We need a better system to care for the welfare of injured wildlife in Australia as the current one is too fragmented, contradictory and inconsistent.
It's not only banner-waving activists who care about animal welfare, a recent government report found the majority of people surveyed have concerns and want reform.
Examining 302 police reports in Detroit, a new study shows that animal cruelty is tightly connected to human relationships.
Vets treat largely treat injured wildlife for free, whenever they have time.
Animals have complex experiences of trauma. Treating them is very similar to dealing with humans, requiring compassion, calm and common sense.