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Animal Protection

Taking Animal Sentience Seriously

What, when, and how do nonhuman animals feel? Source: Gundula Vogel/Pixabay. In late 2015, a new journal was founded that dedicated itself to the investigation of animal sentience: that is, the capacity of animals to experience subjective states such as pleasure or pain. Its official title: Animal Sentience  What follows is part…
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March 22, 2020
Animal Protection

COVID-19: SPCA, RAPS take steps to protect animals during pandemic

Article contentBoth the B.C. SPCA and the Regional Animal Protection Society are taking steps to protect pets during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Effective Wednesday, the B.C. SPCA will restrict public access to its shelters with the exception of adoption appointments and emergency surrenders.We apologize, but this video has failed to load.COVID-19:…
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March 19, 2020
Animal Protection

Animal Protection Index: India ranks second

On March 12, 2020, Global Animal Protection Index 2020 was released by World Animal Protection, an international animal welfare charity. India was ranked second in the index. Highlights The Animal Protection Index ranks countries from A to G. India was ranked along with Spain, Mexico, France and New Zealand. In…
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March 13, 2020
Animal Protection

Cat shot with crossbow bolt in Shiga Pref

A cat with a crossbow bolt in its body was found outside the entrance to a woman’s home in Koka, Shiga Prefecture, police said, adding the person responsible faces a charge of violating the animal protection law. According to police, the woman found the cat at around 1 p.m. on Monday…
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March 11, 2020