Recently, the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association have announced that they are drafting the country’s first welfare standards for the farming and slaughter of livestock and poultry. The standards, set to be published in June 2016, will not be mandatory – but they will be developed with the support of 30 leading animal farming businesses in China.
10 acts of kindness that saved Tuffy – the dog who was scalded with boiling water and thrown from a balcony
At the age of just six weeks, Tuffy received the worst abuse we’ve seen a dog endure. But he recovered, and over the past months has grown into a happy and healthy dog. His recovery was helped by the following acts of kindness – which changed a story of cruelty into one of hope.
Boiled alive and thrown off a balcony – this is how a miracle (and miracle workers) saved a brave dog named Tuffy
As a six-week-old puppy, Tuffy had the shock of his young life – having a pot of boiling water thrown on him for chewing on his former owner’s cell phone.
A balding moon bear called Kay, who had been imprisoned for years in a tiny cage in Vietnam – while suffering painful bile extractions – is set for an eye operation.
Circuses and marine parks have both tried to excuse their abuses by citing conservation. But in reality it is what it looks like – animal cruelty.
When Amara first came to Animals Asia’s Vietnam sanctuary in 2011, she wouldn’t eat all of her food.
These prisoners have an amazing love for animals – the way they respond to the plight of the moon bears made our day
Over her 22 years of bear campaigning, Animals Asia founder Jill Robinson has taken the crusade against the bear bile trade to almost every corner of the world.