“Humane education gives Animal Humane Society the ability to prevent animal cruelty before it starts,” states Tammy Noack, Humane Education Manager for AHS. “Our focus is to help students develop compassion, empathy, and respect for animals. We can change attitudes regarding what is acceptable and what is not when it comes to how animals should be treated.”
Browsing: Animal Rights
Eggs delivered by the Easter Bunny are as much a part of the holiday as a tree is at Christmas. And many people will buy a rabbit to accompany an Easter basket and an egg hunt. But rabbits are not seasonal promotional items; they represent a 10-year commitment.
When you have pets, you need to take care of them by giving them love, attention, medical care and of course making sure that they are fed. Unfortunately, some people can’t seem to understand how important this responsibility really is. In tonight’s episode, the Rescue Ink team takes on some pretty “Desperate Dogs” and their owners to make sure the pets are well taken care of.
Six genetically identical puppies began work for South Korea’s customs agency, sniffing out drugs. They all share the same name, TOPPY (tomorrow & puppy combined) because they were all cloned from the same superb sniffer dog named Chase (a Labrador Retriever in Canada).
The dogs went through an 16-month training program and are now hard at work sniffing out drugs at Seoul’s Incheon International airport and at border
In the United States alone, as many as ten million animals enter shelters each year and millions must be euthanized due to lack of space. Explore.org, a brand new concept that combines philantrhopy, travel, and learning embarks on fact-finding missions to identify potential grant recipients and document the great works of non-profit organizations through films and photography.
In this video, Explore speaks with Jo-Anne Dixon, the Executive Director and
THOUSANDS OF PETS SUFFERED ILLNESS, DEATH THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Matt J. Whitworth, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Nevada company and its owners pleaded guilty in federal court today to distributing a tainted ingredient used to make pet food, which resulted in a nationwide recall of pet food and the death and serious illness of countless pets
One of the pets blogs I frequent, Gandalf and Grayson, posted a story about Blackie and Little Jim today that makes my heart sick. It makes my stomach turn so much so that I nearly couldn’t read the original story in the Valdosta Daily Times.
There were 3 cats in the story, one of which had to be euthanized and two of which are alive but have
Help SSP Save the Tote Bag Puppies…
These 4 babies were left in a TOTE BAG outside of Heard County Animal Control. They were dehydrated, starving and scared. Unfortunately, one of their siblings died from the stress of the terrible ordeal. Who could do such a thing to loving puppies?
Unfortunately the reality is that pitbulls, even if they are tiny innocent babies, get the short end
Every time I see a shopping mall pet store, I wish I could stand in front of it and show the passersby an elderly Chihuahua named Sophia. Sophia is the reason no one should ever buy an animal from a pet store. Like most dogs for sale in stores, she came from a puppy mill…
When I first met Sophia, I didn’t think she would ever get over
Five Things You Can Do to Help Companion Animals in Distress
Chances are that when you look around your home, you see one or more four-legged creatures gazing patiently back at you: dogs and cats. Recent pet industry statistics show that over 63% of American homes keep pets, and that over 40% of pet-owners think of their pets as highly-valued members of the family. People of all ages, colors