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  1. Rescues and Shelters
    Humane Society Mountain Shelter - http://www.iadoptapet.org/ Photos of adoptable cats and dogs, success stories, lost and found listings, upcoming events, and volunteer and membership opportunities. Located in Blairsville. Athens Canine Rescue - http://www.athenscaninerescue.com/ A...
  2. Rescues and Shelters
    Humane Society of Knox County Facility which cares for unwanted, displaced or homeless animals. Features photos of available pets for adoption, and information about events and volunteer opportunities. Greater Androscoggin Humane Society Take a virtual tour through the facility. Features pets...
  3. Rescues and Shelters
    Yancey County Humane Society - http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/NC08.html Contains pictures and descriptions of pets available for adoption, news, and volunteer opportunities. Second Chance Pet Adoptions - http://www.secondchancenc.org A non-profit volunteer organization located in Wake...
  4. Hedgehog Discussion
    Breeding animals is always a very serious responsibility, but many people in the US are unaware that there is an extra responsibility involved with hedgehogs and other pocket pets: their sale (or even giving them away) is regulated by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS)...
  5. Prairie Dog Discussion
    Prairie Dog Colony in Colorado Destroyed by Lisa Pomroy Posted on July 12, 2002 Animal welfare advocates recently protested in front of a Storage Tek facility in Louisville, CO to express their objection to the extermination of the approximately 8,000 members of a prairie dog colony located on...
  6. Cats
    The Blue Cross animal welfare charity is calling on the Government to outlaw the 'barbaric' practice of cat de-clawing and tendon cutting. The charity feels that unless an outright ban is incorporated within the proposed Animal Welfare Bill, the practice of cat mutilation could become more...
  7. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    NEW YORK STATE RESIDENTS: YOUR HELP NEEDED TO PASS ANIMAL WELFARE LEGISLATION! Calling all residents of the State of New York! The ASPCA seeks your help to pass A.9547/S.6915, important legislation that will help authorities prosecute animal cruelty and animal fighting cases. This amendment to...
  8. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Puppy Protection Act Removed from Bill by Nancy Winemiller The Puppy Protection Act, a measure intended to improve conditions at commercial dog breeding facilities, was recently removed from a bill pending in the United States Congress by members of a House of Representatives-Senate conference...
  9. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Flopsy and Fido know their rights Jonathan Leake and Jane Mulkerrins KEEPING a rabbit is a cherished rite of childhood, but the lovable bundles of fur are developing rights of their own. In future, their owners could face a daunting list of obligations. Whereas once a rabbit’s owners could...
  10. Dogs
    OF DOGS AND ANGELS During my years in animal welfare work - I served as the president of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - I have heard wonderful stories about the power of the human-animal bond. One of my favorites is about a girl and her very special dog. When...
  11. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Time is running short on this...please spread the word and sign the petition today if you have not already done so. You need not live in Ohio to sign this petition and make your voice heard. *********************************************** Dear Fellow Animal Lovers, Help Push - Senate Bill...
  12. Dogs
    Puppy Protection Act Approved by the Senate by David Milner Posted on February 20, 2002 Legislation intended to improve conditions at commercial dog breeding facilities or "puppy mills" was recently approved by the United States Senate. Require that female dogs be at least one year old...
  13. General Animal Discussion
    Welcome to PSYETA's Resource List. We have organized the links below into categories. Many of the links are helpful for more than one category. We hope you will use this page to find links and information about Human-Animal Studies, humane education, animal welfare, and other pertinent topics...
  14. General Animal Discussion
    Many commonsense, compassionate people who love their animals do not understand the true nature of the animal rights movement. They care about their animals and want to insure they are treated humanely. Because they have been misled into believing that the movement is about something else...
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