Stray Dog Rescued in Mumbai

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An old stray dog was wounded in the Mumbai attacks and rescued. Sadly, he is the lucky one in a city filled with starving strays. Sheru was a stray dog hit by an errant bullet when two gunmen opened fire in a crowded railway station during the first night of the assault. Some may ask why a dog is being saved when so many human lives were lost," said J.C. Tags: India animal rescue strays dogs

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. If you bring in the dog for euthanization, you get a tax exemption.hooray! 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. Mexican border town has a big dog problem, and it’s not sure what to do about it. There are about 70,000 stray dogs roaming San Luis Rio Colorado in northern Mexico.

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Why Humans Are the Only Ones with Rights

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Someone posted a question about why humans have human rights and whether they should considering that others do not. Please note the vast generalizations here, but, in the areas of religion, at least orthodox religion and there are varying levels of how fundamental you want to go, there is only one species with a soul and that is the human. In the matter of science, and there are varying levels of this viewpoint, the human is the most advanced of creatures.

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Selena Gomez Auction For the Dogs of Puerto Rico

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We've blogged quite a bit here about the poor conditions for stray dogs in Puerto Rico. She is currently having an auction to benefit Island Dog Inc. there to spend some resources to deal with the problem in a humane way. Here is Island Dog's site.

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. Macho culture, argues {Dallas-based director Bill} Buchanan, goes some way to explaining why Mexicans are so reluctant to sterilize their male dogs. There is a common belief in Mexico, according to his narrative, that sterilizing a male dog will make the dog "gay." Tags: animal abuse mexico dogs

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Dharamsala Animal Rescue

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Dharamsala Animal Rescue helps the thousands of homeless street dogs that roam the streets of Dharamsala. Many of the dogs are sick, injured, or starving. These stray dogs are also without vaccinations, making them easy targets for contracting rabies.

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Forget About Equal, How About Alive

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You may have seen "Dog," posted by Stephanie. When I saw " From Science, Plenty of Cows but Little Profit " this morning in the New York Times , I immediately thought of "Dog." what if those were human babies? We here in America claim we love dogs.

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