Monthly Archives: August 2011

August 2011 Animal News: 2 (from Animal Legal Defense Fund)

Mass Animal Suffering and the Collapse of Compassion Posted by Matthew Liebman, ALDF Staff Attorney on August 8th, 2011 A strange paradox constantly confronts activists in the animal protection movement: many members of the public express appropriate revulsion at cruelty … Continue reading

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Yvonne the Cow Makes Her Move!

Yvonne, A Cow Wrapped In A Mystery Inside A Forest

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Military Dogs, Part 2: Amazing Photos of K-9s in Action

****************************************************************** Photo Credits: U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Elizabeth Rissmiller; CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images; DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/Getty Images; BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images; U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Allen Stokes; MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images; K9 Storm Inc.; MANPREET ROMANA/AFP/Getty Images; Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. … Continue reading

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Military Canines, Part 1: Saying So Long to a War Veteran

A member of the United Sates Army for ten years,  she  put her life on the line. She was a drug-detector in Germany, where she was trained. She worked security in Kuwait. She worked patrol in Iraq. About seven months … Continue reading

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August 2011 Animal News – 1: from Peter Singer

“To seek to reduce the suffering of those who are completely under one’s domination,” writes Peter Singer,  professor of bioethics at Princeton University and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne, “and unable to fight back, is truly a mark of … Continue reading

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Oscar the Cat

A Day in the Life of Oscar the Cat David M. Dosa, M.D., M.P.H. From The New England Journal of Medicine ———————————————————– Oscar the Cat awakens from his nap, opening a single eye to survey his kingdom. From atop the … Continue reading

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