Horse Slaughterhouse Proposed in New Mexico

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This article reaffirms my belief that it's more humane to slaughter horses in the US than to ship them for slaughter to Canada or Mexico. mexico meat horses horse slaughter Slaughterhouse farm animal welfare united statesI don't like it either way, but one is better than the other for sure.

Activists in Mexico Bomb Max Mara Store

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ALF activists in Polanco Mexico bombed a Max Mara clothing shop. raised in the infernal fur farms, which are nothing more than concentration camps, where non-human animals are subjugated and forced to live a life of torture and imprisonment waiting for their murder, sick and crazed due to the denial of their wild natures. Max Mara is an Italian fashion house. You can read about them here.

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NYT Opens the Door to the Humane Myth

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In this morning's New York Times editorial " There Is No 'Humane' Execution ," we have an imperfect yet nevertheless baby step toward acknowledgment of the HumaneMyth. The imperfection comes at the end of the editorial with: "Earlier this year, New Mexico repealed its death penalty, joining 14 other states — and the District of Columbia — that do not allow it.

Mexican Border Town Offers Tax Exemption for Euthanizing Dogs

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There's a stray dog problem in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. But there are animal rights activists in Mexico that will hopefully take notice and try to establish some kind of long-term and humane solution. There are about 70,000 stray dogs roaming San Luis Rio Colorado in northern Mexico. euthanization mexico animal cruelty spay/neuter strays dogsThe solution? If you bring in the dog for euthanization, you get a tax exemption.hooray! Sarcasm there of course.

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Mexican Activists Staged Protest Early this Month

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MEXICO CITY – Animal rights activists staged a protest against the sale of pets in Mexico City, urging residents to adopt dogs and other animals instead of buying them. Trade in animals considered objects or toys grows alarmingly” during this time of the year, “and when they grow or are kept for a time, they are discarded,” AnimaNaturalis Mexico director Maria Teresa Menendez told Efe. mexico protests activism animal rights companion animals animal welfare pets

Documentary Spotlights Plight of Mexican Dogs

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The hourlong film is an unflinching commentary on the overpopulation of stray dogs in Mexico, who even outnumber us humans in some regions. There is a common belief in Mexico, according to his narrative, that sterilizing a male dog will make the dog "gay." In a series of gruesome shots that even the most hardhearted will find difficult to watch, Buchanan’s camera captures the method used to rid the streets of the thousands of unwanted stray dogs in Mexico -– electrocution.

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Another Depressing Oil Spill Story!

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Scientists studying the massive BP oil spill fear a decades-long, “cascading” effect on marine life that could lead to a shift in the overall biological network in the Gulf of Mexico. A major environmental experiment is underway,” Ron Kendall, director of the Institute of Environmental and Human Health at Texas Tech University, told AFP. Tags: marine life 2010 oil spill pollution Gulf of Mexico It's the "gift" that keeps on giving. From the Khaleej Times Online/AFP.

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Horse Slaughter Could Start Up Again in One Month

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Of course, right now, they're just being shipped to Canada and Mexico anyway, where health and welfare standards are much, much lower. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month. that butcher horses for human consumption now, but if one were to open, it would conduct inspections to make sure federal laws were being followed.

Calendar Facts

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The majestic gray wolf once roamed the United States from coast to coast and from Mexico to Canada. However, persecution by humans and loss of prey virtually eliminated the wolf from its natural habitat. As I changed my calendars to February, I saw all this information printed on the January spread. Amazing what these calendars can contain. From National Wildlife Federation.

Pet Paradise Resort to donate ALL pet hair clippings

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Did you know that pet hair clippings (and human hair too) can be used to help clean up oil? Pet Paradise Resort to donate ALL pet hair clippings from 13 resorts to help with oil spill effort in the Gulf of Mexico. May 5th, 2010) Pet Paradise Resort , an upscale pet boarding, daycare and grooming resort, will start collecting and donating pet hair clippings from all 13 of their resort locations to help with the oil spill cleanup effort in the Gulf of Mexico.

Saving Pelican 895

4 The Love Of Animals

This tale of a single bird, and the compassionate people deployed to save him, shows how the process of saving one life restored a degree of humanity for the rest of us. Five months later on April 20, 2010, BP’s Deepwater Horizon oilrig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, spilling millions of gallons of oil into prime bird habitat in the Gulf of Mexico, and leaving the state bird in peril once again. HBO’s new documentary “SAVING PELICAN 895.”

Protecting Your Pets from Pests and Disease

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Mosquitoes bite humans and animals with no regard to species, and they bring along a number of illnesses. For humans, mosquitoes can lead to such diseases as Yellow Fever and West Nile Virus among others. It can affect humans, birds, horses, dogs, cats, and other mammals.