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The Fiji Times » Animal welfare

Some people are familiar with the (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)) sign in Walu Bay, others may notice it now with this article – but here’s some of what’s going on behind that sign and wall of bamboo. The SPCA and animal welfare organizations of all kinds, and under different names, […]

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Animal protection organizations denounce Germany’s ban on outdoor cats

Cat owners in the German town of Walldorf were ordered this week to keep their pets indoors until the end of August to protect a rare bird during its breeding season. The decree aims to help save the crested lark, which nests on the ground and is therefore easy prey for cat hunters. The bird’s […]

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Horse Industry, Animal Welfare Organizations Announce Collaborative Effort to Ban Horse Slaughter

washington d.c.—Today, a diverse group of equine industry and animal welfare organizations announced the “Final Stretch Alliance to End Horse Slaughter” – a collaborative effort to permanently ban the slaughter of American horses. In a open letter To congressional leaders, including U.S. Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and U.S. Senators Charles Schumer […]

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Celebrities, animal welfare charities and MPs sign letter demanding end to cages for chickens

A letter signed and supported by celebrities, charities and the MPS calls out the UK government for its inaction on the ban on cages in egg production. Cages are one of the most condemned farming practices in the world, yet they continue to be used. Source: Animal Equality UK/Youtube Almost 14 million chickens are stuck […]

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Seven Decades of Service: Jefferson County Animal Welfare Society Celebrates Anniversary with Eyes on the Future | News, Sports, Jobs

Elizabeth Ricketts of Charles Town browses through fresh flowers at the Jefferson County Animal Welfare Society Mother’s Day Flower Sale outside the Shepherdstown Domino’s last Thursday. Tabitha Johnston SHEPHERDSTOWN – Last Thursday afternoon, representatives of the Jefferson County Humane Society could be seen at Domino’s Pizza helping Shepherdstown residents shop for […]

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New York Senate proposes legislation to improve animal welfare and increase penalties for animal abuse

Finally, the New York Senate is proposing a comprehensive package of legislation to fight for animal welfare and increase penalties for animal abuse. State senators introduced seven bills focused on animal testing, animal cruelty, animal abandonment, ban on puppy mill sales, insurance discrimination for dog breeds, veterinary drug information and African trophy imports. “Our pets […]

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PetSmart Animal Welfare Charities Celebrate 10 Million Pet Adoptions

Press Release: PetSmart Charities PetSmart Charities, the nation’s leading animal welfare funder, has reached the 10 millionth pet adoption milestone since its launch in 1994. Working with more than 2,500 animal welfare partners at everyday adoption centers at PetSmart retail stores and hosting annual National Adoption Week events, this powerful step honors the millions of […]

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Living with beavers | Animal Welfare Institute

The American beaver (beaver canadensis) is a keystone species whose ponds and wetlands help replenish groundwater, serve as buffers against forest fires, and provide habitat for a wide variety of wildlife. Once trapped almost to extinction, these industrious animals have since made a remarkable comeback. However, tens of thousands of beavers continue to be killed […]

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Sunday Diary – Dolphin Strandings with the International Fund for Animal Welfare

Latest titles Sunday photo report: Le Coude du Cap All photos by Jane Sheehy Fills/CWN The Post-Sunday Photo Essay: The cape bend appeared… Busy afternoon, including rollover accident in Hyannis HYANNIS – It’s been a busy afternoon for Hyannis Fire and Rescue. In the space of about an hour the crews… Three people to safety […]

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As its number of rescues increases, animal protection group MDDB appeals for financial assistance to modernize its shelter (VIDEO) | Life

These two cute puppies will be among 10 puppies available for adoption at The Square, Jaya One, Petaling Jaya this Sunday (May 8). — Photo courtesy of MDDB KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 – Malaysia may be entering the endemic phase of Covid-19, but animal welfare organizations such as Malaysian Dogs Deserve Better (MDDB) are still […]

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Kiwi veterinary nurse internationally recognized for her work in animal welfare

Provided Miranda Luck credits her upbringing at Woodbury with sparking her love of animals. A former South Canterbury resident has been recognized for her work improving animal welfare overseas with an international award from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Originally from Woodbury, qualified veterinary nurse Miranda Luck has worked in Costa Rica, Latvia, Poland, […]

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ANIMAL CONNECTION: SPCA’s Sybil Altman Receives Prestigious Certified Animal Welfare Administrator Award | Features

Sybil Altman, shelter manager at the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, recently obtained her certification as a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator through the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, an independent agency whose mission is to help develop strong leaders and promote standards of practice in animal welfare. job. She is now one of hundreds […]

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Animal welfare protesters gather outside Devizes Morrisons to campaign against ‘Frankenchickens’

Animal welfare protesters gathered outside a branch of Morrisons in Wiltshire to campaign against so-called ‘Frankenchickens’. Open Cages claims the supermarket giant sells a breed of chickens that “suffer”. On Saturday afternoon (April 30), the chain’s Devizes store was one of 22 stores across the UK where protesters gathered. Dressed as butchers, they held up […]

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Animal welfare: what is it?

