Animal rescues

Join the #BettyWhiteChallenge to support Lowcountry animal rescues

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – In honor of what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday on Jan. 17, people across the country are taking part in a social media challenge to support one of her most popular causes. dear. The #BettyWhiteChallenge encourages people to donate to animal philanthropies and support local animal rescues with a […]

Animal funds

60 North Coast Runners Help Protect the World’s Most Trafficked Animal

Sixty intrepid North Coasters braved the sweltering weather on Saturday afternoon by walking, jogging and running 5km for pangolin conservation. The Pubbing4Pangolins event saw participants start at CJ Cogan Park, before making stops at RE/MAX Dolphin Realtors, Fiamma Grill, Willard Beach, Hops, Concha Café and Mozambik. There were refreshments – often alcoholic – at each […]

Animal programs

Registrar / Senior Registrar / Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Surgery with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Full-time (38 hours per week), 12 months term employment, located on the Camperdown Campus Opportunity to provide best practices in veterinary surgery and services as Registrar or Senior Registrar or Veterinary Specialist HEO base salary 7/8/9 $106-145K pa + 17% superannuation + generous charge for registered specialist About the Opportunity This position is for a […]

Animal associations

Branson city leaders vote against animal ordinance; say that discussions on the issues could continue

BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) – Years of debate over a proposed animal ordinance in Branson have come to an end. City leaders rejected the six-to-zero proposal Tuesday night. Branson’s animal ordinance has been on hold since it was originally proposed in 2019. Groups like Shepherd of the Hills Humane Society say they are not surprised by […]

Animal programs

Veterinary nursing proves to be a perfect career for animal lovers

PROVIDED Palmerston North veterinary nurse Indy Carthew enjoys working with animals like the dog George. Indy Carthew always knew she wanted to work with animals, and despite suggestions that she should study veterinary science, she was not interested in surgery or diagnosis. “I wanted a job where I could spend as much time as possible […]

Animal associations

Pope urged to reconsider comments on human children versus animal companions

In Defense of Animals’ Interfaith Vegan Coalition and the Compassionate Consortium oppose Pope Francis’ recent statement that not having children and living with cats and dogs are selfish acts. In his speech of January 5, Pope Francis said: “A lot of couples don’t have children because they don’t want to, or they only have one […]

Animal programs

Pig heart transplant: University of Maryland doctors transplant animal organ into Maryland man

BALTIMORE, Md. – In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig’s heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said on Monday he was doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery . While it’s too early to know if the surgery will really work, it […]

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Researchers reduce breast cancer metastasis in animal models by altering the electrical properties of the tumor

In normal cells, voltage models provide a model for orderly growth. But with cancer, the opposite happens. Marked by a break in the normal electrical patterns generated by cells, they lose their specialized functions, begin to grow in a tumor and spread and disrupt the functioning of other tissues – metastases. As of yet, there […]