While the chance of encountering such a beautiful animal up close may seem tempting, there are several reasons why you shouldn’t visit these attractions.
Browsing: Working animals
Commuters and potential rodeo fans in the San Francisco Bay Area are being greeted today by the message “Calf-Roping Kills,” alongside the face of a helpless victim of rodeo’s notorious calf-roping contest, one of the baby cows for whom suffering, injury, and death are the norm.
In Nicaragua, a free veterinary clinic for working animals treated 456 horses. In Zimbabwe, partners are addressing harness wounds caused by improper care, including the use of barbed wire to attach donkeys to carts.
California has shown national leadership by taking on innovative solutions to protect animals. Among the five bills advanced last week were a ban on wild animals in circuses, a ban on trapping fur-bearing animals, and a bill that mandates microchipping animals in shelters.
It can be heartbreaking to see a neighbor’s animal suffering in a situation of neglect. Depending on the situation, there are various ways you can help the animal or animals involved.
Organizations Animal Friends Croatia and Victoria’s Association invite everyone to join the third March for Animals in Zagreb, Croatia on April 13th at 11:00 AM.
“Our empathy inspired us, but our compassion called us to act. If we can do just one thing to improve their lives, even just a little, we know it’s the right thing to do.”
Pressure Builds on Cheltenham and the British Horseracing Authority to Suspend Racing as Three Horses Killed
On the last day of the Cheltenham Festival, two more horses lost their lives. Animal Aid demands an end to all future racing at Cheltenham, and calls for the British Horseracing Authority to be removed as the welfare regulator of race horses.
As a vegan, should you always reject and refute the reasons other people give for not being (entirely) vegan? I think not. I think “making apologies” – the thing so frowned upon by hardliners – is often a good thing.
Given the ever-growing interest in the UK in animal protection and the many ways humans use and consume animals, the time is right for a law firm dedicated to ensuring that the protections given to animals by legislation are honored in practice.
In Zimbabwe, 35 young elephants have been torn away from their families and habitats and are awaiting export to zoos, safari parks, and circuses in China.
We need the Florida Orca Protection Act because Kayla deserved better than what she got: a short life in a small tank. Orcas are counting on us to make sure this generation of captive orcas is the last.