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  1. Chesco SPCA adds new police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The Chester County SPCA announced Wednesday the addition of Kelsey Beam to its staff as full-time Humane Society Police Officer. Beam is one of many new additions to the CCSPCA's Animal Protective Services Department, expanded in an effort to best meet the needs of abused and abandoned animals within Chester and Delaware Counties.


  2. Rights groups criticize use of dog skin in ChinaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Dog skin produced by Chinese factories is used to make gloves, shoes and other products destined for export, footage provided to Reuters by an animal rights group shows. China has faced criticism for its treatment of animals, including bears, whose bile is used in traditional medicines.


  3. TAILS Humane Societya s new leaders embrace rolesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    Monica Synett - Stitch, a 1-year-old Australian cattle dog mix, likes to see what's going on at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Monica Synett - Two-month-old hound mixes curiously inspect company at TAILS Humane Society on Tuesday in DeKalb.


  4. TCBY Takes Home peta2 AwardRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Frozen-yogurt retailer TCBY is dishing up some of the best vegan desserts around, thanks to the newly expanded line of dairy-free soft-serve-a move that has now landed the Broomfield-based chain an award from peta2, PETA's youth division, in the ninth annual Libby Awards . "Libby" is for "liberation"-as in animal liberation-and TCBY is taking home the Libby for Best Vegan-Friendly Chain .


  5. The Ready Set, Craig Owens Take Home peta2 AwardsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Young people are drawn more than ever to artists who reflect their animal-friendly values. That's why peta2 , PETA's youth division, is recognizing two winners in music-related categories in the ninth annual Libby Awards .


  6. Senator wants PETA investigated for taking chihuahuaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Lewis believes two PETA workers may have violated state code when they took a dog from the porch of a mobile home in Accomack County and then told the family they euthanized the pet. "Whether it's animal rights, property rights, any sort of different factors, this has been a violation on so many levels.


  7. 12 Days Of Giving: spcaLARead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Metroblogging Los Angeles

    Preamble/Disclosure: There's a subset of the fine folks who know I've been a scrivener for going way back to March 2004, who also know that back in 2011, despite all appearances of sanity, sensibility and advanced middle age, I committed to making a rather drastic career change in leaving behind a 20-odd year career in journalism to become a humane law enforcement officer, more commonly known as an "animal cop."


  8. Domestic Horse Slaughter Ban ContinuesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    With President Obama signing the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill , the United States will continue to forbid the domestic slaughter of horses for human consumption. The language specifically bans the use of federal funding for inspections at such facilities, maintaining the de facto ban on domestic horse slaughter and saving taxpayer dollars, and thwarts efforts in at least three states to start killing horses on U.S. soil for export to foreign nations.


  9. Deputies confiscate 18 dogs, 1 horse from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

    SILVER CITY >> A Mimbres Valley resident, Dola Arnspiger, 66, was charged with 11 counts of cruelty to animals after the Grant County Sheriff's Office confiscated 18 dogs, including three puppies. Sixteen of the dogs, most of which are mastiffs, were placed with High Desert Humane Society, according to Animal Control Officer Gigi Shoaf.


  10. Four livestock auction workers convicted of animal crueltyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jackson, MS - Earlier today, Octavios Hillard, Kenneth White, Roy Stewart, and Clayton Harris were convicted of criminal animal cruelty before Forrest County Justice Court judge Gay Polk-Payton for viciously beating, kicking, punching, and dragging animals. These convictions were the result of shocking hidden-camera footage of animal abuse secretly recorded by Mercy For Animals at Southeast Mississippi Livestock in Hattiesburg.


  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. Liver Let Die, Foie La La Ducks ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Roll Call

    The second annual Foie La La competition is under way on H Street Northeast, with nine establishments going beak to beak for the hearts and minds of diners with a taste for foie gras. The eat-off, which started on Dec. 15 and runs through Christmas, has attracted attention from the folks at PETA, who aren't too keen on the consumption of animal protein, much less duck livers, much, much less the sense of humor the organizers have employed in publicity material.


  14. FBI adds animal cruelty to index crimes like homicide, arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... way for new development once the new Steinhafels store is completed nearby. Crime victim advocates as well has animal rights groups are applauding the FBI's decision to add animal cruelty to its index of major crimes like homicide and arson. Until ...


  15. 62 small dogs and puppies rescued from private residence in Lancaster CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    The Pennsylvania SPCA today says it rescued 62 small dogs and puppies from a Lititz home. The dogs were reportedly living in unsanitary conditions and with untreated medical issues.


  16. Hendersonville punts on removing problem deerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    The animal-rights crowd opposes killing the deer, and so Hendersonville is right back where it started, with no solution in sight. The city of Hendersonville is faced with a problem that's becoming common in most expanding Middle Tennessee communities: too many deer.


  17. Top 14 in '14Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    That continues the surge in animal protection policymaking by state legislatures, and in total, it makes more than 1,000 new policies in the states since 2005, across a broad range of subjects bearing upon the lives of pets, wildlife, animals in research and testing, and farm animals. That is tremendous forward progress, closing the gaps in the legal framework for animals, and ushering in new standards in society for how animals are treated.


  18. Emiko BadilloRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Willamette Week

    ... activist community called Vegans of Color. Badillo, 39, hopes that Portlanders can make the connection between animal rights and human rights, and get just as fired up about a protest as they do about a new imitation cheese. Emiko Badillo: Before I ...


  19. Reindeer meat on sale in King's LynnRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Lynn News

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Reindeer meat is back on the shelves of Lynn's Lidl store this year, leading to criticism from animal rights groups.


  20. Commission considers appointing agents to investigate animal crueltyRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Walker County Commissioners are considering a resolution that would appoint several people from the Walker County Humane Society to serve as agents of the county while investigating animal cruelty cases. Humane Society board member Richard Fikes said the resolution gives the group some authority and legal protection that is currently lacking when they look into reports of animal cruelty.