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humane society

n
(Sociology) an organization for promotion of humane ideals, esp in dealing with animals
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SEVENTY-FIVE Men presented themselves before the President of the Humane Society and demanded the great gold medal for life-saving.
The amiable old gentleman, it seemed, had intended to leave the whole to the Royal Humane Society, and had indeed executed a will to that effect; but the Institution, having been unfortunate enough, a few months before, to save the life of a poor relation to whom he paid a weekly allowance of three shillings and sixpence, he had, in a fit of very natural exasperation, revoked the bequest in a codicil, and left it all to Mr Godfrey Nickleby; with a special mention of his indignation, not only against the society for saving the poor relation's life, but against the poor relation also, for allowing himself to be saved.
When they stopped to change at Coventry, the steam ascended from the horses in such clouds as wholly to obscure the hostler, whose voice was however heard to declare from the mist, that he expected the first gold medal from the Humane Society on their next distribution of rewards, for taking the postboy's hat off; the water descending from the brim of which, the invisible gentleman declared, must have drowned him (the postboy), but for his great presence of mind in tearing it promptly from his head, and drying the gasping man's countenance with a wisp of straw.
He had signalized his arrival in London, some months ago, by going overboard from a police boat into the Thames to rescue a half-drunken lighterman, and when the Humane Society had voted him their medal, he had accepted it only on condition that the presentation was private and kept out of the papers.
Schaefer, who has handled numerous high-profile divorce cases, has fundraised upwards of $30,000 each of the past two years for the humane society through its Dog House program, and now the organization has elected him to its Board of Directors.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-January 10, 2018-Community Bank raises more than USD 45,000 for Pasadena Humane Society
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 10, 2018-Community Bank raises more than USD 45,000 for Pasadena Humane Society
Karla Bard, Director of Medical Operations at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, led a presentation of landmark research findings at the annual meeting of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) at their special veterinary session on Saturday, October 7th in Atlanta, GA.
The Greenhill Humane Society has found permanent homes for nine small dogs rescued from a hoarding situation - only to see eight more puppies born at the shelter.
a global leader in intelligent video management software, today announced that with the help of donations of software and hardware from Aimetis, in addition to generous donations from Bulldog Fire & Security and Axis Communications, the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society have installed a new, sophisticated video surveillance system.
SHUMAKER, LOOP & KENDRICK in Tampa donated $1,700 to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
and Barnum & Bailey Circus has received a nearly $16 million settlement from a number of animal-rights groups, including the Humane Society of the United States, ending a 14-year legal battle initiated over unproven allegations of mistreated elephants.

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