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perfect kickoff to the weekend: captivating photos of a mother dog who rescued her puppies one by one from a burning building and placed them safely on a fire truck.
at a Sanderson Farms
chicken slaughterhouse say they are forced to work in miserable 100-degree heat inside a building that's
"nasty" and that they have inadequate bathrooms and few water breaks.
Sounds kind of like a factory
is your brain on yolks. Any questions?
scientists conclude that animals
are, in fact, "conscious beings." And animals respond, "Um, duh?"
Tell Louisiana Tech to quit baking
School mascot Tech XX died after being left outside in scorching heat, and his
predecessor, Tech XIX, had to be retired after he nearly died of heat
exhaustion during a game. Ask the school to use costumed human mascots at its
sporting events instead of vulnerable dogs.
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If you haven't yet read about Animal Rahat, treat yourself to some of the PETA-supported
working-animal relief organization's touching rescue stories.
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.