Selena Gomez Auction For the Dogs of Puerto Rico
MARCH 17, 2009
We've blogged quite a bit here about the poor conditions for stray dogs in Puerto Rico. Tags: puerto rico dogs Here is a documentary on Youtube narrated by actress Selena Gomez. She is currently having an auction to benefit Island Dog Inc.
Primate Breeding Facility Generates Controversy In Puerto Rico Itself
DECEMBER 1, 2009
I come down hard on Puerto Rico, ever since the scandal in which dogs were being thrown off bridges by an animal control company. Plus, the horrible pictures I've seen of strays in Puerto Rico. They've been planning to build a facility to breed research monkeys in Puerto Rico for some time. I'm glad this is sparking a dialogue in Puerto Rico. Tags: puerto rico animal research primates Good!
More on Outrageous Animal Cruelty Verdict in Puerto Rico
SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
Here is the BBC article on that travesty in Puerto Rico. Tags: puerto rico If you care about animals, don't give them your tourist dollars. This is just one of many of a long line of animal abuse problems there.
Three Workers Acquited of Animal Cruelty in Puerto Rico
SEPTEMBER 10, 2008
Remember this the next time you think about going to Puerto Rico. Tags: puerto rico animal cruelty These are the guys that allegedly threw 60 or so dogs off a bridge. The judge said there wasn't enough evidence. Baloney. Or better yet, don't think about going there. Disgusting.
Puerto Rico Plans Huge Primate Breeding Facility to Supply Researchers
JULY 12, 2009
Less than one year ago, Puerto Rico enacted a landmark animal protection law, based in part on a set of model laws drafted by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. 2552) place Puerto Rico among the top tier of U.S. The proposed primate breeding facility would violate both the letter and the spirit of Puerto Rico’s progressive new law, which strictly limits the use of animals in experimentation.
Support Island Dog Inc.
NOVEMBER 29, 2009
Puerto Rico's animal welfare is pathetic. It's not that different from the rest of Latin America, but Puerto Rico is part of the United States. Tags: puerto rico animal rescue latin america us I really like this group and donate to them. There's no excuse for them not to be on par with at least the worst US state.
From Today's New York Times
MARCH 17, 2008
To the Editor: Thank you for publicizing the plight of satos—street dogs—in Puerto Rico in “ Scrutiny for Puerto Rico Over Animal Treatment ” (news article, March 9). Sadly, the situation in Puerto Rico is replicated in countries around the world where hundreds of millions of dogs live as strays, abandoned by the humans they have come to depend on for food, shelter and companionship.
I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears
4 The Love Of Animals
JULY 20, 2009
Like a dog in a canoe>to be very nervous (Spanish, Puerto Rico). National Geographic has published a book on idioms from around the world, and we got a chance to read it!
Listen Today on WALO Radio
MARCH 30, 2009
Today, March 30th, at 3:00 East Coast time, Susan Soltero of Puerto Rico will interview me live on the air at WALO Radio about Responsible Policies for Animals' 10,000 Years Is Enough campaign to get our universities out of the meat industry! The University of Puerto Rico, an "1862" LGU founded in 1900, operates a slaughter facility killing small ruminants -- typically goats and sheep, cattle being large ruminants.