Dec 15, 2011
WSPA launches a global campaign to improve the lives of tens of millions of farm animals worldwide. The organization is working to raise public awareness of the inherent relationship between better animal welfare, the environmental and economic sustainability.
Dec 08, 2011
Kristin Bauer, who plays vampire Pam in the smash-hit series True Blood, announced her support for WSPA’s Collars Not Cruelty campaign after hearing about the brutal ways in which nearly 20 million dogs are killed every year, often in failed attempts to control rabies.
Sep 27, 2011
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, 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.
Sep 20, 2011
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.
Aug 31, 2011
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.
PDF: High Steaks: a humane and sustainable 'farm to fork' beef system in the U.S.
PDF: Enhancing rural livelihoods and nutrition through higher welfare poultry production in India.
PDF: An analysis of attitudes and bear bile use in Vietnam.