Another lion lured out of protected Hwange National Park and killed with bow and arrow by American hunter

A lion has reportedly been killed by an American hunter after being lured out of the protected Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. If this all seems familiar, it is – in 2015 Cecil the lion … Read More

Approval for beagle breeding facility to be used for experiments pending

In Spring Green, Wisconsin, a beagle breeding facility is awaiting approval where puppies and dogs will be sold to institutions to be used in experiments.

“It is expected that the animals will go to institutions

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Hunter in viral photo of dead black giraffe says it was delicious to eat

In 2017, an American hunter killed a rare black giraffe while on an expedition to South Africa and stated it was delicious to eat. The photo went viral, drawing widespread condemnation and support, but one … Read More

36 Beagles used in pesticide tests in Michigan lab released

Thirty-six Beagles used in pesticide test will be released from a Michigan laboratory and placed into homes, according to a release from the Humane Society of the United States.

Corteva AgriScience has agreed to work … Read More

Outrageous: More than 60,000 dogs used in painful lab experiments

In Washington, DC, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) released a report on Tuesday showing more than 60,000 dogs are still being used annually in lab experiments for toxic chemicals, drugs, dental implants … Read More

Lawmakers consider ban on killing dogs or cats for food

House lawmakers will consider an amendment to the farm bill on Wednesday on whether to bar individuals from killing dogs or cats for food. The new provision would make it illegal for all Americans to … Read More

USDA abandons organic animal welfare standards for meat and egg producers

On Monday, the United States Department of Agriculture abandoned stricter animal welfare standards that would have given  farm animals classified as Organic and used for egg production and meat more humane protections.  The Organic Livestock Read More

Whoa! Senate committee says ‘neigh’ to reopening horse slaughter plants in U.S

The United States Appropriations Committee voted in favor of an amendment to ban any horse slaughter plants from opening in the United States on Thursday. In a news release from the Humane Society of the … Read More

Reward of $6,000 for information on dog dragged, chained and set on fire while alive

In another disturbing case of animal cruelty in Charleston, South Carolina, two humane organizations have joined together to offer a $6,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for … Read More

Political pressure? USDA reposting animal welfare data

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today has been reposting some of the tens of thousands of animal welfare documents previously removed from its website.  In an official announcement from APHIS they were,


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