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FIFTY public bodies recognized for their ‘unrecognized’ animal welfare work

The RSPCA has praised public bodies across England and Wales, handing out 70 awards to 50 organizations going ‘above and beyond’ for animal welfare – providing a ‘lifeline’ to many many animals in the context of the current cost of living crisis. Local authorities, housing providers and emergency planners across England and Wales have been […]

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Sand Springs animal welfare officials hope there’s more to the ‘Empty the Shelters’ event than just a name

Animal shelters and rescue groups have traditionally breathed the smallest sigh of relief each year as fall arrives. While the challenges never completely go away, overcoming the nightmare of “kitten and puppy season” every year is a big milestone. But animal rescue experts fear those sighs of relief are a thing of the past. Shelters […]

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Animal welfare organizations say illegal breeders and pet stores are increasing the problem of stray dogs.

Animal welfare organizations point to the proliferation of numerous illegal pet shops and breeders as one of the major causes behind Kerala’s stray dog ​​outbreak and the state government’s failure to deal with the rise in cases of the stray dog. rage. They claim that several animals are dumped on the streets by pet stores […]

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Dog hoarding case raises questions about state’s animal welfare system

DES MOINES, NM — In a small town, news travels fast. And when it comes to extreme animal cruelty, it moves just as quickly through the New Mexico rescue system. “They’ve been abandoned by the very people who were supposed to save them, and that’s what crushes me,” said Monica Eppinger, the founder of the […]

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An oncologist passionate about animal welfare

Dr. Shambhavi Sharma is an animal lover and climate change activist. A radiation oncologist by profession, Shambhavi’s heart beats for poor animals. She has helped relocate or adopt several animals in dire conditions. Growing up in a few small towns, she witnessed the harmony between small town dwellers and nature. The animals are treated with […]

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Animal welfare – a seminar and field trip by students from St Aloysius PUC

Animal welfare – a seminar and field trip by students from St Aloysius PUC Mangaluru: Animals speak a language of unconditional love. To understand that, what you have to give them is just a touch of humanity,” remarked Certified Animal Rescuer Ms Sulakshana Karkala as she reflected on “Animal Welfare and Rescue”. , an awareness […]

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Government to offer ‘special course’ on animal welfare in schools

ISLAMABAD: The head of Pakistani Prime Minister’s Strategic Reforms Unit, Salman Sufi, announced on Saturday that the government was preparing a “special course” on animal welfare for schools in Islamabad. Taking to Twitter, Sufi announced that the federal government was preparing to introduce a “special course” on animal welfare in schools in the Islamabad Capital […]

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Conservation and education: Indian zoos working for animal welfare

Dedicated to animals and conservation, zoos around the world have been the focus of sightseers who crowded the enclosures, eagerly waiting to see their favorite creatures up close. India, with some 130 zoos spread across its varied geography, offers ordinary citizens a chance to learn more about the country’s wildlife and conservation programs. The idea […]

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Animal Welfare Commissioner says death of three dolphins was not ‘pure accident’

Semira Abbas Shalan Monday, September 12, 2022, 12:28 PM Last Updated: about 1 day ago The Office of the Animal Welfare Commissioner disagrees with the assessment that the deaths of three dolphins from the Mediterraneo Marine Park were a ‘pure accident’, adding that although there is no had gross negligence, some degree of negligence was […]

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Epping Animal Welfare Facility – Whittlesea Council

Epping Animal Welfare Center If your animal is missing, call the Epping Animal Welfare Facility to see if it has been impounded. You can also check the Lost Pets in the Town of Whittlesea Facebook page to see if your pet has been released to the shelter. Epping Animal Welfare Center Location: 20 Companion Place, […]

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OKC Animal Welfare will receive MAPS 4 funding for a new animal shelter

Overpopulation is just one of the many issues facing animal welfare in Oklahoma City. The city initially allocated $38 million of its MAPS 4 funding for a new animal shelter and later increased that amount to $42 million. The shelter told News 9 the new space will help save more animals. “This shelter was built […]

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Rising cost of living ‘leading to animal welfare crisis’

Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels (BARK) and the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) have warned of an animal welfare crisis caused by rising rates of pet ownership colliding with the cost pressures of life. BARK is seeing an increase in the number of animals in its care – whether abandoned or abandoned – and […]

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Leitrim Animal Welfare to build a new center worth €1m

