Indiscriminate snaring is prevalent throughout much of its range and is likely to pose a major threat. It is valued for its skin, meat and bones, but infrequently observed in the illegal Asian wildlife trade.
A ban on traveling circuses in Scotland could pave the way for similar bans elsewhere in the United Kingdom. Currently, two circuses that use wild animals -- Peter Jolly's and Circus Mondao -- travel throughout the UK.
The procedure of a puppy/dog getting their ears cropped is painful, and unnecessary. All puppy/ dogs also experience the phantom pain of missing an appendage just like a human amputee does. Give the innocent a voice, stop their pain by standing up for th
Serial animal hoarder Kimi Peck was arrested for animal cruelty on May 5th 2014, in Weld County, Colorado. Her reign of terror, abuse, and fraud has been going on for over 20 years, yet after each arrest for animal-related neglect, a plea deal allows her
Three K9s in Arizona have lost their lives in the past 2 years due to their handlers' neglect. 2 officers have already have had the charges against them dismissed. Jesse Dorantes, who is employed at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye, Ari
SAO PAULO--In an open letter published on March 17, 17 high-ranking Brazilian and international scientists express their support for a nationwide ban on all cosmetic tests on animals in Brazil. Signatories include professors and other senior biomedical sci
Animal Hero Kids is an national organization that focuses on educating the public about the humane treatment of animals and also awards kids for their work advocating animals. Recently, the group of animal welfare advocates requested the Melbourne City
Was rescued in 2013 by Wildlife SOS.Mumbai's State Forest Department gave Wildlife SOS legal custody of Laxmi. For the past several months, she has been living a good life, becoming healthier and leaner. But now Laxmi's owner wants her back -- we have to
Kevin Anderson of Chicago, Illinois made this horrible discovery next to his building on October 6. He discovered 4 newborn kittens in a shoe box. The box was taped down so nothing gets out or in.Not even air.Video on the petition page!
It has emerged that at least ten tigers have been butchered in China
for the entertainment of rich businessmen and officials over the last eight years.The killings took place in Zhanjiang city in the country's Guangdong province and first began in 2006
An officer by the name of Tarek Hassani gained a lot of attention recently when he shot a man's pet dog on a routine call. Granted, the animal did get loose from its property, to no fault of the owner, and Officer Hassani shot "Hooch" the black Labrador w
Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has to consider the WA government's drumline proposal to keep on killing sharks. email Minister Hunt now and ask him to back up the EPA's recommendation and reject in entirety the WA Government's shark cull.
This is a severe problem this nation has and it's been posted for the world to see. Our pets DOES NOT NEED TO ENDURE THIS TYPE OF TREATMENT!!! a difference can be made if we take a stand and get harsher penalties in pushing for automatic 7 years in prison
Sassy Girl, 7years old, was in the family for years after being adopted from a shelter. The owner were devastated when they heard the news. SPCA is offering a $2, 500 reward for information leading to the arrest !
1 in 4 dog owners in the UK have admitted to leaving their pets unattended in cars, according to the charity Dogs Trust. Almost half think their dog will be fine if they park their car under a tree or leave a window open -- but in reality, a dog left in a
Tail docking is the removal of a dog's tail, usually painfully done between 10 and 14 weeks of age without the use of anesthetic. It is an abusive practice.Tail docking is illegal in 41 countries. Others have tight restrictions on the practice.
The island of Santorini is a tourist hotspot for people venturing to Greece. However, it is also known for its donkeys and notorious for the cruelty that these animals suffer.We must persuade the Mayor of Santorini to take action and enforce standards for
On November 7, 2014 - the community response so far has been incredible. Celebrities, international supermodels,music promoters, DJ's and world pro-surfers have jumped on board alongside animal activists and the rest of the community !!!
After decades of pressure from animal welfare groups, Denmark will soon make bestiality illegal. Denmark is one of the few European countries remaining that have not banned the lifestyle, which has led to a rise in underground animal sex trade and