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WSPA Demands “Collars Not Cruelty” in the Fight against Rabies
Sep 27, 2011

WSPA Demands “Collars Not Cruelty” in the Fight against Rabies

Every year, more than 55,000 people around the world die from rabies. In response, nearly 20 million dogs are needlessly and cruelly killed in misguided attempts to control the disease. Today, on World Rabies Day, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is calling for “Collars Not Cruelty” and asking governments worldwide to tackle rabies through the only humane and effective solution: mass vaccination of dogs.

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Supermarkets Pledge to Help WSPA End Long-distance Transport of Live Animals
Sep 20, 2011

Supermarkets Pledge to Help WSPA End Long-distance Transport of Live Animals

Two supermarket chains in Hawaii – Foodland Super Market Ltd and Times Supermarkets – have agreed to no longer purchase pork products from pigs transported live from the mainland U.S. to Hawaii for slaughter, citing animal welfare reasons for their change. (more)
Aug 31, 2011

New Study Shows Seals are Wanted Alive – not Dead

A new comprehensive study on “The Economics of Seal Hunting and Seal Watching in Namibia,” commissioned by several international animal welfare organizations, demonstrates that seals are worth far more alive than dead. Comparing the most recent figures available for both industries, the report concludes that the annual Namibian seal slaughter poses a major risk to the far more lucrative seal watching tourism industry. (more)
Jul 07, 2011

International Animal Charity WSPA Pushes Animal Welfare to the Forefront of IWC agenda

BOSTON, MASS - As the world prepares for the 63rd International Whaling Commission (IWC) Annual Meeting, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) – which has offices in the U.S., Europe, Central America and many other areas across the world – has partnered with the UK government to put whale welfare on the agenda. Together, they are championing a new report that will hopefully spark much-needed progress in the protection of whales from cruelty.

Image © Jonas Fr. Thorsteinsson

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Jun 01, 2011

Sanctuary Life is Good: An Update on the Three Rescued Bears at Balkasar

Six months after their rescue from horrific bear baiting events, Leela, Kaali and Bhoori are enjoying their new freedom

Many supporters were moved by the story of Leela, Kaali and Bhoori – the three bears that were rescued from bear baiting and moved to Balkasar Sanctuary in January. We are happy to report that the bears have now been moved out of quarantine and are adapting well to their lives in the sanctuary.
 

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