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Feb 19, 2014, 11:58 ET Celebrity Chef Christine Cushing Chooses Cage-Free Eggs

Celebrity Chef Christine Cushing today announced her partnership with the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) to encourage consumers...


Sep 14, 2013, 08:00 ET WSPA applauds Sobeys and Chef Jamie Oliver for progressive steps for animal welfare

Canada's second largest grocery chain becomes the first major retailer to introduce Certified Humane ® meat. TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The...


Aug 27, 2013, 00:01 ET Tens of thousands speak out against cruel bear bile industry but black market trade continues

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Recently, there has been an outcry from concerned citizens across Vietnam, calling for an end to the cruel and illegal ...


May 29, 2013, 09:00 ET New Report on Zoonotic Diseases Highlights Dire Consequences of Intensive Farming Practices on the Health of Animals and People

The intensification of modern farming is an increasing hazard for human health. That is the stark message of a new report released today by...


Jan 28, 2013, 10:54 ET Newest Documents From Cayman Tourist Attraction Reveal Knowledge of Animal Mistreatment, According to World Society for the Protection of Animals

In an Independent Veterinary Assessment document recently made available to the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) from July 2012,...


Nov 27, 2012, 10:00 ET WSPA Launches "Choose Cage-Free" Campaign

In recognition of the scale and intensity of the animal welfare issues presented by caged egg production, the World Society for the Protection of...


Sep 27, 2012, 01:55 ET One Year of Collars Not Cruelty in the Fight against Rabies

One year since the launch of its Collars Not Cruelty campaign, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is proving that compassion and...


Apr 26, 2012, 20:56 ET Plus de 100 000 personnes ont pris part à l'événement « Un avenir plus humain pour les animaux d'élevage » organisé par les Nations unies

Aujourd'hui aux Nations unies, la Société mondiale de protection des animaux (WSPA) a remis une pétition aux coordinateurs exécutifs de la Conférence ...


Apr 26, 2012, 17:01 ET Más de 100.000 personas a la ONU: "El futuro humano que queremos para los animales de granja"

Hoy en Naciones Unidas, la Sociedad Mundial para la Protección de los Animales (WSPA) presentó casi 110.000 firmas en su petición global para mejorar ...


Apr 26, 2012, 08:48 ET Über 100.000 Menschen appellieren an die UN: „Wir fordern eine humane Zukunft für Nutztiere"

Die Welttierschutzgesellschaft (World Society for the Protection of Animals - WSPA) sammelte im Rahmen einer globalen Petition zur Verbesserung des...


Apr 26, 2012, 03:00 ET More than 100,000 People to the UN: "The Humane Future We Want for Farm Animals"

Today at the United Nations, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) handed nearly 110,000 signatures on its global petition to...


Mar 19, 2012, 09:00 ET Anne Lieberman Joins WSPA as U.S. Executive Director

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is pleased to announce that Anne Lieberman has joined the organization as executive director...


Jan 17, 2012, 09:00 ET 100,000 Dogs to Walk in WSPA's Virtual March to Fight Rabies and Animal Cruelty

One week from today, an estimated 100,000 virtual dogs will "march" across the Internet to deliver a global message: Use collars, not cruelty, in the ...


Dec 15, 2011, 09:00 ET WSPA Launches Campaign to Place Humane Treatment of Farm Animals on UN Conference Agenda

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) today launched a global campaign to improve the lives of tens of millions of farm animals...


Sep 20, 2011, 09:00 ET Supermarkets Pledge to Help WSPA End Long-distance Transport of Live Animals

Two supermarket chains in Hawaii – Foodland Super Market Ltd and Times Supermarkets – have agreed to no longer purchase pork products from pigs...


Aug 31, 2011, 10:13 ET New Study Shows Seals are Wanted Alive -- Not Dead

A new comprehensive study on "The Economics of Seal Hunting and Seal Watching in Namibia," commissioned by several international animal welfare...


May 24, 2011, 09:00 ET WSPA and GRA Promote Higher Animal Welfare Standards in Restaurants

Following discussions with the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), the Green Restaurant Association (GRA) has changed its...


Apr 20, 2011, 10:42 ET Tell Mom She's #1 With a "Really Wild Gift"

This year, forget the flowers, jewelry and "#1 Mom" coffee mugs – give your mother a meaningful, unique gift that lasts long after May 8. Really Wild ...


Apr 05, 2011, 09:56 ET Island-wide Dog Vaccination Campaign in Bali Significantly Decreases Rabies Cases

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), along with the Bali Provincial Authorities and WSPA partner the Bali Animal Welfare...


Mar 24, 2011, 05:15 ET WSPA Announces Plan to Assist Thousands of Animals in Japan

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) today committed $150,000 to assist Japan's Animal Disaster Response Team (ADRT) – a group of...


Feb 11, 2011, 04:36 ET WSPA Celebrates Valentine's Day with New 'Really Wild Gifts'

This year, forget the red roses, boxes of chocolates and heart-shaped balloons – instead, give your Valentine a meaningful, unique gift that lasts...


Jan 11, 2011, 09:00 ET One Year Later: The Impact of Animal Relief Efforts in Haiti

Immediately following the earthquake in Haiti last year, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) co-founded the first-ever animal...


Dec 06, 2010, 06:00 ET Holiday Cruelty: WSPA Investigation Exposes Harsh Reality of Reindeer Slaughter

As cheerful images of reindeer appear on TV and in shopping mall displays this holiday season, an investigation by the World Society for the...


Nov 29, 2010, 09:04 ET International Star Leona Lewis Visits Romanian Bear Sanctuary

Singer and animal lover Leona Lewis has been a long-time World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) supporter because, "I want to live in a...


Nov 19, 2010, 09:30 ET Holiday gifts for the animal lover

Really Wild Gifts help animals and people around the world TORONTO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the...