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Stephen Wells
Executive Director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund Imagining and fighting for a kinder and safer world for ALL animals.
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Stephen Wells Feb 15
Join me in NYC, Albany, and Syracuse this March to learn more about and how you can effectively advocate for New York's animals!
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Stephen Wells Feb 15
"For many scientists, the resonant mystery is no longer which animals are conscious, but which are not." Fascinating article in about animal cognition.
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Stephen Wells Feb 15
Beautiful photos, all animals should have the chance to grow old.
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ALDF Feb 14
A few weeks ago, a zebra tragically (and unnecessarily) died after being left out in record breaking subzero weather in northern Indiana. We are offering our assistance in investigating the animal's death.
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Stephen Wells Feb 14
Desmond's Law in action! Attorney Ken Bernhard was appointed as the animal advocate in the case – a position established under the 2016 Connecticut law to give animals a voice in cruelty cases.
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Stephen Wells Feb 14
Vernon Hills in Illinois enacts a retail pet sale ban!
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Stephen Wells Feb 14
I had a wonderful time chatting with for her podcast!
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ALDF Feb 14
Florida residents - we need your help! Please urge Representative to sponsor the Florida Orca Protection Act. Orcas are counting on us to make sure this generation of captive orcas is the last.
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Stephen Wells Feb 13
An estimated 1,600 cows froze to death in Washington State. Imagine if the same thing happened to dogs?
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Stephen Wells Feb 13
Washington HB 1476 would effectively put an end to pet leasing schemes in the state by making pet leasing contracts void and unenforceable.
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Stephen Wells Feb 13
Captivity strips highly intelligent animals like tigers from making their own decisions and can end in tragedies like these.
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ALDF Feb 12
New York's "No Pet Left Behind" law requires officers enacting an eviction warrant to check the premises for companion animals to coordinate their safe removal.
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Stephen Wells Feb 12
The tiger found in an abandoned Houston house is on her way to an unnamed animal sanctuary in Texas.
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Stephen Wells Feb 12
Human activity is wiping out coral reefs (and the animals who call the reefs home). Banning sunscreens with certain chemicals is a small step in the right direction.
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Stephen Wells Feb 12
Every year, companion animals are killed and injured by traps. But even if traps reach their intended victim, wild animals, they still inflict tremendous pain (and of course, trapped animals are usually killed).
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National Geographic Feb 10
"It is amazing to watch the care and protection these giants have over their young," writes Your Shot photographer Sandy Sharkey
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Stephen Wells Feb 11
Sadie alerted police to a potentially deadly gas leak in Tuckahoe, New York.
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Stephen Wells Feb 11
The proposed law, which would ban killing sharks in Hawaiian waters, has received significant support from people around the country.
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Stephen Wells Feb 11
The resolution supports a network of wildlife corridors and other limits to land use in the Santa Monica Mountains and Los Padres National Forest to protect numerous species including mountain lions, black bears, and foxes.
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ALDF Feb 11
Trooper and Adam, the two dogs thrown out of a moving vehicle in Marathon, New York in December, are now in a loving home!
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