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Canadians Rally in the Tens of Thousands to Stop Animal Cruelty - The Daily Meal

Canadians Rally in the Tens of Thousands to Stop Animal Cruelty - The Daily Meal | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

The social stereotype is that Canadians just can't help but be nice, and a recent public outcry in support of animal rights suggests that might not be far from the truth.

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Family Fights for Pet Monkey

Family Fights for Pet Monkey | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Keeping a monkey as a pet in your house may be frowned upon by most animal rights' groups, but what if that monkey has lived in the home for almost 40 years? Should he be taken away? That's what's happening to a capuchin monkey named Chico.

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The Veganizer: Punching Faces and Traumatizing Children...for the Animals

Smile awhile, :)

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All Animal Rights - News: GOOD NEWS! Funding for Animal Testing Alternatives Unveiled

All Animal Rights - News: GOOD NEWS! Funding for Animal Testing Alternatives Unveiled | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Research into replacing and reducing animal use in scientific experiments is to benefit from £4.8 million in public investment in 2013-14. The UK’s National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) has allocated 20 grants to universities, specialist institutes and small-to-medium-sized enterprises to develop new testing methods, infrastructure and technologies.

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Meeting Ryder - Weld for Birmingham (blog)

Meeting Ryder - Weld for Birmingham (blog) | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Pawsitive Living takes at-risk youth and pairs them with a therapy animal in one-on-one situations in order to teach anger management and compassion.

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Improve rules on python ownership to avoid deaths: animal welfare experts

The deaths of two young boys attacked by a four-metre python while they slept is a reminder many Canadian communities need tougher rules restricting ownership of exotic animals, experts on animal welfare said Tuesday.
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Oregon Humane Society | News | Important Legislature Passes in Oregon

Oregon Humane Society | News | Important Legislature Passes in Oregon | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Oregon Hen Legislation Becomes Model for National Standard (Big News! Oregon passes major animal welfare bill for new legal protection of animals - beware animal offenders!
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Humans are the only animals that… | Evolving Thoughts

Humans are the only animals that… | Evolving Thoughts | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Every time I write (or someone else writes) that humans are animals, scores of people will rise up in ire, attempting to complete the sentence. We are special, and special in our specialness. As I argued in the last post, ...
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The Sheep Who Jumps for Joy: On the Will to Live in All Animals

The Sheep Who Jumps for Joy: On the Will to Live in All Animals | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Decades of scientific studies— along with millions of thriving vegans— have irrefutably demonstrated that humans have no biological or nutritional need for animal products. Once we know this, and once we recognize that ...
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PETA kills: The animal-rights group is big on euthanasia

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has been the scourge of those it considers contemptuous of animal rights. Because of its fierce advocacy, PETA has claimed moral pre-eminence among pro-animal groups. But a New York Times report on PETA's refusal to adopt a "no kill" shelter model has tarnished its image.

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Animals with Human Eyes in Australia: a campaign for the RSPCA ...

Animals with Human Eyes in Australia: a campaign for the RSPCA ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animal cruelty is a problem all around the world, but in Australia, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is doing something about it.
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Native American Dogs Have Surprising Ancestry

Native American Dogs Have Surprising Ancestry | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
(DOGS) The extinction of indigenous American dog breeds has generally been associated with the arrival of Europeans in America. However, new research is challenging this idea. DNA confirms that the original population of native American dogs has...
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Animal abuse more common than is reported

Animal abuse more common than is reported | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

“Kids need to be taught empathy and compassion and all those things, and if they're not getting that at the home it doesn't translate into anything they...

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Animal Abusers Let Off the Hook

Animal Abusers Let Off the Hook | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

A recent bill that would require animal shelters in Michigan to perform background checks on potential adoptive caregivers has been rejected on the basis of funding and other concerns.

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Encourage Animal Welfare Activists in China

Encourage Animal Welfare Activists in China | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
China is infamous for its maltreatment of animals, but more and more animal welfare activists are now standing up to cruel practices.
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Thank San Diego City Council for Improving Animal Welfare

Thank San Diego City Council for Improving Animal Welfare | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The San Diego City Council has taken a huge step to end animal suffering by voting to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores. This action aims to end support of inhumane commercial breeders and improve animal welfare.
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Six Common Objections to a Vegan Diet that Keep People from Making the Changes They Say They Want to Make

Six Common Objections to a Vegan Diet that Keep People from Making the Changes They Say They Want to Make | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
In developing my new workshop series on Overcoming Objections to a Vegan Diet, I am researching the most common objections out there. Here are six of them: habit, direct denial, pseudo-ethical, convenience, culture and nature.
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VIDEO: Lab burger taste test - Sunderland Echo

VIDEO: Lab burger taste test - Sunderland Echo | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Compassion in World Farming chief executive Philip Lymbery said: “This burger could prevent the future suffering of millions of farm animals; stopping the pollution factory farming causes to our...

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Is it Okay to Sexualize Children for Animal Rights?

Is it Okay to Sexualize Children for Animal Rights? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Everyone knows PETA for their highly sexual, often pornographic adverts against Nonhuman Animal cruelty. Many other advocacy organizations are aware of PETA’s publicity and have started to replicate the nude campaigns. Many would argue that the attention PETA gets is not exactly positive, and PETA itself abides by the motto: “Any attention is good attention.”
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Human-Animal Hybrids: Sick And Twisted Chimeras Are Being ...

Human-Animal Hybrids: Sick And Twisted Chimeras Are Being ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Did you know that scientists all over the globe are creating extremely bizarre human-animal chimeras?  Over the past decade, there have been some absolutely stunning advances in the field of genetic modification. Today, it is literally possible for college students to create new lifeforms in their basements. Unfortunately, laws have not kept pace with these advancements, and in many countries there are very few limits on what scientists are allowed to do. As you will read about below, extremely creepy human-animal hybrids are now being created in laboratories all over the planet. And this is just the stuff that is publicly admitted.

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FROM THE VAULTS: SO YOU THINK YOU ARE HUMAN ...

FROM THE VAULTS: SO YOU THINK YOU ARE HUMAN ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Fernández Armesto shows how historically humans have tried to establish the boundaries of humanity by excluding other animals, other human groups – viewing different races as 'subhuman' – and other hominid species, ...
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'I Am Here': The Dog Advocacy Campaign Video For Strays That ...

'I Am Here': The Dog Advocacy Campaign Video For Strays That ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

First posted in November, the video recently gained traction after Amazing Animal Rescues shared an English-language version on Facebook. The urban intervention initiative is intended to raise awareness about the "reality of life" for the many animals that live on city streets.

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Houston SPCA, Texas A&M Launch Nation's Largest Animal Welfare-Shelter Medicine Program

Houston SPCA, Texas A&M Launch Nation's Largest Animal Welfare-Shelter Medicine Program | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
HOUSTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston SPCA and the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have partnered to create a new program which exposes veterinary students to animal cruelty, neglect and trauma cases involving dogs, cats and other companion animals, horses and donkeys, farm animals, exotic animals and native wildlife..
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Junior zookeepers meet all creatures great and small

Junior zookeepers meet all creatures great and small | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

The program provides an opportunity for teens interested in working with animals to get a preview of life with various species. Many of the teens in this summer’s course hope to volunteer and ultimately launch animal-based careers.

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RSPCA fatcat 'rakes in 45% more' than the previous boss - but the charity is spending LESS on animal welfare

RSPCA fatcat 'rakes in 45% more' than the previous boss - but the charity is spending LESS on animal welfare | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Gavin Grant (pictured) was accused of 'brazen greed' at a time when the animal charity's income from donations is falling.
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