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Saving Whales a Cold Comfort Job

Saving Whales a Cold Comfort Job

Vladimir Negron
Jan 31, 2011

SYDNEY - The job description is forbidding: "No pay, Long hours, Hard work, Dangerous conditions, Extreme weather." So intense is the work environment, officials fear that someone may one day die on duty. But if Georgie Dicks hadn't...
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Haiti Recovering: An Inside Look at the Island's Animal Relief Effort, Post-Earthquake

Haiti Recovering: An Inside Look at the Island's Animal Relief Effort, Post-Earthquake

Vladimir Negron
Jan 12, 2011

It was not unlike any other day last January when an earthquake of enormous magnitude shook the tiny island of Haiti. If it had struck anywhere else, it would caused extraordinary damage, but the fact that it occurred in Haiti made it so much...
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Holiday Window Shopping: SPCA and Macy’s Team Up for 24th Annual Pet Adoption Campaign

Holiday Window Shopping: SPCA and Macy’s Team Up for 24th Annual Pet Adoption Campaign

Vladimir Negron
Dec 15, 2010

The San Francisco SPCA has again teamed up with Macy's for their annual Holiday Windows campaign. A winter staple since 1987, the pet-friendly mall display in Union Square encourages shoppers and pet lovers alike to visit and adopt some of San...
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Rachael Ray Serves Up the Sweet Stuff for Pet Charities

Rachael Ray Serves Up the Sweet Stuff for Pet Charities

Victoria Heuer
Nov 29, 2010

With all of the bad news that has been coming to light concerning pets that have been given up due to financial difficulties, it is heartening to know that there are still people who are actively committed to saving and rehoming these animals. One...
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Bissell Launches its Third Annual Most Valuable Pet Contest

Bissell Launches its Third Annual Most Valuable Pet Contest

Victoria Heuer
Jan 06, 2010

Do you think your pet is the best? The folks at Bissell want to prove you right. January marks the beginning of Bissell Homecare, Inc.'s third annual Most Valuable Pet Contest, in which they choose five prize winners based on which pet has received...
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No Buddy Gets Left Behind: SPCA Program Transports Dogs From War-Torn Iraq to the U.S.

No Buddy Gets Left Behind: SPCA Program Transports Dogs From War-Torn Iraq to the U.S.

Vladimir Negron
Feb 10, 2009

Roadside bombs, blown up bridges and insurgent firefights -- these are just some of the contingencies Operation Baghdad Pups (OBP) must face to accomplish their objective. Their mission: to rescue dogs and cats befriended by U.S. military personnel...
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