Social Media and Animals, the advantages & disadvantages of the most intrusive technology in the lives of humans & non human beings. We investigate, through research and real life experience. Has our obsession with sharing begun to endanger animals?
Social media has a reach and influence unknown in human history. While it shapes our world, it is inevitably changing the world of animals. The need to “innovate” to be noticed often places the person and subject in peril. Instances of wildlife being used to garner ‘likes’ and reach is a concern for human mental health. It is also be a concern for the physical wellbeing of the planet and animal kingdom. Social media and animals, their place in our over reaching digital space must be addressed.

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Are You A Veterinarian?

The digital age vet must be friend, philosopher, guide and medical professional. We hold veterinarians to unreal standards with little or no regard for their mental or physical wellbeing. Yes, your ‘fur baby’ deserves the best medical care, but it is prudent to remember that families, farms and communities have owned and lived along side dogs, cats, cows and myriad other domestic animals for centuries. Companion animal care did not begin with Facebook and Instagram. It did however transform.

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