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An Australian bull pictured in a Vietnamese abattoir before slaughter. Animals Australia

Protections for Australian cattle found wanting – yet again

The latest horrific footage of the appalling treatment of cattle sent for slaughter in the live export trade is a fresh indictment of Australian authorities. Animals Australia has exposed that in Vietnam…
RSPCA inspectors seized these dogs from one of the puppy farms that meet much of the pet shop industry demand. AAP/RSPCA

War of words: how cute puppies become 250,000 abandoned dogs

The pet industry meets 'demand' driven by the 'right' to own a puppy. Animal welfare advocates respond with a 'vigil' to mark the 'shameful' fate of 250,000 dogs abandoned each year.
Proposed laws requiring covert footage of animal cruelty to be handed promptly to authorities would make in-depth investigations much harder. Animals Australia

Australia’s new bill to protect animals will do anything but

Proposed laws requiring immediate reporting of animal cruelty sound like a good idea. But in practice they will make it harder to mount comprehensive investigations like the ABC's greyhound expose.

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