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Public health officials join animal welfare groups in discouraging live animals as Easter gifts

Public health officials warn against it. Animal welfare groups are opposed to it. Year after year it causes hundreds of human illnesses and agonizing deaths for baby chicks, ducks and rabbits. But every spring the practice is resurrected. Giving live animals as Easter gifts has been a tradition for decades, but for the 15th year,… Continue Reading

Whole Foods Sale of Rabbit Meat Sparks Protests Planned for This Weekend

Animal advocacy groups are planning to protest this weekend at Whole Foods Markets nationwide to oppose the retail sale of rabbit meat and to “politely” remind customers via handouts that rabbits are friendly animals often kept as pets. “Rabbits are the 3rd most popular furry companion in the US and have unique personalities, just like… Continue Reading