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Keeping Ducks and Geese as Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

Ducks and geese may not be a particularly unusual sight in the wild, but have you ever thought about keeping them as pets? Ducks and geese make excellent pets because it is interesting to watch them as they go about their activities and engage with their environment.

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Keeping Ducks and Geese as Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

Ducks and geese may not be a particularly unusual sight in the wild, but have you ever thought about keeping them as pets? Ducks and geese make excellent pets because it is interesting to watch them as they go about their activities and engage with their environment.

On Ducks and Geese

Animal Person

Reading Deb's post about the goslings at Poplar and getting Jenny 's request to sign a petition to save the Canada geese of Ballwin, Missouri from mass extermination reminded me how much I miss the wildlife at the neighborhood we lived in from 2002-early 2005. This is Girlie Girl.

A Chance for Bliss

4 The Love Of Animals

Currently, A Chance for Bliss sanctuary is home to 96 residents including 25 horses, 22 dogs, 8 goats, 7 pot belly pigs , 4 sheep, 2 steers, 5 ducks, 5 geese, 5 cockatiels, 4 rabbits, 3 chickens, 3 cats, 1 turkey, a one-winged pigeon, Hines, and a turtle, Bart.

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Animal Cruelty and Richard Russo

Critter News

He uses geese killing at a fictional university as a comedic subplot. Has anyone ever read Richard Russo's book "Straight Man?" I've googled this and can't find a single critique of the book that mentions that he is making a joke out of animal cruelty. It's not funny at all. Why wasn't it noted by someone somewhere?

On Dominance and Animal Birth Control

Animal Person

We are a far bigger problem on this planet than the (over)population of feral cats, elephants, Canada geese, or any other creature we "manage" or want to manage, "humanely" or otherwise. Yesterday, regarding being a minority within a minority , mikey commented (among other things): While I am fairly new subscriber to this blog, therefore not knowing your particular stance, I've often felt like a minority within a minority for my stance on animal birth control.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

The fact that geese mate for life, and that the mate of the poor goose that was slaughtered would step forward, was enough to make me swear off meat forever, if I hadn’t already. Kristof’s thoughtful exploration of animal rights, I was astonished to read that he continues to eat animals, like geese and pigs, for which he obviously has such affection and respect. To the Editor: Re “ A Farm Boy Reflects ” (column, July 31): Hats off to Nicholas D.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

The vast number of meat eaters brake for geese, call the A.S.P.C.A. To the Editor: Your Feb. 21 editorial “ The Biggest Beef Recall Ever ” made some excellent points. Unfortunately, in a nation of more than 300 million people, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to produce enough wholesome food for everyone, especially as we start using our agricultural prowess to fuel our monstrous fleet of S.U.V.’s. Even “factory” agriculture has its limits.