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Pamela Anderson performs divorce U-turn

The twice-married couple appeared to be heading for another divorce until Pamela, 47, filed a petition on August 21st requesting a judge ignores her earlier efforts to make their split official, PEOPLE is reporting.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pamela Anderson

4 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

SAVAGES: Police hunt East Lancs gang after sheep slaughtered

A GANG of youths whose dogs have killed 12 sheep on a disused farm are being hunted by police and animal welfare officers.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Don't do it? The Ice Bucket Challenge backlash

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become an internet sensation, and has raised a lot of money for researching Lou Gehrig's Disease.


Related Topix: Challenge, CA, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, The Association, Pop/Rock, Baywatch, Soap Opera, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Portland teens who microwaved kitten sentenced to community service

Two teenage girls, who were 15-years-of-age at the time they placed an eight-week-old kitten in the microwave and turned it on, have been sentenced to 100 hours each of community service reported the


Related Topix: Portland, ME, South Portland, ME

Greenwich Citizen

Town stops using gas chamber to euthanize animals

One of four remaining Kansas communities that still use gas chambers to euthanize animals has pulled the plug on its chamber and will instead train its animal control officer to perform injection-based euthanasia.


Related Topix: Kansas

The Post-Standard

PETA blasts NYS Fair cow birthing center, saying it's a stage...

After an emergency C-section at the New York State Fair's Dairy Cow Birthing Center Monday, animal rights organization PETA now demands that the exhibit be replaced with a more realistic representation of the birthing process on farms.


Related Topix: Activism, Clinton County, NY

Global Logistics/Supply Chain

Nestle Orders Suppliers to Comply with Animal Welfare Standards

Swiss corporate giant Nestle has pledged broad new animal welfare standards for its worldwide suppliers, becoming the latest major food company looking to limit some of the harmful effects of its global footprint.


International Business Times

Anti-ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Celebrities: Ariana Grande and Pamela Anderson Give Their Reasons

Every celebrity participated in the ongoing ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with complete enthusiasm and dedication, but there are a couple of celebrities who are not very keen on it for various reasons.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Ariana Grande, Pamela Anderson, Pop/Rock, Life, Charity

ABC News

Northern Territory backs away from RSPCA's animal cruelty law reforms

The Northern Territory's Minister for Primary Industry and Fisheries says he has no plans to legislate for mandatory reporting of animal cruelty in the Territory.



Animal welfare accreditation questioned

The international gold standard of laboratory animal care may have lost a bit of its luster.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Activism, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Alleged dog beater aquitted of all four counts

A man accused of beating his dog and uttering threats to the people who allegedly witnessed it was acquitted on all four counts.


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ABC News 4 Charleston

Accused animal abuser pleads guilty to 10 counts of animal abuse

The man accused of one of the worst cases of animal abuse ever seen by investigators pleaded guilty to 10 counts of ill treatment to animals, but he's still waiting for a sentencing hearing.


Post and Courier

Goose Creek man pleads guilty in animal cruelty case

A Goose Creek man pleaded guilty Monday to 10 counts of animal cruelty in connection with a 2013 incident involving scores of emaciated and dead dogs.


Related Topix: Goose Creek, SC

'Get this motor oil off of me' says friendly dog left tied up at animal shelter

On Friday, August 15, a two-and-a-half-year-old Airedale terrier and Rottweiler blend was discovered after his former owner left him tethered to a pole at the San Antonio Humane Society according to the organization's press release.


News9 Oklahoma City

Sheriff's Office Seeks Homes For Abandoned, Malnourished Dogs In Luther

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office is looking for forever homes for several dogs found abandoned and malnourished in Luther, Oklahoma.


Related Topix: Luther, OK, Oklahoma County, OK

ABC News

Pork industry welcome RSPCA's call for mandatory reporting of animal cruelty

The Australian pork industry has welcomed calls by the RSPCA for states and territories to legislate mandatory reporting of animal cruelty.


Sun Aug 24, 2014


Labour- Positive for Factory Farmed Animals

Chickens in cages and pigs in crates will be clucking and oinking for joy today, after the Labour Party's commitment to end intensive farming.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

France: Animal rights activists face off with police and fans at bullfight

French animal rights activists staged a spectacular stunt Saturday night in Maubourget, southern France, by jumping into a bullfighting ring at the start of the event, creating chaos and causing the temporary evacuation of the arena.


Related Topix: France, World News

Refinery 29

Grimes Pulls A Pam Anderson, Refuses To Donate To ALS Research

Well, it finally happened. We can cross "using Grimes and Pamela Anderson in the same headline" off our bucket list.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pamela Anderson, Weather, California, Natural Disasters, Drought, The Association, Pop/Rock

The Times-Picayune

ALS ice bucket challenge: 5 new ways to look at the charity trend

Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson holds a press conference in Torshavn at the Faeroe Islands on Friday, Aug.1, 2014.


Related Topix: Entertainment