ALDF Calling for An Animal Abuser Registry

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It sounds like they are calling for an animal abuse equivalent of the sex offender registry. Wouldn't you want to know if a violent or repeat animal abuser were living next door to you and your family? Communities have good reason to be concerned about the whereabouts of animal abusers. In story after heartbreaking story, abusers repeat their violent crimes against helpless animals, and often go on to victimize people as well.

Horrible Animal Abuse at Iowa Pig Farm

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Weird Opinion Piece Re: Animal Abuse Registry

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Here's a link to his opinion piece on the proposed animal abuse registry in California. Tags: jerk california animal abuse registry I can't tell whether this Phil Bronstein is just being a jerk. My first impression is that he's being an a#$#le, but maybe I'm overeacting because I don't agree with him.

Quebec is the Best Province to be an Animal Abuser

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An animal rights group based in the United States has ranked Quebec “the best province to be an animal abuser” in a report on Canada’s animal welfare record. The Animal Legal Defence Fund says in its fourth annual report ranking Canada’s 13 provinces and territories on their animal protection laws that only Nunavut ranks worse than Quebec. montreal canada animal abuse quebec legislationThat sucks. From the Montreal Gazette.

Prince Edward Investigated for Animal Abuse

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On Animal Abuse Registries and Anthropolatry

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This morning I posted " On California's Animal Abuse Registry Proposal " over at Animal Rights & AntiOppression and welcome any discussion about it. I should be able to watch the press conference about the bill this afternoon if a conference call doesn't take too long, and I'll update if there's anything new and exciting.

Supreme Court to Review Legality of Animal Abuse Videos

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The justices said they would review, at the request of the federal government, an appeals court decision that said Congress's broad attempt to discourage animal cruelty by outlawing its depiction violates the First Amendment. The appeals court said the goal of protecting against animal cruelty was a worthy one, but one already accomplished by laws in all 50 states and the District of Columbia outlawing the practice. Thanks to Animal Law Online for the catch.

On Responding to Jokes that Feature Animal Abuse

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She jokes about eating animals. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Language animal rights humor Veganism Here's the problem: A friend doesn't respect my veganism. My evidence? She jokes about it. And then I get this. Here's something to think about. I recently picked a new primary care doctor. After two visits and exhaustive lab tests, he said I was doing 'fairly well' for my age. (I I just turned 57.)

USHS Alleges Animal Abuse at the University of Louisiana New Iberia Research Laboratory

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Other scenes show a newborn chimpanzee being taken from its mother and an adult screaming as a lab worker aims a tranquilizer gun before the animal falls sedated from a shelf to the floor. This is a story of inhumane treatment and a story of psychological torment for these animals,” Wayne Pacelle, president and chief executive officer of the Washington-based animal rights group, said at a news conference Wednesday. Actually, it's more then allegations. They have video.

Canada's Marineland Under Scrutiny for Poor Animal Care

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Allegations are that sea animals are not being well-cared for at this Niagara Falls resort. canada animal abuse marine life marine animals entertainment Orcas

More Alleged Abuse At Iowa Egg Farms

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Monkeys Beat Cruel Trainer in China

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Excellent Group for Animal Rights in Asia

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Please consider Animals Asia for your future donations. animal abuse animal cruelty china asiaI love this organization and have supported them for a few years now. They do important work.

Sheriff's Deputy Demoted for Helping Animals

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A deputy sheriff in North Carolina was demoted for getting involved in animal abuse cases without involving the local animal control officers. Monday, Sheriff Smith cited two other incidents where he claims Lewis took over animal abuse cases without informing animal control. Were the cases valid, or was he abusing his authority? Tags: animal abuse

Buddhists Go to the Birds

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This is a nice story about the care of abused birds at a Washington, DC, Buddhist temple. Tags: birds animal abuse animal rescue buddhism animal sanctuary parrots

Animal Cruelty Database at Pet-Abuse.com

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There are 14,436 cases in the animal abuse database. You can search for all kinds of crimes against animals in the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, Australia and Spain. Tags: canada australia animal abuse UK new zealand us Great research tool. Amazing work.

SAEN Files Complaints Against University of Washington Again

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An animal-rights group that watchdogs research facilities across the country has filed a federal complaint against the University of Washington, citing multiple incidents in which animals were injured, escaped from their cages or were found dead. Department of Agriculture, which regulates the care of research animals, will look into the complaint, said agency spokesman David Sacks. From the normantranscript.com.

Kenny Glenn's Victims Removed from Home

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Dusty is the gray cat we saw being abused in the shower. Tags: cat animal abuse animal cruelty kenny glenn us Here is a video showing the cats. They are healthy and will be going to new homes.

The Internet and Kenny Glenn

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Best & Worst States for Animal Protection

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According to this Technorati article , the Humane Society rated the states on their animal protection laws. New Jersey Illinois Massachusetts Colorado Maine WORST STATES Ohio Hawaii Alabama North Dakota Mississippi Idaho South Dakota (worst) According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the states fell this way. animal abuse animal cruelty california legislation humane society us

Woman Leads Fight Against Circuses in Portugal

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I like this story because I can only imagine the conditions of circus animals in Portugal. I just had a sick feeling about the possible treatment of those animals. Being of Azorean heritage, and, therefore, Portuguese, I know personally that animal welfare is not a cultural value. Anyway, here's a German woman who lives in the Algarve and is appalled at a particular circus' treatment of its animals. animal abuse europe regulation portugal circus lion

Undercover Animal Rights Investigator Interviewed

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Really interesting interview with an animal rights undercover investigator. Tags: animal abuse undercover investigation animal rights factory farm This is very important work and an enlightening, though short, piece. I admire these people tremendously, whether they go undercover on a factory farm or a research institute. I could never do what they do. I don't have the guts.

