The rankings are based on a comprehensive review of each jurisdiction’s animal protection laws. This is the longest-running and most authoritative report of its kind, and tracks which states are taking animal protection seriously.
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So-called ‘modern’ zoos continue to use and abuse elephants as property in their relentless pursuit of profits, and the animals always pay the price. Please don’t visit zoos that hold elephants captive.
Read the stories of four dogs who have been involved in legal battles, where instead of tucking their tails between their legs, they fought for their rights and the rights of their owners.
Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just a homeowner with a yard, you can do your part to keep your local bees alive.
A primer on service dogs and therapy dogs clears up any confusion there may be about the work each type of dog does.
There are still hundreds of animals suffering in the circus industry across the United States. We need all other states and countries around the world to step up and speak out for these animals by joining Hawaii in banning performing exotic animal acts.
Currently, there are no laws or regulations in the United States designed to protect farm animals from barn fires.
November’s Camp Fire destroyed over 14,000 homes in the towns of Paradise, Magalia, and surrounding areas. In the weeks following the fire, over 1,000 cats were rescued, but it is estimated there are hundreds of cats still in need of rescue.
85% of the products created by the fur industry come from animals raised in captivity on fur factory farms. These farms can hold thousands of animals, and the practices used to farm them are designed to maximize profits, always at the expense of the animals, who suffer in unimaginable ways.
Reading about the environment can sometimes seem like a depressing litany of fading species, increased development, and a warming planet. But there are reasons to be hopeful. As we enter the new year, here are 12 conservation wins we saw in 2018.
California is the first state in the country to enact a policy of this kind, which bans the sale of mill-bred dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores.
Pennsylvania State University Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is using live pigs to teach invasive procedures to its emergency medicine residents in violation of federal law, according to a complaint filed by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.