Envigo dog breeding facility pleads guilty to animal welfare, pollution crimes

A Virginia dog breeding facility will pay a record fine of over $35 million for animal welfare and pollution crimes. A representative for Envigo entered guilty pleas Monday and is set to be sentenced in October. Have breaking news stories delivered right to your inbox This comes after the Department of Justice investigation in 2022 […]

New Platypus Rescue Facility at Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Mackenzie the platypus swims at the new platypus facility at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, Australia. Photo credit: Taronga Western Plains Zoo. The Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia celebrated the opening of the largest purpose-built platypus rescue facility in the world. The new facility will be able to house […]

FDA reportedly finds animal lab issues at Neuralink facility

A screen grab from a Neuralink video of a monkey playing Pong through its BCI. [Image courtesy of Neuralink] Reuters reports that FDA inspectors identified issues with record keeping and quality controls for animal experience at Neuralink. This isn’t the first time questions have been raised over the Elon Musk-backed brain-computer interface company’s animal practices. […]

200+ dogs, cats rescued from animal testing facility, non-profit says

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — More than 200 dogs and cats were rescued from an animal testing facility in Oklahoma that was recently shut down, according to the Beagle Freedom Project, a non-profit group working to end animal testing. The 30-acre facility in Nowata, Oklahoma, was taken over by the Beagle Freedom Project, and the animals […]

New Animal Screening Facility Opens At Dublin Airport

Flying with a pet from Dublin Airport has just got a whole lot easier with the opening of a new pet screening facility, which means animals can once again travel in the hold of an aircraft.  Checking pets into the hold has not been possible at Dublin Airport in recent years due to an […]

How a future animal welfare facility will improve the life of pets at the shelter

Built in the 1950s, the Abilene Animal Shelter was never meant for animals to stay for extended periods of time. The kennels are small, it’s loud, and it’s hard to keep clean. “If you can just imagine, it’s absorbed 70 plus years of waste at this point,” said Andrea Robison, the board president for All […]

Animal Care facility seeks help in keeping animals warm for xmas

The facility is pleading with the community to lend a helping hand, or in this case a warm home. BEAUMONT, Texas — As the arctic blast works its way through southeast Texas, Beaumont Animal Care is seeking help. The facility is pleading with the community to lend a helping hand, or in this case a […]

Brandywine Valley SPCA opens ‘largest animal welfare facility’- WHYY

The expanded space will also create more comfortable lodging for animals. Dogs will be able to take part in playgroups held in six outdoor play yards. Capacity for cats has doubled, with adoptable cats kept in one of three free roaming cat rooms, plus an outdoor “catio.” Individual cat condos will also be used for […]

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