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What is love? « Learning from Dogs

What is love? « Learning from Dogs | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Thus it is not beyond reason to presume that tens of thousands of years of physical and emotional closeness between humans and their animals have developed the emotion of love in us humans, so eloquently expressed in ...
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Encouraging empathy and compassion for other sentient beings through education and information.
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China Changes To Save Thousands Of Animals From Experimentation

China Changes To Save Thousands Of Animals From Experimentation | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
(ANIMAL TESTING/ANIMAL RIGHTS) CHINA — After two long years of lobbying from Humane Society International's Be-Cruelty Free Chinafo campaign, animal testing for certain cosmetics will no longer be a requirement in the country.
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This is a great article and glad to see the reach across nations about Animal Testing/Animal Rights

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Animal Rights Come Before Religion, Insists Minister As Halal & Kosher Slaughter Is Banned In Denmark

Animal Rights Come Before Religion, Insists Minister As Halal & Kosher Slaughter Is Banned In Denmark | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The Danish government has introduced a ban on the religious slaughter of animals for the production of kosher and halal meat.
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Photo of the Day - Lion, Tiger and Bear Are Best Friends | The Good ...

Photo of the Day - Lion, Tiger and Bear Are Best Friends | The Good ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

A lion, a tiger and a bear have all become best friends at an animal sanctuary in Georgia, since being rescued as cubs from a drug dealer's basement.

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Kendall Jones Slams Critics: I'm Killing Rare Animals As ...

Kendall Jones Slams Critics: I'm Killing Rare Animals As ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
These animals have been nurtured by human hands and trust humans. They are often drugged to make the kill easier for the inexperienced hunter. The hunter, on the other hand wishes to preserve the trophy head and this ...
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Good Food - Joining the green party: Vegan movement grows in Melbourne

Good Food - Joining the green party: Vegan movement grows in Melbourne | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Eating your greens has never been so hip. Joanne Brookfield finds a lifestyle far removed from the tofu and hippies cliches.

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Scholars and Jurists Unite to Defend Animal Rights and Animal Law at a ... - Marketwired (press release)

Scholars and Jurists Unite to Defend Animal Rights and Animal Law at a ... - Marketwired (press release) | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

 

Participants from Quebec and the United-States highlight the urgency of acting to implement the Manifesto for the Evolution of Animals' Legal Status in the Civil Code of Quebec.

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Humans Help Out - Trends Addict

Humans Help Out - Trends Addict | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Puppies Rescued and Happy In China, animal rescuers paid around eight thousand dollars to buy all the dogs who were already in a truck on its way to the slaughterhouse.
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Relationship between kids and animals showcased in exhibition - The Darien News

Relationship between kids and animals showcased in exhibition - The Darien News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

 

"Pet Project" showcases children with their favorite creatures, including dogs, chickens, cats, ponies and frogs. Arstorp believes the relationship between children and the animals in their lives to be both magical and healing.

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What If Pigs Had Better Personalities?

What If Pigs Had Better Personalities? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

. . . as Parsons strives to create a better, loose housing system for gestating pigs, one where his sows are well-matched and intellectually stimulated, he has waded into the murky waters of animal personality.

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Ontario Turkey Farm Employees Charged Following Animal Abuse Investigation | Farms.com

 

The Ontario Society of the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (OSPCA) has placed 11 charges connected to the alleged animal abuse at one of the country’s top turkey producers, Hybrid Turkeys.

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Animal Welfare to Be Recognized by Global Travel Industry

Animal Welfare to Be Recognized by Global Travel Industry | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

This move appropriately acknowledges positive actions taken by travel businesses to reduce their impact on animal welfare and is expected to inspire the travel industry to protect animals used in tourism.

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Captive Grey Parrots Suffer From Social Isolation Loneliness

Captive African grey parrots are often housed alone and have little social contact with other parrots. A new study shows that this can be detrimental to their health, well-being, and longevity.

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Barrel Of Monkeys Die At Oregon Zoo

Barrel Of Monkeys Die At Oregon Zoo | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
(ANIMAL WELFARE/ZOOS/MONKEYS) In yet another reason to avoid zoos, six tamarin monkeys were found dead at the Oregon Zoo in late May after enduring a 50-hour car ride from the U.S. East Coast to Portland, Oregon.
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More Kids Helping Animals – Nick News | Linda Ellerbee | Nick.com

More Kids Helping Animals – Nick News | Linda Ellerbee | Nick.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Thirteen-year-old Marisa Milford says she wishes all pets would get good homes – including animals that wind up in shelters. “They have five days to get adopted,” she said in an interview with Panama City, Florida, TV station ...
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China Bans Consumption Of Shark Fin And Other Endangered Animal Products

China Bans Consumption Of Shark Fin And Other Endangered Animal Products | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

 

Although China is home to 1/10th of the world’s vertebrates, the demand for endangered animal products for consumption or use in traditional medicine in Chinese culture is the catalyst behind the decline of much of the world’s wildlife.

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Will the Brain Computer Interface technology help to bridge the gap between humans and animals? - India Future Society

Will the Brain Computer Interface technology help to bridge the gap between humans and animals? - India Future Society | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Now imagine this, we’re on our way to transcending the language barrier, with the Brain Computer Interface, for human to human communication, where direct and immediate interpretation or translation will be possible with the appropriate software. Imagine, if you can start understanding, what your dog, your cat or your hamster is thinking? And then now think, if we figure a way, to relay our thoughts or intended messages, to your pets or other animals, in a way, they can understand? Going to the zoo will become a very different experience from what it is today.
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Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
This week’s Take Action Thursday examines challenges to protecting avian wildlife through all three branches of government: legislation, regulation and litigation.
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7 Amazing Street Dog Rescue Groups - One Green Planet

7 Amazing Street Dog Rescue Groups - One Green Planet | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
7 Amazing Street Dog Rescue Groups
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Run by veterinarians and animal advocates, they have programs including dog rescue, free veterinary wellness clinics, humane euthanasia and veterinary training.
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China Ends Animal Testing on Some 'Ordinary' Cosmetics - Nature World News

China Ends Animal Testing on Some 'Ordinary' Cosmetics - Nature World News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Animal right activists everywhere are celebrating after Monday when China removed a controversial animal testing rule for certain types of cosmetics.

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Zoo Animals and Their Discontents

Zoo Animals and Their Discontents | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Do donkeys get depressed? Are some aoudads anxious? And what can a zoo’s shrink do to help ease their minds?

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Top 10 animal war heroes - The Guardian

Top 10 animal war heroes - The Guardian | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Messenger dogs, mercy dogs, guard dogs and mascots did their bit for King and Country. Stubby even warned of impending gas attacks.

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India bans foie gras

India bans foie gras | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
New Delhi (AFP) - India has banned the import of foie gras, a government notice said, after animal rights activists complained that the method used to produce the duck liver delicacy was cruel. (Buena noticia p/los derechos d los animales!
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WELCOME TO THE FARM, by IFEEL

from the album ANIMAL IN ME (Imagine Old McDonald turning into a animal on a (factory) farm > http://t.co/dFPlXKVFb2 #animalabuse #ifeel #animalsfeel #compassion)...
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All the lyrics are here. Listen and follow along. PLEASE.

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60 Seconds That Will Change Your Life

60 Seconds That Will Change Your Life | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

It only takes 60 seconds to learn how you can help animals! Choose an industry and see what an animal’s life is like for just one minute.

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Calves With Friends Learn Better Than Calves Living Alone

Cows need social interactions to grow and learn especially when they are young. Living alone has negative effects on cognitive performance.

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