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
In the course of saving dozens of dehydrated, malnourished, and severely sunburned Iowa pigs stranded on a Mississippi River levee by flooding, rescuers found they had to move beyond the initial rescue plan. Way beyond.
The Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary rescues livestock from factory farms and educates the public about food choices that are better for the planet, the animals, and people.
Thanks to a tip provided by a concerned utility worker, officers were able to save eight neglected piglets from a rundown property in rural Maryland.
The executive director of a New Hampshire shelter talks about why shelter workers should care about what'and whom'they eat.
For those who've been following the news of outbreaks of bird flu as they get closer and closer to home, and for those who are blissfully ignorant of the looming specter of another global pandemic, this book provides an in-depth look at the history of avian viruses and of H5N1 in particular.
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.