Despite various challenges, volunteers’ pure intention to make life better for the dogs and cats at Pondok Pengayom Satwa animal shelter keeps them coming back every week.
“This is an encouraging step in the right direction from the Chinese authorities and we congratulate the government on this decision,” said Pei Su, Founder and Executive Director of ACTAsia. “However, we must also realise that this temporary ban raises certain issues.”
Animal rights are for all animals, based on their intrinsic value and right to life. Gau Raksha, on the other hand, is an extremely narrow movement characterized by speciesism and sexism, and motivated solely by religious beliefs.
Increasingly large patches of tropical forest are being lost worldwide as governments and corporations clear more land to make way for industrial-scale agriculture, a Duke University study shows.
Asia for Animals calls on the government of Sri Lanka to intervene on behalf of elephants at the Dehiwala zoo, who are forced to perform in shows, housed in unclean conditions, and display chain scars and behaviors associated with stress and boredom.
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.
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.
‘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.
Donkeys rescued from being slaughtered for their hides have been successfully rehomed to a sanctuary in Bethlehem, South Africa.
The book Just Josh tells the story of a rescued street dog from Turkey, raising awareness of the plight of unwanted animals and helping to increase support worldwide for animal welfare.