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1 hr ago | American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE Second Civil War

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."


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pennsylvania, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Protesters oppose factory farming in day of action

Cassidy Toms in the Octagon promotes free range farming on Saturday at a national rally against factory farming.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Bali to continue anti-rabies dog cull as gory video emerges

Stray dog wander near by a temple compound in Jimbaran village on the resort island of Bali.


Related Topix: Indonesia, Vaccinations, Health, Activism

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Beef pollutes-new story is old news-but mainstream attention is a first

The fact that factory-style meat production has a big environmental footprint is nothing new.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Vegan

Feral cat neutering backed in Yonkers, N.Y.

Officials in Yonkers, N.Y., where more than two dozen cats were found dead several months ago, have agreed to allocate $15,000 to boost efforts to trap-neuter-return feral cats in the city, according to a local animal welfare group.


Related Topix: Yonkers, NY

Martinsburg Journal

Animal Control looks into cruelty training

Jefferson County Animal Control officers have had an unusually high volume of animal cruelty cases to deal with this year, and officers are looking into enrolling in a professional training session on animal cruelty with the help of an educational grant from the ASPCA.


Related Topix: Jefferson County, WV, Drugs

Warning graphic content: Former farming leader jailed for "appalling" animal cruelty

These are some of the horrifying images of starving and dead animals on the land of one of the country's one-time farming leaders.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Ireland, World News,

CBS Local

Dexter Teens Plead Guilty After Throwing Rocks, Killing Goose

Two Dexter teens pled guilty to animal cruelty related to an incident involving a pair of mated Canada geese that took place on April 13. "The two boys - who happen to be baseball players - admitted to throwing rocks at a pair of Canada geese," Humane Society of Huron Valley Cruelty Investigator Michele Baxter said.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Animals Rescued from Alleged Puppy Mill on Road to Adoption

More than one hundred dogs and several birds are on their way to rescue shelters in Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee and Canada to be adopted.


Related Topix: Virginia

Manawatu Evening Standard

Action against animal cruelty

Today is the National Day of Action against Factory Farming and SAFE spokesperson Mandy Carter said protests would be taking place across New Zealand.



Florida man holding gun to cat on Facebook could face animal cruelty charges

Before you know it, fall will be here and it will be time to go back to school. For parents that means stocking up on notebooks, number two pencils, and back to school clothes, all of which usually take a big chunk out of a family's budget.


Related Topix: Social Software

The Leaf-Chronicle

Gallatin dog cruelty hearing draws Clarksville protestersGallatin dog ...

Gallatin dog cruelty hearing draws Clarksville protesters Small group of protesters gathers in Gallatin for Nicole Hulbig preliminary hearing Check out this story on Nicole Friedman Hulbig appears in Sumner County General Sessions Court in Gallatin on Friday for eight counts of animal cruelty.


Related Topix: Gallatin, TN, Clarksville, TN, Sumner County, TN, Montgomery County, TN

Young kitten in Indiana thrown from car into traffic rescued by truck driver

In a ghastly act of animal cruelty last week, a two-month-old kitten was thrown out of the window of a black sedan onto Highway 265 in southern Indiana.


Related Topix: Truckers

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

PETA Opposes Using Animals in W.Va. Testing

An animal rights group opposes plans to conduct testing on animals of chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest water supply using animals.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida man holds gun to cat on Facebook

The Animal Welfare League in Port Charlotte Florida is investigating this photo of Thomas Mcguinness of Port Charlotte pointing the gun at a cat as a possible case of animal cruelty.


Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

Family dog dies when made to stay in hot car on ferry crossing Calais to Dover

What was planned to have been a fun family outing when crossing on the P&O Ferries from Calais to Dover for the Wallace family and their three dogs , turned into a tragedy late last week after one of their dogs died while left in the car reported the


Related Topix: Dogs, Pets

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Man posts Facebook photos of him pointing gun at cat & dog

Southwest Florida investigators are looking into a disturbing photo posted online.


Related Topix: Florida

ABC News

Barnaby "bulldozer" Joyce on the future of agriculture

Federal agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce was typically blunt about some sensitive issues in an address to the NSW Farm Writers gathering in Sydney.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Activism

The Straits Times

Australia seeks to stop animal rights groups with tough video laws

Australia is considering tougher laws to stop animal rights activists secretly filming on farms and abattoirs and airing the videos in an effort to protect a multi-million dollar livestock trade, a move rights groups say will hide abuse.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

Exporter breaks animal cruelty rules again

One of Western Australia's biggest livestock exporters could lose its licence to operate after being found once again to have breached animal welfare laws.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science