Care2 Network – Animal Welfare News

 

Rescuers are celebrating a major milestone for Budi, a baby orangutan whose story touched people around the world after he was saved from near death in Borneo two years ago. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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While many cats continue to find themselves the victims of declawing, a new study has shed more light on the long-term consequences of the procedure. And hopefully the findings will convince more cat owners and veterinarians to stop supporting the cruel practice. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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This silly dog opted to take a dip in a mud puddle, and he couldn't be happier about that decision! [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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Even if you're not particularly a fan of talking dogs (neither am I), I strongly suggest you have a few tissues ready should you watch the pilot episode of the new ABC comedy, “Downward Dog.” Toward the end of the episode, a montage shows how the main character, a soulful-eyed, talking coonhound mix named Martin, […] [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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Conservationists have been sounding the alarm for years over concerns that the world's smallest porpoise is heading towards extinction, but things are looking even more dire with a prediction that they could disappear forever as soon as 2018. The vaquita only exists in a small area in the Gulf of California, off the coast of […] [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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Arkadiy has found a forever friend in Ariadne the kitten! [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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Imagine arriving to work and finding nearly 400 dead birds on the ground. That's precisely what happened at the American National Insurance building in Galveston, Texas, on May 4, 2017. In a single night, hundreds of migrating birds slammed into the side of the skyscraper. All but three found on the ground died. [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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It was an operation shocking in size and appalling in scope. Authorities in Val Verde, Ca., just took down what they claim to be the biggest cockfighting ring ever busted in the United States. [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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It's not unusual to hear about animals like purebred dogs and exotic birds being the victims of thieves – but honey bees? In New Zealand, organized crime syndicates are stealing and trading beehives to make money off the soaring price of honey. “It doesn't matter if it's beekeeping or meth, this is just the new […] [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
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This dachshund is quite pleased with what she sees in the mirror! [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
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Notoriously naughty, mischievous and oh-so-lovable, goats love nothing more than participating in all sorts of crazy antics. [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
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When Glen Venezio moved from New Jersey to San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 2006, he was shocked by the number of hungry cats and dogs roaming his neighborhood, and how cruelly many people treated them. So he made it his mission to take care of these animals by going out at night to feed them. […] [...]
Sun, May 21, 2017
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