Best Friends Animal Society Helps You Protect Your Pets this Independence Day

4 The Love Of Animals

Best Friends four-legged Celebrity Ambassador Lassie encourages everyone to protect pets this Independence Day weekend by keeping them in a safe, comfortable place inside the house during fireworks.

2014 223

McKee Project Expands Work into Guatemala and Other Latin American Countries

Critter News

At the end of 2007, the World Society for the Protection of Animals selected the McKee Project to work on spay/neuter programs in Guatemala. Tags: spay and neuter latin america This is a great group that I've spotlighted before. Although they are best known for their work in Costa Rica, they also work in Mexico and Panama. I recently subscribed to their newsletter which comes out in both Spanish and English versions.

Trending Sources

Disneynature Chimpanzee

4 The Love Of Animals

The money will help to protect chimpanzees and their habitats, now and into the future. The film opens in North America on April 20, 2012. Celebrate Earth Day, April 20, 2012, by seeing the latest Disneynature film, True-Life Adventure, CHIMPANZEE!

2012 173

On Jeff Corwin's 100 HEARTBEATS

Animal Person

Consider this: Every month, it takes $12 billion to fund America's involvement in the Iraq War. For only $450,000, we could buy almost all of the habitat neded to protect Ecuador's remaining frogs.

2010 140

Walk for Farm Animals Scheduled for this Fall

Critter News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Meredith Turner, Farm Sanctuary, 646-369-6212, mturner@farmsanctuary.org 2011 Walk for Farm Animals Aims to Raise $1 Million for Abused and Neglected Farm Animals Thousands of People in More Than 35 Cities Across North America to Gather for Family-Friendly Event That Promotes Compassion for ALL Animals WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. From the Farm Sanctuary.

We Interrupt Regularly Scheduled.

Animal Person

In writing my new book Hoodwinked (Random House, Nov 2009 publication date), I recently visited Central America. Memories are short in the US, but not in Central America. I was told by a Panamanian bank vice president, “Every multinational knows that if Honduras raises its hourly rate, the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean will have to follow.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomes a baby white rhinoceros!

4 The Love Of Animals

Kisiri, Tambo and another female white rhino were airlifted from Kruger National Park in South Africa in 2001 through the efforts of the International Rhino Foundation (IRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of rhinos.

Mark Zuckerberg ‘Likes’ Two New Dogs

4 The Love Of Animals

They have a protective instinct and will even sleep across thresholds within your house, taking position. This breed is incredibly loyal and penchant for protection. LA-Based Zoom Room CEO and Dog Training Expert Explores the Breeds He Chose.

2011 232

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Keith, I am writing today to ask for your help in raising awareness about the 2011 Walk for Farm Animals, a series of fun, community-focused events taking place in more than 35 cities across North America this fall to promote kindness to animals and raise vital funds to support the lifesaving work of Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization.

Mad over Maltese

4 The Love Of Animals

Best friend and protective- pampering parent, you will have to switch roles and shift gears with these sprightly creatures before blinking an eyelid. In America they first appeared as participants in the sophisticated Westminster Kennel Club shows. Mad over Maltese. .

2013 243

ALDF Calling for An Animal Abuser Registry

Critter News

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is working to ensure convicted animal abusers are exposed and prevented from harming new victims by promoting model legislation that would establish an animal abuser registry in every community across America. But we need much more support, in districts across the nation, to protect all Americans from repeat offender animal abusers. Here's the email I got from ALDF.

ALDF 100

Cute of the day: Baby White Rhino!

4 The Love Of Animals

Mlelani, Tambo and another female white rhino were airlifted from Kruger National Park in South Africa in 2001 through the efforts of the International Rhino Foundation (IRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of rhinos. TAMPA, Fla.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: In his past comments about protecting animals and nature, Pope Benedict XVI is building upon the Roman Catholic Church’s tradition of promoting faithful stewardship of all creatures (“ A Cat Lover in the Vatican Strikes a Chord With Cat Lovers Around the World ,” news article, April 20). The United Methodist Church supports the humane treatment of farm animals and calls for the protection of endangered species.

Dog Park Dangers

4 The Love Of Animals

Today’s guest post comes from: Heather Reynolds is a pet lover and internet journalist at Trupanion , North America’s fastest growing pet insurance company. You can’t guarantee the other dogs at the park are in great health, but you do your best to protect your dog if they aren’t.

