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Tuesday, May 23 — There are few bonds in nature as gratifying as that between pets and their owners. Most pets are rewarded for their loyalty and devotion with shelter, food and welcome attention. Though less welcome, they are also rewarded […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Pets, Profile America
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Profile America: National Pet Week

Sunday, May 7 — National Pet Week and Be Kind to Animals Week both begin their observances today. While pets are a source of companionship, many dogs provide protection and act as eyes for the blind. Less is expected of cats, […]

by · May 7, 2017 · Pets, Profile America
Seriously Guys, Baby Rabbits and Chickens Are Not Appropriate as Easter Gifts

Seriously Guys, Baby Rabbits and Chickens Are Not Appropriate as Easter Gifts

Easter is coming and many animal advocacy organizations are urging parents not to buy live Easter animals like rabbits and baby chicks. “Rabbits and chickens can make wonderful companions, but those adorable babies grow up quickly into adults that will […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Animal Issues, Pets
Financial Focus: Affordable Pet Health Care

Financial Focus: Affordable Pet Health Care

Affordable Pet Health Care Ideas By: Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Cats, dogs, hamsters, snakes, and fish! Yes, they are our loving pets! But food, medical and other animal expenses keep going up. It’s hard enough these days to take care […]

by · September 26, 2015 · Pets
Adoption Event 1/3/15

Adoption Event 1/3/15

by · December 31, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board, Pets
Federal Regulations Make Flying with Pets Safer

Federal Regulations Make Flying with Pets Safer

Jack the cat, Mocha, Rocket, and Bea are just the few names of animals that have died while traveling on an airline carrier. New federal regulations are now making it safer for pets to travel. Starting in January the Department […]

by · August 27, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Pets
NYC’s Top Dog Fundraiser

NYC’s Top Dog Fundraiser

Owner Pedro Rosario and expert volunteer  Danielle Benhrahim This past Saturdays Fundraiser Bakesale was a fun event. Coloring time, courtesy of Lovie Pignata Of Morris Perk. Also in attendance was The Bronx’s own Baron Ambrosia, and Bronx Chronicle Staff Annie […]

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From Property to Sentient Beings: Animals Legal Status to Change in France

The legal status of animals is similar to that of a table, but in France it seems that this is about to change. Lawmakers on the French National Assembly legal committee voted to change animals status from “personal property” to […]

by · April 22, 2014 · Animal Issues, Pets
Seriously Guys, Baby Rabbits and Chickens Are Not Appropriate as Easter Gifts

Seriously Guys, Baby Rabbits and Chickens Are Not Appropriate as Easter Gifts

Easter is coming and many animal advocacy organizations are urging parents  not to buy live Easter animals like rabbits and baby chicks.

Therapy dogs come to Lehman College

Therapy dogs come to Lehman College

The Wellness Education and Promotion Program at Lehman College hosted its first ever Pause for Paws event for students during the dreaded midterms period. Students had a chance to take a break from their busy studying and work schedules to […]

by · April 10, 2014 · Local News, News, Pets
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Update On Efforts To Establish A Bronx Animal Shelter

Animal rights activist and Community Board 11 member Bernadette Ferarra updated the community at last nights Board meeting on the ongoing process to establish and fund a no-kill shelter for animals in our borough, responding to significant feral cat communities […]

by · March 28, 2014 · Animal Issues, Pets
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Cat Cafes invading United States

Over the past couple of years, cats have invaded the internet and now they are coming for cafes.

by · March 19, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Pets
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PALS sheltering domestic violence victims and their pets

Photo c/o Urban Resource Institute Just in time for Women’s History Month, the ASPCA (the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced that they will award a grant of $75,000 to The Urban Resource Institute (URI) for […]

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TOBY Van Coming to Van Nest on February 22, 2014

by · February 20, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Pets
After passing of Farm Bill, it’s now a federal crime to attend an animal fight

After passing of Farm Bill, it’s now a federal crime to attend an animal fight

Photo c/o Chad Sisneros (Humanesociety.org) The Farm Bill has had it’s share of controversies, but a lesser known and laudable provision was added to the bill that is a victory for animal welfare. Last Friday President Obama signed the final […]