Animal Welfare

Bourke Shire Council Rescue Dog Shooting Legal: RSPCA

Animal Justice Party MLC Emma Hurst said the incident demonstrated the law needed to change to prevent similar incidents from happening in pounds and shelters. “The Animal Justice Party is calling for reforms that will legally force books to contact and work with rescue groups to relocate animals. If a rescue group is prepared to take in animals, it should ...

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Leading Chicken Farmer Charged with ‘Horrific’ Animal Cruelty Following Secret Investigation

Reading time: 2 minutes This article contains descriptions of animal abuse that might disturb readers. A secret investigation has revealed “horrific” animal cruelty at a cage-free chicken hatchery in North Carolina. Animal Cruelty at Case Farms The Case Farms poultry farming and processing group, and one of the largest chicken producers in the United States, operates the facility. The facility ...

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Cedar Rapids Police Department sees increase in animal abuse investigations

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – The Cedar Rapids Police Department sees an increase in animal abuse investigations, with numbers from January 1, 2021 to July 2021 more than doubling throughout 2020. At a City Public Safety and Youth Services Council meeting this week, Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wayne Jerman reported that the department was involved in 11 animal abuse cases ...

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Gloria Fortin obituary (2021) – Rock Island, Illinois

Gloria D. Fortin October 27, 1936 – September 19, 2021 MOLINE-The family of Gloria D. Fortin would like to express that Gloria made her trip home to be with those loved ones who came before her and her Savior. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 24 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral and Crematorium, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. ...

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Hollywood actor Justin Theroux backs Texas animal shelter with cheers from ex Jennifer Aniston

Hollywood actor and dog father Justin Theroux lends his support to Austin Pets Alive! with the help of her beloved puppy Kuma. The actor posted a series of photos of his pitbull mix Kuma on Instagram over the weekend and let his dapper dog do the talking. She told her million Instagram followers to head over to her page and ...

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Social Welfare Council condemns local organizations for breaking animal birth control rules | Nagpur News

Nagpur: Finally acting against the increase in the stray dog ​​population in the city, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has called on local authorities to take urgent action in this matter. The board took action following a complaint from local activist Ankita Shah, in which she pointed out that the 2001 rules on birth control of animals (dogs) ...

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Whistleblower reveals ‘heartbreaking’ animal cruelty on New Zealand egg farm

Reading time: 2 minutes An egg industry whistleblower has spoken out against cruelty to animals at a chicken farm in Whangarei, Aotearoa (New Zealand). Caged hens A 60-year-old poultry company called Northern Eggs operates the facility, which uses battery cages and colony cages. Battery cages are widely used in the egg industry, but have come under criticism due to animal ...

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Isle of Wight farmer launches revolutionary service to improve animal welfare

Tim rodgers Isle of Wight farmer is launching a revolutionary service that will not only save the agricultural industry millions of pounds a year, but will also improve animal welfare. Scroll down for a video … Cattle lookout aims to ensure the safety of livestock and was developed by Tim Rogers who drew on his own first-hand experience. Tim, of ...

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Riverhead plans to ban the sale of commercially farmed dogs and cats

City of Riverhead officials are considering passing a law banning the sale of commercially-bred dogs and cats in pet stores and banning “puppy mills.” City council was due to vote on the legislation on September 21, supervisor Yvette Aguiar told Newsday. However, the published agenda for the meeting did not have the legislation entered for a vote. Aguiar said on ...

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Cattle can be trained to use the bathroom

A small scientific study suggests that cattle can be trained to leave their waste in special areas. The aim of the research was to reduce the adverse effects of livestock on the environment. In a recent study, scientists trained 11 out of 16 young cattle to use the “MooLoo” – a kind of bathroom for cattle. The researchers used a ...

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