Animal welfare award recipients recognized by AVMA
AUGUST 1, 2023
Sheilah Robertson received the AVMA Animal Welfare Award, and Candace Croney, PhD, received the AVMA Humane Award July 15 during AVMA Convention 2023 in Denver.
APRIL 6, 2023
Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is establishing welfare standards for birds, which were previously excluded under the Animal Welfare Act.
AUGUST 9, 2023
The AVMA House of Delegates adopted a handful of revised animal welfare policies, including one on “Canine Devocalization” that supersedes the previous policy, approved a new policy on “Canine Hybrids,” and referred two other policies back to the AVMA Board of Directors (BOD).
JULY 11, 2023
Long-term contraception was witnessed in female cats injected with a single dose of a feline anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) transgene, a development being hailed as a breakthrough in animal welfare.
NOVEMBER 15, 2011
California really is at the forefront of animal welfare and this is an excellent article detailing what's going on in the State and the challenges animal welfare faces. It also does a great job at profiling Jennifer Fearing who led the victory of Proposition 2. She sounds amazing.
AUGUST 28, 2009
Interesting article on Senator Edward Kennedy that highlights his little-known contributions to animal welfare. Tags: legislation animal welfare. It's from the Humane Society.
NOVEMBER 30, 2009
Did you see that Change.org now has an Animal Welfare page? is clearly someone who advocates for animal rights. Ernst believes we don't have a right to use sentient nonhumans and all of her posts (and those of Alex Melonas, who also posts at animalrights.change.org) are unequivocal about animal use.
APRIL 13, 2009
How many people know this about the Animal Welfare Act? No wonder there is so much "farm" animal abuse out there. Humane treatment runs counter to the entire industry when the point is to make money by processing these animals as fast as possible. This is really interesting. I certainly didn't.
DECEMBER 28, 2009
My 2010 resolution is to try and track animal rights issues in the homelands of Spain and Portugal. Tags: europe portugal farm animal welfare. Spain is much more advanced than Portugal in this area, but both need improvement (as do we all.).
DECEMBER 9, 2009
The National Animal Interest Alliance is an association of business, agricultural, scientific, and recreational interests dedicated to promoting animal welfare, supporting responsible animal use and strengthening the bond between humans and animals. Who are these guys? And here's the answer.
MAY 8, 2010
Now, she's been suspended from working with animals. From Current.com She was recently suspended from working with animals, a “rare move prompted by what officials called a ‘clear pattern’ of problems with animal welfare.”
OCTOBER 5, 2008
Here is a good article about trying to link religion with animal welfare. As far as Christianity, I still don't see how at least American Christianity can be coupled with helping animals. Not that I want to lump all Christians into one monolithic group.
JANUARY 5, 2009
Another big issue gaining momentum is animal welfare. Tags: farm animal welfare us agribusiness. It's a small mention in this Ag Week article about issues coming up in 2009 , but worth noting. The recent passing of a proposition in California to strictly manage how laying chickens are kept serves notice, he says.
MARCH 8, 2009
Pet owners convicted of a crime under the act can also be barred from owning any animals for life. Tags: ontario canada legislation animal welfare. Penalties for individuals under the act include fines between $1,000 and $60,000 and jail time between 30 days and two years.
DECEMBER 20, 2008
I bet you didn't realize that Obama had any animal welfare picks, but he did. And, in general, the Humane Society and its Legislative Fund likes them. They are very enthusiastic about Tom Vilsack, the proposed Secretary of Agriculture. In fact, he was their top choice.
MAY 9, 2022
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JANUARY 17, 2012
Here's a way to find out how your state ranks. California is #1 again.yay! Washington State, where I currently live, is #6! At the bottom.(drum drum roll please) South Dakota!!!
JUNE 10, 2011
Interesting! Here's an excerpt from Farmers Weekly Interactive. The Spanish government has taken the unusual step of issuing a royal decree to compel farmers to report on what action they are taking to comply with the 2012 conventional cage-ban and if they require any government assistance.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2023
I try to call NABU, an animal welfare, when someone is on their Hotline. I placed her/him without further inspection on a post on my balcony and hoped He/She flew away, but nope. She/He was still in the ground. I think my Cats didn't harmed him/her, but you never know. The bat is still alive but is pretty bad injured.
MARCH 14, 2012
This article in the Herald Tribune claims that animal rights is winning out over animal research. I would take the article with a grain of salt. I've read the same on the other side. It depends on who's writing the article of course.I think it's still a long, long fight. But perhaps these are positive signs.
MARCH 30, 2010
This article pretty much sums up how the two agendas are simply at cross-purposes. Compassion is perceived to hurt profits. It spotlights the Humane Society, but I think it's a pretty universal comparison.
NOVEMBER 18, 2008
Bill 50 makes it a provincial offence to abuse any animal, and it establishes the strongest penalties in the country for those charged with animal cruelty -- including the potential to prohibit offenders from owning animals ever again. It's the first update since 1919. That's right 1919.
APRIL 12, 2010
This complaint is the result of proposed legislation to ban puppy mills in Ireland. Legislators are being contacted by people around the world to support the legislation. They are blaming the dastardly Green Party whose leader proposed the legislation.
MAY 11, 2021
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MARCH 28, 2023
Conversely, if your answer is negative, it may suggest that you agree with the principles of veganism, which advocate for the ethical treatment of animals. Ultimately, it is up to each individual to align their actions with their beliefs regarding animal welfare.
MARCH 8, 2010
Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) received the Humane Society’s Legislative Leader award for her leadership in protecting animals. She is a US Senator from our home state of Washington. My husband worked for her years and years ago, when she was just a State representative.
4 The Love Of Animals
JANUARY 5, 2017
Roberts, CEO of Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation: … Continue reading → The post 15 Facts about Birds on Born Free USA’s 15th Annual National Bird Day appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. According to Adam M.
MARCH 18, 2023
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AUGUST 27, 2015
Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, has announced its “Pets Go Wild for Wildlife” photo contest, seeking photos of furry family members acting “wild”: running like a cheetah, swimming like an orca, leaping like … Continue reading → The post Born Free USA’s “Pets Go Wild for Wildlife” (..)
MARCH 17, 2009
PETA is trying to prevent more animals going to the Manila Zoo. They are working with local animal welfare groups on this issue. Joining PETA as the petition’s signatories are the Animal Kingdom Foundation Inc. Tags: animal welfar zoo PETA phillipines. Good for them. That's not true.
JULY 4, 2010
Yesterday, I raised the issue that some may think the Humane Society copped out by making a deal with Ohio agriculture and NOT bringing new animal welfare regulations to the ballot. Tags: ohio humane society farm animal welfare agriculture agribusiness.
AUGUST 30, 2012
Mexico's first "anti-bullfighting" town has signed a petition calling on the United Nations to approve a universal declaration on animal welfare. Teocelo, a town of 15,000 inhabitants, last month became the first Mexican municipality to ban bullfighting and other events that involve animal mistreatment or cruelty.
AUGUST 15, 2010
Last week there was a slew of articles about the agreement in Ohio between the farm industry and animal welfare activists to expand cage sizes for calves (veal), hens and pigs. Tags: ohio eggs california humane society farm animal welfare factory farm. Well, maybe, although I think there is still a long way to go.
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