Baghdad Zoo Wants Animals

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It's bad enough to send animals to zoos, but to a zoo in Baghdad?? It makes me sick thinking about the animals already there (numbering 1,500 including lions and tigers.). Tags: zoos iraq No way.

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The BS of Animal Research

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People who support animal research cloak themselves in altruism. They are only researching on animals because they "put people first." It's just like what the Republicans did to the Democrats in the US before going into Iraq. If you didn't support the war in Iraq, or president w, then you were a traitor to your country. Tags: animal research I like this post on Primate Freedom.

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Pigs Used in Explosives Tests in Britain

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I wish we could stop killing animals for reasons related to killing humans. The tests "saved many lives" in Iraq and Afghanistan due to improvements in post-traumatic techniques, junior defence minister Quentin Davies said. Tags: UK animal research military pigs From the BBC News. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has defended its use of more than 100 pigs in explosive tests in Wiltshire.

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On Jeff Corwin's 100 HEARTBEATS

Animal Person

Here's the good news: This is a very readable explanation of how animals in the Hundred Heartbeat Club (there are 100 or fewer individuals in the wild today) got to be in the club. Consider this: Every month, it takes $12 billion to fund America's involvement in the Iraq War.

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Military Used Pigs in Brain Injury Research

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troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. car companies used live animals, including pigs, for crash tests until the early 1990s. They stopped after protests from animal rights groups, such as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Tags: rats animal experimentation military pigs Lovely.

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Welcome Home Mama & Boris: How a Sister’s Love Saved a Fallen Soldiers Beloved Dogs

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Pets In Iraq – Excerpt from Mama & Boris. Growing up, we always had animals. We both loved them, but it was Peter who seemed to communicate with the animals on a deeper level than anyone else we knew.

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And Man Created Dog

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A Veteran’s Best Friend ” – Meet an incredible therapy dog named Tuesday who helps an Iraq veteran to overcome his debilitating PTSD. And Man Created Dog originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on August 2, 2010.

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Service Members Get a Second Chance with Service Dogs

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FSD specifically focuses its efforts on donating these animals to disabled military veterans. “We Service Members Get a Second Chance with Service Dogs originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on July 10, 2010. Tags: news people helping animals

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From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Example: A reference to "still undemocratic Iraq" makes the assertion that eventually Iraq will be democratic. On the blog Animal Ethics (which I visited because of your reference to it) is the sentence "Let us temporarily assume for the sake of argument that it would be permissible to eat the flesh of an animal who was raised humanely and killed entirely painlessly."

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Thomas E. Hill Jr on the Basis of Human Dignity

Animal Ethics

What is uniquely important to Kant about moral conduct, however, is not its difficulty, orderliness, or purposelessness; it is rather the fact that moral conduct is the practical exercise of the noble capacity to be rational and self-governing, a capacity which sets us apart from the lower animals and gives us dignity. President Bush's invasion of Iraq could have been right (i.e.,