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Archive of posts published in the category: Animal Rights

This Week in Animal Rights (May 17, 2021)

Despite alarmist headlines about post-pandemic adoption returns, intakes are down overall. The Green River, WY,…

This Week in Animal Rights (Apr. 26 & May 3, 2021)

A New Jersey pound has rejected a request by caretakers to foster visibly pregnant cats…

This Week in Animal Rights (Apr. 19, 2021)

A dog who chewed her own leg off after being caught in a coyote trap…

On “The wild frontier of animal welfare”

Arguing that the “overwhelming majority of the animals of the overwhelming majority of species appear…

This Week in Animal Rights (Apr. 12, 2021)

A study finds that sterilizing community dogs actually encourages kindness toward street dogs as caretakers…

This Week in Animal Rights (Apr. 5, 2021)

After three decades, dogs identified as “pit bulls” are welcome again in Maumelle, AR. In…

This Week in Animal Rights (Mar. 29, 2021)

A Federal Court this week dismissed a case seeking to overturn a San Francisco law…

This Week in Animal Rights (Mar. 22, 2021)

Archeologists have unearthed what is believed to be the world’s oldest known pet cemetery in…

This Week in Animal Rights (Mar. 15, 2021)

Garfield, NJ, passed an inhumane local law making it illegal to feed or care for…

This Week in Animal Rights (Mar. 8, 2021)

Extremists on both ends of the spectrum — the NRA on the Right and, on…