As of January 20th, circuses performing in England will no longer be allowed to use wild animals as part of their act.
Browsing: Working animals
There’s nothing fun about selfies taken with bears in chains, on the back of an elephant or petting lion cubs. Animal welfare should not stop on holiday.
Dogs are usually considered intelligent when they are easy to train and prone to follow commands, but “trainability” is not the only measure of intelligence.
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.
A prominent Indian activist writes about the complexities of elephant captivity in India.
As long as the racing goes on, the industry churns out a surplus of unwanted dogs. Greyhound rescuers are there to pick up the pieces.
This shocking number of individual victims were killed over a period of 4,645 days, which equates to the death of a horse almost every other day on British racecourses.
In an interview with International Animal Rescue’s CEO, we discuss why and how the cruel dancing bear trade was ended, and how this project convinced him that animal welfare and human welfare go together.
Pubs around the United Kingdom are using live reindeer and other animals at holiday events. Using animals in this way sends a message that animals are props, rather than living beings.
During the festival of Tihar in Nepal, people honor animals and their sacred and unique bond with humans.
Interactions with all infant wildlife, walking with predators or elephants, interacting with predators and the riding of wild animals are no longer acceptable practices, according to the South African Tourism Services Association.