In an interview with author and undercover animal investigator Pete Paxton, we explore why it’s so important for all dogs that people “Adopt, Don’t Shop.”
Browsing: Stray & Feral Animals
In an interview with one of the authors of Discarded Rabbits, we discuss why so many pet rabbits are surrendered and abandoned, and why shelters alone aren’t enough to solve this issue.
“What we are trying to do in the Western Balkan region is not only a rescue program for single animals. In our view, it is far more important to change the mentality of citizens and the legislation on stray dogs’ management.”
Recent moves to end dog meat eating in an area of Central Java are expected to save 2,000 dogs a month.
It is in in interest of everyone, including animal NGOs, pet care companies and other stakeholders, to collaborate and work together to address, and end, pet homelessness.
Activists continue to fight the ongoing stray dog massacre in Azerbaijan. Sign the petition to add your support.
It is very disturbing when your local humane organizations are not addressing the needs of animals in your community in an effective and compassionate manner. Animal Legal Defense Fund advises on how to respond.
Activists in Azerbaijan report on two major organized threats against dogs: hired nighttime shootings by city workers, and a so-called shelter that operates in secrecy and makes dogs disappear.
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.
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.
OIPA Cameroon is creating a kinder and more humane future by teaching young children about animal welfare and environmental protection.
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.