All posts tagged: dogs

Truth About Commerical Dog Food | Vegan Pup Training Treats

The Truth About Commerical Dog Food By Ryan JonesΒ  Everything around us these days has a price, the biggest profit margins are squeezed out of every lousy idea and dog food is no different. When we adopted Nomad off the street we naturally went to the local store and found some imported dog food, dried and tinned food. For about 3 days Nomad was eating this, as a street mongrel who’s life had been scavenging for scraps anywhere he could, this was a dream to him. One day I started reading the back of the tin, this led me to a simple internet search about what’s really in commercial dog food? I’d like to say I was shocked, I wasn’t… maybe a little at how bad it really was. As an individual who refuses to be part of any sadistic cruelty of an innocent animal, where every avenue is being explored to make more money of their misery, why would this be any different. Nomad cannot make this concious decision but I do know that …

A video introduction to SI MA BO

As some of you may have read before, I have been spending much of my spare time here in Mindelo helping out at the local and only animal shelter on Sao Vicente, and possibly in the whole of Cape Verde. They have been doing amazing work here helping give affordable vet treatment for locals, taking in and treating the stray animal population, rehoming as many as possible (with Silvia, the founder, giving very strict guildlines for the new guardians). They also run a successful spay and neuter clinic, picking up as many animals as possible off the streets to fix, as well as offering and encouraging local people to come and bring their animals in to be spayed or neutered for free. As with everything in this world, this costs money. I put together this video of clips I collected while volunteering at Si Ma Bo to try and reach more people and introduce them to the work being done here. There are amazing projects like this all around the world, all in need of …