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Examples of FBI Tactics Against Animal Rights Activist

Critter News

This post is from the blog Green is the New Red. It briefly discusses some of the tactics used by the FBI against Scott DeMuth, Carrie Feldman and Peter Young. These methods include diary reading, informants, a YouTube video, MySpace, LiveJournal, etc. Interesting.

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Two Examples of Mice Experiments - Valid or Not?

Critter News

I came across these stories about two different medical experiments using mice. In this experiment, scientists tested whether lighting can cause depression. They used different lighting situations to see how they affect mice moods. One of the conclusions? That children who watch television late at night could be “more likely to develop depression." I'm not convinced that I as a taxpayer would approve funding of this project. Aren't there better things to research?

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Hero Dog Tries To Help Wounded Dog

Creature Talk

It is a great example of how loving and selfless non-human animals can be. This video just melts my heart. The whole idea that so many people hold that says somehow humans have a monopoly on emotions kind of gets tossed out the window when you see something like this. We could all learn a little something from this Hero Dog! more about “ Hero Dog Tries To Help Wounded Dog - … “, posted with vodpod.

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It’s Deaf Dog Awareness Week

4 The Love Of Animals

Luckily Safety Spotters is working hard to set an example of what they are capable of IF given a chance. Did you know that it is Deaf Dog Awareness Week? Did you also know that Dalmatians are most likely to be deaf, in fact 30% of Dalmatians are born deaf in either one or both ears. Today we would like to introduce you to TN Safety Spotters ! This group is made up of rescues that are trained with American Sign Language and hand commands.

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Kathy Bauck: The Face of Puppy Mill Cruelty

Creature Talk

Examples of misdemeanors include shoplifting, simple assault, disturbing the peace, and driving under the influence (provided no one is injured). Kathy Bauck. Kathy Bauck, owner of Pick of the Litter Kennels in New York Mills, MN, was recently found guilty of four misdemeanors: one count of animal cruelty, and 3 counts of animal torture. Her crimes involved dunking dogs into vats of insecticide and performing surgery on dogs without a license.

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I’m Vegan, and No, I’m Not a Freak

Creature Talk

Here’s a great example: This past weekend I went to a charity gala. The Romain Rolland quote I posted last week has been on my mind a lot lately: To a man whose mind is free there is something even more intolerable in the sufferings of animals than in the sufferings of man. For with the latter it is at least admitted that suffering is evil and that the man who causes it is a criminal. But thousands of animals are uselessly butchered every day without a shadow of remorse.

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How Pets Can Improve Your Health

4 The Love Of Animals

Having an ever-present dog or cat, for example, can help ease separation anxiety in children when mom and dad aren’t around. The rewards of training a dog to perform a new trick, for example, can teach kids the importance of perseverance. Expert cites scientifically-proven therapeutic, physical and emotional health benefits of loving and caring for a pet. Pet ownership runs far deeper than simply caring for a possession.

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7 Tips for Creating a Dog-Friendly Yard

4 The Love Of Animals

For example, cocoa bean mulch contains theobromine, which is toxic for dogs. For example, if your dog has an appetite for odd objects (and many dogs do), keep items like garden hoses safely stored away when you aren’t monitoring your dog’s activity. For example, fence slats should be close together to prevent small dogs from getting loose, and dogs that can jump high will need taller fences to keep them confined.

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Back to School with PetMD University

4 The Love Of Animals

For example, in my course I learned how to start exercising with our dog, the benefits to both dog and human, and signs to watch out for concerning over exertion. PetMD University offers a wide range of courses too, for example in the dog section you can learn about puppy basics, being social with your dog, heart worms, skin care, emergency preparedness and more! When I heard about PetMD University , I was excited to get back to school!

2013 172
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How to ‘treat’ your cat right

4 The Love Of Animals

Just like people, pets that are not treated right can suffer from stress and other health problems, and an inadequate diet, for example, will make cats more prone to infections and illnesses. Never give cats chocolate, for example, and always use only small portions of tuna, liver or chicken if concocting little cat crackers or other types of kitty treats. In recipes where food is to be baked, for example, make sure the food is thoroughly cooked and therefore safe to eat.

