A new animal welfare organisation has launched in Liverpool and you can get involved

A team of professionals have launched a new non-profit animal welfare organisation in the city with a clear vision to ensure that all animals are treated with respect, empathy and compassion.   Tails Animal Welfare is the brainchild of friends and co-founders, school teachers Joanne Hughes and Julie Kiziltan, recruitment consultant Lesley Finnih and HR business […]

Tamil Nadu Animal Welfare Board plans to train 500 veterinarians to help with animal birth control programme

The Tamil Nadu Animal Welfare Board (TNAWB) has planned to train nearly 500 veterinarians to carry out Animal Birth Control (ABC) programmes across the State, especially in municipalities and town panchayats that do not have qualified vets.  In a sensitisation workshop on the ABC programme for officials from municipalities, corporations, and town panchayats, the TNAWB […]

EATS Act could devour animal welfare laws and must be stopped

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Americans are taking a stand against one of the gravest assaults on animal welfare, unfolding right now in the U.S. Congress, where a radical faction of the pork industry is pushing to include the Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act (H.R. 4417/S. 2019) in the Farm Bill. We’re not […]

Baby squirrel ‘adopted’ by hen rescued by animal welfare charity

A baby squirrel which was “adopted” by a hen is being cared for at a wildlife rescue centre. Animal welfare charity the Scottish SPCA was called in to help after the squirrel kit spent several days last week sleeping under a chicken at a farm in Tayport in Fife. It is thought the little animal […]

Eighth annual Pat Sanford Animal Welfare Award applications open

Orange County Animal Services has opened applications for the eighth annual Pat Sanford Animal Welfare Award until Oct. 8. The grant — sponsored by the Friends of the Orange County Animal Shelter — awards up to $500 to an organization that wants to start or continue to grow a program supporting the welfare of companion […]

Animal welfare | The Express Tribune

In another unfortunate incident at Karachi Zoological Gardens, Raju, the chimpanzee, died of a heart attack In another unfortunate episode, Raju, the chimpanzee, died of a heart attack at Karachi Zoological Gardens. The zoo administration claimed that the chimpanzee died of a sudden heart attack and had shown no prior signs of heart-related illness. One […]

Why ballot measures matter for animal welfare

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, Ohioans showed up at the polls to defend a core tenet of democracy that is vitally important to the animal protection movement: the ballot measure. On Issue 1—the proposal to raise the threshold for amending the Constitution of the State of Ohio from 50% to a 60% […]

Heatwaves and animal welfare: The ethics of livestock farming on a warming planet

Heat stress hits livestock too: How can we adapt our food systems for better animal welfare? Europe recently sweltered through its hottest July on record. The human impacts on work, tourism and health were clear to see. But behind closed doors, animals kept as livestock also suffered from severe heat stress. New data obtained by […]

Letter: Heat shows need for county to revise animal welfare code

From: Nancy Ray Columbus As I write on July 27, 2023, it’s a perfect day to demonstrate one of the nonsensical differences between the City of Columbus Animal Ordinance and the Bartholomew County Animal Ordinance. The temperature is 95 degrees with a real-feel temperature of 108 and a real feel shade temp of 103. There […]

Mug-Z-Moo to the rescue — animal welfare group’s ongoing struggle for funding

Jul. 22—An estimated 517, 979 West Virginia households (around 70 %) report having a pet, according to 2023 statistics gathered by The Federation of Humane Organizations of West Virginia (FOHO), a statewide organization advocating for improving animal welfare throughout the mountain state. The group estimates approximately 1, 073, 993 dogs and cats living in West […]

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