Animals are sentient beings that should be treated humanely at all times. It is sad to come across animals on our roads or in farms whose well-being has been totally neglected by their owners. But what exactly is animal welfare? Animal welfare lacks a precise definition and a satisfactory distinction with “welfare”. Animal welfare can […]

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Animal welfare activists want Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor to step down as governor

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Activists who have disrupted three Minnesota Timberwolves games at two NBA arenas over the past two weeks are demanding that Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor step down as governor and contribute $11.3 million. dollars to various entities in the name of animal welfare. The activists, members of the organization Direct Action Everywhere, are […]

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Grants available from MaineCF Animal Welfare Fund

Furry companions have become a lifeline for many people during the pandemic, as an estimated 23 million American households have adopted a pet. At the same time, however, housing issues and loss of income have made life more stressful for some pet owners. Maine Community Foundation Animal Welfare Fund grants have helped fill service gaps […]

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Langley Humane Society welcomes families for Easter – Aldergrove Star

Easter egg hunts, face painting, a life-size Easter bunny and other activities drew many local families to Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS) for fundraising. Celebrating the nonprofit’s first Easter-themed fundraiser on Saturday, April 16, Jennifer Schroeder, Director of Philanthropy, was right at the front door wearing her bunny-eared headband to offer a warm welcome to […]

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‘A legacy year’ for animal welfare laws in Annapolis, lawyers say

Lawmakers and animal rights activists watch Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) sign legislation on Thursday that addresses the cost of caring for animals rescued from cruelty. The bill-signing ceremony was historic for the presence of two black women — House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones and Senate Speaker Pro Tem Melony G. Griffith — co-signing […]

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Tulsa Animal Welfare still needs more funds for its expansion project

TULSA, Okla. – Tulsa Animal Welfare is planning a much-needed expansion. But now, thanks to the pandemic, they are nearly $1 million short of completing the project. “Our facility is inadequate, just the bottom line,” said Marshelle Freeman, acting director of Tulsa Animal Welfare. Kennels are full at Tulsa Animal Welfare as the shelter reaches […]

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“Frankenchicken” at the center of the fight for animal welfare | Animal wellbeing

The Ross 308 is one of the most successful consumer products in history, with tens of billions sold worldwide over the past decade. With its own 15-page performance manual, low production costs and a favorable price for buyers, it is marketed as the most popular meat chicken in the world. Owned by global breeding company […]

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OKC Animal Welfare grapples with an overflow of dogs

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City Animal Welfare is in desperate need of the community’s help. On Friday morning, the shelter is seated at 156% capacity for shelter dogs. Officials say the shelter was only supposed to house 297 dogs, but currently houses 462. Oklahoma Lt. Governor Says State Will Amend Contract With Barbecue Franchise […]

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Ukrainian zoo receives 20 tonnes of animal food from world animal welfare organization Four Paws

Staff members with food delivered to Ukrainian zoos. The world animal welfare organization Four Paws has delivered 20 tons of animal food to Ukrainian zoos. Kyiv Zoo will take care of distribution to other zoos. The delivery, worth around R175,000, contains mainly special pellets for wild animals as well as dry hay and food for […]

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QC Animal Welfare Center launches mobile clinics

Beginning April 7, the Quad City Animal Welfare Center will host low-cost monthly mobile vaccination clinics in Davenport. The first clinic is Thursday, April 7, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, located at 1216 West 8and Davenport Street. The following dates for mobile clinics at Zion Lutheran Church are as follows: […]

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Meghan Markle donates to animal welfare charity in honor of late friend and animal behaviorist Oli Juste

Animal welfare charity mayhew will name a wing of their London drop-in center after the late animal behaviourist Oli Just following a generous donation from Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. In an open letter posted on the Mayhew website, the Duchess explains that Oli was a dear friend who introduced her to the charity of which […]

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ASPCA Partners with NC State University Libraries to Digitize Archival Animal Welfare Materials

The archives chronicle the organization’s 156-year history as a pioneer in promoting animal welfare. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and North Carolina State University (NC State) Libraries completed a 3-year grant-funded project to digitize the ASPCA Historical Archives. This project is an organized portfolio of over 150,000 pages of […]

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Community Foundation awards $161,000 in animal welfare grants

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded more than $161,000 to 13 nonprofit organizations through its annual round of animal welfare grants. With support from the Helen C. Schwieder Fund, the Robert Parker Fund and others, the grants will fund veterinary treatment for emergencies or extraordinary medical needs and provide support for volunteer host […]

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UK government must lead the way on animal welfare | Letters

We are concerned about reports that the government has abandoned its overt commitments to an overseas animal bill (Tory row as law barring import of hunting trophies set to be axed, March 14). Apart from the welcome promise to end imports of hunting trophies, the bill’s other key measures are being welcomed by all parties […]

