The Oregon Zoo tops the list due to the use of bullhooks, unethical breeding practices, and animal welfare violations. One elephant named Chendra has been shunned by the others and walks in circles all day. Exploitation of these sensitive, emotional, and intelligent animals must stop!
Browsing: Working animals
PFPO reports on an important meeting with the Hellenic Police, where speakers emphasized the importance of law enforcement in bringing an end to animal cruelty in Greece.
This is a particularly critical election for animals, so it’s important that we turn out to the polls to support those who have expressed a willingness to join in the fight. Remember, you hold the power to make sure humane candidates get into Congress and stay there. Animals only win when humane candidates and issues do.
The Declaration of Rights recognizes that elephants cannot be paraded in temples, or forced to beg on the streets, or kept enslaved, not just because it’s cruel, but because it compromises their basic rights. Sign today to help achieve a rightful and dignified life for elephants in India!
Read AfA Coalition’s letter to Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan, calling for an end to animal performances at Ancol Dreamworld.
The organization K9s For Warriors takes shelter dogs who would have otherwise been euthanized and trains them to become service dogs for post 9/11 veterans suffering from PTSD. They have saved the lives of over 800 shelter dogs.
Are we not essentially confusing education with entertainment? Should we not be more honest in describing the role of such animals and admit they are pure photo props for monetary gain, even if the money is earmarked for the conservation of the species?
Despite the critical roles they have played in human history, donkeys are often the butt of jokes and garner little respect. Yet donkeys are in fact highly brilliant animals and enjoy a respectable position in ancient mythology.
NSPCA inspectors were recently horrified to discover that horses in the care of South Africa’s army were starving to death. We will be laying criminal charges against the persons responsible for their suffering.
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organizations (FIAPO) has taken a bold step forward: demanding legal personhood for the Asian Elephant on grounds of their intrinsic value and dignity.
‘Defending Palestine: Liberating the People, the Land, and Animals’ will not be a traditional conference. It will focus on the shared struggle for land and liberation for all species in occupied Palestine, May 3 through May 6, 2018.
It is our moral responsibility to protect animals and care for them. People for Animals’ trained rescue teams are always available on-call, alert and ready to help any animal in danger.