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11.26.2013 | | Posted at 05:00 PM

Help some pups in need this holiday season

By Amanda Sullivan
The nonprofit Milwaukee Pets Alive (MPA) recently purchased 100 community donation boxes for $776 ($476 for boxes and $300 for shipping) from an overseas vendor, but ended up receiving the shipment from the Chinese company Hotsun with much of the merchandize significantly damaged.As MPA’s Executive Director Lisa Grabowski states in the organization’s press release, “$776 is a fortune to a sm...
Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Ang Lee’s 3D fantasy

 No contemporary Hollywood director is bolder than Ang Lee—at least in the realm of trying new things. With Life of Pi, Yann Martel’s novel about an Indian boy shipwrecked on a lifeboat with a wild tiger is rendered in dazzling 3D. The boy, called Pi, goes down in the stormy Pacific on the way to Canada, where his zoo-keeping family
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
With more than 11 million supporters in the United States, the Humane Society is doing its part to ensure a hopeful future for animals by helping to connect them with loving people. Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the...
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Breed specific laws, in conjunction with incidents of violence highlighted in the media, make it hard for individuals to welcome a pit bull or pit bull mix into their home. With all the myths surrounding this over-bred, mistreated breed, Milwaukee can't help but teeter on the edge of an epidemic of unwanted...
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee County Zoo

The comparatively mild weather (at least by February standards) makes today a perfect day to get out and visit the Milwaukee Zoo, which is sponsoring one of its Family Free Days today. That means more money for you to spend in the gift shop.