Detecting Animal Cruelty
NOVEMBER 26, 2008
Per the ASPCA's cruelty FAQ , here are some signs. Animal cruelty occurs when someone intentionally injures or harms an animal or when a person willfully deprives an animal of food, water or necessary medical care. Tags: aspca animal cruelty
Animal Cruelty and Richard Russo
AUGUST 20, 2009
I've googled this and can't find a single critique of the book that mentions that he is making a joke out of animal cruelty. Tags: animal cruelty books Has anyone ever read Richard Russo's book "Straight Man?" He uses geese killing at a fictional university as a comedic subplot. It's not funny at all. Why wasn't it noted by someone somewhere?
Identify Signs of Animal Cruelty
JUNE 1, 2009
Here is a link to a PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) web page with signs of what to look for. Tags: animal cruelty It's a Washington State organization, but the information is still useful anywhere.
Animal Cruelty at Texas Horse Farm
DECEMBER 15, 2010
animal cruelty horses Texas50 surviving horses were rescued. For the full story, go here to KLTV.com. The Humane Society of the United States, SPCA of East Texas and Humane Society of North Texas worked with the Smith County District Attorney's Office to rescue 50 horses from a Lindale property. The District Attorney's office served a seizure warrant to the owner of the horses Tuesday, opening the door for the rescue team to begin removal on Wednesday.
April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
APRIL 7, 2009
Tags: aspca animal cruelty welfare
Animal Cruelty Database at Pet-Abuse.com
DECEMBER 30, 2008
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.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Depiction of Animal Cruelty Act
APRIL 20, 2010
The Supreme Court struck down a law that outlawed the depiction of animal cruelty. The high court case stemmed from the arrest and conviction of a Virginia-based documentary producer named Robert Stevens who sold videos containing scenes of dogfights. Mr. Stevens said his videos were aimed at portraying the aggressive characteristics of pit bulls and the use of pit bulls in hunting. He argued that his documentaries were protected by the First Amendment.
SPCA Supervisor Arrested For Animal Cruelty in Texas
JUNE 9, 2009
Tags: animal abuse
More on Outrageous Animal Cruelty Verdict in Puerto Rico
SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
If you care about animals, don't give them your tourist dollars. This is just one of many of a long line of animal abuse problems there. Here is the BBC article on that travesty in Puerto Rico.
New Book Shows Mark Twain an Early Advocate Against Animal Cruelty
OCTOBER 16, 2009
A new book by author and Stanford professor Shelly Fisher Fishkin reveals that Mark Twain was an early advocate against animal cruelty. Called Mark Twain's Book of Animals , the book contains a number of his writing about animals. From the review: Twain writes about cruelty to animals in a range of contexts, criticizing, for example, the insensitivity involved in the exploitation of animals for sport or entertainment. Tags: anti-cruelty
John Passmore (1914-2004) on the History of Animal Cruelty
OCTOBER 29, 2008
Once a definite social movement got under way in the West with its objective the restricting of man's treatment of animals, it moved with relative rapidity. Moral philosophers began to regard it as an obvious truth that it is wrong to treat animals cruelly. Whereas it once used to be argued, as by Newman , that the least human good compensates for any possible amount of animal suffering, the current doctrine is that it requires a considerable good to compensate for such suffering.
Why I Have a Hard Time with Human Beings
AUGUST 15, 2009
Tags: UK animal cruelty
Firefighter Who Killed Dogs Fired
JULY 16, 2009
Tags: animal cruelty idiocy
Horrible Animal Abuse at Iowa Pig Farm
OCTOBER 9, 2008
Tags: animal abuse animal cruelty pigs farm animal welfare
UK Birds Poisoned by Laced Bait
NOVEMBER 11, 2008
More animal cruelty in Britain. Tags: UK animal cruelty Great birds being poisoned by laced venison cubes in Scotland.
Michael Vick Refuses to Visit Victims
OCTOBER 17, 2009
Tags: pit bull animal cruelty blood sport Michael Vick dogfighting sick
McKee Project Helps Latin America's Strays
JANUARY 3, 2010
Tags: animal cruelty spay/neuter latin america strays companion animals
Oregon Man Charged with Letting Dog Freeze to Death
JANUARY 1, 2010
Tags: animal cruelty
TV Shows and Movies that Hurt and Killed Animals
APRIL 9, 2012
Here's a horrible listing of films and shows that resulted in the abuse or killing of animals, starting with an elephant execution in 1903. animal cruelty entertainmentDisgusting and stomach-turning.
