Sale of puppies in pet shops may be banned in crackdown!
He has been called many things during his time as a minister, but now Michael Gove may be able to add another moniker: saviour of puppies. The environment secretary has announced that the government is considering a ban on the sale of puppies in pet shops, and he unveiled measures to crack down on unscrupulous puppy breeders. A ban would mean anyone buying or adopting a dog would deal directly with the breeder or an animal rehousing centre. The Department for Environment, Foo
Owners putting pets on vegan diets?
A growing number of people are advocating for vegan diets for their pets for ethical, environmental and health reasons. “I live with two vegan dogs and a vegan cat. We like to feed our animals without exploiting other animals,” said Matt Johnson, a California-based vegan activist. In many cases, the decision to switch meat-loving pets to a vegan diet is made because of the owner’s ethical preferences. Most pet foods are made with byproducts from factory farms, so switching to