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- July 26, 2014
- Dog Days of SummerDog Days of Summer
Time: 11:00 am
Stop by the ARC booth at Dog Days of Summer, the annual fundraiser for Alimagnet Dog Park on Saturday, July 27 at the Alimagnet Dog Park, 1200 Alimagnet Parkway in Burnsville, Minnesota from 11am-3pm, rain or shine. The event is free, provides goodie bags for the first 300 people, has dozens of vendors/exhibitors, silent auction, raffle, various dog-related entertainment, and more, with all proceeds going to dog park improvements. at 11:00 am
- VegKins Potluck and Play DateVegKins Potluck and Play Date
Time: 11:30 am
VegKins parents - bring your kids and join us at Fuller Park (located at the intersection of W 48th Street and Grand Ave S in Minneapolis) and bring a favorite vegan dish or two. Please bring your own plates, napkins, and cups also. Fuller Park has a wading pool as well as playground equipment and is less than a block away from Ethique Nouveau, the only all vegan store in Minnesota. RSVP to the Vegkins gmail address: VegKins@gmail.com and please indicate what you will be bringing, or if not sure, choose a category (main dish,dessert, fruit, drink, etc.). at 11:30 am
- Dog Days of SummerDog Days of Summer Time: 11:00 am
- July 27, 2014
- Dineout at The VegetarianDineout at The Vegetarian
Time: 5:30 pm
Please join us at The Vegetarian, 109 S. Washington St. in the little town of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. We think it is pretty great that a small town like this has an almost all vegan family-run restaurant featuring Indian cuisine. www.vegetarian-scf.com. RSVP at Minneapolis Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/ at 5:30 pm
- Dineout at The VegetarianDineout at The Vegetarian Time: 5:30 pm
- July 30, 2014
- ARC In Action MeetingARC In Action Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
ARC In Action meetings are held every Wednesday from 7-8pm at our vegan store and ARC headquarters, Ethique Nouveau, located at 317 W. 48th St. in South Minneapolis (on 48th St. between Lyndale and Nicollet). Everyone is welcome - you do not have to be an ARC member to attend. Come out, meet other people who care about animals as much as you do, and see how you can get involved. If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail Dallas at firstname.lastname@example.org. at 7:00 pm
- ARC In Action MeetingARC In Action Meeting Time: 7:00 pm
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The Animal Rights Coalition operates Ethique Nouveau; a vegan boutique, where all purchases help fund our animal advocacy programs, at 317 W. 48th St. in Minneapolis. The ARC office is located at the same address.
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When Rescuing Really Means Killing: A Follow-up
We recently posted some questions regarding the killing of about 130 cats that the Animal Humane Society reportedly “rescued” from a mobile home in St. Anthony, Minnesota. In response to ARC’s expressed concerns, and concerns expressed by many other animal advocates, the AHS board issued a form letter response on April 6.
In their response, the AHS board failed to address the serious issues raised. Instead, they simply recited their talking points that killing the cats was necessary to keep people and animals safe from disease, points that had already been widely discredited by many knowledgeable authorities.
ARC has learned that nationally recognized veterinarians with expertise in shelter medicine have written AHS and stated that there is “no veterinary basis for such a statement.” Veterinarian, bioethicist, and syndicated columnist Dr. Michael Fox and consulting veterinarian, lecturer, and trainer Dr. Linda Wolf are distributing a public letter to the AHS board in which they chastise the organization for the killings, and for the failure of the board to address the issues brought to them. Read the letter from Drs. Wolf and Fox, along with the form letter response from the AHS Board of Directors to complaints about the killing of the cats in St. Anthony, and then contact the AHS Board via email to tell them that the serious questions raised by the community deserve to be fully answered – and not brushed off with a letter that fails to address any of the questions raised.