Military Dogs Play Roles in Iraq and Afghanistan

Critter News

But the grand tradition continues in Iraq and Afghanistan. If humans insist on wars and invasions, we should keep them to ourselves and leave other species out of it. Tags: afghanistan military military force iraq dogs We chain them, use them for experiments, eat them in some countries and make them wear funny sweaters in others. But we also use them to fight our wars and intimidate our detainees.

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Thomas E. Hill Jr on the Basis of Human Dignity

Animal Ethics

It was, I suggest, to a large extent because he felt that the noblest feature of humanity is the capacity to be self-governing, to adopt principles without being influenced by sensuous motives and then to live by them whatever the contingencies. For Kant, then, worthy acts are (given human fallibility) a proper subset of right acts. President Bush's invasion of Iraq could have been right (i.e.,

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Pigs Used in Explosives Tests in Britain

Critter News

I wish we could stop killing animals for reasons related to killing humans. The tests "saved many lives" in Iraq and Afghanistan due to improvements in post-traumatic techniques, junior defence minister Quentin Davies said. From the BBC News. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has defended its use of more than 100 pigs in explosive tests in Wiltshire.

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Tribute to War Heroes…at Both Ends of the Leash

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We all know about the bravery and sacrifices of our great men and women in uniform,” said Robin Ganzert, President and CEO of American Humane Association. “We’re Sage , the winner of the Search and Rescue category who served in Iraq and at the Pentagon following the 9/11 terror attacks.

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On Jeff Corwin's 100 HEARTBEATS

Animal Person

In the majority of cases, it is humans who are to blame for the plunging numbers of animals, and Corwin is very clear about the extent to which we have destroyed the world around us. Consider this: Every month, it takes $12 billion to fund America's involvement in the Iraq War.

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And Man Created Dog

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If humans were as varied as dogs we would range in height up to 22 feet tall and in weight more than 1,000 pounds. A Veteran’s Best Friend ” – Meet an incredible therapy dog named Tuesday who helps an Iraq veteran to overcome his debilitating PTSD.

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Puerto Rico Ships Monkey to.Baghdad?

Critter News

I am no fan of zoos, especially in an unstable country like Iraq. It's just reckless and insensitive to send these monkeys, who will be caged, helpless and completely dependent on humans to survive, to such a hazardous area.". The Baghdad Zoo rakes in some more animals. Puerto Rico is using it as a dumping ground for "nuisance" monkeys.

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Example: A reference to "still undemocratic Iraq" makes the assertion that eventually Iraq will be democratic. On the blog Animal Ethics (which I visited because of your reference to it) is the sentence "Let us temporarily assume for the sake of argument that it would be permissible to eat the flesh of an animal who was raised humanely and killed entirely painlessly."

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