At Wisconsin’s Ridgeland Pioneer Days, chickens are thrown from rooftops into crowds and terrified pigs are chased and wrestled to the ground, all for “fun.”
This is the longest-running and most authoritative report of its kind, and tracks which states are prioritizing animal protection and working to improve their laws.
The evidence suggests that ethical, economic and ecological problems with trophy hunting warrant a trophy import ban.
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.
For a Western hunter to pay to kill an African animal and expatriate their parts is a form of objectification, dehumanizing and therefore morally reprehensible. It may entrench a Western narrative of supremacy underpinned by chauvinistic, colonialist and crudely utilitarian anthropocentric attitudes.
Whether you are new to animal advocacy or a seasoned animal activist, it’s important that your advocacy efforts are as effective as possible.
A veterinarian and former rodeo competitor shares about why she believes rodeos should be made illegal.
A letter claiming that trophy hunting is necessary for African conservation was recently published in a prestigious scientific journal, but upon closer inspection, the piece is little more than a marketing effort disguised as a serious scientific contribution.
Sheep riding, or “mutton busting,” is a rodeo event where children jump on terrified sheep, riding them around as the sheep struggle desperately to free themselves.
It’s important to recognize the signs of dogfighting and know how to report it in order to protect dogs, prevent further animal abuse, and protect your neighborhood from crime and corruption.
In an interview with the Executive Producer of the new film Bucking Tradition, we discuss what rodeos mean for animals and the tension between cultural autonomy and animal protection.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has made it illegal to sell or produce fur, hunt bobcats, use wild animals in circuses, sell the skins of exotic animals, and strengthened protections for California’s horses facing slaughter!