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18 min ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

PETA Opposes Using Animals in W.Va. Testing

An animal rights group opposes plans to conduct testing on animals of chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest water supply using animals.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

18 min ago |

Florida man holds gun to cat on Facebook

The Animal Welfare League in Port Charlotte Florida is investigating this photo of Thomas Mcguinness of Port Charlotte pointing the gun at a cat as a possible case of animal cruelty.


Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

18 min ago |

Family dog dies when made to stay in hot car on ferry crossing Calais to Dover

What was planned to have been a fun family outing when crossing on the P&O Ferries from Calais to Dover for the Wallace family and their three dogs , turned into a tragedy late last week after one of their dogs died while left in the car reported the


Related Topix: Dogs, Pets

3 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Man posts Facebook photos of him pointing gun at cat & dog

Southwest Florida investigators are looking into a disturbing photo posted online.


Related Topix: Florida

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Barnaby "bulldozer" Joyce on the future of agriculture

Federal agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce was typically blunt about some sensitive issues in an address to the NSW Farm Writers gathering in Sydney.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Activism

10 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Australia seeks to stop animal rights groups with tough video laws

Australia is considering tougher laws to stop animal rights activists secretly filming on farms and abattoirs and airing the videos in an effort to protect a multi-million dollar livestock trade, a move rights groups say will hide abuse.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

Exporter breaks animal cruelty rules again

One of Western Australia's biggest livestock exporters could lose its licence to operate after being found once again to have breached animal welfare laws.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Detroit News

PETA will pay water bills for 10 Detroiters willing to go vegan

An animal rights group is offering to pay outstanding water bills for 10 Detroit residents on the condition they become vegan for one month.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Detroit, OR, Vegan, Activism, Vegetarian, Agriculture, Science

DA: Oyster Bay Man Sentenced in Animal Abuse Case

An Oyster Bay man was sentenced Thursday in a Nassau County Court for an animal cruelty charge, authorities said.


Related Topix: Oyster Bay, NY, Nassau County, NY

Winnipeg pet store animals die after shop goes 32 days without water

Tanya Morgan of Pet Peripherals says she blames the city and will now have to close her business.


WNDU-TV South Bend

Argos woman faces possible charges after dumping dog

An Argos woman is facing possible animal cruelty charges after admitting to dumping a dog on the side of the road last week.


Related Topix: Argos, IN, Marshall County, IN

USA Today

Hundreds of birds poisoned and killed at Houston airport

Hundreds of birds poisoned and killed at Houston airport Flight safety vs. animal rights issues in discussion of how airport keeps birds from planes Check out this story on Workers at Bush Intercontinental Airport were shocked to see hundreds of dead birds scattered around the airport grounds.


Horrific video shows officials in Bali SMILING while they cull island dogs on death row

WARNING DISTURBING FOOTAGE: Bali has been culling stray dogs for years to curb a rabies outbreak, but animal rights campaigns say the way it's done is inhumane The haunting 16 minute footage features Balinese officials giving a range of breeds lethal injections and then piling the corpses together.


Reward offered in connection with case of tortured cats

It's an endless battle against animal cruelty , and Alley Cat Allies steps in once again to help.


Related Topix: Martinsville, IN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Observer

Puppy mill survivors make friends at NC legislature

Republican Rep. Jason Saine of Lincolnton stoops to greet Earnest, a Jones County puppy mill survivor.


Related Topix: Jones County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Southport, NC, Raleigh, NC

ABC News

Film on animal rights movement to premiere next month

As momentum builds around laws to lock animal activists off farms, a new film documents the rise of the animal rights movement in Australian society.


Related Topix: Activism

News9 Oklahoma City

Owner Of MWC Severely Neglected Dogs Turns Self In

The owner of two dogs found locked inside a cage and severely malnourished in Midwest City, has turned himself into authorities Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Midwest City, OK

The Raw Story

Pennsylvania man beats his cats to death with a golf club because they 'betrayed' him

A Pennsylvania man told a court on Monday that he beat his cats to death with a golf club because he felt "betrayed" when they scratched him.


The Hartford Courant

CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon 's Nick News.


Related Topix: Bloomfield, CT, Hartford, CT, East Hartford, CT, New Britain, CT


Photo Credit: Thinkstock

ANIMAL ABUSE BILL ADVANCES IN HOUSE The House on Tuesday advanced a bill increasing penalties for animal abuse and requiring veterinarians to report such abuse.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Back Bay (Boston, MA), Fire