Kenny Glenn Story is Far-Reaching

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It claims that his brother was in on the abuse as well.maybe he was the camera guy? Tags: animal abuse animal cruelty kenny glenn I came across this story about it in Russia Today, an English language Russian newsite. By the way, here's a petition to have him tried as an adult. Lovely kids.

Kenny Glenn Abuses a Cat on Youtube

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The video below is from the local news station and shows some edited footage of the abuse. The worthless piece of excrement abusing the animal is Kenny Glenn, from Lawton OK. Tags: cat animal abuse animal cruelty kenny glenn us

Undercover Video Sparks Calls for Canadian Ban on Horse Meat

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Animal rights groups are calling for a ban on the sale of horse meat after disturbing video at a slaughterhouse in west Quebec was sent to the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition. canada animal abuse meat quebec horse slaughterExcerpted from CTV.CA. The footage was shot with a hidden camera inside Les Viandes de la Petite Nation near Montebello. It shows a parade of horses being stunned with what's called a captive bolt pistol.

Western WA Puppy Mills Had Troubled History, But Still Allowed to Operate

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Do a Name Search for an Animal Offender

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1045 Animals Seized in Houston

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The SPCA took 1045 animals out of a home in Texas that were living in horrible conditions. When SPCA investigators received an anonymous tip Wednesday afternoon about animals in need of medical care at a home in northwest Houston, they had no idea it would turn into one of the largest U.S. animal seizures in memory. "At Tags: animal abuse Houston

BLM Admits Horse Roundups Have Involved Mistreatment

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But he said the review cited some incidents of inappropriate practices, including helicopters jeopardizing the health and safety of horses by following too closely or chasing small bands or individual animals for too long. animal abuse Bureau of Land Management wild horses wildlife usAn internal review by the US Bureau of Land Management admits that the roundup of wild horses has involved some mistreatment, but they refuse to admit the treatment was inhumane.

Man Kills Goldfish in Domestic Violence Attack, Gets Probation

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Another example of how animals (even goldfish!) Fite pleaded guilty to animal abuse and domestic-violence assault. Tags: animal abuse domestic violence I'm posting the whole article because it's so short. become victims of domestic violence. I know some people may think it's just a goldfish and this punishment is too much, but he wasn't just stabbing the goldfish, he was symbolically stabbing his girlfriend.

Get Ready for the Kenny Glenn Apologists

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Why should we care so much about a cat and not about the abuse of a child? Tags: animal abuse animal cruelty kenny glenn Michael Vick I'm thinking they'll start coming out tomorrow. It will fall into two camps. 1) Poor, poor Kenny Glenn. He's just a poor screwed up kid with low self-esteem. He needs a second chance to rehabilitate himself. He's a young boy who made one mistake. AND What, are you kidding me? It's just a cat.

Another Research Company Accused of Animal Mistreatment

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Animal welfare watchdog group, Stop Animal Exploitation Now (SAEN), has released documents which, it claims, provide evidence that CRO MPI Research has been operating in violation of the US Animal Welfare Act. An Animal Welfare Concern Report, which appears to have been written by an MPI Research employee in 2004, describes the ‘ongoing incidences of lacerated fingers, toes and tails that occur during the removal of animals from the home cages for study functions’.

"Earthlings" Available as Audio Book

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"Earthlings" is a film about animal abuse narrated by Joaquin Phoenix. Earthlings is a feature-length documentary about how dependent human beings are on animals, primarily in five key areas: pets, food, clothing, entertainment and science. Tags: animal abuse animal cruelty I've never watched it, but heard it talked about on a vegan podcast. It's supposed to be so intense, it turns people into vegans (Ellen DeGeneres for one.)

SPCA Supervisor Arrested For Animal Cruelty in Texas

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Research Animals Rescued from North Carolina Lab

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An enormous victory was achieved for animals this week when nearly 200 dogs and 54 cats were rescued from a North Carolina animal testing facility that closed its doors after an undercover investigation revealed apparent abuse of the animals by workers at the facility. Quick work on the part of the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), in partnership with the Humane Society of the U.S.

Documentary Spotlights Plight of Mexican Dogs

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Calgary Zoo in Big Trouble

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To many people, the number of animal fatalities at the Calgary Zoo in newer years seemed very high. It reported that human error surrounded more deaths than at any other zoo and forced immediate plans be taken to make sure of the animals’ safety. The study reported that the zoo was not properly able to handle the marine animals. Tags: zoos calgary canada animal abuse We've written about the Calgary Zoo here before. Not a stellar reputation.

Animal Researchers Promote Sob Stories

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I don't support animal research and I have no sympathy for animal researchers. I don't believe they want an honest dialogue about what they are doing to animals. I don't believe they are "brave" for "standing up" to animal rights activists. I think they are clever cowards who use extremists to hide their work and to obfuscate the truth about what they do to animals and whether it is truly necessary.

"Sick" Vick to Get Out of Jail

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Nothing Funny About Cat Cruelty

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The Difficulties Of Re-homing Abused Cats. According to The Humane Society , around 18% of all reported instances of animal abuse involve cats. When it comes to dealing with a cat that has been rescued from an abusive owner, it is best to take a pretty hands off approach.