Novice pet owners who adopted a dog or perhaps a cat during the extended lockdown in the UK because of the Covid pandemic are regretting… Read More »Nearly half of people aged 18-34 regret adopting a pet during Covid lockdown (UK)
OPINION: There is a story out today on the Internet about virginity testing in the UK. It’s being forced on young women to protect their… Read More »The saying “treated worse than an animal” reveals humankind’s deplorable relationship with animals
You may have read about the murder of a police community support officer, Julia James, in woodland in Kent while walking her Jack Russell dog.… Read More »Was the murder of a police community support officer a botched dog theft?
Researchers from the universities of Oxford and Edinburgh have very recently calculated that humanity’s roots stretch back to about 3.3 million years ago. This is… Read More »When did humans first appear? 3.3 million years ago.
Some of the statistics gathered together and collated by Professor Ron Milo at the Weizmann Inst of Science in Israel and his team are staggering.… Read More »Mammals: 96% are livestock and humans, 4% are wild animals
Is Planet of the Apes going to become a reality?. Scientists have created early embryos that are part human and part macaque monkey. They did… Read More »Ethics surrounding creating chimera inside monkeys
This is another report about domestic animals being introduced into UK prisons to benefit the welfare of the inmates (click this for another report). The… Read More »Another UK prison employs animals to benefit the health of their inmates
It is time to stop describing bad human behaviour as the behaviour of animals. We all know the saying, “He behaved like an animal”. Today,… Read More »Leaders should stop saying people ‘behave like animals’
It has been suggested that allegedly Ryan Fischer conspired with the two guys who stole Lady Gaga’s dogs to fake a robbery with the intention… Read More »Was the robbery of Lady Gaga’s dogs from Ryan Fischer a conspiracy to defraud?
Elon Musk has a dream and as he is the world’s richest man being worth US$190 billion, he is likely to make his dream come… Read More »Fusing the human brain with artificial intelligence computers
If the environment is being harmed then so are animals. And if people are responsible for that harm then this article is about the animal-human… Read More »Bitcoin is helping to destroy the environment
Yesterday I had my first dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Within about three hours I started to feel a bit feverish. Today, about 12… Read More »Getting the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in the UK (for a 72-year-old)
The human is the human-animal. We need to remind ourselves of that. It is unsurprising, therefore, that scientists have concluded that human beings who live… Read More »Hunter-gatherers mirror the behaviour of mammals and birds in the same area
COMMENT: This is very questionable but I acccept it. In the UK people have to remain at home during the current lockdown because the NHS… Read More »Fishing considered to be exercise under UK Covid-19 lockdown
As predicted by the dog rescue organisations in the UK, including the RSPCA and the Dogs Trust, people who adopted pupies for the first time… Read More »Puppies adopted during the first coronavirus lockdown are now being given up
NEWS AND VIEWS: This is a domestic dispute with a difference because it’s taking place between two people who are homeless and who are clearly… Read More »Los Angeles homeless couple fight over dog. Dog falls to road.
Big words indeed. And bold aspirations. There are plans to make the Tuscan city of Lucca more animal friendly, to integrate, through town planning and… Read More »First European city with an integrated policy on human-animal cohabitation
Dr. Ian Edwards is a lecturer in biosciences at University College London. Because of the coronavirus pandemic he, like all other university lecturers, is delivering… Read More »University lecturer delivers online tuition while driving his car