SPCA’s Operation Military Pets Marks Its 2,000th Grant Helping U.S. Soldiers Transport Their Pets When They Are Transferred To Duty

The recipient of the 2,000th grant is the Wood family, who applied for an OMP program grant to help move Thor and Loki from Hawaii to Chantilly, Virginia. SPCA International has awarded its 2,000th grant through its Operation Military Pets (OMP)…

Victory! Colorado Approves Reintroduction Of Endangered Gray Wolves Bringing Hope To Their Species Throughout The West

An unprecedented state ballot initiative requiring wildlife officials to reintroduce endangered gray wolves in Colorado passed Tuesday’s election with a 20,000-vote majority and hundreds of pro-wolf precincts left to be counted. Opponents conceded that the measure has passed. Proposition 114…

Breaking! Endangered Species Act Protection Shockingly Stripped From Gray Wolves In The Lower 48 U.S. States Putting Their Species In Jeopardy

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) finalized a rule today that removes protection from gray wolves in the lower 48 states, except for a small population of Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. The USFWS made its decision despite the fact that wolves…

Breaking! Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, And Many Other High Fashion Brands Have Banned Exotic Animal Skins In Their Designs

We are pleased to announce that Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein have officially banned exotic animal skins. Their parent company, PVH Corp., made the decision following discussions with PETA. The animal welfare organization had voiced their concerns with both designers…

New Lawsuit Aims To Stop Hunters From Killing Bears & Their Cubs & Wolves & Their Pups During Denning Season In Alaska’s National Preserves

A lawsuit filed yesterday in Federal District Court in Alaska charges the United States Interior Department and National Park Service (NPS) with violating multiple laws when adopting a rule that would open up national preserves in Alaska to hunting practices like baiting…

47 Dogs And Cats Have Been Rescued From Iraq And Adopted By U.S. Military Service Members That Were Deployed Overseas & Their Families

SPCA International has organized the rescue of 47 dogs and cats from Iraq, befriended and adopted by U.S. service members and contractors deployed overseas in the Middle East. Each animal will be reunited with their service member in the U.S.…

Concerning News As An Estimated 250 Chinese Fishing Vessels Found Near The Galápagos Islands; Killing Protected Species, As Well As Sharks For Their Fins

Photo Jax Oliver, Sea Shepherd On July 17th, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported an unusual concentration of Chinese-flagged fishing vessels congregating in the high seas of the Eastern Tropical Pacific, a maritime region that includes the Galapagos Marine Reserve.…

California’s Only Known Gray Wolf Pack Has Eight New Pups Giving Hope To The Future Of Their Species

California’s only known wolf family, the Lassen pack, has produced its fourth litter of pups. The pups’ father joined the pack recently, after the pack’s first breeding male disappeared last summer. “We’re elated at the birth of the Lassen pack’s…

A team of Czech, Virginia (US) and Florida Researchers find that ‘Dogs may use Earth’s magnetic field to navigate’. ‘north-south running is evidence of the dogs using the magnetic field to orient themselves in unfamiliar surroundings, which in turn helps them find their way home.’

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Join Mercy For Animals For Their 2nd ‘Voices of Compassion’ Virtual Concert Today, Saturday, July 18th, & Sunday, July 19th

Today, Saturday, July 18, and tomorrow, Sunday, July 19, Carrie Ann Inaba from (The Talk and Dancing with the Stars) and acclaimed social media star and actress Tabitha Brown, will co-host a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than…

Wildlife SOS Says Goodbye To Their Beloved Elephant King “Gajraj” Who Was Rescued After Working For Over 50 Years At A Temple In India

It was a warm summer day in 2017 and an atmosphere of excitement lingered in the air at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation & Care Center (ECCC) as their team prepared for the arrival of ‘Gajraj,’ which means the “King…

Why is the giant panda black and white? Scientists have found that the black and white fur probably offers a kind of evolutionary compromise, allowing them to match with their backgrounds in both snowy and shaded areas.

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New footage shows baby elephants getting their ‘spirits broken’ to work in Thai tourism trade. A report from World Animal Protection in 2018 highlighted ill treatment of elephants, dolphins and other animals in “wildlife abusement parks” in Bali — a popular travel destination for Australians.

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Heartbreaking News! Animal Activist Regan Russell Was Struck & Killed Today By A Slaughterhouse Transport Truck As She Was Giving Water To Pigs On Their Way To Slaughter

We are heartbroken to report the news about the tragic passing of animal activist Regan Russell, who was struck and killed today by a slaughterhouse transport truck outside of the Fearmans Pork Inc. slaughterhouse in Burlington, Ontario, in Canada. Regan…

Submit Your Comments By June 1st Urging The U.S. Government To Remove Dairy From Their 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines

When humans consume dairy from animals, it has the potential to lead to a host of serious health problems. In fact, 36% of the American population is lactose intolerant. The Canadian government recognized this and took action by removing dairy as…