Add to MyYahoo RSS

Animal Rights News

News on Animal Rights continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago |

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

Vancouver Sun

Hundreds of minks set free overnight at Quebec farm accused of animal cruelty

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.



Hollywood mogul Simon buys fur farm with animal rights activists

Hollywood mogul and co-creator of The Simpsons, Sam Simon, has bought a chinchilla farm in Southern California as part of a drive by animal rights activists to close the breeding facility.


Related Topix: Activism

The Missoula Independent Online

Bobcat fur farm for Roy?

A proposal to open a new fur farm outside of Roy that would house bobcats in 4-by-6 pens before the animals are harvested for their pelts is prompting outrage from animal rights activists.


Related Topix: Missoula County, MT

Manatee County Administrator Ed Hunzeker to announce changes to Animal Services

County Administrator Ed Hunzeker on Wednesday will announce upcoming changes at Manatee County Animal Services, which has been rocked with criticism from animal welfare advocates and others.


Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Bradenton, FL, West Bradenton, FL

Franklin News-Post

Woman to serve 2 years for animal cruelty

A Rocky Mount woman will serve two years of a four-year jail sentence for abandoning nine dogs in her mobile home for 12 days in April.


Related Topix: Rocky Mount, VA, Franklin County, VA

The Drinks Business

Fish drinking rugby player faces prison time

A rugby player from Herefordshire who was filmed downing a cocktail of wine, spirits and live fish, could be jailed.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Herefordshire County, England

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Humane Society Offers Reward for Info on Puppy Killing

The Michigan Humane Society has announced a $2,500 reward for information in a case in which an armed robber killed a man's puppy by smashing it against the pavement.


WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Two Charged with Animal Cruelty

Two Bowling Green residents have been arrested and charged in the animal cruelty case we first brought you last week.


Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY, Warren County, KY, Barren County, KY

Puppy Doe bill awaiting Governor Patrick's signature in order to become law

On the one year anniversary of Puppy Doe 's horrific death, the newly proposed Animal Welfare and Safety bill passed legislation just days before Radoslaw Czerkawski 's pre-trial conference for the brutal torture of Puppy Doe, also known as Kiya.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

Dog abuse caught on viral video becomes voice for fighting animal cruelty

An eyewitness used his cellphone to video the entire cruelty situation. When the witness told the man pictured to stop abusing the dog, the man answered back cursing and threw out racial slurs.


Related Topix: Lancaster, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Non-Profit

Ottawa Citizen

Elgin man banned for life from owning pets after hundreds of animals seized

Hounds wait for their master's orders during the traditional Boxing Day hunt, in Thurlow, Suffolk, United Kingdom, Monday, December 26, 2005.


Related Topix: Canada, Life, Holidays, Boxing Day

Watford Observer

Owner of beheaded north Watford cat left 'devastated' and 'sick to her stomach' by grisly discovery

The devastated owner of a grey tabby who found her cat decapitated in the garden of her north Watford home said she is "sick to her stomach" that anyone could be so cruel.


Who is Celebrity Big Brother contestant Angelique...

Angelique ''Frenchy'' Morgan was one of the last contestants to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house tonight.


Related Topix: Howard Stern

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Thomasville Times

TTNWS 8-16 Animal Shelter 3.jpg

Photo by Laura Ward-Mitchell "Each dog gets afternoon treats, a clean, soft bed and plenty to eat," said Lanier.


Related Topix: Davidson County, NC, Lexington, NC

Marin Independent Journal

Tails of Marin: What we buy and use can help animals, too

Our choice of purchases affects the welfare of animals such as Nick the bunny. Marin County is one of the most progressive in the nation when it comes to caring for animals.


Related Topix: Family, Kids