With the advent of urban farming and increasing concerns about the treatment of farm animals, it's important to understand proper farm animal care, both on the farm and in the shelter.
Resources and Articles
From the Magazine
Michael Foods, a major egg supplier that serves some of the biggest names in the food business, confines millions of hens in some of the worst conditions in the industry.
The history of avian influenza is both frightening and fascinating. While the majority of the U.S. population is focused on the worst-case scenario'that the virus will mutate in a way that allows it to spread easily from human to human, causing a global pandemic'those involved in animal protection have reason for concern about even a milder outbreak.
In this interview with Animal Sheltering, new HSUS CEO Wayne Pacelle says we aren't going to win the hearts and minds of the nation until we engage people in our cause.
Humane Farm Animal Care, a new nonprofit certification and labeling program for products made from humanely raised animals, is seeking shelters??? help in encouraging conscientious consumption.
???Food for Thought??? campaign asks shelters to go veg at fundraising and outreach functions.
Policies & Programs
Humane Society University's Humane Career Toolbox will be of interest to people of all ages who seek to professionally assist animals. The toolbox contains resources for both beginning and enhancing a career helping animals.