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3 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
A city man was charged Thursday with 84 counts of animal cruelty related to an alleged dog fighting ring that was broken up during a drug raid last week when police found 18 live dogs, most of them crammed into crates, and four dead dogs stuffed into garbage bags.
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7 hrs ago | Courier News
One year ago, a tiny month-old kitten was intentionally set on fire and left to die on the streets of Philadelphia.
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A jury found Shula Woodworth, 46, of Troy, Ohio guilty of three counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty on Tuesday for failing to provide food and water for 100 animals at the now defunct Serenity Horse Rescue reported wdtn.com.
10 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Across the country, lobbyists for the meat and dairy industries have been pressuring legislators to pass laws that punish whistleblowers who expose crimes on agricultural facilities.
13 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette
Animal welfare organizations in northeast Wisconsin and across the nation are increasingly turning to a non-lethal alternative for controlling an exploding population of homeless, feral cats.
17 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Many circus animals suffer needlessly at the hands of their trainers. These otherwise intelligent animals may have been broken into submission so that they can entertain you, often spending 18 to 20 hours a day chained or caged.
An Orleans County man faces animal cruelty charges for an incident at Eastview Mall, a similar charge he faced before in Orleans County.
Today I released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 1914, An Act Protecting Animal Welfare and Safety , which has been scheduled for a public hearing on April 24th at 1:30pm in hearing room A-2 of the State House by the Joint Committee on the Judiciary: "News that a long awaited public hearing for the PAWS Act has been scheduled is ... (more)
PETA is now getting involved in the incident that occurred in Christiana involving a 16-year old who allegedly killed a family dog.
DADE COUNTY. THIS IS THE LATEST ARREST FROM AN UNDERCOVER OPERATION BY THE ANIMAL RESCUE MISSION DUBBED "OPERATION NOBLENA."
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has arrested a suburban Boynton Beach woman on charges of animal cruelty after deputies discovered a dog in her custody had been wrapped in duct tape and left on the porch in a cage.
A onetime radical animal rights activist now faces federal gun charges after investigators claim he was caught bragging to an informant about his "baby" - a machine gun.
PETA says it will attend Groupon's annual meeting on May 20 to begin the battle to pressure the daily deals site to stop doing business with circuses and zoos with records of animal abuse and neglect.
Adult film industry star Stephanie Hird , screen name Megan Jones, was arrested on April 16 and charged with five felony counts of animal cruelty .
Sault Ste. Marie MPP and Minister of Natural Resources David Orazietti has shot back at critics from two animal rights groups who are taking the Ontario government to court over the spring bear hunt pilot program just as it gets set to begin May 1. Unlike the previous annual spring bear hunt that was done away with by the Mike Harris Tories in ... (more)
The Idaho Dairymen's Association is asking a federal judge to allow the industry group to intervene in a lawsuit against a new law that makes it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities.
Three teens were arrested on Tuesday and are not only accused of killing the llama but also posting pictures of it on Facebook.