The new USDA rule published in today’s Federal Register represents a giant step forward in protecting American citizens, pets and other animals from diseases and parasites introduced by foreign dogs.
Some people use the terms animal welfare and animal rights interchangeably, suggesting that they represent the same concerns, principles and practices. But the differences between the two are significant and irreconcilable.
With presentations from world-renowned animal welfare authorities, award-winning writers, veterinarians, and experts in agriculture and law, this is the can’t-miss animal event of 2012!
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The Clinical Truth About Pure Breeds, Mixed Breeds, and Designer Breeds. Commentary by Jerold S. Bell, DVM.
Last year, the Kennel Club announced it was ushering in big changes for 2012, the most noted being new judging criteria, where a veterinarian can overrule a dog show judge, taking away the breed win and eliminating that dog from…
Fighting for nutrition in a world ruled by politics and ideology.
It’s a balancing act. Everything about raising cattle is a balancing act.
Exploding populations, increasing attacks on citizens, and spiraling rabies epidemics have transformed this issue from a third world problem to a global public health priority.
If you don’t know what’s happening at your local animal shelter, or what local pet rescue groups are up to, it’s time to find out! Dangerous practices are developing that threaten public health, sustain ‘pet…