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9 min ago | The Independent

Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS...

"Monkeys had chemicals injected into their brains and backs and were later killed and dissected," the Baywatch star posted via Facebook But not because she isn't up for having a large quantity of iced water dumped over her platinum blonde head.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pamela Anderson

4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

MTR will review policy after death of dog on tracks sparks outrage

Photo: May Tse The MTR Corporation says it will review measures to protect animals who end up on railway tracks after the death of a stray dog hit by a train led to public outrage at the operator's handling of the incident.


Related Topix: Train Disaster

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WMGL-FM North Charleston

Pamela Anderson Refuses Ice Bucket Challenge, Kristen Stewart & Nicholas Hoult Accept

One celebrity who's not taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? Pamela Anderson. The Baywatch actress and staunch animal rights activist said she will not be taking part in the challenge because of the ALS Association's use of animal testing in its research.


Related Topix: A Single Man, Celebrities, Pamela Anderson, Nicholas Hoult


EXCLUSIVE: Search warrant identifies man seen in alleged dog abuse video

The man seen in an alleged dog abuse video has been identified in a search warrant obtained by Global News .


Berkhamsted Today

Village pub slammed for selling 'cruel' dish

Animal rights campaigners have slammed a village pub restaurant for its refusal to stop selling the controversial foie gras delicacy.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Foie Gras


Nestle Nudges Its Suppliers To Improve Animal Welfare

Nestle SA, the world's biggest food company, manufactures and markets a wide range of food products including milk, chocolate, confectionery, bottled water, coffee, creamer, food seasoning and pet foods.


Related Topix: Life, Chocolate, Agriculture, Science


Commercial dog breeding in Missouri: Part 3 - What you need to know as a consumer

One of the dogs recovered during a rescue operation by the Humane Society of Missouri's Animal Cruelty Task Force had hair in dire need of grooming.


Related Topix: Missouri, Lawrence County, MO

ABC News

RSPCA calls for laws to make reporting of animal abuse mandatory

The RSPCA is campaigning for laws to make it mandatory for workers on farms to report cases of animal cruelty.


Related Topix: Activism

No charges filed against maintenance worker

The Kern County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday that animal cruelty charges will not be filed against Robert Hutton, a Tehachapi Unified School District maintenance worker.


Thu Aug 21, 2014


Lexington puppy found chemically burned, branded with profanity

We're tracking the investigation into a disturbing case of animal cruelty in Lexington.


Related Topix: Lexington-Fayette, KY

San Jose Mercury News

Settlement reached in Turlock animal abuse case

Clinging to life. This chicken was one of the few lucky ones rescued from a closed Turlock egg far in 2012.


Related Topix: Turlock, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Pamela Anderson Not Taking Ice Bucket Challenge Due To Animal Testing

The celebrity backlash against the popular Als Ice Bucket Challenge has begun with Pamela Anderson urging the stars tipping freezing water over their heads to research the charity they are helping.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pamela Anderson

County 10 News

Police Blotter: Arrests; Fight in Riverton under investigation; Animal abuse reported

Here is the Thursday law enforcement wrap-up from across the county. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.


Related Topix: Riverton, WY, Hudson, WY, Lander, WY

Dog rescued from locked garbage bin

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge and District Humane Society is asking the public for assistance to help identify the owner of a small terrier rescued from a garbage bin in Victoria Park.


Miami New Times

Animal Rights Group Smash HLS Can Keep Protesting Miami Monkey Importer, Judge Rules

The activists in Smash HLS has never been shy about pushing the boundaries when it comes protesting Miami-based Worldwide Primates, a firm that sells monkeys sometimes used in scientific experiments.


Related Topix: Activism

The Simpsons Co-creator Helps Peta Take Over Chinchilla Farm

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon has helped animal rights activists at Peta take over one of the largest chinchilla fur farms in California.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Chinchillas, Pets

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Czerkawski's lawyer files motion to suppress in Puppy Doe case, hearing set

Radoslaw Czerkawski appeared in Norfolk District Superior Court yesterday looking disheveled for the pretrial conference in the Puppy Doe case that gripped a nation.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Quincy, MA

Defendant on animal cruelty charges fails to appear in court

Lyons woman Katherine Von Meister, charged with 111 counts of cruelty to animals, failed to appear for her status conference at the Loveland Courthouse Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Lyons, CO, Larimer County, CO

Tuxedo cats flood California shelter

More than 100 cats -- most of them black-and-white tuxedos -- have been "anonymously abandoned" at the Marin Humane Society shelter over the past 18 months, according to the Marin County, Calif., animal-welfare organization.


Related Topix: Marin County, CA

KFMB-TV San Diego

Chinchillas rescued from Vista ranch

The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA Wednesday announced the largest animal rescue in its history -- 420 chinchillas taken in from a ranch in Vista.


Related Topix: Chinchillas, Pets, Activism, Guinea Pigs