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A Harmonious World: Do we love animals more than humans?

A Harmonious World: Do we love animals more than humans? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
EFFAISM: Do we love animals more than humans? A friend of a friend recently told me that he doesn't trust vegetarians because, in his words, "they like animals more than humans". I'm not sure what the exact statistics would ...
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Dogs Can Help Your Infant Avoid The Doctor - Global Animal

Dogs Can Help Your Infant Avoid The Doctor - Global Animal | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
“According to our results, there's no reason to be afraid of animal contact, or to avoid them,” Bergroth said. While many people preparing to have a child attempt to create an extremely hygienic environment, Bergroth said, the ...
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Human Undergoes Animal Testing for Animal Rights

Human Undergoes Animal Testing for Animal Rights | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Performance artist Jacqueline Traides agreed to publicly undergo animal testing techniques to show what animals endure in cosmetics testing labs. You can check out the video of her performance below, but be forewarned: it is rather graphic.
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Animal rights group wants Pamplona bull run banned | NTN24 NEWS

Animal rights group wants Pamplona bull run banned | NTN24 NEWS | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animal welfare group Vier Pfoten (Four Paws) urged Spanish authorities Friday to ban the famous Pamplona bull run, which left 22 people injured and 42 bulls dead this week.
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Missouri Horse Slaughter Plant Hopes To Be First To Operate In U.S.

Missouri Horse Slaughter Plant Hopes To Be First To Operate In U.S. | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Horse meat is sold for human consumption in China, Russia, Mexico and other foreign countries, according to Unified Equine, a Wyoming company proposing to open a horse-slaughter plant in Rockville, Missouri.
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5 Lessons Learned from the Fort Worth Animal Shelter Scramble ...

5 Lessons Learned from the Fort Worth Animal Shelter Scramble ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
There are blueprints available for shelters that wish to implement a social media marketing program to increase their save rate; there is no need to spend months researching how to do this, implementation can begin immediately. And results can be seen almost immediately. All it takes is an animal shelter, or city leadership, to support the volunteer program and provide them with the access to the animals and resources necessary to manage a successful social media plan. It really is that simple. And lives will be saved!
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Animal Rescue and Abused Horses in Danger | Tonic – Inspiring ...

Animal Rescue and Abused Horses in Danger | Tonic – Inspiring ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The Grace Foundation needs your help to tell about this horrific injustice that has put the legal ownership of these 48 rescued horses back into the hands of their original owner, Dwight Bennett, who is facing 65 felony counts of animal cruelty and neglect. The foundation needs the media to help unite the public in an effort to fight this injustice and help make it possible for The Grace Foundation to continue its mission of providing protection and care for innocent and abused animals.
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Philip Wollen: Animals Should Be Off The Menu | Bul Cat Cze Eng Esp Fra Gre Heb Ind Ita Per Por Rus

Philip Wollen addresses the St James Ethics and the Wheeler Centre debate

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The Founder Of Petfinder Identifies Animal Welfare Priorities at ...

The Founder Of Petfinder Identifies Animal Welfare Priorities at ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
One of the best minds in animal welfare in the United States now shared her analysis of the current priorities for the industry at BlogPaws 2012.
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Don't Punish Animal Rights Activists

Don't Punish Animal Rights Activists | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
We need to make sure our animal advocates are protected and are allowed to record acts of injustice against animals. Support our animal activists and sign the petition in opposition to H.F. 589 today.
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Jesse Eisenberg Wants To Save Exotic Birds

Jesse Eisenberg Wants To Save Exotic Birds | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Jesse Eisenberg, best known for his portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg in the movie "The Social Network", voiced the lead blue macaw in "Rio" (and it's upcoming sequel) and is now fronting a campaign to save exotic birds on behalf of the HSUS.“If an animal’s natural home is in the wild, then chances are, that’s where it belongs,” Eisenberg states in a new PSA. “Unfortunately, the demand for these intelligent, complex creatures – whether captive-bred or wild caught – is decimating the wild parrot species.”

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Animal experiments up 40 per cent in past decade - Belfast Telegraph

Animal welfare charities reacted angrily to news today that the number of animal experiments rose to a record high in Britain last year. Home Office figures showed that the number of procedures spiked by 2 per cent to 3.7 million, 40 per cent higher than a decade ago.

