Unexpected Farm Animal Deal in Ohio

Critter News

To me, it's another example of the Humane Society's growing savvy and clout in the US. Animal welfare groups led by the Humane Society of the United States have agreed to abandon a fall ballot issue against animal cruelty as part of a deal with state farm groups brokered by Gov. Tags: ohio humane society farm animal welfare I know many will disagree with me and say it's a cop-out, but I'll take what I can get. From the Associated Press.

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On Fighting for "Animal Rights"

Animal Person

They don't satisfy all of the requirements of Francione, but their goal is the abolition of the use of sentient nonhumans by humans. Fighting to maintain the integrity of the words humane, love, euthanasia or compassion, is also fighting for animals. Being featured on ARZone's worldwide Live Guest Chat has reinvigorated my thinking about a couple of topics ( here 's the transcript). And then I read the "OMG!!!!!OED!!!!!LOL!!!!!" OED!!!!!LOL!!!!!" LOL!!!!!"

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On Compassionate Bullets

Animal Person

Or to get struck by an automobile, die slowly, of failing internal organs, and be unfit for human consumption." After all, the goal is a corpse that is fit for human consumption, by the commenter's own admission. thinking about the ways in which the deers have a "BIG" human problem.

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Update on National Meat Association vs. Brown

Critter News

At issue is Section 599f of the California Penal Code, which, among other things, prohibits slaughterhouses from purchasing, receiving, selling, dragging, or pushing non-ambulatory animals, also known as “downers,” and requires immediate euthanasia of such animals. Did anyone know this was going on? The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently heard arguments in National Meat Association v.

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Mexican Border Town Offers Tax Exemption for Euthanizing Dogs

Critter News

But there are animal rights activists in Mexico that will hopefully take notice and try to establish some kind of long-term and humane solution. The town has become so overrun with dogs, that the government began offering a tax exemption of $17 per stray that was offered for euthanasia. There's a stray dog problem in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. The solution? If you bring in the dog for euthanization, you get a tax exemption.hooray! Sarcasm there of course.

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On "Discarded" Greyhounds

Animal Person

From and article by: Ms T Baker Co-ordinator, www.greytexploitations.com (which has that fabulous Racism=Speciesism=Sexism graphic on its front page) Dougie is the third greyhound in as many months – which we know of – to have been subjected to this kind of attack but sadly, he was the only one to survive.

Guest Post: Foreclosures Threaten Pets As Well As People

4 The Love Of Animals

The culprit for this surge in animal homelessness is a testimonial to these trying times: human homelessness. And this all leads to the most unfortunate outcome, euthanasia. Foreclosures Threaten Pets As Well As People. While many animal shelters already struggle on a day-to-day basis to care for the millions of unwanted animals that are dropped at their door, the numbers have grown to an almost unmanageable degree over the last few years.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: The euthanasia of more than 1,000 dogs and cats at the main animal shelter in Las Vegas is surely a major tragedy in the sheltering field (news article , Feb. The Humane Society of the United States’ recommendation to euthanize animals after 72 hours at the shelter was specific to this situation and does not apply universally, as your article might suggest. Wayne Pacelle President and Chief Executive Humane Society of the U.S.

Race for the Rescues

4 The Love Of Animals

Because of foreclosures, the city shelters are in crisis and flooded with animals – which, in turn, has dramatically increased the euthanasia rate. Pet Adoption Event & Fashion Show – After showing off their fashion-forward best, the pets from the Pasadena Humane Society/SPCA and Los Angeles Animal Services will be available for adoption! 4th ANNUAL “RACE FOR THE RESCUES” FUNDRASIER. 5K Run/Walk, Kid’s Fun Run and Adoption Celebration.

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On the Freezing of Birds

Animal Person

I then sat at my trusty computer and checkout out the American Veterinary Medical Association's latest report on euthanasia (they publish one every couple of years), and let’s just say that hypothermia and rapid freezing are on a list that includes: strychnine, which causes violent convulsions and painful muscle contractions; drowning, and burning. I was watching a news segment on a wildlife rehabilitation center here in Florida.

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