06 Apr '12, 6am

End Gas Chamber Euthanasia in Michigan | Care2 Causes

End Gas Chamber Euthanasia in Michigan | Care2 Causes

Homeless pets in Gratiot County, Mich., saw a victory at the end of March when the Board of Commissioners voted to end the use of gas chambers for euthanasia at the Animal Control shelter. While the the decision to end the use of gas chambers is a victory, the board voted to continue supplying animals to R&R Research , a Class B dealer that has a laundry list of USDA citations for violating the Animal Welfare Act. The county’s contract with R&R Research expires in 2014 and will not be renewed. Until then, R&R will be receiving one animal a year to fulfill the contract, according to the Morning Sun. Gratiot County is the last county in the state that still supplies animals to Class B dealers and animal advocates hope that the decision not to renew the contract will lead to an end of the supply of shelter animals for research who should, instead, get a second chance at findi...

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Mickey Rourke Vows To Build Shelter For Romania's Stray Dogs | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 07 Apr '12, 4am

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coffeecupnews.org 08 Apr '12, 2am

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care2.com 07 Apr '12, 6am

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grist.org 05 Apr '12, 5pm

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care2.com 04 Apr '12, 11pm

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Not In My Easter Basket: Dyeing Chicks Should Be Banned | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 06 Apr '12, 3am

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care2.com 05 Apr '12, 8pm

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care2.com 01 Apr '12, 8pm

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Bahrain Hunger Striker At Risk of Death | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 07 Apr '12, 11am

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care2.com 06 Apr '12, 8pm

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Museum To Offer Paintings Of Euthanized Dogs | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 04 Apr '12, 4am

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care2.com 11 Apr '12, 2am

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