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1 hr ago |

Canadian poultry supplier accused of acts most foul

Mercy for Animals Canada has accused Maple Leaf Foods of "cooking chicks to death" at one of its hatcheries after one of its advocates shot undercover footage of the abuse while working at Horizon Poultry in Ontario over a month and a half.


Related Topix: Food, McCain Foods, Maple Leaf Foods

5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Hialeah pet rescue operator charged with felony animal abuse

The operator of a Hialeah pet rescue shelter was arrested Thursday after authorities say she kept as many as 200 dogs and cats in "deplorable conditions" inside a small warehouse.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Hialeah, FL, Miami Dade County, FL, Miami-Beach, FL

10 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Woman jailed over blackmail plot

Debbie Vincent, 52, an animal rights activist, was found guilty of being involved in a conspiracy to blackmail a major animal testing company A former soldier who underwent a sex change has been jailed for six years for her part in a conspiracy to blackmail an animal testing company through a campaign of terror which involved the use of improvised ... (more)


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Second fetish model busted in Miami for role in animal torture porn

Stephanie Hird, 29, - the second animal snuff film starlet arrested in two weeks - was cuffed as she boarded a plane at Miami International Airport and booked on five felony counts of cruelty to animals, according to a report.


11 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Reward offered for kangaroo killer

An animal welfare group is offering a reward of up to $5000 for information leading to the conviction of the killer of a kangaroo at a national park north of Perth.


Related Topix: Activism

15 hrs ago |

2nd woman arrested in animal torture sex porn investigation



Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

Our Nudge in Chief

Glenn Beck has named Cass Sunstein, a professor at Harvard Law School, "the most dangerous man in America."


Related Topix: Terrorism, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US Politics, US News


18 puppies, 3 cats rescued by Animal Cruelty Task Force

They came thanks to the Animal Cruelty Task Force after a rescue this morning of 18 dogs and three cats "Puppies check to make sure that they're weight is okay, that they're nursing all right," says Dr. Mark Wright the Director of Social Medicine for the Humane Society.


Related Topix: Washington County, MO

Animal cruelty investigators looking for answers about emaciated dog found in Ann Arbor

This 3-year-old boxer was found emaciated on the side of an Ann Arbor road and investigators are looking for more information about her case.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI

The Press-Enterprise

Lake Elsinore: Owner in animal cruelty case to pay $88K to Peta

Mitch Behm, the owner of Global Captive Breeders, and David Delgado, the former manager of the exotic reptile business, stand in a courtroom at the Southwest Justice Center in French Valley during a Jan. 30 hearing.


Related Topix: Lake Elsinore, CA, Activism, Coto de Caza, CA, Riverside County, CA

Tehachapi News

Arrest of school district employee was topic at school board meeting

It was standing room only at the Tehachapi Unified School District's board meeting held April 8, as board members tackled a lengthy agenda scheduled that night.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Criminal Defense Law, Law, Tehachapi, CA, Kern County, CA

Hometown hero

Great job Cobb County GA animal welfare advocates! You speak and law makers and prosecutors listen.


Related Topix: Cobb County, GA


Hilary Swank to be Honored for Animal Advocacy

Animal-lover Hilary Swank will be honored May 3 for her work in animal rescue and her commitment to animal advocacy at the the Sixth Annual Petco Foundation's Hope Gala in San Diego.



Accused dog hoarder arrested after dozens seized, 2 die

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Market Wire

Internet Cat Video Fever Takes Over Toronto

The Just for Cats Festival is a unique event which brings internet cat video enthusiasts and ailurophiles together on one exclusive night in Toronto at TIFF Bell Lightbox on April 17th.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

The Salinas Californian

Dozen ducks shot dead near California Welcome Center in Salinas

They were sitting ducks, and now they're dead ducks, victims of an act of animal cruelty.


Related Topix: Salinas, CA


This Billboard for Rabbit Pizza Is Made from Dead Rabbits

In the walk-up to Easter this weekend, New Zealand pizza chain Hell Pizza, known for its saucy marketing campaigns, has put up a billboard that has stirred controversy among animal rights activists because it is covered in rabbit pelts.


Related Topix: Marketing

The Times-Tribune

Accused Moosic animal abuser arrested for bail violations

Mr. Tanis, 65, who is charged with five counts of animal cruelty, has had more than a dozen dogs removed from his home to comply with a bail condition that he only possess one dog.


Related Topix: Moosic, PA

WPTV Local News

Royal Palm breeder charged with animal abuse

One week after an animal care and control raid, a Royal Palm Beach woman is now charged with 32 counts of improper confinement of animals.


Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Royal Palm Beach, FL, Belle Glade, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

WPTV Local News

Loxahatchee breeder charged with animal abuse

One week after an animal care and control raid, a Royal Palm Beach woman is now charged with 32 counts of improper confinement of animals.


Related Topix: Loxahatchee, FL, Royal Palm Beach, FL, Belle Glade, FL, Palm Beach County, FL