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Valuing Animals and Valuing People

(Un)surprising links between attitudes toward animals and human "outgroups" Both of these assumptions are wrong. New research in psychology suggests (and common sense confirms) that valuing humans and valuing animals tend to go hand in hand. There appear to be close links between how much moral value we accord to animals and how much we accord to other humans, especially...
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Cat Behaviorist Helps Cats To Help People For Free

As a certified cat behaviorist counselor, I am often asked: “Why do you spend all of your time helping cats? With your doctorate in education, why aren’t you helping people?” But the truth is, when you help cats, you are also always helping people. People tend to assume that if a cat has a behavior problem, the problem must be...
dog rescue

Dog Rescue Gives Old Dogs New Life

Man's Best Friend It is no casual claim that of all God’s creatures, one is universally “man’s best friend”. From guiding the blind to keeping our soldiers out of harm’s way, from working beside first responders in search and rescue to helping bring in the herd; from serving as our protectors to providing silent comfort; dogs constantly forgive us our...

Perfect Photography Poses for Dog and Horse Owners

What are the perfect photography poses for dog and horse owners? As a photographer specialising in horse and dog portraits, I always try to coax owners to be involved in the picture. While it’s lovely to have a treasured canvas of your four-legged friend, it’s really the relationship, the special bond between the two of you, that I hope...
should i get a dog

Should I Get A Dog? Think Carefully Before You Decide!

Why Getting A Dog Is In General A Good Idea The short answer is, of course, yes! If you never had the fortune to grow up with dogs, or to know a friend who had a dog, you do not know the amazingly fun times you are missing! Depending on where you live and what kind of dog is right...
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Do Dogs Love Us More Than Cats?

A recent essay by Elyse Wanshel, "Who Loves Their Humans More—Cats Or Dogs? Here’s The Answer" caught my eyes and those of others around the world. How could it not? Dog people and cat people seem always to be talking about how dogs and cats compare with one another—who's smarter, who's more loyal, who loves us the most—so Wanshel's title...

Walking a Dog Can Help Us Walk the Talk About Other Animals

Dogs can help people learn about the inconsistencies in how we treat animals. Nonhuman animals aren't less than human animals "Man in his arrogance thinks of himself a great work, worthy the interposition of a deity. more humble and, I believe, true to consider him created from animals." —Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man At the end of each year, I try to...
animal rights

Animals and Autonomy

Can this vitally important ethical concept be meaningfully applied to animals? In conversations about quality of life in animals, I often hear people say things like this: “Well, animals can’t say what they want, so we have to decide for them.” “Animals obviously don’t have autonomy, so we are in absolute charge of their care decisions.” Statements of this kind...
dog emotions

Trainers Worry About False Claims That Dogs Lack Emotions

Confusing statements about the emotional lives of dogs ignore scientific facts. Dogs don't lack real emotions. "We like to see ourselves as special, but whatever the difference between humans and animals may be, it is unlikely to be found in the emotional domain." —Frans de Waal Dogs and numerous other nonhuman animals (animals) are sentient, conscious, and emotional beings. An extensive comparative database shows this unquestionably to be a bona...
is human food bad for cats

Is Human Food Bad For Cats? Find Out!

Why Some People Feed Their Cats Human Food Is human food bad for cats? Though dogs are said to be man's best friend lots of people are actually huge fans of cats. As it turns out these purring animals do not only attract rich pet lovers but also those who care for strays. With this, the rise of cat food...
cat play

Cat Play Needs To Be Interactive To Keep Your Feline Friend Happy

Cat Play Reduces Your Cat's Anxiety And Yours If you are working from home, you are most likely finding yourself with more time to spend with your cat. However, both you and your cat may be feeling stressed due to the changes in schedule and the mood of the household. Let’s look at ways to help with both. Interactive cat play...
dog stories

Dog Stories That Will Probably Surprise You

Dog Stories That Are Remarkable But True Dog Story 1 For instance, I used to be deathly afraid of dogs, but our dog Gracie surprised me by not eating me and instead, helped me heal from an anxiety disorder. That was a wonderful surprise! I wrote a book about it and Saved by Gracie: How a Rough-and-tumble Rescue Dog Dragged Me...

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