The State of the Animal Rights Dialogue

Critter News

This opinion piece is from the Christian Science Monitor in 2002. It may be almost 7 years old, but I think it is as relevant now as it was then. Worth reading and, I think, some reflection.

Lion Population Decreasing in Kenya

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Kenya's lion population has dropped from an estimated 2,749 in 2002 to 2,280 in 2004 and probably just 2000 individuals in 2009. I've been reading a lot about threatened elephants and primate populations in Africa and wondered about lions. One rarely hears about how they are doing. But, unfortunately, they are in trouble too. This article talks about the specific situation in Kenya. The storyline is all too familiar.

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Rocky & Bella, Inc. earns National Animal Supplement Quality Seal

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Since 2002, NASC has been the leader in educating consumers, veterinarians and business partners about credible animal supplement products and companies that have successfully completed facility audits of specific, nationally recognizes standards through the Quality Seal Program. Bryn Mawr, Penn.—Pet Pet supplement company Rocky & Bella, Inc.

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Why Is the Federal Government Awarding Contracts to a Company That Was Involved in Smuggling Primates?

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But, according to , they have been successful in getting other government contracts" WORLD WIDE PRIMATES INC (16450 SW 180TH ST in MIAMI, FL; small business): $362,855 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2006 Contracts for Live Animals, Not Raised for Food, Laboratory Equipment and Supplies by Army, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $42,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $37,145; 2005: $282,120; 2006: $1,590.

Vile Practices at Tulare County, CA Animal Shelter

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According to an investigative report by the Sheriff’s Office, Sargeant admitted that he had not had an official contract with Tulare County Animal Control since 2002 and that contract had allowed him to take only feline carcasses, yet he had continued to acquire dog and cat carcasses frequently from the shelter whenever Harmon called to tell him that euthanized animals were ready for pick up. I grew up in the San Joaquin Valley and am familiar with Tulare County.

Thinking Pink for Pups

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Dogtopia was founded by Nichols in 2002 in Tyson’s Corner, VA. Founded in 2002, Dogtopia® prides itself on being a place where pets are valued as family and where dogs enjoy endless playtime and spa treatments in a positive environment. Breast cancer is something that is near and dear to our family. Both of my grandmothers had it, one of whom lost their life to it. So of course when we got this press release we were more than happy to share the word.

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Happy 50th Anniversary Jane Goodall Institute

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theses; More than 30 books (including the best-sellers by Dr. Goodall In the Shadow of Man in 1971, Through a Window in 1990, Reason for Hope in 1999, and a number of books for children); Nine films (including those produced by the National Geographic Society and Animal Planet, and an IMAX film with Science North in 2002); Hundreds of popular articles, secondary writings, radio and television interviews; and.

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Pet Paradise Resort to donate ALL pet hair clippings

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Pet Paradise was formed in 2002 and currently has 13 facilities in operation of which nine are located throughout Florida; two are in Houston, and one each in New Orleans and Charlotte. We sure love to share great press releases like this one! Did you know that pet hair clippings (and human hair too) can be used to help clean up oil? Read on to learn what Pet Paradise is going to do to help with the massive oil spill.

Steven M. Wise on Legal Rights for Animals

Animal Ethics

In 2002 the German Parliament amended Article 26 of the Basic Law to give nonhuman animals the right to be “respected as fellow creatures” and to be protected from “avoidable pain.” The legal rights of nonhuman animals might first be achieved in any of three ways. Most agree that the least likely will be through the re-interpretation or amendment of state or federal constitutions, or through international treaties.

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Environmental Groups Call For End To USDA Wildlife Killing

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The number of carnivores killed has also increased since 2005, which is of particular concern to conservation biologists, since these animals play vital roles in ecosystems; • Dangerous - Between 2002 and 2006, Wildlife Services failed several federal audits to safely inventory, store, and control access to chemical weapons, and in 2007 the agency itself admitted that it had experienced a “wake of accidents.” Environmental groups have called on Obama to get rid of the USDA's Dept.

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Confused about Dog Day Care?

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Dog lover and entrepreneur Amy Nichols is President and CEO of Dogtopia, an upscale dog day care and spa franchise started in 2002. Live in Bethesda, MD? Then you are lucky enough to have access to a great doggy day care called Dogtopia. If not, this article from Dogtopia CEO Amy Nichols, can still help you make a good choice in doggy day care in your area. Unleashing’ 5 Facts.

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Preparing Your Pup for a Trip to the Park

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After researching industry trends and carefully planning the venture to serve dogs and their busy owners, Amy founded the first Dogtopia, a full-service dog day care, spa and boutique, in 2002. This is a guest post from Amy Nichols, founder and CEO of Dogtopia. With June here and the weather heating up, more and more dog owners will be treating their pups to an afternoon at a neighborhood dog park.

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Earth Day Lecture

Animal Ethics

Professor Jenni made her debut appearance in DeKalb in September 2002 when she presented her paper “The Power of the Visual” at the Northern Illinois Ethic Consortium’s inaugural conference Ethics in Contemporary Life. Since a number of "Animal Ethics" readers reside in the northern Illinois area, I thought I would call your attention to an exciting lecture that is taking place on Northern Illinois University's campus. This Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, at 6:00 p.m., Kathie L. Jenni, Ph.D.

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Animal Advocates' Successes Have Factory Farmers Running Scared

Animal Ethics

Consider some of the victories: On November 5th, 2002, more than two and a half million Floridians voted "Yes" on Amendment 10 to amend the state constitution and prohibit the use of gestation crates , narrow metal cages where breeding pigs are kept for most of their lives. A column entitled "Ag Industry Threatened by Animal Rights" appeared in today's High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal [ HPMAJ ].

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Sonia Sotomayor on Empathy

Animal Ethics

Sonia Sotomayor, " A Latina Judge's Voice ," Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 13 [2002]: 87-93, at 88) Note from KBJ: Does Judge Sotomayor have empathy for animals? For me, a very special part of my being Latina is the mucho platos de arroz, gandoles y pernir —rice, beans and pork—that I have eaten at countless family holidays and special events.

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Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day

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Founded in 2002 and with over 1,800 service areas in the United States, Fetch! Paul Mann with dogs. The following is a guest post from Paul Mann, founder of Fetch! Pet Care. Five Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween Day. Fetch! Pet Care Helps to Promote Humane Halloween. Halloween may be full of tricks and treats for humans, but the holiday does not hold the same appeal for our pet counterparts. In fact, Halloween can be a downright frightening time for pets.