Articles by: Karen Davis

One Major Way We Can Reduce the Suffering of Animals Raised for Food

One Major Way We Can Reduce the Suffering of Animals Raised for Food

Veterinarians have an opportunity to uphold medical ethics—and give the nation’s factory-farmed animals a small bit of mercy when they are killed. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is holding its annual convention in Philadelphia starting on July 29. This is an opportunity for the group to formulate a policy statement opposing a method of killing farmed animals that epitomizes the inhumane[Read More…]

by 26/07/2022 Comments are Disabled World
On International Respect for Chickens Day, Try Thinking About Them Differently

On International Respect for Chickens Day, Try Thinking About Them Differently

“I hear the universal cock-crowing with surprise and pleasure, as if I never heard it before. What a tough fellow! How native to the earth!” —Henry David Thoreau Chickens are indeed native to the earth. Despite centuries of domestication—from the tropical forest to the farmyard to the factory farm—the call of the wild has always been in the chicken’s heart. Far[Read More…]

by 26/04/2022 2 comments World