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How to Make Vet Visits a More Pleasant Experience for Your Pet
Offbeat  (tags: visits to vet, pets, pet carrier, carrier, animals, cats, dogs, humans, interesting, safety )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - beachesvet.com
If your pet's carrier or crate only comes out when it's time to visit the vet, he or she may develop a negative association with it. As soon as the carrier makes an appearance, your pet might just decide to curl up under your bed
Dog Finds Way Back Home After Being Poisoned and Kidnapped By Dog Meat Dealers
Offbeat  (tags: dog owners, kidnapping, reunited with owner, dog cruelty, dog meat trade, china, escaping, back home, protection, safety )

Kalliope
- 3 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A beloved pet dog in China who was stolen by thieves and destined for the dog meat industry had a very lucky escape and managed to find his way home to his relieved owner after being missing for several days. The dog's guardian, Mr Xiao of Gaoping...
Three Indian Owls Rescued From Wildlife Trafficking Racket
Offbeat  (tags: india, owls, rescued animals, injured, wildlife trafficking, deplorable conditions, rehabilitation, safety, Prevention of Animal cruelty, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation )

Kalliope
- 5 days ago - hsi.org
BANGALORE, India--Karnataka Forest Department's Chikkaballapur Division Officers, under the direction of DCF Dr. Manjunath I.F.S, rescued three Indian eagle-owls (Bubo bengalensis) from traffickers of the Hakki-pikki tribe about six kilometres from...
Can Taking a Flight Kill Your Pet? Here Are the Stats.
Offbeat  (tags: flight, killing, pets, stats, department of transportation, animals, shipped as cargo, air, dogs, cats, safety )

Lone
- 7 days ago - nj.com
New data released by the Department of Transportation shows that not all animals shipped as cargo by air make it safety to their destination.
New Study: Microplastics Pushing Sharks and Whales Toward Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Microplastics, sharks, whales, marine mammals, extinction, harmful to animals, ocean pollution, ban of plastic, stronger protection laws, safety, Animal Welfare, changing attitudes, Sustainable Development, clean up )

Kalliope
- 9 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A new study reveals that oceanic megafauna such as whale sharks, baleen whales, and mobuild rays are endangered by microplastics. They are filter feeders, which means they don't have teeth, but rather plates through which they strain food and water.
Petition - Praise Fire Department for Going Above and Beyond to Save Stranded Cat
Offbeat  (tags: fire department, Cat rescuers, ethical behaviour, Animal Welfare, compassionate people, foster home, safety )

Kalliope
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise the Logan Fire Department for saving a stray cat from a cliff. For ten days, a stray cat was stuck on a 100-foot cliff without access to food or water. After failed attempts by animal rescue groups, locals, and rock climbers, the Logan Fire...
Infographic: Human Food Poisonous or Safe for Your Cat?
Offbeat  (tags: infographic, human foods, poisonous, safety, cats, animals, interesting, protection, society, safety )

Lone
- 24 days ago - katzenworld.co.uk
Today weâEUR(TM)ve got a fabulous infographic on what human food is safe and what isnâEUR(TM)t safe for our little friends.
VIDEO: Hero Police Save Unconscious Dog From Blazing Apartment Fire
Offbeat  (tags: Abandoned placed, fire, unconscious, Police Officer, saved dog, protection, safety, adoption needed )

Kalliope
- 27 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
On January 7 of this year, Atlanta police responded to a terrifying call - an entire abandoned apartment building was engulfed in flames. While dousing the monster blaze, Officer Robert Winkler found a dog, unconscious from smoke inhalation, and pulled...
Endangered Olive Ridley Turtles Found Dead Along Chennai Coast
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Species, turtles, gill nets, fishing, questionable practices, biodiversity, wildlife loss, Wildlife conservation, wrong prorities, changes, prevention, stronger protection, safety )

Kalliope
- 27 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
On Wednesday night, twenty-two Olive Ridley Turtles were found dead on the shores of Chennai along the Bay of Bengal. This is in addition to the one hundred carcasses that have already washed up on Chennai's shores over the past two weeks.
57 Dogs Saved From S. Korean Dog Meat Trade in Emotional Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: South Korea, dog meat trade, starvation, deplorable conditions, rescued dogs, better life, Loving homes, safety, good people )

Kalliope
- 28 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
In an incredible rescue effort, Humane Society International (HSI), partnering with Change for Animals Foundation (CFAF), have rescued 57 dogs from a dog meat farm in South Korea. These dogs, some puppies as young as two days old, had spent their...
VIDEO: Rescued Lab Chimps Step Outside for the Very First Time
Offbeat  (tags: laboratories, chimpanzees, Animal Cruelty, rescued, freedoms, better life, safety )

Kalliope
- 34 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
This heartwarming video from Project Chimps shows once-captive chimpanzees going outside for the first time in their lives. The chimps were rescued from labs, where they were used for cruel medical experiments.
Best And Worst States For Animal Protection Laws, 2017 Report Released
Offbeat  (tags: animal protection laws, improvements, stiffer penalties, animals, humans, safety )

Lone
- 36 days ago - aldf.org
More than half of all states significantly improved their animal protection laws in the last five years. Improvements come in many forms including stiffer penalties for offenders, stronger standards of care for animals,
It's Not Just Human Bloodshed: War Is Killing Our Wildlife, Too
Offbeat  (tags: war, animal killings, wildlife loss, sufferings, Habitat Destruction, ecosystems, living conditions, safety, risks, effects, food, destruction )

Kalliope
- 37 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
The effects of war on human populations are generally well documented. With some exceptions, the harm done to animals and ecosystems is considered only as an afterthought (if at all). But this week, in a letter in science journal Nature, researchers...
VIDEO: Vet Stays in Freezing Doghouse to Show Exactly Why Your Pet Belongs Indoors
Offbeat  (tags: Veternarian, experiment, doghouse, freezing temperatures, proper animal care, safety, animal rights, animal welfare laws )

Kalliope
- 38 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
To demonstrate the dangers of leaving a pet outside in the cold for too long, veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward filmed himself spending a freezing night in a doghouse during winter. He resolved to stay in there as long as he could "stand it."
 

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