Best & Worst States for Animal Protection

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New Jersey Illinois Massachusetts Colorado Maine WORST STATES Ohio Hawaii Alabama North Dakota Mississippi Idaho South Dakota (worst) According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the states fell this way. BEST Illinois (best) Maine Michigan Oregon California WORST Mississippi Idaho Hawaii North Dakota Kentucky. According to this Technorati article , the Humane Society rated the states on their animal protection laws. BEST STATES California (best-yay!)

Vegan Food & Adorable Wild Chickens in Hawaii

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At the end of April I went to Hawaii with my boyfriend and my family. Anyway, there are still some wild chickens in Hawaii, and I snapped a few photos of them. 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. The first one of the hen with her chicks is my favorite–could they BE any CUTER??: Wild hen & her babies in Haleiwa. A gorgeous rooster in Haleiwa.

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Tune in to “Aloha Vet” on Nat Geo WILD

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Scott Sims is one of Hawaii’s best-kept local secrets. Not your typical veterinarian, he treats both wild and domestic animals, and when islanders need help with their pets and livestock, he’s the one they call. He’ll even pilot the … Continue reading → The post Tune in to “Aloha Vet” on Nat Geo WILD appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. people helping animals tv

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Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants

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Honolulu Zoo (Hawaii), Wildlife Safari (Ore.), This list was issued by In Defense of Animals last month. Here they are. San Antonio Zoo (Texas) Edmonton Valley Zoo (Canada), Buttonwood Park Zoo (Mass.), Central Florida Zoo (Fla.), Niabi Zoo (Ill.), Topeka Zoo (Kan.), York's Wild Kingdom Zoo (Maine) tied with Southwick's Zoo (Mass.), Pittsburgh Zoo's ICC (Penn.). San Diego Zoo Safari Park (Calif.) earned a dishonorable mention. I'm surprised that Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle didn't make it.

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New Podcast for Week Ending February 13, 2009

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In this week’s podcast ending February 13, 2010: **Britain’s Ministry of Defense defends its use of pigs as subjects in explosives testing; **an elephant expert argues for the closing of the elephant exhibit at the Toronto Zoo; **the State of Hawaii seeks to toughen penalties for dog fighting; **Animal rights groups protest the Canadian seal hunt in the shadow of the 2010 Olympics.

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Animal Legal Defense Fund Ranks States on Animal Protection

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And the worst: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arkansas, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, South Dakota, Wyoming You can check out the whole report on their web site. The ALDF has released a report on how different states' animal protection laws stack up. Among the best: California, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Oregon.

Aussan Natural Cleaners Giveaway

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This is open to those in the USA only, with the exceptions of Alaska and Hawaii. Our pets spend most of their lives on the floor. They sleep there, play there, and even eat there. Is it any wonder we should be concerned with the products we use to clean the floors in our home? Not to mention all the other surfaces and places we share with our pets! It has been very important to us to find products that both work well, but that are safe for use around our pets.

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Tails of Aloha

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Tails Of Aloha is an all volunteer Animal Assisted Therapy Organization, located on Oahu in the state of Hawaii, with animals on all of the major Hawaiian Islands. We now have animals certified on all 4 major islands of Hawaii and are trying to do more. We are also looking to certify teams on all islands of Hawaii! Tails of Aloha was established in 1994 and received its Non-Profit designation in October 2008. We were fully funded by our founder from 1994-2007.

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From Today's New York Times

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Goldsmith Wailuku, Hawaii, Nov. To the Editor: Re “ The Bluefin Slaughter ” (editorial, Nov. 17): As a young man I was privileged to work for and to know Capt. Charles A. Mayo II of Provincetown, Mass. He was the legendary sport fishing captain of the Chantey I, II and III, the inventor of skip baits and a lover of the oceans.