Leitrim Animal Welfare is embarking on an ambitious plan to build a new center and expand its services. The group hopes to build a center worth 1 million euros which will house 32 kennels, three exercise areas and even a veterinary practice and offices. Leitrim Animal Caretaker Megan Gaffney said the new center will increase […]

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Pop-up puppy sellers are a ‘serious’ concern of Vancouver animal welfare advocates

Breadcrumb Links Local News “He said to me, ‘We sell fully trained puppies’ and I laughed, thinking it was a joke because that’s not possible. After a moment of silence, I left feeling bad. easy.” —Catherine Casey Vendors are said to have been selling puppies outside the SkyTrain station in downtown Vancouver on the afternoon […]

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Southport entertainer shows his commitment to animal welfare

HARVEST MOON: One of the paintings that will be exhibited For Southport artist Pauline McNulty, every painting is an adventure. And his latest exhibition, at the ArtHouse, Eastbank Street, Southport until September 24, is an illustration of his commitment to animal welfare. A member of the Animal Artists Association, Pauline regularly donates artwork to their […]

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Lim Chu Kang Animal Welfare Groups are looking for foster families as soon as possible as they have to vacate the premises

Lim Chu Kang Animal Welfare Groups Urgently Need Foster Families Ahead of August 28 Leave Deadline Time is running out for some Animal Welfare Groups (AWGs) in Lim Chu Kang as they will soon have to vacate their premises once their leases expire. Despite being allocated units at The Animal Lodge (TAL) ahead of their […]

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How the USDA Fails to Enforce Animal Welfare Law | Counter-currents

USDA failure: USDA inspectors documented extensive animal suffering at a USDA research-approved chinchilla supplier, but for years the agency did nothing. (Photo credit: gehantao971031/Flickr) For years, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspectors have dutifully documented endemic animal suffering at the Moulton Chinchilla Ranch (MCR), a Minnesota chinchilla breeding facility. In 2021, MCR was the […]

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Grandes Pyrénées An animal welfare society saves a dog from a mud pit | Tendency

Houston SPCA or Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals I recently took to their Twitter account to share the story of how they rescued a dog stuck in a mud hole. While the organization shared the information via social media platforms and added a caption with the following: “Injured animal rescue ambulance en […]

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Kellie Harrington teams up with animal welfare charity ahead of major fundraising campaign

The Dubliner has given her support to the next Pups in the Park which will take place at the city’s Marlay Park on September 10 and 11. “Animal welfare is something I am passionate about and it is truly an honor to support today’s charity announcement,” said the Olympic champion. “I would ask other dog […]

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Local shelters, vets reporting animal welfare crisis – Brandon Sun

Local animal rescues are sounding the alarm over the crisis of feral cats and abandoned dogs in Westman. Paws Crossed Animal Shelter, located in Brandon, posted a call for help on its Facebook page on Wednesday about a group of cats at a rural pound that were due to be euthanized the next day. The […]

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$6 million grant for Goulburn Greyhound Track revives animal welfare debate

Goulburn’s greyhound racing industry has received a $6 million boost from the NSW government to upgrade facilities. But according to an animal welfare group, no one will win. Photo: File. The greyhound racing debate has resumed with the announcement this week that more than $6 million will be spent to upgrade Goulburn’s greyhound racing track […]

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The Columns » Sarah Streeper ’14 recognized for her commitment to animal welfare » Washington and Lee University

By Sara ButlerAugust 15, 2022 “By having SPCA staff members gather information focused on people and not just the animals in our care, we see more of the challenges and barriers that pet owners face in our community. » ~Sarah Streeper ’14 Sarah Streeper ’14, who is director of advancement at the Society for the […]

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Bridgewater girls start bracelet-making business to benefit New Milford Animal Welfare Society

BRIDGEWATER – Channeling their creativity into a cause, two elementary school kids started their own business, P&B Loom Bands, this summer to raise money for the New Milford Animal Welfare Society. As well as being best friends, the two Bridgewater residents, Beckett Cardonsky, 8, and Penelope Cooper, 9, will be starting year four at Burnham […]

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Hope Rescue warns of animal welfare crisis with cost of living

Charity DOG Rescue has warned of an animal welfare crisis, after seeing a rise in pet owners claiming their dogs are strays so they can abandon them. Hope Rescue – which takes in stray dogs from Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent and parts of the Vale of Glamorgan – has issued an urgent warning to the Welsh […]

