Do veterinarians receive diversity training education? | Opinion

Ben Shelton takes a very dim view of the new diversity education requirement for Utah veterinarians in his article “Should your veterinarian take a diversity class?” His argument against the…

Lawmaker seeks AG opinion on whether dog research at Wayne State is humane

Detroit — A state lawmaker has sought the opinion of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel as to whether cardiovascular research on dogs at Wayne State University is “humane,” officials confirmed…

Opinion | Norway court ban on breeding bulldogs points up hard moral questions

In an era of increased animal rights, this marks an enormous, unprecedented advance. It also raises an uncomfortable question: What is the best way to demonstrate our love for canines?…

OPINION: Cats aren’t just cute, they’re beneficial for your health

Opinion | Republicans Are Going to Use Dog Whistles. Democrats Can’t Just Ignore Them.

How did the most racist president of our life outperform a more generic Republican like Mitt Romney with Latinos? Research by Equis Labs suggests that Latinos found Mr Trump’s populist…

Banning dog meat consumption in South Korea prevents animal cruelty | Opinion

(Vivan Han / Daily Titan) South Korean President Moon Jae-in has proposed a ban on the consumption of dog meat. Dogs are bred, stolen from homes, and locked in horrific…

Opinion | My Cat’s Watching Me. What’s She Thinking?

About the editor: On “What’s going on in my cat’s head?”, By Farhad Manjoo (column, August 29): Watch your wild kittens closely, Mr. Manjoo. To appreciate the feline awareness –…

Opinion | I Can’t Stop Wondering What’s Going On Inside My Cat’s Head

If this seems vague to you, you are not alone. Consciousness has been confused for millennia, but because it is an internal, subjective experience, simply trying to describe it can…

Schafer: I’m hyperfocusing on… the best medicine | Opinion

Columnist Cameryn Schafer and her partner Cole take their mothers on vacation. Not everything goes as expected, but laughter eases the seriousness of her circumstances. Laughter really is the best…

Opinion: The Humane Society Is Making a Extra Compassionate World for Group Cats

Gary Weitzman of the San Diego Humane Society with a cat. The San Diego Humane Society has been criticized for putting adoptable cats back on the streets. The problems surrounding…