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Posts Tagged "Francis Battista"

Ten years later: Reflections on Hurricane Katrina

A decade after Hurricane Katrina, Francis reflects on how the storm united animal lovers around a shared ideal that the lives of all pets matter.

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Full-circle win in Beverly Hills

Victory in Beverly Hills, where Best Friends’ work against puppy mills first began, after recent passage of retail pet sales ordinance.

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Who’s the guy in the dog suit? A DNA test will finally reveal the truth!

As part of our commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a DNA panel is being run on rescued dog Teddy. Guess his genetic identity and win.

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Puppy parties: The latest in prime-time support of puppy mills

Disappointment proves to be an understatement after a “Today” show segment endorses a puppy renting and selling business, instead of promoting pet adoption.

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Grand jury’s refusal to prosecute: A lack of compassion for cats

Be a voice for Tiger and all cats. Request that Kristen Lindsey’s veterinary license be revoked by the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

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Rebecca Guinn: Leading Atlanta to no-kill

Founder of LifeLine Animal Project will discuss her lifesaving model, utilized in Georgia’s DeKalb and Fulton counties, at the Best Friends National Conference.

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Animal control enforcement abuse costs lives

Enacting mandatory spay/neuter laws without providing easy access to low-cost or free services puts low-income pet owners and their animals at risk.

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Honoring the bonds forged in battle

Please ask your Senator to support amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, which would give adoption priority to military dogs’ handlers.

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Live from the Oxford Union: It’s Best Friends!

Best Friends CEO Gregory Castle, along with supporter Hilary Swank, address the members of the prestigious Oxford Union Society in Great Britain.

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You can’t put a price on your best friend

Fee-waived and reduced-fee promotions generate interest in cat and dog adoptions, make no difference in how pets are valued, and help save lives.

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