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Animal Safety

Wildlife Services' -- AKA Murder, Inc.'s -- Unregulated Killing Fields: The Body Count of this Killing Agency is Sickeningly Reprehensible

Marc Bekoff | Posted 10.12.2016 | Green
Marc Bekoff

“Wildlife Services is one of the most opaque and least accountable agencies I know of. It is not capable of reforming itself. They need a mandate fo...

Yoplait Yogurt Cups Have Been Killing Small Animals For Years

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

Laura Simon calls Yoplait yogurt cups a "death sentence" for skunks. Small animals will stick their heads inside all sorts of discarded food containe...

NYC Health Says Dogs Are Unsanitary. Really, Dogs Are Awesome.

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living

A new bill proposed in New York state would make it legal for dog owners to dine with their pups in the outdoor areas of restaurants, like patios and ...

Taxpayer-Supported Animal Cruelty

Cathy Kangas | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Cathy Kangas

We need to look at every government agency that either uses animals or is responsible for animal control to determine if low cost alternatives are available for research experiments or population control.

Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst: Disaster Preparedness With Pets

Natasha Ashton | Posted 10.30.2012 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

Rather than leave a beloved family member behind in rising flood waters, people chose to stay put with their animals and hope for the best, too often with deadly results.

7 Tips To Keep Kids Safe Around Dogs

Posted 08.24.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Morieka Johnson: Even if your child is comfortable around pets, it pays to discuss safety tips as they return to schoo...

Stuck Bear Climbs To Safety On Ladder (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This bear wasn't caught with his paws in the honey jar but close to it. He was trapped in a skateboarding park in Colorado. After spending the night i...