The best way to gift a pet is to involve the pet family and pet parent-to-be in the selection: treat them with a gift certificate that covers the adoption fee of an animal at a local shelter or rescue group.
Monthly Archives: December, 2016
Each Christmas people all over the UK enjoy a furry addition to their family in the form of a new pet. In an effort to inform potential pet owners about the responsibility and cost involved with owning a pet, TotallyMoney.com has created a Cost of Christmas Pets calculator.
Draft legislation proposes cruel and unethical methods for dealing with problem wild animals, including the use of poison, hunting dogs, gin traps as well as extermination in their burrows by flooding them with toxic gas.
Be careful of deception when shopping for cruelty free products. Any company can state on their packaging that they don’t test on animals regardless if it is true or not. The only way I can be 100% sure is to buy from companies endorsed by Choose Cruelty Free.
This is your big chance to take part in a nature poem.
The crow that wakes me
Carries me back,
In these first, soft, clear moments,
To the Scottish Border country…
In this episode, find out why Yellowstone bears and bison are falling prey to hunting interests, how Venezuela’s economic crisis is putting dogs and cats in peril, and why reclassifying temples as zoos is good news for elephants in India!
The crisis in Venezuela has caused an increase in the number of abandoned pets on the streets. I rescue stray cats and, up until now, I have been able to find forever homes for them. This has become really difficult due to the situation.
It is the culture of this land and root of this soil that grants protection to cows and prohibits their slaughter. Irrespective of one’s religion, it is the responsibility of all inhabitants of India to protect and respect the cow and its progeny.
The twenty-eight countries most responsible for the deaths of African elephants have been revealed in a new report, but other major offenders avoided censure as they failed to provide information or seize any ivory.
In his new book, Animal Envy, Ralph Nader uses a fable to warn that if humans continue on their present path of conquering nature, they are not simply soiling their own nest, but destroying their future.
At its heart, Experimental Animals is a book about humans and how we treat animals, how modern science made a decision at a certain moment to base itself on the bodies of animals. This is a story that illuminates that decision.