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  1. Is Mexico's National Game a Beloved Sport or Animal Cruelty?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Global Voices Online

    ... claim it's an activity that promotes abuse or mistreatment to the animals involved. On the Derecho Animal (Animal Rights) online portal, we can find an explanation about this practice, that extends all the way to the United States. Langan, el ...


  2. Pamela Anderson Offers To Pay For Hand-crafted Elephants For Indian ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Locals are set to gather in the state for the annual Thrissur Pooram parade on Wednesday , but the march will not feature any real elephants after a recent ruling by bosses at the Animal Welfare Board of India. The inclusion of mammals at the event in previous years caused controversy after the frightened animals ran amok, killing a number of spectators as they tried to escape the loud noises and celebrations.


  3. My HorizonsFAMILY Tales from NycRead the original story

    3 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 ...


  4. MomentumDANCING QUEENRead the original story

    3 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.


  5. SPCA: Recent animal abuse cases demonstrate need for public reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

    Two recent cases of animal abuse in Johnson County came to light after phone calls from concerned neighbors, and the Great Plains SPCA urges others to come forward and share concerns. KMBC.COM.


  6. Talk to the Animals: How to safely trade pets onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A call from Paw Justice to tighten restrictions on TradeMe animal sales gathered extensive public support with a Campbell Live poll showing 89 per cent in favour of banning sales altogether. It's true that TradeMe lacks enforceable rules for animal sellers.


  7. More Dogs Abandoned in Shopping Center Parking LotRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

    There has been another case of abandoned dogs in the Poconos. This time dogs were found in two cardboard boxes in East Stroudsburg.


  8. Animal abuse cases prompt call for public to speak upRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

    Julie Bernet faces nine counts of animal cruelty after three dead dogs and 12 sick ones were found on her property in Bucyrus. According to an affidavit released Monday afternoon, neighbors tipped off deputies about their concerns.


  9. FBI to classify animal abusers in same category as murders beginning in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced this week that animal abuse will be prosecuted as a "crime against society." The change in classification means animal abusers fall into a 'Group A' felony with arsonists and murderers.


  10. Locals Call on Steuben County to Investigate FLSPCARead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WENY

    Representatives of a local animal welfare group appeared before the Steuben County Legislature Monday morning saying enough is enough. Speaking in regards to the Finger Lakes SPCA Animal Cruelty Investigator.


  11. $2,500 Reward for Information About Severely Neglected DogRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

    Ingham County Animal Control staff and a veterinarian were able to remove the chain and repair the injury. The dog is expected to make a full recovery.


  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 is a big money business in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Joe Denham doesn't go to work without a pistol holstered to his hip. Most of the time he works alone, and not on a main highway where someone could see if he were being attacked.


  14. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

    The Michigan Humane Society and Ingham County Animal Control's Animal Cruelty Task Force are offering a combined $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual responsible for putting a heavy chain around a dog's neck and neglecting it to the point where it became embedded in his skin. Ingham County Animal Control Officers responded to the complaint and found a male, blue pit-bull mix with a heavy chain embedded into the flesh of the dog's neck.


  15. Santa Barbara Humane Society Hosting Pet-Friendly Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara Humane Society is holding an Open House for the public and their pets. On Sunday, May 3, the Santa Barbara Humane Society invites two-legged and four-legged guests of all ages to its annual Open House.


  16. Dogs dress up to go down the runway at Fashion for Paws fun fundraiser May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Dogs in tutus and tiaras accompany their human pals at Washington Humane Society's Fashion for Paws fundraiser. Some gussy up while others dress down for the annual event.


  17. Bowling Green and Glasgow Applebee's - 'Paws for Carside' Event ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Woodland Group, Inc. , an Applebee's franchise group in Tennessee and Kentucky, is asking customers to order carry out at their local Applebee's to benefit local animal charities. The carryout event, Paws for Carside, is now in its 13th year.


  18. Pamela Anderson reaches out to save Kerala jumbosRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Pamela Anderson also offered to bear the cost of 30 life-sized and portable elephants if her proposal was accepted. THRISSUR: After embarking on a crusade to save chickens and seals closer home, Hollywood star Pamela Anderson has now made a mammoth problem far afield her bosom cause.


  19. Swept Under the Tiger RugRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | New Urban Legends

    ... not. The tweet, which has since been deleted, stirred up controversy after it was initially posted in 2014 and animal rights groups such as PETA and the Humane Society condemned Cruz for making light of an endangered species: "We fear it's real, but ...


  20. Ashley James stars in shocking skinned fox campaign opposing...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

    HARVEY Nichols has come under fire in a shocking campaign aimed at forcing the retailer to scrap its decision to reverse its anti-fur policy. Former Made In Chelsea star Ashley James has joined forces with animal rights crusaders PETA on a hard-hitting anti-fur campaign directed at the exclusive retailer after the national department store abandoned its ten-year anti-fur policy.