In spite of years of international outrage over the Mauritian government’s inhumane treatment of its dog population – and despite repeated offers of support from international animal-welfare groups – the country is still using a barbaric and ineffective method of dog control.
Browsing: Stray & Feral Animals
One has to be part of the raiding team to understand the cruelty inflicted to the dogs. Their muzzles shut tied by strings, their tongues swollen because they have bitten them when their snouts were forcefully tied, dead ones piled up on by the weak ones and the stench, it never leaves you; it is as horrible as the sight before you. AKF almost always bury half of the number of dogs recovered from these raids.
Instead of posting a photo of a dog tied out in the rain to Facebook and waiting for animal lovers and animal welfare groups to take notice, try doing something else that directly helps the animal.
Thundering over the plains
In an ecstasy of freedom…
In this week’s episode, Animal People reviews the trial of pig activist Anita Krajnc, the lifting of Australia’s dog racing ban, good and bad news for endangered wildlife, and more!
In this week’s report, the Animal People Forum reviews current events involving pigs in Europe, Montreal’s ban on pit bulls, and how NOT to “rescue” zoo penguins.
In this week’s report, the Animal People Forum reviews current events involving reindeer killings, birth control for rats, Donald Trump on animal rights, and more!
Bosnia and Herzegovina has had an animal welfare law since 2009. Yet stray dogs are suffering in miserable ‘death camps’ due to BiH authorities’ failure to apply even the barest minimum of the law.
House Resolution 752 calls on the Chinese authorities to shut down the Yulin Dog Meat Festival and to ban the dog meat trade. The resolution is not a war of culture against China. The bond between companion animals and humans is not Western, but trans-cultural.
Medical research can no longer rely on the use of animals in cruel and controversial experiments.
Beagle Freedom Project will award $50,000 each to five scientists and research teams committed to replacing dogs and other animals in their research.
Tree House aims to bust the myths and misconceptions around Feline Leukemia Virus, and explain how to give FeLV+ cats the quality of life and loving homes they deserve. Tree House’s new FeLV+ Adoption Room will feature adoptable cats and kittens who thus far have resided in foster homes.
In this booklet, sponsored by Animal People and endorsed by Al-Azhar University, Dr. Kristen Stilt shows the amazing range of animal welfare and protection required by Islamic law, and asks Muslims to follow the rules of animal welfare that the religion requires.