Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 14 – Lake City Humane Society in Florida

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 14 – Lake City Humane Society in Florida

Lake City Humane Society’s vision is to become the leading animal advocate in Florida, by creating a community in which all animals are free from abuse, hunger, fear, loneliness, and to eliminate the need to euthanize dogs and cats as a means of population control.  In addition to their vision, Lake City Humane Society strives to educate those in Florida about natural disasters and how to prepare a plan for pets when disaster strikes to ensure maximum safety. To learn more about Lake City Humane Society and how you can support them, check out their website or facebook page today!

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“Man’s Best Friend”: The Privileges of Speciesism

“Man’s Best Friend”: The Privileges of Speciesism

In the beginning of March 2019 The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) revealed undercover footage of dogs, primarily beagles, being used in experiments to test the toxicity of pesticides in a scientific lab at Dow AgroSciences in Michigan. The experiments, which included the force-feeding of pesticides to dogs, were noted as cruel and unnecessary by several scientists and experts in the field. Moreover, the US government ended requirements for such testing over a decade ago. Why Dow was conducting these unnecessary experiments remains a bit of a mystery, much as the experiments themselves did before the HSUS released […]

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 13 – Animal Allies Rescue Foundation in Maryland

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 13 – Animal Allies Rescue Foundation in Maryland

Animal Allies Rescue Foundation (AARF) was founded in Baltimore, Maryland after Arika Pevenstein and Sallyann Jennings realized the need for more public awareness and education about the importance of adoption of abandoned, abused, homeless, and neglected animals.  In addition to education, AARF also created Mittens’ Miracle Fund, a fundraiser used to help cover the medical care and rehabilitation expenses of abused and neglected animals. The fundraiser was named after a cat named Mittens who was once a victim of cruelty herself and became the official Spokescat for AARF.

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National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day April 30th is National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day- a great opportunity to bring home a new, four-legged family member!  This holiday was created to raise awareness for the millions of animals that are waiting for someone special to give them a forever home.  Have you been thinking about adopting an animal? Visit your local animal shelter today!   Choosing The Right Animal- Adopt Don’t Shop! There are so many animals waiting to find their forever homes in shelters.  According to the Humane Society, each year 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized […]

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Horses ARE NOT Colorblind

Horses ARE NOT Colorblind

Animal Fact: Horses Are Not Colorblind Horses are beautiful creatures to look at, and thousands of fanatics enjoy riding them or showing them every year. A male horse is called a stallion and a female horse is a mare. Horses which have been tamed usually live to be around 25 years old. However, the oldest domestic horse on record was Old Billy, who died at the age of 62. Another good fact about horses is, when they are seen standing up, don’t assume they are awake! These creatures can sleep either standing up or lying down. A group of horses will […]

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