Even though such confinements (‘sanctuaries’) currently offer a solution better than death in a slaughterhouse or via euthanasia, they are far from being close to an ideal solution.
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Millions of street dogs live in India, and many people there are fearful of them due to the risk of rabies. A combination of mass sterilization, rabies vaccination, and community education improves the situation for dogs and humans alike.
California residents, please act now to help ban deadly rodenticides, which cause painful and slow deaths to rodents and then poison the wild predators who eat them.
Owners breed speculatively, hoping to produce an ‘X Factor’ champion. When horses come up short – as most inevitably will – there is a good chance that they will be disposed of.
OIPA Cameroon is creating a kinder and more humane future by teaching young children about animal welfare and environmental protection.
When Justice was rescued he was horribly neglected and 300 pounds underweight. This lawsuit could be the first to establish whether animals have a legal right to sue their abusers.
Azerbaijan’s animal activist community has issued a statement pleading with the international community to help them put an end to the mass abuse and killing of stray dogs. Despite being illegal, the violence is carried out by authorities such as police and shelter employees.
A collection of programs helps ease the suffering of donkeys in Tanzania, including veterinary clinics, a sanctuary, and humane education sessions for donkey caretakers.
Along with being a successful project that has made a big difference for local cats, the story of The American Museum of the House Cat and its associated shelter is also about following passions and giving back post-retirement.
The US Bureau of Land Management is once again callously planning to sterilize wild horse mares using a gruesome procedure so inhumane that many veterinarians refuse to perform it. Take action by submitting a comment on the proposal by May 27.
Captive elephants in India are regularly subjected to abuse and inadequate care. Successful release into the wild requires significant rehabilitation, where they can be eased into learning about all the elements of an elephant life they have been deprived of.
Footage Reveals Large-Scale Trade in Dogs for Human Consumption in Indonesia, Defying Government’s Pledge to End Trade
Indonesian and international celebrities once again join calls on the Indonesian government to keep its promise to ban the cruel and dangerous dog and cat meat trades, following the release of the latest investigation documenting the abuse of thousands of dogs throughout Java each month.