Sri Lanka Attempts to Establish Animal Research Guidelines

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Last Monday (January 18, 2010), this country reached a milestone with regard to animal research when a booklet on the ‘Guidelines for Ethics Review of Research Proposals Involving Animals in Sri Lanka’, was launched at a simple ceremony held at the Colombo Medical Faculty presided over by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Prof. From the Sunday Times in Sri Lanka.

Deadline Approaching for Animal Essays

Animal Person

" Creative Nonfiction is seeking essays about the bonds--emotional, ethical, biological, physical, or otherwise--between humans and animals. Submission guidelines are here : PASS IT ON. We're looking for stories from a variety of viewpoints. For the past 16 years, Creative Nonfiction has devoted itself to publishing vividly-written literary nonfiction on a variety of topics. The postmark deadline is April 2, 2010."

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Animal Stories Wanted

Animal Person

U PCOMING THEME: Animals For an upcoming issue, we're seeking new essays about the bonds--emotional, ethical, biological, physical, or otherwise--between humans and animals. Guidelines : Essays must be: unpublished, 5,000 words or less, postmarked by November 13, 2009, and clearly marked “Animals” on both the essay and the outside of the envelope. Now's your (/my) chance! In my inbox yesterday evening was the following from the Associate Editor of Creative Nonfiction .

On ANIMAL EQUALITY, by Joan Dunayer

Animal Person

She also explores pronouns and metaphors, and she even offers style guidelines and a thesaurus of "Alternatives to Speciesist Terms." With equal validity, we could say that a human locked inside a room has 'freedom' from muggers" (75).

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Air Canada To Stop Shipping Lab Primates

Critter News

Today, more than 40 animal advocacy organizations across Canada praised Air Canada for its recent decision to stop shipping non-human primates into the country for use in research laboratories. Airlines in Canada must obtain approval from the CTA to revise their shipping guidelines. Excellent news! Animal advocacy groups have been lobbying for this for a while. Thank you Air Canada!

Is fostering the answer? We think it is.

4 The Love Of Animals

But perhaps their human passed away, or maybe they fell on hard times and just couldn’t afford pet care any longer. Sure, there are some shelter pets who sadly have never felt love, or the affection of a human before.

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The benefits of good puppy food

4 The Love Of Animals

The feeding guidelines printed on the puppy food label are well researched and should be followed unless a veterinarian says otherwise. Just like humans, puppies like a little variety, but owners need to be aware of any dietary differences that will come into play with the different varieties. The first two years of a dog’s life are critical to its longevity and lifelong health.

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Unlikely Healer Walks on Three Paws

4 The Love Of Animals

Cathy discovered that speaking through Henry, in his voice, gave her a freedom of expression she did not have in her standard therapeutic role, and Henry’s voice became the easiest way to reach and teach humans.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Critter News

She said that there were guidelines on how to treat animals and that, in medical ethics, they are considered "sacrifices." This woman said that those scenes didn't really bother her that much, it was the ghost and sexual implications in the story that disturbed her (latter relating to the human characters of course.) So, I belong to this book group of 5 to 7 women. I've been with the group for a while and it's not bad.

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