Recently, Banfield Pet hospitals have started discontinuing both ear crops and tail docking procedures because both practices are considered primarily cosmetic procedures that go against the overall health and wellness standards its internal panel...
Many people hope that their puppy will be happy, healthy, and well-adjusted. We invest in training, get all the shots and toys, and even do some research. What we don't always realize is that a hidden health risk can be written all over our pup, and we might not even notice!
After the late Steve Irwin was accused of animal exploitation and even fueling the exotic pet trade, Bindi Irwin is now under fire for becoming an Ambassador for SeaWorld.
The Thylacine, or "Tasmanian Tiger" was a wonderful and beautiful animal that nothing else could or can compare to. Human greed, fear, and absolute human stupidity led to it's demise. We must all work to see to it that capitalism and fear are not the cause, nor any other cause - the end of one...
Our adopted stray kitten Peaches in her hideaway First and foremost, it is always safe to assume that all stray kittens hates water, because more often than not they are. So it will be safe to observe precautionary measures in giving kitten care or...
Animals were not put on the Earth for humans to destroy and send to extinction. Animals are work partners and friends; sometimes food as well. However, stewardship is key to their continuance.
We are animals, too! An explanation of why what we do to animals also affects ourselves at many levels. A discussion of human vs. animal rights, humane treatment of animals, and a comparison of the biological classifications.
From instruments of war to circus performers, the history of elephants is a fascinating one.
Human beings and animals have a bond that goes back to evolutionary times. We have a complex relationship with the non human species we share our planet with, one that is very important to understand.
Animal cruelty in slaughterhouses is discussed here, along with a plea for humane slaughter methods.