Friday , 15 December 2017

Letters

Animal populations surge in Ugandan national parks

The number of animals in Uganda’s national parks and game reserves has soared over the past decade, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) says. The latest figures show that the population of some species has doubled since 1999, spokeswoman Lillian Nsubuga said. Wildlife had benefited from improved monitoring and the expulsion of rebels from the country, she added. The animals on ... Read More »

The lost dogs

It’s hard to imagine that it has already been over three years since the news broke about Michael Vick ‘s deep involvement in a horrific dog fighting ring.  While the public saw what happened to Vick, patient little is known about what happened to the pit bulls he abused…until now. In THE LOST DOGS: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale ... Read More »

10 Reasons Not to Buy a Puppy From a Pet Store

10 Reasons Not to Buy a Puppy From a Pet Store

  Most dog lovers know about the often horrid conditions of puppy mills, the unregulated breeding facilities owned by disreputable breeders. Dogs are often bred far too frequently, are kept cramped together in squalor, and are not socialized with humans. In addition, these breeders do not always care about the health and strength of the breed, which often results in ... Read More »

Vick in news again

Virginia Beach, Virginia, authorities have decided not to file charges in a shooting incident that happened at a birthday party for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick. Investigators know the identity of the shooter, but the victim and witnesses would not cooperate with the investigation, police said. Authorities said they will not release the name of the shooter because he has ... Read More »

Teens face two charges of animal cruelty after posting cat abuse on YouTube

Teens face two charges of animal cruelty after posting cat abuse on YouTube

Lawton_Two Lawton area teens accused of beating a cat and posting it on YouTube over the weekend will be going through the juvenile justice process in Oklahoma.  The 14 and 16-year-old brothers each face two charges of animal cruelty after law enforcement was directed to two videos on Sunday that showed the beating and torture of the grey cat named ... Read More »