As of January 20th, circuses performing in England will no longer be allowed to use wild animals as part of their act.
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There’s nothing fun about selfies taken with bears in chains, on the back of an elephant or petting lion cubs. Animal welfare should not stop on holiday.
Slaughtered horses come from every industry: race horses, show horses, carriage horses, and draft horses, as well as wild mustangs and backyard pets. The slaughter pipeline is the disposing place for unwanted horses.
As long as the racing goes on, the industry churns out a surplus of unwanted dogs. Greyhound rescuers are there to pick up the pieces.
This shocking number of individual victims were killed over a period of 4,645 days, which equates to the death of a horse almost every other day on British racecourses.
In an interview with International Animal Rescue’s CEO, we discuss why and how the cruel dancing bear trade was ended, and how this project convinced him that animal welfare and human welfare go together.
Pubs around the United Kingdom are using live reindeer and other animals at holiday events. Using animals in this way sends a message that animals are props, rather than living beings.
Allowing unskilled volunteers to have contact with orangutans is dangerous for both animals and humans and can have serious negative impacts for orangutans under rehabilitation.
Interactions with all infant wildlife, walking with predators or elephants, interacting with predators and the riding of wild animals are no longer acceptable practices, according to the South African Tourism Services Association.
The lies propagated by the captive dolphin industry help to allow this cruel and ridiculous practice to go on.
In an interview with the founder of LCA, we discussed the logistics of the behind-the-scenes work to bring light to hidden animal abuse.