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Petcurean partners with crowdfunding platform to support animal welfare

CHILLIWASK, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Petcurean announced a new partnership with CUDDLY, a crowdfunding platform supporting nonprofits and animal rescues, on August 2. foodstuffs. “At Petcurean, we are committed to always putting pets first and we love to partner with organizations that care as much about pet welfare as we do,” said Kambria Newton, Trade Marketing […]

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Animal Welfare League details new adoption statistics

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington reports that 2,444 cats, dogs and small animals were adopted from its shelter in the 12 months ending June 30. That’s down slightly from 2,587 the previous year, which may be a positive sign that things are calming down in the current COVID deal world. In preliminary data reported […]

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City of Tulsa Animal Welfare Celebrates Wave of Adoption; shelter still needs support, say leaders | Local News

With 112 adoptions in five days, City of Tulsa Animal Welfare has alleviated some of the overcrowding at the shelter, but it still needs help with the pets that arrive daily. On July 28, the city’s shelter was at 156% capacity and faced tough decisions about euthanasia for space if dog adoptions didn’t increase immediately. […]

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RSPCA WA – Improving animal welfare for 130 years

Tuesday August 2 marks 130 years of work by the RSPCA WA to care for and protect animals. Founded in 1892, the RSPCA WA is one of Western Australia’s oldest and most enduring organisations, as well as one of its most trusted. The RSPCA WA was the first society outside the UK to receive royal […]

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Readers Write: Inflation, Animal Welfare, Mozart’s Wealth, Healthcare

Review Editor’s Note: Star Tribune Opinion publishes letters readers online and in print every day. To contribute, click here. ••• I keep hearing the media talking about the worst inflation in 40 years, but I don’t agree with the numbers they present to us. The points of sale speak of inflation around 8 to 9%. […]

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PAWS: Rising cost of living leads to animal welfare crisis as people abandon their pets

Animal charity PAWS has expressed fears that an animal welfare crisis could be caused by rising rates of pet ownership colliding with cost of living pressures. The charity is seeing an increase in the number of animals in its care, with many Irish centers already full and others close to capacity, as repatriation slows and […]

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Growing concerns about animal welfare and human health

USA, Rockville MD, 27 Jul. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global air-based food market is expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of 11.7% to reach a market valuation of US$100 million by 2032. The market is booming owing to remarkable food offerings that can […]

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Volunteer lends health and safety expertise to Langley Animal Welfare Group

by Frank Bucholtz/Special for the Aldergrove Star Cathy Cook recently received the Patti Dale Achievement Award at the Langley Animal Protection Society’s annual gala. “She’s amazing,” said Jenn Schroeder, media liaison for LAPS. “She helps support each other in every way possible.” Cook has been a volunteer at LAPS for five years and has been […]

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Sannat horse racing moved to 4pm after animal welfare concerns

A horse race due to take place in the scorching afternoon heat in Sannat has been postponed to a later date, after animal welfare concerns were raised with the local council. Held each year as part of the Santa Margarita holiday celebration in Sannat, the animals were due to run down the village’s main thoroughfare […]

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Warwickshire dog rescue charity warns of animal welfare ‘crisis’ due to rising cost of living

A CRISIS in animal welfare is developing due to the rapidly rising cost of living, according to a rugby dog ​​rescue charity. Pawprints Dog Rescue staff say they are under enormous pressure as the rise in pet ownership is met with squeezing household budgets. Like all rescue centers across the UK, the charity is receiving […]

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IndyHumane Appoints New Texas Animal Welfare Group CEO – Indianapolis Business Journal

IndyHumane, an animal welfare nonprofit, has named a new CEO four months after its former leader left without explanation. Donna Casamento Donna Casamento, recently executive director of the Palm Valley Animal Society in McAllen, Texas, is set to take the helm of IndyHumane on August 1, the group’s board of directors announced Monday. “I am […]

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A village animal protection officer is ready to save lives

Theresa Touchet was re-leashed to the animal rescue mission last month. City officials said she has been one of two or three female animal control officers since 1985. Theresa said she grew up on a farm and was always around animals. This inspired her to enter the world of animal rescue and welfare. She has […]

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4,000 Beagles Will Be Rescued From Virginia Breeder After Allegations Of Animal Welfare Violations

