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Accused dog hoarder arrested after dozens seized, 2 die

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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.

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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.

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Time

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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WKRN

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.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Murfreesboro, TN

AlertNet

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.

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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.

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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.

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The New Zealand Herald

Talk to the Animals: Are you guilty of animal cruelty?

Most of us would never dream of being cruel to an animal. The thought of inflicting pain and suffering on an innocent and vulnerable animal is not something one aspires to, and certainly not an example to set for your children.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat

Canada.com

Sale of seal meat to China thwarted by anti-hunt activists: fisheries minister

A trade agreement to sell Canadian seal meat in China announced more than three years ago has been largely thwarted by animal rights activists, federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea says.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Activism

CNN

Victim of Dog Fighting Ring Found After Being Stolen from Shelter

Ginja, the canine victim of a vicious dogfighting ring, has been found after her abduction from a local city shelter in Buffalo, N.Y. "This poor dog was placed in a shelter only to be seized for a purported return to the ring, she has defied the odds once again," says Robert Misseri, president of Guardians of Rescue, a New York based group ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Beacon-News

Plenty of talking points in Kane animal abuse case

Not that I'm an expert at writing about animal neglect cases, but this one does seem to be getting a bit hairier than normal.

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Related Topix: Kane, Pop/Rock, Kane County, IL, Elgin, IL

Fredericksburg.com

Most people are repulsed by hunting

The survey cited in Ken Perrotte's March 27 column wasn't "recent" at all--it took place nine years ago ["Support for hunting continues to rise"].

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ABC News

Orcas: SeaWorld's killer whale of a problem

ELIZABETH JACKSON: This week, efforts to stop SeaWorld using killer whales in its American theme parks floundered with Californian politicians putting on hold a proposed law to stop the practice.

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Pensacola News Journal

Woes continue for Escambia Animal Shelter

Escambia County's animal shelter is facing new troubles after months of uncertainty and high-profile controversies.

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Related Topix: Escambia County, FL, Pensacola, FL, Santa Rosa County, FL

Tony's Kansas City

PETA Animal Rights Activists Remember Kansas City Zoo Chimpanzee...

"The United States Department of Agriculture fined the Kansas City Zoo $4,500 after a chimpanzee starved to death last year.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, US News

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