animal abuse

Misguided activism for “Puppy Doe”

It’s always outrageous and inexcusable when an animal is abused, but ire directed toward Craigslist in the "Puppy Doe" case is misdirected and counterproductive.

by Nina Stively
September 30th, 2013

Buying Is Not Rescue

Some think buying a puppy or kitten from a pet store is the same as rescuing it; it isn’t – in fact, doing so merely perpetuates a cycle of mill breeding and misery.

by Nina Stively
August 5th, 2013

Sanctuary without standards

I saw the whiteboard at the city shelter, proudly declaring they had found rescues to take in nearly a thousand animals so far this year.Impressive? Certainly, but it did make me wonder — where are they all going? The shelter I work for in rural New Mexico has a policy of only routinely transferring animals […]

by Nina Stively
July 15th, 2013

Farm Sanctuary supports bill to ban factory farming abuse

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and ViewsFarm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization, supports the introduction of a bipartisan state bill that would prevent some of the most cruel and inhumane confinement of farm animals in Massachusetts.The bill, named the Massachusetts Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, introduced by Rep. Jason M. […]

by DogTime
February 10th, 2011
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