Enjoy Helping Animals? Consider an Education in Zoology

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Working as educators in sanctuaries, aquariums and other such venues. To become a zoologist you will need to gain an educational background in the areas of chemistry, math and biology. Today’s guest post is from Amy Silver. Amy is a Public Health student and an animal lover.

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The Best in Vegan Education

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Encourage others to go vegan by educating them about the issues, and particularly about why we should not accept alternatives to eating animals that include eating animals (i.e., To my knowledge, there is currently no opportunity like this for vegan education.

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"Educate, Investigate, Liberate"

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He recently wrote me: We are an abolitionist group and our approach is "Educate, Investigate & Liberate". You may know Jose Valle of the International Organization for the Abolition of Animal Slavery, AnimalEquality. We are currently doing an investigation on pig farms in Spain, including intensive and extensive/free-range farms (tho extensive ones are scarce since intensive ones are the majority in the industry).

Pet Care Education

Animal Ethics

Here is a website for your consideration. I have added it to the blogroll

On Mixing Bowl and Vegan Education

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From today's Publisher's Weekly : In January, Meredith Corporation quietly launched Mixing Bowl , a social networking site about cooking. Emphasizing user-generated content, the site invites home cooks to exchange recipes, share photos, participate in contests and post messages. The site is approaching 12,000 members, which Meredith v-p and general manager Jeff Myers said is “ahead of expectations.”

12 Reasons Why Dogs Help With Depression and Anxiety

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The World Health Organization declared April 7th, 2017 as World Health Day, a day focusing on mental health, but it’s also a year-long campaign which aims to educate, raise awareness and help people suffering from mental illness.

Planet Dinosaur (giveaway)

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It is pretty amazing, and educational as well as entertaining. We were very excited when we were contacted about BBC’s Planet Dinosaur ! The series will introduce you to all kinds of dinosaurs through the use of computer animation. It can also be fairly realistic at times, so it might not be suitable for very young audiences (there is a bit of blood, after all, dinosaurs didn’t always get along).

2012 16

Can a NFL player out run a cheetah?

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This global initiative actively supports on-the-ground conservation projects and education to help stem and eventually reverse the rapid disappearance of big cat populations. Have you ever wondered if an NFL player could out run a cheetah?

2013 21

Ethical Beauty Website for Girls

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Here is an online magazine for girls promoting and educating about cruelty-free beauty products.

Cat Anatomy (infographic)

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Another fun and educational infographhic. This time, if you have ever had questions about cat anatomy, you might just get them answered! Cat Anatomy graphic created by Matt Beswick for Pet365. Click here to view the full post. pet care

Quote of the Week

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There's about as much educational benefit studying dolphins in captivity as there would be studying mankind by only observing prisoners held in solitary. Jacques Cousteau.

How a Farrier can treat a horse with club foot

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Many organizations exist throughout the United Kingdom to assist farriers and people desiring to be farriers to become registered and remain well educated through classes, training and competitions.

National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day #Cat2VetDay

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Saturday, August 22, is “National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day” (#Cat2VetDay) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) is using this as an opportunity to educate cat owners on the importance of routine check-ups.

CHIMPANZEE Challenge Fact #5

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These facilities are dedicated to excellence in animal care, conservation, education and science and meet the highest standards in animal health, husbandry and welfare. Currently 269 chimpanzees live in 34 United States zoos that are accredited with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

Unlikely Healer Walks on Three Paws

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The Just Me Project, the educational and healing arm of Henry’s World, provides education and healing to people of all ages and backgrounds. The results of character education at Julian Elementary have been dramatic.

2011 11

University of Iowa Animal Lab Goes Underground

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The 35,000-square-foot facility would connect the Medical Education Research Facility and Carver Biomedical Research Building on the west side of campus. From the Des Moines Register. The Iowa Board of Regents approved $11.2 million for an underground vivarium that will house University of Iowa animal research laboratories. The links would mean researchers would never have to transport animals above ground, said Jordan Cohen, interim U of I vice president for research. Advertisement.

Creature Comforts: Tips for Moving with Pets

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Educate yourself on your destination locale’s pet entry regulations, licensing regulations, and laws by contacting the State Veterinarian or State Department of Agriculture and the City Clerk’s office, local humane organization, or area animal control facility.

2012 23

American Veterinary Medical Association Makes Despicable Decision

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An AVMA resolution was quietly killed this afternoon that would have revised its policy on use of random-source dogs and cats for research, testing and education. The controversial resolution, submitted by the AVMA’s House Advisory Committee, called on the association to oppose the use of live animals “procured from animal shelters or the use of live animals procured from dealers” for use in veterinary education. Bastards. From Veterinary News.

Animal Fact Guide Website

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From their press release: A fun, educational website about animals called Animal Fact Guide (www.AnimalFactGuide.com) has just been launched. Teachers also can download educational worksheets relating to wildlife. Smith's experience in the field of education. We're always interested in promoting sites about animals. Here is a new website.

Spread the Word About Halloween Safety for Cats #AAFPHalloweenSafety

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Today is Halloween and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) is using this as an opportunity to educate cat owners on Halloween safety.

Where Does Vegan Baby Sky Get Her Protein?

