Charlotte animal shelter volunteers push for more funding

Volunteers said CMPD Animal Care and Control is euthanizing animals far too often due to lack of space. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The city says CMPD Animal Care and Control is the largest animal welfare organization in North Carolina. Yet, volunteers say it doesn’t have adequate space or staffing to handle the thousands of animals it […]

Animal welfare groups push for donkey’s rights at AU summit

Local residents ferry maize products using donkeys from an estate in Eldoret to unknown destination within Uasin Gishu County.  [Peter Ochieng, Standard] The African Union’s InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) and animal welfare organisations have intensified their advocacy mission to preserve Africa’s donkey population. The animal welfare organisations which include Brooke Action for Working Horses and […]

New star-studded push for the Humane Cosmetics Act on Capitol Hill

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We took to the halls of power in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday for a full day of events in support of the Humane Cosmetics Act, H.R. 5399, a bill to end animal-based cosmetics testing in the U.S, usher in a new era of cutting-edge testing methods, and prohibit the […]

RSPCA push revival of dropped animal welfare bill

By Sam Francis Political reporter, BBC News 51 minutes ago Image caption, They RSPCA said without the Kept Animals Bill the government’s animal welfare plan is “merely smoke and mirrors” The RSPCA is backing Labour’s plan to force the government to revive its flagship animal welfare bill. In May, the government quietly dropped its Kept […]

Ballot initiative would push for change at Summit County Animal Control

A group of dog lovers is circulating a ballot initiative that would change the way the Summit County Animal Control center in Akron operates. Organizers of the effort say they’ve collected more than 10% of the 22,000 valid signatures they need to get the measure on November’s ballot. If they do get enough signatures, and […]

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