How fireworks harm nonhuman animals

Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game:
https://www.animal-ethics.org/how-fireworks-harm-nonhuman-animals/?fbclid=IwAR0TzWhwN4icbMrv5qDJZ4uzy-vprBSy4O7RHCVzgSdqS5H-wxkTBuniex8 Fireworks and other explosive materials, whose reactions can produce sparks, flames, and fumes, cause various harms to nonhuman animals. These often affect animals who are human companions, and whose reactions we can easily see. They also harm the other animals who are around us, both in urban…

Last Week’s Injured

Originally posted on Horseracing Wrongs:
Last week on U.S. Flat (Thoroughbred/Quarterhorse) Tracks: Elektracutioner “vanned off” at Prairie Handsome Coyote “pulled up in distress, vanned off” at Tampa Bay Cheri’s Win “vanned off” at Delaware Canrunalittle “fell, vanned off” at Evangeline Painted Clown “stopped suddenly…bleeding, vanned off” at Penn Huntington Drive “pulled up lame, vanned off”…

Breaking news: Dutch parliament votes to permanently close mink fur farms

Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game:
June 24, 2020 1 Comment https://blog.humanesociety.org/2020/06/breaking-news-dutch-parliament-votes-to-permanently-close-mink-fur-farms.html?credit=blog_em_062420_id11479&utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=humanenation After the Dutch government confirmed that two fur farm workers were “extremely likely” to have contracted the virus from mink, the country ordered the killing of hundreds of thousands of mink on the infected farms to prevent future outbreaks.?Photo by BirdImages/iStock.comShare7KTweetRedditEmail7KSHARES The Dutch…