Help them out!

How can you help an animal that’s in danger? What should you do when you meet a stray cat or dog? What can you do to help an abandoned pet? Find the answers in this section.

Say NO to the Mistreatment of Animals

It’s encouraging to know that more initiatives are coming into existence to say NO to the mistreatment of animals. These include government programs, private organizations, and small grassroots and personal efforts. Our blog adheres to this declaration in every way…

The CITES Treaty and Its Improvements

The CITES treaty (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) is an international treaty about the rights of wild fauna and flora. It seeks to ensure that trade doesn’t become a threat to animals’ survival in their natural habitat. So,…

Hope of Life for Homeless Dogs

Not long ago, in another article, we mentioned a wonderful initiative started in the US which had the intention of saving about two hundred dogs in Puerto Rico. This is currently one of the countries with the highest animal abandonment…

Animal Protection Laws Around the World

In 1978, animal protection made history thanks to the proclamation of the first Universal Declaration of Animal Rights. The International League of Animal Rights drafted this important document and read it to a UNESCO committee to advocate for better animal protection…

Wildlife Protection – What’s the Law?

There are several federal wildlife protection laws and many of them have a very specific purpose. Protecting the bald eagle, for example. However, the most important one is for preserving wildlife: the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA). The ESA embodies…

Guard Dogs – Laws and Regulations

Historically, we humans have had canines to help us safeguard our family and property. In fact, it’s very likely that the very first ones we kept around were used exactly for this purpose. So, the next natural step in this…

Ear Cropping Is Cruel and Unnecessary

In this time and age in which human and animal rights are at their peak, there are still many people who think ear cropping and tail-docking are a good idea. Seriously, they actually claim that this practice is good for…

Cases of Dog Poisoning Are on the Rise

Dog poisoning has become frighteningly common in recent years, with many countries recording a marked increase in reported cases. Poisoning is an extremely serious matter, and has caused the deaths of many beloved family pets. Dog poisoning: how is it…

Dog Cloning – Is It a Legal Business?

Today we’d like to discuss whether the dog cloning business is legal and ethical. To do so we must study the context in which this practice takes place. There are many scientists and companies for whom there’ll always be legal…

The Legality of Transgenic Animals

All animals created through transgenesis, more commonly known as cloning, are called “transgenic animals.” In other words, they’re genetically modified animals. What is transgenesis? You’ve probably never heard that word before, because we mostly refer to it as cloning. The basic process…

Tribute to the Abandoned Dogs of Mexico

More and more cities are paying homage to abandoned dogs. This is the case, for example, in Mexico City or Barcelona, Spain. Today, we’ll tell you about another Mexican city, Guadalajara, which already has a monument to the abandoned dogs…

Some Great Women Who Fought for Animal Rights

All throughout history, there have been women who have fought for animal rights. Women from all walks of life such as scientists, writers, researchers, and activists. These remarkable women made it their business to promote change and generate advances in…

Animals Are Sentient Beings, not Objects

One thing is for sure: people are animals, but most animals aren’t people. However, all animals and living “things” are sentient beings. We tend to think of non-human species, and many times even members of our own, as inferior. We…

Winter Shelters for Stray Cats in New York

There are many stray cats out there, but some people and organizations are now building winter shelters so they don’t freeze to death, literally. It’s always comforting to hear positive news about how people truly care about what happens to…