April 13, 2021

US: LSU allegedly bought live shelter dogs for research

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By Susan Bird From care2 According to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals , the Louisiana State University veterinary school may have violated the federal Animal Welfare Act by buying dogs — both alive and dead — from a Baton Rouge animal shelter. PETA asserts that a whistleblower reached out to them — a former executive director of the […]

Spooked camel injures 6 children at Pittsburgh circus

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By: Laura Goldman From Care2 You might think that the demise of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus—which announced before it shut down last year that it would no longer use live elephants—would be a wake-up call for other circuses to drop their non-human performers. Unfortunately, that was not the case with the […]