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Do shelters save animals? - International Fund for Animal Welfare

Do shelters save animals? - International Fund for Animal Welfare | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
When we see dogs or cats suffering or being killedon the street we, of course, want to do something; to help them in some way. If we could just remove these animals from harm and build somewhere safe for them to live then that would solve the problem, wouldn't it?
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Encouraging empathy and compassion for other sentient beings through education and information.
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Success! The Vancouver Aquarium Will No Longer Keep Whales And Dolphins In Captivity

Success! The Vancouver Aquarium Will No Longer Keep Whales And Dolphins In Captivity | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animal advocates are celebrating another victory for whales and dolphins: Vancouver Aquarium has announced that it's giving up its fight to keep them in
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Ohio House bill would prohibit dog, cat and euthanized animal remains in pet food

Ohio House bill would prohibit dog, cat and euthanized animal remains in pet food | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
House Bill 560 would ban dog and cat remains from commercial pet food. Chemicals that euthanize animals, such as pentobarbital, would also not be allowed.
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Holy frijoles, I had NO idea they were used in pet food!
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Cash Before Conservation – A damning report on the commoditization of our lions

Cash Before Conservation – A damning report on the commoditization of our lions | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Criminal syndicates may use the legal trade in lion bones from our captive lion population, as a cover for illegal wildlife trade, reveals new report. A damning report titled “Cash before Conservation, an overview of the breeding of lions for hunting and bone trade” in South Africa, was released by the UK-based Born Free FoundationRead More
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Gorilla with a human-like strut likes to keep his hands clean, zoo says - CBS News

Gorilla with a human-like strut likes to keep his hands clean, zoo says - CBS News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Louis has been a star at the Philadelphia Zoo for the past 14 years, but new videos have brought him nationwide attention
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Dozens of Fashion Houses Are Ditching Fur – Let's Get Dolce & Gabbana to Join!

Dozens of Fashion Houses Are Ditching Fur – Let's Get Dolce & Gabbana to Join! | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
As a petition encouraging Dolce & Gabbana to ditch fur points out, a recent PETA exposé on mink fur, which is commonly used in their clothing, showed the horrific cruelty involved. 
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Last of Four Defendants Sentenced to Prison in Multi-State Dog Fighting Conspiracy | OPA | Department of Justice

Last of Four Defendants Sentenced to Prison in Multi-State Dog Fighting Conspiracy | OPA | Department of Justice | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Four defendants were sentenced this month in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey, as a result of their roles in a multi-state dog fighting conspiracy that extended to New Mexico and Indiana. Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito of the District of New Jersey made the announcement.
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'Denial' - is meat the new climate change?

'Denial' - is meat the new climate change? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The European Parliament's agriculture committee meets on Tuesday, with speculation that the EPP will vote against a report on the EU plant protein plan if it mentions switching away from animals to plant-based diets.
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Being a Dog’s Best Friend

Being a Dog’s Best Friend | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Dogs may be man’s best friend, but the leash pulls both ways. New research offers simple yet promising ways you can make a difference in a dog's life.
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Scientists predict catastrophic loss of forest fauna and flora due to CO2 emissions | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Scientists predict catastrophic loss of forest fauna and flora due to CO2 emissions | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
If we don't do something to slow our carbon emissions, we could lose up to half of all the plant and animal species in the world's forests.
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Ancient Maya traded dogs for use in religious ceremonies, new study shows

Ancient Maya traded dogs for use in religious ceremonies, new study shows | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The ancient Maya imported dogs from across Guatemala for religious rituals.
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Some dogs were royalty, others were dinner in ancient Mayan culture

Some dogs were royalty, others were dinner in ancient Mayan culture | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Study provides earliest evidence of animal domestication and treatment in early Latin America
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Seven creatures with skills that easily beat humans

Seven creatures with skills that easily beat humans | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
What scientists learn about animal cognition helps unravel the mysteries of intelligence.
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Get Wise About Water: Ideas and Resources for Teaching About Water Issues

Get Wise About Water: Ideas and Resources for Teaching About Water Issues | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
by Marsha Rakestraw Many of us take for granted washing our hands, using flush toilets, getting a drink of clean…
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Veganism Is Being Redefined in Black Communities

