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Creating a World where Animal Welfare Matters and Animal Cruelty has Ended
Apr 21, 2010As we enter a new phase in our campaign to end live exports, join us in celebrating the successes of the Handle with Care campaign and in looking to a future of determined action against the cruelty of long distance transport.
Apr 13, 2010Actress Tiffani Thiessen, star of the TV series “White Collar,” has taped a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) for WSPA to educate the public about reading labels on meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products to see which ones signify that animals were raised humanely. The PSA is running on both cable and network television stations across the U.S. market.
Mar 26, 2010Despite the 1986 ban on commercial whaling adopted by the International Whaling Commission (IWC), Japan continues to hunt hundreds of whales annually under its so-called “scientific” whaling program – and then sells the meat for commercial profit.
Mar 10, 2010The Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti (ARCH) announced a $1.1 million-dollar agreement with the Haitian government aimed at improving animal welfare conditions and repairing the country’s damaged veterinary capacity in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of January 12.
Mar 2, 2010More than 12,000 endangered Asiatic black bears are cruelly confined in bear farms, facilities at which many are kept in tiny cages and their bile is regularly extracted and sold for use in Traditional Asian Medicine (TAM). Farmed bears show extremely high levels of stereotypic (repetitive) behavior such as bar biting, rocking, and rubbing against the bars of the cage. They have also been witnessed to have sores, injuries, diseases and other health problems related to confinement.
Mar 1, 2010A killer whale has killed its trainer revealing the serious welfare risk to both people and animals for the sake of entertainment. WSPA urges you not to visit marine mammals in captivity and instead help them flourish in the wild.
Feb 25, 2010WSPA prepares for a special make-or-break meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC).
Feb 19, 2010India joins the campaign for a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare (UDAW).
Feb 17, 2010Mark Whitfield, a British paramedic and mechanic is taking a mobile clinic to Sierra Leone to save stray dogs from a life of cruelty and neglect.
Feb 12, 2010WSPA offers support to Bali to introduce dog vaccination as a humane alternative to culling to stop the spread of rabies.
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