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Berlin Zoo Under Fire - Polar Bear Celebrity Knut Said to Be Suffering
Animals  (tags: berlin zoo, limited space, animnals imprisoned, knut, suffering, animal deaths, depression, loneliness, isolation )

- 3156 days ago -
Berlin Zoo is cramming too many animals into limited space and isn't providing enough room for celebrity polar bear Knut, a Berlin politician has said. She attributes the recent deaths of an elephant and an ostrich to the shortage of space.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Dogs, Support SB1435 ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !!
Animals  (tags: chaind, tethered dogs, depression, criuelty, cruelty, dog protection legalisation, animal welfare )

- 3220 days ago -
The Pennsylvania Senate Bill 1435 is an anti-tethering proposal that supports the rights and well-being of dogs. The bill was created to protect dogs who are often chained under extreme weather conditions -- for long periods of times -- left without food
PLZ TAKE ACTION: Make Wenka's Birthday Gift the Promise of Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: wenka, elderly chimps, life imprisonment, sadness, suffering, loneliness, depression, cruelty, outrage, sanctuary )

- 3685 days ago -
Wenka is a frail 55-year-old chimpanzee, held at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta. Born on May 20, 1959, Wenka has been in a laboratory for more than five decades - an unimaginable amount of time to live in concrete and steel. She
Elephants in Zoos at Risk of Abnormal Behaviour Because of Small Groups
Animals  (tags: elephants, depression, captive animals, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, AnimalCruelty )

- 3773 days ago -
Elephants in zoos are at risk of depression, according to a new study that found captive animals are unhappy kept alone or in small groups.
Why Zoos Insist on Breeding and Keeping Captive Elephants
Animals  (tags: captivity, imprisoned, zoo elephants, loneliness, depression, zoos, money, finances, exploitation, wild animals )

- 3790 days ago -
Shocker: it's not because of concern for the species. Elephants are a crowd draw, a tool to help zoos make money. And nowhere is that made (unintentionally?) clearer than in a recent Salt Lake Tribune article titled "Elephant calf might help continue zoo
Lonely Elephant 'Could Die of Sadness'
Animals  (tags: susi, lonely elephant, zoo elephant, animal activists, loneliness, depression, sadness )

- 3790 days ago -
The only elephant in Barcelona zoo could die of sadness unless she is moved to a bigger enclosure with other elephants, animal rights campaigners have warned. Susi, a 36-year-old African elephant cow who was born in the wild on the African savannah, has
Dogs - The Injustice of Being Prisonsers for Life
Animals  (tags: chained dogs, prisoners of life, isolation, loneliness, depression, cruelty, suffering )

- 4092 days ago -
Often I've written about chained dogs and the sad, lonely lives of neglect they face. Their 24/7/365 isolation often coupled with lack of shelter, food and water because they have been forgotten. Most recently I did Another Argument Against Chained Dogs.
A True Bestfriend
Animals  (tags: dogs, dog, companionanimals, pets, health, depression )

- 4295 days ago -
This article talks about the benefits of having pet dogs to relieve depression, stress and anxiety.

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