Dog meat restaurants closes after more than 50 years

A dog meat restaurant in Guangzhou has closed its doors after over 50 years due to low demand and tighter regulations, the Guangzhou Daily reported. According to neighbours, the Sunshine Restaurant, which was founded in 1963, was one of the most popular restaurants serving dog meat in the area. But thanks to …

Hooveless sheep gets special boots made

At Edgar’s Mission Sanctuary in Australia, one very lucky sheep has received a special gift. Charity was born with just one hooved foot. Two of her feet are completely hooveless and the other has just one toe. At Edgar’s, where all animals have been rescued from agriculture, Charity’s disability …

Over 30 animals rescued from Peruvian circuses

  This June, more than 30 animals will be flown to The WIld Animal Sanctuary in Colorado in a record-breaking operation. The once-wild animals were rescued by Animal Defenders International, who have been tirelessly working to enforce Peru’s ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. “For many …

German Shepherd found in Merritt Park Amphitheatre

On 29 April, a group of young girls discovered the body of a German Shepherd in a channel near Merritt Park Amphitheatre in Welland, Ontario. The girls believed it to be a raccoon at first, and were horrified to realize it was a dog. “I called my mom and told her to call the Humane …

Grecia the Toucan to get Prosthetic Beak

A toucan named Grecia may have a second chance at a normal life after an attack last January left him without half of his upper beak. Without a complete beak, toucans cannot forage or eat and Grecia likely would have died in the wild. Thankfully, he was rescued by Zooave Animal Rescue (also known as …

Animals in desperate need in Nepal

  Last week, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, killing at least 7,000 people and injuring over 13,000 more. The United Nations has requested $415 million (£270m) in aide for the next three months, but just 1.4% has come in. Animals throughout the nation are injured and starving and in desperate …