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2 hrs ago | WJRT

Michigan students may opt out of animal dissection

The State Board of Education is urging Michigan school districts to let students opt out of animal dissection for moral, ethical, religious or other reasons.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Activism

7 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Tortoise torture suspect faces sex charges

LIVE FROM THE LOCAL STATION. THIS CLAY COUNTY TEEN WHO MADE NATIONAL NEWS IN HER PART OF THE REPORTED TORTURE AND KILLING OF THIS TORTOISE IS NOW FACING NEW CHARGES OF COMMITTING A SEX CRIME.

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Related Topix: Prison, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

8 hrs ago | WMDT

New Animal Welfare Laws In Delaware

New laws aimed at strengthening animal welfare in Delaware are set to take effect.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Delaware Government, US Governors, Jack Markell

9 hrs ago | BBC News

Minister wants UK animal tests ban

The minister in charge of regulating animal experiments in the UK has said he wants to see an end to all testing.

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13 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News

Lamar Police Reports July 27-30, 2014

Officer asked the caretaker to keep water and shelter within reach of the dogs because of the heat.

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Related Topix: Prowers County, CO, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Horse euthanized; Cruelty investigation underway in Lucas Co.

A horse has been euthanized after it was found injured on the ground at a home off Crissey Road.Now, the Toledo Area Humane Society has launched and animal cruelty investigation.Cruelty officers came out to the home around noon on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

The Campbell Reporter

Man cited for cruelty after leaving dog in hot car outside Woodside restaurant

A man who left his Husky inside a vehicle while visiting Buck's restaurant in Woodside on Saturday was cited for animal cruelty after a deputy determined the dog was suffering from heatstroke, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Woodside, CA

WTVG-TV Toledo

Woodville woman charged with animal cruelty in horse abuse case

New details about a story we broke last week. Charges have been filed against the owner of several horses seized by the Humane Society of Sandusky County.

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Related Topix: Sandusky County, OH

WCHS-TV Charleston

Reward In Braxton Animal Abuse Case Increases To $6,500

Gassaway , Braxton County , West Virginia A reward in an animal abuse case in Braxton County has climbed another $5,000.

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Related Topix: Braxton County, WV, Gassaway, WV

StarNewsOnline.com

BREAKING (and disappointing) NEWS: Protections for puppy mill dogs dropped from NC budget bill

Once again, dogs suffering in puppy mills across the state of North Carolina might have to wait to gain important new protections.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Agriculture, Science

Cambridge Evening News

Disturbing reports of pets being hanged from trees and shot at with air rifles in Cambridge

Scaremongering donation collectors have been spreading false torture stories of pets being hanged from trees and shot by air rifles in Cambridge to get people to part with their cash.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

Iol.co.za

Activists urge Modise to quit

About 50 animal rights activists protested outside Parliament on Tuesday morning, demanding the resignation of National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Woman's Quest to Go Vegan So PETA Will Pay Her Water Bill

As thousands of Detroit residents struggle without water, one woman is reaching out to an unlikely source to help pay for her overdue bill: PETA.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Detroit, MI

SFGate

Police: Missouri pet dog shot after escaping yard

St. Louis police say the pit bull-pointer mix named Loki escaped from its yard Tuesday morning.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Family of rescued cat makes big announcement

He was a bright spot in a tragic story of animal cruelty and now he's part of a growing family.

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KRQE Albuquerque

Dogs

That man, Salvador Martinez, was arrested for extreme animal cruelty because of how he allegedly killed the dog, but there's another piece of the case that's drawn attention.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Torrance County, NM, House, NM

Examiner.com

Attorney General sues former owner of controversial Forks animal sanctuary

The Republic reported today that the state attorney general is suing the former owner of a controversial animal sanctuary that was located in Forks, Washington.

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Related Topix: Forks, WA

Examiner.com

Brooklyn punk cat kicker hissed at in Brooklyn Criminal Court

King, the one-year-old cat has since been adopted and no longer has to think of his past life.

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Examiner.com

The Anti-Cruelty Society partners with Pose A Pet App

The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, TACS for short, is the city's oldest and largest animal welfare organization.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

2 pets killed after going missing 2 days apart in Ripley Co.

Laci Holt's dog Montana and cat Sadie went missing two days apart. Then almost a week later, a neighbor discovered both pets together, dead on top of a garbage bag with a shotgun shell casing on County Road 50 South near the Dearborn County line.

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Related Topix: Dearborn County, IN

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