Category Archives: JULY-AUG 2012

Awards & honors

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012: GreenInterview.com host Silver Donald Cameron, 75, was on June 29, 2012 awarded the Order of Canada, for his career as journalist, writer, and community activist. Cameron in the April 2011 edition of ANIMAL PEOPLE and … Continue reading

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Bell Canada not funding centennial Stampede rodeo

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012: Bell Canada not funding centennial Stampede rodeo CALGARY, RENO–Bell Canada spokesperson Jacqueline Michelis on July 3, 2012 confirmed to Lauren Krugel of Canadian Press that the telecommunications company will not sponsor Calgary Stampede rodeo events. … Continue reading

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Bogotá bans arena bullfights, but participant bullfights continue in Colombian hinterlands

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012: Bogotá bans bullfights, but “corralejas” continue in Colombian hinterlands BOGOTA, Colombia– Bogotá mayor Gustavo Petro “has stated that he will end bullfighting after bullfight organizers Taurine Corporation refused to agree that animals would not be … Continue reading

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California foie gras ban takes effect

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012: California foie gras ban takes effect LOS ANGELES–A California law forbidding the sale of foie gras took effect on July 1, 2012, almost eight years after passage–and was challenged in court less than 24 hours … Continue reading

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Cattle gifts put habitat, humans, and animals at risk in southern India

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012: Cattle gifts put habitat, humans, and animals at risk in southern India KOCHI, Kerala, India–A livestock gift scheme meant to increase the incomes of 30 families living within the nominally protected Vazhachal Forest, within the … Continue reading

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Chimps injure anthropology student at Jane Goodall Institute Chimpanzee Eden

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012: Chimps injure anthropology student at Jane Goodall Institute Chimpanzee Eden JOHANNESBURG–U.S. anthropology student Andrew Oberle, 26, lost an ear, several fingers and toes and a testicle on June 28, 2012 after entering a restricted … Continue reading

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BOOKS—Dangerous By Default: Extreme Breeds

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012: Dangerous By Default: Extreme Breeds by Anthony Solesky 109 pages. Free download from: www.dogsbite.org/pdf/dangerous-by-default-by-anthony-solesky.pdf Ruling in Tracey v. Solesky, the Maryland Court of Appeals on April 26, 2012 held that knowing a dog is a … Continue reading

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International data

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012: International data The United Kingdom data below was collected by the ninth annual Dogs Trust survey of U.K. dog wardens, and does not include dogs who are killed after surrender to nonprofit humane societies–believed to … Continue reading

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Dogs most often listed for sale or adoption

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Lost & found pet recovery rate is unchanged in 20 years

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2012 Lost & found pet recovery rate is unchanged in 20 years NEW YORK CITY–Americans are keeping 60% more cats and dogs than 20 years ago, but those cats and dogs are still lost and … Continue reading

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