‘No-kill’ is not the answer to animal homelessness
By Guest Column Ingrid E. Newkirk*
Some people are suggesting that the solution to dog and cat overpopulation lies with so-called “no-kill” animal shelters. If this were true, PETA would be their strongest proponent. But people engaged in real sheltering work know that “no-kill” creates even more problems for animals and “no birth” is where our attention must be focused.
That’s because in the U.S., 6 to 8 million animals enter shelters annually, and about half of them are euthanized because nobody wants them …
* Ingrid E. Newkirk is president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), 501 Front St., Norfolk, VA 23510; www.PETA.org.
Canada Free Press – Saturday, July 20, 2013
Activists move court against dog pounds
By Express News Service – CHENNAI
The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India and the Voice of Stray Dogs have filed a joint petition in the Madras High Court against the Corporation’s proposal to build pounds for stray dogs out of the city …
The New Indian Express – 20th July 2013 10:07 AM
Not Science, but Slaughter: Japanese Whaling Tried in International Court (Op-Ed)
Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO, Humane Society of the United States
Wayne Pacelle is the president and chief executive officer of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). This Op-Ed first appeared on the blog A Humane Nation, where it ran before appearing in LiveScience’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights (www.livescience.com/topics/exp…) …
The late Sir Peter Scott, one of the world’s most famous conservationists, once said: ”Many people now regard whales as a symbol. If we can’t save the whales, then we begin to wonder if we will be able to save anything — including ourselves.” …
LiveScience.com – July 20, 2013 03:48 am ET