The Menu foods pet food recall is all over the news. If you’d like more information on what’s in pet food and why you might want to consider changing the way you feed your special companions, visit Dr. Jean Hofve’s web site. Dr. Hofve is one of the authors of API’s “What’s Really in Pet Food?” report and she’s deeply concerned about what we may have unknowingly been feeding our friends. If you believe your animal was sickened by food from the Menu Foods recall, visit www.petconnection.com to find out how to report it.
America's top pork producer churns out a sea of waste that has destroyed rivers, killed millions of fish and generated one of the largest fines in EPA history. Welcome to the dark side of the other white meat.
The outcome of this year’s “Safari Club International convention”? Apparently, shooting animals with cameras is much more popular in Africa than shooting them with guns so hunters are examining other popular alternatives. Like Mongolia!
The New York Times
The New York Times examines the rapidly rising popularity of vegan and cruelty-free fashion. We always knew we were ahead of our time! Wasn’t it Gandhi who once said “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”?
Ruth La Ferla
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Family dog caught in trap
Elgin, IL — Shannon George was taking a Thanksgiving Day walk a week ago through the wetland area between Tyler Creek and the railroad tracks, off Lyle Avenue, when he saw a young boy in tears.
The Springfield man was out with his father-in-law, Elgin resident Tim Peshek, walking a dog when they met the boy, perhaps 10 years old, crying about his own dog, a Siberian husky.