Animal Welfare

Archive for the ‘Animal Welfare’ Category

Animal Welfare, Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dáil Issues

To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht his plans to increase the numbers of National Parks and Wildlife Service officers to protect wildlife.
– Clare Daly.
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Animal Welfare, International

imagesThough the import and sale of cosmetics containing ingredients tested on animals is banned in the E.U., approximately 100 million animals are still used in other types of testing each year.

Testing products and pharmaceuticals on animals is not only unpopular, it’s extremely ineffective. Less than 2% of human illnesses are found in animals. And animal test results and human trial results agree less than 25% of the time and sometimes as infrequently as 5% of the time. 
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Animal Welfare

by Jamison Maedaimages

Animal lovers around the globe are celebrating Monday’s United Nations high court ruling that orders Japan to halt its annual whaling hunt in the Southern Ocean.
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Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues

I raised the issue of Seals in circuses and how the Irish Seal Sanctuary could be funded to provide the necessary support to reintegrated these animals back into their natural habitat.  Click on the link below to watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEQsODa9xOU