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By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Large Dogs Need to Be Protected from the Elements as Well

Very often, when we hear of dog accessories and clothes, we think of those for small dogs. As a result, people with larger dogs often think there is no need for these types of clothes. While it is certainly true More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Helping Keep Your Pet Happy, Healthy and Comfortable in its Final Days

Individuals who have lost a family pet due to illness or advanced age know that the final days, and especially the final hours of a pet’s life, can be extremely stressful, for the animal and its owner. Public More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Germany considers 19% meat tax to combat global warming as poverty threatens 1 in 5

Germany lawmakers are entertaining the notion of a steep increase to the taxation on meat to allegedly curb the impact on the environment, combat climate and global warming, while “strengthening animal welfare.” “I More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Disney sets Nat Geo plans, renewing ‘The Incredible Dr Pol’ ‘Snake City’ Dr K’s Exotic Animal ER’ ‘Dr Oakley Yukon Vet’

Nat Geo unveiled the 2019-20 programming slate as part of new parent company Disney’s upfront event. Fans will be happy to learn about these renewals: “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” “Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet,” More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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5 Great Housewarming Gifts for Cat Lovers

Congratulate your relative, friend, or colleague who recently moved into a posh apartment or purchased their first home. When people host housewarming parties, one should not show up empty-handed. While a bottle More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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3 Things to Consider When Planning a Tanzanian Safari

If you are planning a safari in Tanzania, this will certainly be the best trip of your life, since the country abounds in exotic wildlife that you only get to see in glossy magazines or on the wildlife channels. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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‘Storm Boy’ brings a classic Aussie tale to the screen with a ton of heart

Fans of Mr. Percival will finally get to see his journey on the big screen for their kids as director Shawn Seet helms the adaptation of Colin Thiele’s classic Storm Boy. A lovely film, with a modern tone, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Disney’s live-action ‘Dumbo’ is cute, but the Tim Burton ruins a bad script with an even worse ending

As Disney continues to remake their animated classics into live-action adaptations, Dumbo seemed like a doomed project from the beginning. The lovable elephant with giant ears is certainly cute in this new incarnation, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Kentucky heartbeat bill prompts PETA billboard ‘Pro-life? Go Vegan’

A federal judge has blocked a new state law that prohibits abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected—which typically happens around six weeks into pregnancy—and PETA plans to place a billboard in Frankfort More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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PETA attacks ‘Toy Story 4’: calls for Bo Peep to lose the ‘outdated and cruel crook’

Just as the Super Bowl wrapped up, PETA lept to the headlines by attacking the latest Pixar film: Toy Story 4. It seems the new film will see the return of Bo Peep, sporting a new look and her signature shepherd’s More...

By Oscar Nkala On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Mozambique elephant poaching 2018

The usual reception for any new arrival to the town of Massingir in the southern province of Gaza in Mozambique is a long, inquisitive and hostile look reserved only for unwelcome intruders. It was the same feeling More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Louisiana: Federal court sentences drug kingpin Eric Williams, ‘EZ’ on trafficking, conspiracy and dog fighting charges

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced that U.S. District Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced ERIC LASHAWN WILLIAMS, a.k.a. “E” and “EZ,” age 35, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to 70 months in More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Fraud case: SeaWorld and CEO must pay $5 million over false claims about ‘Blackfish’ injuring business

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. and its former CEO have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud charges for misleading investors about the impact More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Protecting rhinos: It is never too late to help the animal survive the onslaught of humans

Several animals are facing the threat of extinction mainly due to poaching by greedy humans who want to trade in the animals for commercial reasons and make a living out of it. The rhinoceros, considered the second More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Maryland: PETA’s vegan billboard wants seafood eaters to stop, see crabs as individuals, ‘just like humans’

A new billboard in Baltimore, Maryland, has gotten a big negative response, particularly from the city’s fans of seafood. On the billboard, it has a picture of a crab, along with the caption, “I’m ME, More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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White rhino killed, de-horned by poachers in Botswana

The Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) HAS confirmed the recent killing and de-horning of a white rhino by suspected poachers in the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta. A rhino along the safari More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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PETA wins as Nabisco’s animal crackers will have redesigned packages to show animals ‘free’

The circus is bad…no, evil. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) can chalk up a victory by getting Nabisco to change the picture on its animal cracker boxes so the animals appear in an uncaged More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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South Africa allocates seven leopards to 2018 trophy hunting quota

The South African government has lifted the 2016 ban on the hunting of leopards and allocated 7 males aged seven years and older to the 2018 quota for trophy hunting. In a statement, Environmental Affairs minister More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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25 rhinos, 16 elephants killed by poachers in Namibia since January

At least 25 rhinos have been killed by poachers in Namibia since the beginning of this year, a senior government has revealed. In his first ivory poaching update of 2018, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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‘Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom’ Review: Predictable fun

Can a summer movie offer a ton of fun, offering very little else? Well, that’s exactly what the creators of the new Jurassic World sequel, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, is counting on. The real purpose of More...


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