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You can tell by the pig's face - look!

Is there an easy way to tell if a sentient animal is experiencing what the scientists referred to as "positive states" or, as the rest of us would say, "is the animal happy"?...more >>

Not Woodstock, "Woofstock"

How do you make an animal charity successful? There are literally thousands of organisations who through the dedication of their volunteers and supporters, strive to make a difference to improve the...more >>

Would you want to be a seabird in New Zealand?

Plastic pollution is emerging as a top threat to ocean ecosystems. By 2025, it’s been estimated that there could be 1 ton of plastic for every 3 tons of fish in the ocean. Plastic debris...more >>

£25,000 bounty for a dog's head

A sniffer dog has had a £25,000 bounty placed on its head by criminals because it is so good at its job, its owner has claimed. Springer spaniel Scamp managed to detect £6m worth of...more >>

CCTV in abattoirs - to doggie daycare centres?

Poland’s Chief Veterinarian has ordered controls in slaughterhouses after television footage showed a company killing sick cows and selling the meat for human consumption.   Poland...more >>

You do know the latest about the whales, right?

Issues of whales, conservation, and the tensions between country and international law are just some of the issues highlighted in the news about Japan withdrawing from the International Whaling...more >>

Do animals experience grief?

A Thai man has made it his life's mission to help people through their grief with animals. (https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/clm1wxp533pt/animals) There's no doubt that when pets are lost or...more >>

The Chinese variant of bull fighting

So, you've heard about the bullfighting in Spain, right? And the debates questioning how the law can condone harming an animal for peoples entertainment? Animal welfare groups have celebrated...more >>

Live exports: What underpins the controversy?

So when you hear the term “live exports”, what do you think of? And are you a supporter, or a non-supporter, or …? New Zealand is a country that has made a lot of its alleged ban...more >>
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