US Lawmakers Support International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Soon after his inauguration, U.S. President Biden signed a number of executive orders and bills to bring the United States back to a position of world leadership. The two U.S. congressmen who championed the “Prohibition on slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption” legislation in 2018 shared their expectations with the World Dog Alliance for the Biden administration to initiate the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats.

U.S Congressman Alcee Hastings, a leading figure in the “Prohibition on slaughter of dogs and cats for

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Oak Park-River Forest Pets Up For Adoption: Emma Grace, Pong, Tequila & More

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Want to add to your family and do something good for the Oak Park-River Forest community at the same time? Consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or organization. During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and shelters still working to place pets with families.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages and sizes without a home throughout Illinois — and many are located near you. In the search for a lovable new fur child, consider beginning at a local shelter like Animal Care League, where Eddie

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French parliament debates ban on wild animals in circuses

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French lawmakers on Tuesday debated an animal welfare bill that would ban using wild animals in travelling circuses and keeping dolphins and whales in captivity in marine parks, amid other restrictions. 

Circus workers held a protest against the bill outside the National Assembly, saying the measure would cause circuses and jobs to vanish, if it becomes law. 

“That’s death for circuses,” Royal Circus director William Kerwich told The Associated Press. 

The bill, which also bans the use of wild animals in television shows, nightclubs and private parties, calls for a transition

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Does Your Pet Need Elevated Food Bowls?

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At mealtime, most of us opt to place our pet’s food bowls on the floor at a lower level position. This is fine for younger or smaller animals that don’t have to dip their necks too low to reach their food, however, it’s not optimal for all animals. “There are a variety of reasons you may want to consider using an elevated food or water bowl for your dog or cat,” says Dr. Jennifer Freeman, DVM, PetSmart‘s resident veterinarian and pet care expert. “Not only can elevated feeding bowls be more comfortable for

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An Unleashed Dog, Sentenced to Death After an Attack

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Jasper bit down into Chloe’s neck as if it were a jelly doughnut. My sweet senior dog did not stand a chance against the pit bull, half her age and holding a grudge.

Chloe, whom I rescued from a shelter in New Jersey more than a decade ago, has been my best friend and constant companion ever since. I am a reporter at The New York Times. Over the last five years, as I was holed up working on investigations about Donald Trump’s finances, Chloe’s job was to guard the president’s tax return information. She kept me sane. I kept

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