Heart Sticking Animals in Shelters

Heart sticking, also called a “heart shot” and more scientifically, an “intercardiac injection” is a way of killing an animal at a US shelter. I have no idea how commonplace it is. It is probably fairly rare. I hope so … please continue reading

Feral Cat Control: TVHR Better than TNR

TVHR is more effective than TNR, a study concludes. This is an interesting study that looks at a modified version of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) to make it more effective. The good thing is that the study takes TNR seriously as a … please continue reading

Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character. Discuss

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher. He lived 1788 – 1860. The full quote from the title to this post is: Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is … please continue reading

USA: 2012 Animal Shelter Statistics (with comment)

Below are some animal shelter statistics from the Statistic Brain website. The source of the information is Born Free U.S.A., American Humane Society and Pet Finder according to the author. I’d just like to mention one thing that came to … please continue reading