The First Unitarian Church of Louisville, Kentucky held its annual blessing of the animals in the church sanctuary. Animal companions were blessed both in person and virtually in a slide show. Reverend Kathy Hurt […]
October brings us one of the most beautiful pet lovers’ traditions: the blessing of the animals. This is when churches open their courtyards, lawns, and sometimes even their sanctuaries to pets and their owners. Typically, […]
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.”
Dogs are not wild animals. But what if they had to be? Would they latch onto the first human that came along? Probably. At least that’s what Wes Anderson hypothesizes in his latest film, Isle […]
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 […]