In less than two months, Mamma Mia the beagle went from rags to royalty. Her changed life began in July when federal authorities rescued her — along with 4,000 other beagles — from overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at the Envigo breeding and research plant in Virginia.
The non-profit Beagle Freedom Project has rescued seven beagle boys who spend their entire lives as test subjects in a research facility. read more
Shannon Keith, Founder and President of Beagle Freedom Project (BFP), inspires listeners with personal stories of why scientific experimentation on dogs in research laboratories needs to end. read more
When most people imagine testing for dog and cat food, they picture animals excitedly waiting for kibble to fill their bowls, tongues out and tails wagging, before rushing over to scarf it down. read more
National Animal Rights Awareness Week is June 13-19, an ideal time to broaden notions of wellness to include animal welfare. Beyond dietary considerations like shopping for humanely-raised meat, or adopting flexitarian or vegan diets, there are opportunities to make your lives more animal-friendly in your fashion, beauty, and personal care-related choices. read more
Clear the Shelters: Pawsitively Good Awards is recognizing Rick and Dawn Morris, who help rescue animals from testing labs, for going above and beyond to help animals in need. read more
Last week, 44News reported on the Humane Society of the United States’ undercover investigation into Mount Vernon, Indiana animal testing lab Inotiv claiming dozens of beagles subjected to daily drug tests are set to be killed any day now.
In their 37 years together, Robert and his wife, Karin, have always enjoyed the comfort and companionship of dogs. “Our first was Calvin; he was our child,” says Robert. After Calvin, the couple adopted two beagles named Rudy and Archie, whom they had for 13 years. read more
Catonsville resident Katherine Novak got her pet beagle from a rescue program called Beagle Freedom Project. They rescue beagles who would otherwise be sentenced to death after being used for animal testing. read more
Cosmetics, cleaning supplies, baby products, mouthwash, deodorant, shampoo, medical devices, and medicine … the list goes on and on of everyday items you probably have in your house right now that are tested on animals. read more
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that will usher in major changes in how life-saving animal blood is collected in California and eventually free “blood slave” donor dogs from captivity. read more
SACRAMENTO — California will phase out the controversial use of blood from caged dogs in pet hospitals under a bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday. read more