The organization K9s For Warriors takes shelter dogs who would have otherwise been euthanized and trains them to become service dogs for post 9/11 veterans suffering from PTSD. They have saved the lives of over 800 shelter dogs.
Monthly Archives: August, 2018
A poem focusing on what most meat eaters push aside. What tastes, smells, and histories are really there on that plate of meat?
It may be surprising to learn that a large component of most veterinarian training involves harmfully using animals. These animals are used as models for learning various veterinary procedures, many of which are highly invasive and painful. Routinely, the animals used are killed for these purposes.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources released a statement on August 1st, according to which 95% of the world lemur population is “on the verge of extinction,” making them the “most threatened primates on Earth.”
Campaign Against Canned Hunting delivers report on how the captive lion industry hurts South Africa’s image
CACH’s report was prepared for an upcoming colloquium to be held by South Africa’s Parliament. It lists a huge range of import bans, airline trophy bans, negative press coverage, anti-canned hunting campaigns, protest marches, tourist industry views and social media criticisms.
Are we not essentially confusing education with entertainment? Should we not be more honest in describing the role of such animals and admit they are pure photo props for monetary gain, even if the money is earmarked for the conservation of the species?
With over 2000 petitions in a day, hundreds of phone calls to the chief minister’s office, and several protests to stop these ‘flights of slaughter,’ we have showcased our strength and ability to work together as a cohesive community for the protection of animals in India.
Conference announcement for the 2018 Africa Animal Welfare Conference, to be held in Nairobi, Kenya on September 3rd-5th.
A poem inspired by the harrowing footage of animal abuse in UK slaughterhouses seen in the documentary ‘Land of Hope and Glory.’
Three friends visit a circus to try and rescue a great eagle stolen from a ‘savage’ tribe, in this excerpt from an upcoming children’s fantasy novel inspired by real-world mistreatment of animals.
While securing legal protections for animals has always been a top priority for activists, the Nonhuman Rights Project is leading a novel approach toward animal rights law, as director Kevin Schneider explains in this special interview.
By not taking responsibility for graphic animal abuse posts, Instagram is aiding and abetting animal abusers. Sign the petition demanding that Instagram change its policies to ban images of animal cruelty.