Friday, September 29, 2023

Animals abandoned, rejected, and hoarded … by ‘no-kill’ shelters

Last month, the Portsmouth Humane Society (PHS) in Virginia—a shelter touting its "no-kill" goals—was busted for "adopting" some 300 feral cats and then quietly...
ivory poaching

Ivory Poaching Banned, Yet Elephant Crisis Soars

The future of elephants is in serious jeopardy unless we do something about it now. That, according to the International March for Elephants, a...

Selena Gomez has Changed the Life of Puppy in Need

Selena Gomez continues to do her part to help change the lives of animals in need.  While Gomez and also famous boyfriend, Justin Beiber,...
dairy cow abuse

Dairy Farmer in New Zealand Jailed for Dairy Cow Abuse

A New Zealand dairy farmer was sentenced, this month, to two years and one month for what’s being described as “serious animal welfare offenses.” Dairy...
dog microchips

UK Mandates Microchips to Keep Dogs and Owners Together

Come 2016, lost dogs in the United Kingdom will be a thing of the past. At least, that’s the goal of new legislation that...

A Giraffe’s Genes Were It’s Death Sentence

Children were among the curious crowd-gatherers who watched as an 18-month-old giraffe was butchered into pieces before being fed to lions. While the public...
dog driving car

Driving Dogs Are Taking Over the World

Imagine driving down the highway, glancing over at the car in the lane next to you and seeing a dog driving the car –...
dog treats recalled

Two Major Brands of Dog Treats Recalled

Pet owners are growing concerned over the not-so-safe ingredients that might be present in their dogs’ food. Just recently, Purina and Milo’s Kitchen, two...

Dog Owners Will Now Face Fines if no Dog License

It is estimated that less than five percent of dog owners actually purchase a license for their dog, which is meant to be a...
animal protection laws

2012 State Rankings for Animal Protection Laws

Each year the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) releases a comprehensive report ranking states (and Washington, D.C.), on how well they deal...