Animal welfare
Animal welfare is the well-being of animals. The standards of "good" animal welfare vary considerably between different contexts. These standards are under constant review and are debated, created and...
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How to Harvest a Stone Crab Claw
Recreational and commercial stone crab season runs from October 15th through May 15th each year in state and federal waters off the coast of Florida. To harv...
Animal Shelter Partners With Elderly Care Facility To Save Both Orphaned Kittens And Elders
When an animal shelter in Arizona needed extra help taking care of the newborn kittens, they made an unexpected decision and turned to a senior care facility
Shelter dogs feel lonely and abandoned, so children practice reading books to them
The Humane Society of Missouri started a program called the Shelter Buddies Reading Program. This program, designed to help frightened shelter dogs better acclimate to society, uses young children, ag...
How America’s Best Steakhouse Chooses Its Meat
When it comes to selecting the beef for the best steaks in the city, not any steer will do. Watch as professional carnivore Nick Solares rides along with Jod...
Jane Goodall Responds To Harambe's Death: 'It Looked As Though The Gorilla Was Putting An Arm Around The Child'
In an email to Cincinnati Zoo director Thane Maynard, Goodall expresses her condolences over the difficult choice
Saving Elsa, the Frozen cat / kitten
This kitten was found on my porch in February of 2015. The temperature was below freezing for weeks and had wind chills below 0 degrees F. Elsa was frozen to the point that only a paw was moving the s...
What Does The World's Most Expensive Meat Taste Like?
"Would you prefer the 2000 or 2003 vintage?" A standard question if you're deciding on wine in a fine restaurant -- but unheard of if it's beef you're ordering. That's because only one butcher in the ...
Japan To Resume Whaling In Antarctic Despite Court Ruling
Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice. The Japanese government says it has taken into account...
US Mandates Military Dogs Be Retired In US
A gigantic defense spending bill signed Wednesday by U.S. President Barack Obama will allow U.S. military dogs to be returned to the United States upon their retirement and gives their military handle...
Kids At The Zoo: Compilation
In this funny animal video, tune in to see an awesome compilation of kids interacting with their favorite animals at the zoo.
Why Swimming With Dolphins Is A Bad Thing
Dr. Patty Khuly explains why those ubiquitous swimming-with-dolphins vacation experiences don't have these intelligent marine mammals' welfare at heart. Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed that some...
Cats ARE Neurotic And They're Also Trying To Work Out How To Kill You
They are well loved for their immaculate fluffy coats and unique personalities but new research suggests cats do have a much darker side. A new study has found cats are similar to wild cats.Dominance,...
Yes, Animals Think And Feel. Here's How We Know
The author of a new book also says that animals can feel empathy, like the humpback whale that rescued a seal. Do animals feel empathy? Does an elephant have consciousness? Can a dog plan ahead? These...
Pit Bull That Spent 5 Years in Shelter Finally Gets Adopted Thanks to Facebook Plea
Chester, a Pit Bull that spent over five years at a New York shelter, finally found his forever home thanks to social media and the creative thinking of one shelter worker. Shelter manager Gabby Strou...
Festival du cochon in Canada where you catch GREASED pigs to toss in barrels
The festival is now in its 37th year and takes place in Sainte-Perpétue, which is 150km northeast of Montreal. The game has been heavily criticised by animal rights activists.
Animal rights
Animal rights is the idea that some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own lives, and that their most basic interests – such as the lack of suffering – should be afford...
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Five freedoms
The five freedoms, sometimes known as Brambell's five freedoms, are a compact of rights for animals under human control, including those intended for food or which act as working animals. The five fre...
Cruelty to animals
Cruelty to animals, also called animal abuse or animal neglect, is the human infliction of suffering or harm upon non-human animals, for purposes other than self-defense or survival. More narrowly, it...
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Animal law
Animal law is a combination of statutory and case law in which the nature—legal, social or biological—of nonhuman animals is an important factor. Animal law encompasses companion animals, wildlife, ...
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Animal testing
Animal testing, also known as animal experimentation, animal research, and in vivo testing, is the use of non-human animals in experiments (although some research about animals involves only natural b...
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