Animal Welfare

They identify 7 traits that define the character of cats

Cats are our most common pets, and just like humans, they have their own personalities and habits. However, “compared to dogs, less is known about the behavior and personality of cats, and there is a demand to identify associated problems and risk factors,” says researcher Salla Mikkola, from the University of Helsinki. , in Finland. To learn how to anticipate ...

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What is behind Twiggy Forrest’s No Pain No Fear beef slaughter process?

Australian entrepreneur from the WEST Twiggy Forest recently fired a salute at eastern state red meat processor JBS – and indeed the meat processing industry in general – over their performance and animal welfare standards before slaughter. In full-page newspaper ads in metropolitan dailies across Australia last month, Mr. Forrest issued what he called a “public challenge” to JBS clients ...

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NICHOLAS HUMPHREY explains why new animal welfare bill risks dragging us into unnecessary legal minefield

In 1876, Queen Victoria gave Royal Assent to the Cruelty to Animals Act, restricting the use of animals for scientific experimentation. When the Act was first drafted, it was meant to apply only to mammals. But legal advisers, aware of the Queen’s prudishness, thought she might take offense at the word “mammals”, which comes from the udders or breasts. So, ...

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Major turkey supplier to the US was scrapped over welfare exposure

Images of workers kicking, stomping and beating turkeys on farms supplying Plainville Farms prompted the large US supermarket Whole Foods to suspend all purchases from the company and remove the products from its stores. Investigation by animal welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) showed workers filmed pretending to masturbate with a dying female bird, throwing birds ...

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Texas SPCA relocates Mississippi homeless cats displaced by Hurricane Ida – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas SPCA is helping save animal lives before what is expected to be devastating Hurricane Ida. The animal welfare organization transferred 32 ownerless cats from the Humane Society of South Mississippi in anticipation of the impending arrival of Hurricane Ida on Saturday, August 28. READ MORE: “It was happening to us directly”: some Louisianans are heading ...

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Separation Anxiety In Dogs CNN underlined

CNN – With offices in some areas resuming business as usual, our days working on the couch with our pets at our feet can be numbered. But while you might be willing to swap elastic waist pants for real clothes and Zoom for a boardroom, your pet probably has a different opinion. Big changes in routine can upset even the ...

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Twiggy Forrest builds bridges with beef industry on animal welfare | North Queensland Registry

HIGH PROFILE mining and farming mogul Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has broken big bridges in one of his main investment sectors, Australian beef, by doubling down on his attacks on good standards -be animal. After running full-page ads in metropolitan newspapers across the country in which he issued a public challenge to rival beef exporter JBS to “do better” in preventing ...

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Rescue dogs ready for adoption slaughtered by council over Covid restrictions

Rescue dogs ready for adoption have been slaughtered by a heartless council “due to Covid restrictions”. The mutts – including one who had just given birth – were killed to prevent people from traveling to retrieve them and catch the virus. 2 “Several” rescue dogs at a shelter in New South Wales, Australia, have been shot by councilCredit: Alamy 2 ...

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Government aims to tackle puppy smuggling and improve dog welfare – Forbes Advisor UK

The government has launched an eight-week consultation on proposals to reduce puppy trafficking and ban the importation of dogs with cropped ears and cropped tails. Demand for pets in the UK has skyrocketed since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with people seeking the companionship and comfort of animals, especially dogs. This has led to criminals getting involved in the ...

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Taranaki farmer released without conviction after mistreating animals, fined $ 4,500

ANDY JACKSON / STUFF The farmer, whose name has been permanently deleted, appeared before Judge Gregory Hikaka in New Plymouth District Court on Monday. A farmer in Taranaki has avoided conviction after pleading guilty to animal abuse. The farmer, whose name has been permanently deleted, appeared in New Plymouth District Court this week before Judge Gregory Hikaka. He had previously ...

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