Susanna Horne

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Here’s Why Supersize Chickens Are the Next Animal-Welfare Fight

Dunkin’ Donuts announced Monday that it was becoming roughly the kazillion-and-first company to commit to sourcing cage-free eggs. But the …

Agriculture

Floppy-eared puppies are the first test-tube dogs. They're also adorable.

A team of veterinarians, scientists and lab workers gathered around a surrogate hound and watched her give birth to seven half-pound puppies, the …

Scientists have found evidence that fish have feelings too

Bad news for pescatarians: A new study shows that the common belief that fish aren’t sentient creatures may be unfounded.<p>Thanks to their tiny little brains and lack of cerebral cortex, fish are often seen as stupid, emotionless creatures. But recent research suggests it’s not that simple. Studies …

Research

Would you want a clone of your pet?

The biggest cloning factory in the world is due to open in China next year. It’s purpose will primarily be to produce a million calves a year, to stem the shortage of beef in the country, where farmers struggle to meet demand.<p>On top of that, the company, BoyaLife, says it will provide clones of …

Pets

If it looks like animal cruelty, don’t let people tell you it's conservation

<b>By Animals Asia Animal Welfare Director Dave Neale</b><p>Circuses and marine parks have both tried to excuse their abuses by citing conservation. But in …

Animal Rights

A trip to India to see how we save the elephants

Philip Mansbridge Mon, 11/23/2015In the northeastern tip of India lies Kaziranga National Park, home to one-horned rhinoceroses, buffaloes, …

National Parks

Thanksgiving Foods Can Be Toxic to Pets: Veterinarian

Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, local vets are warning pet owners about the dangers of sharing Thanksgiving foods with your pets.<p>"The best thing …

Insects

The march of the industrial mega-dairy - is this the future of milk?

As falling milk prices push dairy farm out of business, new mega-dairies and feedlot operations of 700 or more cows are filling the void, writes …

Cows