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1 hr ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Amazing reunion between local woman and her horse

An update to a story we first brought you last week. Charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against the owner of four horses in Sandusky County.


Related Topix: Sandusky County, OH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Ontario Livestock Sales owner pleads no contest to animal cruelty charge

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> The owner of Ontario Livestock Sales, the largest livestock market in Southern California, has pleaded no contest to violating state law on animal cruelty by permitting animals too sick or injured to stand to be sold into the food supply.


Related Topix: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Animal cruelty clampdown awaits passage in Legislature

A little more than a year ago, images of an emaciated, cigarette-burned and tortured pit bull emerged, causing a public outcry for justice for the dog that will be forever known as Puppy Doe.


Related Topix: Quincy, MA, Northbridge, MA

The Modesto Bee

Cattle auction boss gets probation in cruelty case

Horacio Santorsola entered a plea of no contest Monday in San Bernardino County Superior Court to a misdemeanor count of receiving improperly held non-ambulatory animals.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA


Man Shoots Girlfriend's Turtle In The Head: Cops

Sgt. Louis Diamanti, Stonington's animal control officer, says 31-year-old Steven Richard used a BB gun rifle to shoot the turtle in the head Friday night outside a home.


New York Daily News

Brooklyn man who kicked cat harassed at court

Andre Robinson, who kicked a cat named King some 20 feet in the air in May, was in Brooklyn Criminal Court and was joined by hecklers who meowed and hissed at him.



Fashion brand Esprit debuts PETA approved vegan hangtags

Esprit, the international fashion brand for clothing and lifestyle products, has partnered up with animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals to introduce PETA approved vegan hangtags to mark Esprit's vegan shoe & apparel styles.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan

The Globe and Mail

We can't stomach the real cost of food

I'm going to apologize right now if you're eating breakfast, particularly if it includes a nice bit of bacon and a lovely runny egg.


American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE Second Civil War

Legislatures in Pennsylvania and Illinois are considering bills that would reduce or eliminate what animal welfare advocates call mutilations, and what breeders and American Kennel Club call "breed standards."


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pennsylvania, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Protesters oppose factory farming in day of action

Cassidy Toms in the Octagon promotes free range farming on Saturday at a national rally against factory farming.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Bali to continue anti-rabies dog cull as gory video emerges

Stray dog wander near by a temple compound in Jimbaran village on the resort island of Bali.


Related Topix: Indonesia, Vaccinations, Health, Activism

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Beef pollutes-new story is old news-but mainstream attention is a first

The fact that factory-style meat production has a big environmental footprint is nothing new.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Vegan

Feral cat neutering backed in Yonkers, N.Y.

Officials in Yonkers, N.Y., where more than two dozen cats were found dead several months ago, have agreed to allocate $15,000 to boost efforts to trap-neuter-return feral cats in the city, according to a local animal welfare group.


Related Topix: Yonkers, NY

Martinsburg Journal

Animal Control looks into cruelty training

Jefferson County Animal Control officers have had an unusually high volume of animal cruelty cases to deal with this year, and officers are looking into enrolling in a professional training session on animal cruelty with the help of an educational grant from the ASPCA.


Related Topix: Jefferson County, WV, Drugs

Warning graphic content: Former farming leader jailed for "appalling" animal cruelty

These are some of the horrifying images of starving and dead animals on the land of one of the country's one-time farming leaders.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Ireland, World News,

CBS Local

Dexter Teens Plead Guilty After Throwing Rocks, Killing Goose

Two Dexter teens pled guilty to animal cruelty related to an incident involving a pair of mated Canada geese that took place on April 13. "The two boys - who happen to be baseball players - admitted to throwing rocks at a pair of Canada geese," Humane Society of Huron Valley Cruelty Investigator Michele Baxter said.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Animals Rescued from Alleged Puppy Mill on Road to Adoption

More than one hundred dogs and several birds are on their way to rescue shelters in Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee and Canada to be adopted.


Related Topix: Virginia

Manawatu Evening Standard

Action against animal cruelty

Today is the National Day of Action against Factory Farming and SAFE spokesperson Mandy Carter said protests would be taking place across New Zealand.



Florida man holding gun to cat on Facebook could face animal cruelty charges

Before you know it, fall will be here and it will be time to go back to school. For parents that means stocking up on notebooks, number two pencils, and back to school clothes, all of which usually take a big chunk out of a family's budget.


Related Topix: Social Software

The Leaf-Chronicle

Gallatin dog cruelty hearing draws Clarksville protestersGallatin dog ...

Gallatin dog cruelty hearing draws Clarksville protesters Small group of protesters gathers in Gallatin for Nicole Hulbig preliminary hearing Check out this story on Nicole Friedman Hulbig appears in Sumner County General Sessions Court in Gallatin on Friday for eight counts of animal cruelty.


Related Topix: Gallatin, TN, Clarksville, TN, Sumner County, TN, Montgomery County, TN