Bev Pervan, co-founder of Karoo Wildlife Centre and Campaign Against Canned Hunting, died from cancer on 30th April 2016. We remember her today because of the impact she made on animal welfare in South Africa.
Monthly Archives: April, 2017
Botswana’s world acclaimed anti-poaching success story is being threatened by budget cuts, which have forced the elite Rhino Squad to curtail patrols and created a backlog in payments to farmers compensating for human-animal conflict.
Animals at Huzhou Lotus Village Park are suffering under unacceptable living conditions. Asia for Animals calls for the animals to be removed from the zoo and placed in a facility that can properly care for them.
Sanctuaries Rally Behind Proposed Bill to Limit Private Ownership of Exotic Animals in the United States
The Big Cat Public Safety Act was recently introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives. If passed, this proposed law would put restrictions on private ownership of dangerous exotic animals nationwide.
Animal Voice has launched its new Animal Voice Academy for humane education, to promote the national respect for animal rights recently acknowledged by South Africa’s Constitutional Court.
Lawmakers in Taiwan have announced that the eating of dogs and cats has been banned. South Africa’s National Council of SPCAs adds our voice of approval to this internationally hailed advance for animal welfare.
One knows the era of the battery cage is dead when the South African Poultry Association’s own mouthpiece calls on its readers and members to heed the call to go Cage-Free.
‘Eyes Wide Open,’ the first virtual reality programme of its kind in India, virtually teleports people inside factory farms to experience the cruelty of the dairy industry.
China’s animal charities are determined to highlight the criminal behaviour of dog and cat traffickers and meat traders in a bid to end the industry for good.
While animal activists rescue countless dogs in peril, few realize that thousands of dogs are routinely used in laboratories across India. The Sound of Silence campaign seeks to end testing on dogs in Indian labs.
Animal victims of St. Paul’s Hospital have included monkeys, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, pigs, rats, and mice. The hospital is planning to relocate to a new site in 2022, and Lifeforce seeks to stop any new animal labs from being built.
Donkeys rescued from being slaughtered for their hides have been successfully rehomed to a sanctuary in Bethlehem, South Africa.