Tag: Animal Protection Laws

Indiana Judge Takes Step Forward for Wild Animals in the State

September 11, 2012

(Photo by Jethro Taylor) Late last month, an Indiana trial judge issued an important decision in ALDF’s case against the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). You can read about…

Prosecuting Animal Cruelty Cases is Not (That) Hard

September 10, 2012

(Photo by Spaydey09) Every day it seems, somebody tells me how difficult it is to prosecute animal cruelty cases. I hear so many excuses and, frankly, I’m tired of them.…

Wolf Hunting: The Final Frontier

September 6, 2012

Last week, the federal government removed wolves from the Endangered Species list in the state of Wyoming. Without protection, wolves and pups in Wyoming will be hunted ferociously. September 30…

Hudson Valley Foie Gras: The Inhumane Choice

September 4, 2012
Due to the torturous force-feeding process universally employed in the industry, foie gras, whether from Hudson Valley or any other producer, is never the humane choice.

Proposed Los Angeles Ordinance Validates Puppy Mill Criticism

August 17, 2012

How much is that puppy in the window of your local pet store? A lot more than just the $1,000 price tag. Lurking behind the shimmering windows and puppy eyes…

One Step Forward for Animals on Airplanes

July 24, 2012
In 2010, we read the heartbreaking headlines about the deaths of seven puppies who were being transported in a cargo hold on an American Airlines flight. What has been done for animals on planes since then?

It’s Time to Enforce the Foie Gras Ban

July 20, 2012

San Francisco Animal Care and Control (SFACC) Deputy Director Kathleen Brown is quoted as saying the recent foie gras ban in California has some "some major loopholes," and that the…

Let Obama Know that You Support Basic Legal Protections for Animals

March 5, 2010
We have entered the final round of voting for the Ideas for Change in America 2010‏ competition on Change.org and ALDF's Animal Bill of Rights is currently in the top 10! Help us keep up the momentum by voting today!

Ask Joyce: Improving Conditions at Your Local Animal Shelter

January 7, 2009

ALDF’s "Ask Joyce" column appears in each issue of The Animals’ Advocate, ALDF’s quarterly publication. Dear Joyce,My local animal shelter has some serious problems and I want to help the…

California: Help Farmed Animals and Vote YES! on Prop 2

October 22, 2008
Help Stop Animal Cruelty

Kentucky Animal Shelters in the Dog House

August 20, 2008

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is filing concurrent lawsuits in two Kentucky counties today, taking the counties to task for failing to provide basic, humane conditions for stray dogs and…

ALDF Calls For Sweeping Reform in Laws Protecting Bluegrass State Horses

April 30, 2008
Epidemic of Horse Neglect Cases Plague State Where Animal Protection Laws Rank Last in the Nation

Governor Kaine Signs Tough New Dogfighting Bill into Law

April 15, 2008
State RICO Laws to Cover Organized Dogfighting

Ending the Chemical War Against Wildlife

February 27, 2008

A decade ago, the state of Oregon banned the use of Compound 1080, known chemically as sodium fluoroacetate, for good reason. Considered to have the highest degree of acute toxicity,…

On the Radio

September 3, 2007

The New York Times ran a story earlier this week about the recent popularity of creating “life lists”–to-do’s for the long haul. I’ve got various lists lying around on crumpled…

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