Embedded negligence can sometimes cause mistaken killings of animals at shelters in America

Animal shelter dog leads

Nathan Winograd is right. He reports on at least 12 dogs being “mistakenly” killed “without approval” at the Wichita Animal Shelter run by the Wichita police department. The police department called the event regrettable and said that they were launching an investigation. It’s the usual …

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Berkley, MI, USA, city council voted 4-1 to outlaw retail sales of commercially-bred animals in pet stores

Rescue dog needing a home

Nathan Winograd reports to me that an important change to the city-wide laws are about to be made in Berkley, Michigan, USA which is that pet stores have been given two years to phase out the sale of commercially bred animals such as puppies and …

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Petroleum lorry driver sacked for giving a moose calf a lift in his cab

Mark Skage rescued a moose calf and it cost him his job

NEWS AND VIEWS – BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: There are a few interesting aspects to this story. Firstly, it’s rather strange because Mark Skage is a hunter based on what I see on his Facebook page. He likes to shoot animals for fun but showed real …

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Animal charity rushes to save cats and dogs left clinging to trees in flooded Kherson after dam destroyed

Saving animals from the flood

NEWS AND VIEWS – UKRAINE: President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s words accompanying the video below: While the Russian evil is terrorizing and destroying all living things, we are doing and will continue to do everything to save every living creature! Thousands and thousands of animals …

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Old mange-ridden dog rescued at last after a years on a short chain (hard to see)

Old dog badly abused and neglected rescued at last

Words can’t really describe the emotions on seeing this dog rescue. This poor dog has suffered so patiently probably for most of his/her life and on a short chain. It is a horrible and hurtful thought. Anyone with a heart will be hurt is seeing …

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People rescue a great white shark that beached itself chasing a seagull (video)

Shark rescued from beech at Cape Code.

Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts. How did they know it was chasing a seagull and got too excited! And are sharks sometimes this careless? Was the shark ill? Or did they lose their bearings because of sonar used by submarines? A lot of questions and no …

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‘Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow.’ – River Phoenix (1970-1993)

Joaquin Phoenix at the 2020 Oscars

I believe it means that when people eagerly (with speed i.e. ‘run’) rescue and help others less fortunate which includes animals – other sentient beings – and vulnerable people, they will find peace and be loved (and love themselves). It is about giving and helping …

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