The Animal Protection Society of Dubrovnik is a non-profit, humanitarian and volunteer association founded in 2001. Since 2004, with the permission from the City of Dubrovnik, they opened a shelter which is placed on a hill named Žarkovica. Over 15 years, they rescued more than 3000 dogs. Right now there are about 350 dogs living…

A Russian man has been arrested after allegedly trying to smuggle a drugged baby orangutan out of Bali airport in his hand luggage. Andrei Zhestkov, 27, was stopped by Bali airport security, who noticed something suspicious while scanning his suitcase. They searched his bag and found the two-year-old sedated orangutan in a wooden basket, which…

“A performing tiger froze and suffered a seizure at a Russian circus on Sunday, after jumping through flaming hoops for famous animal trainer Artur Bagdasarov. In a circus performance in the city of Magnitogorsk, near the Kazakh border, Bagdasarov and an assistant put a pack of tigers through their paces, with the beasts jumping through…

210 Atlantic White Sided Dolphins were killed in the Faroe Island’s Grindadráp hunt today in Hvalvik. This is the 11th hunt that has taken place on the islands in 2018. Local teenagers took the opportunity to celebrate by playing fully clothed in the dolphins’ blood. Tourism is the second largest source of income for the…

We are shocked and devastated to learn about the death of the last of the eleven rhinos that were translocated from Nairobi and Nakuru national parks to Tsavo East in June. It is believed that this rhino was attacked by lions and subsequently died. An inquiry team concluded that the deaths of 8 rhinos, that…

We are outraged to learn that a polar bear was shot and killed this weekend after attacking a cruise ship guard at Sjuøyane. German cruise ship MS Bremen, the Hapag Lloyd Cruises company, told that the bear was shot “in an act of self-defense”. Was this really necessary? Even though bear attacks might seam vicious…

ISWMP salutes the decision of The Government of Brussels-Capital Region’s to put a ban on animal testing. Official ban on commercial animal testing involving cats, dogs, is expected to officially start as of January 1, 2020. As of January 1, 2025, animal experiments will also be prohibited in education and safety testing. For animals that…

A pygmy elephant was shot dead on Borneo island after it destroyed villagers’ crops, a Malaysian wildlife official said Thursday, the latest of the endangered creatures to be killed. The male elephant, believed to be about four years old, was found Monday by the side of a road in the state of Sabah, on the…

Our princess Reina got adopted today by a wonderful young couple @dukechee ! She is one of three dogs we fought hard for to save from Aguora last month. We are exited that they are doing so well and are getting adopted by such a great families. We did it!! Reina is an angel worth…

Cruel and inhumane poisoning of six lions at the Mystic Monkeys & Feathers Wildlife Park north of Pretoria outraged the animal welfare community. Four of the animals were butchered, their heads decapitated and some paws cut off. Two lions were under 6 months of age. Limpopo police and private security company Hi-Risk Unit are hiring…

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