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European live animal trade raises major welfare concerns

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Animal welfare is being neglected on long journeys across Europe amid a booming livestock trade, the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme found. Livestock hauliers were found to routinely break EU laws for the protection of animals in transit. It follows monitoring by welfare charities in Bulgaria, an EU entry point to Turkey and the Middle East. […]

‘No longer kill animals’: Bill Gates, Richard Branson back ‘clean meat’ start-up

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

The world’s richest man, Bill Gates, and fellow billionaire Richard Branson have joined other business giants investing in a nascent technology to make meat from self-producing animal cells. The Silicon Valley start-up they back hopes to tap rising consumer demand for protein that’s less reliant on feed, land and water. Memphis Meats produces beef, chicken and duck directly from animal cells […]

Egg producer penalised $750,000 for misleading ‘free range’ claims

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

ACCC: Egg producer penalised $750,000 for misleading ‘free range’ claims 25 July 2017 The Federal Court has ordered Snowdale Holdings Pty Ltd (Snowdale) to pay penalties totalling  $750,000 for making false or misleading representations that its eggs were ‘free range’, in proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. “This is the highest penalty […]

Adopting older dogs brings wisdom and love

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

When Kate Esser decided to get a companion for her dog, she thought an older friend would be a better fit than an overactive puppy. Ms Esser adopted Nellie, a wirehaired terrier, and began what has become somewhat of a mission to give elderly canines a loving home for the last years of their lives. […]

Peter Dinklage to Game of Thrones fans: Buying direwolf huskies hurts ‘all the deserving homeless dogs’

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

    The staggering success of Game of Thrones has led to an alarming trend in the pet world. GOT fans, coveting the HBO show’s direwolves, have been buying the closest animal they can find to the striking fictional canines: Huskies. This demand has led to an increase in the irresponsible breeding of this dog. Worse […]

Oxygen masks can help save your pet’s life in a fire

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

A set of  pet oxygen masks designed to save the lives of your pets in a fire were presented to the Junction City and Geary County Rural Fire Departments on Thursday. The Rural Fire Chief for Garry Berges stated that local officials contacted the Invisible Fence Company through a web site. “We told them we […]

Plastic Free July: Stemming the Tide

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Modern life relies on plastic. The petroleum-derived material is found in everything from packaging, plates, cars, clothing and medical devices to money. As we now know, the world’s addiction to plastic comes at a staggering cost. One small example: according to statistics published in the Guardian, the world consumed 480 billion bottles of water in […]

LUNGWORM WARNING: Heartbroken dog owners reveal DEADLY signs YOU should watch for on pets

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

One sobbing owner tells how her cherished cocker spaniel’s eyes began to fill with blood before succumbing to deadly lungworm. More than 100 cases of the fatal parasitic disease spread by snails and worms have been diagnosed over the past few months, sparking calls for owners to treat their dogs before they are infected. Lungworm […]

Delay in abattoir animal cruelty investigation angers welfare groups

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Animal rights groups are furious a cruelty investigation into two Tasmanian abattoirs is still ongoing, eight months after it was launched. In late 2016, Animal Liberation forwarded anonymous video footage taken at Gretna Meats and Tasmanian Quality Meats to the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE). In October, the group also made […]

Pet-friendly homes top retirement wish list

Friday, June 16th, 2017

According to a new study, a welcome mat for pets is the number one must-have for Queenslanders considering retirement living. A survey of more than 750 Queenslanders aged over 45 found that allowing pets in retirement homes was more important than access to on-site health care, Wi-Fi technology, a garden or exercise facilities. The survey […]

Hotline helps with deep grief of losing pet

Friday, June 16th, 2017

A NATIONAL hotline has been set-up to connect people who have lost their pet with a trained counsellor who can help a person better cope with their loss. The service founder, People and Pets Veterinary Services’ Dr Michael O’Donoghue, believes grief associated with the loss of a pet is often misunderstood. He has found that […]

Vegetarian farmer donates his entire herd of cows to animal sanctuary because he can’t bear to kill them

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

A vegetarian farmer has donated his entire herd of cows to an animal sanctuary because he can’t bear to kill them. Jay Wilde, who runs Bradley Nook Farm in Derbyshire, sent his cattle to live out their lives in a Norfolk field. The 59-year-old took over the farm when his father died in 2011. Mr […]

Science Finds A Vegetarian Diet Is Almost Twice Is Effective In Reducing Body Weight

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Long Story Short Struggling to lose weight? Science says you may want to switch to a vegetarian diet. Long Story Type 2 diabetes is on a rampage throughout the United States. 2014 estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had the figure at 29.1 million sufferers — over 9% of the population. That’s up from […]

WA sheep allegedly abused in Kuwait

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Sheep from farms at Kojonup and Gidgegannup are alleged to have been caught up in another animal abuse claim in Kuwait. The Federal Department of Agriculture confirmed it was investigating a breach of live export rules after sheep were filmed being sold from backyard markets and stuffed in car boots amid stifling heat at the […]

RSPCA issue Queensland man with hundreds of animal welfare charges over alleged puppy farm

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

The RPSCA has laid a record number of charges to the owner of an alleged puppy farm in southern Queensland where dogs were kept in “appalling conditions”. In January, 81 malnourished dogs and 10 cats were seized by police and RSPCA officials from the property at Glenarbon. RSPCA inspector Daniel Young said the owner, Haris […]

Tim Winton named patron of new animal trust

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Acclaimed Australian author Tim Winton has been named the inaugural patron of a new native animals trust that hopes to connect the public with conservation research and projects. The Native Australian Animals Trust is an initiative of Melbourne University, which chose Winton because of his long-running advocacy for wildlife conservation. “We are busy acting on […]

Puppy Rescued From Well After 11 Days is Adopted by Firefighters Who Saved It

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

This sweet puppy who enraptured the nation of Turkey may not have made it out of this gaping well if it weren’t for an entire community making sure that it survived. Residents of Beykoz, Turkey heard whimpering coming from a nearby well that plunged 200 feet into the earth. After confirming that there was a small dog […]

Animal rights protest shuts down major Melbourne CBD intersection

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

About 600 protesters demanding the closure of Australian slaughterhouses have shut down a major intersection in the Melbourne CBD. The rally, organised by Animal Liberation Victoria, began on the steps of Parliament House about midday on Saturday, before hundreds marched down Bourke Street to occupy the intersection at Swanston Street. Trams along Bourke Street were […]

Animal cruelty case against sheep shearers has changed industry forever, peak body says

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Australia’s peak shearing body says animal cruelty cases heard in western Victoria this week have forever changed the industry. Four men pleaded guilty to a combined total of 60 animal cruelty charges in the Horsham Magistrates Court on Monday. Evidence against the shearers included hidden camera footage obtained by animal rights group PETA. A packed […]

MP Andrew Wilkie makes call to tag all Australian live exports

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

INDEPENDENT MP Andrew Wilkie wants all livestock exports to be fitted with electronic tags and traced once they leave Australia. Existing laws mandate the tagging of cattle but there’s no legal requirement to track them through all stages of the supply chain. Mr Wilkie today introduced to parliament a private member’s bill that aims to […]

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