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Archive for December, 2012

Cora the elephant still on the road

Last week the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced the death of Susan, a 61 year-old Asian elephant. Susan was an old elephant (the life span of Asian elephants is about 60 to 70 years). She had not performed since 2005 and was euthanized due to declining health. Ringling Bros. may still have […]

On Tuesday night, the Hallandale Beach City Commission approved a ban on the use of bullhooks, electric prods, bucking straps and other cruel devices.
The ban was approved despite heavy lobbying by Feld Entertainment (the corporate parent of the Ringling Bros. circus), Circus Fans Association of America, and rodeo promoter (and FWC Commissioner) Ron Bergeron.
In supporting […]

VegSouthFlorida.com, ARFF’s online vegetarian dining guide, has a bright new look. Check it out and let us know what you think!

The site features dozens of vegetarian- and vegan-friendly restaurants in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties, and more are added all the time.
Our hope is that by making it easy to find healthy, delicious […]