Based on FIAPO’s work in cities across India, here are five easy, tried and tested methods that are reliable, effective and quick for running an effective First-Aid program!
Browsing: Companion Animals
In his new book, The Grace of Dogs, author Andrew Root journeys to find out how dogs and humans came to mean what we do to each other, and how we are transformed by our connection.
Much to the joy of India’s animal rights community, the government has released four new rules to regulate dog breeders, animal markets, case property animals, and aquariums and pet shops that sell fish.
Yulin, notorious as it is, cannot be expected to lead to a national dog meat trade ban. Yet the Yulin authorities can use China’s existing laws and regulations as a weapon against dog slaughter.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund released its 11th annual report on animal protection rankings in January. Across the country, the ALDF has largely seen positive changes regarding animal protection.