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Feline Depression

Feline Depression | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Think people are the only ones that get the blues? Think again. Cats often suffer from depression as a result of major changes in their routines, such as the death of a family member or companion animal, loneliness or a change in their environment.

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Tortured dog, Hope, finds forever home, reward increases for capture of abuser - Examiner.com

Tortured dog, Hope, finds forever home, reward increases for capture of abuser - Examiner.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Hope’s recovery has been deemed miraculous; however, the fact that her torturer is free brings a troubling aspect to this case. Sheriff Fowler spoke about the person who carried out the cruel and vicious acts against Hope, “This is the bottom line. If they will torture a defenseless creature, what else are they capable of? We need to find the person or persons responsible for this."

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Strayed: The Story of How the Animal Welfare Community Lost its Way

The story of how the animal welfare community lost its way, and how some people are working to bring it back home.
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Buenos Aires Zoo Faces Uncertain Future

Buenos Aires Zoo Faces Uncertain Future | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The Buenos Aires zoo, listed as a national historic monument for its Victorian pavilions, faces an uncertain future after the attempt by the capital government to sell it to the highest bidder, a move that was stopped in the courts by the opposition at the last moment.
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Animal welfare group wants chuckwagon races stopped after Stampede horse deaths

Animal welfare group wants chuckwagon races stopped after Stampede horse deaths | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
An animal welfare group wants the chuckwagon races at the Stampede halted after a crash that killed three horses and injured another.
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The South End :: Psychologist takes deeper look into canine mind

The South End :: Psychologist takes deeper look into canine mind | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

It has always been said that dogs are man’s best friends. While there are many preconceptions that working with dogs may better the person or the dog, scientific research supporting this notion has been difficult to find. Because of this, professor Annmarie Cano, Ph.D., Wayne State Department of Psychology director is now studying the effects of relationships between humans and dogs using shelter dogs and adolescents from juvenile detention centers as her test subjects.

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LUSH's Hard Hitting Campaign Against Animal Testing · Personal ...

Performance artist, Jacqueline Traide, turned herself a lab test subject in the LUSH Regent St store window to highlight some of the procedures done on animals by cosmetics companies who allow animal testing. Her hair was shaved. She was force-fed. She was covered in products… for ten whole hours. Hard hitting stuff. See for yourself!

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Millionaires who left their fortunes to animals | Gocompare.com News

Millionaires who left their fortunes to animals | Gocompare.com News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Does your animal have pet insurance? A nice warm bed? Good food? Plenty of exercise? You may think you're doing enough, but some owners go much, much further. Some leave their animals vast fortunes, so they can be ...
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Animal rights call for boycott of Belfast and the Olympics after Lennox’s execution

Animal rights call for boycott of Belfast and the Olympics after Lennox’s execution | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Despite the two year campaign to have the American Bull Dog/Lab-mix released and returned to his family and the 200,000 strong petition launched by “Save Lennox”, the city council stuck to their decision and killed the dog, however, the campaign doesn’t seem ready to let this rest.

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Animal cruelty goes unpunished, but not unnoticed - Examiner.com

Animal cruelty goes unpunished, but not unnoticed - Examiner.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
As people around the world mourn the death of Lennox, and thousands more innocent animals go to sleep uncared for and unloved, everyday heroes will continue in the fight against animal cruelty, saving one life at a time.
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Mistakes animal rights activists make - by Thom W. Conroy - Helium

Animal rights activists in general have done a fairly good job in promoting their message and agenda, but there are seemingly a few common mistakes animal rights activists make that at time hinders their ability to garner positive attention.

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Dogs May Mourn as Deeply as Humans Do - US News and World Report

Dogs May Mourn as Deeply as Humans Do - US News and World Report | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Experts say many canines exhibit clear signs of grief when their owner or animal housemate dies.

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Is the Meat You Are Eating Being Fed Animal Feces?

Is the Meat You Are Eating Being Fed Animal Feces? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Chicken litter, a rendered down mix of chicken manure, dead chickens, feathers and spilled feed, is marketed as a cheap feed product for cows. The beef industry likes it because it's cheaper than even corn and soy, so an estimated 2 BILLION pounds are purchased each year; yes, this is a very serious amount of this product being fed to animals. As if the idea of your burger being the product of manure and feathers isn't unsettling enough, about one-third of the chicken litter concoction is spilled feed, which includes cow meat and bone meal often used to feed chickens but which is supposed to be off limits for cows.

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