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eBird Trip Reports

10,000 Birds

For example, in May, I was on the Maryland shore for a wedding and submitted several checklists for Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. For example, in terms of lifers, my most productive trip was to the U.S.

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A cat on the catwalk!

4 The Love Of Animals

For example, leash training is a great way to incorporate activity into your cat’s life and give them an enriched experience, and we showed that in a big way at Fashion Week.”. Purina ONE® showed the world how to really work the runway, turning heads at this year’s New York Fashion Week with cats on leashes during the 2013 Fall Collection Show by Tracy Reese, one of America’s most celebrated designers, on February 10.

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PlexiDor Dog Doors: A “New Breed” of Dog Doors!

4 The Love Of Animals

They have some awesome features that we have always thought dog doors should have (security for example). I am blogging on behalf of BlogPaws Pet Blogger Network and Plexidor. I received compensation for my time from Plexidor for sharing my views in this post, but the views expressed here are solely mine. While we didn’t get the chance to try PlexiDor for ourselves, we are quiet impressed by them.

2013 175
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PETA Targets Live Octopus Meals.in New York!

Critter News

This link has a video with some examples. Live octopus are apparently being served LIVE in some New York restaurants. Good grief! Octopus are highly intelligent creatures.not that ANY creature should suffer like this. PETA is arguing that this practice violates New York's anti-cruelty laws. It's apparently a practice around the world.

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Sentient: a book review

10,000 Birds

Other of Higgins’ examples are not so familiar but make perfect sense, pun intended, and make for fascinating reading.

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Celebrate your dog’s breed with Dogs Incorporated!

4 The Love Of Animals

Within the style page you can choose further options, for example background color, and depending on the breed you have dog color options as well. While at BlogPaws we saw an adorable company that offered custom dog breed art prints in a variety of styles and colors. We knew that we wanted to get our hands on one of our sweet Maltese, so we were thrilled when they offered to send us one for a review feature here! We could not be happier!

2012 158
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It's Tough to Report about OHSU's Primate Lab

Critter News

Here's an example. Sounds like there can be a whole lot of drama surrounding the Willamette Week's attempts to report about this place. I wish the Seattle weeklies would at least try to cover the University of Washington's Primate Center.

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Dogs of Courage

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For example, the seeing eye dog Hanley who turned out to have a great nose for wine and ended up helping his owner sniff out impurities! When we got a copy of Dogs of Courage: The Heroism and Heart of Working Dogs Around the World for review we couldn’t wait to open the pages and read the stories inside! We were not disappointed! The stories of working dogs will warm your heart and open your eyes to just how much our canine companions really know!

2012 169
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Staples. That was easy!

4 The Love Of Animals

Seriously, there were so many awesome office supplies (like a new office chair for example), and such great prices too. A small confession, I love office supplies. There is just something about a fresh notebook, new pens, and the like that make my little heart happy. So when I was approached to do a post about Staples in return for a product from their store, I was giddy. What would I choose? So many choices on the Staples website, but one section called my name loudly. Tablets!

2013 146
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On Scheduling Epiphanies. and Coral Snakes

Animal Person

Some watched their vegan friend or family member's example, and realized that vegans can be fantastically fit, high energy people who obviously enjoy what they eat. I'll be using his inspirational story as an example for my own friends and family. I have a column on my Tweetdeck (an application for ease of Twitter use on my desktop) called "vegan," where all tweets from all tweeple who mention "vegan" are listed in somewhat real time.

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Balanced Nutrition is the Key to a Healthy Diet

4 The Love Of Animals

Take sodium for example, it’s an important need in our diets, but we all know what can happen to us if we get too much of it! We hear a lot about healthy diets, both for people and for pets. What we often don’t hear about is the importance of balanced nutrition. Have you heard the phrase “a little will do a little good; a lot will do a lot of good”? On the surface we may think that makes sense, but it’s just not true.

2013 170
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Is fostering the answer? We think it is.

