Anthropomorphism: An Innate Human Tendency

Anthropomorphism: An Innate Human Tendency

So, are we over-emotional tree-hugging bambifiers? Then what are those who have, for generations, denigrated, insulted, misrepresented, vilified, reviled, depreciated, and cast aspersion upon selected animals? Are strong negative emotions any more rational?(We owe the...

Duke Trapped near Galena Park

Carol Grigus and Duke Reno Gazette Journal February 11, 2007: A steel trap snapped shut, pinching the folds of flesh on the retriever’s face. Owner Carol Grigus heard her pet’s yelps of pain and rushed to his side, horrified.  “It was very frightening,”...

Traps Close to Residences

My dog recently stepped in a trap while we were out hiking in the desert less than one-half mile from my house. The trap was set in an area bordering a road frequently traveled by equestrians,  while their dogs run off leash.  Unfortunately,  the trap...

And They Wonder Why We Object?

These are not the worst photos. But the shocking extent of the killing and the contempt for the animals is apparent. Sadly, elsewhere there are photos of little children with big guns, grinning beside piles of bleeding carcasses, and bloodier photos of even larger...