TheraPaws Visit the National Theatre for Mental Health Awareness Week

(Mayhew Press Release) As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (8th to 14th May 2017), The Mayhew Animal Home has teamed up with the National Theatre to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues with a visit from our gorgeous TheraPaws dogs. TheraPaws dogs are a part of The Mayhew’s animal therapy visiting programme,…

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Campaigners Welcome Scottish Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circuses

(Animal Defenders International Press Release) Animal protection organisations with a long history of campaigning against animal circuses have welcomed publication of the Scottish Government Bill to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in Scotland, along with proposals to review performing animal regulations. Animal Defenders International, Born Free Foundation, Captive Animals’ Protection Society…

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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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