Care2 Network – Animal Welfare News

 

Yes, it's happening again. The cruelty at poultry farms never seems to end. Yet another undercover investigation has revealed heartbreaking abuse by workers at a supplier for Tyson Foods. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
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When you think about an appropriate Christmas gift for a three-year-old child, the first thing that comes to mind is something like a safe toy, right? A puppy or kitten -- terrible idea. A monkey? Even worse. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
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Jasper the Siberian husky welcomes the season's first snow! [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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You've probably heard some of the selfie horror stories: A stranded baby dolphin killed by beachgoers holding it up for photo opportunities. Men in Florida kidnapping endangered deer for the same purpose. A Colorado recreational area having to close in order to protect bears from aggressive selfie-taking tourists. Within just the past three years, selfies taken […] [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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New research adds to the growing recognition that animals beyond humans and primates show abstract intelligence. [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
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If you're thinking about gifting your dog with some bone treats for the holidays, think again. Treats made with real bones can be just as dangerous for your dog as brittle animal bones, according to a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “Giving your dog a bone treat might lead to […] [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
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Back in 2005, scientists at Seoul National University (SNU) made international headlines when they introduced Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog. Using over 1,000 genetically identical cloned embryos created from the ear tissue of another male Afghan hound named Tai, the scientists were able to successfully implant three of those embryos. Snuppy – his name […] [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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The Michigan Humane Society helped this two-day-old puppy find the mom he needed! [...]
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
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This article was originally published in November, 2015. A video of cats being absolutely terrified of cucumbers went viral recently bringing an unknown vegetable and feline rivalry to light. The video is a compilation of home videos of people ‘pranking' their cats. While the pet has their back turned, mostly while they're eating and facing their […] [...]
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
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This yellow lab doesn't understand why his snowball disappeared! [...]
Wed, Dec 06, 2017
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This yellow lab doesn't understand why his snowball disappeared! [...]
Wed, Dec 06, 2017
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“Visit Pig Beach and get a selfie with the #swimmingpigs—they're even cuter in person!” says the official website for this tourist attraction on the Bahamas' Big Major Cay. Although Pig Beach may sound like a tropical paradise for the feral pigs that are free to wander and take ocean swims with tourists, in reality, it's […] [...]
Wed, Dec 06, 2017
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