This Is Factory Farming


Warning: Contains Graphic Footage. Undercover video footage at “Wyoming Premium Farms” revealing egregious cruelty and filthy conditions at a Wyoming pig breeding facility owned by a supplier for Tyson Foods. Bacon could never taste that Good. I’ve had an emotional morning. I didn’t want to watch the video on how pigs are treated in factory […]

Have A Fabulous Weekend December 16-18


Birmingham Santa House Friday, December 16, All day Shain Park, 200 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI, FREE Birmingham welcomes back Santa himself. Children can visit with Santa in his house, give them their list, and have their picture taken. Hours and dates for the Santa House are as follows: November 23 6:30-8:30 p.m November 25 […]

Be a Hero for Animals


A dog named Honey found her hero this past summer. Honey was one of twenty dogs our Animal Rescue Team saved from dogfighting in Indiana this past July. She was weak and injured after spending most of her life either staked in a yard or fighting for her life in a bloody pit. She had […]

Crack Down on Spectators at Animal Fights


Over the past decade, Congress has strengthened the penalties for and closed major loopholes in the federal animal fighting law, yet there is a remaining gap in the law that should be corrected to allow for a more comprehensive crackdown on this barbaric activity. It’s time to close that gap and make it a crime […]

Shelters Find Ways to Combat ‘Black Dog Syndrome’


Black dogs and cats are often the last to be adopted and the first to be euthanized, something shelter workers call the “Black Dog Syndrome.” Reasons range from superstitions such as the notion black cats are bad luck, to a simple logistical problem: Black animals are hard to photograph well, and therefore are hard to […]

Spread The Word About Animal Protection


So many people express support for animal protection, but they are not involved in our cause. If we are to succeed in improving the lives of animals, we must be sure to raise awareness and get others involved. We must put thought into action. And one of the best ways for people to help is […]

Prison Inmates Caring For Shelter Pets


Who would ever think that prisoners and pets would go together? One shelter in a small town in Louisiana has a select group of prisoners that care for the sheltered pets around the clock. It has been said that hardened prisoners turn soft as they care for the dogs and that it is a great […]

Stop Animal Cruelty This Summer


Every day, hundreds of animals are abused. It breaks my heart to think of dogs, cats, and other pets dying of starvation, over-heating, and loneliness. The summer months are one of the cruelest times for cats, dogs and other animals here in Michigan. Dogs are chained up outside, left in the sweltering heat, with no […]

Join The 2011 Mutt March!


Dear ASK Readers, Pets don’t sign up to suffer abuse, neglect, or abandonment. But you can sign up to help these precious animal lives. Sign up now to walk in the 23rd annual Mutt March, on Sunday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the beautiful Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe […]

Stop Captive Hunts!


Dear ASK In Your Face Readers, Your legislators are considering a bill to support the inhumane and unsporting canned hunting industry — private trophy hunting facilities where customers pay to kill animals trapped within enclosures. Senate Bill 27 would take authority over these facilities from the Department of Natural Resources and put them under the […]