Getting Emotional

Creature Talk

Sometimes being an animal rights advocate is emotionally exhausting. The mama bear was trying to get him back up but she couldn’t and eventually she had to leave him so that she could protect her other cub and herself. What immediately hit me after getting so emotional about this is how nature is kind in comparison to the horrible cruelties humans impose on non-human animals, especially “food&# animals.

On "That's Why We Don't Eat Animals"

Animal Person

Interestingly, the book begins with "Pets," explaining that "All animals deserve the care and protection we give our pets," which is a promising notion for the start of this type of children's book.

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Ringling Brothers Wins Court Case Over Elephant Abuse

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The ASPCA, Born Free USA (Animal Protection Institute), Animal Welfare Institute, Fund for Animals along with former Ringling animal trainer Tom Rider had accused the circus of shackling, confining and striking elephants with bullhooks, which have a sharp steel hook at one end. Pretty heavy blow. US District Judge Emmet Sullivan signed the December 30 ruling in favor of Ringling's owner, Virginia-based Feld Entertainment Inc.

From the Animal Rights Action Network re: Greyhounds

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ARAN works with volunteers, activists, members of the public and other animal protection groups. Also, you see how ARAN concentrates on the cruelty of greyhound racing, and their goal is to eliminate it, and they work with animal protection groups? They don't say: you want protection and I want rights, so I want nothing to do with you. Brief commentary follows this e-mail I received regarding greyhounds, animal rights and Ireland.

You and Your Pets Can Stress Less This Holiday Season!

4 The Love Of Animals

The end of the year can be emotional for people who remember and miss departed loved ones. There are several things that you can do this holiday season to help and protect all members of your entire family. You and Your Pets Can Stress Less This Holiday Season! By Faye Pietrokowsky, owner of Inner Design-Applying Intuition. www.inner-deisgn.net. email. I subscribe to the notion that Halloween marks the beginning of THE holiday season. Here is my reasoning.

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Pet Doors

4 The Love Of Animals

Not only do they help your pet keep its active lifestyle, but they also protect against accidental pet messes around the house. Don’t scold your pet if they do not take to the door right away, it will only lead your pet to have negative emotions about the pet door. ??It

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Adopt A Turkey!

4 The Love Of Animals

Here at Farm Sanctuary, we live with turkeys, so we know they are interesting and intelligent and have complex emotional lives like dogs, cats and other animals. Funny lady Ellen DeGeneres and rescue group Farm Sanctuary both want you to Adopt-A-Turkey this Thanksgiving!

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False Pregnancies In Dogs

4 The Love Of Animals

The experience of false pregnancy can be very emotionally challenging for your dog. She may become territorial and protective of these “puppies”, which can actually cause problems for some households. A false pregnancy is a term used to describe a female dog showing signs of pregnancy, lactation and nursing, but never produces any puppies. This may be because there were no males to mate with, or she did not have any eggs fertilized.

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

4 The Love Of Animals

“The destruction and loss of life is overwhelming and the community will need help in rebuilding, physically and emotionally. 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. While well intended, Proposition 2 is primarily based on emotion and not on a thorough scientific evaluation of all factors that contribute to animal well-being. 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.

The One Animal Product You Should Feed Your Children

Animal Ethics

Very importantly, the breast-feeding years create emotional security in the child through the many hours of intimate contact with the mother. (Dr. However, 12 states, namely, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming and Wisconsin [Imagine, The Dairy State doesn't protect a woman's right to nurse!],

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