Call your Maryland Legislator Today to End Cruel Killing Contests!
A new bill in the Maryland legislature protecting cownose rays needs your support. The bill outlaws the brutal practice of "killing contests" where cownose rays are slaughtered for people's entertainment. In these contests, cownose rays are shot with arrows, bludgeoned with a bat, and then stuffed into containers where they suffocate to death.
Not only are these contests incredibly cruel, cownose rays play a unique role in
Cownose rays are aquatic animals that look sort of like underwater kites. A cownose ray’s snout is remarkably similar looking to a cow’s nose (hence the name), and they have long, skinny tails.
A member of the PFA photographer registry, Luis shares his passion, and the power of images, in the service of animals in need. Luis told us that the animals at the shelter "have a lower chance of being adopted in Guatemala because they aren’t of a specific breed, and international adoptions are also low because people don’t know about how many wonderful individuals there are at the shelter."
Today we're shining the spotlight on Luis Noriega, a professional photographer based in Antigua, Guatemala. Luis' work has taken him around the world, but he found a special calling at Animal AWARE, an animal welfare organization located near Sumpango, Guatemala.
On Thursday we introduced you to Casey Christopher, a Los Angeles-based professional photographer, and we shared some of her stories and photos from her work with shelters and rescues in the L.A. area. Casey is a member of For All Animals' "Photographers for Animals" registry of professional and aspiring photographers. Casey shares her passion, and the power of images, in the service of animals in need, and she is proud to work with organizations such as Los Angeles Animal
Casey is perhaps best known for her “Black Cat Project” and her work with blind cats, but we wanted to find out how it all started for her.
This latest trick has the same goal as ag-gag laws (laws intended to hide the cruelty of standard agricultural practices for farmed animals), it’s just a different tool.
Jenn is a member of For All Animals' "Photographers for Animals" registry of professional and aspiring photographers. Jenn shares her passion, and the power of images, in the service of animals in need, and she is proud to work with organizations such as Toronto Cat Rescue and Pound Dog Rescue to help cats and dogs to get adopted.