Alternatives to animal experiments are shaping the future of science

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block For years our undercover investigations at U.S. animal research laboratories have helped to raise awareness about the immense animal suffering caused by animal testing and experimentation. Pregnant rabbits are force-fed toxic pesticides. Cats have their spinal cords damaged and are forced to run on treadmills. Rats are placed in […]

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 […]

County exploring future of the animal control services program | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Steve Schulwitz Alpena County Animal Control Officer Michelle Reid gives some love to one of the dogs sheltered at the Animal Control building on Monday. The county is exploring options for Animal Control via a survey they are releasing to residents. ALPENA — Alpena County is exploring […]

Animal protein firms must pivot in 2023 to secure future, Rabobank says

Animal protein companies face an ‘inflection point’ with a need to respond to structural changes in the market even with production levels and prices likely to remain elevated next year, according to Rabobank. Producers and processors of meat, poultry and seafood approach 2023 after a year marked by rising input prices, supply chain disruption and […]

Tuesday’s Election will shape the future of humane laws in Congress

Election Day will determine the composition of the U.S. Congress for 2023 and 2024. Every member of the U.S. House of Representatives and 35 seats in the U.S. Senate are up for election this year—and the consequences for animals will be profound. Passing humane laws at the federal level begins by electing humane candidates to […]

The Future Perfect 50: Carolina Galvani, animal welfare activist at Sinergia Animal

Over the last five years, the Brazilian animal welfare activist Carolina Galvani has quietly built an organization, Sinergia Animal, that has swiftly become an influential player in the future of animal agriculture across the Global South. It’s a critical region for such activism: Almost two-thirds of the world’s 74 billion farmed land animals are in […]

A Voyage Into The Future Of Animal Communication

Cover, How to Speak Whale Photo credit: Grand Central Publishing Trust me. This is going to be a rave review for a new book about animal-human communication by naturalist, filmmaker, and writer Tom Mustill. But first …. I read a lot of pop-sci books about animal communication and behavior. This month, I read one in […]

Is lab-grown meat the future of animal agriculture?

Depending on who you ask, the act of eating meat may be a controversial one. Though humans have long derived food from domesticated animals, such as cows, pigs and chickens, the 21st century has seen a rise in vegetarianism and veganism. The diet’s popularity has led to trends such as Veganuary — a monthlong challenge […]

Public meeting held to discuss future of animal shelter in Hardin County

SAVANNAH, Tenn.– A public meeting was held at the Hardin County courthouse to discuss the recent conditions and status of the Hardin County Animal Services Center. Chris Sikes, director of the shelter, gave a brief overview of the status of the shelter.  In the past year, hundreds of strays were brought into the shelter, 90 […]

Animal Milk Replacer Market Presents Strong Revenue Visibility in Near Future Booming At a CAGR of 4.9% 2021-2030

Animal Milk Replacer Market According to a new report, The global animal milk replacer market is segmented on the basis of type, animal type, form, distribution channel, and region. According to a new report, The global animal milk replacer market is segmented on the basis of type, animal type, form, distribution channel, and region.” — […]

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