Animal Welfare News

Animal Welfare vs. Animal Rights

High Plains Journal In the past few years, you may have noticed major fast-food joints advertising their sourcing of food by more “ethical” farm practices. Panera Bread is the latest restaurant to get on its high horse and announce it…

Ten Lessons from 30 Years Battling Animal Rights

Truth About Fur Thirty years! The other day I suddenly realised that this is the 30th anniversary of the publication my book Second Nature: The Animal-Rights Controversy. First published by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. in 1985, this was the first serious…

Feld Entertainment and Primary Children’s Hospital Announce New Cancer Research Funding Effort

The Feld Family, owners of Feld Entertainment, Inc., the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® and the Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation®, announced today a new funding effort with Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH) and University…

Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare: What’s in a Word?

Drovers Cattle Network In all of the media monitoring we do at the Alliance – which is quite a bit – I am constantly seeing the terms “animal rights” and “animal welfare” treated interchangeably, even sometimes within trade media. I’m…

EXCLUSIVE: New York City carriage horses are stress-free even after long day of trotting, academic says

Daily News You’re probably more stressed than a New York City carriage horse, according to a new study. A California academic who specializes in equine medicine conducted an intensive study of stress levels on Big Apple carriage horses and found…

Animal Rights or Welfare – The Big Difference

Huffington Post – The Blog Who, in this day and age, would stand up in parliament and oppose a ban on wild animals in circuses? Andrew Rosindell, the Conservative MP for Romford, did that last week and blocked Labour MP…

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus recently announced it will phase out elephant acts over the next three years. Has the time come for circuses to eliminate all animal acts?

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Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts

Note from the Animal Welfare Council – We are sad to lose the magnificent elephants from the traveling show that allow so many Americans to see them up close and personal.  We understand the decision and thankful to Feld Entertainment…