Shame on West Midlands Safari Park

White Lion cubs sold into Slavery!

One of the excuses for existence that zoos and animal parks uphold is that they are breeding endangered species for rehabilitation into the wild.

What place does selling ‘valuable’ rare species have in that scheme?

Whom does the spokesperson think he’s kidding when he said they didn’t realise what was going to happen? They knowingly sold the animals to a businessman who deals with the entertainment industry!

I feel a boycott coming on, not that I’d visit such a place anyway.

The story is published here, with some amazing photographs:

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2239043/Fury-rare-white-lion-cubs-born-UK-safari-park-sent-Japanese-circus.html

Free eBook! – Christmas Safety for Pets

With Christmas time just around the corner, I thought it may be worthwhile to draw attention to some of the hazards that can face our pets during this festive season. The cautions are drawn from and based upon real-life experiences and events.

This eBook is offered free of charge, to promote pet welfare and safety.

http://www.lulu.com/shop/christopher-day/christmas-safety-for-pets-hidden-hazards-of-christmas/ebook/product-20486493.html?mid=social_facebook_pubsharefb

This is in ePub format – Adobe Digital Editions will read it on a laptop or desktop computer. This software serves in a similar way to Adobe Acrobat Reader and is a quick and easy free download.

www.alternativevet.org

The horse

The horse is a magnificent and wild creature, yet serves mankind so well and so remarkably willingly. This is even more surprising when you think how many work with ill-fitting saddles, ill-fitted shoes, unsuitable diets and egotistical riders.

Thank heaven there are some humans who do their horses well.

Because of the amazing anomaly presented by the horse’s power and strength, bent to our will despite our treatment (some of it from ignorance, some from intent), a poem occurred to me . . .

Dedicated to all horses and ponies, everywhere

Mahatma Gandhi

The great man said:

We still have a long way to go. Let’s hope that the way we treat our planet doesn’t put a stop to us before we get there!

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www.alternativevet.org/welfare.htm

www.holisticvetmed.co.uk

www.veterinary-holistic.co.uk

www.holistic-vet.co.uk

Precious Oceans

This is a page on Facebook. I happen to think it is incredibly important, not just for wildlife, not just for ecology but for our own souls.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Precious-Oceans-Protect/114084371945532

This card (posted on Facebook) is horrifying. Recycle and don’t litter and, if you must put such things into landfill, please cut all the rings first.

See also: www.alternativevet.org/litter.htm and www.alternativevet.org/environment.htm

Our main website with over 600 pages of information and opinion is at www.alternativevet.org/