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US House bans eating of dogs and cats

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a legislation prohibiting slaughter of cats and dogs for human consumption.
The Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act, 2018, imposes a fine of USD 5,000 (over Rs 3,50,000) for each violation.
In another resolution, the House has urged all countries including China, South Korea and India to end the dog and

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Furious Wildlife Lovers Take Out Online Petition Against Nawab

They also met National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) officials on Wednesday evening to raise the issue of the Nawab. He has been embroiled in several controversies because of his trigger-happy ways
Wildlife lovers are up in arms against the state forest department’s decision to rope in controversial Hyderabad-based shooter Nawab

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Centre notifies rules to regulate, monitor pet shops

No person can operate a pet shop or carry on with the business of trade in pet animals without a certificate of registration from the State Animal Welfare Board
The Centre has notified new pet shop rules, setting standards for animal housing and care across the country. Now, no person

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After 2 days search; NGO rescues a stray dog

JAMMU: A Jammu based NGO working for the animals’ welfare in the State on Tuesday evening rescued a stray dog, with his head trapped in a plastic bag at Hari Palace Complex.
Without food and water the survival of dog would have been in jeopardy, if the NGO team had

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Sri Lanka to ban animal sacrifices at Hindu temples

Animal sacrifices in Hindu temples in Sri Lanka could be banned after the Cabinet approved a proposal Wednesday to enact laws banning the “primitive” methods of worship, amid calls from the Hindu community to make the ritual a “punishable offence” in the Buddhist-majority country.
The Cabinet headed by President Maithripala

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Abandoned, blind jumbo survives on public empathy

Madurai: Busy going to temples and mosques for festivals, aged pachyderm Sundari fetched good income for its owner for the last eight years. “Knowing that it has lost eyesight, he has distanced himself from the jumbo and it. Over the last two weeks it has been surviving with the support of

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