Thursday , 30 March 2017

Author Archives: Charles Yarbrough

Japanese Officials Apologize for Taking Whale Meat Gifts

The Fisheries Agency of Japan has been forced to apologize for the misconduct of five officials who accepted gifts of whale meat totaling about US$3,000 from Kyodo Senpaku. This for-profit company conducts the collection, processing and wholesale selling of whale specimens and meat from Japan’s annual “research” whale hunt, which is conducted by the Institute of Cetacean Research, a privately-owned, ... Read More »

Cerebellar hypoplasia

Cerebellar hypoplasia is a disorder found in cats and dogs in which the cerebellum is not completely mature at birth. Symptoms Usually symptoms of cerebellar hypoplasia can be seen immediately at birth in cats, but sometimes can take two months or so to become apparent in dogs. Cerebellar hypoplasia causes jerky movements, tremors and generally uncoordinated motion. The animal often ... Read More »

A dog’s wish

1. My life is likely to last 10 to 15 years. Any separation from you will be painful to me. Remember that before you buy me. 2. Give me time to understand what you want from me. 3. Place your trust in me. It’s crucial to my well-being. 4. Dont be angry with me for long, price and don’t lock ... Read More »

Fighting rooster kills owner

Indian police say the “dangerous rooster” is thought to have killed Singrai Soren after being forced back into the ring soon after his last fight. The animal had emerged victorious, but witnesses said the victim died after the feathered fiend cut his throat with razor blades attached to its legs as he tried to immediately force it into another bout. ... Read More »

Undercover at Smithfield Foods

An investigator from The Humane Society of the United States documented the suffering endured by female breeding pigs held in severely restrictive gestation crates on a factory farm operated by a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer. Read More »