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PETA UNDER FIRE FOR KILLING ADOPTABLE PETS

GIVING ANIMALS AWAY? THINK IT OVER AND LOOK AT THIS

FOR ANIMAL LOVERS IT IS A RIDICULOUS QUESTION: DO ANIMALS HAVE FEELINGS?



AGILITY TRAINING OR NATURAL APTITUDE?

WORST 7 FOODS 4 FIDO

DOG FOUND TREADING WATER  A MILE FROM LAND  
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WRITEOFFS FOR PET OWNERS

TEXAS ISSUES PERMIT TO KILL ENDANGERED RHINO
"They need to be protected, not sold to the highest bidder," said Jeffrey Flocken of the International Fund for Animal Welfare. "It also sends a dangerous message that these iconic and disappearing animals are worth more as dead trophies to be mounted and hung on a wall in a Texas mansion than living in the wild in Africa.
ANIMAL PLANET DOES AN ALASKAN DUCK DYNASTY

REHABBED DOLPHIN SET FREE BACK IN THE WILD

CRUELTY OF LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS REACHES MAINSTREAM

RESCUE GROUP RESCUES 30 PUPPIES FROM KILL FACILITY

When a Pittsburgh animal rescue group involving pilots and the facilitation of an escape for 30 puppies from a high kill shelter, it generated attention. Why is it taking so long to implement change?
GOT TIME?



DEDICATED PUP TALKS [AND CRIES] TO HER RETURNING VET

BLIND MAN 7 SEEING EYE DOG BOUNCED FROM PLANE

When a blind man and his dog were set to be booted from a US Airways flight, passengers banded together to defend his rights -- and condemn the actions of the flight attendant that's accused of causing the entire incident.



Ammo: If the reports are true, this 'officer' needs to be relieved of his duties.
Ammo has seemingly survived with permanent damage
PUP SURVIVES SHOOTING BY 'TRIGGER HAPPY' COP

Willie Nelson has become an outspoken critic over the slaughter of horses and burros in the U.S., thousands of which are killed in a single month.

She survived shooting, being run down with a car and even an attempted suicide bomber whose efforts she thwarted saving many lives --

Target saved the lives of American troops and came to the USA for a hero's welcome -- all to find her life ended the hands of Arizona's animal shelter system when the celebrated dog was lost near Florence.        READ MORE



YES BIG BROTHER IS COMING... BUT FOR YOUR BLOG?

CJD OUTBREAK POSSIBLE AFTER CONTAMINATION ISSUE DISCOVERED IN OR




PET FOOD RECALLS UNDERWAY
In an effort to protect pet food manufacturers, the last time a widespread contamination issue was discovered, countless animals were left to die without proper notification of the dangers.

If your pet is exhibiting unusual symptoms, immediately withdraw any and all commercial pet food and switch to rice flavored with pieces of meat -- no canned broths [bouillon is also on the recall list]and contact your vet or other animal practitioner. Keep bags of pet food with lot numbers and expiration dates for recall review...
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Sold to illegal slaughterers for $50, 'Freedom's Flight' narrowly missed a horrific fate. Others aren't so fortunate...

Where are the 'professionals' hired to protect the nation's defenseless?
Freedom's plight has raised awareness: How can professionals paid to protect U.S. animals fail without explanation or accountability? A new response to questioning - 'We don't have to answer' may explain the dilemma, as independents take on the responsibilities these agencies ignore...                                    READ MORE

The BOYCOTT is ON if Australia refuses to stop the plan to cruelly slaughter 6000 camels by shooting from helicopters while they're contained in corrals.
Having created a problem with feral camels, Australia now wants to destroy them using the most outrageous method imaginable...

  UPDATE: Media Ban as Cull Continues     STORY  
  World Criticism Over Decision              READ MORE


They're dying, mysteriously, with no end in sight.

Chickens, reportedly as bright and eager to please as canines, are being slaughtered en masse, fed  alive into grinding machines, simply because they're male -- just to provide cheap eggs for a very large market.

Salsa Dancing Dog from Kristen Seymour on Vimeo.


When did the 'protecting agencies' stop protecting?
When an internet video depicting 'maceation' went viral, people began asking questions: How did the food production industry in the U.S. become so inhumane?                         CLICK HERE

The  group, called MERCY FOR ANIMALS,  slipped into a chicken 'factory' and published the resulting video on the Internet and,  the public -- those that could bear to watch it -- collectively groaned. 

The story has gone viral, with many animal welfare groups raising their voices as well, seeking sound solutions to the needless and brutal practices utilizes at the 'factories' responsible.

One animal welfare group,
Animal People, is among those working to raise awareness: but it will take the work of many to turn around a program that the industry, behind closed doors,  has held as 'acceptable.' 

The American Veterinary Medical Association, in fact, endorses this shocking and gory method of killing the fluffy, bouncing chicks, in spite of the obvious cruelty of the practice and the rising voices of complaint. Many DVMs have made it a point to  publicly challenge the position of the AVMA saying, "Although the DVMA has publicly deemed this practice humane, it is not."

Why would the AVMA lend their approval to something so horrific that
those working in the factories immediately show signs of emotional distress?  After all, aren't these the very people who are entrusted with the responsibility of explaining  to others what is -- or isn't -- humane?

Recently, when the endorsement of this practice resulted in ranchers being reported for animal abuse when witnesses saw them shoving chickens into a wood chipper, the AVMA again refused to act.

Further, the U.C Davis Center for Animal Welfare has also refused to condemn the practice. 

This issue -- and others recently exposed -- have caused the public view of such previously respected entities to lose credibility and have brought about the development of a wide range of organizations, formed to address issues of animal cruelty throughout the U.S. and beyond.

