On Betraying Your Family

Animal Person

Yesterday, in the comments of An Affront to the Idea of Family , Brian wrote: I understand your concern for those cows that were beat by that man and the unfortunate death of all the cows that died in the snow storm. I am always working for the best environment and the most comfortable situation for my cows, who I consider part of my family. You say that "Family Farms do not exist and that they don't care about their animals." who I consider part of my family.".

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Family Comedy RESCUE DOGS Finds its Four Legs

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A first of its kind family comedy, RESCUE DOGS features real rescue animals in the starring roles of this kid-friendly narrative feature.

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Pets Are Family, Not Fighters

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Pets Are Family! This is Sam, an American Pit Bull Terrier that was rescued from a life of dogfighting. He was rescued by the Humane Society of the United States, and has since earned the nickname “Bulletproof Sam”!

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National Family Pack Walk Giveaway

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This year’s National Family Pack Walk will prove, once again, that it’s not your average walk in the park. Scooby-Doo, Cesar Millan, four-legged friends and their pet parents from around the U.S., will walk to raise money to save the lives of shelter dogs. The 1.5

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More Clarity About Family Farms

Animal Person

Here are the sentences that I want to bring attention to: The family of Irv Bell, 64, has been growing hogs in Zanesville, Ohio, since the 19th century. This adds another layer to yesterday's discussion about family. Irv Bell's farm is a family farm. The marketing of an operation of breeding and slaughtering sentient nonhumans as a family farm (here, Bell straddles the line) is supposed to trigger some kind of compassion for the humans.

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Rescue Dogs, a fun, family film saved over 150 animals

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Second Annual National Family Pack Walk

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Cesar Millan, and Scooby-Doo have partnered again for the Second Annual National Family Pack Walk on September 29 in Washington, D.C. with the large-scale National Family Pack Walk taking place on the National Mall.

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5 Pet Projects to Bring the Family Together

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If your family is starting to get a little stir-crazy as summer winds on, it’s a good idea to find constructive ways to keep everybody occupied. Then, the whole family can braid the fabric into the desired shapes. Simple, constructive activities to make pets happier.

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The Dog Who Healed a Family

4 The Love Of Animals

I recently got a chance to read a charming new book called The Dog Who Healed a Family: And Other True Animal Stories That Warm the Heart & Touch the Soul. The Dog Who Healed a Family: And Other True Animal Stories That Warm the Heart & Touch the Soul is available online at Amazon.com.

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Animal Activists Steal Ashes From Grave of Novartis CEO's Family

Critter News

Animal rights activists from a group called The Militant Forces Against Huntingdon Life Sciences went to a cemetery and dug up an urn belonging to the family of Novartis CEO Daniel Vasella. We kidnapped the ashes of one of his immediate family members in order to teach him that in life and death all beings are equal and deserve to be treated so. Yeesh. This happened at the end of July.

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Vick Allegedly Put Family Pets in Ring to be Killed

Critter News

1 says Vick actually placed family pets in the ring against pit bulls owned by "Bad Newz Kennels" and watched as the animals ruthlessly attacked the domesticated dogs causing "major injuries." This is the allegation as reported on TMZ. In just released report, a person identified as confidential witness No.

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The Family Farm

Animal Ethics

Here is a New York Times story about traditional farming, which is a darn sight better for animals than factory farming

An Affront to the Idea of Family

Animal Person

I'm not one of those people who thinks family is composed of only humans or humans who are biologically related. The idea of family is currently being used by the dairy industry in a series of commercials with the tag line: "99% of dairy farms are family owned."

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On Stanley and Family Commitments

Animal Person

Violet's a member of our family. Stanley, Emily, Violet and Sky are members of our family. This assumes that everyone also agrees that the animal will be part of the family for life.

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Make Halloween a Treat, Not a Trick, for the Family Pet

4 The Love Of Animals

Keep pets safe and secure from monsters, goblins and other Halloween dangers Halloween can be challenging night for families with pets. While some pets enjoy the festivities, the strange sights and sounds may frighten others.

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Finding Shelter

4 The Love Of Animals

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

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Easy-to-Make Dog Treats For Your Furry Best Friend

4 The Love Of Animals

When it comes to cooking, you love to whip up an incredible meal for your family; from yummy casseroles, to delicious crock pot apple crisps. Your family appreciates your cooking, so why not create something special for your pet too?

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A Microchip Miracle: The Gift of Reunion

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Like so many of us who share our lives with a beloved dog, we had our dog Teddy microchipped when he became a permanent family member after a short foster period.

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Breed Bans are NOT the Answer

Creature Talk

Is it any wonder that a dog who is kept chained, or treated as a security system instead of as a part of the family might act out or become aggressive? I get frustrated when people suggest that all Pit bulls are a danger to society.

Must-See Video on Population Growth

Animal Person

"The only way to stop population growth is to have small families." Hans Rosling. Thanks, Porphyry!

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Vegan Betty Crocker

Creature Talk

My friends and family are shocked and my boyfriend has started calling me Vegan Betty Crocker. I tried it out this week and it’s getting great reviews from my omni family! I never used to bake. Ever.

To My Friends at Thanksgiving

Animal Person

Thanksgiving 2010 will be Baby Sky's first, and our opportunity to introduce her to the notion that our family doesn't eat animals (not to mention that other historical story we'll be correcting).

