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  1. Anti-foie gras petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... the petition signatories say is cruel and causes disease in the animals. The signatures were collected by four animal rights NGOs and delivered by German independent leftist Stefan Eck, Dutch animal rights party MEP Anja Hazekamp, and British Labour ...


  2. Forced to fight to the death: The cruel dogfights in northern China ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Gathered in their hundreds, spectators crowd round to watch as two dogs are forced to fight to the death in barbaric cages. These shocking scenes from northern China drew outrage from animal rights activists in the country, who have called for a change in the law to protect the canines.


  3. Stella McCartney slips into her favourite fashion uniform as she...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Stella McCartney slips into her favourite fashion uniform as she wraps up warm in a fluffy faux fur jacket for dinner date She's long campaigned for animal rights but that doesn't mean Stella McCartney doesn't appreciate a good fluffy coat. All wrapped up! Stella McCartney wore a big warm coat for a night out to Mr Chow in Knightsbridge on Monday night The fashion star was at the restaurant that specialises in authentic Beijing cuisine and is a firm favourite with celebrities.


  4. Sentencing of Wirral man who left dog to starve is adjournedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

    Sam chewed through a door and wall to reach a window ledge so that it could be seen by the outside world. THE sentencing of a man who left his dog starving and alone in squalid conditions at a Birkenhead home for "at least four days" has been adjourned while reports are compiled.


  5. Lion Ark Will Roar at Boulder International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    Jan Creamer and Tim Phillips rescue a lion cub in "Lion Ark," screening at the Boulder International Film Festival on March 7. Tim Phillips is standing under a tree somewhere in Peru, helping to anesthetize a lion. This is not an uncommon work day for the animal-rights activist and director of the feature documentary Lion Ark , which screens at the Boulder International Film Festival on Saturday, March 7. "We're doing some dental surgery," he explains.


  6. Greyhound protection bill opens SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... to pass such a bill have been five years in the making and will protect the dogs from injuries and what animal rights activists call inhumane care. As part of this year's effort, The Humane Society , the American Society for the Prevention of ...


  7. Calgary news, weather and traffic for Tuesday, Mar. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBC News

    After a chilly night, the weather will begin to take a warmer turn in the next few days. Today, we'll see sunshine and a high of -9 C. Not a lot of precipitation in the forecast for the rest of the week - we'll see sunny highs of 1 C tomorrow and 9 C on Thursday.


  8. Man Gets Prison in Vegas Puppy Shop FireRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Apologies didn't sway a Nevada judge who sentenced a man on Monday to four to 10 years in prison for setting fire to a pet shop where 27 puppies and dogs were rescued after sprinklers doused flames. Kirk Bills turned to family members and animal rights advocates in the courtroom and said he wished he could take back what he had done.


  9. Animal abuse videos spark push for stronger lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... abuse is detected. The incident might have gone unnoticed if viewers had not raised the alarm and contacted animal rights organization Rescue Japanese Animal Victims, said Atsuko Sato, a group representative. The group looks after animals rescued ...


  10. British royals' ivory stash may dent Prince William's anti-poaching message in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... for habits Westerners themselves indulged in in the not-too-distant past. Earlier this month, international animal rights campaigners wrote an open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping urging him to place an outright ban on China's multi-billion ...


  11. London's first pop-up 'owl bar' responds to accusations of crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | She Knows

    ... the organisers of the event insist they have taken all appropriate measures to ensure their welfare. However animal rights campaigners, experienced falconers, owl lovers and raptor experts are accusing them of cruelty. In response to concerns that ...


  12. Animal use in research on the rise despite government data, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

    Although government data shows that research on large animals has decreased, there has been an increase in the total use of animals in experiments, according to a report published Wednesday by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Despite government data showing that the number of animals for experimental use has decreased over the past 15 years, the total use of animals has increased in top research institutes, according to a Wednesday study by the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.


  13. Across Our CommunitiesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Salem News

    The public is invited to a spaghetti dinner benefit for Chelsea Furlong from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday at New Alexander Christian Church, 7665 Rochester Road. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children.


  14. Animal welfare board to guide best practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ABC News

    Industry and animal rights groups have had a mixed response to the new Queensland Government's announcement of a new advisory board on animal welfare policy. The Australian Welfare Advisory Board is a key priority in Labor's Food and Fibre document, released prior to the party's shock victory at the polls last month.


  15. Woodland Park Zoo elephants to Oklahoma City? Not so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    This transport crate at the back of the elephant's exhibit is one of two to be used when Chai and Bamboo are relocated to Oklahoma City. Each Asian elephant will have their own crate on the nonstop truck ride.


  16. Animal rights group calls for Ontario to close livestock auction for crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Mercy for Animals, an animal rights group that shot video inside an Ontario-based livestock auction that has now led to animal-cruelty convictions against seven of the business' employees, called Monday for the city to shut it down. “This facility has been operating in blatant disregard of California animal cruelty laws,” Vandhana Bala, general counsel for Mercy for Animals, said Monday.


  17. All Breed Adoption Super EventRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | 97.5 FM

    Waco is a hot-bed for animal welfare right now, it is a GREAT time for rescue to gain recognition in the Waco area The Humane Society of Central Texas would like to say thank you to the rescues who have supported them with an opportunity to promote in the Waco Area


  18. Mobile Zoo, plagued with violations, threatens to shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The Mobile Zoo has been a source of controversy locally with 55 violations of the Animal Welfare Act since 2012 and is now fighting to stay in business. The zoo is located in Wilmer off of U.S. 98, a short trek from Mobile and still within county lines.


  19. Michigan appeals federal wolf decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Michigan Radio

    Michigan has joined the appeal of a federal judge's decision to restore endangered species protections to the gray wolf. Animal rights and wildlife groups challenged the de-listing in an effort to stop wolf hunting in Michigan and other Midwestern states.


  20. 3 people charged in Ruby animal abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Ruby, a bulldog-cross discovered in southeast Calgary with severe abuse-related injuries, died in September on the operating table as veterinarians tried to save it. Three people are facing multiple charges in connection to case of animal abuse the Calgary Humane Society called "one of the worst cases of neglect" it had ever seen.