California Gives ESA Protections to Lone Wolf and His PupsJune 4, 2014
Fantastic news! The California Fish and Game Commission voted today to protect wolves under our state Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Pink the Pelican Released after Savage Animal Cruelty AttackJune 4, 2014
As an attorney dedicated to winning justice for animals, yesterday was a truly special day for me.
Louisiana House Passes Bill to Keep Tony the Tiger CaptiveMay 30, 2014
On May 30, 2014 the Louisiana House passed SB 250, a bill that subverts the intent of a 2006 state law prohibiting the importation and possession of big exotic cats.
Legally Brief: ALDF’s Case to Free Tony the TigerMay 22, 2014
Playing fast and loose with the law is unacceptable, no matter how deep your pockets or how tight your political connections.
ALDF, Environmentalists Demand Public Records Regarding Poison Dump on Bay Area’s Farallon IslandsMay 14, 2014
Animal group files freedom of information act request to investigate millions of taxpayer dollars spent on eradication of wildlife.
Laws That Protect Animal and Human “Workers”May 1, 2014
On October 5, 2013, an employee at the G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma suffered serious injuries when a tiger nearly ripped off her arm.
OSHA Enforces Against G.W. Exotic Animal Park After Animal Legal Defense Fund ComplaintApril 24, 2014
Federal agency fines Oklahoma animal park for violation of worker safety laws.
Happy Earth Day!April 22, 2014
Five reasons why animal lovers should care about Earth Day.
Truck Stop Tiger Could Be Denied Legal Protections with New Louisiana BillApril 22, 2014
Special exemption would keep tiger at Gross Tete truck stop; advocates urge immediate action.
Animal Rights 101: Liberating, Not Eliminating, the Nonhuman WorldMarch 8, 2014
The eradication of the nonhuman world hardly registers on the animal rights radar, and it should. The short movie the Meatrix plays upon the idea of going back to the basics, a sort of "Animal Rights 101."
Groups Offer $20,000 Reward in Humboldt Dog PoisoningMarch 7, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund, Center for Biological Diversity unite to track down suspect in fatal dog poisoning amidst controversy over d-con chemical use.
ALDF Offers $20K Reward to Help Find Dog PoisonerMarch 7, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is adding $10,000 to a reward offer from the Center for Biological Diversity, to bring the total to $20,000, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect in an illegal and cruel act of dog poisoning in Blue Lake, California.
ALDF Speaks Out For Captive BearsFebruary 15, 2014
Congress passed the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) more than forty years ago to ensure that animals used for exhibition purposes receive humane care and treatment.
Legally Brief: No Zoo Animal is “Surplus”February 13, 2014
This week, animal advocates around the world were horrified to learn of a Danish zoo that slaughtered a giraffe and then fed him to lions in front of children.
The Lost WhaleFebruary 6, 2014
This week in ALDF’s Animal Book Club, we are reading The Lost Whale: the True Story of an Orca Named Luna, by Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm.