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Reptiles, Wildlife and Other Exotics in Animal Shelters

Photo: Gilbert, an adult male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) that shared our home for more than 10 years. When it comes to animals in animal shelters, few have it tougher than the reptiles, wildlife or other exotics, because the fact of the matter is that none of these animals are […]

Ingrid Newkirk Responds… Sort Of

In response to my criticism of PETA for: Killing 9 out of 10 animals; Supporting the killing of all pit bulls in every shelter in America; Thanking a Mayor/City Council for killing healthy and friendly dogs because of the way they look; Rounding up and killing animals in the back […]

For Whom the Bell Tolls

What It’s Like to Be a Dog… or a Pig… or a Cow Animals have eyes and they see with them, the way we humans see with ours. They have ears and they hear with them (again, just like us). They have legs and they walk with them. They have […]

157 Million Reasons to Go No Kill

A new study out of the University of Denver offers 157 million reasons for a city to embrace #No Kill. The exact number — or rather, dollar value — is $157,452,503. That’s the total positive economic impact the City of Austin, TX, has realized since passing Resolution 20091105-040, the “No […]

Protesting the Protesters

This week, this full page ad ran in the East Bay Express to protest the fact that Ingrid Newkirk, the Butcher of Norfolk, has been invited to the Bay Area to give the keynote address at an upcoming conference sponsored by Berkeley-based group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE). DxE claims “that every […]