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Prominent scientists sign declaration that animals have conscious awareness, just like us

Yet another shocking surprise…. I’m pleased that Stephen Hawking is among the scientists who’ve broken the timeworn idea that animals don’t have the same sensibilities or rights that we do. THANK YOU, Scientists! –tr* An international group of prominent scientists … Continue reading

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Cinema Verde Films to Help Feed Pets Tonight! |

    Cardboard, a film by North Carolina high school student Tara-Nicole Azarian, won “Best Young Filmmaker” at Cinema Verde this year and Carbon for Water, also a Cinema Verde 2012 Official Selection, will both be screened at the Civic … Continue reading

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Hooray for Pups Rescued from Italian Lab!

  In broad daylight today, Italian activists raided Green Hill, a major breeder of beagles for vivisection labs, rescuing thirty dogs. This week is World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week. Incursione dentro Green Hill, liberati i cuccioli – Bassa – Giornale … Continue reading

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October Is Adopt-a-Dog Month! — Zootoo Pet News

  For those pet owners who have created a loving forever home for a four-legged family member, every day is a celebration of pet adoption. But each October, the American Humane Association and other rescue groups increase efforts to place … Continue reading

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Lab Chimps See Sunlight For The First Time

A few months ago, 180 chimpanzees at a federal primate facility in New Mexico were the subject of a debate between the National Institutes of Health and animal-rights activists, who wanted the chimps to be released to a sanctuary where … Continue reading

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Corgi Jail Break Will Steal Your Heart

Meet Ferris and Dot: brother and sister Corgis who refuse to let a little thing like a locked crate come between them. These two fuzzy life partners have a lot of roaming around the house to do, so it’s up … Continue reading

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Woman Saves Choking Bear | The Outside Blog

Great story from Outside Magazine: Early this month, a Wisconsin woman stuck her hand down a black bear’s throat to save the bear from choking, The Lakeland Times reports. Patricia Torres, 47, woke up at 5:30am to hear a sow … Continue reading

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Inside the Minds of Animals – TIME

Humans have a fraught relationship with beasts. They are our companions and our laborers. We love them and cage them, admire them and abuse them. And, of course, we cook and eat them. Our dodge has always been that animals … Continue reading

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The Bible and Human ‘Dominion’ Over Animals: Superiority or Responsibility?

Anyone who lives with animals or has observed them at any length will tell you that they can seem pretty darn smart. 2010-08-13- Recent studies confirm that they are, in diverse ways and to varying degrees. That’s the point of … Continue reading

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Dachshund Saves Owner After Seeking Help From Neighbor

A small dog who refused to return home until a neighbor followed her helped rescue her owner after he collapsed at home following heart surgery. Charles Mitchell said he was working in his yard last week in the Oregon wine … Continue reading

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