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Is your state criminalizing farm cruelty whistleblowers? : TreeHugger

Is your state criminalizing farm cruelty whistleblowers? : TreeHugger | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The video above exposed horrific abuse at a Butterball turkey semen collection facility in Shannon, North Carolina. Made by animal rights' group Mercy for Animals during a three week undercover investigation, the video has ...
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SLIDESHOW: helping the homeless and their pets in the East of France

SLIDESHOW: helping the homeless and their pets in the East of France | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The CAIR project: is an information centre designed to welcome cats and dogs and their homeless owners who live in Reims.
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The Week's Strangest Interactions Between Humans and Wild Animals | Wired Science | Wired.com

The Week's Strangest Interactions Between Humans and Wild Animals | Wired Science | Wired.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A roundup of odd ways humans and wild animals crossed paths this week compiled by Jon Mooallem, author of the upcoming book Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America.
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Legislature pulls proposal to curb animal cruelty activists - Sacramento Business Journal

Legislature pulls proposal to curb animal cruelty activists - Sacramento Business Journal | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Not all California cows are happy, contrary to the slogan. And now a bill seen to stifle animal cruelty activists has been pulled. Animal activists claim that an investigation such as a secret six-week filming in Chino that uncovered mistreatment and sick animals in 2008 would not have been allowed under the bill.
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Opinion: Consumers Are Real Powerbrokers In Ag Animal Rights

There is so much blame placed on farmers or on animal rights activists, depending on which side you’re on, but we seem to forget the real crux of the problem: the consumers and their lack of participation in this debate.

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Well, there's at least one statement I agree with in this article. A lot I disagree with though . . .

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Videoing farm animal cruelty to be made "terrorist crime" in US: new ...

Animal rights activists have been videotaping horrific examples of animal cruelty on American farms and ranches. Now some legislators are proposing making such tapes illegal – and the person making them be put on a special “terrorist list” for the "crime" of "ecological terrorism." BigFarm doesn't like seeing their crimes exposed.

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Lucedale animal shelter ends gas chamber practice

After a failed push by animal advocates to ban the practice statewide, the only known shelter in Mississippi to euthanize animals using a gas chamber decided last week to stop using the antiquated method.
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Article Accuses PETA of Pet Slaughter, Opens Debate on Animal ...

Article Accuses PETA of Pet Slaughter, Opens Debate on Animal ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
No-Kill Advocacy Center director Nathan Winograd claims that PETA has killed up to 30000 domestic animals in the last decade. | Photo courtesy of Flickr user.
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Monkey steals camera, takes self portraits that would make some humans jealous

Monkey steals camera, takes self portraits that would make some humans jealous | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Any photographer should know that leaving a camera unattended in the presence of wild animals is not a good idea. Fortunately for photographer David Slater, the

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Give The World’s Loneliest Elephant A Better Home

Give The World’s Loneliest Elephant A Better Home | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

(ANIMAL WELFARE) Since being torn from her family at age three, Mali the elephant has spent 35 lonely years living in a concrete pen as the only captive elephant in the Philippines.


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Animal Lover Begins 12,000 Mile Bike Ride to Benefit Best Friends Animal Society

Animal Lover Begins 12,000 Mile Bike Ride to Benefit Best Friends Animal Society | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Via PRWeb - Floyd Lampart is no stranger to long bike rides. He’s covered more than 7,000 miles in two trips across the country, and now he’s set to depart on his longest ride yet.
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Do Kitten Mills Exist? Yes! And Here's How We Can Help Stop Them

Do Kitten Mills Exist? Yes! And Here's How We Can Help Stop Them | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Most people are familiar with puppy mills, but did you know the same conditions apply to cats and kittens as well? Please share this important article.

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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
Each week the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) sends out an e-mail alert called “Take Action Thursday,” which tells subscribers about current actions they can take to help animals.
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Do animal rights groups really want to play the democracy game? | Fur for thought

Do animal rights groups really want to play the democracy game? | Fur for thought | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

I have the deepest respect for animal rights supporters right to advocate for a society free of any human use of animals. But the roles as police officers is not theirs to hold, it is a role for the national animal welfare control authorities.

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A perfect example of someone who just doesn't get it. :(

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Circuses to be banned from using wild animals

Circuses to be banned from using wild animals | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Government publishes plans to ban use of wild animals in travelling circuses in England from 1 December 2015.

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His Name Was Louis

His Name Was Louis | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Our children are our future and they need to learn. They must not lose their humanity as nothing is left for them without a soul. As your students apply for the colleges of their choice remember The University of Florida and this article. And please remember "His name was Louis."

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Vivisection . . . research it. Educate thyself.

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Do "Smarter" Dogs Really Suffer More than "Dumber" Mice?

Intelligence is a slippery concept and there's no reason to think it's linked with an individual's capacity to suffer.
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Animal welfare education

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The Westminster Government are currently consulting on changes to the National Curriculum. We feel it is very important that children learn about the welfare needs of the animals that we share this world (and often our homes) with to promote kindness and understanding towards both wild and domesticated animals from an early age!

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Dyslexia Untied: Autism, ADHD and Dyslexia: Can Animals rescue ...

Dyslexia Untied: Autism, ADHD and Dyslexia: Can Animals rescue ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animals have been used in preschool and elementary school settings to serve as a social opportunity for children with and without disabilities. Animals can also help children with learning and behavioural issues?
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Animal Smarts

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Accumulating evidence suggests that animals are a lot smarter and humans are a lot dumber than we previously thought. A recent study shows that the short term memory of chimpanzees far exceeds what we can expect from ourselves.
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» Horses, Not Dogs, Reduce Aggression in Violent Offenders - Equine Therapy

» Horses, Not Dogs, Reduce Aggression in Violent Offenders - Equine Therapy | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
It used to be that animal-assisted therapy could be grouped into one general therapeutic outcome, demonstrating reductions in violent behavior, anxiety and depression, as well as improvements in self care, body image and overall self esteem...

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When will Canned Lion Hunting End?

When will Canned Lion Hunting End? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Today, I am drawing inspiration from an incredible human being who was released from prison exactly 23 years ago. Nelson Mandela sacrificed 27 years of his own liberty to abolish apartheid and to ...


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Companion Animal Psychology: How do Hand-Reared Wolves and ...

Companion Animal Psychology: How do Hand-Reared Wolves and ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The question of how dogs evolved from wolves is complicated, but it is clear there are important differences that could arise from genetics, domestication, experience, or a combination of these.  A study just published by Marta Gácsi in Budapest investigates whether dogs and hand-reared wolves behave the same during a changing social situation with a human..
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From Leo’s Rhinos to Olivia’s Elephants: 10 Celebrities Fighting for Wildlife

From Leo’s Rhinos to Olivia’s Elephants: 10 Celebrities Fighting for Wildlife | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

These stars have gotten passionate about supporting the animals they love.

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