Why?

The
multi billion dollar farming industry is essentially a cartel that has paid off those whose responsibility it was to prevent this type of abuse and cruelty on a massive scale from occurring," stated Deidra McClintock, activist and author.

"They know what they are doing  and it's part of the culture of death that the U.S. has  become  known for. They kill anything and everything without conscience. When they are done with healthcare reform, well -- let's just say it won't be pretty."

Celebrity endorsements and celebrity involvement have become commonplace, with many lending their names, faces and titles to educational endeavors dedicated to bringing an end to animal abuses -- including those used as food sources.

Still, until the public is aware, demand for reform will be limited.

"One need only review the video to see that secrecy has prevented public outcry until now," stated Tracy Callum, volunteer for MERCY.  "No one that watches this video can make a case for maceration. It's a total nightmare: a travesty against animals."

Hy-Line, the Iowa Hatchery exposed in the video, posted a disclaimer on their website stating maceration is an 'accepted industry practice.' [Click HERE to view the site.]

The 'Free Range Lie' Expose can be found HERE.

According to food safety investigator  Carla Lawler, the situation requires massive overhaul of a system that's not only cruel but also horribly unhealthy for those that are consuming these animal products.

"It is no  wonder that these products have become so unhealthy as to make eating them virtually unthinkable," Lawler stated. "It's impossible to escape the negative ramifications of consuming what are the byproducts of a corrupt system that's rife with such abuse that most of the animals are diseased."

Mercy for Animals offers the professional opinions of DVMs that are not associated with nor paid off by the industries exposed on the videos, and explains how to assist in preventing these practices from continuing.

If the HYLINE.COM spokesperson's comments are true and these males are available to ship,  the SOLUTION IS SIMPLE:

There are food banks throughout the U.S. going broke for lack of foodstuffs to offer.

Due to the difficult financial times,  many people are out of work while others struggle with restricted incomes.

Why not allow people to take and raise these chicks: small farms, seniors, impoverished families, 4H Clubs, even schools -- and provide the chickens for food to those in need, utilizing food banks and other organizations for distribution. The impact on the environment is lessened, and the chicks can actually be humanely destroyed at the end of their lives.

50 to 60 years ago, it was commonplace for families to order 100 chicks, pay a small fee and raise them for food. The cost of crating and shipping, quite inexpensive, will be borne by the consumers and will actually increase  the profit line for those companies who are currently pushing helpless chicks into the blades of the macerator.

For those seeking alternatives so they can press the 'factories' into reasonable treatment treatment of animals, click HERE.

Additional Article With Public Commentary Here.

When Bob Barker spotted the abuse of bears, he used his celebrity to draw attention to the problem...

When Bob Barker spotted a tragedy in North Carolina, he used his celebrity to do something about it...

Animal shelters finally striving to establish no-kill facilities...
                                                 
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A family pet is destroyed after just an hour of going missing... and an animal organization killed her. Who is in charge of these 'charitable' organizations?
Luna: Terrified, sweet family cat destroyed without notification of the family that owned here..


The BOYCOTT is ON if Australia refuses to stop the plan to cruelly slaughter 6000 camels by shooting from helicopters while they're contained in corrals.
Having created a problem with feral camels, Australia now wants to destroy them using the most outrageous method imaginable...

              STORY                          READ MORE

Could a popular animal dish be making people terminally ill?  



No answers in the deaths of 21 horses in Florida, from an unknown substance given in an unknown dosage for an unknown reason from an unidentified source... What?





Steve Bennett [L] becomes Mayor of QuartzsiteNew Mayor Steve Bennett  had brought several major changes to the Town of Quartzsite's Council meetings, held bi-weekly Tuesday evenings at the Town Hall.
Among them, the Town hall meetings no longer entailed a brief three-minute timeframe for speakers to bring before the council an issue of concern... 

Today, that rule has been altered dramatically as Quartzsite has seen a series of successive changes since Bennett's departure, in spite of strong public opposition.
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Again setting the standard in false advertising, speed and accessibility are not what the're claiming and -- since they penalize you heavily during your term with their company and even more if you try to dump them in advance, beware BEFORE you buy or you're sure to pay a hefty price for ignorance.

There are more than a few of these operating in and around Quartzsite. Call the information line if you need to come up to speed on what's available where, lest you pay the price of satellite while getting the speed of $ 15.00 dialup.

Buyer Beware!

Arizona and, more specifically, the Lake Havasu paper, are being publicly chastised for an article they offered as an editorial condemning the presence of wild burros in the area.

The fact that the article ran without a byline as an editorial would indicate that the author was a  publisher, editor or writer with the publication who was concerned about public backlash from posting such a thoughtless and self-centered piece. The burros, after all, were here first, and deserve to be properly protected from the traffic generated by those concerned with improving tourism in the area.

Those same people should be prepared to step up and provide fencing where necessary to protect the region's wildlife from being slaughtered on the roadways -- and such fences should be deemed by thinking people as a necessary part of the infrastructure.

Thank you, R.T. Fitch for bringing this to the attention of the local media.

 


Again setting the standard in false advertising, speed and accessibility are not what they're claiming and -- since they penalize you heavily during your term with their company and even more if you try to dump them in advance, beware BEFORE you buy or you're sure to pay a hefty price for ignorance.

There are more than a few of these operating in and around Quartzsite. Call the information line if you need to come up to speed on what's available where, lest you pay the price of satellite while getting the speed of $ 15.00 dialup.

Buyer Beware!
 

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Stray Dog 1st to Scale Mt. Ev

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Another zookeeper killed. Are animals more dangerous? Or are prescribed Antidepressants to blame?


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