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Paula Moore

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Paula Moore is a senior writer for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), 501 Front St., Norfolk, VA 23510

Chained Dogs are Ticking Time Bombs

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chained dogs are nearly three times more likely to attack than dogs who are not tethered. For the sake of dogs and everyone's safety, it's time to ban chaining.

Hold The Calamari

Researchers are hoping to determine whether octopuses, like humans, have a dominant arm-er, tentacle-or if they are 'octidextrous.'

Iraq Veteran’s Spouse: Shooting Pigs Endangers Soldiers

Using live animals in trauma-training exercises is outdated and unethical-and your tax dollars are funding it. Our soldiers deserve better.

Great Apes Deserve Protection

While Spain may be better known for bullfighting than animal rights, the Spanish parliament recently took an unprecedented step and voted to extend basic rights to great apes.

New Rx For Kids is a Tough Pill for This Dad...

Giving overweight children cholesterol-lowering drugs, as the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests, is not the best way to prevent them from becoming tomorrow's heart patients.

Oprah went vegan: Will fans follow?

On day four of the 21-day cleanse, Oprah said, 'I just cleaned my dinner plate, down to the last grain of brown rice left under my oh-so-deliciously seasoned soy chicken.

Are your animal companions prepared for disaster?

As the recent terrifying string of natural disasters shows, emergencies can strike anytime and anywhere. It's vital to make emergency plans now to protect all members of our families-including our animals.

Slaughterhouse Workers: Dying for a Job

Illnesses, injuries and even deaths at slaughterhouses are shockingly routine. What's even more shocking? If you eat meat, you are funding the daily exploitation of slaughterhouse workers.

Speed Racer: A reel drag

Chimpanzee 'actors'-like the young chimpanzee who plays Chim Chim in the new Speed Racer movie-are forcibly taken from their mothers when they are still infants and beaten into submission.

Thoroughbred Racing: Whipped to the finish

At the very least, Eight Belles' catastrophic injuries during the Kentucky Derby should prompt the horseracing industry to ban whipping.

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