Compassionate conservation takes the well-being of wild lives as a core commitment. For the compassionate conservationist, forms of conservation that do not consider the well-being of other animals and their environments as an equal concern to other conservation goals are fundamentally unethical.
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The United States Bureau of Land Management has rescinded a controversial sales policy for wild horses and burros in the United States that could have resulted in more animals being sold for slaughter in Canada and Mexico.
Whether you’re a pet owner or a feral cat caregiver, it’s important that the animals under your care are spayed or neutered. Alley Cat Allies offers up facts and answers to common myths about cat sterilization.
Pigeons are considered a major pest problem in many urban areas. As with many animals who are considered pests, this raises a difficult question, especially for those who aim to treat animals humanely.
Soi Dog Foundation received a call one day about a badly-injured dog. Nothing unusual there, it was one of several such calls that day alone. But the call about Aleeno was different. And as the caller spoke, a devastating love story emerged.
The man who rescued the paralyzed dog off the side of the road named him Omid, a word meaning “hope” in Persian, because he saw so much hope in the dog’s eyes.
The Veterinary Service Department in Egypt has killed countless numbers of free roaming dogs and cats, usually by poisoning them with strychnine or shooting them. A new amendment to Egyptian law would prohibit this practice and hopefully force authorities to consider more humane methods of population management.
Cristina Blaj works hard to help protect neglected and abused dogs, with little outside financial support and little other than misunderstanding and disapproval from her local community. Even with an increasingly uncertain future, love and compassion pushes her to keep fighting to help these dogs in need.
Animal Advocates from Hong Kong share about their ongoing battle to protect wild boars. Since 2013 they have made so much progress, and they are now running a petition to disband the hunting group for good!
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.
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.