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This Week in Animal Rights (May 17, 2021)

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

Striking at the root

Worker emotional toll in pounds that kill The dog stiffened as we approached the kill-room.…

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…

Lawsuit may expand veterinary care to millions

A federal lawsuit filed in California contends that state laws and regulations prohibiting veterinarian telehealth…

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…

Study: Community Cats and Shelter Cats Are Not Carriers & Pose No Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

It is time to close the book on concerns about COVID-19 transmission vis-a-vis dogs and…

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

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