One of the Grossest Stories I've Ever Read
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
horse animal cruelty Stupid idiocyThis woman is just not mentally fit. Jasha Lottin, Portland Nudist, Broke No Laws by Killing, Gutting Horse, then Posing Naked Inside Carcass (NSFW Pics).
Support the Great Ape Protection Act
MARCH 7, 2009
End the use of chimpanzees in animal experiments. Tags: chimpanzees animal experimentation animal research animal cruelty medical research It's unconscionable.
Monkeys Beat Cruel Trainer in China
DECEMBER 18, 2008
Tags: animal abuse animal cruelty china monkeys
Horrifying Attack on Pregnant Deer in Britain
FEBRUARY 27, 2010
Tags: UK animal cruelty blood sport deer
Action Alert to Help Louisiana Tiger
APRIL 24, 2011
The Animal Legal Defense League is trying to save it. louisiana animal cruelty tigersThis is an awful story of a tiger kept captive at a horrible truck stop in Louisiana. Please visit this link and respond.
Excellent Group for Animal Rights in Asia
MARCH 27, 2011
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.
Horse Deaths at Calgary Stampede
JULY 25, 2012
The debate between cowboy tradition and animal rights at the Calgary Stampede was reignited late Thursday when three horses were killed and a fourth seriously injured during a chuckwagon race at the huge annual rodeo and exhibition of Western Canadian culture. calgary animal cruelty horses dead animalsFrom Reuters.
Do Lobsters Feel Pain?
APRIL 21, 2009
Tags: lobsters animal cruelty
Help Release Chimps from Medical Research
MARCH 17, 2009
Tags: chimpanzees animal research animal cruelty vivisection anti-cruelty medical research
Future Serial Killer in Training?
JUNE 15, 2009
He's charged with 19 counts of animal cruelty, 19 counts of improperly disposing of an animal body and four counts of burglary. Tags: animal cruelty I read an article last week about a series of cat killings and mutilations (20 total) in south Florida. Just awful. Now they've arrested an 18-year-old suspect named Tyler Hayes Weinman.
JANUARY 31, 2009
DMX was sentenced to 90 days in jail for a variety of offenses , including animal cruelty. Tags: animal cruelty In addition to his three-month lockup, the minimum he could have faced as a result of last month's plea deal, the arrest-prone artist, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was placed on 18 months probation for his misdeeds.
British Student Kills Hamster for Fun
DECEMBER 15, 2009
Tags: hamsters UK animal cruelty
WA State Troopers Accused of Clubbing Seagulls
JULY 24, 2009
Tags: sea gulls seattle animal cruelty marine life
Biggest Dogfighting Raid in US History
JULY 13, 2009
Tags: animal cruelty law enforcement blood sport dog fighting
Quebec to Review Puppy Mill Laws
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
The fallout from the huge puppy mill seizure is fueling calls for a review of Quebec's animal rights laws, which are abysmal even for Canada. Animal welfare workers are calling for stricter laws on breeding facilities after more than 500 allegedly malnourished dogs were seized from a Quebec puppy farm last week. You need to reopen the law to change the fines," said a representative from an animal welfare group. breeders canada animal cruelty quebec puppy mills dogs
Kenny Glenn's Victims Removed from Home
MARCH 8, 2009
Tags: cat animal abuse animal cruelty kenny glenn us
The Internet and Kenny Glenn
FEBRUARY 21, 2009
Tags: animal abuse animal cruelty kenny glenn internet
Arkansas Out of the Dark Ages with Cruelty Law
FEBRUARY 18, 2009
It's not perfect, but it's progress in one of the more animal welfare-challenged parts of the US. Mike Beebe has signed into law new animal-cruelty restrictions that make aggravated cruelty to cats, dogs and horses a felony on the first offense. Arkansas becomes the 46th state to make cruelty to animals a felony, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Tags: animal cruelty legislation Arkansas us
DMX Back in Jail
DECEMBER 10, 2008
DMX is facing drug-possession, identity-theft and animal-cruelty charges. Tags: DMX animal cruelty Seems he has a hard time making court dates. He was due in court last week for a status hearing on his upcoming trial related to the aforementioned charges. But, he failed to appear in court Friday morning, which prompted a Phoenix judge issue a bench warrant for his arrest.
PETA Targets Live Octopus Meals.in New York!
APRIL 15, 2010
PETA is arguing that this practice violates New York's anti-cruelty laws. Tags: octopus New York animal cruelty restaurants PETA Live octopus are apparently being served LIVE in some New York restaurants. Good grief! Octopus are highly intelligent creatures.not that ANY creature should suffer like this. It's apparently a practice around the world. This link has a video with some examples.
Best & Worst States for Animal Protection
JANUARY 3, 2011
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