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  • The emotional and cognitive lives of animals

    The emotional and cognitive lives of animals

    My husband and I take turns trying to outdo each other with this question: Would you rather have five minutes in Uno’s head or a million dollars? No matter what the second choice is – eternal youth, incredible wealth, an unending supply of guacamole – a few moments inside the brain of our dog always […]

  • San Francisco’s proposed ban on the sale of birds and small animals in city pet stores

    San Francisco’s proposed ban on the sale of birds and small animals in city pet stores

    They call themselves “pet bird advocates” and formed a group called POPA — Protect Our Precious Animals. Their goal? To keep the purchase of birds and small animals alive and well in pet stores throughout San Francisco by opposing a proposed ban on such sales. Not only would this ban infringe upon our “right to […]