Animal Welfare

AWL Board Member's Medical License Suspended 18 Months

Troubled Animal Welfare League has current board member whose medical license is suspended for overprescribing controlled substances.<p>CHICAGO RIDGE, …

Corruption

Deal to sell non-stun-slaughtered lambs to Saudis condemned

Senior politicians and animal welfare groups have condemned the government over a deal that allows meat from lambs slaughtered without being stunned to be exported to Saudi Arabia.<p>They say the deal, estimated by the government to be worth £25m over the next five years, shows a shameful disregard …

Saudi Arabia

Animal rights activists protest Amazon, sale of animal products

Activists displayed images of animal cruelty at local farms in protest of Amazon selling animal products Sunday, just feet away from the Amazon store …

Activism

Halal slaughterhouse boss who broke humane killing law fined just £400

The boss of a halal slaughterhouse exposed by the Sunday Mirror have walked free from court – with an “unbelievably lenient” fine of £400.<p>Roger Carr, …

Crime (UK)

Free Pets: Where To Adopt On Clear The Shelters Day In NoVA, DC

Many animal shelters in the Washington region are waiving adoption fees on Saturday, Aug. 18. Check the hours, addresses and adoptable …

Prince William

Animal cruelty or kindness? Conflicting views at Washington County Fair

Animal rights advocates protested what they called the exploitation of cows, pigs, horses and rabbits for money, and the folks who care, train and …

County Fair

Superdrug face backlash against Botox treatment from animal rights groups

Superdrug is facing a backlash from animal rights groups for selling botox injections tested on animals. > > The high street retailer said it would provide the injections at one of its London stores from as little as £99, following feedback from thousands of its beauty conscious customers.<p>However, …

Reality TV

Animal rights group files complaint against Surin dog owner

Animal rights group Watchdog Thailand said on Friday it has sought legal action against a dog owner in Surin who was caught on video beating his dogs.

Rights & Freedoms

Prashant Khetan - CEO and General Counsel for Born Free USA

Evaluate and improve—not just yourself but your processes.<p>Prashant K. Khetan is CEO and general counsel for Born Free USA. Inspired by the movie …

Nonprofits

Animal rights groups protest dog meat consumption in Seoul

Animal rights groups held protests against dot meat consumption on Thursday in Seoul, along with a counter-protest staged by dog meat farmers.

Animal Rights

Adoption Jamboree To Be Held At Gwinnett Animal Shelter

The Adoption Jamboree will feature a DJ, face-painting, Kona ice, popcorn and giveaways for pets.<p>LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Gwinnett County Animal Welfare …

Pets

Call for action after whistle-blowers report death threats

Animal advocacy group Safe is calling for action from farming groups after whistle-blowers received death threats for reporting animal abuse.

Whistleblowers

32 Dogs Rescued From Neglect By Atlanta Humane Society

Thirty-two dogs were rescued from neglect in Macon Wednesday with issues like hair loss and visual impairment.<p>MACON, GA — Thirty-two dogs were …

hair loss

Dubai cafe that filmed a cheetah eating, condemned by UAE government

Dubai: The UAE’s top government official responsible for animal welfare has reprimanded a café in Dubai that used a captive cheetah to promote its …

Middle East

More than 600 ‘stressed’ birds rescued from Ohio house, animal welfare group says

The humane society in Columbus, Ohio, closed its doors to regular business on Tuesday and called in help from the ASPCA to conduct a large-scale …

Birds

Ribfest in Kelowna nearing; protestors have bone to pick

A fundraiser that bills itself as being family friendly isn’t being friendly to animals, according to a handful of animal-rights …

Animal Rights

Asia’s last dog-racing track closes

THE kennels reeked of excrement. The dogs inside looked weak. Many were suffering from visible injuries. Such was the scene that greeted Zoe Tang at …

Hong Kong

NSPCA lays charges against mohair farmers after 'abuse' video

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) said on Thursday it has laid charges against four mohair farmers following a controversial video by the animal …

Western Cape

After complaints by Maneka, environment ministry may replace animal welfare board head

<b>Maneka Gandhi has sent several letters with allegations of corruption and conflict of interest against S.P. Gupta, who is known to be close to the</b> …

India

The Charmed Life of Esther the Wonder Pig

They also started posting pictures of Esther on Facebook. Cute, sweet, funny pictures. Esther curled up with the dogs! Esther scarfing down cupcakes! …

Pigs

Kitten who was abused by two men in Clare set to be rehomed

<b>A kitten who was shown in a Snapchat video beingbeing placed in a frying pan before it was kicked and thrown around a room is being rehomed.</b>The …

Filmmaking

Goats enjoy brief escape on way to Brooklyn butcher

At least they had a taste of freedom.<p>A group of 20 goats escaped while being delivered to a Brooklyn butcher Tuesday — and proceeded to stop outside …

New York City

Mounted police support Mandurah students raise funds for animal welfare

Photo booth: Year 12 student Charlee Henry with a mounted police officer and her horse. Photo: Supplied.<p>of<p>Animal Photo Booth<p>Students and staff …

Mandurah, Australia

Animal rights activists planning protest at Kelowna Ribfest launch and main event

Protesters plan on scuttling an annual Rotary Club fundraiser in Kelowna that features meat on the menu.<p>“There are a number of citizens opposed who …

Environment

Video shows neglected goats and other animals at farm in Sunrise

Animal rights group, Animal Recovery Mission, released footage from a farm in Sunrise that shows neglected goats and other animals. One person was …

Rights & Freedoms

Horse in Oregon, neglected by ex-owner, is suing

Case is latest attempt to get courts to recognize animals as plaintiffs.<p>ESTACADA, Ore. — Justice is an 8-year-old American quarter horse who used to …

Animal Rights

Elephants In Tourism - Animal Welfare - G Adventures

G Adventures Elephant Welfare Policy<p>G Adventures recognizes the importance of animal welfare to the tourism industry and believes it is an essential …

Wildlife

Heartbreaking moment a tiny puppy tries to lick its dead sibling awake while on display in a tiny box in pet shop window

This is the heartbreaking moment a tiny puppy licks its dead sibling while on display in a pet shop window.<p>The disturbing scenes were recorded by an …

Siblings

RSPCA wants animal welfare disclosed on ASX

Companies should disclose their treatment of animals, commit to human rights, denounce violence against women and and set cultural diversity targets, …

Human Rights

Kiwi campaigners set to unite for 'Official Animal Rights March' in Auckland

STUFF<p>An animal rights march is being held in Auckland.<p>Avalua Tavui​ is calling on animal lovers from around New Zealand to unite on August 25 and …

New Zealand Politics