Veganism Is Being Redefined in Black Communities | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
More people are connecting the health implications of a vegan diet with the struggle against race-based oppression. Food is a key part of any culture. Take the USA: Could there be a more potent symbol of all things Americana than BBQ? For many, to go against this national pastime amounts to a form of treason. Which is why it should cause little surprise to learn that a new culture has begun to take root among African Americans: veganism.
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Barrow Pets at Home to stop selling rabbits over Easter and offer workshops on how to care for the pets responsibly | The Mail

Barrow Pets at Home to stop selling rabbits over Easter and offer workshops on how to care for the pets responsibly | The Mail | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
WORKSHOPS are being held at a Barrow pet shop this Easter to educate children about keeping rabbits responsibly.
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Pizza Hut to Use 25% MORE Cheese in Sad Attempt to Bring Back Dairy – Here's Why They Should Add Vegan Cheese

Pizza Hut to Use 25% MORE Cheese in Sad Attempt to Bring Back Dairy – Here's Why They Should Add Vegan Cheese | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Um, Pizza Hut, what's going on here? More than 6,000 U.S. locations of the American restaurant chain are adding 25 percent MORE cheese to their pizzas, as part of an industry-wide dairy checkoff program with Dairy Management Inc (DMI). T
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Animal testing doesn’t lead to medicines: time to stop it | Daily Telegraph

Animal testing doesn’t lead to medicines: time to stop it | Daily Telegraph | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
FOUR years ago today, an organ transplant went horribly wrong.
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How the Illegal Wildlife Trade Is Related to Infectious Disease and Why This Poses a Deadly Risk to Humans

How the Illegal Wildlife Trade Is Related to Infectious Disease and Why This Poses a Deadly Risk to Humans | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The vast majority of the deadliest infectious diseases that have afflicted mankind throughout our history are termed zoonotic infections. These are infections that are spread from animal to man or indeed, man to animal.
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21-Year-Old Launches Vegan Restaurant To Prove Healthy Food Isn’t Just For The Rich

21-Year-Old Launches Vegan Restaurant To Prove Healthy Food Isn’t Just For The Rich | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
For those who don’t have $20 to spend on a Whole Foods salad or $10 to splurge on a juice, nutrient-dense meals can be hard to come by. That’s why 21-year-old  Francesca “Sol” Chaney founded Sol Sip, a vegan restaurant that is affordable and healthy.
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The Turtle Extinction Crisis

The Turtle Extinction Crisis | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Nearly half of all freshwater turtles and tortoises are at risk of disappearing forever, a new report warns
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There's a New Digital Baby Monitor for Pets Flying on Planes

There's a New Digital Baby Monitor for Pets Flying on Planes | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Technology may put pet owners more at ease.
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N.Y. Lawmaker Unveils Pet Passenger Bill Of Rights « CBS New York

N.Y. Lawmaker Unveils Pet Passenger Bill Of Rights « CBS New York | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The family of a puppy that died on a United Airlines flight joined animal rights advocates and lawmakers for a demonstration at LaGuardia Airport on Sunday afternoon.
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Conservation groups call for 'archaic' shark control program to be abolished in Queensland - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Conservation groups call for 'archaic' shark control program to be abolished in Queensland - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
New data reveals more than 500 sharks have been caught off Queensland as a result of a controversial shark control program.
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Science Alert: Platypus Milk Could Help Us Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Science Alert: Platypus Milk Could Help Us Fight Antibiotic Resistance | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A new report out about Australia's oddest animal, the platypus, claims that a newly discovered protein in the critters' milk could help humans fight the
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2017 Was a Big Year for Fighting Puppy Mills – Here's What We Can Do to Make 2018 Even Better

2017 Was a Big Year for Fighting Puppy Mills – Here's What We Can Do to Make 2018 Even Better | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Over 250 ordinances banning the retail sale of dogs and cats have been passed over the past several years, showing that cities across the U.S. and Canada are willing to take a stand against the cruel puppy mill industry and help promote pet adoption instead.
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