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!
A recent letter published in the journal Science argues that banning trophy hunting imperils biodiversity, which simply doesn’t stack up.
The California Fish and Game Commission’s omission of the required research detailing how this rule change would affect wildlife demonstrates its priority to accommodate hunters over the protection of animals.
Spanish organization ADDA reports on the work they have done for animals in their country.
Organizations are calling for an FBI investigation into the activities of the two Kentucky law enforcement officers, who have openly and brazenly posted online about their illegal cockfighting farm and operation.
South Africa, DRC, Namibia and Zimbabwe believe they should be able to sell threatened wildlife species on global markets.
South Africa’s captive lion industry is massive and exploitative, and mercilessly turns lions into profit in a number of ways. We discussed this issue in an interview with the team behind the award-winning documentary Blood Lions.
A campaign led by Chilean veterinarians has made progress towards a total ban on dog racing, based on the inherent cruelty involved and the fact that dog racing does not qualify as a sport.
Botswana has a growing population of humans and cattle, not elephants. Outside protected areas, desertification caused by cattle over-grazing too often gets ignored. Hunting will not solve this problem; appropriate land use planning will.