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A quick roundtable on what inspired each of us to advocate for no kill. If any readers would like to answer this question for themselves in the comments, I'd love to read what you have to say. https://youtu.be/0PAxxW0fyB0
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A panel discussion on transporting shelter pets and the impact it has on reform. https://youtu.be/JytP2laxUnc
It's another chick flick y'all. https://youtu.be/uk4a_uoaLug "Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less." - Oscar Wilde
As it happened, no one of the gentlemanly persuasion was able to attend our recent discussion so Aubrie and I talked on our own about shelter dogs being killed for behavior. https://youtu.be/F5NaSbY6EbE
From Forest and Stream, March 22, 1888 edition The following is snipped from Our Dumb Animals, the publication of The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, April 1888:
Stock image via Pexels The American Field ran an article (below) in its June 15, 1895 issue on the need for a national organization dedicated to the protection of dogs. Such a society, the piece argues, could prosecute cases of dog killing and advocate for laws which regard the dog as having intrinsic value. In … Continue reading Is a Dog Protection Society Needed?
In past I focused my no kill advocacy on shelter pets as long time readers well know. Currently I take a broader approach to include all animals combined with an understanding of our relationship with animals in history. To understand a thing, one must understand the history of a thing. And I am constantly refining … Continue reading Working through Some Thoughts on No Kill
I thought readers might enjoy looking back at the early days of organized animal advocacy in New York City. The controversial practice of using hounds to hunt deer was condemned by the dog fancy trade papers of ASPCA founder Henry Bergh's day but that didn't stop proponents from trying to advance their case: Forest and … Continue reading Henry Bergh and Audubon Society In Late 19th Century Trade Papers