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Vegan Food & Adorable Wild Chickens in Hawaii

Creature Talk

At the end of April I went to Hawaii with my boyfriend and my family. We had such an amazing time, and I have meant to post some pictures ever since! Now it’s JUNE and here I am finally doing it. Anyway, there are still some wild chickens in Hawaii, and I snapped a few photos of them.

Great Horned Owls on camera!

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The family of Great Horned Owls featured on OwlCam.co is just hours away from welcoming new chicks! There are 3 eggs, and high hopes that all will hatch. It all started a few years back when the current owner purchased … Continue reading → The post Great Horned Owls on camera!

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Heifer International

4 The Love Of Animals

Not only do we love our pets as part of the family, but many times our pets become guides and even therapy aids. But many of these families cannot afford the animals that can make the biggest impact, and this is where Heifer helps. Did you know that 63 percent of Americans have a pet?

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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.

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I’m Vegan, and No, I’m Not a Freak

Creature Talk

Here were a bunch of good people gathered together, celebrating and raising money for a great cause that helps families with seriously ill or injured children, and I was the only one there who requested a vegan/vegetarian meal. 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.

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The Good Dinosaur

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If you are looking for a cute movie that you can watch with your family The Good Dinosaur is a great choice!

2016 141

Wiener dog lovers, we have a giveaway for you!

4 The Love Of Animals

WIENER DOG INTERNATIONALS hits the screen and brings fun for the entire family. We have two copies to giveaway to two lucky winners!

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On Dogs and Unconditional Love

Animal Person

But you love them and they're part of your family and returning them would be unthinkable. Saturday was the one-year anniversary of the tragic death of my Charles Hobson Booger, III and it got me thinking about how easy he was to love. Everyone loved him. Okay, not everyone.

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Ex-Cons and Abused Dogs

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Coming from a broken home, as a child she longed for a forever family. As a young teenager, Tia created her own family by helping people and animals who were lonely, lost and in need. Tia Torres knows what it’s like to be unwanted.

2011 141

Born Free USA’s “Pets Go Wild for Wildlife” Photo Contest

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Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has announced its “Pets Go Wild for Wildlife” photo contest, seeking photos of furry family members acting “wild”: running like a cheetah, swimming like an orca, leaping like … Continue reading → The post Born Free USA’s “Pets Go Wild for Wildlife” Photo Contest appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

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#LightForPets Remember Me Thursday

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Remember to invite friends and family to do the same. Encourage your friends and family to do the same. This Thursday, you can be a light for pets waiting in shelters. The message of Remember Me Thursday is to remember the millions of orphan pets who lost their lives over the last year.

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On "EATING ANIMALS" by Jonathan Safran Foer

Animal Person

He is against it for himself and his family. I immensely enjoyed "EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED" (even on the big screen) and eagerly anticipated "EATING ANIMALS" by Jonathan Safran Foer.

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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home Coming to Orlando

Animal Person

Ask family members and friends who are unfamiliar with animal issues to join you in attending the festival events. add it to your calendar of events, or just send an email or call your family, friends and colleagues. From the makers of Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home.

On Scheduling Epiphanies. and Coral Snakes

Animal Person

One of the reasons I do this is to see what others are saying about veganism (both good and bad), vegan food, their vegan friends and family members, and of course, about going vegan (I've already seen a handful of #in2010 references to going vegan).

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On "The Road" and Humanity

Animal Person

But more important is that the man has a family: a wife, a boy, a girl and. As long as there is a family with a dog, there is hope.

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All-Purpose Salad-ish Dressing

Animal Person

In my efforts to veganize my friends and family, I've found several things almost everyone wants and that kick start their process. Meanwhile, my omnivorous friends and family tell me it tastes just like mayonnaise and that's why they like it.

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Skittles’ Surgery GoFundMe

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So far, Bridget has raised over 50% from friends, family, and animal lovers from all over, which is amazing! Reader Bridget needs our help! On April 15th, 2014, Skittles required emergency surgery due to an intestinal obstruction. Thank goodness, he is out of surgery and healing now.

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On Food/Lifestyle Disputes At Home

Animal Person

Friends or family members who are not devoted to the environmental cause can become irritated by life choices they view as ostentatiously self-denying or politically correct. Problems arise when the individuals in the family (or couple) are at different points in their awareness of actions and purchases that affect the environment. Changing the family diet because of environmental concerns can be particularly loaded, Ms.

Preparing for the Onslaught

Animal Person

The conversations with family and friends have already begun about "Turkey Day." I've had family members ask me to refrain from "proselytizing" to not "spoil the day" for everyone and to "give it a rest" and let everyone eat in peace. I haven't had a Thanksgiving with family members in years. I doubt anyone has gone vegan due to my response at dinner parties, but I do know that I don't get mocked as often as I used to (except by family members.

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Cat People VS Dog People

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Matching a dog or cat’s personality with that of your family is essential,” said Steve Dale, certified animal behavior consultant and host of Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show.

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On "Pets" and "Its"

Animal Person

Also, the have families (as if other animals don't). Meanwhile, gorillas don't live in a traditional human family structure of mom, dad and kids, but somehow their family structure is an important reason for us to save them. I went back to New York to the areas where I grew up and went to college and graduate school for a five-day weekend. I'd been longing for NYC and, as usual, thinking about moving back. The Nor'easter cured me of that longing.