A growing number of animal advocates want Americans to do more to aid animals raised in farms for food, rather than supporting groups that help cats, dogs and other human companions.
Animal welfare depends on quality of territory not quantity.
The US Department of Agriculture kills thousands of predators yearly, mainly for attacking livestock. A conservation biologist explains why this policy is ineffective and ecologically harmful.
Ethical codes on animal experimentation lay down strict rules about the treatment of lab animals. Animals headed to the slaughter house are not so lucky.
Pet food is a multi-billion-dollar industry that consumes huge amounts of animal protein. A veterinary nutrition specialist explains how to feed dogs and cats healthily and sustainably.
If zoo data was 'open access' we could identify the worst before too many animals die.
We might be able to grow artificial meat but are people really prepared to eat such produce over meat from farmed animals?
The concept of creating human-animal hybrids can be eerie, but that's only because of the way our minds tend to categorise things.
Two animal rights experts see little reason to cheer that a circus is closing, as long as humans keep eating meat and dairy products.
Sausages, hamburger patties, lamb chops and T-bone steak. There is nothing like the traditional barbecue on Australia Day.
With circuses on the wane, are our attitudes towards animals improving?
Dogs – and their owners – love 'walkies'. But who's walking who?
Despite strict rules on the use of the whip in Australian horse racing, some riders still breach them.
As the weather heats up, Australian households won’t just be cranking up the air conditioning for themselves. Some households will also be turning it on for their dogs or cats.
The rise in size of your festive bird hides a chemical concern.
Dog thefts have risen by a third – don't be a victim.
Free range, sow stall free - you'll find a number of different types of ham on the market this Christmas. But what do they mean?
Harness Racing Australia has announced it will ban the use of the whip. The decision is a world first for any horse sporting body, so what about the rest of the horse racing industry?
Voters in Massachusetts passed a ballot measure that assumed so. But a philosopher of animal welfare suggests the ethical issues involved are trickier than a yes/no vote would suggest.
A new SBS doco will spark more questions about if and how we should eat meat.