Puppy Bowl Co-viewing App presented by Subaru

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We sure are, and what is even more exciting is the new Puppy Bowl Co-viewing App presented by Subaru. Who else is excited for Puppy Bowl Sunday!? The app will bring you special content and engagement during the airing of the Puppy Bowl.

Pet-Related Charities Receive Early Holiday Present

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What an amazing early holiday present for the pups and kitties at these shelters! We got some great holiday news in our inbox this morning! On December 20th, Americans voted online to raise funds for five national pet-related charities.

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Trending Sources

BlogPaws!

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The conference was for animal lovers, and it wasn’t just humans present! We just returned from a fun, furry, weekend in Salt Lake City for the BlogPaws conference. There is so much to share with you, including some fun giveaways.

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10,000 Tennis Balls to help shelter pets!

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Who: Rock & Rawhide will team up with Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) to give an early Christmas present to the dogs and cats in their Manhattan & Brooklyn facilities. 10,000 Tennis Balls to be Released to New York City. Shelter Animals for Adoption Awareness.

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The Holiday Gifts You Hate Getting Can Also Sicken Your Pet

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Tom Regan on the Animal-Rights Movement

Animal Ethics

On the contrary, it is unwittingly to voice the very prejudices it has been the object of the present work to identify and refute.

On "Imposing" Our Beliefs on Our Children

Animal Person

We were presented with animals to eat and wear. We were presented with animal bodies to celebrate over at holidays. It's fascinating, how what 98% of Americans do with their children is called "parenting" and "guidance."

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"The Animals We Use," Revised

Animal Person

I intentionally deleted the entire section on the environment, I'm not dealing with the health benefits of not using animals, and meanwhile I wanted to present a logical progression of comments and questions that, for its perspective, was thorough. As anyone who writes and edits knows, it's far easier to produce a longer powerful, thorough piece than a shorter one.

Attempted Delay in Toronto Elephants Transfer to Sanctuary

Critter News

They presented the Council with a petition with 1,100 signatures. The zoo keepers at the Toronto are desperately trying to get the City Council to reconsider its decision to move three aging elephants to a sanctuary. canada zoo animal sanctuary toronto elephants

Seizures In Dogs: Could Your Dog Have A Seizure?

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Your vet can do a scanning test to determine whether any brain injury or tumor is present. Although seizures are rarely fatal, they signal severe problems with the electrical activity in your dog’s brain.

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Save money caring for your pet

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So you finally got that present you have always wanted since you were a little kid. That ultimate gift that you had nagged your parents for, saying how much fun you would have with it and how you would take the best care of it.

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Legal Efforts to Dismiss the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

Critter News

On July 13th, defense attorneys for Joseph Buddenberg, Maryam Khajavi, Nathan Pope and Adriana Stumpo (the AETA 4) presented oral arguments on their motion to dismiss the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. I found this on the Twin Cities Indy Media blog. The defense demanded that the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) be struck down as unconstitutional before Judge Ronald Whyte of the United States District Court, Northern District of California in San Jose. Here's a summary.

"No More Homeless Pets" Conference Scheduled for October

Critter News

And because this year marks Best Friends’ 25th Anniversary, there will be special presentations by the folks who founded Best Friends – and a few anniversary surprises, too! From a Best Friends email. Join Best Friends Animal Society for the annual No More Homeless Pets National Conference, October 23-25, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Each year, five million healthy, adoptable homeless pets are still being put down. This is the conference for people who want to make a difference.

How Pets Can Improve Your Health

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Having an ever-present dog or cat, for example, can help ease separation anxiety in children when mom and dad aren’t around. Expert cites scientifically-proven therapeutic, physical and emotional health benefits of loving and caring for a pet.

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Hero Dog Awards

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The American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards presented by CESAR Canine Cuisine celebrates heroic dogs that truly transform lives.

Roger Scruton on the Duty to Eat Meat

Animal Ethics

From the point of view of religion, however, the question presents a challenge. A great number of animals owe their lives to our intention to eat them. And their lives are (or can easily be made to be) comfortable and satisfying in the way that few lives led in the wild could possibly be.

Cutting Duplicative Research Could Save Millions

Critter News

I recently attended a presentation on animals and toxicity testing in which I was stunned to hear the speaker estimate that by merely requiring researchers to share their research results with other scientists to decrease duplicate testing, and by harmonizing chemical testing standards, several million animals would be immediately spared from use in unnecessary research. Just read an August update from an ALDF lawyer about medical research. I was struck by this paragraph.

The Cute Show: Boar Piglets!

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We’re pleased to present Spots, Nesti, Diva, Borstel, Ernie, and Bert on the latest episode of VICE’s The Cute Show. When VICE Germany sent us some footage of the Lehnitz animal asylum, we weren’t sure how cute it was going to be. Little did we know, boar piglets live there, who love to eat, sleep, play, and hang out with their surrogate mom, who’s a dog.

Online Survey on Ethics and Animals

Animal Person

Covering both moral and strategic issues, the "Ethics and Animals" survey will provide a snapshot of our movement as of the present moment. The results will be first presented and discussed at the 12th International Vegan Festival, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 22-25, 2009 (more about it here ). A new survey is getting the attention of many within the global animal protection community.

Dr. Jane Goodall Announced Grand Marshall of Tournament of Roses

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Dr. Goodall will ride in the 124 th Rose Parade presented by Honda and themed “Oh, the Places You’ll Go! ” She will then toss the coin before the 99 th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO.

