Thursday , 24 August 2017

Letters

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 »

14 of the most endangered species

14 of the most endangered species

The red list includes 188 mammals in the highest threat category of critically endangered, including the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), which has a population of just 84-143 adults and has continued to decline due to a shortage of its primary prey, the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) China’s Père David’s deer (Elaphurus davidianus), is listed as extinct in the wild. However, ... Read More »

Animal Abuse from US military upper staff

Animal Abuse from US military upper staff

One of my good college friends is in Iraq right now. A couple months ago, she told me about Baghdad Pups, a really amazing organization that provides medical care, clearance and transport for the animals U.S. soldiers have come to love during deployment in the Middle East. There are some initiatives that everyone – regardless of their political views – ... Read More »