PETA issued a report documenting physical and behavioural harm it says dolphins suffer from their use in live shows and confinement in captivity.
The Flanders government in Belgium said stunning animals was more humane, banning ritually slaughtered animal meat. Now, Muslims and Jews have to drive hours-long journeys to find the meat they want.
The Selcuk Camel wrestling festival dates back over 2,400 years and originated among the nomadic Turkic Tribes. Today, this camel wrestling league holds over 30 events across the country from November to March.
The decision follows a public consultation that found overwhelming support for banning third-party sales of puppies and kittens to protect the animals from exploitation.
An international animal welfare charity, the Four Paws group, completes the evacuation of a dozen animals stranded in a neglected zoo in the conflict-torn Aleppo province of northern Syria.
40-year-old machine operator Pan Chieh has designed wheelchairs for animals in need at less than one-third the price of commercially available models, he says.
In Turkey there are countless street animals and many are well-loved and cared for. A new draft law wants to make sure the legal framework to protect them is solid.
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