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23 min ago | 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.

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1 hr ago | Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Activism

3 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Missoula County, MT

7 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

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.

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

10 hrs ago | 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.

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

14 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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Mirror.co.uk

Who is Celebrity Big Brother contestant Angelique...

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

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

The Georgia Straight

Animal rights activists bring message to kids at the PNE

I loved your giggle. You and your friend arrived late so I did not have a chance to chat beforehand.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

KAIT-TV

Woman's 'lack of concern' for pooch leads to animal cruelty charge

JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro woman claims she left her dog locked in her car for just 22 minutes while she shopped.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, AR

Brandon Sun

Ontario woman banned from owning pets after kitten burned, left untreated

An animal welfare group says a Kingston, Ont., woman has been banned for life from owning, caring for or living with an animal after a kitten fell into a hot deep fryer and was left untreated.

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Daily Mail

Investigation launched into North Carolina dairy farm as cows are...

Mother of four, 43, gets three and a half years in prison for having sex with 16-year-old boy whose friends nicknamed him 'Legend' for the affair ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas returns to rehab for alcohol dependency just eight months after revealing her struggle with addiction on GMA The face at the window: Terrifying moment a Peeping Tom was ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina, WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Agriculture, Science

Bendigo Advertiser

Animal cruelty jail term reduced

A FORMER North-West Tasmanian farmer convicted of 140 animal welfare related offences has had his prison sentence reduced on appeal.

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