The results of an important new study help to explain why many intelligent birds–and perhaps other animals–struggle in captivity. More specifically, the results revealed that the smarter the bird, the more unique welfare needs it has in captivity.
A new survey of over 2,600 U.S. pet guardians revealed that dog owners are super connected with their pups.
A video of Marineland’s last surviving orca, Kiska, is renewing calls online for the marine mammal to be freed. The video, shared on social media by former Marineland employee and whistleblower Phil Demers, shows the orca moving slowly at the surface of the water and faintly moaning
Adopting a shelter animal in some areas of the U.S. today can entail a rigorous adoption process that includes intrusive, seemingly random and frequently impossible to achieve set of hurdles in which few people are deemed worthy enough to adopt.
New research reveals that an elephant’s personality may play an important role in how well that elephant can solve novel problems.
For decades, manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, pesticides and other commercial chemicals have tested their products on rodents or other vertebrate animals to comply with government safety testing regulations. This long-standing practice is now slowly starting to change.
Bushbabies are cute as a button and some people keep them as pets, which has put these little creatures at risk from the underground pet trade industry.
FIREPAW’s Companion Animal Renter’s Program [CARP] was recently referred to readers by a Washington Post op-ed written by award-winning journalist S.E. Smith. It was a piece about the reported spike in post-pandemic pet dumping in which, rather than pointing fingers at the pet-owners, the author offers more expansive, socio-cultural contextual factors as explanations for pet abandonment in the U.S. Read on for Resources for Tenants and Landlords…Rental Housing and Pets…
Marine scientists are calling on the EU to adopt a comprehensive plan to protect dolphins and porpoises from fisheries bycatch … More
A cancer patient contemplates the value and suffering of laboratory animals used for medical and scientific research … “The 75,000 … More
A list of 100% cruelty-free makeup and skincare products.
New legislation in California, Senate Bill 252, also known as the PET Act (Prevent Extraneous Testing), if passed, would end the needless suffering of cats and dogs used for toxicity testing in the state.