Adopt A Turkey!

4 The Love Of Animals

Funny lady Ellen DeGeneres and rescue group Farm Sanctuary both want you to Adopt-A-Turkey this Thanksgiving! Says DeGeneres: “Did you know that every year between 250 and 300 million turkeys are bred for slaughter in the United States?

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Santa Paws Drive 2012

4 The Love Of Animals

Foundation of Animal Protection – Fuzesabony, Hungary. Kyrenia Animal Rescue – Girne, Turkey. It’s time for the Santa Paws Drive ! The mission of the Santa Paws Drive is to bring holiday cheer to shelter animals around the world. How do they do it? With your help of course!

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Getting Emotional

Creature Talk

The mama bear was trying to get him back up but she couldn’t and eventually she had to leave him so that she could protect her other cub and herself. Chickens, turkeys, pigs and other farmed animals get nothing of the sort. Sometimes being an animal rights advocate is emotionally exhausting. Today is one of those days. Last night I was watching Animal Planet, as I often do, and the show was about polar bears in the wild.

Palin Now Going After Endangered Whales

Critter News

And those are just the endangered animals (remember the turkey being ground up during her tv interview?) At issue is the population of {the Cook Inlet beluga) whales, which were put under the protections of the Marine Mammal Protection Act eight years ago, which scientists argue hasn't sped their recovery: Palin begs to differ. The State of Alaska has worked cooperatively with the federal government to protect and conserve beluga whales in Cook Inlet," Palin said last week.

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Nutrition for Dogs: Choosing the Right Food for Your Canine Companion

4 The Love Of Animals

Feed healthy food to your dog. Nutrition is among the most overlooked areas of responsible pet ownership. Many people simply buy what is on sale at their local grocery store, never realizing that there are huge differences in quality between pet food brands.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

How far do we go in protecting them? Gary Steiner perfectly articulates my feelings, and particularly my frustration, as so many around me obsess about the preparation of their turkeys. To the Editor: Re “ Animal, Vegetable, Miserable ,” by Gary Steiner (Op-Ed, Nov.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

21, 2008 To the Editor: The correct response to “The Biggest Beef Recall Ever” is to not just be appalled and sickened at the horrifying treatment of living beings at the Westland/Hallmark Meat Company plant, but to realize that this is almost certainly just the tip of the iceberg, that not just cows are being tortured, but pigs, turkeys, chickens, calves and sheep. To the Editor: Your Feb. 21 editorial “ The Biggest Beef Recall Ever ” made some excellent points.

Prima Facie vs. Ultima Facie Wrongness

Animal Ethics

Dr. Dean Ornish has also documented the heart-protective effects of plant-based diets, as has Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn of the Cleveland Clinic. That's one more reason to forego the Christmas Turkey or Ham this year. Jonathan Hubbell, a philosophy major at the University of Texas at Arlington, is the newest member of the Animal Ethics blog, and once again, I would like to welcome him aboard.

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