4 The Love Of Animals

One example of a wonderful dog that would flourish in a foster home is Millie. NEW JERSEY – Animal shelters are full, they have no space, they often have no money, and they have a small amount of dedicated volunteers. Animals in the tri-state area are euthanized daily, rescue groups are unable to save as many lives as they wish, and animals spend years in boarding kennels while awaiting adopters to fall in love with them. Many of these boarding animals are forgotten.

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On the Erosion of Personal Responsibility

Animal Person

In the food arena, a great example of this would be in New York City, where the health department has banned trans fats in restaurants. And so, that would be an example where personal responsibility wouldn't get the job done but government intervention would. And that would be an example of a real success story from a public health point of view. In " Big Food is Copying Big Tobacco's Disinformation Tactics, How Many Will Die This Time? "

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Animals as Inputs in Accounting

Critter News

Here's an example of "joint costs" that says all you need to know about animals as nothing more than inputs in a manufacturing process. I'm studying for the CPA exam and am working through Becker's online course review for the business section. The meat packing industry takes a single input, a steer, and produces many different final products.

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Choosing the Right Breed for your Personality

4 The Love Of Animals

If you’re a homebody who cherishes your quiet time, you most likely don’t want a talkative breed that requires constant exercise, for example. Bringing a dog into the family is no small decision. It’s a long-term commitment that involves an additional member of your household. Dogs come with many different temperaments from mellow to feisty, all of which may suit different personalities.

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Well, I Have Something

Critter News

The latest example is an extinct Galapagos tortoise species. Bringing back extinct species. Scientists keep saying they can do it. Should they? I just don't feel it's right, as great as it would be to correct the mistakes we've made. It cheapens life and makes the original seem replaceable. What next? Mass-production of blue dodos? Designer velociraptors? Remember Jurassic Park?

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On Bestiality

Animal Person

One example is, "Bestiality happened and injured an animal, we need a law against this!" An argument of such magnitude is a clear case example of whim legislation. A reader from Alaska sent the following e-mail, with his name, a nickname and phone number, and this is indeed a serious comment. Dear Ma'am, There is nothing wrong with bestiality unless the animal is being bound or forced, in relation to bondage, where the animal can not bite or flee.

2009 103
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DogTV

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For example, leaving your dog’s food hidden around the house, or creating a puzzle filled with. For many of us, our dog is one of the most important friends in our life. Of course, when we aren’t with our human friends, they can generally entertain themselves pretty well and know that they will eventually see us again. Unfortunately, a dog has less of an ability to occupy itself while we’re away, and for some pups, the idea of us leaving is truly heartbreaking to them.

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Sneeze Prone? Top 5 Dogs for Allergy Suffers

4 The Love Of Animals

Thus it’s important that you interact with the dog you are considering adopting—for example visit and play with it a few times at the shelter—before making a commitment and signing all of the paper work. For example, you can make sure that your pet doesn’t sleep on your bed or sits on the couch (you can frequently wash sheets and couch/pillow covers, just in case). When I was 12-years-old, my 6 pound Chihuahua was involved in a tragic fatal accident.

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Dog bedding for outside dogs

4 The Love Of Animals

Police dogs, for example, may have to spend a lot of time outside as part of their role, as could guide dogs, guard dogs and sheep dogs. Dogs love the great outdoors, don’t they? If there’s one thing that gets most of them wagging their tail in furious excitement, it’s when their owner brings out the lead ready for a walk. Canines love the chance to get some exercise, to explore the world around them.

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Nothing Funny About Cat Cruelty

4 The Love Of Animals

For example you mat notice that loud bangs are sure to trigger the behaviors, in which case it is best to make the house as quiet as possible so that your new cat feels safe there. What is it about cats and the internet? I would struggle to name one friend on my Facebook account who has not at some point shared the latest Lolcats pictures or shred a grumpy cat memo.

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On Radical Abolitionism and Guilt

Animal Person

The latest example of a Best article that makes me feel guilty is " Manifesto for Radical Abolitionism: Total Liberation By Any Means Necessary." Frequently, when I read Steve Best, I feel guilty. He's talking about me," I say to myself. Though I'm not a Francione-style abolitionist, and much of what Best writes isn't directed at me, plenty of what he writes is. And I don't mean me personally (though I probably should).

