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.
Numerous Violations at Cricket Hollow ZooAugust 18, 2014
Roadside zoos are one more travesty in the world of animal display.
Howling for CoyotesAugust 15, 2014
Coyotes are wild song dogs known for their beautiful howls and their importance to diverse wild lands.
$5,500 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Coyote Pup TorturerAugust 6, 2014
ALDF is offering a $2,500 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who tied and tortured a six pound female coyote pup in Santa Maria, California.
Winning the Case against a Coyote Killing ContestJuly 25, 2014
ALDF has just settled an important case and shut down an illegal gambling operation and coyote killing contest.