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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Global Animal Readers Donate $18,000 To Japan Animal Rescues!

THANK YOU GLOBAL ANIMAL READERS! Global Animal readers have responded generously in response to Japan's animal earthquake and tsunami victims, donating $18,000 through the website alone, as well as tens of thousands of dollars directly to Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue & Support (JEARS) and other animal rescue organizations.

Beloved Polar Bear Knut Dies Suddenly

BERLIN –  March 19th, 2011 – Knut, the still-young and much beloved polar bear, died suddenly at the Berlin Zoo. Read how how the world famous bear's death took his zookeepers by surprise and threw a world of fans into mourning. Rest in peace young knut – your antics will be missed. – Global Animal

Japan’s Animal Victims: Truth & News vs. Rumors & Facebook

(JAPAN) The video of the loyal dog refusing to leave his injured canine friend behind in the wreckage of Japan's tsunami has become a symbol of the animal suffering. So why is it so difficult to get the facts straight? Global Animal co-founder Arthur Jeon weighs in. -- Global Animal

Just Like Dad, These Super-Sharks Don’t Need A Map

Some sharks have the ability to navigate across open ocean, almost as if they have a GPS unit, whereas others appear to wander more aimlessly across the sea. Find out how these sharks have learned to find their way in the track-less depths. ― Global Animal

Rescued Pets In Japan NOT GASSED In 72 Hours

JAPAN – There have been lots of stories, petitions and rumors about the gassing of animals who survived the tsunami within 72 hours of their rescue by animal shelters in Japan. Read the official policy from The Emergency Disaster Animal Relief Headquarters.

Update: Loyal Dog & Friend’s Safety STILL UNCONFIRMED

(ANIMAL NEWS) UPDATE ON LOYAL TSUNAMI DOGS: April 15, 2011 – It's been nearly five weeks and still no verifiable evidence has emerged that the disappeared "loyal tsunami dogs" or "stay together dogs" were rescued or received vet care. The controversy has died down, as have the fabulist Facebook rumors. And so have the attacks on Global Animal for seeking a second source to verify the wellbeing of the two dogs who captured our hearts and became the symbols of the animal victims of Japan's earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011.

Akita Swims Tsunami To Reunite With Guardian

JAPAN – It's been such a heart-breaking week that we just had to end with some good news from the road. Read about an akita dog who was lost, but swam through chest-high tsunami waters to reunite with his guardian.

Rescue Groups Race To Save Japan’s Pets

JAPAN - In a race against time, animal welfare groups are desperately trying to find abandoned and lost animals before they die of hypothermia and starvation. The other race is to get the pets out of the animal holding centers within 72 hours before they are put down. Global Animal is supporting   rescue group by collecting money, 100% of which goes to the rescue organizations.

Study Says Sperm Whales Have Personal Names

Much like dolphins, sperm whales are thought to identify themselves using a Morse code-like language. The studies are still preliminary, but researchers are beginning to think that these whales should be considered non-human persons. Read on to discover what that means and the possible complexities of whale life indicated by this discovery. ― Global Animal

Believe In Dog: Canine Rescue Teams Aid Japan

(PHOTO GALLERY) – Search and rescue dogs from all around the world are arriving in Japan to aid earthquake and tsunami victims.  These highly skilled dogs, partnered with firefighters and other first responders, play a vital role in finding human victims who are buried alive in the wreckage.

Do You Understand Your Pet’s Needs?

UK ―A recent study has shown that pets in England are not as well cared for as their guardians might think. The research shows that as many as 10 million pets are suffering mental or physical stress due to a lack of understanding the animal's needs. Is your pet well cared for?

15 Powerful Reasons To Go Veg

(VEGETARIAN/VEGAN LIVING) Looking to make a positive change in your life? Go vegetarian, or better still, vegan. It's a powerful way to improve your life, your health, and the wellbeing of other people, animals, and the planet. Check out these 15 excellent reasons to enjoy a meatless, plant-based diet. — Global Animal

Loyal Tsunami Dog Won’t Abandon Injured Friend

(ANIMAL VIDEO) You don't have to speak Japanese to understand the sympathetic tones of the two men observing these two dogs who are also victims of the tsunami –  and the loyal dog who led them to an injured friend, then refused to leave his friend's side. You will be happy to know that both dogs have been rescued and are now in safe shelter. There is so much we don't understand about the emotional lives of animals. But we know they can suffer tremendously, and we know they care for each other. We wish all the people and animals of Japan heartfelt concern during this incomprehensibly difficult time. We know that the people of Japan will respond like these two friends, never abandoning each other in this time of need.  – Global Animal

Fallen Heroes: Dog And Soldier Flown Home

UK ―Fallen heroes Lance Corporal Liam Tasker and his bomb sniffing dog, Theo, were brought home together after their deaths in Afghanistan. Read about their bond and their heroic deeds. ― Global Animal