Farm Sanctuary

Anastasia, a young farm pig, walks around her yard after being vaccinated and micro-chipped at the Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary in Ravenna, Ohio on Monday, April 23, 2007. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Pigs smart as dogs? Activists pose the question

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other faces mass slaughter en route to becoming bacon, ham […]

07/29/2013

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Rescue officials: Ducklings make foul Easter gifts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fluffy duckling might seem appealing next to a basket of Easter eggs, but animal welfare experts want gift-happy parents to picture something else: Poop. The average domestic duck relieves itself once every 15 minutes.

03/19/2013

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