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Are You Poisoning Your Pet? Things You Need To Know About The Pet Food Industry

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“One of the dirty little secrets kept by the pet food industry is that some by-products also contain substances such as abscesses and cancerous material. In my opinion, feeding slaughterhouse waste to animals increases their chances of getting cancer and other degenerative diseases. Some meat, especially glandular tissue, may contain high levels of hormones, which may also cause serious health ...

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Why Love One But Eat The Other? An Answer From A Psychologist

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by Alanna Ketler | Do you ever question why we keep animals such as cats, dogs and goldfish as pets, but choose to eat others such as pigs, cows, and salmon? Where is the disconnect? Why the double standard? How come we value the lives of the animals we have chosen to welcome into our homes as pets and not those of ...

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Why The Modern Day View Of Wild Animals Is Wrong

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by Arjun Walia | The way in which the human race views animals that live in the wild seems to be a “fighting to survive” live or die type of existence and mentality. A “tough” and “macho” type of energy.  Although one cannot deny the fact that this type of existence is true for many different types of animals that live ...

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Is this the end for Seaworld?

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An amazing victory for the Orca of Seaworld has just been announced. The California Coastal Commission voted  on Thursday to allow SeaWorld’s San Diego location to expand its orca tanks, but with major conditions that the park cannot breed its 11 captive Killer Whales. Seaworld has also been banned from selling, trading and transferring them too. This looks like the end is ...

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The Fur Industry In 60 Seconds Flat

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by Arjun Walia | The way we treat animals on this planet is truly barbaric and horrifying, but things are changing. As human beings, all of us share the same light, the same compassion, and it can be sparked anytime in any individual. The key to change is for us to be the change. In order for us to stop the ...

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Here Are The Reasons To Avoid Farmed Salmon

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by Andrew Martin | Alexandra Bryant Morton is an independent biologist who settled in Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis First Nation in British Columbia, Canada to study wild orca (killer whales) in 1984. Morton made her home in Echo Bay – a community without roads, electricity or stores. In 1987 salmon farms moved into the region. At first Morton thought they were a good ...

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This Video Will Make You Never Want To Eat Lobster Again

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by Arjun Walia | It’s the age of information, and the internet has become an excellent tool for sharing and coming together to spread awareness to begin taking  necessary action towards global change. We recently received an email from PETA, showing their interest in working together to spread the word about animal cruelty worldwide. It’s just another example of alternative media ...

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This Is Why You Should Not Ride Elephants In Thailand

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by Joe Martino | Riding Elephants in Thailand is a popular tourist attraction. When you first think about it, it might sound like a very unique and fun experience, I know for me it did at least. Unfortunately, like many animal related attractions, proper treatment of animals is often not the top priority as the need for quickly trained animals becomes ...

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Lab Tested & Caged Beagles Are Released For First Time – Incredibly Touching

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by Joe Martino  | In the video below, the Beagle Freedom Project releases nine rescued beagles from a laboratory in Nevada. Until this release, these beagles have never felt any form of loving touch nor have they spent time playing with other dogs. They were confined to dark rooms, in cages with no sun. This rescue not only changes their ...

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10 Alarming Facts About Factory Farms That Will Break Your Heart

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by Alanna Ketler | After hearing these facts about the conditions that animals are forced to endure on factory farms you might be displeased to learn that 99% of all of the meat that is sold in the U.S. comes from factory farms (1), something to keep in mind. *Warning: Some of the images used are graphic*  I know that these ...

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