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  1. Franklin County area police logRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    HAGERSTOWN MD >> A Hagerstown couple has been accused of animal cruelty according to Maryland State Police. Robert Lloyd Baugher and Christine Wilson Baugher were charged with four misdemeanor counts and one felony count each of intentionally causing torture for three horses.

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  2. McDonald's cuts ties with chicken supplier accused of crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    McDonald's has cut ties with one of its chicken suppliers after an animal rights group obtained gruesome video footage that appears to show operators of the Tennessee poultry farm clubbing small and sickly birds to death. The video taken at T&S Farm in Dukedom, Tenn., which the activist group Mercy for Animals says was secretly recorded by one of the group's investigators, appears to show a man and woman at the farm pummeling the birds using a pole with a large spike attached to the end of it.

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  3. Scientific studies of animal intelligence and emotion reveal surprising traitsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Liberation really helped bring such concepts into the public consciousness and formed the foundations of the animal rights movement. For much of the 20th century researchers explored the possible intelligence in primates, as the species most closely ...

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  4. Parolee from Escondido sentenced to 7 years in prison for killing mother's dogRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    In San Diego, a parolee from Escondido was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday for killing his mother's dog with an iron, reports SanDiego6.com. According to the San Diego Humane Society, Francisco Villegas, 32, pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty in the death of a miniature poodle named Lex.

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  5. 10 years after Katrina: A lone puppy, a search and a memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    After a boat ride through stank waters, with an animal half dead in her arms, she bummed a cigarette. The smell of the flooded city was something she couldn't erase.

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  6. McDonald's, Tyson Foods drop farm after videotape shows animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    McDonald's Corp. and Tyson Foods have severed ties with a Tennessee farm where workers were seen stabbing, clubbing and stomping on chickens in an undercover video shot by animal rights activists. The videotape, which was unveiled by Mercy For Animals at a news conference in Los Angeles, depicts gruesome animal cruelty toward the birds at what the group said was T&S Farm in Dukedom, Tenn., which was under contract to Tyson Foods.

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  7. Inside Mercy for Animals' Farmed Animal AdvocacyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... his arguments for plant-based food consumption to reduce animal suffering. What distinguishes MFA from other animal rights groups like PETA ? Darer: MFA is an international non-profit farmed animal protection organization. We focus on advocating for ...

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  8. Oklahoma City-area Adopt a PetRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Monday is the final day of a reduced adoption fee of $30 for any adult dog or pup at the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter. Yogi is a 5-year-old husky mix.

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  9. Longmont Humane Society no longer listing breeds of mixed-breed animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    Potato licks the face of Longmont Humane Society director of operations Sarah Clusman outside the Longmont Humane Society Friday afternoon.

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  10. Bring rules to check pet-care market where cruelty is norm, law commission toldRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... and sought its view over the issue earlier. According to representations received by the law commission from animal rights and animal welfare organisations across the country, India has a pet trade estimated to have an annual turnover of several ...

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  11. PAWS contract going out to bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    For the first time in at least 18 years, PAWS will be required to compete for the right to serve as Okaloosa County's animal control vendor.

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  12. Auction held at Canfield neighborhood "eyesore"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A situation that's been a nightmare for some residents of a quiet Canfield neighborhood may finally be coming to an end. For years now, people living along Hickory Hollow Drive have been waiting for someone to do something about what they say has been an eyesore along this street of $170,000 homes.

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  13. On Native GroundFROM Democracy to OligarchyRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the first step to banning guns. The NRA even called the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) a radical animal rights group. The House action leaves Pennsylvania as the only state where pretend hunters, most of them from New Jersey and ...

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  14. MMA fighter's 'Fight Me Mike Vick!' shirt now available in Steelers colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Wild Wings to sign autographs and take pictures (with the hefty price tag of $75 each). He cancelled after animal rights activists caught wind of the event and flooded the Buffalo Wild Wings Facebook page with angry comments. While Vick's camp ...

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  15. One of the nation's largest pork producers suspends seven employees because of brutal videoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    A couple of weeks ago Last Chance for Animals released an awful video documenting animal cruelty and real human barbarism at Christensen Farms-the fourth-largest pork producer in the United States. The specific farm in question is in Luverne, Minnesota: The Los Angeles-based watchdog group Last Chance for Animals released grisly video footage Tuesday of sick and wounded pigs languishing for weeks in the company's "sick pens"; being dragged by the ears and snouts; and being slapped and stabbed by pens to force them to walk.

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  16. City of Lawton releases status on Animal Welfare DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KSWO

    LAWTON, Okla._The City of Lawton has put out a response to each of the five areas of concern uncovered by the investigation into the Animal Welfare Division. On January 8, 2015, the City Manager's office, submitted a request to the Oklahoma State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, requesting an investigation and assistance regarding a series of public complaints.

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  17. Shocking footage shows moment sadistic pranksters trick monkey into picking up a lit firecrackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    WARNING: Contains footage some viewers may find disturbing: The traumatised macaque, which lost a finger in the blast, was later run over by a car and died of its injuries Sadistic pranksters have been slammed by animal rights organisations after they filmed themselves blowing off a monkey's finger with a fire cracker. The distressing video shows a macaque monkey happily eating a bag of food and then looking up excitedly as it is thrown another one.

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  18. Burlingame: Woman in dog abuse case pleads not guilty to animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    A 65-year-old woman who was recorded on camera jerking a dog up by the neck then slamming it on the ground and slapping it pleaded not guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Linda Joy Levac was recorded on a neighbor's cellphone hitting the cowering Chihuahua mix named "Frisco" as it was pinned to the ground in a July 30 video.

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  19. 3-feet long horses' hoovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    A concerned call about the welfare of someone's pet pigeons led to a disturbing discovery in a Maryland stable: three horses in such a severe state of neglect that a local rescue group was absolutely horrified. "Of the over 2,170 horses DEFHR has rescued in its 26-year history, these are the worst, most extreme cases of hoof neglect the organization has ever seen," Days End Farm Horse Rescue says in a press release .

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  20. Peninsula woman in dog abuse case pleads not guilty to animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    A 65-year-old woman who was recorded on camera jerking a dog up by the neck then slamming it on the ground and slapping it pleaded not guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Linda Joy Levac was recorded on a neighbor's cellphone hitting the cowering Chihuahua mix named "Frisco" as it was pinned to the ground in a July 30 video.

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