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  1. Man called Blunt who tried to get his pet chameleon stoned acquitted of animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Bruce Blunt was told by a judge that his actions - blowing smoke on his reptile in a video posted on Facebook - were immature but not criminal Prosecutors argued it was a case of animal cruelty but a judge has decided the 40-year-old's actions were immature but not criminal. Mr Blunt, from Chicago, said he blew the drug at the reptile because it seemed to calm her aggressive tendencies.


  2. Oneida CountyRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Lakeland Times

    Tracie Portz is pictured in the temporary office setting for the senior center at Hiawatha Estates. The office equipment was a donation to the center.


  3. More greyhound live-baiting arrests expected as inquiry report dueRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... president Chay Neal said. "It's certainly shocked the public, but I think people in the industry and people in animal rights are not surprised, I think it's the best kept secret in the industry," he said. "It is a huge challenge and I know that ...


  4. Direct Action Everywhere May Day of ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    The animal rights activist group Direct Action Everywhere held their May Day of action in downtown San Francisco on May 23. The activists traveled from cities in the U.S., Canada, and even Denmark, to once again bring their "It's Not Food It's Violence" campaign to the streets of San Francisco. Approximately 100 activists took the message to a Whole Foods Store in downtown SF, to a food court inside the Westfield shopping center, and to Union Square.


  5. MomentumDANCING QUEENRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | American Reporter

    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." Because dogs are considered by state laws to be property, individual owners may currently cut and shape dogs' ears or amputate part or all of their tails , often without a proper sterile environment or anesthesia.


  6. NSW's newest gay MP supports marriage equality but won't be heading down the aisleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

    The Animal Justice party's Mark Pearson is one of six LGBTI MPs in NSW - officially Australia's gayest parliament. He talks to the Star Observer about why animal rights matter and his youthful run-ins with now colleague Fred Nile.


  7. Chinchillas ready for adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WISN-TV



  8. Downtown Subaru of Oakland Shares the Love with East Bay SPCA's...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    WHAT: Downtown Subaru of Oakland is proud to present a check in the amount of $12,394.00 to the East Bay SPCA. This check is made possible by our loyal customers who chose the East Bay SPCA as their charity when they bought a car during the Subaru Share the Love Event.


  9. 3 Area Dog Breeders Make The "Horrible 100" Puppy Mills Exposed ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    ... animals," says Mindy Patterson, President of the group. She says breeders are being attacked by various animal rights groups, making many who raise and sell dogs look bad. "They want the general public to believe that these reports and photos depict ...


  10. New Ontario law bans breeding and sale of orcasRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    There was widespread praise Thursday for the Liberal government's ban on orcas, or killer whales, which passed at Queen's Park and received royal assent to become law. The new law is part of a government plan for better protection of marine mammals that followed a lengthy Star investigation into conditions at Marineland .


  11. Safari Alcohol Packaging - Emory Vodka Infused an Exotic Zebra Logo...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

    Emory Vodka is the creation of Blue Vase Marketing's collaboration with artist Blake Emory who together have created a vodka and an inspiring zebra logo. The zebra logo is mimicked after an Emory's famous "Optic Modernism Zebra Love" oil painting.


  12. Starving Staffie Coco was so hungry it ate a bean bag after cruel...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    A starving dog left stranded while its owner went on holiday was so hungry it ate the stuffing from a bean bag, a court has heard. The animal's owner was today prosecuted for animal cruelty after leaving two-year-old Coco alone without food, water or shelter.


  13. The secret to the perfect steakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... problem of reconciling beef production with the demands of a sophisticated, and increasingly influential, animal rights lobby. Merv Mason, the ex-Northern Territory bull catcher with an intuitive feel for cattle, and Debbie McBryde, the ...


  14. On the positive side: New facility to hold animals in legal proceedingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    A ribbon-cutting earlier this month for a new Dona Ana County Court Hold Animal Facility at the Dona Ana Animal Control facilities on East Griggs Avenue gave participants a first-hand look at the over 7,200 square feet of cat and dog kennels, office space and veterinary medical service areas. The facility will hold animals seized in cruelty, abuse and hoarding cases.


  15. Giraffe trophy photo in Guilderland yearbook causes outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... with a slain giraffe - apparently killed in a hunt - is causing a stir among some parents and students and animal rights activists. The photo appeared in a section of the school's yearbook where parents can buy an ad and place a special tribute ...


  16. Summer Classes, Camps & Programs at Longmont Humane SocietyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Old Lyons Recorder

    Longmont Humane Society is proud offer a wide variety of summer programming designed for animal lovers of all ages in our community. There is something for everyone! LHS C.A.R.E.S a The LHS C.A.R.E.S. series of programs address a wide variety of topics and interests related to animal welfare and behavior and are free and open to the public.


  17. EPA Asks State Rep. Andy Holt to Prove He's Not Full of You Know WhatRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Memphis Flyer

    He's the state legislator from District 76 whose concerns about animal cruelty were so great he sponsored Tennessee's version of the Ag-Gag bill , essentially criminalizing methodical investigation and whistleblowing in regard to animal cruelty. Holt positioned himself as the great defender of animals, describing groups like the Humane Society as being "fraudulent and reprehensibly disgusting," corporatists "intent on using animals the same way human-traffickers use 17 year old women."


  18. Suspended sentence for woman who laced supermarket meat with needlesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle

    A German animal rights activist who hid sewing needles inside sausages at supermarkets has been convicted of causing grievous bodily harm. The 60-year-old said she only wanted to stop people eating factory-farmed meat.


  19. Declawing is Cruel, Education is the Key - Says the Paw ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Paw Project places billboard in Salem, Oregon to educate legislators and the public about the cruel and unnecessary practice of declawing cats. The Paw Project, an international nonprofit animal advocacy organization, has unveiled a dramatic billboard intended to educate the Oregon public about the harmful consequences of feline declawing.


  20. Gunn, Riddell, Ross vote for controversial workplace bill; McCrory weighing whether to sign itRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday said he has just begun to consider whether to sign a controversial bill now on his desk that has attracted opposition from state and national animal welfare advocates. He has until the end of this week to decide whether to sign it into law, veto it or let it become law without his signature.