According to the ASPCA, there are an estimated 10,000 puppy mills in the U.S. Approximately 2,000-3,000 of these are operating legally and licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Montreal Canada’s 375th-anniversary celebrations included an urban rodeo despite vast uproar from the animal rights community. It took place from August 24th to the 27th in the city’s old port – an area filled with charm and tradition. There is nothing traditional about a rodeo. It has been marked as the first of its kind. Let’s ensure that it will be the last.
Maple Farm Sanctuary, a non-profit farm animal sanctuary located in Massachusetts, is a safe haven for farm animals, but the sanctuary wasn’t always that way. Maple Farm Sanctuary founders, Cheri Ezell-Vandersluis was a former goat farmer and her husband, Jim Vandersluis was a former dairy cow farmer.
The influx of incoming animals can place a strain on resources and displace animals already in the shelter, leaving workers scrambling to find a place for everyone to go. Because of this, donations and support are critical after a disaster, and there are several ways you can help, whether it’s on-site or from afar.