2009 103
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Animal Health Care is Part of the Bottom Line

Critter News

Here's an example. I'm not arguing about the methods as I'm not a veterinarian, but it's a good example of the clinical discussion of costs when it comes to managing farm animal health. We've argued in previous posts that factory farming is simply not conducive to animal welfare. Better conditions for animals hurt the bottom line. Animal welfare is a cost of doing business, not a moral obligation.

2009 100
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Scarlett The Cat: From Homeless To A Hero

4 The Love Of Animals

Nowadays no one can deny that Scarlett appears to be the example of true hero, best of cats or any other animal, which sacrificed a lot to save all of her children and even after the accident she had a rough patch to a normal life of the pet. The story of homeless Scarlett is, probably, one of the most touching, unbelievable and heart-stirring over the last decades.

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Shine a Light on a Shelter

4 The Love Of Animals

For example, the way animals are sometimes portrayed in advertising and in the media may lead people to believe these animals are damaged, which ultimately, negatively impacts the adoption numbers nationwide,” said Christina Schneider, assistant brand manager. Purina ONE® beyOnd® brand dog and cat food and GOOD have teamed up to host the Shine a Light on a Shelter challenge and award a $10,000 grant to an animal shelter doing great work.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of July 2021)

10,000 Birds

Another weekend brings another example of the climate volatility induced by global warming. We just endured the warmest June on record, which may well turn out to be the coolest June we’ll see in a long time.

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Have You Considered Keeping Goats as Pets?

4 The Love Of Animals

For example, cereal grains are a good energy source but if goats eat too much then this causes a build-up of acid in their stomach, which is harmful. Have you considered keeping goats as pets? Cats and dogs are the most popular pets, along with hamsters, rabbits and guinea pigs also being amongst the favourites. Those wanting a more unusual choice may perhaps opt for a snake or tarantula, but these aren’t exactly cuddly or cute choices.

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Waterless Shampoo Winner

4 The Love Of Animals

For example tea tree oil and eucalyptus is an antibiotic and an antiseptic. Congrats to our giveaway winner, Meghan, who wrote “I like how their products have extra benefits, beyond just getting rid of fleas, or dirt. So it can help animals heal from minor cuts and bites, and keep the area clean.&#. We hope that you like it!

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The Irony of The Girl Effect

Animal Person

For example, Oprah (or Kristof) said: "At the peak of the transatlantic slave trade, 80,000 slaves were transported from Africa to the new world. I saw this on Oprah yesterday. Yes, I watched Oprah. Yesterday was World AIDS Day and I anticipated her doing a thoughtful program, which I think she did. Here's a video she showed, produced by the Nike Foundation: The message is clear and necessary and indisputable. But the cow part?

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Dog-Owner Conversations May Be Possible in Near Future

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For example, wouldn’t it be great if your pooch could say “okay, I’m tired of this game now, let’s play something else,” or “my bed is getting lumpy, do you think it’s time for a new doggie mattress?”. If you are honest, you probably have to admit that on at least one or two occasions, you found yourself wishing your dog could speak.

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Lessons Learned, The Finale

Animal Person

And of course, examples of people from all walks of life who have chosen justice over their palate or their fashion sense. After all this time it seems that. the Island's sideways world was a purgatory of sorts where the Oceanic 815 survivors were supposed to learn more lessons or go one way or the other (good or bad), but Desmond intervened to bring them all together and move forward to the light.

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Organizations Putting Animals First

4 The Love Of Animals

Restoring some faith in the route of humanity, these organizations are great examples of people using their knowledge and skills for good. In the fast-paced world of today, it seems people are always on the go. Between running errands, working late and worrying about the bottom-line, it’s no wonder our four-legged and winged friends so often go overlooked and neglected.

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Colorful birds (premium version)

10,000 Birds

Here are some prime examples. Birds can be wonderfully colorful. Two Black-rumped Flamebacks with their distinct red crown and crest. A Blue-throated Barbet – the blue looks even better due to the contrast with the red on the top of the bird’s head.

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