Veterans Are Our New Vulnerable Class

This weekend spcaLA partnered with Animals for Armed Forces® to give pets to  members of the military and their families at  no charge....more

Are There Bugs in My Bangs

 I have been inside more "hoarding houses" than anyone should ever have to. They are scary, dark, smelly and exude anguish, sorrow and  hostility....more

Healthy Giraffe Killed, Dissected and Fed to Big Cats in Front of Children

Zoos are no place for animals.Copenhagen Zoo killed, dissected and fed a giraffe, Marius, to their big cats while children watched. The zoo asserted that this giraffe, though healthy, possessed genes too common with the other giraffes in the zoo to be used in their breeding program. This was done despite both the posting of online petitions opposing this course of action and the offers of other facilities to take Marius....more

Juveniles Sentenced to spcaLA for Violence "Cure"

Your spcaLA and the Juvenile Division of the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office have united to bring spcaLA’s award winning  violence prevention program to the Los A...more

Does Anyone Think This is News?

NBC just reported that "AKC-registered breeders raising dogs in 'miserable" conditions". Really?...more

ESPN: The Size of a Dog is NOT Indicative of a Man's Penis Size

During last week's Lakers game the ESPN commentators could not stop   wailing about the tragedy that Kobe Bryant was seen in this photo with a little dog. They ranted, wept and prayed for someone to "say it isn't so" that such a "macho" guy would have a lap dog. They lamented that any dog that could be "cradled" in one's arms was not an acceptable companion for such a man as Kobe.Kobe Bryant image via Instagram...more
All the more reason that I stopped watching ESPN.more

What Could You Buy In Kmart That Is Worth The Life Of A Shark?

On March 6th a five foot long white-tipped shark flown from New York to Los Angeles to be used in the filming of a Kmart commercial exhibited signs of stress on the set and ultimately died. The shark was treated on set by the trainer and then taken to a specialist to no avail....more
Exactly - this seems like a such ill conceived idea from start to finish. Besides the obvious ...more

Heed Warning Signs of Future Violent Behavior

Against a landscape of mounting gun violence, our nation is finally willing to look at the issue of gun safety in a comprehensive manner....more

Elephants Unhappy at Zoo

The 42 million dollar elephant exhibit at the LA Zoo can remain open provided that certain conditions are met. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge John L. Segal, in his 56-page opinion issued Tuesday, ordered the Los Angeles Zoo to improve the welfare of the elephants in its “Elephants of Asia” by doing the following:...more

Bon Soir Foie Gras

Effective July 1st 2012, foie gras made from force feeding ducks, geese or any bird will be banned in California. In other words, the actual force feeding in California is prohibited as well as merely selling the pate if made elsewhere using the force feeding technique....more