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.
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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.
Charles Wartenberg, founder of the Animal Kingdom Foundation, passed away in December 2016. He will be remembered for his tireless advocacy and transformation of animal welfare in the Philippines.
One of the constant challenges of working in animal welfare is fundraising. Getting animals themselves involved in the process can help to motivate people and let them see directly where their money is going.
Animal welfare organisations are reeling from an unexpected announcement that they will no longer receive funding from the National Lotteries Commission – a decision which could also have devastating impacts on humans.
Guatemala has passed a new animal protection law, hailed as one of the most comprehensive in the world. It establishes fines for animal abuse, as well as prohibits many specific forms of cruelty and exploitation.
The exclusion of animal welfare organisations is short-sighted and inexcusable. There is no competition or conflict between helping people and helping animals. Uplifting the welfare of animals helps communities.
We all feel deeply aggrieved over the lost lives – humans and dogs. But I despair over the vigilantes who seem to take the ‘eye for an eye’ approach by ruthlessly culling every dog they can lay their eyes upon.
We are extremely pleased to see state wide acceptance and regard for Rabies Free Kerala, including awareness of sterilization, the only scientific and humane choice for animal population control, and tolerance and acceptance of street dogs.