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Teaching Kids Animal Compassion

4 The Love Of Animals

Choosing the right pet for your child is key. By Dr. Tim Hunt, DVM. Children can learn so many valuable lessons by caring for a pet. Having pets at a young age instills kids with a sense of confidence that they can take care of an animal and help it to live a thriving life. More importantly I find pets can be great therapy for kids.

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On Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems

Animal Person

Next year's Mind and Life Conference is called "Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems: A Dialogue Between Economics, Neuroscience and Contemplative Sciences." As for altruism and compassion in economic systems, I'd rather see a basis in social justice.

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On "Compassion," "Nonviolence" and "Justice"

Animal Person

Both animal rights groups and animal welfare groups use "compassion" frequently. Compassion" has been so diluted that most people don't bat an eyelash at the idea of " compassionate carnivores." Because I've been thinking about the evolution of my own thinking--and languaging--regarding animal rights.

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Celebrating a century of compassion: 100 years of animal rescue

4 The Love Of Animals

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Finding Shelter

4 The Love Of Animals

The film shares how the family has shared love and compassion for the homeless animals in their town. Finding Shelter is an amazing documentary about an English family who found themselves unexpectedly rescuing street animals in Bulgaria.

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Pigeons have tiny compasses in their heads

10,000 Birds

At some point, while I was in graduate school, it became apparent that I was going to study the problem of finding one’s way around.

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Quantico Has No Compassion for Feral Cats

Critter News

Quantico Military Base is really behaving cruelly when it comes to the feral cats on its base. They've prohibited feeding and want the animals trapped. If they are not adoptable, oh well, kill them. It is NOT the animals' fault that they have been abandoned to miserable lives. (Of

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Nancy Regan (1938-2021)

Animal Ethics

I lost a dear friend, and the world lost a champion of compassion and animal rights. It is with great sadness that I note the passing of Nancy Regan, co-founder of the Culture & Animals Foundation and lifelong animal advocate. Nancy Regan (1938-2021)

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Birdie Magnetic Sense and Human Generated Electromagnetic Fields

10,000 Birds

Hore & Henrik Mouritsen of Universität Oldenburg, Germany, have just published a paper in Nature called “ Anthropogenic electromagnetic noise disrupts magnetic compass orientation in a migratory bird ”. Svenja Engels, Nils-Lasse Schneider, Nele Lefeldt, Christine Maira Hein, Manuela Zapka, Andreas Michalik, Dana Elbers, Achim Kittel, P.

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Walk for Farm Animals Scheduled for this Fall

Critter News

These family-friendly events are an opportunity for those concerned with the cruel and horrific practices of factory farming to take a stand in support of compassion for animals and raise awareness about the mistreatment of animals raised for food.

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Help for the Wildlife of Delhi

10,000 Birds

They have compassion for all creatures, and need your help to keep up their wildlife rescue work. Here’s the campaign. Do you love birds? Love the wild world? Do you have a fascination with snakes? Because Nadeem and Mohammad Saud also rescue cobras from snake charmers.

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Nice Story for the Week

Critter News

but I hope it's the first step to a long life of love and compassion for all living things. A six-year donates his life savings to help sick sea turtles at the Florida Aquarium. It was only $53.50 (the kid's only six!),

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Note to Those Wanting Promotion: Pay Attention

Animal Person

And that's when I get e-mails like this: Dear Mary I’m Caroline and I’m one of the Supporter Services team members for Compassion in World Farming. Having read your blogs I thought you might like to hear about Compassion in World Farming’s Bake with Compassion fundraising week. But that was back in 2006. Eat More Veal?

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My first eLearning Blog Article

Hannah's Blog

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Mon troisieme article elearning

Hannah's Blog

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Europe's Pig Industry Mad about Undercover Investigation

Critter News

Compassion in World Farming led an undercover investigation that showed illegal tail docking and poor attempts at pig enrichment on factory farms, in violation of EU law. Now the pig industry is mad and claiming bias ( scroll down in article.) If you complied with the law, you wouldn't look like such jerks!

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The Conflict Between Animal Welfare and Agribusiness

Critter News

Compassion is perceived to hurt profits. This article pretty much sums up how the two agendas are simply at cross-purposes. It spotlights the Humane Society, but I think it's a pretty universal comparison.

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Rescue for the rescuer.

4 The Love Of Animals

Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, Emotional Exhaustion these are all familiar topics to those of us who spend our time helping animals. As an Animal Communicator, Cherie has made it her mission to give all animals a voice, deepen the human animal relationship and help raise the compassion level for all living things. Article Source: [link].

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Suit Filed Over Cows Killed to Drive Up Milk Prices

Critter News

Animal rights group Compassion Over Killing was the first to uncover the alleged systematic slaughter of healthy dairy cows in California. A Seattle law firm is taking on dairies, claiming that a price-fixing scheme has consumers paying too much for milk.

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Eco-Compass Blog

Animal Ethics

Here is a blog for your consideration. I will add it to the blogroll.

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Vick to Get Own Reality Show on BET

Critter News

That kind of lack of compassion and cruelty is just too cold blooded. Wonder if he'll talk about the dogs he helped hang and electrocute to death. He'll get paid to tell everyone what a wonderful person he is. Sorry, but I think someone who kills dogs like he did can't just change. Shame on BET.

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Write to Your Congressional Representatives to Help the Almagordo Chimps

Critter News

This is a matter of human compassion to prevent the further suffering of animals that have already served this species in prior experiments. Please ensure that the chimpanzees stay in Alamogordo. These highly intelligent animals should be PERMANENTLY retired and a PERMANENT sanctuary created for them.

