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Perhaps you should sit down for this news. Unilever is finally beginning the shift away from the dark side. The international consumer goods mega-corporation announced on October 9, 2018 that its Dove product line has won cruelty-free accreditation from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA. [...]
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
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Hurricane Maria nearly doubled the number of strays on the island. Paws4Survival is rehoming them on the mainland. [...]
Sun, Oct 14, 2018
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Wildlife trafficking has become a major issue and it's threatening the survival of many species around the world, all while making criminals rich. While governments and conservationists continue to work towards solutions to tackle the illegal trade in wildlife and their parts, a new task force has been launched in the UK to hit traffickers […] [...]
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
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For the first time in many years, the U.S. government plans to capture nearly 1,000 federally protected wild horses in Northern California. [...]
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
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Rescuers are celebrating saving more than 200 dogs as another dog meat farm in South Korea is closed down for good. An estimated 2.5 million dogs are raised and slaughtered for their meat every year in South Korea, which is the only country that allows intensive farming of dogs for human consumption. Credit: Jean Chung/HSI While […] [...]
Thu, Oct 11, 2018
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Because they crave the human pee on the trails of Washington's Olympic National Park and hikers have complained about it, mountain goats are being relocated. [...]
Wed, Oct 10, 2018
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Orangutans are increasingly facing a host of threats to their survival, but thanks to the compassionate efforts of people working to help save them, many in need are getting the happy endings they deserve. That's the case for an orangutan named Bunga, who was saved by International Animal Rescue (IAR) back in 2009 when she […] [...]
Tue, Oct 09, 2018
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Some of these drunk birds have consumed the avian equivalent of an entire keg of beer, and experts suspect climate change is behind this growing problem. [...]
Mon, Oct 08, 2018
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While we celebrated a major victory when SeaWorld pledged to end captive breeding of orcas and theatrical shows, animal advocates are questioning whether the company is actually serious in light of how it's continued to use them, and are continuing to work towards making sure it can't go back on its word. Now, the Animal Legal Defense […] [...]
Mon, Oct 08, 2018
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It's hard to consider some of the things farm animals endure on a regular basis – They're branded, tagged, castrated, declawed, debeaked and dehorned, detoed, pierced and have their skin stripped, and their tails and other body parts cut off, among other mutilating practices. It's a lot to think about, but their advocates are continuing […] [...]
Sun, Oct 07, 2018
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A new law will allow judges in divorce cases to determine pet custody based on what's best for the pet rather than which spouse is the legal owner. [...]
Fri, Oct 05, 2018
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A puppy in Florida was tragically killed when he stepped on a metal utility cover during a rainstorm. Many other dogs have been shocked in similar situations. [...]
Fri, Oct 05, 2018
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