Goats Yelling Like Humans

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These goats really do sound like humans! We had an especially big laugh at the last goat of the bunch. Enjoy! cute video just for fun

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Have You Considered Keeping Goats as Pets?

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Have you considered keeping goats as pets? If you want a slightly unusual pet that has lots of personality and can also be petted, consider keeping a couple of goats. Goats are intelligent and inquisitive animals with lots of character and energy. Female pygmy goats are a popular choice. If you still like the sound of keeping goats, you will need to decide if it’s feasible to keep them on your own land.

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Animal Ethics

According to this New York Times story, goat is "the most widely consumed meat in the world

Mountain Goats Accidentally Killed in Study

Critter News

A mountain goat study in Glacier National Park has been suspended following the deaths of two goats after they were shot with tranquilizer darts. The University of Montana study, aimed at exploring the effects of climate change on mountain goats, got under way this month with preliminary field work in the Many Glacier Valley. The cause of death later was determined to be respiratory arrest because the tranquilizer dart punctured the goat’s ribcage.

Adorable animals are sharing an important message!

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Recently, the Ad Council has crafted three aww-inducing Public Service Ads (PSAs) featuring puppies, baby goats, and hedgehogs! Everyone loves videos with animals being adorable and cute.

Heifer International

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receives a cow, goat, sheep or other animal, along with training in its care and training in environmentally friendly agriculture. Did you know that 63 percent of Americans have a pet?

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Animal Prosthetics

Animal Ethics

Here is the story of Albie the goat

A Chance for Bliss

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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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"How I Learned to Dislike Henry Alford"

Animal Person

The article is called " How I Learned to Love Goat Meat " (thanks, Bea), and its author Henry Alford, as you might imagine, discovers the wonders of goat flesh consumption and tells us all about his journey. Alford began as a speciesist of sorts with a bias against goats, apparently related to the facts that they are scavengers who have beards and Chaucer called them "stinken." He ends with: D id the goat yield the desired end?

Coast Guard Defends Medical Practice on Animals

Critter News

The Coast Guard is defending its practice of using live animals in its combat medical training after an activist group released a video on Wednesday of a goat’s legs being removed with tree trimmers during what it said was training for agency personnel. Live anesthetized goats have been used in Coast Guard training to treat combat wounds, but the agency could not verify if the video involved its personnel.

India's Cows Contributing to Global Warming?

Critter News

By burping, belching and excreting copious amounts of methane — a greenhouse gas that traps 20 times more heat than carbon dioxide — India's livestock of roughly 485 million (including sheep and goats) contribute more to global warming than the vehicles they obstruct. It's been a while since we've posted about Mr. Barky's favorite subject. Cows With Gas! This time, in India!

Maple Farm Sanctuary Needs Your Help!

Animal Person

As you know, Cheri and Jim are in the early stages of setting up their sanctuary, after a long journey of conscience that began with them closing their dairy goat operation, then transitioning to a vegan way of life, and eventually, creating a loving, lifelong home for farmed animals in need.

And Man Created Dog

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The Birth of the Herding Dog ” – Meet Miller, an adorable Pyreneese dog who was born and raised among the goats he herds for his owner. “

Questionable Practices at the Calgary Zoo

Critter News

Incidents include a hippo who died in transport from Denver and a Turkmenian markhor, a species of wild goat, hung itself at the zoo after becoming trapped by a rope. Another animal dies at the Calgary Zoo and more questions are being raised about their practices. Look at all these incidents that have occurred there (listed in the Montreal Gazette article in the above link).I I don't track zoos, but this seems like an unusually high number of casualties.

Animal Rights Zone Launches Today

Animal Person

Goats. Today is the launch of. I'm excited to be a blogger for Animal Rights Zone because its target market is people who don't usually subscribe to blogs. Also, it has the added bonus of organizing my content better than I have.

On Objections to Slaughterhouses Not Sandwich Shops

Animal Person

Briefly: Zoning board in Buffalo unanimously approved plans for a slaughterhouse (as in, a place where chickens, goats, lambs and calves will be killed and chopped up). I think I'm going to start a contest for the most absurd/ironic/bizarre sentence to come out of the mouth of a human each week. I'd have to narrow it down to published sentences, just to be fair; I wouldn't want to get into any he said/she said situations.

Calgary Zoo in Big Trouble

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A huge spiral-horned goat got trapped in a toy rope and choked. We've written about the Calgary Zoo here before. Not a stellar reputation. Now, the results of a long-awaited audit shows that this place truly sucks and needs a lot of improvement. From eCanadaNow.com. To many people, the number of animal fatalities at the Calgary Zoo in newer years seemed very high. A hippo passed away following a long, horrible transfer from another zoo.

On Peaceable Kingdom, Part Deux

Animal Person

Last week I ventured a couple of hours north to see Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home at the Orlando Film Festival. The turnout was fantastic and the Q&A had to be cut short so the audience for the next film could be ushered in.

Annual Animal Care Gala in NYC

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And not just dogs and cats: goats, cows, and even tortoises have been rescued by Animal Care. Animal Care and Animal Planet Co-Host the Annual ANIMAL CARE Gala Fundraiser on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at PACHA New York.

Listen Today on WALO Radio

Animal Person

The University of Puerto Rico, an "1862" LGU founded in 1900, operates a slaughter facility killing small ruminants -- typically goats and sheep, cattle being large ruminants. Responsible Policies for Animals Members & Friends! Today, March 30th, at 3:00 East Coast time, Susan Soltero of Puerto Rico will interview me live on the air at WALO Radio about Responsible Policies for Animals' 10,000 Years Is Enough campaign to get our universities out of the meat industry!

What Matters to Animals…

Creature Talk

Saving one dog or goat or chicken matters a lot to that one dog or goat or chicken, and that is kind of a powerful thought. The weekend of June 13th and 14th I went to an animal rights conference in the Twin Cities called Their Lives, Our Voices. Much like last year, it was awesome.

On Honoring Living "Things"

Animal Person

The same is true for cows, pigs, fishes, turkeys, chickens, buffaloes, sheeps, goats, and many other nonhuman animals whom we call "food." William Horden's, " The Sacred Space of the Shared Heart " is exactly the type of piece I am talking about when I express frustration over "spiritual" people who kill nonhuman animals or who have them killed for a meal. "My

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Lambs, goats, birds were sacrificed at home, at temples and on altars themselves. Dear Keith, Hi. I love your blog. I wrote the following for a blog on the Animals and Religion Forum on the Best Friends Animal Network website.