You may have heard the term court appointed special advocate (CASA) used to describe child welfare volunteers who represent the interests of abused and neglected children. The New Jersey State Senate passed a bill that will do the same for abused and neglected animals. The Courtroom Animal Advocate Program (CAAP) bill--S.2868/A.4533—will allow law students … Continue reading New Jersey Senate Passes Courtroom Animal Advocate Bill
You're invited to join FACE and Jennifer Lee, the Executive Director of the San Diego House Rabbit Society, for a free webinar on Friday, March 19, 2021 at 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Pacific time) on Zoom. The webinar will cover rabbit ownership and rabbit handling. We will also discuss an issue of concern here in the western … Continue reading Join Us for a Free Webinar on Rabbit Care
You may think the place to get a guinea pig is at the pet store, but did you know you can adopt a homeless guinea pig from many animal shelters and rescue organizations? March is Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig month, a good time to remind potential owners that there are plenty of guinea pigs … Continue reading March is Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month!
Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College in the UK conducted a study which found that the health and well-being of domestic rabbits improves when they are housed with a companion. Animal welfare advocates report that this is significant because about half of pet rabbits are housed singly. The study looked at rabbits living in a … Continue reading Study Shows Pet Rabbits Do Better in Pairs
Los Angeles recently approved a largescale trap-neuter-return (TNR) project called the Citywide Cat Program to reduce the number of homeless cats and kittens in the city. An estimated 20,000 stray cats will be spayed or neutered each year under the program. Experts say that over the course of 30 years, this will prevent the birth … Continue reading Los Angeles Approves Citywide Cat Program to Spay/Neuter Homeless Cats