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Chelsea’s Ben Chilwell slammed by animal welfare chiefs after tiger standoff

Ben Chilwell, who was part of England’s squad for the European Championships last summer, has been criticized for taking part in a ‘tiger tug’ while on holiday. Ben Chilwell was filmed fighting with a caged tiger in an organized ‘tug of war’ Chelsea and England defender Ben Chilwell has come under fire from animal welfare […]

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Animal welfare: Answering some frequently asked questions | Local

Flagstaff animal lovers have high expectations for their shelter, so we’d like to answer some frequently asked questions. Q It appears that High Country Humane (HCH) is always full and unable or unwilling to accommodate more animals. I heard people say they were turned away by the staff. What’s the point of having a shelter […]

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Grassland Poultry’s outlook on animal welfare | Earth

Kim and Bryan Kiss, directors of Grassland Poultry, Wellington. Photo: Nicole McGuire Animal welfare is rapidly becoming more important to consumers when selecting products and at Grassland Poultry it is the number one priority for all on-farm production processes. Operating on a 1,500 hectare property 25 kilometers east of Wellington, Bryan and Kim Kiss of […]

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Introducing an animal welfare based approach to commercial fishing to achieve truly sustainable fishing | Search | Asia

Although sustainable fisheries management has made significant progress in recent decades through several United Nations initiatives, overexploitation of marine resources remains endemic, while animal welfare issues in commercial fishing are widespread and significant. . Indeed, wild fish remains the last major agri-food sector not to take animal welfare into account. For primarily economic reasons, […]

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Facing Eviction Again, Manjung Animal Welfare Appeals to Public for Funds to Move to New Site (VIDEO) | The life

After moving to a godown in Sitiawan for less than a week, Persatuan Kebajikan dan Suara Haiwan Jalanan Manjung Perak was asked to move again. — Photo via Facebook IPOH, March 22 – Persatuan Kebajikan dan Suara Haiwan Jalanan Manjung Perak Vice President Joanne Low thought things would fall into place after the organization found […]

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Commissioners approve new animal welfare law | Local News

Cheers filled the Wink Theater on Wednesday night after the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve legislation that more clearly defines the proper care of pets that are kept outdoors. Board Chairman Jevin Jensen usually only votes to break a tie. Commissioners conducted a first reading of the new law at their […]

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Bonsucro bolsters sustainable sugarcane, Cargill gets animal welfare nod

March 18, 2022 — This week in industry news, Bonsucro has partnered with a fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company to improve sustainable sugar cane supply chains in Pakistan. Meanwhile, Cargill has received an animal welfare nod and UAE-based MAF has pledged to use cage-free eggs in Carrefour stores in 30 markets […]

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Oregon animal welfare organizations to merge

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two of Oregon’s largest animal welfare organizations will merge this summer. The Willamette Humane Society (WHS) and Oregon Humane Society (OHS) have announced plans to merge into a single organization with two locations, effective July 1. “I’m very excited about what this change means for our community,” said BJ Andersen, CEO […]

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Animal welfare chiefs alerted to a dying cow near Market Harborough – but took ten days to act

DISCLAIMER: Some people may find the following video and photos distressing. A shocked eyewitness alerted animal welfare chiefs to a dying cow in a village near Market Harborough 10 days before they took action. The ‘distraught’ local man informed the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) on Friday February 25 that the entire herd kept […]

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Public Safety, Animal Welfare Groups Dominate Supervisors’ Agenda | Local News

WISE — Presentations from emergency service agencies and animal welfare groups caught the attention of the Wise County Board of Supervisors on Thursday. The Wise County Fire and Rescue Association and representatives from seven animal rescue and care groups, collective and individual, have all asked supervisors to consider funding increases for their respective safety and […]

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Feds slap ‘Walnut Prairie Wildside’ with animal welfare complaint

For immediate release:March 10, 2022 Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382 West Union, Ill. — One of PETA’s “most wanted” animal abusers is once again in hot water with the feds. According to documents the group just obtained, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently slapped Thomas Edmonds of the local roadside zoo Walnut Prairie Wildside with […]

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“A milestone in animal welfare” Shelby Humane is now a no-kill shelter

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The Shelby County Humane is now a *no kill* shelter. Only 3% of animals brought to the shelter are now euthanized and they are only put down if they have incurable conditions. “We’ve had animals with gunshot wounds, kidney failure or cancer,” says operations manager Bill Rowley. “Sometimes we also have […]

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Animal welfare group MDDB needs donations of kibble and canned dog food for its 260 rescued street dogs | The life

These two cuties are among the many dogs that will be up for adoption during the Malaysian Dogs Deserve Better Adoption Campaign this Sunday at The Square, Jaya One in Petaling Jaya. ― Photos via Facebook / Malaysian dogs deserve better KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 ― As its supply of dog food and canned food […]

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Tulsa Animal Welfare treats distemper virus cases

The Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter is treating more cases of the canine Distemper virus. The shelter had to close a few months ago due to an outbreak of distemper. Tulsa Animal Welfare staff said two dogs tested positive for the virus. They said they weren’t treating this as an outbreak like the one in November. […]

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Tulsa Animal Welfare treats distemper virus cases

The Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter is treating more cases of the canine Distemper virus. The shelter had to close a few months ago due to an outbreak of distemper. Tulsa Animal Welfare staff said two dogs tested positive for the virus. They said they weren’t treating this as an outbreak like the one in November. […]

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Animal welfare advocates and veterinarians differ on advice offered for pets

As pet ownership has skyrocketed during the COVID pandemic, some animal welfare organizations say it’s time to find a new way to keep pets healthier and safer. But the state’s largest group of veterinarians argues that a new pet council would only cloud efforts to protect dogs, cats and other companion animals in the state. […]

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Maine’s animal welfare and protection laws again rank first in the nation

For the second year in a row, Maine has been ranked the top state in animal welfare and protection laws, according to a report by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. The fund’s year-end ranking report is organized into three tiers: top, middle, and bottom, and determines the effectiveness of animal welfare legislation in each state. […]

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Guest article: Animal welfare matters for sustainable development: UNEA 5.2 is an opportunity for governments to recognize that | SDG Knowledge Center

By: Cleo Verkuijl, Stockholm Environment Institute; Jeff Sebo, New York University; and Jonathan Green, Stockholm Environment Institute This Monday, February 28, the world’s environment ministers will gather in Nairobi, Kenya, to resume the fifth United Nations Environment Assembly, which takes up the theme “Strengthening action for nature to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Ahead […]

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Opening of the Animal Welfare Heroes Contest | Local News

VALDOSTA – The 2022 Animal Welfare Heroes hosted by the Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals is seeking nominations for South Georgia Animal Welfare Heroes. The Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, according to foundation officials in a statement. “He wishes to recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to animal […]

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Free Vegan Lunch for Animal Welfare Staff, Volunteers and General Public – City of Albuquerque

February 21, 2022 Councilwoman Tammy Fiebelkorn and the Department of Animal Welfare invite all Department of Animal Welfare staff, volunteers and all members of the Albuquerque community to the first of two appreciation luncheons at the Eastside Animal Shelter Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 11.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free lunch is sponsored by […]

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Storm Eunice: The Raystede Center for Animal Welfare in Lewes is appealing

THESE photos show the extent of the damage caused to an animal sanctuary by successive storms. Storm Franklin, the third named storm in just a week, has prompted new weather warnings, just days after Storm Eunice caused chaos in Sussex shortly after Storm Dudley hit. Stephanie Smith, chief executive of the Raystede Center for Animal […]

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Lawton Animal Welfare superintendent retires after 11 years

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – It’s a bittersweet day at Lawton Animal Welfare, where the superintendent is retiring after more than ten years. During Russell Anderson’s 11 years at Lawton Animal Welfare, he and his staff saved the lives of approximately 40,000 animals. Over the past decade, Anderson’s team has transformed what was once a high-mortality […]

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Be aware of your dog’s limits: Glenfield Road Animal Shelter Animal Welfare Supervisor | The Daily Advertiser

news, local news, A Wagga woman whose beloved dog was attacked by an off-leash stray at Lake Albert has called on owners to keep their pets on a tight leash. Holly Newman was walking her Labrador-Kelpie cross on a leash last month when he was attacked by an “aggressive, adult” dog. Fortunately, neither Miss Newman […]

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Jon Scott Santy, Animal Welfare Advocate and Realtor, Supports Animal Safehouse Pet Shelter

SPOTLIGHT ON PHILANTHROPY Property sellers Jerry and Gwen Birck collaborated with real estate agent Jon Scott Santy to split $500 of Santy’s commission with Animal Safehouse of Brevard. Above, left to right, Jon Scott Santy, Kristen Metropoulas, Gwen Birck and Jerry Birck. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Animal Safehouse of Brevard is a non-profit effort to […]

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Animal Welfare (Sensitivity) Bill: What my dog ​​taught me about life can help Britain regain its status as a nation of true animal lovers – Philip Lymbery

Philip Lymbery’s dog, Duke, is a sentient creature, not a pre-programmed automaton (Photo: Philip Lymbery) Before I knew it, I gave a hint, betrayed my intentions to do one more thing before taking the lead and going for a walk with Duke. Maybe it’s the click of my laptop, the tone in which I talk […]

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Animal welfare organization confiscates 11 puppies whose tails were recently docked in Gugulethu

Eleven puppies had their tails tied up with rubber bands. Thirteen boerboels were confiscated from a backyard breeder Gugulethu. Eleven newborn puppies had their tails recently docked with rubber bands. Police said they were investigating a case of animal cruelty. The Animal Welfare Society of South Africa (AWS) confiscated a pair of boerboels and their […]

