Archive for the ‘Guardian Campaign’ Category

Parma adds ‘guardian’ to animal-related ordinances

By Tina Kaufmann, | July 7, 2011 PARMA, Ohio - Parma becomes the first in the state to recognize pets as part of the family and change a term on all animal-related ordinances. City Council members approved changing the phrase pet "owner" to pet "guardian" on all animal-related ordinances. Holy Name High School student Brandon Yanak pushed for the change. "As more people begin to ... Full story

Animal cruelty: Guardians, not owners

ELIZABETH EVANS The York Dispatch Updated: 08/27/2010 11:11:51 AM EDT The power of words isn't lost on the York County SPCA -- especially the power words can have over those who can't speak for themselves. That's why in late 2009, the Emigsville shelter changed a simple term in its adoption contracts. Instead of being "owners," people adopting dogs, cats and other pets from the shelter are now ... Full story

Good Works: Middlebury DJ a voice for K9s

Bruce Zeman, host of  “The Wake-up Crew” morning show on Middlebury radio station WVTK-FM, has been awarded The Guardian Superstar Award from In Defense of Animals, an international animal protection organization. His dog Nathan also received the award. WVTK has been a pioneer for animals, not only in New England, but also across the nation. Led by Zeman's morning show, the station delivers a message of ... Full story
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