The New York Times Ethicist & Animal Shelters

In a recent edition of the Sunday New York Times, the Ethicist was asked if someone should adopt a cat from a “no-kill” shelter or at a shelter that “euthanizes animals if there are too many.” The potential pet parent was torn between saving a cat at the kill shelter vs. supporting the policy of the…

May 9, 2017

Maddie’s Fund Should Watch its Language

Anyone who has ever read some of Pet Camp’s more racy blog posts (Doggie Erection Gets Pet Camp Dicked Over comes to mind) knows that we have no problem pushing the envelope when it comes to the language used in blogs, but a recent blog by Maddie’s Fund reminded us that language still matters. Ostensibly…

May 2, 2017

Rescue Groups Need to Protect Our Pets Too

In San Francisco there are several rescue groups that are bringing dogs from Asia to the Bay Area.  These groups are acting with the most noble of intentions: to rescue dogs from dog-meat markets, extreme poverty, life on the streets and other deplorable situations. But sadly, as noble as these intentions may be, it appears…

April 27, 2017

Promposal

It’s prom time once again. That time of year when 16, 17 & 18 year olds get dressed up, put a corsage on a wrist and try not to stab someone when pinning on a boutonniere.  But before that eventful evening, someone has to offer a promposal.   Promposals come in all shapes and sizes just…

April 17, 2017