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Animals Lebanon and Beirut Municipality help a group of 17 dogs


Are good things coming for Beirut dogs? Abused, poisoned, shot. That is what dogs normally face when trying to survive on the streets. One lucky group of dogs were saved from this miserable life – hopefully the first of many in Beirut. With the enactment of the Animal Protection and Welfare Law, the Beirut Municipality بلدية…

Eid-Al-Adha, Why do we have to resort to violence to try to do something good?


This article is not about being hateful. I don’t have an issue with religion as long as people don’t use their religion as an excuse to treat others unjustly. These are my views about Eid-al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice and animal sacrifices in general from a logical and rational standpoint. The festival of sacrifice commemorates…

17 starving horses found at a horse farm in Lebanon


Seventeen starving, malnourished and sick horses were discovered at a horse farm in Lebanon where some of them were even dead! Working with the Ministry of Agriculture and compassionate individuals, Animals Lebanon team headed to the farm on Friday, May 25, 2018 accompanied by officials from the Ministry to feed the starving horses and investigate…

‘Cruelty’: People outraged as El Ghbaire municipality poisoned stray dogs

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El Ghbaire Municipality poisoned the neighbourhood’s stray dogs in front of the embassy of Kuweit in Lebanon on Thursday 28 December 2017. Footage began spreading on social media showing stray dogs which were reported as “poisoned” by the municipality workers in front of the embassy of Kuwait in Lebanon. The stray dogs poisoning incident got…

Photos of dead sharks caught on Batroun’s shore!

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Photos of dead sharks caught on Batroun’s shore, have gone viral on social media. sharks were killed on Sunday November 5th, 2017. Divers in Batroun Lebanon, claimed that they always encounter sharks but this type is harmless! Animals Lebanon said that they will report it to the relevant authorities, hoping that action will be taken. People…

Lebanon Is Finally Opening Up To Veganism!

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Veganism is growing rapidly around the world. The report, titled Top Trends in Prepared Foods in 2017 shows the explosion in veganism over the last 3 years. It cites a growing awareness of the impact of animal-based food consumption amongst consumers who are increasingly looking for more ethically produced and environmentally sustainable foods. Lebanese diet already has a certain…

“Pay Attention” . One of the ways our upbringing withholds our potential.

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How does one do it?! What is the bodily function responsible for such an action? Taking into consideration that the brain is also part of the body, how does one force their thoughts to only project on one single limited aspect of what is happening “out there”? How does one really “Pay attention”? These- and…

Mass-shooting of protected Nightjars by ‘proud’ Lebanese poachers


Mass-shooting of protected Nightjars (Caprimulgus europaeus). Lebanese poachers have developed an insidious method to kill masses of night-migrating birds. Electronic bird callers and powerful spotlights are used to lure whole flocks down onto bare [fake] illuminated trees where they are subsequently annilihated. Despite the new hunting law being implemented since 15 September 2017, many poachers…

Beirut Cat Café Opening Soon – What’s the deal?

Beirut Cat Café

In collaboration with Beirut for the Ethical Treatment of Animals BETA and Petriotics, the owner of Beirut Cat Café Lynn Khoury revealed that the café is set to open in Beirut Waterfront by the end of November 2017. Visitors of Beirut Cat Café will be able to spend time with cats provided by BETA and to experience these shelter cats…