Protect Exotic Animals in Las Vegas!February 27, 2015
Clark County Commissioners are meeting on Wednesday, March 4 to consider revoking the zoning permits for Keith Evans to house exotic animals. ALDF needs your help to make sure the interests of these and other animals are protected!
Captive Elephants Need Better ProtectionsFebruary 26, 2015
Any time elephants and humans share the same space, whether in a zoo, at a circus, or at a county fair, elephants are likely to suffer.
No More Concrete Cage – Lawsuit Wins Permanent Sanctuary for Ricky the BearFebruary 9, 2015
Lawsuit convinces shop owner to finally release Ricky the bear to wild animal sanctuary.
Endangered Listing Could Lead to Retirement for Lone Orca at SeaquariumFebruary 4, 2015
ALDF, PETA petition pays off: Lolita to gain protected status under endangered species act.
Reckless California Killing Contests Continue Despite Ban on PrizesFebruary 3, 2015
The rural town of Adin, California will hold its annual coyote killing spree despite the 2014 ban on prizes for killing furbearing animals in contests.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Brief In Legal Appeal Against L.A. Zoo’s Controversial Elephant ExhibitFebruary 2, 2015
Trial court agrees exhibit causes suffering; ALDF asks court of appeal to send elephants to sanctuary.
Rest in Peace, ArchieJanuary 15, 2015
The responsibility for Archie's death lies with those who held him captive, but still the questions linger.
California Fish & Game Prohibits Prizes for Killing ContestsDecember 3, 2014
We are thrilled to announce that early this morning the California Fish and Game Commission approved a motion to prohibit the financial rewards that encourage “killing contests.”
Legally Brief: Ban Coyote Killing ContestsNovember 7, 2014
Is it really any wonder that our planet has lost nearly 50% of its wildlife in just the last 45 years?
ALDF, Wildlife Emergency Services Offer $6,250 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction in Shooting of Great Blue HeronNovember 6, 2014
ALDF along with Wildlife Emergency Services are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator responsible for shooting a Great Blue Heron.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Calls Out Worst Arkansas Animal Houses of HorrorOctober 8, 2014
Severe animal neglect at Crossland Zoo, testing facilities, and commercial breeders spark outcry from legal advocates.
An Open Letter to the University of Wisconsin-MadisonOctober 7, 2014
Regarding maternal deprivation research, ALDF believes the facts speak for themselves.
FLOAT for LolitaSeptember 15, 2014
Purchase a specially designed t-shirt in honor of Lolita.
Caught in the Trap: LA Bans Snare and Body Gripping TrapsSeptember 11, 2014
Every year, millions of animals like coyotes, wolves, mountain lions, bobcats, and beavers are caught by trappers in the U.S.
ALDF Calls Out Tennessee Animal House of HorrorSeptember 9, 2014
Severe animal neglect at Briarwood Safari sparks outcry from legal advocates.