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Number of the Day: 20,400 (white rhinos remaining in the world)

September 22 is #WorldRhinoDay.

I was following the hashtag “#Iam4Rhinos” this morning and I saw that WWF tweeted that 20,400 is the approximate number of white rhino remaining in the world. 373 more words

Culture

Caption This!

Jack is a sweet senior Beagle looking for a home.  Doesn’t he look like he’s trying to whistle a tune?  Gotta love those two front teeth!

Animal Welfare is One Thing, Animal Rights is Another

I’ve seen comments on the internet saying shit like, “Animal welfare is one thing, but these people are pushing for animal right.” You’re damn right we’re pushing for animal rights. 382 more words

Vegan

No Empathy? Sign Up for Torture Studies at a University

For those planning to work under such conditions as described in the following articles, it might seem natural to never express any kind of empathy. For other sentient beings knowingly administering pain to a living being feels torturous at both ends. 175 more words

Animal Welfare

DIPLOMACY: EU-28, USA Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Mexico and Monaco file international démarche against Iceland’s whaling

The European Union (EU), its 28 Member States and the governments of the United States, Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Mexico and Monaco, on Monday (September 15, 2014) declared their opposition to the fact that the Icelandic government still permits commercial whaling, in particular the hunting of fin whales and the subsequent trading of fin whale products. 1,150 more words

Fisheries

Let the animals run wild?

It’s easy to think of farmers as the bad guys: Working only for profit and using barbaric instruments of torture to confine their animals. This is simply not the case. 711 more words

Opinion

Wolfdog in the House: Outfoxed by a Wolf?

Yesterday I was making a grand attempt to do chores. You know, that housework stuff. I truly should have been born a rich, rich woman so I could hire lovely people to do this stuff for me. 314 more words

Life As The Crazy Dog Lady