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3 hrs ago |

Animal rights activists slam Steven Spielberg for 'killing' extinct dinosaur

That Belgian World Cup fan whose photo went viral... and landed her a modeling deal with L'Oreal... is back to being just like the rest of us again.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Jurassic Park, Paleontology, Dinosaur, Action Movies, Adventure, Science, Science Fiction Movies, Jaws, Celebrities, Steven Spielberg

6 hrs ago |

Sheriff's office, humane society rescue 41 cats and 1 dog from Oregon home

Dozens of animals were seized from an Oregon home this week during an animal neglect investigation.


Related Topix: Milwaukie, OR, Clackamas County, OR

10 hrs ago | CBS Local

Animal-Rights Advocates Protest Outside Ringling Bros. Show At Staples Center

The animals may not be in their native habitat, but circus organizers insist the animals receive great care from trainers and veterinarians.


15 hrs ago | Free Republic

Boy, 17, sentenced to 23 YEARS for fatally shooting a retired police dog

A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to 23 years behind bars for fatally shooting a retired police dog during a burglary.


19 hrs ago | Ballycastle Today

Activists stage protest at Duffy's circus in town

Local activists staged a protest outside Tom Duffy's Circus when it came to town, to oppose the keeping of animals in circuses.


Fri Jul 11, 2014


Police report describes graphic details of alleged dog killer incident

New details emerged on Friday about a Reno man that was arrested Wednesday on charges of alleged animal cruelty after animal remains were found in his motel room.


Related Topix: Reno, NV, Violent Crime

2014 sexy celebrity vegetarians winners

Jared Leto and Ellen Page are the winners of the Sexiest Celebrity Vegetarians chosen in June 2014 by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, The East, Ellen Page, Activism, Vegan


Two Cited for Animal Cruelty

The Nebraska Humane Society has issued citations against two people in connection with the treatment of two dogs confiscated on Wednesday from the basement of a home at 2332 S. 10th Street.


The Raw Story

Two California animal rights activists indicted on mink farm sabotage charges

Two Los Angeles-area activists accused of sabotaging an Illinois mink farm and freeing 2,000 of the weasel-like animals from captivity there have been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy and interstate travel to interfere with an animal enterprise.


Related Topix: El Segundo, CA


.com | Aussie shearers punch, hit sheep with tools - video

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Activism


.com | Man in court for dragging dog behind car

A man accused of dragging his dog behind his car appeared in the Knysna Magistrate's Court on Friday, a court official said.


International Business Times

Australian Model Renee Somerfield Poses Naked in Latest PETA Campaign

Australian Model and social media star Renee Somerfield is the latest celebrity to pose naked for PETA in one of the groups social awareness campaigns.


Related Topix: Activism, Life, Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Agriculture, Science

Newport Beach Teacher Pleads Guilty in Snake Hoarding Case

Originally posted at 2:56 p.m. July 10, 2014. Edited with new details. A sixth-grade Newport Beach teacher has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor animal cruelty in a hoarding case that led to the deaths of about 260 snakes and was immediately ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.


Related Topix: Newport Beach, CA, Santa Ana, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ABC News

Drug concerns in shearing industry

The Australian Workers Union says the video footage showing shearers abusing sheep highlights the problem of drug use in the shearing industry.


Related Topix: Activism

The Wichita Eagle

PETA recognizes Wichita Police Department for Fourth of July dog rescue

Four officers with Wichita Police's Patrol West bureau corral a 6-month-old German shepherd in from a ledge where it was standing over Kellogg and Tyler on July 4, 2014.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Activism, Maize, KS, Health

Los Angeles Times

Snake house: Teacher pleads guilty to animal cruelty charge

Animal Services officials bring out dead and living snakes found inside a house in the 2900 block of Fernwood Drive in Santa Ana Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, Newport Beach, CA

Brandon Sun

Ag industry seeks to create right to farm for legal protection against animal-welfare groups

A field of soybeans on the Alma, Mo., farm of Neal Bredehoeft in Lafayette County, Thursday afternoon, July 3, 2014.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alma, MO, Activism, Jefferson City, MO

New Scientist

Animal tests rise in Britain despite government pledge

The facts and figures are in. The number of tests on animals in Britain increased slightly last year, in spite of plans by the government to reduce such experimentation.


Bangor Daily News

Linda Bean fires back at PETA, claims animal rights group has...

Maine lobster industry leader Linda Bean said the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is waging a full-scale attack on the lobster industry.


Related Topix: Maine, Activism, Home Gardening, Home, Rockland, ME

This Is Lancashire

GM animal breeding to be reviewed

The number of genetically modified animals being bred for experiments in the UK is to be reviewed by the Government after official figures showed they accounted for more than half of live animal tests last year .