Category: Animal Welfare News

Statewide Pet Sale Ban Making Same Mistakes as LA Ban

citywatchla.com By Mike Bober PET POLITICS–Earlier this week, Phyllis Daugherty published an analysis of some of the failures of the 2012 Los Angeles ban on cat, dog, and rabbit sales. Her piece is worth reading in full as the Senate considers…

Action Alert – Massachusetts

Courtesy of Mary Lou Kelly A hearing on Massachusetts H 418 (an act relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts) and S 490 (an act relative to prohibiting wild and exotic animal performances) will have a hearing May…

EHV Confirmed at Fair Grounds Race Course

The Horse Magazine The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported Dec. 27 that a 2-year-old Thoroughbred gelding stabled at the Fair Grounds Race Course, in New Orleans, Louisiana, tested positive for the neurotrophic strain of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). Full Article…

Wild Horse Sanctuary Herd Impounded

The Horse By Pat Raia Oct 12, 2016 Authorities in two South Dakota counties have impounded hundreds of horses residing at a wild horse sanctuary operated by the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros (ISPMB). The impoundment…

Animal lawyers dog the legal system

Animal lawyers dog the legal system | Las Vegas Review-Journal By Will Coggin Special to the Review-Journal If you’ve ever tried to put your pet on a diet, you know what’s in store: A lot of meows or barks, a…

Animal Welfare vs. Animal Rights

High Plains Journal In the past few years, you may have noticed major fast-food joints advertising their sourcing of food by more “ethical” farm practices. Panera Bread is the latest restaurant to get on its high horse and announce it…

Ten Lessons from 30 Years Battling Animal Rights

Truth About Fur Thirty years! The other day I suddenly realised that this is the 30th anniversary of the publication my book Second Nature: The Animal-Rights Controversy. First published by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. in 1985, this was the first serious…