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Hot cars are trouble for dogs

We have all seen dogs and other companion animals who are left inside cars outside of stores while their well meaning guardians "run in for a few minutes." What these otherwise caring people don't realize is that on a hot and humid day, the temperature inside a car rises very quickly

Animal groups make case against Cock fighting

St. Maarten. Members of parliament are split over whether cock fighting should be banned.Several of them made their position clear on Thursday during a central committee meeting that was attended by several animal rights organizations and two veterinarians...

Stop Dogfighting

Dogfighting is a sadistic "contest" in which two dogs specifically bred, conditioned, and trained to fight are placed in a pit (generally a small arena enclosed by plywood walls) to fight each other, for the spectators' gambling and entertainment. Fights average nearly an hour in length and often last more than two hours.

Vegan World

The cruelty of factory farming is well documented, but what is the solution?

Go vegan. Can't we continue eating meat and other animal products and just treat the animals humanely? No, for two reasons...

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Animals R Friends St. Maarten
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Animals R Friends St. Maarten is non-profit organization whose mission is to make sure the Sint Maarten community becomes more involved in the well being of the SXM fauna through legalization, education, and by increasing awareness that Animals are friends and not property.
When killing is not an option, you need No Kill solutions.
A No Kill community is one where all healthy and treatable animals are saved.

"The greatness of a Nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated" - M. GANDHI"

Animal fighting is a form of animal cruelty that is outlawed in any civilized country and is illegal under the existing penal code for Sint Maarten.The Government of Sint Maarten recently voted unanimously to introduce a new penal code in which organized animal fights including, but not limited to, cock fights will be decriminalized.It is claimed that Cock fighting is traditional in the region and that this is sufficient justification to include a provision within the legal framework for organized animal fights.This is what this law would allow:
Cockfighters hack off the roosters' wattles and combs (the flesh at the top of their heads and under their beaks) before a fight in order to prevent other roosters from doing the mutilating themselves. More»

If you’re like me, you haven’t watched a factory farming video in years.
They rip out your guts and serve them to you cold.
It’s a constant battle in the animal rights world.
How do you show people the atrocities happening in factory farms each day, but also make it so they can get through the entire video without reaching for a noose?

Animals Australia has nailed it with their inspiring, devastating and hopeful video featuring animals singing in a factory farm. I know. That sounds strange. But it works.


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