A recent WSPA video investigation has revealed that one of the holiday's most popular symbols - the reindeer - is being subjected to immense suffering in large-scale round-ups and slaughter in Sweden and Finland.
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Ten Ways You Can Help Animals
This problem is made worse by “factory-style dog-breeding facilities known as puppy mills, which put profit above the welfare of animals.
Ten More Ways You Can Help Animals
Educate family and friends about the animal welfare problems and safety concerns related to the private ownership of exotic animals.
Animal friendly travel
Animal circuses, bullfights, ‘swim with dolphin’ programmes and poor welfare zoos are all examples of animal exploitation in the name of entertainment.
Bottlenose Dolphin Facts
The bottlenose dolphin, known by its scientific name as Tursiops truncatus, is the species of dolphin most often found in captive exhibits and swim programs.
Captive-bred dolphins in interactive programs
The claim that captive dolphins are semi-domesticated or that a captive-bred dolphin is less of a predatory wild animal due to its birth in captivity has no scientific basis.