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The Red Cow: Bruce Was Born an Orphan

By Lana Kaiser | Published: 09/10/2012

Bruce was born an orphan - a tough way to start a life, especially if you are a calf born 21 days early by caesarian section and expected to live in a barn in March in Michigan…


The Red Cow: The Blue Cow

By Lana Kaiser | Published: 07/9/2012

From the time she was a calf, Blue stood out in the pasture…


We Live in a Marginal Zone

By Lana Kaiser | Published: 05/4/2012

Mother Nature is in control, and most times she has the last laugh.


Animal Legislation


More Dog Importation in the News…

By Patti Strand | Published: 07/7/2020

NAIA broke the story in 2000 and has been raising awareness of the dangers posed by the mass-importation of unvetted dogs into the U.S. for two decades…


New Jersey’s Research Community Welcomes Passage of Homes for Animal Heroes Act

By Administrator | Published: 01/14/2020

New Jersey’s thriving biomedical research community applauds the Legislature for passing Assembly Bill 3274/Senate Bill 2826, the “Homes for Animal Heroes Act.”


USDA Releases Key Report on Canine Imports

By Patti Strand | Published: 08/26/2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a key report finding that over 1 million dogs are imported into the U.S. each year. And, of those one million, less than one percent are subject to thorough health screenings…


Animal Research


New Jersey’s Research Community Welcomes Passage of Homes for Animal Heroes Act

By Administrator | Published: 01/14/2020

New Jersey’s thriving biomedical research community applauds the Legislature for passing Assembly Bill 3274/Senate Bill 2826, the “Homes for Animal Heroes Act.”


“Homes for Animal Heroes Act” Becomes Washington State Law

By Patti Strand | Published: 05/8/2019

Washington State Senate Bill 5212, known and cited as the “Homes for Animal Heroes Act,” was signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee on April 29, 2019, and becomes effective July 28, 2019.


Homes for Animal Heroes 5K

By Patti Strand | Published: 03/29/2018

Raise Awareness and Support: Join the NAIA fun run to help rehome canine heroes!


Animal Rights Extremism


Transparency

By Meagan Shetler | Published: 12/21/2017

This word is sadly sort of new to us in the industry, but we need to take it seriously.


Denver billboard… brought to you by the people who killed Maya - PETA

By Patti Strand | Published: 02/9/2015

American dog lovers call on Outfront Media to honor the Outdoor Advertising Association of America’s code of conduct and remove PETA’s hateful billboard, which is designed to discredit AKC breeders and hurt their upcoming dog…


Golden Age of Animal Research Ahead

By Dr. John Richard Schrock | Published: 03/12/2013

A recently published report of the limitations of mouse models has been used by the HSUS to justify their drive to end all animal use in research. However, this report in PNAS was a further refinement of our knowledge concerning…


Animal Rights vs Animal Welfare


Cosmetic Ear Cropping: An Open Letter

By Arnold L. Goldman DVM, MPH, NAIA Board Member | Published: 01/13/2020

The College of Veterinarians of British Columbia has a policy entitled “Cosmetic Ear Cropping of