The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), at the request of the Ocean County Health Department and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department in Toms River, N.J., has dispatched its disaster response team to coRead more »
Rescuers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) have mobilized teams to Alexandria, Louisiana and Waveland, Mississippi to assist in animal rescue and sheltering efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac that made landRead more »
One of the toughest judgments ever for animal cruelty in South Africa was handed down by a Krugersdorp court today.
Antoinette van Wyk (34), a mother of three, was sentenced to 12 months in prison, suspended for five years, plus a further 12 months hRead more »
The trial of two men accused of burying a dog alive on the sports field of a Cape Town school, begins on Friday 13th January.
Poto Mfengu and Mkhumbuzi Ncedana, janitors at the Luhlaza Secondary High School in Khayelitsha, are charged under the animaRead more »
On October 14, concerned residents intercepted a truck packed with more than 800 dogs in Zigong, Sichuan province heading to Guangxi for slaughter. The dogs were cramped into 100 cages without food or water for three to four days.
Veterinarians conduRead more »
“This program will save hundreds of thousands of lives—both dogs and humans,” said Kate Atema, IFAW Director of Companion Animals Programs.
IFAW is supporting the initiative which is being led by the World Society for the ProtectionRead more »