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  1. Animal charter of rights drafted with policymakers in mindRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    A Canadian animal rights group is promoting its "Charter of Rights and Freedoms for Animals" as a way to further their protection, but its practicality is being questioned by other legal experts. Animal Justice launched their charter campaign last week , saying it would "ensure animals are treated as sentient beings instead of mere property, would guarantee the rights and freedoms that make life worth living, and give all animals a chance to have their interests represented in court."


  2. Pet Connections: Hopefully, lessons learned from tale of abandoned pupsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Five puppies are spending time in incubators at Pick of the Litter are being found abandoned on the side of the road in Whitney Pier. When they are weaned the puppies will be moved back to Litters n' Critters Animal Rescue.


  3. Dozens of neglected sled dogs rescued in LaurentiansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CTV

    An animal welfare group has intervened to rescue about 100 sled dogs after their owner said he could no longer care for them. The SPCA Laurentides-Labelle rescued the dogs after receiving a tip that the owner didn't have the money to feed the dogs properly.


  4. My HorizonsFAMILY Tales from NycRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... of joy are now being equated with something that's slithery, slimy, and eats worms If you think a deranged animal rights activist is something to worry about, wait until you get a pissed-off cat lover narrowing its eyes and arching its back. I'd ...


  5. Hugo recovers from neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | St. Marys Star

    HOW would you feel if you were forced to live in appalling conditions without any access to food, water or shelter and had to sleep on a metal flyscreen door? Take me home: Hugo with animal attendant Jeremy Oldfield. "Hugo hadn't had much human contact but when I tickled him, he was happy to see us," Inspector Hughes said.


  6. Dogfighting thrives in years since Michael VickaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    Dogfighting thrives in years since Michael Vick case But the three largest dogfighting busts in U.S. history have occurred since 2009. Check out this story on A dog seized during the second-largest dogfighting bust in U.S. history sits in a pen at a kennel Aug.13326 in Jacksonville, Fla.


  7. Volusia plans workshop for feral cat programRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Parts of Volusia and Flagler counties are joining a national trend in the way cities handle a growing number of feral cats. Next month officials with Volusia County animal control will introduce a trap/neuter/return, or TNR, program.


  8. Woman accused of animal cruelty after 'locking cat in box in bath'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... More than 3,000 people signed an online petition started in America to have the cat's owner investigated by animal rights authorities, while others subjected her to violent threats and even shared her home address online. 'If you carefully look at ...


  9. Reindeer owners forced to keep Christmas appearances secret...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    But, after animal rights group PETA bombarded local authorities with letters asking they do not use the animals in Christmas events, the herd has asked well-wishers not to reveal which displays they plan to attend. The Cairngorm Reindeer Herd in Aviemore has asked people not to mention where they will appear in Christmas parades this year to avoid possible intervention from animal rights activists In November, PETA, which stands for People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals, issued a letter to several councils condemning the use of reindeer in Christmas pageants.


  10. Director to return to Oxford in screening of film that shows plight of circus lionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Oxford Mail

    WINNING animal rights campaigner and film director is returning to Oxford, the city that inspired him to take up the cause. Tim Phillips, director of the critically acclaimed film Lion Ark, will be attending a screening of his movie at the Ultimate Picture Palace, off Cowley Road, followed by a Q&A session.


  11. On Native GroundFROM Democracy to OligarchyRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the first step to banning guns. The NRA even called the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) a radical animal rights group. The House action leaves Pennsylvania as the only state where pretend hunters, most of them from New Jersey and ...


  12. Market MoverTORNADOS and the Twisted 'Ho-Hum' MediaRead the original story

    May 1, 2011 | American Reporter

    According to Oxford professor Andrew Linzey, the editor of the Journal of Animal Ethics, it's insulting to our pets to use terms like "mine" and "my," because it denotes that they're property. We also shouldn't call them pets, because the term is insulting.


  13. Dogfighting thrives in Milwaukee and around the nation in years since Vick caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wisconsin Gazette

    In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout. Nearby, an undercover agent with the sheriff's office met with Sam's breeder, a big-timer in the underground world of dogfighting named Willie Coleman, and made a deal that was caught on a hidden video camera.


  14. Animal rights activists want to BAN 'Rudolph' from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... of any of our Christmas parades here on Facebook, as we don't want any of their organisers to get targeted by animal rights folks. "We know our reindeer are very happy and comfortable in their work - otherwise we wouldn't take them to the parades - ...


  15. New Zealand community in shock after police officer shoots dog with arrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A New Zealand community is in shock after a police officer shot a dog with an arrow earlier this month. According to The New Zealand Herald , a dog in Whakatane was seriously injured, but is expected to survive.


  16. Walnut Grove mayor under fire after killing stray mother dog with 8 puppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A petition is now being shared asking for the resignation of a Missouri mayor who shot and killed a stray mother dog with eight puppies. KSPR News reported the story November 20. "In October, 2014, a stray female Border Collie with eight six-week-old puppies was traumatized by Mayor Jim Cole and police officers of Walnut Grove, Missouri.


  17. Thanks a lot, ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Murfreesboro Post

    Thanksgiving Day began in 1621 when friendly Indians took pity on some famished undocumented immigrants and brought them a feast of Baked Bambi and Turkey McNuggets. The Pilgrims, as they came to be known, showed their appreciation by naming their football team, the Plymouth Rock Redskins, after their guests.


  18. Benjy the gay bull to get the snip in UK 'sanctuary'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... remain anonymous, said Benjy was reticent about "doing his business in public", while a spokesperson for the Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) said "there was no denying Benjy was gay". Despite this, John Watson, a farm keeper at the Hillside ...


  19. Dogfighting: The illegal blood sport thrives from Ala. to NY, with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Standard

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout.


  20. Protect animals with deeds, not just lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bangkok Post

    The passage of the Animal Welfare Bill for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals should be welcomed. In spite of some criticism over the law's lack of specific detail, its passage marks the success of the efforts of animal rights groups and people who have fought for more than 10 years to pass legislation against cruelty towards animals.