Stereotypical behaviours by horses in stables is obviously due to boredom causing stress (video)

Stereotypical horse behaviors in stables due to stress

It seems extraordinary to me that at one point in time perhaps not that long ago so-called experts in horse behaviour did not have the common sense to understand that when a horse behaves in a stereotypical way as seen in the video that they …

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British veterinarian tells the truth about 5 popular dog breeds

Ben the vet criticises 5 dog breeds

Ben the TikTok vet, makes it clear, quite rightly, at the outset that he is providing his personal viewpoint on these five dog breeds. He is playing safe which is fair enough. But when a veterinarian spells out the truth about five dog breeds – …

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Cats and dogs endure excessive medical treatment as their owners humanize them

Dog's birthday. Humanising companion animals

A modern trend which is gathering pace is that caregivers are treating their cat and dog companions as little humans and in doing so are far more inclined to put them through excessive medical treatment when the more humane choice would be to euthanise them. …

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Shelter staff bragged about taking surrender fee and killing dogs

Stressed and anxious shelter dog

This is about the attitude of shelter staff and therefore, going one step back, it is about how shelter managers select and hire shelter staff which in turn depends on the quality of the manager. The “voice of America’s displaced pets and the conscience of …

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Airbnb renters allegedly stole a man’s indoor/outdoor cat and they won’t give her back


NEWS AND COMMENT-SONOMA, CALIFORNIA: This is one of those classic cases where the people who stole a cat have been identified but they won’t give the cat back. This makes it very difficult for the owner. The police can be unhelpful. Update about 10 days …

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