animal rights

livestock
Livestock shipments to Israel decrease by 16%

The state comptroller's report in May revealed that the environment on these shipments were, indeed, frightful, with severely unhygienic conditions.

Soldiers in the IDF's Oketz unit hugging a dog during a break, photo taken by Topaz Luk from the IDF
Former IDF chief medical officer pro animal experimentation

Hundreds of controversial cases of animal experimentation in the IDF have recently been exposed by Ynet and may shed a light on the covert capabilities that the IDF is currently developing.

Cats.
SPCA to subsidize spaying, neutering of kittens for remainder of 2020

Israel has an estimated stray cat population of over two million. Due to insufficient spaying and neutering policies, tens of thousands of kittens are born each year and often suffer on the street.

22/05/2020
BURNING BRIGHT. Fewer than 300 of the magnificent
Joe Exotic from Netflix's Tiger King contracted coronavirus in prison

He was placed in isolation after several other inmates tested positive for the virus.

PETA defends controversial ad mocking 'Black Lives Matter'

The ad shows animals from bears to horses taking a knee, ending with an American bald eagle kneeling, before the caption rolls: "Respect is the right of every living being #EndSpeciesism."

02/02/2020
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.

Galápagos tortoise
Stud tortoise Diego goes home after fathering most of his species

A 130-year-old tortoise is returning to the wild after a good job done in San Diego Zoo's breeding program.

By DEBORAH DAHAN
13/01/2020
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
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