Los Angeles Council unanimously directs city to draft ordinance to prohibit wild or exotic animal exhibitions for entertainment

(Animal Defenders International Press Release) Animal Defenders International (ADI) applauds the Los Angeles City Council’s unanimous approval today of Council member David Ryu’s motion to instruct the City Attorney to craft an ordinance to prohibit the exhibition of wild or exotic animals for entertainment or amusement. The ordinance aims to protect wild animals from being…

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Sick Puppies Abandoned & Left for Dead

(Mayhew Press Release) Two five-week-old terrier brothers were brought into The Mayhew Animal Home after they were cruelly dumped in a box and left for dead. The little puppies, named Rascal (pictured) and Toby, didn’t have a happy or safe start in life after they were discovered abandoned in Gladstone Park in North London. A…

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Ricky Gervais Awarded For Animal Protection Advocacy

(Animal Defenders International Press Release) Animal Defenders International (ADI) has presented multi-talented comedian Ricky Gervais with the prestigious Lord Houghton Award for his high-profile advocacy on animal protection issues, creating awareness in a unique way to worldwide audiences. ADI President Jan Creamer said: “Ricky Gervais is an outstanding and outspoken campaigner for animals who has…

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