The stray dog days are over

Today is World Stray Animals Day. While there are no stray animals in Norway, it is also illegal to import former stray or shelter animals into Norway. Adopt, don’t shop, unfortunately does not really apply here – especially when the animals come from outside of Norway. The law that does not make sense Since July … More The stray dog days are over

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World Stray Animals Day!

Today is World Stray Animals Day! We humans are capable of domesticating animals and subsequently abandoning them on the streets, leading to an ever-growing population of stray and feral animals. We can’t undo the domestication of animals, but we can think about our actions to counter the developments we have created. Before getting a pet, … More World Stray Animals Day!

How I hate (most) dog breeders (while loving certain dog breeds)

I love dogs. I think I love dogs more than most things in life. And while I love all dogs, there are particular breeds that I love more than others. The gentle giant Great Dane, the gorgeous Rhodesian Ridgeback, the cute Beagle, the awesome French Bulldogs or the comical Pug, for example. However, the vast … More How I hate (most) dog breeders (while loving certain dog breeds)

The biggest aphrodisiac turn off

For decades, people have believed that eating certain animal parts leads to an increase in their libido and/or improvement of their sex life. This belief in aphrodisiac effects has led to (endangered) animals being killed for their random body parts: deer penises seal penises crocodile penises sea turtle eggs shark fins bear bile napoleon maori wrasse … More The biggest aphrodisiac turn off