2011 169

Flight to Freedom

4 The Love Of Animals

ADI, which has previously rescued and relocated animals in Europe, South America and Africa have described it as one of the most complex logistical operation they have ever undertaken but say it will be worth all of the effort when the animals walk free. ADI gathered evidence has led to campaigns and legislative action all over the world to protect them.

ADI 138

82-foot-long “Rescue Rig” on Way to Missouri

4 The Love Of Animals

For all those affected, please know that America’s thoughts are with you and help is on the way.&#. American Humane Association has been protecting children and animals since 1877. Following the devastating tornado that ravaged Joplin, Missouri, American Humane Association has mobilized its famed Red Star Animal Emergency Services™ team to help the animal victims there.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Consumer boycotts and protective laws are desperately needed. For example, while Proposition 2 would provide greater freedom of movement, it would very likely compromise other factors necessary to ensure the overall welfare of the animals, especially with regard to protection from disease and injury. To protect the welfare of the animals as well as the safety of America’s food supply, the A.V.M.A.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Earlier this month, NASA released new satellite photographs showing continued illegal cutting of the Mexican fir forests where virtually all of eastern North America’s monarch butterflies spend the winter. Migratory birds protect forests and crops from insect pests; butterflies, bats and other migratory species are important pollinators.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

America’s pork producers have met the environmental challenges and are proud of their achievements. Producers like me are ready to comply with tough new Environmental Protection Agency regulations that protect the nation’s water supply, by adopting a policy of zero discharge into rivers and streams. To the Editor: “ A Factory Farm Near You ” (editorial, July 31) is in a time warp.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

They’re about protecting a system that produces cheap food. I served on the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production, which released a report in 2008 that detailed exactly how much these “efficiencies” are costing America. To the Editor: Re “ Don’t Presume to Know a Pig’s Mind ” (Op-Ed, Feb. 20): Blake Hurst, a former hog farmer and president of the Missouri Farm Bureau, cautions that “we can’t ask the pigs what they think.” But we can ask, and they can answer.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

This program will create havoc on America’s small farms. I hope everyone who prefers local and pasture-raised animals will speak up and protect the source of their food and health. To the Editor: Re “ Plan for Tracking Animals Meets Farmers’ Resistance ” (news article, Dec. 13): I live in rural Pennsylvania. I have one older riding horse and occasionally some laying hens.

2006 40

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

March 14, 2007 To the Editor: Contrary to the assertions in Nicolette Hahn Niman’s attack on modern pork production, America’s 67,000 pork producers treat their animals humanely.

The True Costs of the Rhetoric of Terror Continue to Mount – Part 1

Animal Ethics

The law protects animal enterprises from courses of conduct designed to disrupt their normal profitable functioning. The Act wasn’t instituted to protect Americans from the dreaded terrorist threat posed by rabid animal activists, it was designed to protect the profits of those individuals and corporations that profit from the exploitation and abuse of animals. Cherished rights are being stripped away in the name of protection from terrorism.

2006 40

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

It also offers an equally harsh negative judgment of the federal authorities whose mandate is to protect the integrity of the public’s food supply chain but who have chosen to interpret this responsibility so lightly as to let such claims stand while ignoring repeated offenses by the industry. There are many of these, survivors of the industrialization of our food supply, in most cities and towns across America. To the Editor: Re “ The Burger That Shattered Her Life: Trail of E.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

The federal government needs to recommit itself to putting boots on the ground in America and elsewhere to inspect and protect our food supply. To the Editor: Your Feb. 21 editorial “ The Biggest Beef Recall Ever ” made some excellent points. Unfortunately, in a nation of more than 300 million people, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to produce enough wholesome food for everyone, especially as we start using our agricultural prowess to fuel our monstrous fleet of S.U.V.’s.

Meat, Cancer, and the Cumulative Case for Ethical Vegetarianism

Animal Ethics

At the time of slaughter, these frightened animals are inhumanely loaded onto trucks and shipped long distances to the slaughterhouse without food or water or protection from the elements. Ethical vegetarianism is the thesis that killing and eating animals is morally wrong whenever equally nutritious plant-based alternatives are available. The case for ethical vegetarianism starts with several uncontroversial premises.