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Chandigarh: Animal welfare goes to dogs : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Amarjot Kaur Chandigarh, February 10 Animal rights activists have expressed concern over the absence of veterinarians at the government-run Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) animal shelter and infirmary in Sector 38 here. The volunteers said that for more than 10 days now, medical treatment and surgeries […]

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Clare students turn to video to spread animal welfare message

ST ANNE’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS opted for video to get their message across on stopping cruelty to animals, writes Dan Danaher. The transition year pupils had planned to do a PowerPoint presentation on animal welfare for the pupils of Killaloe and Ballina Primary Schools. However, they chose not to pursue these plans due to the […]

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The Five Freedoms of Animals: Understanding the Universal Animal Welfare Standard

Animal care and welfare has become a major concern for the general public. Based on Animal Kingdom Foundation (AKF) social media activities, more and more people are sharing their views, curiosity and desire to understand how animals, pets and pets livestock should be treated and cared for. In reality, there are different ways of caring […]

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bill proposes to merge animal welfare issues | News

A bill has been introduced in the House that would establish an animal welfare division within the agriculture agency and require the agency to release a report on improving and centralizing animal welfare rules. – being animal from Vermont. H.504 “An Act for the Reorganization, Improvement, and Enforcement of Animal Welfare Requirements in the State,” […]

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Browne Academy kindergarten students raise funds for the Animal Welfare League

Browne Academy teachers present a check to AWLA. (Photo courtesy of Browne Academy) ALEXANDRIA, VA — It’s amazing what can happen when children learn empathy. And when a lesson on empathy involves animals, that’s something really special. What started as a research project for kindergarten classes at Browne Academy became a passion project to raise […]

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More than 1,000 activists urge government to take stronger action on animal welfare

Over 1,000 animal welfare activists, organizations and animal lovers have come together to highlight key issues that need immediate attention at the two-day India for Animals (IFA) 2022 conference, organized by the Federation of Indian Animal Welfare Organizations (FIAPO), held in association with The Dogs Trust Worldwide. This was the fourth edition of the conference, […]

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Velez-Malaga supports animal welfare

Picture – Pixabay The Council of Velez-Malaga has approved a new law on the possession of potentially dangerous pets and dogs, placing it at the forefront of animal welfare and protection. The first deputy mayor of Velez-Malaga, Jesus Perez Atencia, said of the new law on animal welfare: “It is one more step from this […]

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RSPCA to make UK ‘world leader’ in animal welfare

After a successful first year of its new strategy, the RSPCA has announced its future plans to make the UK a world leader in animal welfare. He revealed that the new strategy has seen “many successes”, such as tougher penalties for animal abusers, increased supporters and the introduction of flexible working and friends of work […]

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RI Foundation awards nearly $500,000 in animal welfare grants

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Some local animal shelters are now sharing nearly half a million dollars in grants thanks to the Rhode Island Foundation. Nearly $500,000 has been awarded to dozens of animal welfare programs across the state to support a range of uses, including low-cost veterinary care for pets in low-income households, preparing animals […]

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LPS students collect donations for Lawton Animal Welfare

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – Local students collect donations for Lawton Animal Welfare. Lawton Virtual Academy and Gateway Success Center students do it to celebrate the birthday of one of their teacher’s dog. Ralphie is a black Labrador who is about to turn nine on January 31 The students have celebrated the birthday of their teacher […]

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Six dogs from National Animal Welfare Trust Cornwall in search of forever homes

If you are considering getting a dog, have you considered adopting from a shelter? The Hayle Center continues the work started by Molly Wyatt, who died in July 1996, and whose name was synonymous with animal rescue in the county. They are currently closed to walk-in visits, but instead run a drop-in service by appointment. […]

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OKC Animal Welfare Saves Thousands of Cats with Trap-Neuter-Release Program

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – It is generally a program that prevails in rural areas: Trap-Neuter-Return. But here in the Oklahoma City subway, it saves the lives of thousands of cats every year. Trap-Neuter-Return is a humane alternative to trap-and-kill, which aims to manage community cat populations. With TNR, stray cats are trapped, spayed or neutered, […]

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Midcoast animal welfare groups see uptick in Betty White Challenge donations

A dog named Sarge is pictured outside Midcoast Humane. C. Thacher Carter/The Times Record Midcoast animal welfare organizations saw donations increase this week as the Betty White Challenge swept the country. The Betty White Challenge is a viral fundraising campaign honoring the legacy and birthday of actress Betty White, who died on December 31, 2021, […]

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Animal Welfare Society of SA saves horde of hamsters from Hanover Park

On Tuesday, January 18, the Animal Welfare Society of SA admitted 20 unwanted Syrian hamsters who have since been transferred to a specialist rodent rescue group, Rescue Boggle and Brux. Their owner Mr Alexander of Hanover Park took them over from his grandson who “had no more patience for them” about a year ago. Their […]

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British woman Angela Glover’s body found following Tonga tsunami as UN worries about distress beacon

