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Guangxi Zhuang, in southern China, is the home of the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. During this time, more than 10,000 dogs and cats are killed, cooked and consumed for this decades-old tradition. The meat provided for the festival spans anywhere from stray dogs to pets stolen from their families. In addition to the cruelty toward these dogs, many of the strays have diseases that are dangerous to the humans that consume the food. The festival [...]
Sun, Jun 24, 2018
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If you believe you share an emotional bond with your horse, you're probably on to something. Newly published research in the Scientific Reports journal suggests that horses can read the emotional cues of humans. Though there have been plenty of studies to help conclude that dogs can follow human emotional indicators, research on whether horses […] [...]
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
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Police dogs, military dogs and other working dogs spend most of their lives keeping us safe. Let's honor them for Take Your Dog to Work Day! [...]
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
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June is Dairy Month, and while the industry is busy trying to convince people we need to drink milk from another species, animal advocates are working to raise awareness about just how scary dairy really is. This month, In Defense of Animals (IDA) partnered with YouTuber Erin Janus to launch a Dairy is Scary campaign. […] [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
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This sweet baby, who lives at Addo Elephant National Park, is just having the best time doing a helicopter with his trunk. [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Animal advocates are applauding lawmakers in Canada for finally moving forward legislation that would ban animal testing for cosmetics in the country. [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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When Lambentations learned that the small town of Market Bosworth in Leicestershire was planning to host such a race at their Country Show on July 1, the group immediately created a Care2 petition, determined to stop this cruelty. [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Researchers with the National Park Service (NPS) have just discovered four little blue-eyed mountain lion kittens living in California's Simi Hills, who have brought hope for a population that's in serious jeopardy. Credit: National Park Service According to the NPS, all four of the kittens are female, who are just over four-weeks-old, have become officially […] [...]
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
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Sand kittens in captivity are nothing new, but this video from October 2017 is the first ever to capture these adorable, threatened cats on camera. [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
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Thanks to the efforts of researchers, the world has gotten to enjoy another glimpse of one of China's cutest and most elusive animals – the Ili pika. The Ili pika was only accidentally discovered in the early 1980s by Weidong Li, a researcher and conservation biologist at the Xinjiang Institute for Ecology and Geography. Since […] [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
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This sweet little fawn is literally scared stiff in the middle of the road, and her mama so lovingly helps her back to safety. [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
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Quebec has done an about-face -- and it's a welcome one. The city will not move forward with a breed-specific ban on dogs after all. [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
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