March 25, 2013

AHA bus provides students lesson in animal welfare

Students at Portland’s Glenfair Elementary School OregonAHABus were given a lesson in animal welfare at an American Humane Association’s Awareness Tour stop March 22. Students also were given an opportunity to board the AHA’s 82-foot mobile veterinary command center. The American Humane Association uses the rig when it attends to animals in natural disasters. The command center is equipped with veterinary services and rescue gear. Students also learned a little about Foster Farms during the tour stop. Foster Farms is co-sponsoring the tour. The AHA recently completed certifying all 42 Oregon and Washington Foster Farms ranches in the association’s animal welfare program. "We’re very fortunate to be working with them," said Ira Brill, communications director for Foster Farms. Read More


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