Slaughtered horses come from every industry: race horses, show horses, carriage horses, and draft horses, as well as wild mustangs and backyard pets. The slaughter pipeline is the disposing place for unwanted horses.
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The bill would legalize the hunting of dogs in rural areas and would undoubtedly mean death to many dogs, both feral and owned.
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.
Unrest in Chile is endangering many of its 253,000 stray dogs. Volunteers are transporting and sheltering the most vulnerable dogs when protests are most intense.
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An investigation has uncovered cruelty towards dogs used for sledding activities at a hotel in the Chilean Andes. A breed inappropriate for the climate is being used, and the dogs are left chained up out in the cold in poor health.
A study has identified the world’s top 20 shark and ray catchers and traders, who catch almost 600,000 metric tonnes of sharks and rays each year.
There has been no respite for the heavily hunted tiger, with an estimated average of over 120 individuals seized each year over the past 19 years, a new report revealed today.
It is in in interest of everyone, including animal NGOs, pet care companies and other stakeholders, to collaborate and work together to address, and end, pet homelessness.
A new report urges the imposition of trade suspensions against Mexico for its failure to protect the critically endangered vaquita from illegal fishing and trade in the totoaba, a large fish found in Mexico’s Gulf of California.
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.