Posts tagged "American Humane Association"

Top 17 Pet Safety Concerns Over Holidays

Top 17 Pet Safety Concerns Over Holidays
The holidays are a time of festive celebration when we gather with friends and family. But as we prepare our homes for guests, it’s important to be mindful of potential dangers to cats and dogs lurking in food, decorations and plants. Zoetis reminds us that taking a few small preventive measures can keep you focused... Read more »

Chihuahua Receives 100K in Will from Wall Street Legend

Chihuahua Receives 100K in Will from Wall Street Legend
Muriel “Mickie” Siebert was a Wall Street genius, the first woman to hold a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, a trail blazer for others. And an animal lover, who never married and never had children. Siebert passed away in August, at age 84, of cancer. She was survived by her sister and one... Read more »

Helping Shelter Animals in Need, Sergeant's Pet Care and American Humane Association

Helping Shelter Animals in Need, Sergeant's Pet Care and American Humane Association
Sergeant’s Pet Care Products and American Humane Association, is distributing pet health kits worth up to $250,000 to shelters nationwide as part of its emBARK on Pet Health campaign, together stepping up to put their best paws forward. The emBARK on Pet Health campaign asks pet owners to take a free pledge to be more... Read more »
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Adopt-A-Cat Month: American Humane Association

Adopt-A-Cat Month: American Humane Association
Cats don’t have much a chance of making it out of animal shelters, which is why the American Humane Association created Adopt-A-Cat Month several years ago. June was chosen because throughout much of the country – this begins “kitten season.” Although cats have often been referred to as America’s “Most Popular Pet,” they receive less veterinary care,... Read more »

Recovering Pets in Oklahoma

Recovering Pets in Oklahoma
Click HERE for my WGN Radio interview with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association’s Red Star Emergency Services, from Oklahoma. What defines losing everything? Thousands of residents of Moore, OK, lost their homes and most of their belongings following last week’s deadly tornado. Those were the lucky ones, compared to 24 people who died,... Read more »

Tornado Animal Rescue, Chicago Party Animals & Concierge, Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio

Tornado Animal Rescue, Chicago Party Animals & Concierge, Steve Dale's Pet World, WGN Radio
Red Star Emergency Services of the American Humane Association is on the ground in tornado ravaged Oklahoma, and Steve Dale’s Pet World will kick off with an on-the-scene report with Josh Cary of the American Humane Association, at 1:07 p.m (CDT) on WGN  Radio on May 25.  Josh will talk about the ups (like real-life pet... Read more »
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American Humane Association New Board Chair

American Humane Association New Board Chair
American Humane Association has a new Board Chair: Below is the official press release. I want to add some personal thoughts and observations. John Payne is force of nature in the world of companion animal health. Payne has a long history of setting logical courses, even if it means changing the course of the status... Read more »

American Humane PAWSCARS, Academy Awards for Animals

American Humane PAWSCARS, Academy Awards for Animals
Hosted by Malcolm McDowell and Uggie, American Humane Association’s Annual Animal Awards Proof Hollywood is Going to the Dogs (and Sheep and Piglets and Ravens and Mules) Everyone knows and respects those famous words, “No Animals Were Harmed®,” that are placed as an official certification from the American Humane Association in the end-credits of movies.... Read more »

Daniel's Law Passes in Pennsylvania to Ban Gassing Animals in Shelters

Daniel's Law Passes in Pennsylvania to Ban Gassing Animals in Shelters
I’m not sure that most people are aware of how animals in some shelters in some states are killed (euthanized is too kind a word) – they go into gas chambers and where carbon monoxide is used. Most of the time, animals with their expiration date are just brought in, cats with dogs, large dogs... Read more »
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R. K. Anderson, No One Stood as Tall in Veterinary Medicine

R. K. Anderson, No One Stood as Tall in Veterinary Medicine
Few pet owners will recognize the name Dr. R.K. Anderson. Yet, your pet has benefited from his advocacy. A press release from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine called Anderson, who passed away October 19 at age 90, a “gentle giant” in the world of veterinary medicine. Though, giant isn’t a large enough... Read more »