Animal Welfare

Stress in the larval stage can make farmed fish more resilient later in life

There are many methods that are used to ensure that farmed salmon thrive, stay healthy, and grow quickly. Nofima scientist Erik Burgerhout is working on programming the fish to become robust. Nofima’s research will harness epigenetics to make fish more resilient. The Programming Fish for Robustness (Progress) research project exposes fish to stressors such as low temperatures and low oxygen ...

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Animal rights activist Wayne Hsiung faces years in prison

Wayne Hsiung poses for a photo while feeding goats. Photo: Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media In recent years, especially since the 2020 black liberation uprisings, the government has devoted considerable time and resources to the persecution of anti-racist and anti-fascist activists. The state has disproportionately targeted the far left while leaving the far right alone. All the while, with ...

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Six sent to trial for Ashton Dog Pound investigation TheJournal.ie

SIX PEOPLE, INCLUDING a veterinarian and the owner of Ashton pound in Dublin, have been sent for trial on charges of animal cruelty offenses. The River Road shelter, Castleknock, had operated a dog-sitting service for the greater Dublin area. However, an animal welfare investigation began last year into the treatment and deaths of dogs. A veterinarian, the owner of the ...

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awbi: Following PETA India Appeal, Animal Welfare Board Issues Notice to Replace Animals in Movies and Other Shows with Modern Technology | Hindi movie news

Following a call from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India regarding cruelty to animals in movies, TV shows, commercials and digital content – and after the group filed a complaint regarding the recent death of a horse on the set of Ponniyin Selvan – the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) issued a notice, asking all film ...

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DCF Proactive Grants Support PAWS

The grant will support the organization’s work with unwanted and abandoned animals. Dearborn Community Foundation board member Ramzi Nuseibeh, right, presents a $ 1,000 grant check to PAWS from Kelly Hedger, staff accountant of Dearborn Count. Photo provided. (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. recently awarded a proactive grant of $ 1,000 to the People for Animal ...

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From the meadow to the plate: could cultured grass-based meat replace animals?

Featured Articles From the meadow to the plate: could cultured grass-based meat replace animals? 22 November 2021 An affordable laboratory system that uses blades of grass to turn cells into cultured meat has been developed at the University of Bath. Aligned myotubes (columnar cells found in muscle fiber) growing on grass Researchers at the University of Bath managed to collect ...

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The guinea pig could barely walk because of its long fingernails and a necrotic hole in the belly

Some people shouldn’t have the privilege of owning a pet. The Animal Welfare Society often calls them pet bullies who seem completely unaffected by an animal’s pain and suffering. This article contains graphic images. “In our opinion, they are the ones who belong behind bars, not their vulnerable pets who are grinding their teeth and hiding from these bad guys. ...

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Animal Welfare League’s Nowra / Jervis Bay branch needs foster families | Milton Ulladulla Times

news, local news, The Nowra / Jervis Bay branch of the Animal Welfare League is in urgent need of temporary foster homes for cats, kittens, dogs and puppies. The group says residents can make a difference in an animal’s life by accepting foster care. As a host family, you:. Save the life of a cat or a dog. Help a ...

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Town, Austin Pets Alive! Get back on the No-Kill path: the resolution moves APA !, the city gets closer to a compromise on shelters – News

APA! City lake animal center (Photo by John Anderson) that of the city Austin Animal Center and the association Austin animals alive! may be able to mend their frayed relationship after all, as city council told staff last week to reconcile with AAC’s most important No-Kill partner. The resolution, presented by the Council member leslie pool and adopted by a ...

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Animal welfare concerns are high at Wyndham

By Alesha Capone RSPCA Victoria has received 348 reports of animal welfare issues in Wyndham in 12 months. This placed Wyndham fourth in the state for the number of reports received by municipality by the charity, for the 2020/21 fiscal year. Greater Geelong ranked first on the list with 640 reports, followed by Casey (577 reports) and Hume (386 reports). ...

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