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Meat quality influenced by animal welfare - GlobalMeatNews.com

Meat quality influenced by animal welfare - GlobalMeatNews.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

“If you want the market to advance, you need to be able to say: 'This is the current state of the animal welfare',” she said. “And for that you need to have documentation."

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What Does a Government Shutdown Mean for Animals? - HSUS News

What Does a Government Shutdown Mean for Animals? - HSUS News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Several people have asked how a government shutdown affects animals, either by suspending critical animal welfare functions or providing a temporary reprieve from government killing programs. While some of the details are still emerging, here's a brief rundown on how the agencies are handling the shutdown and some of the effects that we expect it could have on animals.
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10 Compelling Reasons To Add A Shelter Dog To Your Life - Huffington Post

10 Compelling Reasons To Add A Shelter Dog To Your Life - Huffington Post | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
It's October, which is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month. If you haven't already experienced the joy of dog adoption, it's a good time to save a canine life and upgrade your own in the process..
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16 more dogs seized in probe into dogfighting ring

16 more dogs seized in probe into dogfighting ring | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animal welfare officials say they have rescued an additional 16 pit bulls that were surrendered during an investigation into a dogfighting ring that spanned several Southeastern states.
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Koalas face 'huge' fall in numbers as climate change bites, study warns

Koalas face 'huge' fall in numbers as climate change bites, study warns | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Call for change in Australia's land management practices to maintain shaded trees for animals to shelter in by day.

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Animal welfare laws in spotlight

Animal welfare laws in spotlight | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Aucklanders are being urged to let their pets put their best paw forward during an event calling for better animal welfare laws to end cruelty.
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Horse Meat In Human Food Chain Causes Health Concerns - CBS Boston

Horse Meat In Human Food Chain Causes Health Concerns - CBS Boston | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

There is a growing health concern for people, as horse meat shows up in the human food chain.

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WATCH + DOWNLOAD best selling kids Critterkin ebook

WATCH + DOWNLOAD best selling kids Critterkin ebook | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Since its release just 10 days ago, the new e-book inspired by IFAW’s work in Cozumel, Mexico has already shot up to #1 on the Amazon bestsellers list in its category. Even better, it’s currently FREE to download for all the most common e-readers!
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World Animal Day: European Commission urged to deliver new framework animal welfare law | Eurogroup For Animals

World Animal Day: European Commission urged to deliver new framework animal welfare law | Eurogroup For Animals | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
On this symbolic day for all animals and their supporters, Eurogroup for Animals presented the European Commission with its detailed demands for a future animal welfare framework law.
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Manchester zoo cited for animal welfare issues - Mason City Globe Gazette

A privately owned zoo in northeast Iowa is under the watchful eye of federal inspectors and animal rights groups after federal inspectors have repeatedly found poor sanitation, inadequate staffing and other problems.
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In pictures: Animal welfare in Ethiopia - BBC News

In pictures: Animal welfare in Ethiopia - BBC News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Crowd of people with horses and carts There are more than two million horses in Ethiopia with many people relying on them for their livelihoods.

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Renowned autism activist, animal welfare expert 'thinks in pictures' - phillyBurbs.com

Renowned autism activist, animal welfare expert 'thinks in pictures' - phillyBurbs.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Renowned autism activist, animal welfare expert 'thinks in pictures' phillyBurbs.com Autistic herself, the renowned activist, Ph.D., best-selling author and animal-welfare expert visited Delaware Valley College this week to share her thoughts on...
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Aerial culling declared humane

Aerial culling declared humane | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The first animal welfare study of aerial culling ever undertaken in Australia, has found it to be a humane method of controlling feral populations.
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Voices of SeaWorld: Animal Care and Welfare at SeaWorld

How do SeaWorld veterinarians care for killer whales, dolphins and other amazing animals that live underwater?

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Call for Papers for Animal Welfare Conference - ThePoultrySite.com

Call for Papers for Animal Welfare Conference - ThePoultrySite.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

he first call has been made for papers for the UFAW conference, 'Recent advances in animal welfare science IV', which will be held in York on 26 June 2014.

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National Lawyers Guild Launches Animal Rights Activism Committee

National Lawyers Guild Launches Animal Rights Activism Committee | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The National Lawyers Guild has partnered with The Center for Constitutional Rights to form a committee dedicated to the furtherance of animal liberation (The National Lawyers Guild has formed an Animal Rights Activism Committee, you're invited to ...
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Animal Control Officials May Be Held Liable for ‘Failure to Exercise Expected Law-Enforcement Duties’

Animal Control Officials May Be Held Liable for ‘Failure to Exercise Expected Law-Enforcement Duties’ | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Two recent court decisions in different states may signal judicial reassessment of the long-accepted position that public agencies and animal-control officials are immune from liability in dog-attacks resulting from ‘failure to exercise expected...
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'Lucky Dog' trainer Brandon McMillan gives shelter dogs a new rep ...

'Lucky Dog' trainer Brandon McMillan gives shelter dogs a new rep ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
He started as a wild animal trainer for the movies, now Brandon McMillan is saving shelter dogs from their tragic fates, and showing America there is no such thing as “untrainable” dog on CBS' “Lucky Dog”...
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Employment law fails animal welfare | Homepaddock

Employment law fails animal welfare | Homepaddock | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Federated farmers is concerned that employment law is failing when it comes to animal welfare issues. In a recent survey of its members, a clear picture was highlighted, where farm employers feel the legal system prevents them from ensuring livestock are not abused or neglected.

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Montana Issues 6,000 Hunting Permits For Its 625 Remaining Wolves, Fee Just $19 Per Permit

Montana Issues 6,000 Hunting Permits For Its 625 Remaining Wolves, Fee Just $19 Per Permit | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Montana officials say that they plan to maintain a viable wolf population there, albeit one smaller than the 625 that live in the state now, as they opened wolf-hunting season this week with new, relaxed rules on killing the animals.
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ANIMALS MATTER

ANIMALS MATTER | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Animal suffering is an urgent worldwide problem. As well as the individual actions we can take to protect and respect animals, our governments have a crucial role to play in recognising that animals matter.
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Majority of Canadians Want Clearer Animal Welfare Labels

Majority of Canadians Want Clearer Animal Welfare Labels | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
A new poll by Environics Research Group reveals that 82 percent of Canadians want to see clearer labels on meat, dairy products and eggs indicating how animals were raised. The poll comes as the Canadian Food Inspection Agency conducts a Food Labelling Modernization Initiative to address weaknesses in the current food labelling framework..
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Primates in Medical Research – Free Literature

Primates in Medical Research – Free Literature | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Making full use of the iBook’s capability to show video, images and sound, Primates in Medical Research shows the vital role of primates in medical research. The iBook feature recent video clips recorded in primate research and breeding facilities in the UK, US and Israel..
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Aquino urged to sign amended animal protection bill into law - Inquirer.net

Aquino urged to sign amended animal protection bill into law - Inquirer.net | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) on Friday urged President Benigno Aquino to sign into law the amended Animal Welfare Act.

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Officials debate role of an animal shelter - Cincinnati.com

Officials debate role of an animal shelter - Cincinnati.com | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Kenton County Commissioner Kris Knochelmann said he had learned that it was the practice of the Kenton County Animal Shelter to euthanize animals when there were empty cages and space available.
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