Give Me Shelter

Give Me Shelter

DVD - 2015
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A film that raises awareness for important animal issues around the world. It uncovers the work that many different individuals and animal organizations do in a way that has never been done before. The film illustrates what is really going on with the underground black market trade of wild and exotic animals, puppy mills, poaching, animal abuse and neglect, conservation, the food we consume, the fur industry, the pet industry and so on.

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aepearson21
Apr 30, 2017

Very important to watch and learn how puppies that come from Pet Stores eg Pet Smart one must question if the animals came from puppy mills!! It's a shame that we humans treat animals so badly!! I refuse to buy anything with fur made from it!! I also support Care2 Care!! I am against poaching and animal testing!!

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HereHere
Jul 15, 2015

The synopsis says it covers farmed animals, but I didn't see it. Kind of sad, since the greatest number of animals abused is not the redneck who puts a cat in a microwave or ties a dog to his truck, but the farmed animals that meat eaters are complicit in. I would recommend an older documentary, Earthlings, for more information on animals and human impacts on them.

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lsmir
Jun 11, 2015

This is an advocacy film, rather than a traditional documentary, but while I generally dislike this approach, I found that this film was actually a good introduction to animal-related issues out there. It presented a wide range of topics in a condensed way, so you don't feel overwhelmed with any single issue or disturbed by too many graphic images. There are some graphic images, but definitely not as many as you would expect for a film like this (they skip farm animals entirely). Learned quite a few new things and would highly recommend this to anyone looking to get acquainted with animal rights issues.

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