Month: December 2011

BASIC TENETS OF ANIMAL RIGHTS

By Claudia Bensimoun Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Animal rights are the belief that animals have an intrinsic value separate from any value they have to humans,and are worthy of moral consideration.They have a right to be free of oppression,confinement,use and abuse by humans. Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) Nathan Winograd PETA Nathan Winograd Facebook No…

Animal Consciousness

      Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Mammals “A variety of theoretical and empirical arguments have been put forward to the effect that consciousness is shared across all mammals. Seth, Baars and Edelman (2005) argue that the neural processes essential to human conscious — widespread reentrant activity in the thalamo-cortical complex — involve anatomical systems…

PREDICTING THE INTELLIGENCE OF DOGS! PURE BREEDS AND MIXED

  WORKING OR OBEDIENCE INTELLIGENCE                                                     Image Credit: BarkUpTodayDog Every dog is unique. Breed, diet, exercise and natural environment play a large part in determining your dog’s personality and working…