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3 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Ex-owner is charged with cruelty

A Lab mix, one of 26 animals seized April 11 from a home on Portsmouth Avenue, is led to a cage by animal-care specialists at the Toledo Area Humane Society in Maumee.


Related Topix: Maumee, OH, Rossford, OH, Toledo, OH

7 hrs ago | Salon

The dark world of animal "crush" films

PETA is generally known for its shameless stunts , but now it's gone and done truly intense advocacy - working to expose the disturbing world of animal torture porn.


11 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.


Related Topix: Pets, Exotic Pets, Coto de Caza, CA, Lake Elsinore, CA, Activism

16 hrs ago | River Front Times

Man Who Burned Dog To Death Over $50 Debt Sentenced To Four Years

Yesterday, Wesley Reid pleaded guilty to felony charges of animal abuse and knowingly burning for the death of the three-year-old pit bull back in August 2013.


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO

18 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

Shot and left for dead, Sadie is now a champion for animal welfare

A DOG'S LIFE: Sadie relaxes on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale during a recent trip to flim an episode of Lifetime TV's 'The Balancing Act' -Photo: Courtesy Hank was found wandering around the Brewers' spring training facility in Arizona with an injured tail and markings on his leg suggesting a car-related injury.


Related Topix: Muskego, WI, Milwaukee, WI

19 hrs ago | The Village Voice

In Carriage Horse Fight, the Daily News Is Really Having Trouble Keeping Fact and Opinion Separate

On April 16, the New York Daily News announced they were wading into the carriage horse fight full-force, " launching a campaign to save the city's beloved carriage horses," as an editorial published that day put it.


Related Topix: New York Daily News

19 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

DA says man killed dog after mental break: Family finds Jack Russell...

A young man accused of brutally killing his Jack Russell terrier while suffering a psychotic break was arraigned in court Thursday and charged with one count of felony animal cruelty.


Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA

21 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Animal advocate horrified to hear about malnourished cattle

Animal advocates spoke out about a case of animal cruelty that spanned two counties in North Alabama.


Related Topix: Lauderdale County, AL, Limestone County, AL

Yesterday | Thetelegraphand Argus

Woman went to court in just her bra and hotpants

An animal cruelty case was adjourned by magistrates yesterday because the 62-year-old defendant turned up at court in a bra and hotpants.


Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, North Yorkshire County, England, World News,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Paul McCartney Asks Fans to "Eat No Fish" on Good Friday

As Christians prepare to celebrate Easter this Sunday, Paul McCartney is continuing his ongoing support of animal rights and the vegan lifestyle by taking part in a new initiative encouraging people to forego eating meat for the holiday.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan, Activism

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Law Enforcement Trains To Handle Animal Abuse

Asst. D.A. along with law enforcement officials from around the Piedmont met today for training on how to approach animal cruelty situations.


Canadian poultry supplier accused of acts most foul

Mercy for Animals Canada has accused Maple Leaf Foods of "cooking chicks to death" at one of its hatcheries after one of its advocates shot undercover footage of the abuse while working at Horizon Poultry in Ontario over a month and a half.


Related Topix: Food, McCain Foods, Maple Leaf Foods

The Miami Herald

Hialeah pet rescue operator charged with felony animal abuse

The operator of a Hialeah pet rescue shelter was arrested Thursday after authorities say she kept as many as 200 dogs and cats in "deplorable conditions" inside a small warehouse.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Hialeah, FL, Miami Dade County, FL, Miami-Beach, FL

Messenger Newspapers

Woman jailed over blackmail plot

Debbie Vincent, 52, an animal rights activist, was found guilty of being involved in a conspiracy to blackmail a major animal testing company A former soldier who underwent a sex change has been jailed for six years for her part in a conspiracy to blackmail an animal testing company through a campaign of terror which involved the use of improvised ... (more)


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

New York Daily News

Second fetish model busted in Miami for role in animal torture porn

Stephanie Hird, 29, - the second animal snuff film starlet arrested in two weeks - was cuffed as she boarded a plane at Miami International Airport and booked on five felony counts of cruelty to animals, according to a report.



Reward offered for kangaroo killer

An animal welfare group is offering a reward of up to $5000 for information leading to the conviction of the killer of a kangaroo at a national park north of Perth.


Related Topix: Activism

2nd woman arrested in animal torture sex porn investigation



Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

Our Nudge in Chief

Glenn Beck has named Cass Sunstein, a professor at Harvard Law School, "the most dangerous man in America."


Related Topix: Terrorism, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US Politics, US News


18 puppies, 3 cats rescued by Animal Cruelty Task Force

They came thanks to the Animal Cruelty Task Force after a rescue this morning of 18 dogs and three cats "Puppies check to make sure that they're weight is okay, that they're nursing all right," says Dr. Mark Wright the Director of Social Medicine for the Humane Society.


Related Topix: Washington County, MO

Animal cruelty investigators looking for answers about emaciated dog found in Ann Arbor

This 3-year-old boxer was found emaciated on the side of an Ann Arbor road and investigators are looking for more information about her case.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI