Animal Companions

New Study About Giving Plant-Based Diets to Companion Animals in Spain

Researchers from the Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) have conducted...

The Disturbing Hidden Secrets of Kitten Mills

Pet mills — also known as pet farms or factories — are commercial operations where animals are bred in large numbers to be sold...

Homeless Family with More than 150 Dogs Living in the Arizona...

A homeless family living in the Arizona desert with more than 150 animals has now been relocated, and most of the dogs have been...

Concerns About Cases of Animal Abuse in Parks in the Spanish...

The Swiss environmentalist and animal protection organisation Franz Weber Foundation (FWF) has denounced the proliferation of serious cases of animal abuse in the parks...

Canada Bans the Entry of Rescued Street Dogs from More than...

Canadian animal protection organisations filed a regulatory complaint with the Complaints and Appeals Office of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) over its decision...

The Australian Racing Industry Is Failing to Rehome Enough Greyhounds

In the last three years, the Australian greyhound racing industry has been failing to rehome sufficient dogs, after considering them surplus to the requirement...

Meghan Markle Has Adopted a Rescued Beagle from Vivisection

Meghan Markle has adopted a seven-year-old beagle Mamma Mia, who is one of 4,000 dogs rescued from a US vivisection site in Cumberland, Virginia,...

The First Criminal Trial for Animal Abuse in Mexico Concludes With...

As part of the first criminal trial for animal abuse in the history of Mexico, on 23rd August 2022, in the central Mexican state...

Domestic Animals in Circuses Should Also Be Banned

The Ethologist Jordi Casamitjana explains why all the bans on using wild animals in circuses should be extended to domestic animals as well It happened...

Research Shows Dog Behaviour Is Not a Reliable Way to Differentiate...

A new study looking at the accuracy of dog breed stereotypes has revealed that most of the stereotypes people believe in regarding dog behaviour...

New Quebec Animal Welfare Regulation Bans Cosmetic Mutilations of Companion Animals

The Quebec government has enacted a Regulation that will ban non-essential cosmetic procedures on companion animals from 2024. The Regulation Respecting the Welfare and...

Giant Rabbits Kept in Cramped and Dirty Conditions Rescued from an...

Officers of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) rescued 47 Flemish giant rabbits from an allotment in Ashington, Northumberland,...

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