Saturday, October 20, 2012

Animal welfare

  • Animal welfare group pushes for dolphins' release

    A replica of a dolphin is displayed at a campaign event by Singapore animal welfare group ACRES. A Singapore casino resort's acquisition of dolphins from the Solomon Islands for its marine park contributed to the depletion of the species there, the ...

  • Animal shelter aces inspection

    DOBSON - The Surry County Animal Shelter has passed its most recent inspection, receiving "acceptable" ratings across the board.

  • Build a consensus for animal welfare

    Support by that group - viewed by many in the agriculture industry as an animal rights group opposed to agriculture and hunting - was a red flag to the state's farm and ranch groups, generating serious opposition to the measure.

  • Hadleigh: Farmer spared jailed after admitting animal welfare charges

    A SUFFOLK farmer has been given a suspended prison sentence and is banned indefinitely from keeping livestock after admitting a raft of animal welfare charges. Comments; Email; Print; Got a story? To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter ...

  • Animal Attraction: Groups Petition USDA to Prohibit Public Contact with ...

    For fees ranging from $10 to $500, members of the public can pet, feed, train, pose with, play with and even swim with wild and exotic animals. To facilitate public handling, the animals are pulled from the nurturing care of their protective mothers ...

  • CORPORATE MILESTONES: Scituate Animal Shelter marks 20 years of ...

    The shelter will continue to build efforts to advance animal welfare and reduce pet homelessness. Expanding programs and services into surrounding communities on the South Shore would make an immediate impact.

  • Savannah Chatham Animal Control Shelter cited for violating state rules

    "Animals held for adoption take cage space and inhibit the functioning of the animal control shelter," Douglas wrote in an affidavit she submitted to the county.

  • Controversies in animal welfare

    At the 2012 AMI Animal Care & Handling Conference this week in Kansas City, Mo., veterinary experts discussed the interface between animal welfare and consumers. Gail Golab, PhD, DVM, Dipl. ACAW, director of Animal Welfare for the American Veterinary ...

  • Star elephant courts controversy

    British pop star Morrissey, 2003 Nobel laureate in literature J.M. Coetzee and famous animal welfare campaigner Jane Goodall have all written letters to the Philippine government asking for Mali to be transferred.

  • Tyson Foods launches farm-level animal welfare audit program

    Livestock care and handling are no longer conversations limited to the audience of producers. With undercover videos and campaigns that threaten animal agriculture making their way into the headlines of newspaper, television and social media, consumers ...

  • It won't be animal-welfare lobbyists that change the Grand National. It needs ...

    Channel 4 "relishes the challenge" of presenting the highly controversial Grand National now it has acquired the rights from the BBC.

  • Cute Kitten Needs a Home

    The West Orange Animal Welfare League will host Adoption Day on Saturday, Oct. 20. There are many great animals that need a home.

  • Animal trouble haunts Darshan's next film

    For a filmmaker in India today, it seems an easier task to procure a certificate from the Censor Board as opposed to securing one from the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI). The latest film that's got bogged down by the proceedings of the board is ...

  • See Detroit Zoo animals do some Halloween...

    ROYAL OAK - Detroit Zoo animals will have a smashing good time on Wednesday when they receive pumpkins filled with tasty treats to eat, play with, roll around in, tear apart and smash.

  • USDA Complaint Is PETA's Latest Salvo in War Against Ringling Bros.

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the militant animal rights group best known as PETA, has been trying for more than a decade to put the circus out of business.

  • Animal Welfare Column: What does Ealing Council do with strays?

    Animal Welfare Column: What does Ealing Council do with strays? Oct 19 2012 By Marion Garnett. READERS will know that in July I found a stray dog which I handed over to Ealing Council, only to be told he had become ill and had been put to sleep 11 days ...

  • Marineland work will continue: minister

    Work to toughen animal welfare regulations in Ontario will continue despite the legislative shutdown, according to Community Safety Minister Madeleine Meilleur.

  • Chimp's death at KC Zoo sparks changes in care

    But an inspection by an animal-welfare agent discovered the primate had been starving and weighed less than 94 pounds, compared to the normal weight of about 150 pounds for an adult chimpanzee.

  • Alexandria-Arlington Animal Watch

    This case was handled by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, which operates the county animal shelter and provides animal control services to the county.

  • Monroe animal shelter needs help with housing

    The Animal Welfare Society of Monroe needs volunteers to temporarily house animals from its Stroud Township shelter in safe, comfortable homes while the shelter undergoes a makeover this week.

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