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Victory! Mexico Moves to Ban Wild Animals in Circuses

Wild animals in entertainment are winning big this month with an announcement that Mexico's Congress has passed legislation banning their use in circuses throughout the country. The move comes just months after lawmakers in the nation's capital, Mexico City, passed a ban that will go into effect nex...

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Circuses with wild caged animals banned by Victorian council

A Victorian council has banned circuses with caged wild animals from performing on its land as a sign of progressing with society's modern views on the treatment of animals. The Surf Coast Shire has passed the motion banning the containment of animals for "entertainment purposes" at a council meetin...

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Puppy farms: Victorian Opposition announces further crackdown on commercial breeding

The number of female dogs kept by commercial breeders in Victoria will be restricted to 10 if Labor wins the November state election, in a further clampdown on puppy farms. In May, Labor announced it would spend $5 million to boost RSPCA inspections of breeding facilities and to stop dogs being kept...

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Subway Australia to switch to cage-free eggs in next 12 to 18 months

SUBWAY has announced it is working with it suppliers to source cage-free eggs for its restaurants. The fast food chain, which has 1400 stores nationwide, said on its Facebook page yesterday it hoped to "implement the switch to cage-free eggs in Australia within 12 to 18 months". Spokesman...

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IN THE NEWS JUN 30, 2015

Giving leather the boot

IN THE NEWS JUN 30, 2015

Hundreds rally against ag-gag laws

 
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