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Cracking down on substandard commercial dog breeders (USA)

Just about everyone loves puppies. But around the country, there's heated disagreement about where, and from whom, people can get one. While the large national pet store chains don't sell...more >>

The role of animal welfare in business (Glassons, New Zealand)

Clothing retailer Glassons is copping criticism for the second time in as many weeks, this time for an advertisement animal rights activists say promotes animal cruelty. Glassons latest...more >>

Chinese mutilating camels

Two chinese men claimed that the camel was a wild camel that they had rescued after it had been run over by a train. They denied mutilating it, saying they had taken it upon themselves to care for it...more >>

30 years alone and then ...

A 41-year-old elephant has been introduced to its another of its kind for the first time in over three decades. How did the introduction go?   Video footage of the meeting is available at...more >>

Owners of aggressive dogs to face fines (UK)

Allowing pets to snarl at strangers, threaten postal staff or terrify cats all punishable under laws coming into force in the UK.   Dog owners who allow their pets to snarl at strangers,...more >>

What do you think about religious slaughter of animals?

Religious slaughter of animals is the ritual killing of an animal as part of a religion. It is practised by many religions as a means of appeasing a god or gods. In Nepal, every five years...more >>

European commission must not shy away from environmental policies

How we produce and consume food is an often a controversial subject. It is a highly profitable industry, second only to the metals sector in the EU, but also one of the major contributors to...more >>

Enhancing Animal Welfare Through the Constructive Use of the Animal Welfare Ac

What can we do TODAY to improve the well being of animals? People are passionate about animals, and this is reflected in the diverse opinions surrounding animal issues. Underlying all the spirited...more >>

Court orders $300,000 penalty after finding 'free range' egg claims to be misleading (Australia)

The Federal Court in New South Wales (Australia) has declared that Pirovic Enterprises Pty Ltd (Pirovic) engaged in misleading conduct and made misleading representations in its labelling and...more >>
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