Animal rights is defined as ‘the rights of animals to live free from human exploitation and abuse’. There is an ongoing movement all around the world to end animal suffering. Animals are a key part of the web of nature that we all live in, and it is important to protect them. In the history of animal rights activism, there are some key figures who have done a lot to help … [Read more...] about 3 Animal Rights Activists You Should Know About
What Does Animal Welfare Really Mean?
If you are someone who cares about the environment, loves animals, or has pets of any kind, animal welfare is probably important to you. Most people would say that animal welfare is something they care about, but have you ever thought about what this term actually means? Amy Elliot-Meisel is an Academic Program Coordinator currently in pursuit of her Masters degree (MEd) … [Read more...] about What Does Animal Welfare Really Mean?
Top 7 Tips for Fostering Animals
If you are someone who cares about animal welfare and loves having pets, then fostering animals could be for you. Fostering is a great way to help alleviate the stress on your local animal shelter while spending time with animals. Amy Elliot-Meisel is an Academic Program Coordinator currently in pursuit of her Masters degree (MEd) from Loyola University. She also loves … [Read more...] about Top 7 Tips for Fostering Animals
Should You Keep Exotic Pets?
The popularity of keeping exotic animals as pets has grown in recent years. With popularity of shows like Tiger King, however, many people are also now aware of the dangers of owning exotic animals. As of 2016, about 13% of households in the United States owned an exotic pet, but is it really a good idea? Amy Elliot-Meisel is an experienced professional in academic advisory … [Read more...] about Should You Keep Exotic Pets?
How Fostering Animals Can Change The World
Amy Elliot-Meisel is an academic that has a passion for our furry friends everywhere. Fostering animals can make a huge difference in the lives of animals and the lives of humans alike. Fostering is the most effective way to reduce overcrowding in shelters. It prevents killings and saves the lives of animals as well as creates more space in the shelter for them to be saved. Not … [Read more...] about How Fostering Animals Can Change The World