Consequences

Consequences

Consequences – By now a lot of people have seen the video of the man – (allegedly) abusing a young, female Doberman on an elevator in an upscale Vancouver condo. He may have felt that he was out of sight – not being seen. Whether he only momentarily lost his temper or not – I don’t know. What I do know is that what he appeared to be doing to this dog – (if accurate) – in the video is wrong.

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Who Works In A Slaughterhouse Or A Kill Shelter

Who Works In A Slaughterhouse Or A Kill Shelter

Who Works In A Slaughterhouse Or A Kill Shelter – If you have already made the connection between animal suffering and human responsibility you are probably already a vegan or vegetarian. If not – in all probability if someone said to us – here is your pig on a leash – kill him yourself for dinner tonight – most people would not be able to follow through with the task.

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World Animal Day – October 4, 2014

World Animal Day – October 4, 2014

World Animal Day – October 4, 2014 – Human beings have far more in common than not – but we tend to forget that in our constant striving for supremacy – we are right and you are wrong – greed – the pursuit of money and recognition – the need to dominate – corruption – the destruction of our environment by irresponsible corporations and absurd political posturing.

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A Guide To Heatstroke In Dogs – What To Do

A Guide To Heatstroke In Dogs – What To Do

A Guide To Heatstroke In Dogs – What To Do – It’s important to know how to respond if you see a dog in distress from the heat. With temperatures soaring into the high 30′s and 40′s – it’s essential to remember our furry friends.

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To Be Destroyed

To Be Destroyed

To Be Destroyed – these words are synonymous with the happier “put to sleep” – the not so nice “put down” or the commonly accepted “euth listed”  or “death row dogs and cats”. It’s as if we are speaking about goods in a hardware store – “just go down aisle 3 and you’ll find your “put down” on the right hand side – third shelf from the bottom.

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Greyhounds – A Darker Side Of Spain

Greyhounds – A Darker Side Of Spain

The Unacceptable Fate of Hunting Dogs in the Iberian Peninsula 

Greyhounds – A Darker Side Of Spain – Greyhounds are an intelligent, gentle dog. We think of them as running like the wind. Unfortunately the life of a racing or hunting greyhound is one of suffering, neglect and barbaric cruelty. SOS Galgos was born from the realization of this misery. Thank you Mary for writing this informative article for A Beating Heart. Many more people in Canada will  now be aware of the plight of the Spanish Galgos and will know how they can adopt one as a family pet or help in other ways.

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Short Stories From 10 Years Ago – February 2, 2004

Short Stories From 10 Years Ago – February 2, 2004

Nocturne – Tempo – Adagio

Short Stories From 10 Years Ago – February 2, 2004 – I frequently listen to a classical radio station 96.3 FM – both in my car and at home. It has a wonderful blend of music, news and other programming.

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