While it's no surprise that these investigations have meant a black eye for the industry, these blatant attempts to thwart them seem to be even worse. Even the industry's own commentators are now weighing in on the harm caused by ag-gag bills.
There's a big and important difference between canine behavior that is abnormal and behavior that is actually normal given the dog's circumstances, but undesirable.
Natural therapies like stretching, chiropractic, and regular physical activity are very important to maintaining your dog's comfort, mobility and quality of life. Providing daily walks followed by a short session of gentle stretching can do wonders for your pet both physically and mentally.
Today, on this World Environment Day, a day that celebrates all the courageous and positive environmental actions taking place around the world, I stop to reflect on what being an environmentalist means to me.
I have a friend who just got a puppy and named him Fredo after the traitorous brother of Michael Corleone in the "Godfather" movies. I might have to ask him if I can borrow the name.
The Costa Rican authorities must take concerted action to bring those responsible to justice, and to protect the sea turtles and the critical natural capital the country and its people depend on for economic development and well-being.
Most dogs and cats will occasionally lick their feet or rub their face. There are some pets, however, that are consumed by this activity to the point that they traumatize their skin till its raw and inflamed. These pets are suffering and need a therapeutic plan of action to help.
The second you feel secure in your job, your kid changes, leaving you utterly confused. That's how people make millions upon millions of dollars writing books and trying to teach parents how to be parents.
Have you ever dreamed of spending quality time with elephants? Then look no further than Abu, where guests are able to interact with the camp's fascinating herd of rescued, orphaned and raised elephants.
When you consider that animals bring on their own assaults, it is not hard to understand this same mentality when applied to all sorts of people by other people.
(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 3, 2013 edition.) Scientists and engineers questioned the cost and longevity of san...
I told you about how I worked as a high-end dog walker for a hot minute, right? The diversity of dogs you meet in this line of work surpasses the differences I've encountered among humans. It teaches you a lot about patience and compassion.
This is a testament to the dangers of overfeeding your pet. There are many stories of neglect, abuse and abandonment. For Sunny and Rosie, their pre...
I called 911. Someone picked up right away. "This is the New York State Police, please state the nature of your emergency." Nature, indeed. "Squirrel!" I shouted. "There is a squirrel in my house!"
This is like putting a heavy inexperienced amateur fighter in ring with a taller, leaner professional with a mean history of fights under his belt.
When the Smiths arrived that evening, Honey gave John's Gucci loafers a good sniff. He passed her test, and she went on her way without so much as a snarl. Her indifference came as something of a relief. I believe dogs possess a sixth sense about people.