Over 30 animals of various species were rescued from cruel conditions in Crete, and the man responsible was arrested. This type of large-scale rescue followed by legal action is very rare in Greece.
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Recent moves to end dog meat eating in an area of Central Java are expected to save 2,000 dogs a month.
Where do we draw the line on hazards of the job when the workers are animals and have no choice in the matter?
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.
Activists continue to fight the ongoing stray dog massacre in Azerbaijan. Sign the petition to add your support.
An ongoing and well-funded project at Italy’s University of Turin is putting macaque monkeys through extreme suffering, with no proven benefit to human health. Organizations are calling for the use of human-based research techniques instead.
Fifty years ago, Nobel Prize Winner Sir Peter Medawar predicted that “… research on animals will provide us with the knowledge that will make it possible for us, one day, to dispense with the use of them [in the laboratory] altogether.” Is his prediction finally coming true?
The University of Washington recently started using live pigs to teach general surgery residents—following a five-year span in which human-relevant methods were used instead of animals. Take action today to keep the pressure on UW to give up live animal use.
Exposure to artificial light in coral reefs is stifling the clownfish’s ability to reproduce, further impacting the species made famous by the movie Finding Nemo.
Dogs are treasured members of our families. Making sure they don’t ingest anything toxic to them is an important part of keeping them safe and healthy.
What is commonly referred to as ‘lactose intolerance’ is not a disease but is rather the normal human condition. This information should not be suppressed to protect the dairy industry.