DOTT: The Smart Dog Tag

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DOTT: The Smart Dog Tag was created by a group of pet lovers to provide an affordable and active solution to help you locate your pets if they ever get lost.

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PL8S 4 PETS ID Tags

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These unique ID tags feature your pet’s name on the front on your state license plate. On the back of the tag, you can include your name and address, home and cell phone numbers, plus up to two addtional lines of optional information to add “microchipped&# and/or “reward.&#.

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Good Idea: Bug Bam Dog Tags!

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Bug Bam has launched a new mosquito-repelling dog tag to coincide with Heartworm Awareness Month in April. Bug Bam hopes the 100% natural tags will help reverse this trend. We trialed the tags and people loved how they worked and looked,” he says. Bug Bam dog tags cost $7.99

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Why You Shouldn’t Watch the Kentucky Derby

Creature Talk

Filed under: Animal Cruelty , Animal Rights , Animal Welfare Tagged: horse racing , horse slaughter , horses , In Defense of Animals , Kentucky Derby. Tags: Animal Cruelty Animal Rights Animal Welfare horse racing horse slaughter horses In Defense of Animals Kentucky Derby

How to Plan a Vegan Wedding

Creature Talk

Filed under: Animal Rights , Veganism Tagged: Minneapolis wedding , Minnesota , planning a wedding , vegan food , vegan wedding , Veganism. I’m sorry for my incredible inactivity these past several months. I mean, I have been M.I.A.

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Why Do Animals Exist?

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Filed under: Animal Rights Tagged: animal advocacy , conversations with non-vegans , dogs , eating habits , Factory Farming , Farmed Animals , humans , make a difference , pictures , questions about veganism.

Hero Dog Tries To Help Wounded Dog

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Tags: Uncategorized companion animals compassion dogs videos This video just melts my heart. It is a great example of how loving and selfless non-human animals can be. The whole idea that so many people hold that says somehow humans have a monopoly on emotions kind of gets tossed out the window when you see something like this. We could all learn a little something from this Hero Dog! more about “ Hero Dog Tries To Help Wounded Dog - … “, posted with vodpod.

Breed Bans are NOT the Answer

Creature Talk

Tags: Animal Welfare animal advocacy companion animals dogs pictures I get frustrated when people suggest that all Pit bulls are a danger to society.

What Matters to Animals…

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Tags: Animal Rights Animal Welfare Farmed Animals Veganism legislation make a difference slaughterhouses The weekend of June 13th and 14th I went to an animal rights conference in the Twin Cities called Their Lives, Our Voices. Much like last year, it was awesome.

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Let’s Catch Up!

Creature Talk

Tagged: animal advocacy, Animal Cruelty, Animal Rights, animal suffering, companion animals, dogs, dolphins, get involved, horses, humans, Michael Vick, The Cove.

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Want a Career in Animal Rights?

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Tags: Farmed Animals Veganism Now might be your chance! Compassionate Action for Animals in Minneapolis, MN is now hiring!

Vegan Food & Adorable Wild Chickens in Hawaii

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Tags: Uncategorized food porn happy farm animals traveling as a vegan vegan food At the end of April I went to Hawaii with my boyfriend and my family. We had such an amazing time, and I have meant to post some pictures ever since! Now it’s JUNE and here I am finally doing it.

Egypt Kills Thousands of Pigs for No Reason

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Tags: Animal Cruelty Factory Farming Farmed Animals animal suffering international news pictures pigs swine flu Source: NY Times online. The pig you see here being dangled by the leg is still just a baby, and by now he is already dead and thrown away for absolutely no reason, as are the rest of the 300,000 pigs in Egypt.

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Vegan Betty Crocker

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Tags: Veganism vegan food I never used to bake. Ever. I think there were 2 main things that kept me from baking: 1) baked goods only lead me to eating more junk food, and 2) eggs. Eggs gross me out - always have.

