From Animal People May-June 2013— Saving Baby: How a woman’s love for a racehorse leads to her redemption by JoAnne Normile with Larry Lindner Powder Point Publishing (P.O. Box 530, Hingham, MA 02043), 2013. 263 pages, paperback. $15.00. JoAnne Normile entered horse racing relatively late in life, at age 43, seven years after convincing her […]
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July-August 2013: SAN MATEO, California––Local humane society presidents rarely criticize national humane organizations and even less often jump into farmed animal issues, at risk of alienating meat-eating donors, but Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA president Ken White on May 30, 2013 bucked convention on both points.
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July-August 2013: PORTLAND, Oregon––“I think we will get a single-injection contraceptive product for dogs and cats, but when, and at what cost?” rhetorically asked Linda Rhodes, DVM from the plenary podium at the June 20-23, 2013 Alliance for Contraception in Cats & Dogs conference in Portland, Oregon. That was what most of […]
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July-August 2013: Editorial feature: Asian dog & cat meat trade could be on the way out By Kim Bartlett & Merritt Clifton Recent developments signify that dog and cat meat industries of Southeast Asia, South Korea, and China may be approaching the beginning of their end, if current campaigns sustain present momentum. […]
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July-August 2013: Letters Corrections: Saving Baby The printed version of Debra J. White’s May/June 2013 review of the book Saving Baby: How a woman’s love for a racehorse leads to her redemption, by JoAnne Normile with Larry Lindner, contained several errors which were corrected in the electronic editions. Normile was 43, not […]
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July-August 2013: ELY, Minnesota––Lynn Rogers, 74, longtime director of the Wildlife Research Institute and the affiliated North American Bear Center in Ely, Minnesota, was on June 28, 2013 told by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources that the permit he has held since 1999 to radio-collar wild bears will not be renewed. […]
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July-August 2013: Saving the White Lions: One Woman’s Battle for Africa’s Most Sacred Animal by Linda Tucker North Atlantic Books (2526 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704), 2013. 489 pages, paperback. $16.95. In November 1991, not long after Nelson Mandela was released after serving 27 years in prison […]