animal abuse

Tortoises held illegally released back to the wild after police operation

The police searched the culprit's house after a report was filed against the owners.

By OMRI RON
04/06/2020
Pitbulls kept in unsanitary conditions found in Kiryat Arba

From preliminary questioning it is suspected that the two suspects have already sold several puppies, worth tens of thousands of shekels.

By OMRI RON
14/05/2020
25% increase in number of pets abandoned since the beginning of March

The coronavirus has brought with it the unfortunate side effect of many more pets being abandoned.

By OMRI RON
30/03/2020
Illegal Miniature dog breeding compound uncovered in central Israel

The dogs were all found in dire physical condition, suffering from bruises as well as negligence. They were kept in terrible living conditions, in small cages reeking of feces and urine.

By OMRI RON
05/02/2020
Jaabars the snow leopard makes new friends after brush with death

The two-year-old cat was taken in by a Kyrgyzstan charity in mid-January after his rescuers found him in a forest outside the nearby city of Takas.

By REUTERS
28/01/2020
Polish European Parliament member compares Holocaust to animal abuse

"It's time for a serious discussion about the treatment of animals, the conditions in which they live, and how we kill them."

Second largest Israeli food and beverage company bans animal testing

Following criticism regarding a recent study in which mice were starved, killed and dissected, Strauss Group announced that it is banning animal testing.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
17/01/2020
Indian crested porcupine
Porcupines poached for meat in northern Israel due to superstitions

The beliefs tied to porcupines are the result of the noises the animal makes, "that resemble a baby's cry," Ling said.

By LEON SVERDLOV
11/01/2020
A Galapagos giant tortoise is pictured during its annual weighing at Riga Zoo July 12, 2012.
Several turtles have swastikas painted on their shells

The swastikas appear to be painted in the wrong direction

By BEN SALES/JTA
09/11/2019
Eight dogs in Qalansawe kept in terrible conditions, saved by rangers

The rangers, sent on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, found the dogs were kept in horrific conditions and not given water.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
04/11/2019
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