The body of a British woman believed to have been swept away by the tsunami in Tonga has been found, as the UN worries about two small low islands where an emergency beacon was activated. Key points: Angela Glover’s brother who lives in Sydney said the family was ‘devastated’ He said she tried to save […]

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Zoos and aquariums are moving to a new ‘animal welfare’ standard |

In 1980, I visited a major city zoo in the United States and found row after row of bare concrete boxes with prison-style bars occupied by animals from all over the world. The animals appeared to be in good physical condition, but many stared blankly or paced relentlessly around the edges of their tiny quarters. […]

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St. Hubert Animal Welfare Center ‘Golden Girls’ Adoption Event

As animal welfare organizations across the country continue to pay tribute to the late actress Betty White, who died Dec. 31 at the age of 99, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison has decided to celebrate White’s legacy with the Betty White Challenge and a “Golden Girls” adoption event this weekend. What is the […]

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Grand County officials are investigating 2 “important animal welfare” incidents this week

GREATER COUNTY, Colorado – The Grand County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two “significant” animal welfare incidents this week, one involving dogs and one involving horses. On Sunday morning, the sheriff’s office received advice regarding possible animal neglect at a house in the Gore Pass subdivision in unincorporated Grand County. MPs, along with animal control officers, […]

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“The majority of buyers don’t want to know too much”

Since Red Tractor’s inception in 2000, it has been adopted by all major UK retailers and caterers, as well as many top local brands. A total of 46,000 farmers are Red Tractor certified, with market penetration representing 82% of UK beef grades, 65% lamp, 95% pork, 95% chicken, 80% turkey, 70% duck and 98% dairy […]

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A dog is for life, not just for Covid – Limerick Animal Welfare reflects on ‘difficult’ year

THE BIGGEST challenges facing Limerick Animal Welfare (LAW) in 2021 were “the huge increase in the number of unwanted kittens and puppies in need of shelter”. Marion Fitzgibbon, manager, said they saw a surge in the number of unwanted home-seeking puppies and dogs in the second half of the year when “people started to go […]

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Tulsa Animal Welfare reopens after closing its door for almost 2 months

Animal welfare staff said it had been two long months. “It’s always difficult for us when we have to close our doors,” said Kristin Barney, Tulsa Animal Welfare. Now, they’re ready to see their furry friends find their forever homes. “Nothing feels better than opening doors and helping them find loving homes,” Barney said. Two […]

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Metro animal welfare group of many honoring Betty White – 95.5 WSB

Who didn’t like Betty White? She was in show business for over eighty years and during that time a big fan of animals. Following her death before her 100th birthday, social media came up with the Betty White Challenge. The goal is to honor White and his work by donating five dollars or more to […]

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Nanaimo SPCA Prioritizes Animal Welfare With Shelter Space Available During Peak Season | NanaimoNews NOW

However, there are times when the SPCA may ask someone if they can keep the animal. “Cats are definitely the first thing that comes into play. The owner surrenders, so people who can’t keep their cat for some reason anymore, this is the one where sometimes we have to say to people, ‘we’ll get back […]

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More than 800 parakeets deposited in the Detroit Animal Welfare Group shelter in Michigan

ROMEO, Mich. (KABC) – Michigan animal control officers have seized more than 800 parakeets living inside a home. A man alerted authorities when he found the birds in a room in his father’s house in Detroit. Investigators say the father had mental problems. The birds were all alive, but clearly in distress. Many of them […]

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Ocean State Job Lot Donates To Animal Protection Groups

Staff reports December 28, 2021Updated: 28 Dec. 2021 4:26 p.m. animal welfare donation program.”/> A representative from Halfway Home Rescue joins Ocean State Job Lot associates Tom Brown and Luana Onofrio in accepting a donation from the Ocean State Jot Lot “To the Rescue” animal welfare donation program. Ocean State Job Lots / Photo Contribution […]

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Abused and neglected ‘lucky’ rescued by local police and animal welfare center in NJ

Abused and neglected dog found by police investigating a crime on Christmas Eve is lucky to be alive. His adoptive name therefore takes on its full meaning. Irvington officers found the dog they named Lucky so badly injured that a leg had to be amputated. He was also covered in maggots and had knots and […]

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Rabbits Sven and Elsa Finding a Good Home, from the National Animal Welfare Trust

Hello, my name is Elsa and this is my brother Sven. We are adorable one year old indoor rabbits looking for our forever home. We came to the National Animal Welfare Trust in May of this year when our owners were moving and couldn’t take us with them. Sadly, we are now officially the oldest […]

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Animal Welfare League of Alexandria wants you to ‘stuff the van’ for dogs in need

The Alexandria Animal Welfare League hopes to spread the joy of Christmas to dogs who need extra help this holiday season. The Alexandria Animal Welfare League hopes to spread the joy of Christmas to dogs who need extra help this holiday season. The organization will be hosting its second annual Stocking Stuff the Van on […]

