I dangle about this lofty chain
A position I reached through toil and pain
Though not my own I helplessly smirk
Fingers licked clean of the ill gotten gain
Draw a line
Friend or food?
There are more than 17,000 dog-meat farms in South Korea.
– Humane Society of the United States
True horror is to be born an animal in a man’s world.
Horrifying farm Animal Facts: Here
Crack the tail
To further knowledge
To higher pursuits
At the expense
Of the noble
We have forgotten the sacrifice
circa 3,500 BC: The domestication of animals, including goats, sheep, asses, cattle, pigs, horses, and dogs — combined with the invention of the wheel and the development of irrigation — has streamlined food production enough to allow a few people to engage in scholarly, spiritual, aesthetic, and economic pursuits.
National Pet Month