Knuckles

Knuckles fights on

  By a Supreme Court injunction to stop Knuckles (and Zeus) being killed on the day he was scheduled to be put down last year by Geelong City Council, and subsequently by consent orders of VCAT revoking the Council’s declaration that he was a restricted breed dog, the Panel intervened to save Knuckles’ life: view our…

-CC 178

The rescue of “–CC 178″

Several weeks ago a dog was brought into an outer Sydney Council’s pound, and impounded as ‘ -CC 178’. She was considered aggressive and so, at the end of a pole, was consigned to the pound’s dangerous dog cage for the safety of staff. -CC 178 had no known owner so that after the lapse…

Image: International Fund for Animal Welfare

WTO upholds EUs ban on seal products

The World Trade Organization has upheld Europe’s ban on imported seal products, ruling that it is justified on “public moral concerns” for animal welfare. This landmark decision will set a precedent which supports the rights of nations to ban the seal product trade. Read more here. For a summary of the WTO panel’s key findings, click…