Educational Series

Educational Series: Dog Sledding and Dog Chaining

The iditarod, a sled dog race almost 1,000 miles long, runs across Alaska from Settler’s Bay to Nome in March of every year. The race goes up and over hills, through mountain passes, and over tundra landscapes and spruce forests. Blizzard conditions with zero visibility is common, as well as […]

Educational Series: Trophy Hunting

On July 1, 2015 in Zimbabwe, the beloved lion, Cecil, was lured away from his lion sanctuary where he was maimed by a bow and arrow shot by Dr. Walter Palmer. After suffering for 11 hours, he was finally shot and killed by a rifle. He was skinned and decapitated […]

ForceChange Educational Series: Animal Testing

More than 115 million animals, worldwide, are used for experimentation and biomedical research every year. In the US alone, 70,000 dogs are used for research testing every year, of which 96% are beagles because of their docile temperament and trusting nature. In Great Britain last year, 3.9 million experiments were […]

Educational Series: Factory Farms

Earlier this year, animal activist group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) entered a factory farm in Utah that is owned by Smithfield Foods with the intent to expose allegedly poor treatment of their animals. While there, they found what they perceived to be two piglets struggling to survive. According to DxE, […]

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