23 Feb '12, 11pm

New Code For Sled Dogs Includes How To Shoot Them | Care2 Causes

New Code For Sled Dogs Includes How To Shoot Them | Care2 Causes

Animal rights groups are shocked over the new sled dog regulations issued by the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture. Instead of protecting dogs from another massive slaughter, like the one that happened in Whistler in 2010, the new guidelines instruct owners how to “humanely shoot” unwanted animals. The Sled Dog Code of Practice was created in response to the April 10, 2010 brutal killing of 52 sled dogs owned by Outdoor Adventures in Whistler BC. The operator claimed he was forced to massacre the dogs because his sled dog business was going bankrupt due to the economy and lack of tourists. The new guidelines were intended to provide standards and care regulations for sled dogs, but a section titled Guidelines for shooting domestic animal species, leaves room for healthy dogs to be shot. Diagrams in the section show how to properly position dogs for a fatal shot and written inst...

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Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 7am

Written by Paula Ford of North Carolina It has been almost two years since I received an email plea for help with six dogs...

Declare 'Human' Rights For Dolpins & Whales, Scientists Urge | Care2 Causes

Declare 'Human' Rights For Dolpins & Whales, Sc...

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 7am

A session this week at the world’s largest annual science conference presented the case for considering whales and dolphin...

IEEE Code of Ethics

ieee.org 25 Feb '12, 12pm

We, the members of the IEEE, in recognition of the importance of our technologies in affecting the quality of life through...

How Big Business Tries To Corrupt Science | Car...

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 10am

Corporations are, at best, benign dictatorships, and their charter/s states that their primary fiduciary responsibility is...

Keep Tigers Out Of Your Toilet | Care2 Causes

Keep Tigers Out Of Your Toilet | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 5am

Imagine that a small army of bulldozers and other types of heavy equipment came into your neighborhood early one morning a...

National microchip database for dogs to be set up

asiaone.com 25 Feb '12, 4pm

Minister Shanmugam with a puppy from welfare group Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD). He later decided to foster it. Mr Louis Ng...

Shark Fin Sales Could Soon Be Banned in New York | Care2 Causes

Shark Fin Sales Could Soon Be Banned in New Yor...

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 4am

New York legislators introduced a bill on Tuesday that would ban the sale, trading, distribution and possession of shark f...

Gemma Ashford: Singlehandedly Saving Thailand's...

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 1am

Lucky was one of seven puppies born outside a bakery in North West Thailand near the Burmese border. Gemma Ashford, a teac...

Church Bans Girl Scouts | Care2 Causes

Church Bans Girl Scouts | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 7am

Earlier this week Indiana Republican Bob Morris refused to sign a resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Girl...

Westminster Dog Show Rebuffs Shelter Dogs | Care2 Causes

Westminster Dog Show Rebuffs Shelter Dogs | Car...

care2.com 15 Feb '12, 4am

For 24 years, Pedigree has been the sponsor of the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, but not anymore. This year, We...

100 Dogs Saved From Abusive Animal Rescue Group | Care2 Causes

100 Dogs Saved From Abusive Animal Rescue Group...

care2.com 18 Feb '12, 4am

Nearly 100 dogs were found abused and in deplorable condition at the site of an animal rescue group in Wingo, Kentucky tha...

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daisygreenmagazine.co.uk 28 Feb '12, 10am

Baby Natural have a range of natural, ethical, fairly traded and beautiful products, to help care for you and your baby wh...

Pit Bulls In Ohio No Longer Tagged 'Vicious' | Care2 Causes

Pit Bulls In Ohio No Longer Tagged 'Vicious' | ...

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 3am

Ohio Gov. John Kasich gave homeless pit bull dogs a chance for a new life when he signed a bill on Tuesday that ended a 25...

13 dogs that deserve Academy Awards (We'd like to hear their acceptance speeches!)

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mnn.com 26 Feb '12, 10pm

Although rescue dog-turned-seasoned film vet Cosmo (“Paul Blart: Mall Cop,” “Hotel for Dogs”) hasn’t received the same lev...

Trees Have Needs | Care2 Causes

Trees Have Needs | Care2 Causes

care2.com 03 Mar '12, 1am

Note: This is a guest post from Mike Matz, Director of Pew’s Campaign for America’s Wilderness . 75 years ago, Theodor Gei...