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  1. U.S. House Votes to Lift Ban on 'Predator Control' Hunting Practices in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Urban Legends

    H.J. Res. 69 nullifies federal protections for hibernating bears, denning wolves, and other predators on national preserves in Alaska.


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    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... an unsuccessful effort to find Jane's owner, the Humane Society prepared to euthanize her. But a prominent animal rights lawyer stepped in, arguing that Jane deserved a home and another chance. And he had the Vancouver animal code on his side. "We ...


  3. Hemlock man accused of leaving pigs in barn stall for days without food, waterRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Ontario County Humane Society reports that a Hemlock man was charged with animal cruelty following an investigation into an alleged incident in the Town of South Bristol that involved four pigs reportedly being left in a barn stall for days without food or water. The Humane Society reports that 23-year-old Fletcher Carter, who owns the pigs, was charged with animal cruelty and failure to provide food/water to an impounded animal.


  4. USDA reposts some animal welfare records after criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    ... All told the agency inspects about 9,000 facilities annually. The decision to remove the database angered animal rights groups and prompted a letter Friday from U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Bob Menendez of New Jersey. The two Democrats ...


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    12 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    A group of animal rights activists filed an animal cruelty case against the owner of a French bulldog called Mira in Kyrenia. The court ruled that the dog should be temporarily removed from the owner's house after finding that there was substantial evidence of animal cruelty.


  6. About Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    The Times Union published a story today about some of the success the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society has had recently including our Vice President of Operations, Todd Cramer, and I going to Puerto Rico to consult with a shelter there. This trip will kick off what we hope will be a long term relationship with our sister organization to help them overcome the many challenges faced by animal welfare organizations on the island.


  7. Bacon lovers celebrate decade of Blue Ribbon Bacon FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Outlandish costumes, bull riding, agriculturally inspired ice sculptures, loads of bacon and thousands of people from across the country showed up to the 10th annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival on Saturday. The event started in 2006 when a group of Iowans decided Des Moines was missing something that everyone can rally around: a bacon festival.


  8. Cat fight: Controversial solutions for feral feline problemRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    Barb Horton's passion for the past 15 years has been finding homes and jobs for abandoned cats. She's introducing me to one, a handsome, gray-and-white tom that was dumped several weeks earlier and is adjusting to a new home in a neighborhood with a rat problem.


  9. Animal welfare groups decry loss of online reportsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | News Tribune

    An online tool has disappeared for people to find out whether they are buying puppies from humane breeders or callous operators of "puppy mills." The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday it would return some animal welfare reports to public view online, but those reports deal with federal research facilities - not commercial pet breeders.


  10. Upstate NY woman arrested after 2 pet ferrets let loose at apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    An Upstate New York woman has been arrested after she was accused of abandoning her two ferrets named Malice and Mayhem at an apartment complex. Sharon M. Anemaet, 40, of Bloomfield in Ontario County was arrested Friday on charges of animal abandonment and animal cruelty, the Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reported .


  11. NY woman arrested on charges she let 2 ferrets looseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports that 40-year-old Sharon Anemaet was arrested Friday on charges of animal abandonment and animal cruelty. The Ontario County Humane Society says two people saw Anemaet letting the ferrets loose at an apartment complex in Bloomfield.


  12. USDA removes animal welfare records from websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... argue that the agency's willingness to share records was exposing them to harassment. They were talking about animal rights organizations, which have aggressively used inspection reports, warning letters and other records to expose inhumane ...


  13. Lush Raises Over $24 Million For Global Grassroots OrganizationsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Refinery 29

    Lush has always championed for ethical policies when creating their beauty products: there's no animal testing, no superfluous packaging, and they operate a recycle-reward policy for empty containers. The brand's loyal customers are drawn as much by their ethos as by their natural ingredients, fresh face masks , and colorful bath bombs.


  14. Sia Asks Kanye West To Go Fur-Free For Yeezy Fashion LineRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... - the first Miss Minnesota contestant to compete wearing a hijab and burkini . Sia is an avid supporter of animal rights and routinely partners with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for campaigns highlighting creature cruelty. ...


  15. Department of Agriculture adds animal testing lab reports to siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... All told, the agency inspects about 9,000 facilities annually. The decision to remove the database angered animal rights groups and prompted a letter Friday from U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer of (D-N.Y.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), who urged the agency to ...


  16. Pet of the Week KippyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Meet our Peggy's Pick of the Week Kippy. He's a 2-year-old domestic shorthair who is up for adoption at Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League.


  17. Cockfighting ring busted; 100 birds taken to Fort WayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWLP

    An El Paso woman described in court documents as a "Mexican-Muslim" has been jailed after she was accused of abducting MEDARYVILLE, Ind. - Nearly 100 birds were rescued from a western Indiana property where authorities said large-scale cock fights were held.


  18. Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 |

    Pongo is about 14 weeks old. He is full of energy and loves to run and play. He is available at the Edmond Animal Welfare Shelter, 2424 Old Timbers Drive.


  19. ASPCA Assists Indiana Gaming Commission with Removal of Nearly 100 Birds in Cockfighting RaidRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    At the request of the Indiana Gaming Commission, the ASPCA A is assisting with the removal of nearly 100 birds from a property associated with cockfighting in Pulaski County, Ind. The ASPCA is also assisting local authorities with evidence collection, medical assessments, and transportation of the birds to a temporary shelter established by Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control in Fort Wayne, which is approximately 97 miles east of Medaryville.


  20. USDA Starts Reposting Some Of Their Deleted Animal Welfare RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    ... legal action if the data was not reinstated, a Harvard animal law expert filed a joint lawsuit with several animal rights groups, 18 senators and 101 U.S. representatives condemned the decision in open letters, and everyday animal lovers tweeted ...