What is an Animal Attorney? Part Two

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Part Two: Animal Welfare Law   In our previous segment, we discussed Animal Rights Law. It is one of two animal law specialties: Animal Welfare and Animal Rights. In this segment we will delve into the Welfare field and look at the differences this type of law practice entails. For this segment we discussed the…

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Teaching Children to Think Independently & Humanely

From Wild to Mild by Sunny Weber

How do we as parents, teach our children to respect authority and yet think independently enough to decipher and reject illegal, immoral, or dangerous demands from those more powerful than they are—especially when we are not present to protect them? We want to protect our kids from harm, yet they may face adults or peers…

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Humane Education Through Storytelling: How to Use the Pups & Purrs Children’s Series–Part 1

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“Coming-of-age” books try to address emotional and social challenges that all children face. Children are buffeted in overwhelming directions during their formative years. There are so many options and expectations from society that often children founder in trying to discern how grow up to be the best they can be. Despite supportive adults, some children…

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Do Small Lives Matter?

I did not know Daisy long. We met in July, 2018. I had received a call from a bird rescue friend, Heather, pleading for me to check out three parakeets that were in need of help. My friend lived far away and I lived close to where the three birds were. I contacted the owner,…

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Protect Yourself & Your Dog When You Walk

Encountering Challenging People One cold winter day I was walking on a pedestrian trail in a neighborhood open space. My dogs and I were the only ones in the vicinity until a young boy rode past on a speeding bicycle. As he passed me within inches, he kicked out at one of my three dogs,…

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Why I Wrote “City Dog Walking Safety & Etiquette”

Why read a book on a “simple” activity such as dog walking? All you need is a dog, a leash, and a collar right? Theoretically, yes. But to fully engage yourself and your dog in public, there are many factors that will need to be addressed. Some factors will be obvious, such as how to…

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New Ways to Save Fearful Dogs Through Technology!

Exciting News! Dog lovers can now learn how to work with timid dogs whether they read or listen to Beyond Flight or Fight: A Compassionate Guide for Working with Fearful Dogs. Sight-challenged folks can glean the same knowledge as the fully-sighted; busy commuters can learn as they sit in traffic; dyslexic students can relax in…

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Ten Years of Extra Life for Jessie

 Jessie had never been inside a house. He had never been alone or confined in a small box. He felt growing claustrophobia and was unable to cope with the new sensation of isolation. He panicked in the crate. It took him most of the day, but he managed to chew a hole through the hard…

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