There's absolutely everything to love about fried cheese sticks. They're crispy, melty, stringy, and fun to eat. They also happen to be super easy to whip up for a quick snack at any time of the day. Head to the RECIPES page for my super simple Cheese Stick recipe!
The Trump administration has overturned hunting bans enacted in 2015 opening up Alaska's wildlife to trophy hunters. Entire families of bears, wolves, and coyotes can now be shot in their dens, lured into open spaces only to be shot and killed, and chased with dogs until being shot. Completely immoral and frankly, unsurprising from this administration. Learn more under the ANIMAL NEWS tab.
Campaigners in South Korea are calling for the closure of bile farms across the country in an effort to better protect this endangered species. There are approximately 16, 000 moon bears left on our planet and yet these beautiful bears are being held in captive squalor on farms instead of in the wild. Learn more under the ANIMAL NEWS tab!
New York has passed a bill prohibiting the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits at pet stores. The bill now moves to the Assembly for final vote. It's imperative that this ban comes into effect in order to crack down on exploitative puppy mills and breeding facilities. Learn more under the ANIMAL NEWS tab!
I recently wrote about how I believed that jail time needed to accommodate animal cruelty convictions in order to truly set an example that animal cruelty is a serious conviction.
I've found two different stories, both of which lead to animal cruelty charges, but completely different in their situations. I've reviewed them and broke down why they both deserve to be incarcerated for their crimes. They may seem completely different in nature but at the end of the day, they both committed animal cruelty and both deserve jail.
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Wales has officially banned wild animals performing in circuses, joining 47 other countries across the globe who have taken a stand against wild animals performing like this. While this is cause for celebration, it is also a painful reminder that there are approximately 150 countries that have yet to adopt similar bans.
Any animal saved is a reason to celebrate but there is still so much work to do. Learn more under the ANIMAL NEWS tab!
It has emerged that in Northern Ireland, of the 167 cases of convicted animal cruelty in the past 3 years, only 14 people received jail sentences. This is happening across the globe because we cannot seem to wrap our heads around the fact that abuse is abuse, regardless of species. Speciesism is a very serious issue and we must address it to fully hold those convicted of cruelty accountable.
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I've tried a pretty good variety of natural & cruelty free products and have found some that I truly love and some that I probably wouldn't use again. Head to the BYPASS or BUY page for more information on some products I'm currently using!
Hey y'all! I'm Jonathan, and I'm the creator of the Happy Veg blog! I've been cooking now for about 8 years, and I'm obsessed with creating vegetarian recipes that everyone can make and love. I'm also obsessed with animals & travel. Thanks for visiting the blog and have a great day xo