Animal Welfare The latest news regarding all aspects of animal welfare, protection, rescue, and preservation. Includes statistics, research, and proposed law changes in agriculture and animal husbandry. This category contains releases from animal welfare societies, animal right activist groups, and companies involved in the areas of animal health, safety, and breeding. Get updates on the status of threatened, endangered, and protected species, as well as announcements of educational campaigns and fundraising events.

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14 Feb, 2019, 09:00 GMT AgDevCo Expands Portfolio in Uganda to Develop Local Pork Industry

AgDevCo and Centurion Agricultural Partners are pleased to announce a multimillion-dollar investment in the Nakifuma Farming Company, a new 390-sow...


06 Feb, 2019, 05:00 GMT Global campaign offers Pope Francis $1 million to try vegan for Lent to save the planet

A major global campaign, backed by many celebrities, environmentalists and scientists, is calling on Pope Francis to try vegan for Lent to 'help...


21 Jan, 2019, 08:00 GMT 5m Books Launches 'Picking a Pedigree?' by Emma Milne, an Invaluable Guide for Pet Owners

Vet and Television Personality Emma Milne has written an invaluable guide to choosing a healthy puppy or kitten. The issue of congenital problems in...


18 Jan, 2019, 07:00 GMT Saxophonist wanted to help get birds breeding

Since 2016, Meridian Energy have been the National Partner of the Department of Conservation's Kakapo Recovery Programme (KRP) in their efforts to...


03 Jan, 2019, 05:00 GMT New Research From The University of Liverpool and WALTHAM Reveals Overweight Dogs May Live Shorter Lives

Study of over 50,000 dogs across 12 breeds shows link between a dog's weight and expected lifespan Research reinforces need for pets to keep a...


14 Dec, 2018, 07:30 GMT Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Félicien, in Canada, Announces an Unusual Event, the Birth of a Second Polar Bear Cub in Less Than 15 Days

Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien, located in Canada, is happy and proud to confirm the birth, on Tuesday, December 11, of a second polar bear cub within ...


06 Dec, 2018, 11:20 GMT Operation Dragon: New Evidence of the Scale of Corruption in the Illegal Turtle and Tortoise Trade in Southeast Asia - A Report by the Wildlife Justice Commission

The Wildlife Justice Commission (WJC) has released today, on the run up to Anti-Corruption Day, the report Operation Dragon: Revealing new evidence...


06 Dec, 2018, 11:20 GMT Operation Dragon: New Evidence of the Scale of Corruption in the Illegal Turtle and Tortoise Trade in Southeast Asia - A Report by the Wildlife Justice Commission

The Wildlife Justice Commission (WJC) has released today, on the run up to Anti-Corruption Day, the report Operation Dragon: Revealing new evidence...


06 Dec, 2018, 06:00 GMT Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien, Located in Canada, Announces a Rare Event, the Birth of a Polar Bear Cub

Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien, located in Canada, is extremely proud to confirm the birth during the night of November 27 of a polar bear cub in...


19 Nov, 2018, 15:30 GMT African Parks Announces Malawi's Giraffe Population Grows With Majete Introduction

Thirteen giraffe have been released into Malawi's Majete Wildlife Reserve, African Parks and Giraffe Conservation Foundation announced on Monday,...


19 Nov, 2018, 13:40 GMT Red Tractor: The Farm Antibiotic Success Story Must be Allowed to Flourish Post-Brexit

"Britain must not go backward on antibiotic controls to appease US trade deals" - Jim Moseley, CEO of Red Tractor Red Tractor CEO, Jim Moseley today...


06 Nov, 2018, 14:00 GMT The RSPB Embraces Mobile Technology to Cut Warehouse Costs and Boost Business Efficiency

The UK charity has transformed its warehouse operations using SOTI MobiControl, deployed and supported by Spirit Data Capture, to optimise the use of ...


18 Oct, 2018, 11:10 BST Compassion in World Farming takes its mission global with NetSuite

SUITECONNECT — Compassion in World Farming, a global charity committed to improving the welfare of farm animals, is rolling out Oracle NetSuite to...


09 Oct, 2018, 07:00 BST The Jane Goodall Institute Launches ForeverWild Campaign

International NGO founded by Dr. Jane Goodall raises awareness to protect species from trafficking With the imminent publication of Horizon Scan, a...


04 Oct, 2018, 19:19 BST The Body Shop And Cruelty Free International Bring A Record-Breaking 8.3 Million Signatures To The United Nations To End Cosmetic Animal Testing Globally

Today, on World Animal Day, The Body Shop and Cruelty Free International brought 8.3 million signatures against cosmetic animal testing to the United ...


02 Oct, 2018, 08:10 BST Huntsman Cancer Institute Becomes the First US Installation of the nanoScan 3 Tesla PET/MRI

The Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, has become the first...


12 Sep, 2018, 17:11 BST RWB Canine Wins Opportunity to Pitch Advanced Canine Biotelemetry iNFOVest System™ to DOD and DHS

RWB Canine, a San Antonio technology company specializing in advanced canine telemetry, has won a highly competitive spot to pitch to DOD and DHS...


09 Sep, 2018, 08:00 BST 100 Wild Elephants Will Be Relocated in One of the Largest Relocations in History From the 9th of September Until End of October 2018, From the Sango Wildlife Conservancy to the Rifa Safari Area Within Zimbabwe

With the kind permission and great support of the Government of Zimbabwe the relocation will take place in Zimbabwe. Under the direction of the...


07 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST Leviticus Cardio Announces Successful Completion of Third Chronic Animal Study

Leviticus Cardio, inventors of the versatile transcutaneous Coplanar Energy Transfer (CET) system for use with implanted left ventricular assist...


27 Aug, 2018, 16:00 BST Veterinary Equipment and Disposables Market Worth $2.40 Billion by 2023

According to a new market research report "Veterinary Equipment and Disposables Market by Product (Consumables, Anesthesia Machines, Ventilators,...


22 Aug, 2018, 14:43 BST Surge: 10,000 Expected at the Official Animal Rights March, London

Taking place for the third year in a row, The Official Animal Rights March on August 25 will bring together thousands of vegans to call for an end to ...