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  KOSOVO: AN EXAMPLE ON HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A STATE CNVR PROGRAM The Kosovar Food and Veterinary Agency (FVA) launched a state sterilization program after the parliament’s decision to earmark 1.3 Mio Euro in the next 3 years to solve the stray dog p...

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Max, an 18 months old abandoned  and seriously ill German Shepherd: OIPA’s Blue Angels are trying their best to save his life. Left alone on a sidewalk in Syracuse, Sicily, due to an illness, Max has already undergone a successful surgery on a v...

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Among all the cruel practices that involve animals suffering for people’s “needs” or, rather, non-essential desires, you may not know about one that involves sheep undergoing a removal of parts of their skin in order to prevent the so-called “flys...

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Bulls of fire is an extremely barbaric Spanish tradition. Iron rods are tied to bulls’ horns and then set on fire, looking like live torches or firework machines – all for the entertainment of the crowd. This atrocious physical and mental torture,...

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1-3 November 2018 – SENSIBILIZATION, FREE TREATMENT AND VACCINATION OF DOGS AND CATS IN CAMEROON Canine rabies is endemic in most African countries and the risk of human rabies is estimated to be high in Cameroon according to WHO estimations. In the...

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Animal power for transport and cultivation has been used in Africa for over 5000 years. After cattle, the main work animals world-wide are horses, donkeys and mules, known collectively as equids. Horses, donkeys, camels and cattle have been used for ridin...

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Once again. Azerbaijan: a new mass culling of stray dogs. Baku animal activists, private citizens, tourists, and other onlookers, have been launching a new alarm in these days, through social networks, facebook and emails, to alert about a new mass killin...

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DANGEROUS PET FOOD Eyes, bones, feathers and birds beaks, blood, intestines, tendons, mammaries, gullets and sick, rotten or cancerous body parts; this is what is behind the so called by-products used to make Commercial Pet Food. Pet food manufacturers do...

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The situation of stray dogs and cats in Egypt is quite dramatic. Detailed statistics on the number of stray dogs and cats in Egypt and about the number of people bitten by dogs are not available. However, a recent study on the spread of rabies reported th...

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OIPA representative in India Mr. Naresh Kadyan sent a complaint to the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change and the Ministry of Home Affairs against the commandant of the CISF Unit responsible for the Taj Mahal area. CISF Central Industria...

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