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Breaking News! Proposed Nationwide Delisting of Wolves in the Lower 48 Has Been Delayed Indefinitely!!!
Animals  (tags: GOOD NEWS!, Wolves! YAY!, wildlife, GoodNews, environment, conservation, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection )

- 1252 days ago -
Federal wildlife officials are postponing a much-anticipated decision on whether to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states . In a court filing Monday, government attorneys say "a recent unexpected delay" is indefinitely holding up
Animals  (tags: BORKO, Maria Daines, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, dogs, cruelty, ethics, humans, law, pets, protection, rescued, SONG FOR BORKO, GOOD NEWS! )

- 1270 days ago -
The wonderful Maria Daines has just written the song, entitled "SOS", for Bulgarian dog BORKO. Thank you Maria, you are the real star!!!!
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Russian Olympic City Cancels Tender to Cull Strays!
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, Russia, Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, dogs, cats, pets, cruelty, ethics, humans, killing, law, protection, society, GOOD NEWS! )

- 1271 days ago -
RUSSIAN NEWS AGENCY Ria Novosti claims Sochi has dropped plans to exterminate all its strays ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Fingers crossed this is true, but let's keep up the pressure to show them the world is watching.
FANTASTIC NEWS!!! England: Finally, The Government Bows To Public Pressure and Introduces A Ban On Wild Animals Used In Circuse
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, AnimalWelfare, England, Europe, Circuses, Ban, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, environment, ethics, humans, law, protection, suffering, tigers, wildanimals, GOOD NEWS! )

- 1287 days ago -
Circuses in England will be prohibited from using wild animals in their shows from the beginning of December 2015, the government has announced.
The Top 10 Unique Ways Israelis Love Their Dogs
Animals  (tags: GOOD NEWS!, Pet Dogs, Unique ways show dog love, Israel )

- 1356 days ago -
Israelis love their dogs. Nearly 400,000 pet dogs are listed on the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture's National Dog Registry, and Tel Aviv has the largest number of registered dog owners in the country. But Israelis aren't content just to feed and shelter
GREAT NEWS! Serbia and Germany: Saving the Last Dancing Bears of Serbia
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Dancing Bears of Serbia, Vier Pfoten, GOOD NEWS! )

- 1793 days ago -
After lengthy negotiations VIER PFOTEN has rescued the last three dancing bears of Serbia! These bears led a miserable life of abuse and confinement. Thanks to the organization's persistence, joy and comfort is finally within their reach. Let's celebrate!
Hermiston's "Highway Dog" Rescued
Animals  (tags: dog, stray, living along highway, evading capture for years, pregnant, 8 puppies, finally rescued, good news! )

- 2447 days ago -
Bella evaded capture for several years as she wandered near Highway 395. Many people tried to catch the canine over the years, getting oh-so-close only to watch the black lab-cross dash away. A year ago, during one capture attempt, Bella raced onto....
Dog Walkers Help Homeless Pooches Find Owners
Animals  (tags: dogs, animal shelter, volunteers, dog walkers, finding homes for dogs, good news! )

- 2748 days ago -
They've become a common sight in Ellensburg, Washington: Volunteers walking dogs adorned in neon green vests proclaiming "shelter dog needs home." The Ellensburg Animal Shelter's euthanasia rate was 70% in 2005 and is now down to 2%.
Animals  (tags: GOOD NEWS! )

- 3099 days ago -
New York has become the first state in the nation to ban the electrocution of animals in a particularly grusome way to harvest their fur. National animal advocates on Wednesday said they hope it will force similar measures in other states.
Good News: More Companies Discontinuing Farm Animal Confinement
Animals  (tags: animals, animal welfare, suffering, good news! )

Lori Ann
- 3119 days ago -
More companies around the world are adjusting their farm-animal confinement policies and requesting clarification of consumer labels to reflect these changes.
High Speed Robots to Replace Animal Testing of Toxic Chemicals
Animals  (tags: lab animals, testing, robots, Good News!, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 3174 days ago -
Fewer laboratory animals will be used to test the safety of chemicals such as pesticides and household cleaners under a new agreement announced jointly today by the National Institutes of Health, NIH, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA.
Abandoned Dog Recovering in New Home
Animals  (tags: dog, abandoned, recovering, adopted into new home, doing well, good news! )

- 3224 days ago -
The Jack Russell terrier was found abandoned just over 2 weeks ago. Maggie suffered from seizures, liver problems and neglect. Her new owner, Delene Johnson says, "She's eating like a horse and seems really healthy." Maggie's not had a seizure since...
Animal Lover Offers Home to Pup Rescued From Pond
Animals  (tags: puppy, rescued, drowning, man arrested, new home for puppy, good news! )

- 3310 days ago -
Saved from drowning in a muddy retention pond, a puppy now has a new name - Destiny - a new pink collar and a new owner. The puppy had been left in the pond by a truck driver who was later arrested on charges of cruelty to animals and disorderly conduct.
Mickey the Miracle Dog Finds a Home
Animals  (tags: dog, abused, neglected, recovered, adopted, new home, Good News! )

- 3310 days ago -
Feisty, friendly and full of love, it's hard to believe that Mickey the Miracle Dog once suffered from abuse and severe neglect. Barbara Yeaton adopted the terrier mix and says he has come a long way.
Cat Blasted Out Of Tree With Fire Hose
Animals  (tags: cat, rescued from tree, "blasted" to safety, unusual rescue, GOOD NEWS! )

- 3325 days ago -
A cat stuck in a tree for a week has been blasted to safety with a high-pressure fire hose. Volunteers with an outstretched sheet made the save as the cat - soaked and hungry but unharmed - was hosed out of the tree by firefighters Sunday night.

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