Canada’s Parliamentary debate around captive whales and dolphins touched on the animals’ intellectual and social properties.
As the field of animal law continues growing, so does public awareness of the problems with inconsistent ways that Canadian law protects some animals, while leaving others behind.
Breaking down the numbers on animal neglect.
Examining 302 police reports in Detroit, a new study shows that animal cruelty is tightly connected to human relationships.
The results of a new animal cruelty study are clear. People view fighting animal cruelty as a public responsibility and want crimes against animals to be taken more seriously.
A new study examines how to best enforce and prevent animal abuse, including through a dedicated anti-cruelty policing unit.
In Victoria, the law handles an average of 100 cases of animal cruelty each year.
The Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council's new report reveals that most cases of animal cruelty handled by the law are in fact animal neglect.
Animal cruelty investigators are doing unappreciated work for low pay and without union benefits or protections.
Animal cruelty investigators do challenging and unappreciated work for very low pay, and normally without union benefits or protections.
Boxing Day Hunt, 2016.
Fox hunting has been banned in the UK since 2004 – so why is it still happening?
The law is ambivalent when it comes to trespassing, and photographing or filming the property owners.
Aussie Farms' have map showing locations where farms or producers treat animal cruelly has caused outrage with many claiming it is illegal. So, what does the law actually say about this?
The cruel link between economics and animal welfare.
Sheep aboard the ship Bader III, which transports livestock to the Middle East.
Supplied by Animals Australia
A strong stand by the Israeli government on Australian sheep exports is significant given the trade's current problems.
As the Coalition announces tougher penalties. Labor has promised to phase out the trade.
The government is resisting pressure to phase out the trade, ahead of a review expected to recommend more stringent regulations.
Sara Netanyahu asked Lucy Turnbull to help and remedy the live export situation.
On Friday the Agriculture department announced it had suspended the supply of sheep to a Qatar abattoir after seeing footage provided by Animals Australia.
A gambling commodity.
It's a breed of dog which deserves a better place in society.
Volunteers are leading the investigation into a vicious UK animal killer.
Free-range egg producers trade heavily on their implied ethical and nutritional value. But what are you really getting?
After Snowdale Holdings was penalised A$1 million for lying about their eggs being free-range, here are some tips on getting what you pay for in the supermarket.
Two animal rights experts see little reason to cheer that a circus is closing, as long as humans keep eating meat and dairy products.
While hugely popular for a time, the advent of the three ring circus invited animal cruelty complaints and led to the demise of more skilled circus artistry.
Yolanda Güse protesting outside a McDonald’s branch in Cape Town.
It doesn't happen often that a multinational will blink when taken on by an individual. But a passionate campaigner's successful crusade has shown how it can be done.
An Australian bull pictured in a Vietnamese abattoir before slaughter.
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…
Thespians of old playing the Globe Theatre would have walked past the Bankside bear-baiting ring on their way in.
Stronger laws make for happy dogs.
People who expose wrongdoing – whether it's cruelty against animals or corporate misconduct – deserve better protection and even financial incentives to do the right thing, as the US has shown.