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Sign the petition to help end the Yulin dog meat festival

In Yulin, China, June 21st is an annual “festival” when dogs and cats – many of them stolen pets – are brutally beaten to death and then they’re eaten. These animals suffer enormously – packed tightly together in tiny cages and transported for days without food or water to slaughterhouses …

Animal Welfare
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Help end cruel live export of sheep

Transporting sheep vast distances to be slaughtered in the Middle East is cruel. There is no getting around it. The journeys are gruelling and sheep routinely die in terrible circumstances. Footage aired on 60 Minutes Sunday 8th April shows this all too distressingly. Brave Coalition MP Sussan Ley has tabled …

Animal Welfare
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Ask supermarkets to stop stocking kangaroo cruelty

It’s time to stand up for kangaroos – our most persecuted species. A new documentary is bringing much needed scrutiny to Australia’s commercial kangaroo industry. Kangaroo: A Love Hate Story (trailer below) depicts the harsh brutality of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial wildlife. Over the last decade more than …

Animal Welfare
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Ask the Indonesian government to end the dog meat trade in Indonesia

Every year, millions of dogs are brutally transported throughout Indonesia to supply the demand for dog meat. Many are stolen family pets and illegally trafficked dogs. They are crammed into cages and sacks so tightly that they can barely move, their mouths bound shut so they can hardly breathe. They …

Animal Welfare
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We can end mulesing in Australia

Mulesing is a surgical procedure developed in the 1920’s designed to reduce the incidence of flystrike in Australia.  Skin is sliced from the buttocks of lambs to scar the skin to prevent wrinkles and wool growth and keep the skin free from faecal and urine stains which attract flies.  Skin …

Animal Welfare
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Australia must not feed the demand for ejiao

The booming demand for donkey skins fuelled by an obsession with a traditional Chinese medicine named ejiao, which too many people believe helps everything from impotence to cancer, is causing a global outcry.  Not only does it have a devastating effect on donkey populations in Africa and rural communities whose …

Animal Welfare
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Urge the South Korean government to protect all dogs and cats from the cruel dog meat industry

South Korea is the only country in the world known to intensively breed dogs for human consumption. Thousands of dog meat farms across the country breed an estimated 2.5 million dogs each year who are confined in small, barren cages outdoors. They live in states of perpetual fear, boredom, hunger …

Animal Welfare
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Help secure Australian cosmetics animal testing ban

During the last federal election the Turnbull Government promised to ban cosmetics testing on animals and although we welcome their new Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017, we are concerned that it does not go far enough.  The bill has a loophole which would severely undermine the ban. TAKE ACTION:  Please support …

Animal Welfare
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Help end greyhound racing for good

As long as greyhound racing remains legal, dogs will continue suffer every day.  In the 3 months since the spectacular back flip on the ban by the former NSW Premier last October, the industry has proven they are incapable of reform with statistics revealing the shocking reality – an increase in injury and …