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Four thousand beagles from a Virginia breeding facility charged with animal welfare violations will be transferred to shelters nationwide for adoption in the coming months, under a plan approved by a federal judge last week. According to court records, the plan came after the federal government filed a civil lawsuit in […]

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Arizona Animal Welfare League seeks foster parents for cats

National Kitten Day: Arizona Animal Welfare League seeks foster parents for cats PHOENIX – At Animal Welfare League of Arizonathere is a cute kitten everywhere you look. July 10 is National Kitten Day, and it’s literally kitten season. “When the weather is warmer, that’s when the kittens come out to mate and the kittens are […]

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Cebu City veterinarian plans to set up ‘animal welfare offices’ in police stations

THE Division of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) is considering establishing “animal welfare offices” in every police station in Cebu City. Dr. Jessica Maribojoc, the Acting City Veterinarian, said Friday, July 8, 2022 that this initiative will improve the government’s response to animal abandonment and abuse. Maribojoc said the creation of an animal welfare committee […]

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Strengthening the Animal Welfare Workforce • St Pete Catalyst

Welcome to the Catalyst Community Voices platform. We’ve organized community leaders and thinkers from all parts of our great city to talk about issues that affect us all. Visit our Community Voices page for more details. The field of animal welfare has a diversity problem, but the industry is looking for ways to solve it. […]

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Finnish police suspect man of animal welfare crimes after fatal transport of dog from Russia | New

Police are opening a preliminary investigation and suspect the man who transported the dogs of aggravated animal welfare offences. Seven of the dogs died during the crossing of the Gulf of Finland, while three others were in such poor condition that it was decided to euthanize them. Image: Matias Väänänen / Yle Helsinki police have […]

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Lawton Animal Welfare constantly full

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – The Lawton Animal Shelter has seen its share of animals come and go – more animals are staying in the shelter longer than they should. Despite this, more and more animals find their way onto the streets of Lawton and other nearby towns every day. Every day on social media, the […]

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Pakistan announces animal welfare reforms and bans animal testing

The reforms include tougher penalties for animal cruelty crimes. Violators now face a fine of Rs 15,000 ($73) and jail time. Citizens could report any acts of animal cruelty through an 1819 hotline in the Islamabad Capital Territory. More importantly, testing and surgery on live animals has been banned in veterinary schools and industrial complexes […]

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Sustainable Animal Welfare and Normative Ethics in McHenry County – Shaw Local

The unfortunate closure of the McHenry County Animal Adoption and Control Center was recently revealed. This is in addition to the limited staff and hours of operation at CASE, the Pet Specialty and Emergency Hospital, also located in Crystal Lake. Although it is reminded that this is only temporary due to staff shortages, it does […]

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Maleny Dairies addresses animal welfare concerns with artificial insemination and adoption

This has long been a stain on the dairy industry – the slaughter of unwanted “bobby” bull calves in their first week of life. Key points: Maleny Dairies schedule sex semen before herd is artificially inseminated The practice ensures that the majority of calves are born female Family farm tests Ceres tags to monitor animal […]

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Funding for Sand Springs animal welfare shelter upgrades on the ballot – FOX23 News

Video: Sand Springs Animal Welfare encourages residents to vote yes on funding proposal SAND SPRINGS, Okla. – Sand Springs Animal Welfare encourages people to vote yes on a bond proposal that would provide the organization with a larger facility. “We’ve really grown too big for our facility here, so we’re hoping to have bigger areas,” […]

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Animal welfare department needs more resources, says PN after MSPCA rescues Gudja

MSPCA The Nationalist Party has called for a better endowed animal welfare department, both in terms of human resources and capacity. The statement comes after the MSPCA intervened to rescue four flea-infested dogs that had been abandoned in a field that had caught fire in Gudja. In the same field, the organization found a horse […]

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Fundraising: Lakefield Animal Welfare Society Hosts Annual Golf Tournament

The 16th Annual LAWS (Lakefield Animal Welfare Society) Golf Tournament will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Katchiwano Golf and Country Club, 1730 Young’s Point Rd., Lakefield. Connection starts at noon. Proceeds benefit the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society. Your registration includes shotgun tee time, scramble format, 18 holes of gold, golf cart, drink ticket […]

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MP pledges animal welfare during visit to Shropshire cat rescue center

