Along with being a successful project that has made a big difference for local cats, the story of The American Museum of the House Cat and its associated shelter is also about following passions and giving back post-retirement.
In India, cows are sacred, in principle, to the dominant Hindu population. Unfortunately this reverence is often expressed in words alone
More action and less talk is required to combat wildlife crime. Many species are becoming severely depleted and may disappear if more is not urgently done by governments and enforcement agencies.
A petition has been launched to rescue three bears locked behind bars at a restaurant in Armenia. The owner uses them to attract visitors and tourists to his restaurant and refuses to surrender them.
The US Bureau of Land Management is once again callously planning to sterilize wild horse mares using a gruesome procedure so inhumane that many veterinarians refuse to perform it. Take action by submitting a comment on the proposal by May 27.
A world without insects would be one part sad — no butterflies, no bees — and one part terrifying: a collapse of human food systems, and a planet covered in dung and rotting carcasses.
Why is it so hard to get most people to give up meat? An expert provides an overview of some of the research into the psychology of meat eating.
Captive elephants in India are regularly subjected to abuse and inadequate care. Successful release into the wild requires significant rehabilitation, where they can be eased into learning about all the elements of an elephant life they have been deprived of.
At least one-fifth of mammal species found in Malaysia are facing extinction. The one things that all of these species have in common is that human beings are the cause of their path towards extinction.
If you think millennials are too busy looking at their phones to care about conservation, you haven’t met these young people. Every year, Birdlife grants funding and support to young people whose new, fresh ideas are changing the way we protect the planet. Learn here about this year’s winners.
There are approximately 3,000 street dogs in Mannar, Sri Lanka, and many are in very poor condition. The new center will provide shelter and veterinary care for dogs and other animals, as well as running a street dog and cat sterilization program.
One million species are at risk of extinction due to human activity, UN report says, yet the US administration proposes weakening protections for native species.
Footage Reveals Large-Scale Trade in Dogs for Human Consumption in Indonesia, Defying Government’s Pledge to End Trade
Indonesian and international celebrities once again join calls on the Indonesian government to keep its promise to ban the cruel and dangerous dog and cat meat trades, following the release of the latest investigation documenting the abuse of thousands of dogs throughout Java each month.
Hobbling is the practice by which an animal, normally an equine, has their limbs tied together to restrict their movement. Two veterinary professors give their input on how this practice impacts animals and whether it should be banned.
Animal Aid Abroad shares information and photos from a recent two-week free working equine clinic in Indonesia.
The dog and cat meat trade in Malaysia must not be excused or explained as purely cultural. To many Malaysians, dogs and cats are companion animals, not food.
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.
Quietly and without public input, the current US administration has effectively gutted the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. After a century of some protection by the US government, migratory birds are on their own.
Listening to others we may disagree with doesn’t mean we have to give up on our convictions, but we can learn from the exchange or gain new allies.