“Even in the tumultuous year that was 2020, we saw enormous strides being made to better protect animals, including several jurisdictions completely overhauling their animal cruelty laws.”
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This legislation would require that data collected by the federal government from state child protection agencies include information about animal abuse as a risk factor for child abuse.
This guide will help you and your family get prepared for when disaster strikes.
In order to help the world’s dogs, we need an estimate of their population, and of what percent are homeless in each country.
One of the few positive pieces of news during the COVID-19 lockdown was that many animal shelters reported being empty for the first time ever, as people decided to adopt a pet during this time. But sadly, this situation did not last long.
Mail delays in the United States have brought attention to the serious animal welfare issues inherent in the practice of shipping live animals in the mail.
Feline Immunodeficiency Syndrome (FIV) is an acquired virus, similar to Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV). Fortunately, cats with FIV can live long and happy lives.
See select images from the new book HIDDEN, which compiles the work of forty photojournalists who document animal lives.
These dogs have often lived through cruelty and neglect, and will undertake a long journey to be united with new families who can give them the safety and love they deserve.
The number of people that are aware of this issue is astonishingly low. People see them and simply see a cute bunny, they do not see a discarded pet.
It is estimated that approximately 10% of homeless people have one or more pets. Despite past criticism of homeless people having pets by animal advocates, efforts to support the pets of homeless people are increasing.