President Trump’s election to President of the United States will be bad for animal welfare

Animal welfare is not Trump’s strong suit. When he is the next president which seems to be likely I do not expect there to be any progress on animal welfare. Indeed, it may go backwards under his presidency.

It seems likely that Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. Shame that the US has to choose between an 81-year-old geriatric with slurred speech and a 77-year-old narcissistic demigod in the eyes of the less well educated. If Trump is the next president, it will be bad for animal …

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Multiple misdeeds over Saudi gift to Trump of cheetah and white tiger robes

What were presented to Donald Trump as genuine cheetah and tiger fur robes turned out to be fake following an inspection by the US Fish and Wildlife service

NEWS AND COMMENT: For me, this is a story of multiple misdeeds as I have described it. During Trump’s tenure of the presidency of the United States he visited Saudi Arabia and was given expensive gifts. The gifts were presented to him during his 2017 trip; his first overseas presidential visit. They included cheetah …

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Tiger King, Joe Exotic, could be pardoned by outgoing President Trump

Joe Exotic

NEWS AND VIEWS (COMMENTS): Joe Exotic is back in the news again. You can’t keep him away from the headlines. He was made famous in the television series Tiger King and he is serving a twenty-two year prison sentence in Texas for conspiracy to murder Carole Baskin, Big Cat Rescue’s founder and chief executive …

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Donald Trump brings cats into the presidential election campaign

Inadvertently and in typical Donald Trump style, he has brought domestic cats into the presidential election campaign. He doesn’t like wind power. He doesn’t like wind turbines for various reasons one of which is that the energy produced by wind turbines is expensive and another is that they messed up the landscape from one …

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Don’t vote for Trump if you are a genuine animal lover

Even animals hate Trump. Author of montage unknown

Hal Herzog PhD writing for the website Psychology Today questions whether Americans really are animal lovers despite 65 percent of households having a companion animal. He argues that you should follow the money to decide whether pet loving Americans are genuine animal lovers. Whereas about $600 million is spent on saving animals, $300 billion …

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Trump administration promotes trophy hunting in Africa including lions

Cecil the Lion savages Palmer in Halloween Costume

It’s unsurprising but Trump has done something terribly wrong. He has undone the work of former president Obama in restricting the importation of hunting trophies from Africa. Quietly the US Fish and Wildlife Service have lifted a ban on the importation of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia and they have also published new …

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