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Wild Animals Should Not Be Service Animals
Animals  (tags: wild animals, freedom, service animals, debate, cruelty, federal courrts, hearings, disasters )

- 3455 days ago -
There is a debate over whether just any animal and particularly wild animals can or should be service animals. In just the last month two federal courts, one in Arizona and one in Missouri, found nonhuman primates in those particular situations could not
WSPA Deploys Emergency Teams to Asia Pacific Disasters
Animals  (tags: animals, disasters, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 3474 days ago -
In the wake of devastating natural disasters in Indonesia, Samoa, and the Philippines, The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is deploying emergency disaster assessment and response teams to ascertain the crises' impact on the regions'
Animals  (tags: animals, WSPA, disasters, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 3639 days ago -
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) wants to know your views on its work to help animals impacted by disaster situations, both natural (eg. hurricanes, earthquakes) and man-made (eg. conflict).
Why Animals Matter in a Disaster
Animals  (tags: animals, disasters, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets, livestock )

- 3659 days ago -
WSPA protects the welfare of animals in disaster situations because we believe they can suffer and feel pain. Our work benefits the human victims of disasters by saving fragile rural livelihoods and loved companions.
Disaster Relief
Animals  (tags: animals, disasters, WSPA, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, pets )

- 3668 days ago -
Every year natural disasters or war wreak havoc on millions of people and their environment. The human tragedy of these incidents is well documented. Less well known is the plight of animals; all too often, they are the forgotten victims.
Red Cross Partners With Veterinarians to Save Pets
Animals  (tags: animals, disasters, Red Cross, saving pets, alliance, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, pets )

- 3680 days ago -
The next time the Red Cross rushes to the scene of a natural disaster, they will be helping both humans and animals cope with the situation. The aid to our furry friends comes from a new alliance between the American Red Cross and two national veterinary
Don't Forget About the Animals During a Disaster
Animals  (tags: animals, disasters, pets, protection, response teams, AnimalWelfare )

- 3693 days ago -
People from as far away as Virginia gathered at the Woodside building at the Taylor Community in Laconia for the first part of a three-day conference on developing disaster animal response teams.
Wildlife, Orcas Are Getting Attention From Oil-Spill Experts
Animals  (tags: oil spills, disasters, wildlife, orcas, planning, survival )

- 4039 days ago -
When it comes to preventing a major oil spill, state and federal officials are faced with a bit of a paradox. If there have been no oil spills for awhile, then it looks like the planning must be good enough, no matter who might argue otherwise. If
Fears for Welfare of Animals in Mexican Floods
Animals  (tags: mexican floods, disasters, help needed, welfare of animals )

- 4187 days ago -
Concerns have been raised about animals caught up in Mexico's flood disaster. Roger Gale, MP for North Thanet - and president of the Conservative Animal Welfare group - is calling for immediate action to be taken. The patron of the Kent-based
Still There, Still at Work: Two Years After Katrina
Animals  (tags: katrina, animals rescued, legislation, animal protection, animal welfare, disasters )

- 4257 days ago -
Arguably the most significant achievement of the post-Katrina landscape is the passage of legislation to prevent forced mass abandonment of pets in future disasters. In Katrina's aftermath, tens of thousands of companion animals were left to fend for the

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