each hike safely aloft, harnessed and snug inside a DIY pet carrier — a modified backpack.

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Good News: Chicago's puppy mill ban has been upheld in court!

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 29, 2017  · Going to a pet store is a logical option, and may be what first comes to mind for some. While the animals at pet stores may be enticingly adorable, when they come from mills, pet owners unknowingly support a sadistic system that can leave dogs mutilated, emotionally scared, and kept in deplorable conditions. 2.

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Beloved Dog in Danger of Death Row Sent to Sanctuary While ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 01, 2021  · The morning started out peacefully -- a jogger leaving her house, a woman with two leashed dogs heading out from another. But then calamity struck, with a series of shadowy events leading to a bitten leg, a wound that required 18 stitches, and a court-ordered death sentence for Vanessa, a community-beloved pit bull who had no bite history and no history of proven aggression. A doctor has …

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UK Introduces Groundbreaking Legislation to Stop Online ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 27, 2017  · Many people who buy puppies online or in pet shops are unaware of the horror that goes on in notorious puppy mills. Dogs are kept in cramped, filthy cages, and many get sick or even die in the terrible conditions. In an attempt to end the cruelty, the UK government has proposed Lucy's Law, legislation stating that puppies can no longer be sold without the mother present.

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Dog Finds Way Back Home After Being Poisoned and Kidnapped ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 16, 2018  · A beloved pet dog in China who was stolen by thieves and destined for the dog meat industry had a very lucky escape and managed to find his way home to his relieved owner after being missing for several days. The dog’s guardian, Mr Xiao of Gaoping in Zhegiang Province, eastern China, said, “I didn’t expect it would come home again. I thought it lost forever.”

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VIDEO: 'Miracle Dog' Survives Euthanasia and Gets Second ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 21, 2019  ·  An 8-month-old Lab-American pit bull mix named Rudolph has been given a much-deserved and miraculous second chance at life. Rudolph was being housed at an overcrowded shelter in Oklahoma when he was selected to be put down. To the surprise of veterinarians, when they returned to the room after administering what was supposed to be a lethal dose of euthanasia, Rudolph seemed …

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VIDEO: Pit Bull Abused as 'Bait Dog' by Dogfighters Finds ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 28, 2020  · A few weeks ago, members of a local animal rescue organization, 100+ Abandoned Dogs of Everglades Florida, stepped in to save Elijah's life when they found him in dire need of medical care, rushing him to the Bluepearl Pet Hospital for emergency surgery. 'He was critically ill and in severe shock,' Dr. Amy Trow of the Bluepearl Pet Hospital ...

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