Despite being gambling venues where dogs can be heard crying out in agony when they suffer injuries, Irish greyhound racing tracks are increasingly trying to lure kids in with offers of toy vouchers, free meals and colouring competitions.
NSPCA inspectors were recently horrified to discover that horses in the care of South Africa’s army were starving to death. We will be laying criminal charges against the persons responsible for their suffering.
The situation is still quite alarming, with many abandoned dogs even a few years after our first reactions. We are constantly trying to provide emergency help for both the dogs and the Roma people.
In China’s city of Dalian, a quarter million people staged a massive protest in response to a number of high-profile cruelty cases. As the climax of the event, a huge banner was displayed. It read: “Build a Beautiful China, Punish Animal Abusers.”
We urgently appeal to members of the public to stop keeping tortoises as pets. By leaving these gentle animals in the wild you will also help relieve the burden placed on rehabilitation centres and ensure the future of the species.
It is now more clear than ever that the Irish Hare must be given full protection. Urgently contact Minister Josepha Madigan and the National Parks and Wildlife Service to demand an immediate ban on hare coursing, hare shooting and hare hunting.
An animal rights poem by Ashby McGowan, written in protest of Canada’s annual seal hunt. To be performed at rallies and campaign events.
The town council of Penang, Malaysia is killing dogs cruelly and indiscriminately, targeting both stray dogs and licensed pets, even though the region has been free of rabies for more than two years.
Find out why Canada continues to subsidize seal hunting, how some “rescue” groups actually support dog breeding, why the end of Australian live export may soon be in sight, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
To effectively combat the hunting industry, animal advocates must put aside all sentiment and focus on the money, in order to convince African governments that hunting is a wasteful use of land and that rural economies will benefit far more from non-consumptive ecotourism.
New York City Mayor De Blasio announces Staten Island’s deer population has dropped 8 percent, pointing to early success for the city’s sterilization study. After two years, birth rates have also fallen by half, and reductions are expected to continue.