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23 Jun 2023, 7:08 am by
Major win: Canada just banned cosmetics animal testing and trade Fri, 06/23/2023 - 14:08 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a massive step forward, Canada has just passed a ban on cosmetics animal testing and the sale of beauty products that rely on new animal test data to substantiate their safety, becoming the second North American country to do so; Mexico passed such a ban in 2021. [read post]
9 Dec 2021, 9:30 am by
It’s time for the US to end cosmetics testing on animals Thu, 12/09/2021 - 17:30 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There is simply no reason to force guinea pigs, rabbits, mice and rats to undergo painful new chemical tests for cosmetic products like shampoo and mascara when better science allows for non-animal testing methods that are more relevant to human safety. [read post]
1 Apr 2020, 1:25 pm by
Coronavirus crisis increases need to help victims of domestic violence and their pets Wed, 04/01/2020 - 20:25 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With hundreds of millions of people required to stay indoors during the coronavirus pandemic, the media is reporting an alarming increase in domestic violence incidents the world over. [read post]
15 May 2020, 10:06 am by
The Endangered Species Act is in its own fight for survival; help us save and strengthen it Fri, 05/15/2020 - 17:06 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Imagine our world and its wildlife without the protections of the Endangered Species Act. [read post]
19 Oct 2020, 11:46 am by
Another right whale on the ropes: entanglement means extinction Mon, 10/19/2020 - 18:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our National Marine Fisheries Service, slow to take action, really shouldn’t need a prompt about the fierce urgency of now when it comes to protecting the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale. [read post]
21 Apr 2021, 12:02 pm by
Bill to ban dangerous wild animals as pets advances in Nevada Wed, 04/21/2021 - 19:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Nevada, one of the last remaining states without a ban on the ownership of exotic wild animals as pets, is now moving to pass a law to do exactly that. [read post]
20 Mar 2020, 12:34 pm by
As scandals in horse racing escalate, trainers join calls for reform Fri, 03/20/2020 - 19:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The recent indictment of more than two dozen people, including racehorse trainers and veterinarians, in a widespread doping scandal has turned a red-hot spotlight on the horseracing industry. [read post]
23 Jun 2021, 11:30 am by
Death of chimp reveals tragic truth about primates kept as pets in America Wed, 06/23/2021 - 18:30 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Earlier this week, law enforcement officers from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s office in Oregon were called to a home because a pet chimpanzee attacked a woman who subsequently locked herself in a bedroom. [read post]
1 Jul 2020, 11:21 am by
House passes major infrastructure package with key provisions for wildlife corridors, horse transport Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:21 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
18 Jul 2022, 9:54 am by
Breaking: Historic transport of approximately 4,000 beagles spared from animal testing Mon, 07/18/2022 - 16:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block You may have seen in the news that our Animal Rescue Team was approached by the U.S. [read post]
28 Dec 2020, 11:51 am by
Omnibus signed into law over weekend has major wins on horse racing, slaughter and soring Mon, 12/28/2020 - 19:51 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With the signing of the omnibus bill this past weekend, U.S. federal law now includes critical protections for horses we have fought hard for over many years. [read post]
9 Mar 2020, 1:59 pm by
BREAKING NEWS: Racehorse trainers, veterinarians charged in widespread doping scandal Mon, 03/09/2020 - 20:59 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Federal prosecutors have charged more than two dozen racehorse trainers, veterinarians and drug dealers in a “widespread, corrupt” scheme to dope horses to push them beyond their limits, increase profits and cheat the betting public. [read post]
18 Feb 2021, 11:46 am by
As fur farms prepare to breed mink, global health bodies issue warning on high coronavirus risk Thu, 02/18/2021 - 19:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Mink fur farms have emerged as hotspots for the coronavirus, with 11 nations in Europe, Canada and the United States reporting such infections and, in some cases, transmissions from animals to human workers. [read post]
3 Jun 2020, 1:00 pm by
Good riddance to Steve King: Iowa primary voters dump U.S. congressman who supported horse slaughter, dogfighting and factory farming Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:00 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There is perhaps no one in the recent history of Congress who, during his term in office, has attempted to wreak more havoc on animals than Steve King. [read post]
23 Mar 2021, 2:35 pm by
But he now has a chance to set things right Tue, 03/23/2021 - 21:35 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Gov. [read post]
4 Jun 2021, 12:20 pm by
Breaking: Biden administration takes steps to strengthen the Endangered Species Act Fri, 06/04/2021 - 19:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, the Biden administration announced it will take the needed ax to some of the Trump-era regulations that undermined the Endangered Species Act, and made a promise to revise others. [read post]
3 Jun 2020, 10:38 am by
Court gives Joe Exotic’s zoo to Carole Baskin of Big Cat Rescue; but no reprieve for the animals Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:38 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In yet another twist in the continuing saga of Joe Exotic, a court has awarded his roadside zoo in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, to the leader of a big cat sanctuary whom he once hired a hitman to kill. [read post]
12 Nov 2021, 1:48 am by
Inside our campaign for Proposition 12, the strongest law for farm animals Fri, 11/12/2021 - 09:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Three years ago this month, something truly extraordinary happened for animals. [read post]
10 Jun 2020, 12:09 pm by
Trump administration opens Alaska's national preserves to cruel practices like trophy-hunting denning bears and wolves and their cubs; proposes disbanding protections on Kenai Wildlife Refuge Wed, 06/10/2020 - 19:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration has given trophy hunters the green light to commit some of the worst sort of carnage on 20 million acres of Alaska’s pristinely beautiful national preserves. [read post]
10 Aug 2020, 10:42 am by
Celebrating lions – and protecting them – across the globe Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:42 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, on World Lion Day, we celebrate lions as an iconic wild cat species, and we recommit to our campaigns to halt their exploitation and destruction in the United States and abroad. [read post]