Protecting Your Pets from the Hereafter

By Sunny Weber CAP President “EMERGENCY ALERT!” So began an e-mail I received recently. I read on quickly, trying to decide if this message was spam or for real. I was shocked and saddened to read that a member of one of the local Australian Shepherd dog clubs was killed the night before in a…

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Step aside, sharks: It’s Bat Week

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Colorado is home to 18 bat species that are vital to the state’s ecosystem. Jack Murphy with Urban Wildlife Rescue explains why in a Channel 9 News Interview.

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Memoir of Sacramento teen’s fight for animal rights gets endorsed by the world’s best-known conservationist


Edited by Sunny Weber, President   Justin Barker’s story of battling local officials over numbing zoo conditions gets a thumbs-up from Jane Goodall. By the time Justin Barker was 15, he was already a thorn in the side of the Capital region’s most entrenched politicians. As a kid who was struggling with being bullied, growing…

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What is an Animal Attorney? Part Two

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by Sunny Weber, President   Part Two: Animal Welfare Law   In our previous segment, we discussed Animal Rights Law. It is one of two animal law specialties: Animal Welfare and Animal Rights. In this segment we will delve into the Welfare field and look at the differences this type of law practice entails. An…

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What is an Animal Attorney? Part One

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by Sunny Weber, President   Part One: Animal Rights Law    Careers working with animals have expanded in the 30 years since I became involved. In the old days we fostered dogs in our backyards because shelters were few, pet/horse training was forceful not positive-based, and there were no animal related college courses other than…

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Make Love, Not War

Make Love Not War

by Sunny Weber, President   This old bumper sticker was popular during my college years as the Viet Nam war was raging. The Birth Control Pill was new and available enough to protect casual sex partners. Almost every one of my peers was against the war and we were the first generation that effectively forced…

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