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Fowl Playnew

Urban Vermonters raise city cluckers.
Seven Days  |  Mike Ives  |  03-14-2008  |  Animal Issues

From the Horse's Mouth ... Literallynew

"Open wide" isn't an option for a Vermont equine dentist.
Seven Days  |  Ken Picard  |  03-14-2008  |  Animal Issues

Memphis Vet Paves Way for Canine Stem-Cell Treatmentsnew

The stem-cell procedure has been around since 2001 and currently is used only to treat arthritis and tissue repair in horses and dogs.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Bianca Phillips  |  03-07-2008  |  Animal Issues

L.A.'s Toothless Spaying Lawnew

A new neutering rule appeases the wrathful animal-rights lobby but offers little hope.
L.A. Weekly  |  D. Heimpel  |  02-29-2008  |  Animal Issues

Spunky Doesn't Give a Damnnew

A year in the life of a dog-training class.
LEO Weekly  |  Cary Stemle  |  02-25-2008  |  Animal Issues

Dogs Are Reshaping Colorado Prisons ... and Prisonersnew

The Prison Trained K-9 Companion Program rescues dogs from shelters and desperate situations, then turns them over to inmates to train for sale as companion, service, search and rescue or explosive-detection dogs.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Matthew Schniper  |  02-19-2008  |  Animal Issues

In San Antonio, There's No Such Thing as a Free Kittennew

Animal Care Services' "No Kill" march hasn't spared the city's cat ladies (or their cats).
San Antonio Current  |  Greg Harman  |  02-13-2008  |  Animal Issues

Greek Dogs Given Second Chance at Life in Bouldernew

Greece might have a wealth of archaeological sites and a great historical legacy, but it also treats dogs quite cruelly, using mass poisonings to control the population of stray and abandoned pooches. Thanks to a Boulder group, some of these dogs have found new lives in Colorado.
Boulder Weekly  |  James Dziezynski  |  01-28-2008  |  Animal Issues

Maybe All Clones Should be Labelednew

Some are debating whether they will eat cloned meat, but do they know a fertility researcher and a biotech company investor are busy cloning themselves?
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Annalee Newitz  |  01-23-2008  |  Animal Issues

Tex-Mex Horse Meatnew

Horse slaughtering has stopped in Texas, but the horses are still dying -- now in Mexico.
Dallas Observer  |  Megan Feldman  |  01-14-2008  |  Animal Issues

Animal Abuse,

Prosecutors knew Patty Brooks made a living abusing animals. They just couldn't stop her.
Cleveland Scene  |  Rebecca Meiser  |  01-11-2008  |  Animal Issues

The Cowboy Way: Horse Training Goes Naturalnew

Move over Monty Roberts, Oregon has its own "horse whisperer."
Eugene Weekly  |  Camilla Mortensen  |  01-09-2008  |  Animal Issues

SF Zoo Tiger Fiasco Was a Tragedy Waiting to Happennew

When I look at this story through the lens of a behaviorist, I think about the traits of various human subspecies -- politicians, bureaucrats, managers, spin doctors, journalists, self-proclaimed experts, and supposed guardians of health and safety. Frankly, I am not impressed.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Craig McLaughlin  |  01-09-2008  |  Animal Issues

Terrorizing Mayor Villaraigosanew

Animal-rights zealots target his sister and suggest he should die.
L.A. Weekly  |  Patrick Range McDonald  |  12-21-2007  |  Animal Issues

Rabies 'R' Usnew

Do you have your local animal control hotline programmed into your cell phone? It's about time you did.
Washington City Paper  |  Franklin Schneider  |  12-13-2007  |  Animal Issues

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