Author : Gus Fring

Build Graze Boxes! – Animal Place

Spring has sprung and Trixie needs some special enrichment during flock-down.  You might be asking, “what is flock-down?” In 2022, an avian influenza outbreak devastating wild & domestic birds in Europe made its way to North America.  Since then, more than 80 million domestic birds and millions of wild birds have died or been killed […]

Avian “bird flu” outbreak strikes dairy farms across the nation

The Type A H5N1 virus, commonly known as “avian flu” or “bird flu,” has spread from chicken and hen farms to dairy facilities across the nation. The latest developments have left dairy consumers wondering whether their morning glasses of milk are safe to consume–and whether humans could be infected next.  Eight U.S. states have reported […]

Avian Influenza Alert: Understanding the Risks and Taking Action

Recent reports have highlighted the concerning spread of avian influenza, particularly the H5N1 strain, which has been a persistent threat in the United States since 2022. This highly virulent strain has led to significant mortality rates across various species, requiring increased awareness and precautionary measures. The Impact Instances of avian influenza have been devastating, with […]

Mocha Rabbit Needs Urgent Surgery

4/17/2024 update: Mocha made it out of surgery! She’s not quite out of the woods and will need to spend the night at the vet hospital but this is really positive! Amount raised: $3,790/$6,500* As I write to you, Mocha bunny is being prepped for surgery. This unexpected emergency may cost well over $6,500…but Mocha […]

Animal protection bills introduced in Brazilian National Congress

In partnership with Animal Equality, Federal Deputy Luciene Cavalcante introduced two animal protection bills in the Brazilian National Congress in March 2024.  If passed, Bill (PL) 783/2024 would ban the killing of male chicks, a common practice in the egg industry due to their inability to lay eggs. This bill proposes the use of in-ovo […]

Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta watches Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Animal’ for the second time, says, ‘So much hard work and perseverance’

Story continues below Advertisement Ranbir Kapoor’s film ‘Animal’, released last December and it continues to be a topic of conversation. Recently, filmmaker Sanjay Gupta watched the movie for the second time and shared his renewed appreciation for it. On X (formerly Twitter), Gupta praised the direction of Sandeep Reddy Vanga and Kapoor’s acting, saying, “I […]

Four dogs, 20 cats rescued by police, animal control from vacant house in Columbus

Columbus police and animal care workers responded Monday to a house where they rescued malnourished cats and dogs that were living in squalor. When officers arrived at the house located in the 3500 block of 17th Avenue — littered with overgrown weeds and trash-filled garbage cans in the yard and on the porch — they […]

Way More Animals Than Assumed (Including Insects) May Have Consciousness, Scientists Argue

Consciousness in the animal kingdom may be far more wide-reaching than previously thought, according to a number of animal cognition experts. In a recent declaration, they argue that all sorts of animals – from fish to insects – may be sentient, and that this should inform our treatment of such animals going forward. Previous research […]

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