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Animal Welfare Cryptocurrency Pawthereum Makes Eighth Consecutive Donation With Gift to The REAL Bark

Pawthereum LOS ANGELES, CA, United States, December 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Pawthereum, a cryptocurrency focused on animal welfare, made another donation with a $ 5,000 donation to The REAL Bark, located in Los Angeles, California. This donation is number eight of twelve in their current December campaign of “12 Days of Crypto Donations”. This ongoing […]

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Jiffy Lube Honors San Antonio Animal Care Volunteer

Jiffy Lube from San Antonio recognizes Northwestern San Antonian Bethany McEntire for her volunteer service with San Antonio Pets Alive !. (Courtesy of Jiffy Lube of San Antonio / Bethany McEntire) Jiffy Lube of San Antonio, part of the chain of auto oil change stores, presented her # Drive2DoMore award to a volunteer with a […]

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Mass. Legislature Passes Animal Welfare Act Amendments To Alleviate Fears Over Egg Supply

A last-minute legislative deal to rewrite key sections of a voter-approved animal welfare law landed on Gov. Charlie Baker’s office on Monday, less than two weeks before the planned start of new regulations that could affect the availability of eggs and pork in Massachusetts. . After House and Senate negotiators announced a deal on Sunday […]

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Thinking of buying a puppy? Hear these animal welfare heroes first

Thinking of buying a puppy? Hear these animal welfare heroes first Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google A Google “G” brand […]

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Champion Petfoods Donates 3.7 Million Pet Meals to Animal Care Groups

Press release: Champion Petfoods Champion Petfoods, an award-winning pet food manufacturer, donated over 3.7 million meals of ORIJEN and ACANA nutritious pet food to animal welfare organizations in 2021 to help cats and pets. dogs in need, the company announced today. Recipients include more than 40 local animal welfare organizations surrounding the kitchens in Acheson, […]

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Cork groups to share record windfall of 3.7 million euros for animal welfare

ANIMAL welfare organizations across Cork received an early Christmas present after it emerged they needed to share exceptional funding of over 3.7 million euros. In an announcement scheduled to coincide with Animal Welfare Awareness Day on Wednesday, Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue unveiled the package, which will be shared among 98 groups across the country. Over […]

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Animal welfare charity appeals for help this winter

An animal welfare charity is calling on people to come forward to welcome horses, donkeys and mules during the winter months after being “overwhelmed” in recent weeks. My Lovely Horse Rescue (MLHR), which operates in Moyvalley, County Kildare and Cobh, County Cork, says it takes care of more than 360 equines. He is looking for […]

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Animal welfare officials share tips on pet safety while on vacation

As Christmas approaches, animal welfare officials in the Rio Rancho area have given advice to pet owners to ensure the holidays are enjoyable not only for them, but also for their canine companions and felines. What if your pet were to accompany you on a long trip? Sandoval County Animal Care Associate Kelli Mortensen said […]

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Animal welfare should be part of the discussion | Opinion

From: Angie Einsman Winona As a longtime animal lover who has worked closely with shelters and rescues in Florida and Minnesota, I was shocked and dismayed recently to learn that Winona County has the highest number of puppy mills in the state of Minnesota. I was also deeply disturbed to discover that Winona County does […]

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Animal Welfare League hosts adoption event

CALHOUN COUNTY, Alabama (WBRC) – The League for Animal Welfare is spreading holiday cheer with Operation “Home FUR the Holidays”. From December 10, the shelter waives adoption fees for all animals. The fees generally vary between $ 60 and $ 150. It’s a chance to donate $ 5 or more to give these animals a […]

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Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT GIVE BACK MKE Learn more about the MilMag Live stream on Facebook on December 7 at noon. Hannah, a stray pit bull, wandered the Waukesha area for over a year without a home. After receiving a call about the stray animal, the Waukesha County Humane Animal Welfare Society Animal […]

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Limerick podcast host to fundraise for animal welfare this Christmas

A Limerick-based TOP 10 podcast seeks to combat animal cruelty by raising donations for local canine charities this Christmas. Darragh Bourke, owner of The Big Bark, a dog podcast that offers advice to dog owners, has announced details of his annual charitable fundraiser. Since the launch of The Big Bark podcast in 2019, over € […]

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Enid Animal Welfare waives all adoption fees until December 31 | New

ENID, Oklahoma. – Enid Animal Welfare waives all adoption fees for animals for the rest of the year in an effort to reduce the shelter population. Until December 31, animals can be adopted from the shelter once a contract for sterilization or rabies vaccination is signed by the adopter, according to a press release from […]

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Animal welfare and farm groups sue California Department of Agriculture for failing to pass voter-approved Proposition 12

Pigs piled up in a dirty pen SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, USA, December 2, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – In an effort to ensure proper implementation of California Proposition 12 – with key provisions coming into effect in California in January that restrict the sale of pork and eggs that come from severely contained breeding sows and laying hens […]

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Animal welfare groups among those eager to donate Tuesday

