Pets on paracetamol: animals at risk as owners struggle with own bills | Animal welfare

Vets fear people may be giving “dangerous doses” of paracetamol to their pets as fears grow that the cost of living crisis is impinging on animal owners’ ability to pay for medical help. The RSPCA recently discovered that Google searches for “can I give my dog ​​paracetamol” have almost tripled since January 2020, and that … Read more

Trade deals and animal welfare – what’s the problem?

There has been considerable news coverage recently of the trade deals that the UK is starting to roll out following Brexit. And of the changes that these will mean for British consumers and producers. This is exemplified in the trade deal with Australia signed in December. Farmers have expressed varying degrees of concern over the extra-EU production standards – for animal welfare in particular – when compared to the current British ones.

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Animal Lover Drives From Georgia To Ohio To Adopt This Special German Shepherd

Delgado is a 6-year-old German Shepherd who desperately needed a second chance at life. He was found wandering the streets in an Ohio town, and his rugged appearance proves just how much he endured up until this point. Delgado was spotted roaming the streets by a Good Samaritan in early March. He was sweet and … Read more

Dog Mom Fights Off ‘Deranged’ Animal Attacking Her Dog In Backyard

Elizabeth Dellapietro started her day as she always does by allowing her 12-year-old small dog, Tilly, out to do her business. It was only a minute or two before Elizabeth returned home when she heard terrifying yelps of pain and screaming from Tilly. When Elizabeth Dellapietro went outside to check on things, an animal attacked … Read more

Dog Hops Into An Austin Animal Services Vehicle And Makes Himself Comfortable

After a recent flooding in Texas, Austin Animal Services drove to the affected area to see if any dog ​​parents needed assistance. WA2S Films rode along for this adventure to get this outreach mission on video. They weren’t sure exactly what to expect, but they sure didn’t plan on having a furry passenger join them. … Read more

Poland Animal Shelter Rescues Traumatized Ukraine Dogs & Hires Refugees

Aaron Jackson has made a huge difference in the world thanks to his organization called Planting Peace. Some of the incredible work they do involves protecting rainforests, planting trees, and encouraging equality. Ever since Russia first invaded Ukraine, the organization has expanded to help there as well. So, Jackson traveled from Florida to Poland to … Read more

Dog ‘Shackled’ To Animal Shelter Fence Was Found Precisely At The Right Time

On May 30th, Dr. Michael White, director of the Harris County Animal Shelter in Texas, tuned into the local news. He saw images from his own workplace on the television screen! It showed the entrance to the animal shelter, with its gate still locked for the night. And then, another animal waited to be rescued– … Read more

More than 20 million farm animals die on way to abattoir in US every year | Animal welfare

Tens of millions of farm animals in the US are dying before they can be slaughtered, according to a Guardian investigation exposing the deadly conditions under which animals are transported around the country. Approximately 20 million chickens, 330,000 pigs and 166,000 cattle are dead on arrival, or soon after, at abattoirs in the US every … Read more

Happy the elephant is not a person, says court in key US animal rights case | New York

New York’s top court has ruled that Happy, an elephant residing at the Bronx Zoo since the 1970s, cannot legally be considered a person in a closely watched case that tested the boundaries of applying human rights to animals. The case brought by an animal rights group argued Happy should be released from the zoo. … Read more

Animal hospital raises funds for retired police dog charity

Eastcott Veterinary Referrals has donated £ 1,000 to the WAGS retired police dog charity, an independent foundation set up to help retired police dogs from Wiltshire, Avon and Somerset, and Gloucestershire police forces. WAGS provides assistance in emergency situations and to offer financial assistance where a large vets bill may mean a decision is made … Read more