Animal protection bills introduced in Brazilian National Congress

In partnership with Animal Equality, Federal Deputy Luciene Cavalcante introduced two animal protection bills in the Brazilian National Congress in March 2024.  If passed, Bill (PL) 783/2024 would ban the killing of male chicks, a common practice in the egg industry due to their inability to lay eggs. This bill proposes the use of in-ovo […]

5 ways to defend animals during National Justice for Animals Week

This National Justice for Animals Week, show your support for farmed animals by taking these five simple actions. It’s that time of the year again! This week marks National Justice for Animals Week, an initiative by the Animal Legal Defense Fund which raises awareness about animal cruelty. Through this annual campaign, advocates are demanding stronger […]

Breaking: U.S. Fish and Wildlife proposes to protect native carnivores on national wildlife refuges

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it will be proposing a rule that would ban predator control on the National Wildlife Refuge System. When finalized, this rule will be a huge victory for countless wildlife living on refuges. The National Wildlife Refuge System is home to thousands […]

Furry Friends Animal Shelter holding national adoption weekend

Animals will be up for adoption Nov. 10 to 12 at PetSmart in Barrie NEWS RELEASE FURRY FRIENDS ANIMAL SHELTER ************************* Furry Friends is partnering with PetSmart Charities of Canada to host a national adoption weekend Nov. 10 to 12, 2023 at PetSmart, 33 Mapleview Dr. E., Barrie. Adoption fees range from $220 to $260 […]

Meet The Croatian National Animal – The Marten

October the 15th, 2023 – The Croatian national animal might not be as mighty as the lion or as mythical as the unicorn, but it is known for its intelligence, cunning spirit and dogged determination. That goes without even mentioning the fact that it had an entire currency named after it. Meet the marten, or […]

The ABC searches for Australia’s favourite animal sound this National Science Week

This National Science Week (August 12-20), the ABC is asking audiences to listen to the world around us as we explore the science of sound and search for Australia’s favourite animal noise. Audiences can now vote for their favourite animal sound on the ABC Science website. During National Science Week we’ll be finding out more […]

Cow won’t be declared as national animal: Govt tells Parliament

The central government on Monday made a definitive statement in Parliament regarding the status of the cow as a national animal. Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy clarified that the central government has no intention of declaring the cow as the national animal of India.  This announcement came in response to a question raised by […]

Feral Animal Control Targets Deer in Werakata National Park

A recent aerial deer control program in Werakata National Park has removed 26 of the feral animals from areas of the park earlier this month. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) operations are designed to reduce feral deer impacts by supplementing long-term ground-based efforts. NPWS Lower Hunter Area Manager Mitchell Carter said that aerial […]

National farming policy: Resume live animal exports, cut red tape, scrap migrant worker median wage

National leader Christopher Luxon has released the party’s policy for the farming sector, taking aim at what it calls “red tape” around an increase in regulations such as for water quality and emissions, while also proposing to restart live exports of cattle with strict animal welfare rules around it. The Government has hit back, with […]

Grand National: Trainer of horse that suffered fatal fall blames ‘ignorant’ Animal Rising protesters for death | UK News

Hill Sixteen – trained by Sandy Thomson – suffered a fatal fall at the first fence, but the Scottish handler blames animal rights activists for causing the “hyper” horse to die. By Megan Baynes, news reporter Sunday 16 April 2023 23:29, UK The man who trained the horse that suffered a fatal fall at Saturday’s […]

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