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Packing for a birding trip

10,000 Birds

Other than birding equipment, I’ll bring a hat, a bandana or two, sunscreen, refillable water bottle, mosquito repellent, pocket knife (I am thinking of downsizing to Victorinox Super Tinker, and should remember to pack it into a checked-in luggage – it was a painful lesson at the Athens airport, Greece), 4-5 metres of a prusik (a thin climbing rope) (..)

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How Pets Can Improve Your Health

4 The Love Of Animals

Many also learn responsibility, compassion, and empathy from having pets. For children, pets provide many emotional and physical benefits, including: Children who grow up with pets not only have less risk of allergies and asthma. The mere presence of pets at home can help provide a sense of security in children.

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Quote of the Week

Critter News

If only we can overcome cruelty, to human and animal, with love and compassion we shall stand at the threshold of a new era in human moral and spiritual evolution - and realize, at last, our most unique quality: humanity. Jane Goodall.

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Quote of the Week

Critter News

Compassion is hard because it requires the inner disposition to go with others to the place where they are weak, vulnerable, lonely, and broken. "Let us not underestimate how hard it is to be compassionate. But this is not our spontaneous response to suffering.

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Quote of the Week

Critter News

Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Albert Schweitzer.

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Seal Slaughter Stopped by Russia. Canada? Not So Much.

Critter News

Maybe Canada can learn something from the former KGB agent and avid hunter about compassion. Kudos for Russian leader Vladimir Putin for stopping the slaughter of seals. The ministry said: “This is a serious step forward to protect Russia’s biological diversity.

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Watch Video About Pig Farming in the UK

Critter News

Produced by Compassion in World Farming. It's a 5-minute film about conditions for pigs in the UK. As an aside, people who love to eat meat should also watch educational videos like these. They need to take responsibility and learn about the food they eat. If one wants to eat meat, fine, but understand how you are spending your money.

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Quote of the Week

Critter News

This is action out of compassion. There are two aspects to action. One is to overcome the distortions and afflictions of your own mind, that is, in terms of calming and eventually dispelling anger. The other is more social, more public.

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Baby Gorilla Rescued from Smugglers

Critter News

How can you feel no frigging compassion? And here is a video about the bust and arrests. Look at the face of the baby when it's revealed. How can you not see it's simply a frightened child?

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How a Saudi nonprofit is promoting compassion for animals and the environment. 'In Saudi Arabia, pet adoption is a relatively new concept but the younger generation is making great strides in correcting common misconceptions and changing long-held, traditional attitudes.'

Reddit Animals

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Fur Free Fashion Show Winners Announced

Critter News

Travers said, “We created this competition to boost fashion careers and honor independent designers who have compassion for animals and for the ethical and green fashion movement. Compassion for animals is part of the planet’s social and environmental equation.

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Manila Zoo Sounds Like a Nasty Place

Critter News

Philippines), Animal Welfare Coalition, Compassion and Responsibility for Animals (CARA Welfare Phils), International Monitoring Program (Philippines), International Wildlife Coalition Trust, LovePets, Network For Animals, Palawan Animal Welfare Association and Philippine Animal Welfare Society.

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BOCA to Stop Using Eggs by End of 2009

Critter News

On March 19, 2009 a company representative emailed Compassion Over Killing: "…I am pleased to let you know the BOCA brand will be eliminating eggs in all of its products by the end of this year. Totally missed this story from about a month ago. We anticipate all BOCA products will be egg free in 2010."

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Hero Dog Tries To Help Wounded Dog

Creature Talk

Tags: Uncategorized companion animals compassion dogs videos.

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Expedition Grizzly

4 The Love Of Animals

Driven by compassion, Casey and Brutus take a yearlong odyssey to shed light on Yellowstone’s “island” population of about 600 grizzlies, hemmed in on all sides by roads and human settlement.

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Investigation Reveals Cruel Treatment of Pigs in Europe

Critter News

Investigators from Compassion in World Farming found 80 per cent of farms across five European countries engaging in illegal practices such as barren pens and routine tail-docking. It really sucks to be a factory farm pig in Europe.

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Prop 2 Passes in California

Critter News

California voters have taken a stand for decency and compassion and said that the systemic mistreatment of animals on factory farms cannot continue," said Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, the primary back of the YES! From the campaign website : (Nov. As of 11 PM PST, Prop 2 was leading 62% to 38%.

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SeaWorld Saves Some Sandhills

10,000 Birds

However, many of the professionals who work at places like these exhibit enormous compassion for animals. SeaWorld and similar attractions that serve up cetacean entertainment to the masses don’t do that much for me. Two recent non-marine examples both include Sandhill Cranes.

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Delhi’s Birds Need Help!

10,000 Birds

Birders, nature lovers, anyone who can appreciate the triumph of compassion over seemingly insurmountable odds … here’s a chance for you to be part of something great. Nadeem Shehzad and his brother Mohammad Saud take in about 1400 injured birds per year in Delhi, India – an enormous number.

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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home Coming to Orlando

Animal Person

Please consider joining us in building the excitement for this celebration of transformation, community, non- violence and compassion. Your presence at these events, as well as your helping get the word out and bringing some people who are new to compassion issues to them, will make a meaningful difference.

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EPA Wants to Rely Less on Animal Testing

Critter News

It's not a move based on compassion, but efficiency. I'll take what I can get though, even if it's not an immediate eradication of a despicable practice.

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