A Victory for Turkeys

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Tags: Animal Cruelty Animal Rights Animal Welfare Factory Farming Farmed Animals animal suffering farm sanctuary happy farm animals PETA pictures turkeys All too often even the most egregious cases of animal abuse go without any substantial punishment.

Chimpanzees are NOT “Pets”

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Tags: Animal Rights Animal Welfare animal suffering chimpanzees legislation pictures wildlife Earlier this week a Connecticut woman was attacked by a 200 pound chimpanzee named Travis who had been kept as a pet for 14 years.

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Getting Emotional

Creature Talk

Tags: Animal Cruelty Animal Welfare Farmed Animals animal suffering pictures animal activism make a difference Veganism wildlife dogs polar bears 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. There was a mama polar bear and her 2 cubs who were not yet full grown, but also not tiny.

“You Want Farm Animals to Go Extinct!”

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Tags: Animal Rights Farmed Animals Veganism chickens omnivores pictures wildlife This is one of my favorite responses from omnivores when they find out that I would love it if the whole world stopped eating animals. “But what would we do with all the animals that are currently on farms? They’d have to die–we can’t possibly keep them all around if they’re going to serve no purpose.* Is that what you want? You want all the farm animals to just die ?&#.

Gymnast Shawn Johnson Put To Sleep After Breaking Leg | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source

Creature Talk

Tags: Animal Cruelty Animal Rights Animal Welfare horses videos euthanasia This video nicely highlights the insanity in killing “racing&# horses when they become injured. I think my favorite parts are when Shawn’s mother says “it’s just so expensive to keep a lame gymnast&# ; and then when the host asks her if Shawn was in a lot of pain at the end, and she replies, “oh no, no, no – there was no pain – just a quick shot to the back of the head.&#.

HBO Special on Factory Farming

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Viewer discretion advised on the clip below… Tags: Animal Cruelty Animal Rights Animal Welfare Factory Farming Farmed Animals animal suffering gestation crates pigs videos Last night HBO premiered a show called Death on a Factory Farm. This is a small segment. I haven’t seen the whole thing yet, and am not sure if I’ll be able to stomach it, but I do have a friend recording it for me. Has anyone else seen it? What were your thoughts?

Links/Products You Should Check Out

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Tags: Animal Rights Animal Welfare Environmental Concerns Farmed Animals Veganism animal agriculture and the environment Animal Protection Organizations farm sanctuary vegan food Barnivore - This website can help you determine which beers/wines/alcohols are vegan and which aren’t. The Recycled Retriever – Here you can find eco-friendly gear for your fur-kids.

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Romain Rolland on Animal Suffering

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Tags: Animal Rights Animal Cruelty animal suffering famous quotes To a man whose mind is free there is something even more intolerable in the sufferings of animals than in the sufferings of man. For with the latter it is at least admitted that suffering is evil and that the man who causes it is a criminal. But thousands of animals are uselessly butchered every day without a shadow of remorse. If any man were to refer to it, he would be thought ridiculous.

A Plant-Based Diet is Good for Your Heart

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Tags: Veganism eating habits health vegan food vegetarian Several years ago my now 59 year old father had a heart attack. It wasn’t a major heart attack, but it has definitely caused him problems. He’s been on medication since it happened, and has regular stress tests to see if the damage to his heart has progressed. Thankfully, up until this last time, his heart showed no additional signs of damage… but his test a few weeks ago had a different result.

Kathy Bauck: The Face of Puppy Mill Cruelty

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Tags: Animal Cruelty Animal Welfare animal suffering companion animals dogs puppy mills USDA Kathy Bauck. Kathy Bauck, owner of Pick of the Litter Kennels in New York Mills, MN, was recently found guilty of four misdemeanors: one count of animal cruelty, and 3 counts of animal torture. Her crimes involved dunking dogs into vats of insecticide and performing surgery on dogs without a license.