Proposed Nebraska Legislation Angers Horse Activists

Critter News

Basically, it would mandate that humane societies and horse rescue operations would have to accept a horse if one was presented to them, or they would face a class four misdemeanor," said Larson. From the Lexington Clipper-Herald. click here for the full article. Two bills introduced in the Nebraska Legislature are drawing fire from the largest animal advocacy organization in the world. Newcomer to the Legislature Sen.

Living With Us

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For Spine TV’s debut full-length presentation, Bronwen Parker-Rhodes’ captivating new documentary Living With Us examines the special relationship between animals and their trainers, offering a touching glimpse at their unique and close bond.

Don’t Kill Bill Event

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Rescues will be present in the lobby to talk about their adoptables and volunteer opportunities. The stories presented in the show are drawn from the four-hour-long Best of Lost Souls: FOUND!

More Criticism of Animal Research

Critter News

The sad truth is that in the understandable scramble to present a unified front on animal research, the scientific establishment has been reluctant to be critical of its own troops in the face of vicious opposition. More criticism of the quality of animal research. Here is the Editor of "New Scientist" who suppports animal research, BUT he points out the terrible quality of the research and reliability of the results.

Beliefs About Animal Rights

Animal Ethics

Fast forward to the present. Forty years ago, the suggestion that nonhuman animals have moral rights—indeed, many of the same rights as human beings—would have been met with incredulous stares, if not outright ridicule.

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Animal Ethics

Fast forward to the present. Forty years ago, the suggestion that nonhuman animals have moral rights—indeed, many of the same rights as human beings—would have been met with incredulous stares, if not outright ridicule.

Tribute to War Heroes…at Both Ends of the Leash

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Among the dogs being celebrated are three winners of the first-ever American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™, presented by cesar® canine cuisine and broadcast nationwide by Hallmark Channel on Veterans Day, 11/11 at 8 pm ET/PT.

Foie Gras to Be Banned in California

Critter News

But for seven hours on Friday night, at a restaurant appropriately known as Animal, three chefs presented an eight-course meal that was nothing short of a glorification of this soon-to-be-outlawed delicacy. Apparently, this will happen in 8 months. I had no idea! Excerpted from The New York Times. In eight months, the sale of foie gras will be banned in California.

Dutch Whale Denied Freedom; Must Go to Spanish Amusement Park

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A Dutch court had suspended the government's export permit after an animal rights coalition presented a plan to release her to the wild in stages. Unfortunate, but the court decided she would not survive being returned to the wild. Here's an excerpt from the online Boston Globe.

Giveaway: The Lost Dogs

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Called the “Vicktory Dogs” by many, the 47 pit bulls who survived Michael Vick’s cruelty have struck a chord with the nation.

The Bolo Project, A Puppy Shower for Bolo

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Presenting Sponsors of the event include The Office Depot Foundation, The Waterfront Beach Resort – a Hilton Resort and Dog is Good.

Expedition Grizzly

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Yogi Bear Giveaway

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The Sierra Club has partnered with Yogi Bear to present bear tips, facts, and information on how to help protect these wonderful creatures and help inform your audience! Yogi Bear features everyone’s favorite talking bear Yogi (Dan Aykroyd) and his adorable sidekick Boo Boo (Justin Timberlake) as they raise havoc with their hair-brained schemes in Jellystone Park much to the chagrin of Ranger Smith (Tom Cavanagh).

Another Research Company Accused of Animal Mistreatment

Critter News

The documents, disclosed to OutsourcingPharma.com by Executive Director of SAEN, Michael Budkie, are said to have been released anonymously from a past or present employee. For the full story, go here to outsourcing-pharma.com. Animal welfare watchdog group, Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN), has released documents which, it claims, provide evidence that CRO MPI Research has been operating in violation of the US Animal Welfare Act.

Beef

Animal Ethics

If you care only about human beings (present and future), you will not eat beef. Abstention from beef is overdetermined. If you care only about cows, you will not eat beef. If you care only about the environment, you will not eat beef. If you care only about your health, you will not eat beef. See here

On Compassionate Bullets

Animal Person

A comment left yesterday on a two-year old post, by None Please presented a phrase I've never heard before and I'd like to address it. "In None Please presents death by bullet and death by car as the only two options for the deers.

Pet Photography 101 Giveaway

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Darlow presents the information in a simple, straightforward manner that is helpful for photographers of any skill level. We recently got a chance to check out a great new book called Pet Photography 101: Tips for taking better photos of your dog or cat !

Europeans Continue to Search for Alternatives to Animal Research.Why Not Americans?

Critter News

Industry representatives were also present at the conference, which was held as part of the European Partnership on Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA). I just don't understand it. Is there a different culture regarding animals in Europe? They have drug companies that are just as powerful as those here. Is public outcry greater? Are animal rights organizations more effective? Are politicians more willing to act? What gives? From Cordis News.

Constipation in Dogs: What to do When your Dog Can’t Go

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Skipping one or even several days between bowel movements may not indicate a problem in some dogs, provided no other symptoms are present. Constipation is undoubtedly an uncomfortable condition for your dog.

"Earthlings" Available as Audio Book

Critter News

Earthlings is considered one of the most persuasive documentaries ever made for its frank, straightforward presentation of the day-to-day practices in some of the largest industries in the world. "Earthlings" is a film about animal abuse narrated by Joaquin Phoenix. I've never watched it, but heard it talked about on a vegan podcast. It's supposed to be so intense, it turns people into vegans (Ellen DeGeneres for one.)