A Wilton Manors woman found a new and innovative way to get her hands on some drugs.
She used her dog's prescriptions from the Floresta Animal Hospital in Boynton Beach to get her hands on 240 hydrocodone and acetaminophen pills between July and November 2012.
Her dog didn't seem to mind. Because ... More >>
Frankenfish has been swimming its way closer to your dinner plate for quite some time now. While you were recovering from your post-holiday hangover or taking advantage of major savings on that flat-screen TV on December 26, the FDA concluded that Frankenfish -- i.e., AquaBounty Technologies' AquaAd ... More >>
Anytime you go out on a Saturday night, you know you're going to blow through some money. Unfortunately, all you're going to get in return is a deflated bank account and some possible drunken remorse. If, for once, you would actually like to get drunk for a good cause, Posh is hosting a fundrai ... More >>
Foie gras is one food item that people are crazy about. Chefs and foodies tend to love it. Ethical eaters and animal rights activists absolutely hate it. The state of California has even outright banned the sale and production of the delicacy.In this past week's review of the Grove, we touched upon ... More >>
We're not sure which phrase best describes the Max Planck Institute's response to our questions about its treatment of the hundreds of animals it holds captive and on whose nervous systems it experiments. Perhaps "Nothing to see here. Move along." Or "We ask the questions." We're not happy with eith ... More >>
The Max Planck Institute for Neuroscience, in Northern Palm Beach, has hundreds of animals in its care, though "care" may not be quite the word. In the last fiscal year, according to USDA documents, 280 of those animals had their nervous systems experimented on. The animals did not choose to be ther ... More >>
A Tampa fisherman caught himself a turtle a few months ago, put it in a fresh-water tank, and kept it in his backyard. But his intent wasn't so much to make the little guy a pet but to totally make him into soup.
Turns out, the guy caught a Kemp's ridley sea turtle, which happens to be a rare and e ... More >>
Dr. Rene Varela The local community of marine mammal experts is a relatively small one, so the Juice has been asking some high-level folks in the scientific community to weigh in on the recent controversy surrounding veterinarian Dr. Rene Varela, candidate for mayor of Lake Worth. One expert, wh ... More >>
Protestors at last night's forum It's not unusual for politicians to want to hide controversial details of their lives: adulterous affairs, DUI arrests, bankruptcies. Leave to the reliably kooky city of Lake Worth to have this week's most interesting political scandal: rivals of mayoral can ... More >>
Flickr User: lady_meiA cat owner who sued Imperial Point Animal Hospital for malpractice lost her case in Broward court last month. Now she is requesting a hearing in the court of public opinion, where all of us are jurors.Below is a "before" shot of the cat at issue in this case, named Lupita. Two ... More >>