Ingrid Newkirk

By adopting a wonderful mutt, you'll save a life and help reduce animal homelessness while also boosting your chances of a more robust new furry friend, as mixed-breed dogs have demonstrated better health and longer life spans than their purebred cousins.

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All tyranny, bigotry, aggression, and cruelty are wrong, and whenever we see it, we must never be silent.

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The wonderful thing is that it's so incredibly easy to be kind.

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Animal hoarding was a dirty secret until hoarders appeared on our TV screens and showed how they are compelled to collect so many dogs, cats or parrots that the animals end up in cages only inches bigger than their own bodies. For life.

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Pigeon racing is a lousy, greedy, and often unlawful activity. One thing that it is not is kind to birds.

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Pigeons are gentle and smart and have complex social relationships. Their hearing and vision are both excellent.

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Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. All feel joy and love, pain and fear, as we now know beyond any shadow of a doubt. All deserve that the human animal afford them the respect of being cared for with great consideration for those interests or left in peace.

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Although we have, in theory, abolished human slavery, recognized women's rights, and stopped child labor, we continue to enslave other species who, if we simply pay attention, show quite clearly that they experience parental love, pain, and the desire for freedom, just as we do.

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