Longterm payoff bears recognition WACO, Texas––A Showing Animals Respect & Kindness campaign targeting Baylor University back in 2002-2003 continued to pay off eighteen years later when the Baylor mascot bear enclosure, built in 2005 in response to the SHARK campaign, in May 2021 won Association of Zoos & Aquariums accreditation, “a first for a […]
Should giving shelter dogs & cats to university labs count as “live release”?
USDA says pound animal giveaways to vet schools are not covered by the federal Animal Welfare Act BATON ROUGE, Louisiana; TUSKEGEE, Alabama––Recent transfers of shelter animals to the Louisiana State University and Tuskegee University veterinary schools have allegedly been reported by shelter personnel as “adoptions” or transfers to “rescue.” The disputed transactions appear to […]
SAEN got their goats: Santa Cruz Biotech put out of animal lab work
USDA-APHIS case settlement comes after Santa Cruz Biotech was caught allegedly hiding goats from inspection SANTA CRUZ, California––Santa Cruz Biotechnology Inc., a major producer of antibodies, was on May 19, 2016 fined $3.5 million and appears to have agreed to abandon working with live animals. Santa Cruz Biotech was in 2012 notoriously caught allegedly trying […]