SHREWS PIC MNA PIC DAVID HAMILTON PIC SHROPSHIRE STAR 17/6/22 with ‘Cheeko’ the cat, and founder Eve Dodds, is (right) Helen Morgan MP, during her visit to Sleapy Cat Rescue, Sleap.. North Shropshire MP Helen Morgan, whose pet cats Augustus and Claudia were both rescued as kittens, also stressed the importance of animal welfare during […]

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Nonprofit begins animal welfare enforcement in Saskatoon on July 1

Breadcrumb Links Local News The Saskatoon SPCA discontinued service in Saskatoon in April after the province turned down a funding request last fall. Publication date : June 16, 2022 • 18 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Saskatchewan Animal Protection Services officers and vehicle. Photo provided by Don Ferguson. .jpg Content […]

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Animal Welfare is unable to carry out inspections or respond to 1717 for days due to staffing issues

Anyone trying to contact the Animal Welfare Directorate – tasked with helping the public with stray, injured and abused animals across Malta – via their 1717 helpline will most likely be left on hold as the entity suffers personnel issues. A combination of resignations, sickness, annual leave and overtime restrictions to cover lost manpower among […]

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Animal welfare rally calls for end to horse export

Animal lovers across the city gathered at the Legislative Building on Saturday afternoon to demand that the Liberal government stop the export and slaughter of horses. Supported by a rescue horse named Dayo, about 100 people gathered carrying signs with slogans such as “Canada ships horses to their death” and “We betray Canada’s gentle giants”. […]

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‘Killing shelters have existed in Malta since animal welfare was introduced,’ NGO claims in revealing article

A Maltese NGO working with stray animals has made a number of serious allegations about the animal sector on the islands in a post that has animal volunteers worried. “Long message ahead”, warns the NGO Kitty Guardians For Strays before revealing a number of ongoing problems on the island – chief among them the so-called […]

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Trendsetter to know: Alessandra Navidad, President and CEO of the Arizona Animal Welfare League

City in which you live: Phoenix A typical day in my life includes… gym, taking the kids to school or scuba diving practice and walking the kennels. I go to work around 8 am and take advantage of this time to walk in the kennels. By then our animal care team (who are usually on […]

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AKI’s Grants Program for African Animal Welfare Organizations

Deadline: June 15 22 Animal-Kind International (AKI) is seeking applications for its Grants Program for Animal Welfare Organizations based in Africa, AKI’s 5th annual grant program, designed to help worthy organizations based in Africa, beyond the partner organizations, able to implement high-impact projects aimed at improving the lives of pets. Animal Kind International is a […]

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Emotional Support Pets: Experts Warn Of Risk To Animal Welfare | Animal wellbeing

Taking a pet everywhere for emotional support, from planes to the everyday store, can be all the rage, but experts have warned that animal welfare risks being overlooked. The use of emotional support animals has exploded in recent years, with myriad cases making headlines, from the peacock who was denied a seat on a United […]

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Animal welfare: the local TNR program is making great strides | Local

As part of its long-term commitment to reducing the number of homeless animals in the community, High Country Humane (HCH) launched its TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) program in early 2020, knowing that there are had ‘community’ cats that needed fixing but had no clear idea what to expect. Just over two years later, 638 older cats and […]

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Kern County Animal Services Improves Community Animal Welfare | Bakersfield life

Kern County is full of departments dedicated to the needs of our residents. However, there is one department in particular that improves the quality of life not only for people, but also for the four-legged friends in our community. Kern County Animal Services plays a pivotal role in providing first-class resources in support of our […]

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Animal welfare charity appeals for information after abandoned dog found

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a female dog was abandoned near its Aberdeenshire animal rescue and care centre. The animal welfare charity was alerted to the incident on Tuesday May 10, when a member of the public handed over the elderly spaniel to Drumoak Center after finding her on the A96 road […]

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Animal welfare pledges not to euthanize rescued stray kittens as activists worry about future shelters

Malta’s Animal Welfare Authority has denied plans to euthanize stray kittens after activists warned it could be forced to kill them due to a lack of space among families hospitality and shrines. “The Animal Welfare Directorate does not euthanize stray kittens and are in continuous communication with the APH Veterinary Hospital to monitor the progress […]

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Experts call on governments to start including animal welfare in sustainable development governance

Scientists and other experts are calling on governments to start including animal welfare in the governance of sustainable development now to work towards a healthier, more resilient and more sustainable world for all. The journal CABI One Health published a commentary from a team of experts ahead of the United Nations Stockholm+50 Conference on June […]

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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 […]