Urgent Appeal for Flex, the Greyhound

Animal Person

Flex is a handsome, neutered male, red fawn greyhound (currently under 60 pounds). He came to OCFA totally flea infested and with a few open wounds. One wound (the one on his front right leg) was to the bone. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Greyhound Matters

On Flourless Cakes and Injuries

Animal Person

What we couldn't see until her leg was shaved was that next to the deep wound is a large bloody bump of a wound. Tags: Ethics Food and Drink Greyhound Matters This, dear readers, is my new obsession.

H. J. McCloskey on Punishment of Cruelty to Animals

Animal Ethics

We accept that the state has the right to ban cruelty to animals, even when such cruelty is in the interests of the person being cruel, for example, of the greyhound owner who trains his dog on cats, first removing the cat's claws to protect his dog from injury, or of the householder who half-starves his dog so that he can have an extra beer or two, or of the person who hunts kangaroos, wounding many and killing a few, for the fun of the sport.