Pet leasing appears to be the latest scheme to bilk the unwary of their hard-earned dollars. Many humans thought they were the legal owners of their pets, only to discover that their beloved animals were “leases.”
Cats were bred to be our companions. A cat who lives all his life without attaching to a human is not fulfilling his biological destiny.
California has already passed a law that prohibits pet stores from selling animals born and raised in mills. And other states are following suit. Many cities have also enacted laws that protect animals from the […]
When I walk the streets of east Louisville, Kentucky, I see a town that loves its dogs. Dogs and their humans are everywhere: in the Morton Avenue Dog Park, in the dog friendly wine shops, […]
I’m sixty. But I have a baby. A twelve-week-old Siberian husky named Finn. He’s the last baby I’ll ever have. “When we’re seventy, we’re going to adopt old dogs,” I told my husband. “The ones […]
The top ten animal rights issues are climate change, habitat destruction due to human development practices, invasive species, and seven more.
Are zoos really cruel? Is animal abuse in zoos actually common? Answer: It completely depends on the zoo. Some zoos have gone to great trouble and expense to recreate habitats for the animals in their […]
When it comes to facts about animals abuse, dogs and cats get the most attention. According to the ASPCA, shelters euthanize 670,000 dogs every year in the United States. And 860,000 cats meet the same […]
Luckily, most of us can’t afford the $100,000 price tag. Not being rich is a blessing in some way. People who live on the ground don’t have moral dilemmas like whether to adopt a dog […]
Pet rescue organizations often make it difficult to adopt a dog. Some have said it’s easier to adopt a child. Here are some typical questions that are asked on application forms and the correct answers. This is kind of a cheat sheet for adopting a dog from a rescue.