Welfare

Thin beef steaks grown in labs available to diners by 2021

An Israeli company based in Rehovot, a city in the Central District of Israel, about 20 km south of Tel…

3 days ago

Insensitive picture of smiling woman holding pig carcass like a baby

Disgusting. No respect. Self-indulgent. Wrong. Everything about this photograph is distasteful and unpleasant. Please can we not show animals more…

1 month ago

The zebra’s stripes help to keep the animal cool

The zebra's stripes help to keep the animal cool so says an 85-year-old amateur zoologist and her 71-year-old husband, Alison…

1 month ago

Americans ingest up to 52,000 micro-plastic particles a year

Canadian scientists conducted an extensive analysis of hundreds of "datasets" on micro-plastic contamination. They compared this information with the typical…

1 month ago

A vegan owning a cat is like meeting President Trump

Vegans and domestic cats can go together just as well as meat eating owners and their cats. What a person…

2 months ago

New Lidl labelling scheme still hides how chickens are reared

In the UK a new supermarket scheme intended to tell shoppers the conditions under which chickens are reared does not…

2 months ago

Feeding pet rabbits fruit and vegetables can make them obese

Hay is a much better food for a rabbit than fruit which is relatively high in sugar which can make…

2 months ago

Kangaroos hit by vehicles in Australia need to be euthanised

It seems that a lot of kangaroos are hit by a lot of vehicles on Australia's dusty red roads and…

2 months ago

The actor Martin Clunes dropped as patron of animal welfare charity

The very talented and popular British actor, Martin Clunes has been dropped as patron of the Born Free Foundation ('Born…

2 months ago

Regarding UK air pollution we must think of our companion animals as well

Picture in public domain - words added. Currently there is a lot of talk on the Internet and in newspapers…

2 months ago