As of January 20th, circuses performing in England will no longer be allowed to use wild animals as part of their act.
South Africa is facilitating illegal trade in lion bones, enabling the activities of notorious international crime syndicates, and threatening the survival of tigers and lions in the wild.
The case highlights the fact that South Korea’s notorious dog meat trade not only drives dog to brutal slaughter but also operates as a cheap, unlawful channel for universities to source dogs for painful animal experiments.
More than 100 million animals are used in research and product testing in the United States every year. These millions of animals experience great physical and mental suffering, and there are few laws that protect them.
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.
The bill would legalize the hunting of dogs in rural areas and would undoubtedly mean death to many dogs, both feral and owned.
A prominent Indian activist writes about the complexities of elephant captivity in India.
This bill illustrates that some members of Canadian Parliament are willing to be complicit in the mistreatment of animals by preventing whistleblowers and journalists from reporting animal cruelty and neglect.
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.
This shocking number of individual victims were killed over a period of 4,645 days, which equates to the death of a horse almost every other day on British racecourses.
The USDA continues to allow producers to deceive consumers by making claims such as “humanely raised” on meat and poultry packaging without sufficient supporting evidence or oversight.