Do we have a right to keep dogs and other animals in service for physical and emotional support? The issue comes down to the longstanding welfare versus rights debate within animal protection.
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Despite being gambling venues where dogs can be heard crying out in agony when they suffer injuries, Irish greyhound racing tracks are increasingly trying to lure kids in with offers of toy vouchers, free meals and colouring competitions.
The situation is still quite alarming, with many abandoned dogs even a few years after our first reactions. We are constantly trying to provide emergency help for both the dogs and the Roma people.
In China’s city of Dalian, a quarter million people staged a massive protest in response to a number of high-profile cruelty cases. As the climax of the event, a huge banner was displayed. It read: “Build a Beautiful China, Punish Animal Abusers.”
Whether it’s the common cold, allergies or even asthma, a number of studies have found that the risk of health problems in children who have a family dog is considerably lower.
People and the public need to be educated of the dangers and outcomes of keeping primates as pets. Where did they come from? How did they end up in the pet shop? Once they are a grown adult, will you still be able and willing to take care of them?
The town council of Penang, Malaysia is killing dogs cruelly and indiscriminately, targeting both stray dogs and licensed pets, even though the region has been free of rabies for more than two years.
Serenity Park is a unique sanctuary where wounded warriors and wounded parrots find a path of healing together. Dr. Lorin Lindner’s new book, Birds of a Feather, is a love story between veterans and the birds they nurse back to health.
Find out why Canada continues to subsidize seal hunting, how some “rescue” groups actually support dog breeding, why the end of Australian live export may soon be in sight, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Animals are not objects without feelings – their feelings are similar to ours. Although you on your own might not be able to stop industries that exploit animals, you can still make changes in your daily life that will help.
Find out why the U.K. Parliament is considering a ban on fur sales, why Yellowstone National Park is slaughtering endangered bison, what a landmark court case in Indonesia means for wildlife trafficking, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!