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BBS Giveaway – Pet Fire Safety Awareness

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To make it easier, we’ve assembled some great tips to help you whip your fire prevention strategy into shape! Evacuation Strategies.

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8 Reasons Why Bringing Your Dog To Work Is A Good Idea

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Office Life – 8 Reasons Why Bringing Your Dog To Work Is A Good Idea. Today’s guest post is from Lloyd Burrell. It helps the staff let off steam.

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Top 5 Ways to Pet Proof Your Home

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To enjoy the most of your pet (and your home), it’s best to take action with these top 5 pet proofing strategies. See What Your Pet Sees.

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British Hospitals to Offer Meatless Alternatives

Critter News

Meat-free menus are to be promoted in hospitals as part of a strategy to cut global warming emissions across the National Health Service. It's all part of a campaign to cut carbon emissions. Some suggestions are likely to be controversial with patients' groups, especially attempts to curb meat eating and car use.

PETA Buying Corporate Stock

Critter News

I think this is a great strategy. I'm sure this is old news, but PETA keeps buying corporate stock to gain influence in corporate decision-making. From the AP. Companies don't always change their policies, but Byrne said the effort has paid off.

Puerto Rico Plans Huge Primate Breeding Facility to Supply Researchers

Critter News

In 2007, the National Academy of Sciences published a report calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to make a fundamental shift in its toxicity testing strategies away from testing on mammals and focusing increasingly on new, more accurate—not to mention, more ethical—in vitro toxicity testing. From the ALDF action alert page.

Choosing a food that is right for you and your dog

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The convenience of ‘ready-made’ dog meals has been the key to its success, and since then many brands and varieties have been created, all coupled with great marketing strategies utilizing colorful labels and pictures. They offer a variety of carefully balanced, nutritional foods catering for all different requirements. pet care

On the Vetsulin "Recall"

Animal Person

Every animal is different, so what I do with Violet won't be the ideal strategy for everyone. He just figures I know what I'm doing.

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National Justice for Animals Week

Critter News

ALDF’s Criminal Justice Program provides free legal assistance—including legal research and strategy suggestions, location of expert witnesses, and sample pleadings—to prosecutors handling cruelty cases and works to strengthen state anti-cruelty legislation. They sent me an email on the 21st, but I just got around to reading about it.

Just Two Lessons Learned for Today

Animal Person

To talk about the future as if we know what theory or strategy will lead to our goal doesn't make sense. I've decided that 20 lessons is a good number to stop at, and today I'll discuss what are probably the two most controversial ones, about the animal rights movement. Lesson #11. There's tremendous appeal in cliques. And that's fine.

Philip E. Devine on the Deontological Stop

Animal Ethics

A second vegetarian strategy is simply to reject as immoral the balancing of animal pains against human pleasures. Philip E.

On the Psychological Continuum

Animal Person

I do disagree with some of what follows, though, and agree with some as well (my comments are in italics): The animal rights movement must adapt their political campaigning strategies to these psychological facts. There is a general consensus that vegetarianism and veganism are different philosophically. How about this? No role?

Moral Vegetarianism, Part 8 of 13

Animal Ethics

In any case, which various political strategies would be most efficient for achieving humane treatment of animals is an empirical question. Vegetarianism is not obviously the best strategy, and its worth would have to be shown. For an explanation of this feature, click on “Moral Vegetarianism” at the bottom of this post. Certainly not.

Deconstructing Slate's "Pepper" Series

Animal Person

If Engber does a good job with anything, it's with pointing out the flaws in the strategies of pro-animal activists and in the outcomes of their campaigns. Let's deconstruct: Part I: Where's Pepper? I addressed this one last week. My fears about what the rest of the series would involve were all realized. Part II: Man Cuts Dog. And for what?