Summer is the perfect time to get your ‘read’ on! Whether you’re off to a lazy day at the beach, a picnic or just lounging at the pool, there’s nothing better than having a good book to past the time. For animal lovers, there’s a extra special treat when that book is about some of your favorite pets and animals.

While lawmakers, right wingers and isolationists might all be applauding
their decision to leave the European Union, it’s possible that
traveling to and from the EU with their pets may grow cumbersome in the
very foreseeable future. Among all the macro-level economic theories
pertaining to the effects of Britain’s decision to vacate the European
premises, from a micro-level perspective, Brexit will be felt in smaller ways that may not work out all that well for pets and their pet owners.

Zimbabwe currently faces a moral dilemma that doesn’t seem to have an
easy solution. On the one hand, the natives face the most devastating
drought their region has incurred in years. It places million of lives
(both humans and wildlife) at critical risk. Rainfall is not expected in
the country any time soon and President Rober Mugabe has declared a “state of disaster.” But on the other hand . . .

I know the title of this editorial is a bold question to ask,
particularly from a blogger and cartoonist who has no political clout to
make it happen. Nonetheless, in the name of animal advocacy, I would
like to give voice to the voice-less — particularly where Donald Trump
is concerned.

For those who’ve been following the horrific inferno that erupted in
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, there appears to be some good news on
the horizon. Canadian officials are actually reporting a turning point
in the battle to contain the wildfire, noting that a melding of cooler
temps and rain is tempering the situation.

The consideration of dogs as a food product is unfathomable by U.S.
standards. The term “dog meat” is deemed unconscionable by most
societies. Yet, the practice of butchering canines for human consumption
still exists in the 21st century. Unfortunately, dog meat is purchased from farms and consumed as traditional cuisine in various parts of world, including China, Vietnam, Cameroon, Ghana Liberia and South Korea

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Over the years I’ve written a number of blogs pertaining to the People
for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) organization's critiques of
the use of animals in films. From Katy Perry’s making of her music video
“Roar” to Leonardo DiCaprio’s treatment of a chimpanzee in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” there’s a long list of filmmakers who have felt the heavy hand and sharp tongue of this animal advocacy group