ASPCA: Weekly eNewsletter, 9-8-06

September 8th, 2006 2:46 pm by Kelly Garbato

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From: ASPCA – news-alert [at] aspca.org
Date: Sep 8, 2006 7:00 AM
Subject: Pet Poison Alert: Polyurethane Glue/Shelter Dogs Rock!

SEPTEMBER 8, 2006

Welcome to our weekly email newsletter, your source for the latest news from our animal welfare community and information on pending humane legislation.

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ASPCA NEWS ALERT
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STICKY SITUATIONS: 740% INCREASE IN CASES OF PETS INGESTING POLYURETHANE GLUE

Imagine this scenario: a young boxer pup gets into a tube of polyurethane glue, accidentally left out when his owners were doing home repairs. By the next morning the pup is vomiting, and his abdomen is swollen and tender. A visit to the veterinarian reveals that the expanding adhesive did just that–expand–in the dog’s stomach, turning into a hard, solidified mass requiring emergency surgery. But what’s really astounding? The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is seeing more and more cases just like this one.

ASPCA SUCCESS STORY OF THE WEEK: TWO “P”s IN A POD

Patch and Petey are the perfect pooches–just ask their pet parents!

DECK THE HALLS FOR FALL AT 1-800-FLOWERS.COM

Dress your home up with a festive arrangement or gift basket–and help support the ASPCA with your purchase.

PLANNED GIVING UPDATE: THE PENSION PROTECTION ACT OF 2006

Are you or your parents over age 70 1/2? Here’s some info you’ll need to know.

HAPPENING TOMORROW: CINCINNATI ADOPTION EVENT KICKS OFF NATIONAL PROGRAM TO HELP HOMELESS PETS

You usually don’t go to the grocery store to adopt a pet, but Cincinnati pet lovers can head out to Kroger in Anderson Township on Saturday, September 9, to do just that.

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FIGHTING CRUELTY IN YOUR STATE

Find out who has the power to investigate and arrest instances of animal cruelty in your state–and what they can and cannot do.

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