Tragically, some zoos continue to hold elephants in social isolation, dominate them through pain and fear using cruel bullhooks, and keep elephants locked in barns over long, dark and cold winters.
The Canadian government is planning to establish an industrial dairy goat farm at the Joyceville federal penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario.
The number of people that are aware of this issue is astonishingly low. People see them and simply see a cute bunny, they do not see a discarded pet.
Of all the predatory activities that human beings are capable of, the act of knowingly sending companion animals down the slaughter pipeline to be eaten, for the sake of profit, must be close to the top of the most reprehensible list.
Jaanaan was found by Vafa Animal Shelter in Iran close to death with a shoelace embedded in her neck. Thanks to the hard work of many people, now she has a loving forever home in Canada.
In the search to explain the world around us, sometimes our observations lead us to the wrong conclusions. That seems to be the case with a famous Russian experiment on domesticating foxes.
Now in its 16th year, the list reveals practices that harmed and killed elephants in zoos across North America in 2019. Pittsburgh Zoo in Pennsylvania is ranked as the #1 worst zoo.
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.
This bill illustrates that some members of Canadian Parliament are willing to be complicit in the mistreatment of animals by preventing whistleblowers and journalists from reporting animal cruelty and neglect.
In an interview with the founder of LCA, we discussed the logistics of the behind-the-scenes work to bring light to hidden animal abuse.
The law would prohibit the sale, purchase, and possession of shark fins in the United States, helping to curb an inhumane global trade that claims the lives of 73 million sharks each year.