Tag: Animal Welfare Act Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

Protecting Puerto Rico’s Captive Animals

April 9, 2018
Puerto Rico’s only official zoo, Dr. Juan A. Rivero National Zoological Park, gained international attention last year for its abysmal conditions.

Keep the USDA Transparent and Accountable

March 6, 2018
Act now and tell the USDA that you oppose third party inspections.

Urge the USDA to Shut Down Cruel Breeding Facility

January 24, 2018
Tell the USDA to revoke Ruby Fur Farm’s license, issue the maximum penalty allowable against the fur farm for its violations, and end all procurement contracts. 

Fins or Fur — How the Law Differs

January 22, 2018
These charges leave no doubt that the mistreatment of an aquatic animal can be taken seriously — while also raising important questions concerning these creatures' treatment under the law.

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