Category: Animal Welfare News

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…

Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare: What’s in a Word?

Drovers Cattle Network In all of the media monitoring we do at the Alliance – which is quite a bit – I am constantly seeing the terms “animal rights” and “animal welfare” treated interchangeably, even sometimes within trade media. I’m…

Animal Rights or Welfare – The Big Difference

Huffington Post – The Blog Who, in this day and age, would stand up in parliament and oppose a ban on wild animals in circuses? Andrew Rosindell, the Conservative MP for Romford, did that last week and blocked Labour MP…

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts

Note from the Animal Welfare Council – We are sad to lose the magnificent elephants from the traveling show that allow so many Americans to see them up close and personal.  We understand the decision and thankful to Feld Entertainment…