Animal Welfare

This week’s events in Arlington: Stuff the Sleigh, Christmas tree lighting and a holiday café latte contest

Holiday events are in full swing this week, with plenty of opportunities to support local vendors, sip seasonal hot drinks and give back to the community. Some of the highlights from the local events from December 6 to 12 are below. Submit your event to our calendar of events by …

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New York lawyer sues food companies over ‘misleading’ animal claims

Poultry and meat producers owe it to their customers to tell them the truth about how their animals are raised, according to a “tormented” Manhattan debt lawyer and former carnivore who is suing several companies for false advertising. Lawyer Jesse Langel has said in court documents he no longer supports …

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The Chronicle of the Horse

Horses have adapted in several ways over the millennia to be able to escape predators and survive in the wild: they have long faces that house complex structures for a strong sense of smell, skin so sensitive that it contracts when one fly the key, and a set of some …

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Animal Wellness Action Executive Director Marty Irby appointed

WASHINGTON, DC, December 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, one of Washington DC’s leading political dailies, The Hill, published its annual list of top lobbyists for 2021 and among those recognized was the executive director of ‘Animal Wellness Action, Marty Irby. . Irby was also named one of The Hill’s …

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Alley Cat Allies files legal action against Berkeley County Animal Control | Newspaper

MARTINSBURG – An eight-page petition has been submitted to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeal, in which a nonprofit seeks a mandamus order against Berkeley County Animal Control after allegations of violation of cruelty laws towards animals. According to Cornell Law School, a summons of mandamus is an order …

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Pink Fairy throws R42k for animal welfare at K2K race

Enthusiastic cyclists gathered early Saturday morning at Crossways Village to compete in the annual Kwelera to Kei Mountain Bike Race (K2K), which saw them cover 60km to finish in Kei Mouth. PEDAL POWER: Two cyclists in full Pink Fairy outfits start the long cycle to Kei Mouth as part of …

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Six sent to trial for Ashton impound investigation

Six people, including a veterinarian and the owner of Ashton pound in Dublin, have been returned for trial on charges of animal cruelty offenses. The River Road shelter, Castleknock, had operated a dog-sitting service for the greater Dublin area. However, an animal welfare investigation began last year into the treatment …

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Animalis Fabula film festival celebrates and cares about our relationship with animals: check out some creature features this weekend – screenshots

David Giovanni and his cat Lucky, two of the stars of Daddy Cat, screened this weekend as part of the Animalis Fabula Film Festival (Photo by Eric Yang) The World Animal Awareness Society is an Austin-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing the necessary resources for animal welfare around the world. …

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Even better care for our pets

The Andrews Labor government is helping more Victorian-era pet owners gain better access to veterinary and rehousing services across the state. Agriculture Minister Mary-Anne Thomas today announced that applications are open for the final round of the Animal Welfare Fund (AWF) Grant Program which will support animal shelters, foster families, …

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Brazilian authorities discover group selling horse meat to restaurants

Authorities arrested six people after discovering horse meat was sold for use in burgers in a state in southern Brazil. They were arrested in Caxias do Sul as part of an operation led by the Rio Grande do Sul public ministry. Operation Hipo began two months ago after authorities received …

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