Some 60-100% of cats taken in are strays and at least 50% are kittens born in the preceding six months. Community cat programs focused on free desexing in problem areas are badly needed.
People moved by the plight of the animals in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ should channel their emotions into meaningful action for real animals.
The Supreme Court has upheld a controversial California law requiring pork sold in-state to be humanely raised, no matter where it’s produced. Pork producers say it could drive up food prices.
For animals to find the motivation to forage and mate, life must be at least slightly positive.
The recent death of a horse on the set of the Amazon series is the latest incident raising questions about how humans use horses for entertainment and sport.
Octopuses are enigmatic beings whose experiences of industrial farming are likely to be profound.
Your cat may not be as excited about a new arrival as you are. Gradual and controlled introductions will help your cat take to an unfamiliar animal.
Lockdown stopped many puppies developing the social skills they need to navigate the human world with confidence.
Cat owners need to know the right moment to step in. Here’s how to tell.
Considering veganism as bigger than your own dietary choices can free you from futile debates about what is and isn’t acceptable on the plate.
Indigenous views and ways of knowing should be applied to the way we keep, use, and kill animals, and in how we teach future generations about animal use and their care.
In one of the largest studies of its kind we looked at the evidence from over 300 published reports.
The absence of norms defining the common good and the insufficient place of scientific arguments in the democratic debate weaken the capacity of liberalism to face global threats.
Guidelines and regulations weigh the medical and health benefits of animal research with researchers’ ability to ensure humane care of their subjects from start to finish.
Ethiopia’s civet producers could benefit greatly if the industry were properly regulated and commercialised.
A first of its kind study shows greylag geese are stressed by fireworks.
A scholar of law and humanities compares bans on dogs with any pit bull genes to “one drop” laws that once classified people with even a single Black ancestor as Black.
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Pork producers are challenging a California law that animal welfare advocates call the most important measure for farm animal protection in decades.
Does whipping hurt horses and why do jockeys do it? Research shows the industry’s view that whipping is important for safety and performance is misguided.