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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

KOLD-TV Tucson

Humane Society of Southern AZ offering youth summer camps

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is offering Dog Days in the Summer camps for kids.


Related Topix: Kids, Family


Murfreesboro man accused of killing cat in front of children

A man was arrested in Murfreesboro last Friday after police say he killed a cat in front of several children.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Murfreesboro, TN


Animal welfare group plans largest rescue of Chinese bile bears

An animal welfare group said on Tuesday it will save 130 bears from a bile extraction farm in China, its largest rescue so far, in a bid to end a business that has sparked outrage over animal cruelty amid growing opposition.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, China,

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Killarney Drive Man Allegedly Kills Cat on January Street

A 21-year old Killarney Drive man is in jail, facing charges of aggravated animal cruelty.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asia News Network

BEIJING: China tightens leash on animal testing

China is set to improve the treatment and welfare of animals in its laboratories, said Yue Bingfei, deputy director of the experimental animal division of the National Institutes for Food and Drug Control.