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Minneapolis can and should prohibit animal circuses

Published 09/11/07

"An amendment calling for stronger oversight is not enough, and the arguments for it are insufficient," say two members of the Minneapolis City Council, rebutting a previous argument against a proposed city ordinance to ban wild animals in circuses.

The city can and should prohibit animal circuses
Ralph Remington and Cam Gordon
Star Tribune

Stricter Control on Exotic “Pets” Needed at the Local Level

Published 09/10/07

A recent editorial in The Oakland Press of Pontiac, Mi, stresses that wild animals of any kind can be dangerous and should be left in their natural environment. Michigan has a partial ban on possessing exotic animals, but that ban does not include reptiles. Needed are stricter ordinances at the community level.

Exotic Pet Ownership Needs to Be Regulated
Editorial
The Oakland Press

My Dog Is Cool AND in the newspapers

Published 08/30/07

API continues to garner media attention as the resource for information on how hot parked cars get in the summertime, and the sometimes fatal damage that heat can do to dogs left inside while the owner steps away “just for a minute.”

You can learn more about how to avoid “hot car” situations and what you can do to keep your best friend cool at www.MyDogIsCool.com.

Dogs at risk if left in cars
Scott McKimmy
Toledo Free Press

Madison [NH] man charged in heat-induced death of dog
Faith Swymer
Union Leader

 

“Coyotes in Our Midst” AND all over the news!

Published 08/01/07

API has been in the media nationwide advising communities and assisting animal control agencies on how to successfully co-exist with coyotes. Click here to find out more about living with coyotes, or to order some of API’s valuable materials (living with coyotes doorhangers, etc.) for distribution in your neighborhood.

Coyotes 1, Chicago 0
Kristen Kridel
Chicago Tribune

Coyotes in park dog attack had been fed by humans
Marisa Lagos
San Francisco Chronicle

API featured on FOX Sacramento story on keeping dogs out of hot cars this summer

Published 06/26/07

U.S. government-commissioned study recommends reducing, even ending, toxicity testing on animals

Published 06/19/07

Young Elephant Dies in Seattle Zoo

Published 06/14/07

Special Investigation: Dangerous Exotic Animals as Pets in Ohio

Published 05/25/07

What's in your pet food

Published 05/23/07

Animals often pay the price when they become exotic pets

Published 05/10/07

I am an Elephant

Published 04/20/07

API’s “What’s Really in Pet Food” report helps guide San Francisco guardians

Published 04/11/07

API on Good Morning America

Published 04/04/07

In case you missed it, API was featured in a story on Good Morning America commenting on the sad story of a coyote who wandered into a downtown Chicago Quizno’s on Tuesday. The clip of the interview is not online but there is a story about the coyote that you can view here. This story is a great reminder that we can successfully co-exist with these resilient creatures and API has all the materials to show you how!

 

Clinic announces food testing for concerned pet owners

Published 03/30/07

Pet Food Recall: What You Can Do to Save Your Animal

Published 03/20/07

The Menu foods pet food recall is all over the news. If you’d like more information on what’s in pet food and why you might want to consider changing the way you feed your special companions, visit Dr. Jean Hofve’s web site. Dr. Hofve is one of the authors of API’s “What’s Really in Pet Food?” report and she’s deeply concerned about what we may have unknowingly been feeding our friends. If you believe your animal was sickened by food from the Menu Foods recall, visit www.petconnection.com to find out how to report it.

Circus Animal Mistreatment Highlighted

Published 03/12/07

Boss Hog

Published 02/01/07

Safari’s I can see, hunters are getting desperate

Published 01/26/07

Strict Vegan Ethics, Frosted With Hedonism

Published 01/25/07

Uncruel Beauty

Published 01/11/07

Ohio lawmaker seeks regulation of dangerous wild, exotic animals

Published 01/02/07

Eagles and lynx in traps fuel API’s ESA suit in Maine

Published 12/12/06

Bald eagle caught in trap in Maine

Published 12/07/06

EU proposes to ban the sale of cat and dog fur

Published 11/21/06

60 Minutes to look at the plight of tigers in the wild

Published 11/17/06

API’s exotic “pet” investigation spurs ABC News “20/20” report

Published 10/26/06

API files suit in Maine to stop trapping of endangered species

Published 10/16/06

“An Elephant Crackup?”

Published 10/10/06

Governor Schwarzenegger signs API-sponsored bill, SB 1806, into law

Published 09/26/06

API files suit in Minnesota to stop endangered species from dying in cruel traps

Published 09/20/06

Ringling Bros. “blue tour” has arrived in Northern California!

Published 08/31/06

“Pet” monkey attacks two people; sends teenage girl to hospital

Published 08/30/06

Sacramento County Bans Pound Seizure

Published 08/09/06

Exotic animal owner responds to complaints filed with the USDA

Published 08/07/06

Even cats love cool dogs!

Published 08/04/06

Study shows MN lynx numbers declining rapidly

Published 07/10/06

When is enough, enough?

Published 06/22/06

Going, going, gone?

Published 06/14/06

Ringling Bros. battles to keep elephants

Published 06/06/06

Ohio Woman Mauled by Neighbor’s Escaped Bear

Published 05/25/06

Taxpayers fund wildlife eradication at behest of ranchers

Published 05/19/06

The California “Elephant Bill”, sponsored by API, continues to spur nationwide debate

Published 05/15/06

Ringling violating the endangered species act?

Published 05/02/06

Wouldn’t be a circus without elephants … would it?

Published 04/21/06

Group targets trappers in Maine

Published 04/20/06

Spotty oversight for Californians who own exotic animals

Published 04/17/06

Do “cruelty-free” and “not tested on animals” labels on cosmetics really mean anything?

Published 04/06/06

Study Finds Killing Coyotes Does Nothing More Than ... Kill Coyotes

Published 03/30/06

Humans Spur Worst Extinctions Since Dinosaurs

Published 03/27/06

Drug Tested on Animals Sickens Humans

Published 03/22/06

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