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Donations from the community and Nassau PBA will provide lifetime care to a pit bull rescued by the Nassau SPCA named "Miss Harper."
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Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a boycott of one of Asia's most popular and pricey commodity - Kopi Luwak, or civet coffee - saying that animal abuse was part and parcel of the production of the coffee beans.
On Wednesdayat 3:48 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department received a call of a man beating a dog with a board outside of 2255 Dora St. While en route officers were updated by police dispatch the suspect had begun threatening and swinging the board at neighbors.
Following Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter's signing of a bill that imposes jail time and fines for animal rights activists who take undercover footage at Idaho facilities, several people spoke with HuffPost Live to discuss animal abuse and the merits of such "ag-gag" laws.
A Fairburn, Ga., woman was charged with eight counts of cruelty to animals from a November incident in Lawrenceville in which she cropped the tails of eight puppies, resulting in the death of one of them.
A man faces felony animal cruelty charges after the McDowell County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint of animal abuse.
Reba, a quarter horse, was seized from the property of Paul Leahy last month by Humane Society Police Officer Ame Kessler, who then returned and seized more than 80 additional animals.
A Brooklyn man tattooed his dog while the animal was sedated for surgery, causing an uproar in the animal advocacy community A Brooklyn man tattooed his dog while the animal was sedated for surgery, causing an uproar in the animal advocacy community A photo shared on the internet last week by a tattoo parlor artist has caused a renewal in the push ... (more)
U.S. authorities in pursuit of a fugitive animal rights activist suspected in a pair of California bombings over a decade ago have focused their hunt on Hawaii's big island following a lead he may be there, an FBI spokesman said on Wednesday.
March 27th will be the first day of the Shrine Circus in St. Paul Minnesota. Shriners have always been identified as a charitable fraternal organization that promotes multiple fund raising events to support their cause- and their cause appears to be a noble one.
A bill on its way to the Governor's desk would make South Dakota the last state in the country to make animal cruelty a felony.
The fate of more than a dozen dogs living in what police are calling deplorable conditions in Anderson County has been decided.
Yet another unimaginable act of animal cruelty has occurred, this time in the Myrtle Beach area where a 34-year-old man was arrested Monday for having sex with a pit bull, according to an article published yesterday on the WSPA website.
Two Lee County pet owners accused of depriving their dogs of necessary sustenance are being charged with animal cruelty after their pets were found suffering from severe malnutrition.
A bill that was blasted by animal-rights advocates as an "ag gag" proposal was watered down a bit before being passed by the House yesterday.
The Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals received a letter two weeks ago asking officials to investigate whether a volunteer was hoarding birds in a Little Silver home, but didn't immediately visit the house, the agency confirmed today.