I’m happy to share some good news that is coming from the front lines of animal activism. China has now officially banned the sale of dog meat, and the ban will go into effect June 15, 2017! This is great news, and it is sparking much needed change across China. Starting in June, street vendors, restaurants, and markets will...
Prepare to feel all the warm feelings when you see what happens when a cyclists rescues an abandoned kitten! Abandoned, hungry, and alone, a small kitten was cowering on the side of the road, when the kitten was spotted by Viitor Fonesca, a Brazilian man out riding his bicycle. Fonesca saw the pitiful kitten, and he promptly stopped to see if...
Ringling Bros. Circus made headlines when they announced they are shutting down, and more and more circuses are going out of business. The main reason is that attendance is down because people don’t approve of how circuses treat animals, and often, with good reason. Elephants, tigers, and lions aren’t meant to be caged, trained to do tricks, and dragged out...
Living with a dog (or, many dogs!) is rarely boring! While, they are usually loving, loyal, and often content to snooze on the couch, some dogs aren’t quite so docile! I want you to meet these feisty dogs who, while still their owners’ best friends, have shown a bit of a sassy side. Maybe some public dog shaming will...
I want you to meet Polly - Polly is a very special goat who has overcome some pretty significant challenges. Polly is blind and has neurological damage which has led to eating issues, so she has been severely underweight. Added to all this is some pretty major anxiety problems. Fortunately, she was brought to Goats of Anarchy. Don’t you just...
So many people mistreat their dogs, it’s just awful. Fortunately, some of the dogs get rescued and get to be spoiled and loved by their new owners in their new homes. That’s what happened to Lola. For the first eight years of her life, she was chained up in a garage and was completely isolated. She never got to play...
With the arrival of spring and warm weather, most people start cleaning up their yards. Branches and dead leaves that fell over winter need to be cleaned up, and dead grass needs to be raked. However, you don’t want to rake or mow your yard too early. You could end up causing serious harm to newborn animals! I know it...
B.B. is a small poodle rescued from a puppy mill. When the Humane Society in Charlotte, North Carolina raided a home, B.B. was one of the dogs they found there. There were over 150 dogs, cats, and goats on the property, all kept in awful condition. B.B. was found in a small wire cage that hadn’t been cleaned in clearly...
You have to meet Lola, this absolutely adorable calico kitten! Lola had a rough beginning. Left alone in a cage in the front of a feed store and farming supply store, crying with loneliness, Lola was absolutely pitiful. Fortunately, Carla Reilly Moore just happened to have to run an errand at the feed store that day! Moore is the co-founder...
Pet stores often get the animals they sell from breeders who treat their animals horribly. Known as “puppy mills,” breeders keep female dogs in terrible conditions, forcing them to have litter after litter so the puppies can be sold for large profits. These puppies are often in poor health or have birth defects and deformities. Not only this, but the...