Charisha Florence Fraser reflects on her experiences during an internship with Indonesia’s Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP).
Animal Kingdom Foundation rescues dogs from slaughter for meat, and provides them with a better life at its Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Center.
Harrell Graham’s Dog Care Field Manual provides detailed recommendations for crisis care that almost anyone can give when the nearest veterinarian is many miles and hours away.
According to Judaism, animals are part of God’s creation and people have special responsibilities to them. The Jewish tradition clearly indicates that we are forbidden to be cruel to animals and that we are to treat them with compassion.
A recent spay/neuter campaign in the town of Topoloveni, Romania, resulted in the sterilization of more than 400 dogs and cats, and sets an example for humane, effective population control for other cities to follow.
El Rey Magnum’s breeder called the colt “a stepping stone to getting close to perfection,” but UK veterinarians warn of severe health risks from such extreme breeding.
It is well known that the three main threats to orcas are lack of food, pollution, and boat traffic. In addition, aquarium captures performed in the 1960s and 70s wiped out a generation of young females and males, a loss to the species that has taken decades to recover from.
If we are serious about providing care at any significant scale, clearly the sheltering model isn’t going to work. We need a radical shift in how we respond, toward a more sustainable method of caring for street animals.
It’s clear that to protect dogs on the streets of India, Animal Birth Control alone is not enough. We must also start investing in other equally important and more immediately effective measures to end conflict between humans and dogs.
Despite being a rural area, where access to information on animal protection and management is not easily available, there are many responsible people in Parscov, Romania who care for animals and are aware of the need to spay and neuter them.
The hospital deliberately refused to give information about their heart research experiments, which involve killing up to 118 dogs, according to the White Coat Waste Project.