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TAKE ACTION is GlobalAnimal.org’s animal rights and activism section. Find ways to rescue pets, save farm animals and help endangered species, Plus, get the news on animal welfare laws and legislation and take part in petitions, if you like. Since animals do not have voices, people are roaring in their defense – and more and more, it’s working.

Millions of animals are used for animal testing each year. Photo credit: DW.com

Bill To Ban Cosmetic Testing Brings Animals Justice

(ANIMAL TESTING) Tests that use animals to determine the safety of human cosmetic products such as lipstick, perfume, and eyeliner, are killing thousands of animals in the U.S. each year. If the lab animals do not die from such experiments, industries typically kill the animals afterward. Last week, Congress passed the Humane Cosmetics Act, which […]

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Texas Tornado: How To Help Animal Victims

(EMERGENCY ANIMAL RESCUE) TEXAS — On Sunday, a tornado struck Van, a town in eastern Texas, killing two people and injuring 43. This disaster not only resulted in human casualties, but it also destroyed a large percentage of the land, flattened homes, and led to flooding. Efforts to recover the tornado victims have been ongoing. […]

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Panda-monium! 15 Fun Panda Facts

(PANDAS/FUN ANIMAL FACTS) Pandas are adorable, gentle giants who are in dire need our help. Giant pandas have been on the endangered list since 1990, with habitat loss and poaching being the biggest threats to their population’s survival. With only 1,000 giant pandas left in the world, the species is now on the brink of […]

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A family-owned business operated many of the horse-drawn carriages in San Juan. Photo credit: Jeff Greenberg

San Juan Makes Horse Sense With New Ban

(HORSES/ANIMAL WELFARE) PUERTO RICO — Horse-drawn carriages are an outdated practice facing much controversy as of late. Last year, Israel and New York City banned the use of horse-drawn carriages, and this year, Puerto Rico’s capital city San Juan is following suit. — Global Animal

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In this cruel blood sport, dogs are forced to fight and left to die. Photo Credit: TheDoDo

#GetTough For National Dog Fighting Awareness Day

(DOGS/DOG FIGHTING) Dog fighting is a terrible crime where heartless individuals will typically breed and raise dogs for the specific purpose of fighting other dogs. It is a brutal blood sport that occurs across the globe in all types of communities, facilitating abuse and violence solely for the sake of spectators’ entertainment and gambling. Today, […]

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SeaWorld has decided to end its captive dolphin feeding program.

SeaWorld Reels In Dolphin Feeding Program

(SEAWORLD/CAPTIVE DOLPHINS) SeaWorld recently announced its visitors will no longer be given the opportunity to hand-feed fish to captive dolphins in response to backlash after an unsuspecting child was bitten by one of the park’s dolphins in 2012. — Global Animal

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