Animal welfare groups among those eager to donate Tuesday Giving Tuesday is a flagship day for nonprofits around the world. It launches the season of giving for causes that work in our communities. The modern movement pushes back creeping consumerism. NOVATO, California – Giving Tuesday has set the bar for fundraising high after a banner […]

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Animal welfare: raising pigs without stress

For their pigsties, breeders should use well-designed floor coverings made from a material that does not damage the feet of the animals. Photo: Glenneis Kriel While growing animal welfare concerns are driving changes in the way pigs are produced internationally, production costs remain the primary driver of improved welfare in pig farms. Dr Peter Evans, […]

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Ojibwa Revive Cultural Traditions and Animal Welfare in Northern Minnesota

CASS LAKE, Minnesota (AP) – Animal neglect was such a problem on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, with basic services like spaying out of reach for many due to poverty and distance, that packs of stray dogs sometimes brought traffic to a stop on the main road. Today, stray dogs are rare. Children […]

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MASDAW animal welfare association launches MOP 1.2 million fundraiser to find new shelter

The Macau Stray Dogs and Animal Welfare Association (MASDAW) launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise MOP 1.2 million ($ 149,427) to find new shelter for the nearly 130 dogs in her care. In what is described as “the biggest challenge in its history,” the group is trying to raise funds to move to a new […]

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RTL 5minutes – Animal welfare: How does an animal rescue operation work?

Our colleagues from RTL 5 Minutes asked the Schifflange Animal Protection Association what improvements could be made in this area in Luxembourg. On November 12, the Association for the protection of animals of Schifflange (APAS), in collaboration with several other organizations for the protection of animals and individuals, took in nearly 200 animals from the […]

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Rex The TV Terrier, Inc, a new animal welfare charity is now open accepting donations and requests

rexthetvterrier.org Rex The TV Terrier, Inc. is an organization dedicated to helping animals in need. Food, supplies and medicine sent to people in need WHITINSVILLE, MA, United States, November 18, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – New Nonprofit Helps Pets and Their People Get Through Ruff Times A new non-profit organization with national ambitions is now operating in […]

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Southern Sun Farm Sanctuary: Animal Welfare Organization Joins Ashe County Chamber of Commerce | Mountain timetable

WEST JEFFERSON – On Tuesday, November 9, Southern Sun Farm Sanctuary, a local horse rescue organization, became the newest member of the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce following a dedication ceremony downtown from West Jefferson. The ceremony featured shrine founders Ann and John Lisk and several community leaders, as well as Doc, a 1,600 pound […]

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Animal welfare laws revised by authorities after recent protests

FAIRFIELD, CT – Advocates are working with state and local authorities to improve animal welfare protection in Fairfield amid concerns about a pet’s living conditions in town. In recent weeks, protesters have rallied outside Bailey the dog’s home after authorities were contacted about the animal living outside on a property in the 200 block of […]

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RCMP search for missing woman on Vancouver Island – Campbell River Mirror

The Comox Valley RCMP are looking for Justine Hedden. Photo GRC RCMP search for missing woman on Vancouver Island Justine Hedden, 33, was last seen in the Fanny Bay area in September Comox Valley RCMP are searching for a missing woman who has not been seen for several weeks. They issued a press release asking […]

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Odisha launches new animal welfare programs

Bhubaneswar: In order to provide adequate safeguards for stray and destitute animals, the government of Odisha, under the leadership of the Department of Fisheries and Animal Resources Development, has launched new programs that will be implemented in close coordination with agencies urban premises, the District Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), voluntary […]

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Watch Now: Tulsa Animal Welfare Shuts Down Indefinitely to Deal With Outbreak of Distemper | Local News

The Tulsa Animal Welfare shelter is closed indefinitely as staff work to treat cases of canine distemper. Tulsa World File The shelter vet explains how many dogs were affected and how the virus was identified. Tulsa Animal Welfare announced an indefinite shutdown on Wednesday morning as staff work to contain the spread of the distemper […]

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Grant to Global Animal Welfare and Conservation Charitable Organization to Improve Management of Confiscated Wildlife to Help Survival and Success of Lawsuits

WASHINGTON, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Near $ 1 million (US) has been awarded to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) of the US Department of State to help ensure that live animals confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade are properly treated […]

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‘Animals are not a commodity’: County set to approve new animal welfare policies | Horry County

Horry County Council members on Tuesday signaled their support for a major overhaul of the county’s animal welfare laws. The proposed policies, which only need one more favorable vote to become law, would ban puppy mills and outline the basic care that must be provided to pets. “I got extremely important support for the ordinance […]

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Animal welfare acted “legally” in dog euthanasia, survey finds

An investigation into the euthanasia of rescue dogs conducted by the Animal Welfare Directorate found that it had acted “legally” and “according to approved and established procedure”. Management detailed the incidents of assault and attacks on humans and animals that led to their decision. The investigation was sparked after activists brought to light the case […]