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Fighting Words: Rights vs Welfare. Who Really Cares?

FIGHTING WORDS: RIGHTS VS WELFARE. WHO REALLY CARES?

Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the American Society for Lab...

Cheetah and Humans Sharing a Landscape

CHEETAH AND HUMANS SHARING A LANDSCAPE

Wednesday, April 19, 2019 at 12 PM - 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center Part of the Animal Matters Seminar...

 
 
 
A Good Life for Laboratory Animals

A GOOD LIFE FOR LABORATORY ANIMALS

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with...

Can Heritage Pork Scale Up?

CAN HERITAGE PORK SCALE UP?

In the winter of 2014, near Cambridge, Ontario, farmer Murray Thunberg made plans to acquire seven British Saddlebacks-lop-eared, black...

 
 
 
What the U.S. Could Learn From Slovenia About Protecting Bees

WHAT THE U.S. COULD LEARN FROM SLOVENIA ABOUT PROTECTING BEES

Bees swarm in and out of a wooden hive on the balcony outside the office Marjan Šarec, the prime minister of Slovenia. It's early November...

Racket-smashing, tumbling Osaka advances at Australian Open

RACKET-SMASHING, TUMBLING OSAKA ADVANCES AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Naomi Osaka had the umpire warning her for spiking her racket in the first set and checking on her welfare when she tumbled in the...

 
 
 
Shelter Dog Slims Down To Half Her Size With Help From Her New Mom

SHELTER DOG SLIMS DOWN TO HALF HER SIZE WITH HELP FROM HER NEW MOM

Lori, now Lucy, was having a hard time finding a home at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington in Virginia. After several months,...

Are Animals People? Happy the Elephant Goes on Trial

ARE ANIMALS PEOPLE? HAPPY THE ELEPHANT GOES ON TRIAL

A legal case involving a famous solitary elephant poses a fundamental question about animals' rights. Sourced through Scoop.it from Does...

 
 
 
National Family Health Survey 2015/16 Finds Overall Improved Family Health

NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH SURVEY 2015/16 FINDS OVERALL IMPROVED FAMILY HEALTH

The National Family Health Survey 2015/16 in India is the fourth nationwide survey since 1992-93 to assess the status of health and...

Regulatory Avenues for Improving Farm Animal Lives: A Summer at the Animal Welfare Institute

REGULATORY AVENUES FOR IMPROVING FARM ANIMAL LIVES: A SUMMER AT THE ANIMAL WELFARE INSTITUTE

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience July-August 2018 Regulatory Avenues for Improving Farm Animal Lives: A Summer...

 
 
 
Costco's 100 Million Chickens Will Change the Face of Nebraska

COSTCO'S 100 MILLION CHICKENS WILL CHANGE THE FACE OF NEBRASKA

Can a single company reshape a landscape? That's the question at play in Nebraska, where Costco, one of America's most powerful companies,...

ACTIVIST: EGYPT MOVE TO EXPORT STRAY ANIMALS COULD IMPACT TOURISM

Head of the Egyptian Federation of Animal Welfare Associations and animal rights activist Ahmed al-Sherbeni said that the approval...

 
 
 
EVERY school should have mental health officers to tackle child welfare crisis, insists watchdog 

EVERY SCHOOL SHOULD HAVE MENTAL HEALTH OFFICERS TO TACKLE CHILD WELFARE CRISIS, INSISTS WATCHDOG 

Anne Longfield said children ‘do not want a formal or medicalised child and adolescent mental health services' and would prefer to...

MAPP Experience: AVMA Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment

MAPP EXPERIENCE: AVMA ANIMAL WELFARE JUDGING AND ASSESSMENT

Alicia Pensarosa and Jessica Baldeck are students in the M.S. in Animals and Public Policy program who have competed as our first-ever...

 
 
 
“Every Dog Day” On November 15th Seeks To Change Breed Stereotypes

“EVERY DOG DAY” ON NOVEMBER 15TH SEEKS TO CHANGE BREED STEREOTYPES

Countless shelter dogs are overlooked because of situations beyond their control, and animal rescues are overwhelmed fighting for their...

A New EPA Rule Would Allow Factory Farms to Avoid Reporting Air Pollution

A NEW EPA RULE WOULD ALLOW FACTORY FARMS TO AVOID REPORTING AIR POLLUTION

What factory farm owners portray as “normal odors” from animal waste can cause serious harm to farmers and the residents who live near...

 
 
 

COUNTDOWN SELLS KIWI FREE FARMED FRESH PORK ONLY

Otago farmer Ian Carter demonstrates how pigs are farrowed indoors to protect piglets. Animal welfare group SAFE contends this method...

SEND US YOUR CAT PICS AHEAD OF NATIONAL CAT DAY

Monday, October 29 is National Cat Day! It was celebrated for the first time in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare,...

 
 
 
How Can I Tell If My Dog Loves Me?

HOW CAN I TELL IF MY DOG LOVES ME?

How will I know if my dog really loves me? There's a dog I know, he's the one I dream of. As a dog owner, it's natural to be looking...

Shelter Dog Returned By Adopters For Being “Too Good”

SHELTER DOG RETURNED BY ADOPTERS FOR BEING “TOO GOOD”

Binx is a gorgeous mixed breed pooch with one blue eye and one brown eye. He loves to run, play, hike, and enjoy the Arizona outdoors....