By migrating illegally, Ted Nugent is sticking it to Mexico by giving them a taste of their own medicine. Let's see how the Mexicans like it when Ted Nugent tunnels in under the border!
We often hear people say that being vegan, or not being vegan, is a "personal choice." But, is it really?
I have two grandchildren and a third on the way. My granddaughter Katherine calls me Dolfo. My wife chose Mimi as her name for grandchildren. I decided if she was Mimi, as an opera lover I would be Rudolpho.
Puppy mills and pet factories are likely to lose yet another important market in the ongoing battle between animal protection advocates, consumer protection advocates and the $84 billion pet trade industry.
Back in 2000 when I was still living in the UK, I was involved in a terrible car accident. I was driving on a highway when all of a sudden a rabbit da...
We try to imagine how animals see the world, but even our pets are mysterious to us. However, understanding the way their eyes work, or their sense of smell, for example, it helps us to appreciate them even more and adds a measure of empathy, if nothing else.
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, and the ASPCA is urging supporters across the country to support their efforts to fight animal cruelty. This post is dedicated to their efforts, and to the efforts of animal lovers everywhere who spend time saving all animals from cruelty and danger.
Fewer than 35,000 African lions roam the wild today, down from at least 100,000 in the 1960s. Their range has contracted as well, and currently encomp...
With all the problems facing us as a society, and all the challenges in our world, it is easy to lose sight of the possibility of making a difference with our lives.
Corporations, and governments too, have an incentive to limit the freedom of the press. These are powerful entities, often in cahoots, that can and will ignore the First Amendment when they can get away with it.
So-called "ag-gag" bills that criminalize undercover filming on farms and at slaughterhouses to document criminal animal abuse are sweeping the countr...
April has more pet awareness events than any other time of year.. But why do we even need to have a month filled with reminders that we have to continue to bring cruelty to animals to the forefront of the news?
Why did we set up a tableau that nearly caused London's taxi drivers to crash into each other on one of the city's busiest streets? Because Fortnum & Mason still has the indecency to sell foie gras, a "fancy foodstuff" that causes so much suffering that it is illegal to produce it in the U.K.
Lamby doesn't understand psychiatry, but he understands how to treat psychiatric symptoms. He might not look like a service dog; even when wearing his bright blue working dog vest, he looks more like a circus performer. But his skills are undeniable.
The ranchers who influence the Bureau for Land Management (BLM) policy view wild horses as competition for cheap, taxpayer-subsidized livestock grazing on public lands. They want them gone, and the BLM has been only too happy to comply.
With our food system the way it currently is, there are many reasons to be angry about industrialized animal agriculture. Check out the slideshow to get informed about the issues surrounding factory farming and learn how to get involved.