Pigeons are considered a major pest problem in many urban areas. As with many animals who are considered pests, this raises a difficult question, especially for those who aim to treat animals humanely.
Monthly Archives: February, 2019
Soi Dog Foundation received a call one day about a badly-injured dog. Nothing unusual there, it was one of several such calls that day alone. But the call about Aleeno was different. And as the caller spoke, a devastating love story emerged.
The bond between pets and their owners is unbreakable, but the lack of pet-friendly housing options for domestic violence victims often leaves them with a heartbreaking decision: endure abuse in order to stay with their beloved pet, or leave their pet behind. The Purple Leash Project is aiming to solve this problem.
Most people do not realize that a majority of pet food is composed primarily from food industry waste. Among the most common causes of death for both cats and dogs are diseases affiliated with poor diet.
Every year, thousands of tourists visit South African private nature reserves to see wild animals. But how many travelers know that some of these self-declared champions of conservation also allow animals to be killed by trophy hunters for ‘sport’?
For the Idu Mishmi people, the tiger is their brother. In order to save the Idu tigers, this exceptional relationship must also be preserved.
Footage from a meat market in China has increased concerns about the fates of Irish racing greyhounds who end up in the country, which has no nationwide animal welfare laws. Organizations are calling for Ireland to ban the export of greyhounds to China.
Pollinator populations are falling amid what has been termed an “insect pollinator health crisis,” and in the absence of sweeping international or federal action on this issue, it falls to state legislatures to come up with innovative solutions.
The man who rescued the paralyzed dog off the side of the road named him Omid, a word meaning “hope” in Persian, because he saw so much hope in the dog’s eyes.
Slowly, the tiny ball in the wooden crate began to unwind. His scales moved and a pointy nose followed by two black button eyes emerged. Natalie was entranced. The baby pangolin unwrapped his tail, held out his front legs and gazed at her, asking to be picked up. It was love at first sight.
Part three of this series explains why, from an ethical point of view, we should abolish fishing and fish farming, and what it means to take part in this global campaign.
Alpert Medical School of Brown University is using live pigs to teach invasive procedures to its emergency medicine residents, in violation of federal law. The vast majority of emergency medicine residency programs in the United States and Canada use only human-based methods.