Finally. Jasmine the Greyhound

Animal Person

I received this steadily for a month or two and still find it heartwarming. And for all of you naysayers, it was verified by Snopes. * It had been locked in the shed and abandoned. In an act of kindness, the police took the dog, which was a Greyhound female, to the nearby Nuneaton Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary, run by a man named Geoff Grewcock and known as a willing haven for Animals abandoned, orphaned or otherwise in need.

Guest Post: Foreclosures Threaten Pets As Well As People

4 The Love Of Animals

While many animal shelters already struggle on a day-to-day basis to care for the millions of unwanted animals that are dropped at their door, the numbers have grown to an almost unmanageable degree over the last few years. The culprit for this surge in animal homelessness is a testimonial to these trying times: human homelessness. So what does this mean for animal shelters that are already overflowing? Foreclosures Threaten Pets As Well As People.

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Tom Regan on Utilitarianism

Animal Ethics

The initial attractiveness of utilitarianism as a moral theory on which to rest the call for the better treatment of animals was noted in an earlier context. Because animals are sentient (i.e., But utilitarianism is not the theory its initial reception by the animal rights movement may have suggested. It provides no basis for the rights of animals and instead contains within itself the grounds for perpetuating the very speciesist practices it was supposed to overthrow.

"Animal Rights Terrorism"

Animal Ethics

For the record, I am opposed to violence in behalf of animals. I can't think of anything that does more harm to the cause of animal liberation. In the long run, the best thing we can do for animals is engage in rational persuasion. That means patiently showing people—one at a time, if necessary—that their own values commit them to changing the way they treat animals. If you're unwilling to abandon the principle, then you must abstain from meat.

Want to Help Feed Homeless Animals?

Animal Ethics

The Animal Rescue Site is having trouble getting enough people to click on it daily to meet their quota of getting free food donated every day to abused and neglected animals. It takes less than a minute to go to their site and click on the purple box "Click here to give" to fund food for animals for free. Helping to feed animals is just a click away. See here for the Snopes report on the Animal Rescue Site

Race for the Rescues

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4th ANNUAL “RACE FOR THE RESCUES” FUNDRASIER. Animal lovers Jane Lynch (Julie & Julia) and Carrie Ann Inaba (Dancing with the Stars) will help The Rescue Train host its 4th Annual 5k Run/Walk (3.1 This day of fun with Hollywood flair will raise funds for seven Los Angeles animal rescues, all non-profit 501c3 organizations, who together help save thousands of animal lives. The animals need us now more than ever!”.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: Re “ Mr. Puck’s Good Idea ” (editorial, March 26): Thank you for writing about the restaurateur Wolfgang Puck and his desire to buy meat raised humanely. If we are to live in a more peaceful world, we must abandon the cruelty on our plates. March 27, 2007 To the Editor: Livestock producers raise their animals under humane standards and under the care of a veterinarian. As for the environment, the pork industry prides itself on being a zero-discharge industry.