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.
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.
Our attack on the nonhuman world has become an attack on ourselves. This lawsuit seeks to challenge that for the sake of humans and nonhumans alike.
The final spending package is an incredible example of the progress on animal welfare issues that can result from bipartisan cooperation.
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.
Last year M-44s killed 6,579 animals, mostly coyotes and foxes. The devices are dangerous to wildlife, pets, and humans and should be banned.
Whether you are new to animal advocacy or a seasoned animal activist, it’s important that your advocacy efforts are as effective as possible.
The law would prohibit the sale, purchase, and possession of shark fins in the United States, helping to curb an inhumane global trade that claims the lives of 73 million sharks each year.
By the stroke of a legislative pen, a list of iconic and in some cases endangered wild animals can now be manipulated as farming stock. What happens next is anyone’s guess.
A letter claiming that trophy hunting is necessary for African conservation was recently published in a prestigious scientific journal, but upon closer inspection, the piece is little more than a marketing effort disguised as a serious scientific contribution.