The following is a press release:
*"Like" Your Favorite Finalist on the Iams Facebook Page June 24 through June 28; Grand-Prize Winner** to "Star" in National Ad*
*WHO**: *Kozmo, a dog from Uniontown, Ohio, was named a finalist in the Iams Love Tails Contest that began on Valentine's Day. Kozmo and nine other finalists were awarded a cash prize and a year's supply of Iams pet food, plus the chance to be featured in a national advertisement for Iams.
*WHAT**: *Iams Love Tails is a nationwide contest in search of heartwarming love stories between pets and their owners. The grand-prize winning family and their pet will star in a national advertisement for Iams, featuring their real-life "Love Tail."
Dog and cat owners submitted their stories and photos for consideration from February 14 - March 3, 2013. Ten finalists were selected based on the unique bond that they share with their dogs and cats, and the important role Iams plays in those relationships.To read more or comment...
Howls & Growls Team — The Akron Zoo and the Magical Theatre in Barberton have teamed up to do 15 appearances to introduce the public to the Mike & Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge this summer and at the grand opening of the exhibit on July 20.
The team will be performing a short skit at several community interactive events, featuring a family living out in the woods talking about Grizzly Ridge, with kids playing the leading roles. Audience members will be expected to do the howl and growl hoedown.To read more or comment...
COLUMBUS: A new set of regulations meant to crack down on high-volume dog breeding operations in the state would ensure animals live in spacious, clean cages, receive veterinary care and are transported in safe enclosures.
The rules bolster the standards for treatment of animals housed in puppy mills and force the facilities to obtain state licenses. They were drafted by the state Department of Agriculture, but their implementation is being delayed for at least two weeks.
High-volume breeders had faced a Thursday deadline to apply for licenses. But the department has forgone it until the guidelines receive the approval of two state panels — one headed by Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor's office and the other consisting of a bipartisan group of legislators. The delay is expected to last at least two weeks.To read more or comment...
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