We scream, you scream, and apparently we all, piglets included, scream for ice cream! During a hot summer day, Max DiNatale decided to treat his mini pig named Pickle to a sweet dessert. When he came back with a vanilla ice cream cone, Pickle was snoozing in his little bed.
While in Florida, the Malaysian Department of Fisheries' Director General and I submitted a turtle-excluder device (TED) that had been designed specifically for use in Malaysia to the NMFS for rigorous testing. Every turtle escaped in less than one minute. This was a crucial turning point.
Indeed, we could view our era's progress as proof of our improving, better nature. But if we're paying attention with both eyes open, we can also see how the industries that profit from animal exploitation continue to fight advances in animal welfare and law every step of the way.
In November 1995 I was on an anti-poaching patrol in the Zambezi Valley on the Zambian side of the river. I was carrying my .375 H&H and leading as it was a dangerous game area so the immediate threat was bumping into lion, buffalo, elephant or other beasties.
A couple tourists to Krueger National Park in South Africa got to witness one little guy fall behind when he couldn't keep up when they stumbled upon a baby elephant in the road.
They say the opposite of shame is pride or honor, but most people -- and most countries -- have a lot more of the former than the latter. While a lot ...
Lisa LaVerdiere is the Executive Director of Home For Life Animal Sanctuary, which is small but mighty, and she knows that a small sanctuary can make a big difference.
It's a shame that so many millions of felines are put to sleep before given their chance to shine.
Americans' Exposure To Heat Extremes Could Rise 6-Fold By 2050 - exposing vastly more Americans to dangerous heat waves due to a combination of rising temperatures and rapid population growth in the South and West, a new study warns.
The truth is we're all capable of a hurting someone tremendously. But we're also all capable of loving someone tremendously. We're capable of helping, healing, and accepting someone. Pit bulls are no different.
Isn't that what life is ultimately about? You marry someone and there is love and I know that sometimes it's impossible to get past the betrayal and the very deep hurt -- but sometimes it is possible.
As a nation, we take animal cruelty seriously. It disturbs us--we condemn it and our laws forbid it. But the laws must also be enforced. In our efforts to create a safe and peaceful society, allowing animal cruelty to go unprosecuted is detrimental.
Dogs are immediately emotionally accessible. No barriers. That's more than I can say about most people. Maybe we can say goodbye, but far too often we cloak our feelings with words.
Any decent HR consultant would tell you there are many candidates who interview and present well, but end up being poor employees, and Ray McDonald is no exception.