Monthly Archives: December 2011

Puppy thrown out window (Australia)

VIDEO HERALD SUN An eight-month-old Staffordshire terrier is undergoing veterinary treatment after being thrown out of a window in Sydney’s west. The dog, named “Pup” by its rescuers, suffered a broken leg, chipped teeth and suspected internal injuries after plummeting … Continue reading

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Chained Phuket Elephant Lucy Tugs at Emotions (Thailand)

COCERNS about the care of a young elephant on Phuket, left chained for long periods to attract tourists, were dismissed by the owner of the animal today. The elephant, Lucy, is three years old. One Phuket resident who passes Lucy … Continue reading

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Gone astray. The care and management of the Asian elephant in domesticity…. (Thailand)

Thailand Wild elephants 1.300 ~ 2,000 Mattana Srikrajang Domesticated elephants 3,800 ~ 4,000 Richard Lair People 58,183,000 FAO (Anon., 1995d) Thailand’s elephants, pretty much like the Thai people, live in a perplexing mix of old and new. Many aspects of … Continue reading

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Thailand Elephant Trekking and Abuse

To my dismay, I read an article on Elephant Trekking in Chiang Mai and so feel I must follow up the article of Elephant Abuse and hope, that after reading this, you the public will discourage friends and relatives from … Continue reading

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Speaking English campaign is just a passing fad (Thailand)

Thai students need better-trained teachers and a well-thought-out curriculum if they are ever to improve their ability in the English language Beginning the first week of January, all education institutions must provide a time slot and a place for Thais … Continue reading

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Elephant Cruelty in Thailand, Phajaan Ceremony.

I wrote about the ivory trade that is taking place in Thailand and the failure to enforce the agreed CITES agreement that was signed in 1993. Also Thailand’s laws are full of loopholes that can be bypassed using false documents. … Continue reading

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Human Crimes Against Animals Part 13, Elephant “Breaking” and Other Abuses

(Southeast Asia) – Phajaan is the traditional Asian torture of young elephants to break their spirit. They are caged, starved, beaten, poked and cut and kept awake for days until they become submissive under the torture. Many, especially the ones … Continue reading

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