Another carriage horse accident on the afternoon of April 23rd added fuel to the fire between the carriage horse industry and animal activists. A horse named Spartacus collapsed, apparently after being spooked by a bus, on Central Park South, just […]
The legal status of animals is similar to that of a table, but in France it seems that this is about to change. Lawmakers on the French National Assembly legal committee voted to change animals status from “personal property” to […]
Easter is coming and many animal advocacy organizations are urging parents not to buy live Easter animals like rabbits and baby chicks.
Animal rights activist and Community Board 11 member Bernadette Ferarra updated the community at last nights Board meeting on the ongoing process to establish and fund a no-kill shelter for animals in our borough, responding to significant feral cat communities […]
Photo c/o Urban Resource Institute Just in time for Women’s History Month, the ASPCA (the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced that they will award a grant of $75,000 to The Urban Resource Institute (URI) for […]
(Photo c/o Steve Slaylon) The Mute Swan is a living picture of beauty with its long elegant necks and snow white plumage. It is often considered a symbol of fertility and love but to the New York State Department of […]
Photo c/o Chad Sisneros (Humanesociety.org) The Farm Bill has had it’s share of controversies, but a lesser known and laudable provision was added to the bill that is a victory for animal welfare. Last Friday President Obama signed the final […]