Los Angeles shelter system animals got Christmas treats early last week with the help of some volunteers as part of the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation third annual Hope for the Holidays shelter feeding, People magazine reported . More than 1,000 dogs and cats in the L.A. Animal Services Shelter system received the freshly cooked meal of organic rice, beef and peas, turkey and lentils, and turkey and peas from Dec. 12-17, People noted.
An organization that is fighting to stop wasting tax money on unnecessary painful animal testing has named the top 15 members of Congress that have been the best on the issue in 2017 - and eleven of them are Republicans. found that while the majority of Americans across party lines care about ending painful animal testing - right wing voters care 5% more.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the state's law was not pre-empted by the federal government's authority to regulate poultry products. Animal rights activists had pushed through the ban because they say the process of making the pate involves cruel and inhumane force-feeding of animals.
In a news release emailed Thursday, PETA spokesperson David Perle stated the group contacted Callaway County Prosecutor Christopher Wilson, alleging animal abuse at Central Missouri Meat and Sausage. "The writer of this report has altered the facts to promote their cause of turning the world vegan," Hawkins said.
First, Libre gained national attention after being rescued from a puppy mill in Lancaster County. Then, the Boston terrier became the namesake of a new wave of animal welfare protections in Pennsylvania, and even signed the bill with Gov. Tom Wolf .
Wondering who is visiting the White House? The web-based search has gone dark. Curious about climate change? Some government sites have been softened or taken down.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reposted some animal welfare records following complaints from animal rights groups and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer . The records posted Friday do not include inspection reports on other animal facilities such as horse and dog breeding centers.
The Agriculture Department has removed animal welfare inspection reports, enforcement records and other information about the treatment of animals from its website, citing privacy and other laws. Tanya Espinosa, a spokeswoman for USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, said the information was removed from the site around 11 a.m. Friday.
The Agriculture Department has removed animal welfare inspection reports, enforcement records and other information about animal breeding and research facilities from its website, citing privacy and other laws. Tanya Espinosa, a spokeswoman for USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service , says the information was removed from the site around 11 a.m. Friday.
Plenty of Arizonans concerned about animal welfare might be willing to spend a bit extra this Thanksgiving for turkeys raised in humane conditions, but they won't necessarily get what they pay for. Turkey labels: Consumers often pay extra for nothing Plenty of Arizonans concerned about animal welfare might be willing to spend a bit extra this Thanksgiving for turkeys raised in humane conditions, but they won't necessarily get what they pay for.
An animal rights watchdog group says it has filed a new complaint against the University of Illinois with the USDA in connection with the deaths of 22 animals. The group Stop Animal Exploitation Now!, which monitors research facilities across the country for violations, said it began looking at the UI more closely after a USDA inspection report last August concerning cattle deaths.
Animal-rights advocates - including a Toronto Liberal MP - say a Supreme Court ruling that upheld the bestiality acquittal of a British Columbia man underscores the need for stronger laws. The high court decision Thursday narrowly defines the crime of bestiality as penetration involving a person and an animal - meaning it doesn't cover other forms of sexual activity.
Federal inspectors found sick and dead animals, inadequate sanitation, untrained employees performing euthanasia and other deficiencies at a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report on its January inspection of Holmes Chinchilla Ranch that said inspectors found dozens of animals in need of veterinary treatment for symptoms ranging from hair loss to eye abnormalities to lethargy.