Care & Safety

South Korea Shuts Down Largest Dog Meat Slaughterhouse

South Korea Shuts Down Largest Dog Meat Slaughterhouse

Samantha Schwab
Nov 28, 2018

Image via Facebook.com/Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth / CARE The Seongnam City Council closed Taepyeong, the largest dog slaughterhouse in South Korea, where hundreds of thousands of dogs were killed each year, according to...
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Marijuana Legalization Is Putting Drug Dogs in Early Retirement

Marijuana Legalization Is Putting Drug Dogs in Early Retirement

Samantha Schwab
Nov 27, 2018

Image via iStock.com/skilpad Drug dogs who have been previously trained to detect narcotics, including marijuana, are now considered a liability, according to Fox News. Since marijuana has become legal in some places, a detection...
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First Elephant Hospital in India Opens

First Elephant Hospital in India Opens

Samantha Schwab
Nov 26, 2018

Image via Facebook/Homegrown A hospital dedicated to caring for geriatric, sick and injured elephants has opened in the Hindu holy town of Mathura in India last week—the first of its kind in the country. According to...
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Spokane City Council Considering Ordinance to Discourage Service Animal Misrepresentation

Spokane City Council Considering Ordinance to Discourage Service Animal Misrepresentation

Kendall Curley
Nov 21, 2018

Image via iStock.com/andresr There have been many stories of people using support and service animal laws to allow their non-service pets to have the same privileges, but this has not gone without consequence. From airport travel...
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California Family Returns After Camp Fire to Find Dog Guarding Neighbor’s Home

California Family Returns After Camp Fire to Find Dog Guarding Neighbor’s Home

Samantha Schwab
Nov 21, 2018

Image via Facebook/The Updater The Copsey family evacuated their home in Northern California to escape the deadly Camp Fire and returned two days later to find their home destroyed. They also found something they didn’t expect--their...
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Communities Rally Together to Help Animals Displaced by California Wildfires

Communities Rally Together to Help Animals Displaced by California Wildfires

Kendall Curley
Nov 13, 2018

Image via North Valley Animal Disaster Group/Facebook The California wildfires have displaced countless families and forced many to evacuate. The Woolsey fire in the city of Thousand Oaks has affected people from Malibu all the way to...
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