Category Archives: ACTIVISTS

Jakarta and other Indonesian cities move against monkey acts

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) JAKARTA––It’s curtains for street corner monkey acts in northwestern Java,  hopes Jakarta Animal Aid Network founder Femke Den Haas.  Locally called topang monyet,  meaning “masked monkeys,”  the acts have … Continue reading

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Fix pets first, says founder of successful neuter/return projects in Turkey & Romania

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) I read the September 2013 ANIMAL PEOPLE editorial feature “Successful neuter/return must recognize reality” with interest and agree with much of what you say,  especially the bit about how … Continue reading

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Who made Barcelona one of Europe’s most animal-friendly cities?

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) BARCELONA––Enjoying a reputation as one of the most animal-friendly cities of Europe,  Barcelona did not disappoint the more than 320 animal welfare workers drawn to the city for the … Continue reading

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Veterinarian Jeff Young seeks to sell the world on “Spay-It-Forward”

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)   DENVER––Jeff Young,  DVM,  one of the star speakers at ICAWC 2013,  wants to sell the veterinary and humane communities on the concept he calls Spay-It-Forward.  

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Battling multiple sclerosis, volunteer rescue driver Nathalie Klinge became street dog population ecologist

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)  BARCELONA,  BUCHAREST–– “Stray Dog Ecology:  Back to the Basics” is for Dutch humane volunteer Nathalie Klinge not just the title of a talk,  but a summary of her way … Continue reading

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Attempt to make Delaware a no-kill state fails with dissolution of Safe Haven

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) GEORGETOWN––A nationally heralded attempt to make Delaware a no-kill state ended ignominiously on November 14,  2013 with the closure of the Safe Haven no-kill shelter in Georgetown,  the euthanasia … Continue reading

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FBI probed PETA over alleged anthrax plot

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) NORFOLK––Documents received by PETA in February 2013 through a Freedom of Information Act request show that the FBI investigated the organization in 1997-1998 for allegedly plotting to release anthrax … Continue reading

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Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)   Ignoring Nature No More:  The Case for Compassionate Conservation Edited by Marc Bekoff The University of Chicago Press,  Ltd.  (427 East 60th St.,  Chicago,  IL 60637), 2013. 456 … Continue reading

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BOOKS: Weekends with Daisy

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) Weekends with Daisy  by Sharron Kahn Luttrell Simon & Schuster (1230 Ave. of the Americas,  New York,   NY  10020),  2013.  311 pages,  hardcover.  $26.00. Weekends with Daisy is … Continue reading

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Carol Jodar, key figure in 1984 City of Hope case

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)  Carol Williams Jodar,  66,  of Bozeman,  Montana,  died on September 21,  2013 after fighting multiple sclerosis for more than 30 years while raising two children,  serving with her husband … Continue reading

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