Friday, July 18, 2014

World: Animal Alerts from AnimalPetitions.org

From: "Animal Petitions" <please-help@animalpetitions.org>
Date: Jul 18, 2014 10:09 AM
Subject: Animal Alert


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Thank Congress for Protecting Life-Saving Work of Mobile Veterinarians


VeterinarianMobile veterinarians rely on their ability to travel to unpredictable locations, but DEA officials recently tried to prevent them from doing so. Thank Congress for passing an act that allows mobile veterinarians to continue their life-saving work.


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Success: Greater Protection Offered for Pets on Planes


planeTwice as many airlines will now report on incidents that put the health and safety of animals at risk, a step toward better accountability in the industry. Thank decision makers for prioritizing greater protection for pets traveling by plane.


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Success: Swans Protected from Eradication


swansThe decision to kill a population of swans was recently stalled, but it is now up to New York's governor to stop the slaughter for good. Applaud the postponement of the killing, and urge the governor to prevent it altogether.


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Stop Animal Testing From Continuing Further


800px-Cute_kittenAnimal testing is expensive, cruel, and because the subjects are animals, the results often do not accurately indicate how a human body will react to that treatment or cosmetic. It is therefore unacceptable to allow animal testing to continue any longer. Help us demand that the British government make good on their promise to reduce the amount of animal testing done in their laboratories.


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Demand Justice for Hanged Dog


Staffordshire_Bull_Terrier_600A young dog was found hanging on a railing outside of an English primary school. The innocent animal had clearly suffered prior to its gruesome and untimely death. Urge authorities to do everything in their power to capture this sick killer.


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Save Captive Birds from Violent Feather Plucking


728px-Psittacus_erithacus_-feather_plucking_-pet-6Captive white pigeons have begun violently plucking fellow birds' feathers, indicating malnutrition, overcrowding, or bullying among the zoo's bird population. Urge the zoo's owner to increase the size of the birds' habitat and to ensure that they are regularly fed and monitored.


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Protect Manatees From Further Habitat Loss


4587175202_ee85f27e0d_bDespite record deaths among manatees in the last few years, libertarian groups recently filed a petition to have them classified as threatened rather than endangered. Urge the Fish and Wildlife Service to reject this petition and maintain the current protections for manatees.


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Allow Veterinarians to Transport Life Saving Drugs


healthy horseControlled substances are illegal to carry, but are often necessary for veterinarians to treat home-bound animals. A bill has been introduced to allow veterinarians to carry these live saving drugs; urge President Obama to sign this important bill into law.


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Keep Sick Pets Out of Overcrowded Animal Shelters


Puppy MillMany pet store animals come from unregulated breeding facilities that commonly produce sick animals. Consumers who unknowingly buy these sick pets often surrender them to overcrowded animal shelters when veterinary bills become too high. Demand that stores reimburse vet fees for all sick pets sold.


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More to read:

Applaud Environmental Groups for Protecting Endangered Turtles
Applaud Movement to Save Pets From Dying in Hot Cars
Praise Conservation of Sea Turtle Habitat
Punish Teen for Shooting Cat
Demand Revision of Outdated Animal Welfare Laws
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