Monthly Archives: November 2015

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Maple Sweet Potato Fries

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN FOOD) This recipe is a blend of the best flavors of fall. Sweet potatoes are made even sweeter by adding a maple glaze infused with cinnamon and nutmeg. The maple mixture adds enough flavor and moisture that you can skip additional condiments. They are not as crispy as traditional fries but make up for it with their tremendous taste. Enjoy a handful of these fabulous fries today! — Global Animal

The Fluffiest Kitten In The World?

(KITTENS/CATS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This little kitty named Munchkin may be the fluffiest kitten in the world. What do you think? — Global Animal

Puppy Gives A Massage

(CATS/DOGS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEO) This puppy may still be a novice masseuse, but the cat sure looks comfortable! — Global Animal

Corgi Dashes Through The Snow

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Corgis are the absolute cutest--especially when they're dashing through nearly half a foot of snow! -- Global Animal

Take A Bite Out Of Destructive Chewing In Dogs & Puppies

(DOG TRAINING/PUPPIES) Chewing is an extremely common and normal activity in dogs. Dogs and puppies love to chew on bones, sticks, and many other things that are easily available. But it's up to you to dictate what your dog can and cannot chew, and it's your responsibility to prevent letting your dog chew unacceptable and/or undesirable objects. -- Global Animal

Daring Rescuers Descend Into Deep Wells To Save Animals

(ANIMAL RESCUE VIDEO) The staff at Animal Rahat, an animal-protection organization supported by PETA, regularly descend up to 80 feet with only a rope and a net to rescue all kinds of animals who have fallen into deep, abandoned wells once used to provide Indian villagers with water. The Animal Rahat rescue team is currently raising funds for their well-rescue work, which will help buy protective climbing gear and equipment. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to strengthen projects supporting Animal Rahat. -- Global Animal

Baby Won’t Let Sleeping Dog Lie

(DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Watch this little baby pull her dog's leg... and ear... and collar... and everything. Ole Yeller never even raises an eyebrow--totally unflappable! What a pair of cuteness! -- Global Animal

Not-So-Rubber Duckies Splish Splash In The Bath

(ANIMAL VIDEO) Rubber duckies sprung to life? Nope, just a paddling of rescued ducklings splish-splashing in the tub.

Patient Dog Deals With Hyper Puppy

(DOGS/PUPPIES/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) "Wanna play now? How about now? Can we play now?" Do you have your own idea of what this hyper little puppy is saying to this very patient dog? Share in the comments below! — Global Animal

Mountain Lion Returns To Wild After Life Of Abuse

(CIRCUS ABUSE/WILDLIFE RESCUE/ANIMAL VIDEO) For 20 years, Mufasa the mountain lion endured a life of circus abuse, living chained in the back of a pick-up truck. This was until wildlife officials and Animal Defenders International (ADI) rescued him in a surprise raid, cut him from his circus chains, and took him to their Spirit of Freedom rescue center to rehabilitate. Mufasa is now believed to have been the last wild animal in a South American circus. -- Global Animal

The End Of An Era: Research Chimps Retiring For Good

(ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL TESTING) Two years ago, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) retired most of its research chimpanzees. Now, the agency plans to retire the last remaining colony of 50 research chimps--officially putting an end to an era of invasive experimentation on government-owned chimpanzees. The NIH has determined the next group of chimps to be moved to Chimp Haven, the national chimpanzee sanctuary, will be the 20 chimps at Texas Biomedical Research Institute--the site of an undercover investigation where the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) found primates living in dismal conditions. An estimated 700 chimps remain in labs, and approximately 300 are owned by the federal government. Luckily, the HSUS is making travel accommodations for each and every one of them, starting with the colony at Texas Biomedical. Continue reading below to learn more about this major step forward and click here to help the HSUS retire these chimpanzees to sanctuary. -- Global Animal

12 Reasons You Don’t Want To Clone Your Pet

(PETS/ANIMAL SCIENCE) So maybe your animal, who was of course the best animal in the whole world, died, and you’d do anything to bring them back. You heard about cloning--it was so long ago that Dolly was cloned (1996, but announced 1997) that by now they should be able to clone your best friend with ease. In fact, plenty of dogs and cats and other animals have been cloned around the world. But let’s look at some facts about the pet cloning industry... -- Global Animal

Special Bond Between Girl & Her Great Dane

(SERVICE PETS/DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) This 11-year-old girl named Bella Burton has a rare genetic condition called Morquio Syndrome which affects her bones and impacts her ability to walk. Luckily, her specially trained service dog, a Great Dane named George, helps her everywhere she goes. With him, she can rest her weight on him like a crutch--no more wheelchairs! -- Global Animal

‘Died For France’: Hero Police Dog Killed Fighting Terrorists

(ANIMAL NEWS/POLICE DOGS) This morning during a counterterrorism police operation outside of Paris, five French officers were injured and a police dog was killed as gunfire and explosions suffused the area of Saint-Denis. -- Global Animal