Best & Worst States for Animal Protection

Critter News

According to this Technorati article , the Humane Society rated the states on their animal protection laws. BEST Illinois (best) Maine Michigan Oregon California WORST Mississippi Idaho Hawaii North Dakota Kentucky. animal abuse animal cruelty california legislation humane society usBEST STATES California (best-yay!)


Animal Person

Masson tells Benjy's story--and Benjy stories--while explaining his theory about the mutual domestication of dogs and humans. You may know that dog/human coevolution has been a popular topic in the past decade, and if so, this might help: Masson "takes E.

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Happy 12th Birthday Violet Rays!

Animal Person

Violet Rays was a very successful competitor and the offspring of a Hall of Famer, and she made someone a lot of money, winning race after race for the two years she was hauled between Oregon and South Florida. Diabetes shortens the life expectancy of human and nonhuman animals, by years. There she is. my girl. She has beaten the odds and made it another year. The life expectancy of greyhounds is 12-15 years. If they've raced, you subtract a year for each year of racing.

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Good Karma from Cherry City

4 The Love Of Animals

The program is called Cherry City Cares and 100% of the profits of products scented “Good Karma&# is donated to the Willamette Valley Humane Society, in Salem, Oregon. Cherry City Bath and Body is a great new, vegan bath and body company!

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Kill the Sea Lions Before They Kill Again!

Critter News

All driven by humans. But we can't get rid of humans, of course, and we need to punish someone who can't fight back. Judge Michael Mosman’s ruling means Washington, Oregon and Idaho can shoot or remove up to 85 sea lions next year. Mosman denied an attempt by the Humane Society of the United States to stop the killings. This is pretty frustrating. The major threats to salmon are the 4 'H's: habitat, hatcheries, hydro(power) and harvest.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Public Registries

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An Oregon prosecutor convicted Kittles in 1993 after finding 115 sick and dying dogs crammed into a school bus, but she has gone on to hoard animals again in Oregon and other states several times since. But it’s not just about how animal abusers end up also hurting or killing humans,” said Wells. “It I recently got an email from the Animal Legal Defense Fund. They are pioneering legislation in California to make public animal abuse registries.

The Emotional Lives of Animals

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Dogs are able to detect diseases such as cancer and diabetes and warn humans of impending heart attacks and strokes. In many ways, human emotions are the gifts of our animal ancestors. Consider a collie named Tinker and his human companion, Paul Jackson, who has Type 2 diabetes.

Global Warming

Animal Ethics

According to the Post story, computer modeling conducted by Andreas Schmittner (College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University) indicates if we continue "business as usual" and do nothing to curb greenhouse gas emissions, average temperatures are likely to increase 7.0°F They conclude: Our results suggest that future anthropogenic [human-generated] emissions would need to be eliminated in order to stabilize global-mean temperatures.

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