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Animal Rights vs Animal Welfare


NAIA URGES NO VOTE ON BOGUS ‘PUPPY PROTECT ACT’

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/8/2012

Everyone is opposed to ‘puppy mills’ even when no definition of ‘puppy mill’ is offered. That knee-jerk reaction to an emotionally-loaded phrase is evident in the halls of the US Congress as senators and representatives…



Debarking (Bark Softening) - Myths and Facts

By Charlotte McGowan | Published: 01/8/2012

There is a move around the country by animal rights interests to outlaw the practice of debarking dogs. So much misinformation about this procedure abounds that it is truly time to set the record straight. As a dog breeder for over…



DO YOU REALLY WANT TO BE YOUR PET’S “GUARDIAN”?

By Bonnie Chandler | Published: 01/7/2012

Some states and towns are enacting legislation to change the term for animal “owner” or pet “owner” to “guardian.” Sponsors, which are usually animal rights groups, say this is a harmless change…



NAIA Resolution Supporting Animal Welfare

By Patti Strand | Published: 02/25/2006

Expresses support for researched and industry tested livestock and accepted animal husbandry practices, education programs that present facts of animal production, scientific research involving animals and wildlife management practices…



Deception in the Name of Animal Rights

By Staff | Published: 02/18/2000

Nobody supports animal cruelty, which is why the images and videos of animals abuse that are regularly released by animal rights activists are so upsetting. But once you have seen enough of these animal rights campaigns, a disturbing…



Animal Rights, Animal Welfare: Which Is It?

By Patti Strand | Published: 04/15/1997

Throughout the first half of the 20th Century, animal owners improved standards of care for their livestock, lab animals, and pets, tossing out harsh, ineffective, and inefficient methods and embracing a kinder, gentler stewardship…



THE ANIMAL RIGHTS AGENDA

By Patti Strand | Published: 11/15/1993

The animal rights agenda shown here was published in Animals’ Agenda magazine in November 1987.



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