May 9, 2021

Valley News – Groups push for limits on rat poison in Mass. after bald eagle dies

Published: 5/6/2021 9:59:29 PM

Modified: 5/6/2021 9:59:27 PM

BOSTON — Animal rights groups are pressing Massachusetts lawmakers to limit the use of highly toxic rat poison following the death of a bald eagle blamed on the poison.

The bald eagle that died in March along the Charles River was poisoned after ingesting a toxic substance meant to kill vermin.

State wildlife officials said the eagle succumbed to poisoning from a “second-generation anticoagulant rodenticide.” The second-generation anticoagulants prevent blood from clotting normally, resulting in a fatal hemorrhage. They are more toxic than first-generation poisons.

It’s the first time that such a

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Dan Osborne picks up his security Rottweiler Tyson to protect wife Jacqueline and their family

Dan Osborne had a huge Rottweiler brought to his house on Thursday, after buying the pooch as a security dog to protect him, wife Jacqueline Jossa and their family.  

The TV personality, 29, was seen playing with the guard dog and taking him for a walk with members of the Total K9 team who had brought the pooch to his home.

He petted his new furry friend when it arrived at his property, and Dan was clearly enthused with the Rottweiler as he smiled while scratching it behind the ears.

Safety: Dan Osborne had his Rottweiler brought to his home

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North Dakota: Keller to retire from state vet position

Susan Keller is ready to spend more time with her family, cows and horses.

The long-time North Dakota state veterinarian will retire from the position the end of June.

As the state veterinarian for the N.D. State Agriculture Department and Board of Animal Health, she has served the state for nearly a quarter century, for two agriculture commissioners and many State Board of Animal Health members.

When her veterinary career started, she never thought she’d serve in a governmental capacity.

Growing up on the family dairy and beef farm near Kelly, Kansas, in the northeast corner of the state, she

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Law & Order: April 23-29

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between April 23-29. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations and the defendant and/or defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Friday, April 23
An officer conducted an after-hours security check of the 13-mile airport. 5:04 a.m. A caller reported a vehicle’s alarm going off at the ferry terminal. The responsible party has been notified. 9:34 a.m. An officer went to Nicholoff Way for K9 Training. 12:33 p.m. An officer provided security at the 13-mile airport. 1:59 p.m. An officer served court

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Elanco Animal Health Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

GREENFIELD, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today reported strong financial results for the first quarter of 2021, provided guidance for the second quarter of 2021, and updated guidance for the full year 2021. The results reflect the inclusion of the Bayer Animal Health business Elanco acquired on August 1, 2020.

“Elanco started the year with better than expected results, building on the strong momentum our business has shown since closing the Bayer Animal Health acquisition in August 2020,” said Jeff Simmons, president and chief executive officer at Elanco. “Over the past two years, we have

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Plans Underway to Make South Carolina a No Kill State!


“No Kill” is a term used in animal welfare that refers to the goal of saving “all healthy and treatable dogs and cats, typically about 90%. No Kill communities do not euthanize animals for space and they use data-driven and research-based strategies to bring euthanasia rates down and improve the quality of care for animals.

The concept of No Kill was introduced as early as the 1970s but gained major attention on the West Coast entering the 1990s with an article entitled In the Name of Mercy penned by Ed Duvin and was later effectively

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