Cattle ranchers block water access for rare Tule elk now dying of thirst

The world’s largest remaining herd of the native rare Tule elk are dying of thirst at the Point Reyes National Seashore after ranchers erected an eight-foot high fence separating the elk from leased dairy and … Read More

Social media images of chained dogs spark firestorm of controversy

A series of photos and videos depicting two chained dogs living in deplorable conditions has sparked a nationwide firestorm of controversy. The photos and videos were shared on Facebook by a resident who also lived … Read More

In Defense of Animals campaigning for federal anti-tethering laws

 We have all heard the age-old adage that a dog is man’s best friend. But is man dog’s best friend? Each summer we hear countless stories of dogs dying from heatstroke or dehydration. In winter … Read More