New study confirms that animal shelter workers and veterinarians are at an increased risk for depression, anxiety, compassion fatigue, burnout and even suicide.
Delaware has become the first no-kill animal shelter state in the U.S., saving 90% or more of the homeless pets that enter the system.
Animal abuse at Fair Oaks Farms documented by Animal Recovery Mission (ARM). Video depicts employees violently abusing calves at Fair Oaks Farms, producers of popular FairLife milk products.
Artist creates a public education campaign to create awareness about abandoned pets.
A detailed report just released from scientists reviewing the U.S. government’s proposal to stop protecting gray wolves states that the government’s proposal has “numerous factual errors and other problems”.
Pets and Moving…and Relocation Stress video
Explores the unique problems–and solutions–of the effects of relocation stress and moving with pets (including problems securing pet-friendly housing). A “must see” for anyone who is planning to move and has companion animal family members.
The news is grave coming out of the recent United Nations report: A million animals on our planet are at risk of extinction due to human behavior. The only good news to come out of the report is that there has been worldwide media coverage on the findings–hopefully inspiring the general public and especially political leaders to pass legislation to stop the human behaviors that have put so many creatures in harms way. Some solutions offered here.
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A working group convened by the National Institutes of Health looked at where chimps that had been used in research … More
Natural disasters like the recent hurricanes can take a terrible toll on animals–and their humans…’In 1999, Hurricane Floyd caused 2.9 … More
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Abandoned, homeless animals are a problem all over the world and finding solutions is a challenge nearly everywhere. But one … More