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


September 29, 2018 -

New rodeo animal welfare rules 'not really enough'

New rodeo animal welfare rules 'not really enough'
Roping a calfFile Photo / © Photabulous!

Animal rights group SAFE's chief executive Debra Ashton said the group welcomed any improvement for animals but thought the changes were "not really enough". 

She said using animals for entertainment was an "archaic practice", and events like the rope and tie were "an incredibly terrible thing to do to an animal". 

"For us, if someone was to do that to a dog, that would be considered illegal, and yet it seems to be okay to do it to a young calf." 


Speciesism — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. Calgary Stampede starts again, a showcase of animal exploitation
  2. Animals - the first space explorers
  3. When Meat isn’t Really Meat and Vegetarians are Duped, Blockchain Based Proof is Needed
  4. Yoga: Transforming lives the Buddha way
  5. UK / Laws against abusing animals are about to get a whole lot tougher
  6. Lions and tigers suffer painful deformities in industrial breeding schemes for traditional Chinese 'medicine'
  7. Meat-loving Brazil joins the search for plant-based alternatives
  8. What is meat? (And who gets to decide that?)
  9. The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument
  10. Oranges, grapes and carrots contain cancer-fighting compounds which closely resemble molecules used in already licenced drugs, scientists say

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous


Fabulous Photos