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Gastineau Humane Society thanks particpiants of Run Fur Fun

...the end the biggest thanks goes to those who came with or without their pets to support GHS's mission to promote animal welfare and prevent animal cruelty and suffering. We hope to see you all next year!Liz ClarkGHS board member
Officials probing deadly circus tent collapse

...Caudill and his associates agreed to pay a $25,000 fine for a series of violations in 2001 while operating without an Animal Welfare Act license. The license, which allows businesses to display animals publicly, had been suspended in 1997 for other...
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...Thinking about how the street dogs are treated, she couldn't stand it and sought out the volunteer-run Cayo Animal Welfare Society to ask about adopting the dog. At first, it didn't seem like it would happen. Mandy Cyphers is a founding...
Some SeaWorld mammals live longer in captivity

...better, which is really what they should be shooting for)," said Naomi Rose, a marine mammal scientist at the Animal Welfare Institute in an email, referring to the overall captive orca population.Jett said the killer whales grow restless...
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USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

FAIRBANKS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture accused the University of Alaska Fairbanks of possible Animal Welfare Act violations in the starvation deaths of 12 musk oxen at the school's large-animal research station.USDA spokeswoman Tanya...
GHS appoints new executive director and dedication. The Gastineau Humane Society is a private, non-profit shelter dedicated to the promotion of animal welfare and prevention of animal cruelty and suffering. GHS helps relinquished and abandoned pets by providing medical care...
UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...administrative law judge for the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the civil penalty Thursday for violating of the Animal Welfare Act. An animal rights group that initially filed a complaint over the deaths in 2011, prompting a USDA investigation...
SE Alaska nonprofit working to change pet welfare

...that people are on long waiting lists to adopt from the local humane society.The Ketchikan area is far behind in animal welfare issues, she said, and SOFA has plans to increase education locally and in nearby communities.SOFA's first event...
Humane society awarded grant

...the Gastineau Humane Society of Juneau is one of 10 animal welfare organizations nationwide to receive a grant from the...established in 1969 to provide financial assistance to animal welfare agencies for shelter expansion or improvements. The...
Northwest Digest

...The company is providing a free test run for the city Parks Department, which has an agreement with the Progressive Animal Welfare Society to look into nonlethal means of controlling the problem. The geese don't migrate if there's food year-round...


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