I’m Vegan, and No, I’m Not a Freak

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Tags: Animal Cruelty Animal Rights Farmed Animals Veganism The Romain Rolland quote I posted last week has been on my mind a lot lately: To a man whose mind is free there is something even more intolerable in the sufferings of animals than in the sufferings of man. For with the latter it is at least admitted that suffering is evil and that the man who causes it is a criminal. But thousands of animals are uselessly butchered every day without a shadow of remorse.

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Meat with No Feet!?

Creature Talk

Tags: Animal Rights Environmental Concerns Factory Farming Farmed Animals animal agriculture and the environment cloned meat eating habits PETA A while back PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) offered $1 million to any company or person who could come up with a cost effective way to produce cloned meat on a large scale, the goal being that people could still satisfy their meat cravings, but that animals wouldn’t have to be slaughtered for that purpose.

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An Affront to the Idea of Family

Animal Person

The idea of family is currently being used by the dairy industry in a series of commercials with the tag line: "99% of dairy farms are family owned." Tags: Activism Current Affairs Economics Ethics Language

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To My Friends at Thanksgiving

Animal Person

Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Food and Drink Greyhound Matters Language Thanksgiving veganism

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Meat the Facts Video

Animal Person

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My New Favorite RSA Animate

Animal Person

Tags: Activism Current Affairs Economics Ethics Gray Matters

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Check out "The Bill"

Animal Person

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New Grey2K Video

Animal Person

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On "EATING ANIMALS" by Jonathan Safran Foer

Animal Person

Tags: Activism Books Ethics Language I immensely enjoyed "EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED" (even on the big screen) and eagerly anticipated "EATING ANIMALS" by Jonathan Safran Foer.

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On Veganism and Adoption

Animal Person

Tags: Activism Ethics I've been under the radar for a bit, anxiously awaiting the adoption finalization of Baby Sky. But now that she's officially ours, I feel like I can write about a topic that means a lot to me without the fear that my words might somehow jeopardize the adoption.

On Betraying Your Family

Animal Person

Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Language Family farms Maple Farm Animal Sanctuary Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary Yesterday, in the comments of An Affront to the Idea of Family , Brian wrote: I understand your concern for those cows that were beat by that man and the unfortunate death of all the cows that died in the snow storm. As a dairy farmer I even had a hard time reading that. I love my cows and I don't anyone touch them in that manner.

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On Nonhuman Animals and Human Babies

Animal Person

Tags: Current Affairs Surprise! On Friday, June 25, I received a call from an attorney who said a little girl was born the evening prior, her adoption fell through and she needed a family. And on Sunday, June 27, we brought her home!

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What Would Jesus NOT Do?

Animal Person

Tags: Books Ethics Made me cringe a bit at the very end, but still fantastic.

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Mother & Duck & Duckings Tour White House Grounds

Animal Person

Tags: Current Affairs I couldn't resist.

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On Art

Animal Person

Tags: Current Affairs Language Violin and Candlestick, 1910 "The function of art is to disturb." -- George Braque.

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On Indigenous People and Animals

Animal Person

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On SPECIESISM, by Joan Dunayer

Animal Person

Tags: Books Ethics Language I finally read SPECIESISM , by Joan Dunayer, which was published a couple of years after ANIMAL EQUALITY , which I wrote about a couple of weeks ago. This book has so many great quotes that I'm going to have to write a couple of posts about them.

Must-See Video on Population Growth

Animal Person

Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics "The only way to stop population growth is to have small families." Hans Rosling. Thanks, Porphyry!

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On Individuals and Thanksgiving

Animal Person

Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Language animal rights Thanksgiving veganism Yesterday, I was on my way to the Foster and Adoptive Parents Association, which has a "store" and allows those parents to "shop" for clothing, toys and baby gear at no cost to them. Basically, they give stuff away, unlike Goodwill and the Salvation Army and others, who charge for their donated goods.