Without legislation to protect our animals, the people who continue to abuse and neglect them will repeatedly escape justice and conviction for these crimes. Legislation is one of the major cornerstones of animal welfare but, without enforcement of the law, these people will never be penalised, or forced to change.
I was delighted to find the original pdf of ANVIL‘s Animal Health and Welfare Bill Public Consultation Response from back in 2008. Over 30 Irish animal welfare organisations took part in the consultation about the pending animal welfare legislation, and the Report clearly gives a good representation of those experienced in the field. And I […]
The ASPCA designated April 8 as National Dog Fighting Awareness Day (NDFAD) to advance the conversation about dog fighting and to encourage animal lovers across the US to take action against this brutal form of animal cruelty – find out more here (link updated April 2019). While the information will be specific to America, it will undoubtedly translate fairly easily […]
Just having a dip into the new Animal Welfare Act 2013. The Irish government are admitting that hunting, coursing and fishing are cruel. But they’re not going to do anything about it. Am sure I must be misunderstanding but …