Prince Edward Investigated for Animal Abuse

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The RSPCA is investigating whether Prince Edward beat his dogs while hunting. Tags: animal abuse Here is a link to the Daily Mail , complete with pictures. He alleges that he was merely trying to break up a fight between the two dogs.

ALDF Provides Grant to Fund Investigation of Animal Abuse

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The Animal Legal Defense Fund provided $3500.00 to investigate the abuse of over 100 dogs by an animal hoarder in Michigan. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced today that Dearborn dog hoarder Kenneth Lang Jr is being charged with two counts of cruelty to 10 or more animals, after more than 100 live and approximately 150 dead Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes were removed from the filthy home this past July. Tags: animal abuse ALDF

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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.

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

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. By the way, the cat Dusty is with a vet pending the results of the investigation.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: Re “ Animal Abuse as Clue to Additional Cruelties ” (news article, March 18): As someone who deals with dozens of cruelty-to-animals cases every week, I applaud states that are imposing stricter penalties on people who hurt animals and that are working to establish online registries of animal abusers. Animal abusers are cowards who take their issues out on “easy victims”—and their targets often include their fellow humans.

Conklin Farm Owner Will Not Face Charges

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A Union County grand jury has decided the owner of a Union County dairy farm caught in an abuse scandal should not face criminal charges.on the tape {from an undercover investigation by Mercy for Animals,) Conklin is shown kicking a cow that is lying down. The Union County sheriff's office said it had four veterinarians with experience in large-animal care review the tape. "In The criminal investigation isn't over, however. From the Columbus Dispatch.

Rescue Ink Unleashed

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If not, be sure to set your DVR for Friday and watch, it’s a great show about an unlikely group of animal heroes. They’re not cops, animal experts or even animal control. Rescue Ink Unleashed originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on September 27, 2009.

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26 Dogs saved by the ASPCA

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The ASPCA continually does amazing work on behalf of our animal companions. “It’s bad enough that these dogs were treated cruelly and raised in horrible conditions,&# said Tim Rickey, the ASPCA Senior Director of Field Investigations and Response. If you see animal abuse, please report it. We have so much love and respect for the ASPCA agents who answer these calls and help animals every day. Tags: people helping animals rescues

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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.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

While cruelty to animals is a serious matter that should elicit widespread public outrage, efforts to reach the public through more serious means often fall on deaf ears in a world in which sex sells and there are both a war and an economic downturn. Animal suffering and human suffering are undeniably interconnected. In 2004, for example, The New York Times broke the story about a PETA undercover investigation that found routine animal abuse at AgriProcessors kosher slaughterhouse.