Monthly Archives: July 2007

Your help is needed to protect pets in this year’s Farm Bill

From Humane Society of the United States: Today, we have a great opportunity to protect pets in Congress. The Farm Bill comes up every five years or so, and a vote on an important animal welfare amendment is expected as … Continue reading

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Bam Bam is ever-vigilant

Bam Bam’s owner, Don King, says, “This is Bam Bam. She is a 3½ -year-old female bulldog. This picture shows her favorite daytime state: alert, vigilant, protecting my home.”

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NFL sidelines Michael Vick

Michael Vick was ordered by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday, July 23, to stay away from the Falcons’ training camp until the league reviews the dogfighting charges against him.

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Massive cat rescue in Nevada

From Best Friends Animal Society: Best Friends is on the ground in a small desert town outside Las Vegas where 400 cats were in great need. County officials had taken control of a local property there, and asked Best Friends … Continue reading

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Housing Authority reduces security deposits for cats

From the York Daily Record: The York Housing Authority has reduced the security deposit residents pay for cats to help the York County SPCA find some kittens good homes. Residents in housing authority properties who adopt a cat from the … Continue reading

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HSUS: Tell the NFL to suspend Michael Vick

From the Humane Society for the United States: The outrage is unprecedented, and for good reason: Two days after a federal grand jury indicted NFL star quarterback Michael Vick and three cohorts on felony dogfighting charges, more than 100,000 people … Continue reading

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Michael Vick charged with dogfighting

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and three others have been charged with competitive dogfighting, procuring and training pit bulls for fighting and conducting the enterprise across state lines. They are scheduled to appear in federal court in Richmond, Va., on … Continue reading

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Rescuer’s voice mail

I’m not sure where this originated, but it’s been making the rounds on some online groups for rescues lately. It’s an excellent example of what many rescues and shelters deal with on a daily basis. Hello, You have reached 123-4567, … Continue reading

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Update on HSUS’ efforts against puppymills

From the Humane Society of the United States: Sadly, 2 to 4 million puppy mill puppies are sold each year while millions of animals at shelters are euthanized for lack of good homes. To feed this brutal industry, untold numbers … Continue reading

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Puppy love

A chihuahua puppy has become Japan’s latest heart-throb after he was born with a heart-shaped mark on his coat. The dog, named “Heart-kun”, was born on May 18 at a pet store in northern Odate. Shop owner Emiko Sakurada believes … Continue reading

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