Remember Me Thursday to honor lost animals

Jennifer Atkins Brown EDEN — One thousand three hundred sixty-six (1,366). That is the number of shelter dogs and cats that had to be euthanized in Rockingham County in 2022. Friends of Eden Animal Rescue will recognize Remember Me Thursday and light luminaries in honor of these animals at 6 p.m. September 28 at Grogan […]

Dragon bone thieves: how centuries-old custom of eating animal fossils drives an underground trade

The department alleged the group arrested had been active since last year, targeting areas without a communication signal and transport access to dig for fossils to sell. They say the accused, who were not known to locals and whose accent indicated they were not from the area, raised suspicions among residents who alerted the authorities. […]

Indonesia’s dog meat sellers fear for future after crackdowns on trade | Food

Medan, Indonesia – Lina Ginting, the owner of Mechio Restaurant, does such a roaring trade in dog curry, barbecued dog and dog soup that she was able to put her two children through private school. But these days, Ginting, whose restaurant has been in operation for the past 12 years, is worried that her sole […]

Major win: Canada just banned cosmetics animal testing and trade

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a massive step forward, Canada has just passed a ban on cosmetics animal testing and the sale of beauty products that rely on new animal test data to substantiate their safety, becoming the second North American country to do so; Mexico passed such a ban in 2021. Our […]

China’s Cat and Dog Meat Trade

Animal Equality’s undercover investigations have shown the extent of the cruelty involved in the dog and cat meat trade, revealing the enormous suffering that these animals are forced to endure. They have also helped to raise awareness of this issue and have led to increased pressure on governments to take action to end this trade. […]

8 Years of Investigations of Dog and Cat Meat Trade

Animal Equality has been investigating the Dog and Cat Meat Trade to expose the abuse and mistreatment of these animals. This trade involves the capture, torture, and slaughter of millions of dogs and cats each year. Since 2012, Animal Equality has been investigating the cruel dog and cat meat and skin trade, releasing a series […]

Show of support for farm animal sanctuary owner | Local News

An animal rights rally took place on Thursday morning in front of the Niagara County Courthouse on Hawley Street in Lockport. Twenty activists gathered to protest the ongoing legal proceedings against Tracy Murphy, the owner of a farm animal sanctuary in Newfane called Asha’s Sanctuary. Ironically, the same ground was the site of a Niagara […]

8 years investigating dog and cat meat trade

Every year in China, more than 10 million dogs are slaughtered for their meat and skin. The Dog and Cat Meat Trade, China, 2012 – 2015 Every year in China, more than 10 million dogs are slaughtered for their meat and skin. Though numerous, there is still no official estimate for the number of cats […]

We’re honoring lawmakers for their efforts to save sharks and end the shark fin trade

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson At a time when bipartisanship can be unpredictable in politics, it’s particularly gratifying to recognize four lawmakers who have joined together to advance one of the most urgent animal protection measures in the Congress, the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act. This week, we’re honoring Senate bill leads Sen. Cory […]

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