Animal Person

No matter what your beliefs are, when you're a parent you educate yourself about parenting style, nutrition (and Ginny Messina 's fabulous Vegan for Life recently arrived and includes nutrition information as well as sample menus for kids!)

2011 21

Dog Flu Facts

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PurinaCare is committed to promoting responsible pet care, providing humane education, supporting community pet involvement, and fostering the positive bond between people and their pets. It’s that time of the year again! The Center for Disease Control recommends people begin getting flu vaccinations in October. On the pet side, the H3N8 virus, or canine influenza, has been a growing concern.

2010 16

Humane Society University to Offer Courses in Fall 2009

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Further advancing its leadership in human-animal studies, Humane Society University, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States, announced today that it has received a license as a higher education degree-granting institution by the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission. The degrees are designed to educate students to qualify them for employment with one of the more than 17,000 U.S. Very cool!

Watch Video About Pig Farming in the UK

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As an aside, people who love to eat meat should also watch educational videos like these. It's a 5-minute film about conditions for pigs in the UK. Produced by Compassion in World Farming. They need to take responsibility and learn about the food they eat.

Scooter the Penguin

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has helped us to educate young Americans about the importance of saving wildlife and wild places, while providing direct support for our conservation programs.”

How to Eat Fish Sustainably

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BUT, for those people who do eat fish and want to do so responsibly, here is a very educational article that addresses the issue. Needless to say, I support NOT eating any fish or meat all. Want the highlights? Eat as locally as possible. Ask questions. Read labels. Choose wisely at restaurants. Eat lower on the food chain. Have stand-bys. *Be Be careful with the big two (shrimp and salmon).

Happy Bunnies!

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The national event happened this May and offered free health checks and education events to help owners get a more detailed understanding of what their pet needs. We love to see pets that are happy and healthy! Here are some very happy bunnies to make you smile today.

Cute of the day: Baby Aardvark!

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He will be raised in Jambo Junction – located in the Nairobi area of the park – and will become one of the park’s educational Animal Ambassadors. Busch Gardens’ Jambo Junction patrons will have the opportunity to see something quite rare: a baby aardvark.

Newfoundland Seal Hunt Extended

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If people in indigenous communities can only make money off this, then perhaps Canada should invest in some education and economic development programs to bring these communities into a more sustainable and kinder 21st century economy. Earlier this week, Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea extended the end date of the annual seal hunt from May 15 to May 31. This is because of the poor "harvest" due to bad ice conditions. Poor, poor seal hunters.

Busch Gardens’ Baby Cheetah Gets a New Puppy Pal

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Eventually, the pair will live together and even travel together, helping the park’s education team teaching the public about the plight of cheetahs in the wild and the importance of Busch Gardens’ conservation efforts.

UK Expects Spike in Christmas Poaching

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To curtail the rise and educate the public, the "Poachers Moon" initiative brings together the National Wildlife Crime Unit, Environment Agency, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation and the Deer Initiative. Criminal gangs in the rural UK poach deer and salmon during the Christmas season.

Giveaway: Housecat Housecall Season 1 DVD

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It’s a great show, and very educational for anyone who has, or is thinking of adopting, a cat. Calling all cat lovers! This is your chance to win season one of the show Housecat Housecall!

Cat Bordem

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To educate cat owners and recruit others to join in the fight to end Cat Boredom, Friskies released a variety of information about the CB problem and its solution – Friskies cat treats. Cat Boredom: it’s not a disease; it’s way more boring than that.

Urban Resource Institute and Purina Unveil the Purina Play Haven

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Studies show that as many as 48% of domestic violence victims stay in abusive situations out of fear of what would happen if they left their pets behind, and more than 70% of pet owners who enter shelter report that the abuser has threatened, injured, or killed family pets.

6th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest

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In addition, the six winning students’ classrooms will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to spend on pet-related education. Last call! American Pet Products Association (APPA) President and CEO, Bob Vetere announced today that the organization’s 6th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, February 28 , 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Cause an Uproar

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Like so many of you, we love the majestic big cats in the world. So of course we wanted to help spread the word about the Cause an Uproar initiative. Big cats in the world need our help. They are disappearing quickly due to habitat loss as well as conflict with humans.

ZooBorns Cats!

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educational as well as entertaining. Get ready to break your “cuteometer” because this little book is packed with adorable baby cats! ZooBorns Cats!:

Bowl by Bowl Challenge

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Each month’s quizzes feature a different theme that helps to educate and inspire more people to turn to shelters when they want to bring a new pet into their lives.

University of Arizona Gets Grant for Animal Lab

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It will be located next to the planned health sciences education building at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. Another Arizona story! They are certainly on the animal research kick. From the Arizona Daily Star. The University of Arizona College of Medicine won a $15 million federal stimulus grant to build a facility for research animals in downtown Phoenix. The grant from the National Institutes of Health will cover the building cost.

Ivory Bigger than Drugs in Africa

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And even with all the public education and media attention, there is just no abatement in demand. Sad, sad, sad. Why doesn't this greed ever end? Ivory means NOTHING. It's just a material. There is no magic, no power, NOTHING to it. It's just so frustrating! From the AFP. Trafficking in ivory and game meat has become one of the most lucrative illegal trades in Africa due to rising demand in Asia, experts said on Friday. "In