Israel bans the importation of donkeys into Gaza because they are abused there

Gazan donkey

NEWS AND COMMENT: The Washington Post reports that Israel has banned the importation of the much-needed donkeys into Gaza because animal welfare groups have told them that Gaza donkeys are treated very badly. That’s the report and it seems to me that Israel are trying …

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The delicious taste of bacon outweighs animal welfare

How we treat farm livestock

The photograph on Twitter X says it all: The comments to the image are instructive: But I love bacon… Everyone loves bacon. AND Just had a bacon cheeseburger. Mmmmmm That’s the point: humans won’t give up their bacon and cheeseburgers in the interests of animal …

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Canadian police officer kills a deer with an axe in suburbia on video in plain sight

Canadian police officer kills an injured deer with an axe in suburbia on video

NEWS AND COMMENT: I am very critical of these police officers’ behavior and police behavior generally in this post. This is sheer horror and the horror was committed by a police officer of the Ontario Provincial Police. A resident, Marcey Danae, saw the brutal killing …

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Let’s remember Lolita, the orca held in captivity for 50 years who died just before her release

Lolita

I would like to remember Lolita, the orca held in captivity for 50 years. She was due to be released into the ocean but instead she suddenly passed away. She never saw the ocean again. Her birthright, her habitat, her place to live from where …

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Foxhunting teacher said that she had to chastise a pony by hitting him in the face

Woman foxhunter slaps horse in face and kicks it as it was uncooperative

This page has been updated as the jury’s verdict has come in: she has been acquitted. Her post-trial statement is on video at the base of the article. She said that the damage caused by a “trial by social media” is “irreversible” and that she …

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Berkley, MI, USA, city council voted 4-1 to outlaw retail sales of commercially-bred animals in pet stores

Rescue dog needing a home

Nathan Winograd reports to me that an important change to the city-wide laws are about to be made in Berkley, Michigan, USA which is that pet stores have been given two years to phase out the sale of commercially bred animals such as puppies and …

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