Premier Dalton McGuinty says Ontario is ready to strengthen animal welfare laws"Laws need to be changed in Ontario, they need to be established so the suffering of animals no longer continues," said Phil Demers, a former marine mammal trainer at the park who quit earlier this year.
Groups helping teachers pay for classroom pets that enrich students without ...Concerns from parents over disease, allergies and exposure to waste have led to bans or limits on animals in some classrooms, although service animals are allowed in most schools. The Pet Care Trust leaves it to the teachers to know their students and ...
At the Staten Island Zoo, the animals' bonding instinct resonates with human ...STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- It's easy to get caught up in this urban, technological world in which we live. Hours somehow seem to evaporate in front of a computer screen, and we're so plugged into our smart phones we neglect that part of ourselves that ...
Donkey-sex suspect in protective custody, wants animal backCounty officials have taken the animal, a 21-month-old named Doodle, to Animal Services - something the owner is not happy about.
SHC stays culling of Australian sheep, orders fresh lab testsThe importer stated that when the animals were off-loaded at Karachi Port, government authorities without permission collected samples of sheep to get them tested for scabby mouth disease.
Stray animals causing big problemsSince the contracts ended, police officers often have been dispatched to calls about dangerous animals, taking them away from other work, and many of those officers haven't been trained to handle aggressive animals. Members of the county's Animal ...
Victoria's cull plan bad for health: roos and oursOver a number of years, Voiceless and Animal Liberation bought kangaroo meat for human consumption from Coles, Woolworths and IGA supermarkets in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and had the samples tested in an independent laboratory.
PETA Claims 'Wrath Of The Titans,' 'Lone Ranger' And Other Films Placed ...According to a letter from PETA to the AHA, the animal rights group has received reports concerning animals on sets, many of which "could have been avoided with adequate oversight by the AHA.
Animal airstrikes at RDU on the riseRALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- There are reportedly a rising number of planes endangered by animals in the air and on the ground at RDU International Airport.
Ga. Dept. Debates Role of Officers in Animal ServicesSince last year, resident task forces in both communities have pushed for more money, while imploring county officials to make changes that will reduce the number of animals euthanized. The counties have pursued some recommendations, such as adding ...
Flying With Animals, Smiles All AroundAfter Jackson died four years ago, I decided I really wanted to combine my love of animals with my love of flying. I usually have the security screenings narrowed down to perfection.
Dad Defends Sending Daughter in to Gorillas' CageWhen Damian Aspinall posted to the Internet a decades-old home video of daughter Tansy, then 18 months old, playing with gorillas, he intended to shine a spotlight on the gorillas as gentle animals in need of help from humans. Instead, the video put ...
New law for safety of food of animal origin"Moreover; they cover the requirements governing production farms for various types of animals such as dairy, sheep and goats, camel milk, poultry farms for meat and eggs production, Fish farming and aquaculture in addition to bee keeping and honey ...
Cruelty accusations focus attention on breeding exportsThere are no safeguards around the export of animals to live overseas but images showing neglect to Australian sheep and cattle in the Middle East may raise this issue, and a warning that this story contains images some people may find distressing.
Calling all animal lovers! The Mega March for Animals is Sunday, October 7th ...DETROIT (WXYZ) - For the first time, walkers in the Mega March for Animals will have the choice of two locations -- Detroit's Hart Plaza and Kensington Metro Park.
Adopt-a-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week Sept 17 - 23Petfinder.com has designated this week, September 17 through 23, 2012, as "Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week", to help raise awareness of the large number of animals in the U.S. who are perceived as unadoptable. That list would include pets with black ...
LETTERS: Cat adoptions at Mansfield Animal ShelterThe Mansfield Animal Shelter has a long history of adopting dogs and cats to families not only in the Mansfield area but all over the state including residents in Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut.
Animal-human bond especially strong with frail elderly, kidsAnimals and their humans have been comforting and loving each other for ages, the bond nearly magical, said experts who use that connection to help frail or disadvantaged populations.
Revised Sept 17: Romney Ryan Record Of Animal AbuseRob Portman, touted as a possible vice presidential candidate, is a leader of the drive to bring hunters into the national parks, endangering citizens, their children, and international tourists, not to mention the animals. Paul Ryan voted no on ...
SPCA of Texas fosters hundreds of animals in the wake of Hurricane IsaacMCKINNEY - Two weeks ago, Hurricane Isaac hit the shores Louisiana, pounding the Gulf Shore with torrential rain forceful winds. The category 1 cyclone scattered floodwaters throughout Louisiana and Mississippi.