vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news


October 15, 2020 - PETA

Debate Kit: Are 'No-Kill' Policies Killing Animals?

Debate Kit: Are 'No-Kill' Policies Killing Animals?
Dog in Animal Shelter© Photabulous!

Responding to the companion animal overpopulation crisis is a hot topic in classrooms and among members of the public.

We know that many schools assign debates on topical issues in order to help their students learn to speak and write persuasively, develop research skills, and recognize the various sides of a controversial or multifaceted issue—and the question of how animal shelters can reduce animal suffering while managing an influx of unwanted cats and dogs is certainly such a topic. This debate kit has a list of resources that can be shared with students to help them make the argument that “no-kill” sheltering policies have unintended consequences and increase animal suffering—and that a socially conscious sheltering model provides greater benefits to animals and the rest of the community.

Continue Reading at:


Activism — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. The Role of Meat and Dairy Viruses in Cancer
  2. New PETA Billboard Sews Up the Case for Vegan Fashion
  3. Hundreds of dogs crammed into tiny cages - sold to be slaughtered at South Korea's largest dog meat auction house
  4. 10 Alarming Facts About the Lives of Factory Farmed Animals
  5. POLAND: Animal rights activist exposes cannibalism and savagery at world's largest mink farm
  6. Sri Lanka to ban cattle slaughter
  7. USA: Up to 1,500 birds flew into some of Philly’s tallest skyscrapers one day last week
  8. Russian surfers say mystery ocean pollution is poisoning them and killing animals
  9. How the Meat Industry Is Harming Wild Animals
  10. Big Meat Is Selling Veggie Burgers—But It's Still Destroying the Environment

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous


Fabulous Photos