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43 min ago | USA Today
A killer whale raises its head out of the water in 2010 during the first show since an orca killed a trainer at the SeaWorld theme park in Orlando, Fla.
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43 min ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
A California state legislator is proposing to ban the captivity of killer whales for entertainment at SeaWorld in the wake of CNN's controversial documentary "Blackfish."
4 hrs ago | WBNS
"He's so sweet and he trusts everybody even though he was being abused and hurt," said 10-year-old Karli Ramey.
9 hrs ago | RTE.ie
Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said new legislation on animal welfare, which comes into effect today, outlines in clear legal terms the responsibility people have when they own an animal.
12 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today
There were angry scenes in Belfast Crown Court yesterday when four east Belfast men who admitted animal cruelty charges were remanded in custody.
A judge has signed over ownership of more than 300 animals seized last month during a raid at an East Manatee animal sanctuary to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, clearing the way for them to be adopted, authorities said.
The trailer was occupied by woman and the cats. There were hazardous and unsafe conditions, an active sewage leak and a sole source of electricity provided through an extension cord leading to a main residence, according to the SPCA.
By Mary Ann Barton Silver Spring, Maryland - A Baltimore City police officer was arrested Wednesday and charged with beating his girlfriend's puppy to death.
A Palestine man was arrested Thursday morning on animal cruelty charges. Terry Glenn Tawater, 46, was taken into custody around 11 a.m. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office had been searching for Tawater for an unknown period of time before stopping his vehicle during a traffic stop.
WOOLWICH TWP . - High school students are helping bring a happy ending for the 20 dogs that were rescued in February from a squalid home in Penns Grove .
Just when you thought Hump Day couldn't get any better, we bring you puppy sneakers! Vans teamed up with the ASPCA in a show of support against animal abuse and cruelty.
A Free Syrian Army fighter gives food to a dog in Aleppo's Sheikh Najjar Industrial City, March 5, 2014.
Now it's PARENTS at war: Father of boyfriend accused of 'corrupting' cheerleader who's suing her mom and dad furiously hits back at claims he drove her home drunk at 3.30am Closure at last: Man, 29, is charged with kidnap and murder of nursing student Holly Bobo, 20, who was last seen being dragged into the woods in 2011 Osama bin Laden's ... (more)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which oversees the Animal Welfare Act, says it is "looking into" four incidents at the University of Michigan involving research animals.
A Baltimore police officer beat and choked his girlfriend's 7-month-old puppy and texted her a photo of the dog's body, authorities said Wednesday.
Perrysburg High School has a long held tradition of allowing students to swallow live goldfish during the halftime periods of basketball games.
What happened to an injured German shepard-mix puppy found recently alongside U.S. Route 6 in West Burlington remains a mystery and the folks at Bradford County Humane Society are hoping to find answers as well as get some help with his veterinary bills.