Shouldn’t we show compassion to ALL animals?
Inspired by news stories, artist Jo Voysey's paintings currently revolve around animals, namely the way they are mistreated by humans.
The holiday season is almost upon us, and there's no gift that brings more joy into your home than an adopted or rescued pet. I can't even think of a day without my beautiful dog, Madison! The unconditional love and warmth that a pet adds to your world is as priceless as the animal's life you are saving.
I don't do this to make friends, for approval or a pat on the back. You don't like dogs? I don't care. I do this to save dogs, and if this notion is unfathomable or difficult to understand, then I suggest you take a good long look at yourself in the mirror.
I now declare that I am going vegan about twice a month, usually after being disturbed by the mistreatment of yet another animal in the mainstream dairy industry. And then I'm at a restaurant and spy a cheese plate on the menu and it even includes Gruyere. Oh Gruyere, you are my weakness.
Very few animals who enter the shelter system come out alive; instead, a high proportion are euthanized, often in horrific gas chambers, in spite of volunteer networks scurrying to place adoptable shelter dogs in homes before their short time runs out.
On February 15th, 2014, just a few feet from the front door of a residential home occupied by a UCLA scientist, a group of 66 animal rights activists staged a peaceful demonstration. However, "peace" was the opposite of their goal.
While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, some practices like breeding animals into mutant-like parodies of their original species and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.
On Monday, former "The Price Is Right" host and animal rights activist Barker welcomed three African elephants -- Iringa
Nayara, 20, regularly swims with Tom the tiger for exercise. She says, "Ever since the tigers were born, we have taken care