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Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla, written by Katherine Applegate and illustrated by G. Brian Karas, was a nominee for the 2016-17 South Carolina Picture Book Award. 138 more words

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The Quint: Muslim Men Assaulted Over Cattle in Delhi: How The Horror Unfolded

In what appears to be a case of violence in the guise of animal welfare, two cattle traders and the driver of their truck were attacked in the heart of Delhi late on 22 April. 146 more words

The transport of animals, whether by sea, land or air should be done in a manner that does not cause pain and suffering. Animals should not be overcrowded in a lorry, train or any other vessel used to transport them. 265 more words


Hannover Zoo elephant abuse

Allegations against the Hannover Zoo are horrifying, and quite damning, with video evidence of handlers abusing young elephants.  National Geographic reports that PETA videos show handlers using bull hooks to “train” the elephants.   80 more words


Reducing stress in shelter dogs

Editor’s Note from DoggyMom:  This research endorses the approach used by Best Friends Animal Society at its Kanab, Utah sanctuary which allows behavior-tested dogs to go on ‘sleepovers’ with volunteers and guests.  835 more words