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HSUS 2013 Humane State Rankings

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Tennessee ranks 24 (40%) in the Humane Society’s Humane State Ranking based on a “comprehensive report rating all 50 states and D.C. on a wide range of animal protection laws” “dealing with animal cruelty and fighting, pets, wildlife, equines, animals in research, and farm animals.” Read the Full Report: A few Highlights: Tennessee Legislation […]

Noah Cyrus Calls On Kids To Refuse To Go To The Circus


Teen Actor With Superstar Family Teams Up With PETA Kids for Brand-New Video, Appeal to Hometown School Board to End Circus Field Trips From PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals)  January 14, 2014 “Nashville, Tenn. – Just days before Ringling Bros. arrives for its opening night in her home state of Tennessee, 13-year-old Noah […]

Heart ailment kills Buddha, the fat Nashville cat whose story went viral


Written By: Bonnie Burch Photography By: Shelley Mays Published Dec. 6 By: The Tennessean Buddha died December 5, 2013 “Buddha, Nashville’s famous fat cat that became a media sensation when his story went viral across the globe from Australia to Vietnam to England, died Thursday night. “Buddha was diagnosed as having a congenital heart defect. […]

Local Holiday Events


November 16 Holiday Pet Photos benefiting Nashville Humane Association 10am-2pm Nashville Humane Association, 213 Oceola Avenue, Nashville, TN Other Dates/Locations: November 23-Fontanel, 4225 Whites Creek Pike December 7-Nashville Pet Products, 2621 Cruzen Street “No appointment necessary. Photos will be taken from 10am – 2pm each day Starting at: $40 for 1 (one) 5×7 & 2 (two) 3×5‘s For […]

FDA Releases Progress Report on Jerky Pet Treat Investigation


3600 dogs affected thus far, read the FDA’s “update on its investigation into pet illnesses and deaths associated with jerky pet treats from China.”