As wildfires continue to spread across western U.S. states, impacting air quality and causing wildlife to flee to safety, veterinarians are warning people of potential dangers for pets.
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The director of FOUR PAWS / VIER PFOTEN’s Disaster Relief Unit discusses the importance of accounting for animals in disaster planning and response.
Hercules was neglected and in very poor health before he was rescued by Iran’s Vafa Animal Shelter. At the shelter he was able to live out his days in peace, but many dogs are not so lucky.
Humane communities would endorse animal-friendly affordable housing, living wages, and recognize the importance of human-animal bonds.
Dr. Chinny Krishna discusses the impact of free-roaming dogs on human communities and the effectiveness of TNVR (Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Return) as compared to lethal culling.
In an interview with an animal chaplain and pet loss counselor, we discussed his work, the power of the human-animal bond, and how he helps people move forward rather than move on.
The program aims to serve remote and under-served areas, and to reduce both pet overpopulation and human rabies deaths.
Recognizing the connections between animal protection and the SDGs can help advocates maximize impact, win government support, and collaborate with other stakeholders.
Greek organization PFPO has been working hard to reduce the impact of the quarantine on animals, including providing food for stray cats and dogs.
This is why “Adopt, Don’t Shop” is so important. Commercial dog breeders and puppy mills treat dogs as things or units of production and profit is their first priority.
One woman and her dog are walking 4,000 kilometers across Australia in order to raise funds and awareness for abused and overworked working animals all over the world.
In an interview with the co-founder of the Microsanctuary Resource Center, we discussed the concept of a microsanctuary and the role caring for individual animals plays in the overall animal liberation movement.