Category Archives: MAY 2012

When it comes to hauling horses, bassackward is right

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: When it comes to hauling horses,  bassackward is right VANCOUVER–More than two million U.S. and Canadian horse-keepers haul more than nine million horses an average of more than a dozen times each per year,  … Continue reading

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No deal for Macau greyhounds

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: No deal for Macau greyhounds     MACAU–It was a cruel April Fool  for dozens of greyhounds, the U.S. organization Grey 2K,  Animals Aust-ralia,  and the Macau animal rescue society Anima.  Macau media reported on April … Continue reading

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WWF/Sweden head wants to cull wolves

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: WWF/Sweden head wants to cull wolves King Karl-Gustaf: Having it both ways.    STOCKHOLM— Officially opposed to hunting any of the estimated 200 wolves living in Sweden,  World Wildlife Fund/Sweden has been headed since 1988 by Swedish … Continue reading

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Maryland Court of Appeals establishes new liability rule in pit bull attack cases

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE, May 2012: Maryland Court of Appeals establishes new liability rule in pit bull attack cases ANNAPOLIS–Knowledge that a dog is a pit bull or pit bull cross is sufficient to establish landlord liability if a dog … Continue reading

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Progress in equine contraception

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: Progress in equine contraception     BILLINGS–The American SPCA on April 16,  2012 granted $100,000 to the Science & Conservation Center in Billings,  Montana, maker of the contraceptive vaccine ZonaStat-H.   The grant is separate from an … Continue reading

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"Bait dogs" are docile victims to some pit bull advocates, "urban legend" to others

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: Many of the 216 surviving pit bulls seized in a December 2,  2011 dogfighting raid in Indang,  Cavite province,  the Philippines, “are not in need of rehabbing,  as they were bait dogs,”  Island Rescue Organization … Continue reading

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Free downloads from brightergreen.org

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: Climate,  Food Security,  & Growth:   Ethiopia’s Complex Relationship With Livestock  (22 pages) by Mia MacDonald & Sangamithra Iyer Cattle,  Soyanization,  & Climate Change:    Brazil’s Agricultural Revolution  (42 pages)Skillful Means:  The Challenge of China’s Encounter … Continue reading

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South Korean judge tells marine park to release dolphins

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: South Korean judge tells marine park to release dolphins     JEJU, South Korea–Jeju District Court Judge Kim Kyeong-seon on April 5,  2012 ordered the dolphin show promotion company Jeju Pacific Land to release five dolphins who … Continue reading

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BOOKS: Bear Sanctuary by Victor Watkins

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: WSPABear Sanctuary  by Victor Watkins Bear Sanctuary Publications (P.O. Box 690, Redhill,  Surrey,  RH19DG, U.K.),  2011.  126 pages,  paperback.  $4.99/Kindle, <http://bearsanctuary.com>.     Captive bears endured wretched lives in Romania for centuries.  Bear-baiting was commonly practiced … Continue reading

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Obituaries

  From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May 2012: Obituaries “I come to bury Caesar,  not to praise him.  The evil that men do lives after them.  The good is oft interred with their bones.” –William Shakespeare     F. Barbara Orlans died on June … Continue reading

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