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Month: October 2008

Cute Terrier Needs A Home ASAP

Basuca, A0398413, is an adorable terrier with movie star looks. This sweetheart was adopted from the shelter some YEARS ago — note her early impound number. And although she is probably about 7 years old, she still has all the energy of a puppy! Basuca can be the friendliest dog with her wagging tail, ready […]

Spay Day LA Next Weekend

Join LAAS next weekend for the first city-wide push for fixing animals since the spay/neuter law went into effect earlier this month. The image to the left can be clicked to download the flyer for printing and distribution. You can get all the information at their website which is located at http://www.spaydayla.com/. You can also view […]

110th Congress Humane Scorecard

The Humane Society Legislative Fund has posted its 2008 Humane Scorecard, and you can read it here. The scorecard, which is published annually, provides the records of U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives on major animal welfare policies. This most recent report card covers 2007-2008, the two-year span of the 110th Congress. This is extremely timely […]

Picks For This Weekend

Saturday, October 18th One thing I’ve been very self-conscious about lately is using the filler words “like” and “um” when speaking. Although studies have concluded that using these filler words have no bearing on the intelligence of a speaker, it is definitely distracting and takes away from the point they are trying to convey. I’m […]

Doomie’s Home Cookin’ Opening Oct. 18th?

I have not been able to find anything substantial about this, but apparently there is a new vegan restaurant opening up in Chinatown this Saturday the 18th called Doomie’s Home Cookin’. Focusing on vegan versions of American comfort food, they will be featuring items like chili cheeseburgers, chicken picatta, and country fried steak. Anyone have […]

Ingrid Newkirk in Los Angeles

PETA founder and all around animal advocate Ingrid Newkirk will be in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 22nd at Skylight Books promoting her new book One Can Make A Difference. I have to confess that I have not picked this book up yet, but I plan on doing so. It is a collection of essays […]

One Good Thing About This Economy

The Huffington Post has an interesting article about fast food restaurants such as McDonalds and Hardee’s/Carl’s Jr. are taking beef off of their dollar menus due to it’s current high cost. Buried deep in the article was this tidbit: Part of the problem stems from protein producers’ plans to cut back on production in the […]

Party for YES on 2 this Saturday.

In their last push for funds leading up to November 4ths Prop 2 vote, the Humane Society Legislative Fund are sponsoring parties all across the US. It looks like the closest one to Los Angeles is at “Rick and Kelle’s Place” in Redondo Beach. Their fund raising goal is $2,000 and they are already half-way […]

California Egg Industry Undercover Investigation

Tara, who is off gallivanting around St. Croix instead of sending me her bio for this site, just forwarded this horrible video about an undercover investigation which happened at a California egg farm. Of course, it’s filled with graphic footage, as if that is a shock: You can find more out about the undercover investigation […]

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