Monday, November 12, 2012


  • Vt. college euthanizes farm ox at center of uproar

    POULTNEY, Vt. -- A Vermont college euthanized one its farm oxen Sunday that have been at the center of an uproar over the college's decision to process the animals into meat. The 11-year-old ox, named Lou, was put down after a recurring injury to his ...

  • Circus Lion Escapes Enclosure, Causes Panic In Macedonia

    This is a handout photo from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium of one of two macaques that were captured by authorities Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, a day after their owner released dozens of wild animals and then killed himself near Zanesville, Ohio.

  • Animals speak, let's listen

    News that an elephant in a Korean zoo devised a clever way to mimic human speech recently drew international media attention. His ingenious feat consists of contorting his trunk and folding it back into his mouth to allow him to utter human words ...

  • Animal cruelty laws: Where does your state stand?

    Animal advocacy organizations work tirelessly on behalf of animals, including low-cost spay and neuter, disaster response, animal-assisted therapy, legislative and lobbying efforts, foster and shelter care, and more. The first animal abuse laws in the ...

  • Animal Care Services Director finds love with 12-year-old dog

    Here is Kathy Davis, the new Director of San Antonio Animal Care Services, and her dog Gandalf, a 12-year-old dog who has failed several foster homes because he has severe epilepsy, skin problems, and behavior problems that include not getting along ...

  • Cuban Animals to Leave Soon

    Environment and Tourism Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah told The Namibian that all international requirements governing the movement of animals from Africa to Cuba have to be taken into account before the translocation of the first group of the 146 ...

  • Amish farmer charged with animal cruelty

    Some injured animals were living in feces a foot deep. "The dogs were severely matted; they had sustained injuries that were never treated," Landon said, adding that animal rescue groups have spent more than $15,000 to help the dogs. alg_cruelty_1 ...

  • Unimpressed Animals: 17 Pets Who Are Clearly Not Interested In You (PHOTOS)

    (<a href="">Image via Imgur</a>). Unlike <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.

  • Beirut, Lebanon: Animals Pride and Freedom seeks international rescue support

    As we struggle daily to improve the lives of animals in our communities here in the United States, we must remember: we are not alone in our efforts.

  • Superstorm showed need for estate planning for pets

    According to the ASPCA, between 5 million and 7 million of these animals wind up in shelters nationwide every year, and 3 million to 4 million end up being euthanized because workers aren't able to find good homes for them.

  • Consumers Union Urges Major Reduction of Antibiotics in Food Animal ...

    In 2010, Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, Director of the CDC, noted that "there is strong scientific evidence of a link between antibiotic use in food animals and antibiotic resistance in humans." Numerous health organizations, including the American Medical ...

  • Hurricane Sandy "Gawkers" Make Some Staten Islanders Feel Like Zoo Animals

    Hurricane Sandy "Gawkers" Make Some Staten Islanders Feel Like Zoo Animals. 111212disastertourism.jpg (Tod Seelie / Suckapants).

  • Coweta opens expanded animal control facility

    "We've come a long way." That was how Coweta County Animal Control Director Bill McKenzie noted the recent expansion of the county's animal control facility. The expanded facility opened in September and can now accommodate 92 dogs and 92 cats.

  • HSUS Reunites Rescued Pets with Owners

    In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the nor'easter, many people who evacuated their homes without their pets are now anxious to have their animals back in their lives. The Humane Society of the United States and other responding agencies have rescued ...

  • Thanksgiving is Important for Animals Too

    Two important days are coming up that affect animals. Not dogs and cats, but other animals in our world. It is estimated that more than 45 million turkeys are killed to be eaten just on Thanksgiving day.

  • North Dakota Votes in Favor of Animal Cruelty

    The vote on the smoking measure in a state that is traditionally wary of government intervention shows that individuals do not have an absolute right to do what they want to the detriment of others, but efforts to extend that same logic to establish ...

  • Helping animals reach tomorrow with out chains

    Tallulah, La. (KNOE 8 News)-One Vicksburg resident has heard the concerns of Tallulah community members loud and clear. Residents in Tallulah are angry there is no animal control officer in the city and they say stray dogs roam the streets and dogs are ...

  • Couple arrested for leaving 4 Yorkies in back of hot truck with no food, water

    ... in back of hot truck with no food, water. Credit: Santa Fe Police Department. A Nevada couple faces charges of animal cruelty after police discovered four abandoned dogs in the back of a moving truck, according Santa Fe Police Department press release.

  • Can examining 'odd couple' animal relationships give us a fresh look into pet ...

    This past week, I ran across an article about a kitten that had wandered into a baboon enclosure and as far as the staff could tell, it hadn't wanted to leave.

  • Animals have languages

    How many "scientists" in the world have bothered to study animal language? The only time they get excited is when the animal learns human language. Obviously, all animals have languages and it is sad that we cannot - or will not - try to understand them.

No comments:

Post a Comment