Nothing Funny About Cat Cruelty

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What To Do If You Suspect Cruelty. You can contact your local police or an animal charity like the RSPCA who can investigate the claims and perhaps seize the animal if necessary. Cruelty to animals of any kind is a serious matter and one which is all to common.

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British-Funded Lab Under Investigation in Malaysia

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Malaysia, under pressure from animal rights activists, is going to investigate Progenix Labs. Malaysia is considering shutting down a controversial British-funded animal testing lab if there is evidence of cruelty there, the goverment's top veterinary official said on Sunday. Animal rights campaigners have accused the Progenix Research lab, which uses monkeys, dogs, rodents and rabbits for toxicology testing, of poisoning the animals to death.

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Group Pursues Investigation of US Labs

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Thoroughbred Dealer Convicted of Animal Cruelty

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A judge convicted Paragallo of 33 of 34 misdemeanor animal cruelty counts in a nonjury trial in Greene County. The 52-year-old Long Island resident was charged after state police and animal welfare investigators raided his farm in Coxsackie in April and seized 177 malnourished horses. Tags: New York animal cruelty horses This guy sounds like a real jerk. He didn't know how his horses were being treated on his own farm?

Grey2K Video Exposes Cruelty at Tucson Greyhound Park

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They had professional investigators there last summer. Grey2K is a greyhound advocacy group. Here is the link to the video showing kennel conditions. greyhounds tucson arizona

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ALDF Provides Grant to Fund Investigation of Animal Abuse

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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. The Animal Legal Defense Fund provided $3500.00

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Eating Eggs is Eating Cruelty

Creature Talk

There have been countless investigations of egg farms conducted by animals rights groups in the United States, and each time we see the same things: dead hens in cages with live ones, birds who have lost their feathers from stress, and egregious abuse of these beautiful birds by farm workers.

PETA Uncovers Horrible Conditions at Land O'Lakes Supplier

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From PETA's site: A new PETA undercover investigation inside a Land O'Lakes supplier facility in Pennsylvania has revealed routine neglect and cruelty to cows who are milked for the Fortune 250 company's products. And the disturbing video: Tags: animal cruelty PETA Not a pretty picture.

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Mysterious Sled Dog Deaths

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Canadian police are investigating the reported killing of 100 huskies which had been used to pull tourist sleds in the ski resort of Whistler. We've opened a police file and assigned an investigator," Police Sergeant Steve LeClair told AFP. Throats slit' The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in British Columbia, alleged that an Outdoor Adventures employee was told to cull the dogs in April last year. canada animal cruelty dogs

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Victoria's Secret Stops Selling Exotic Animal Skins

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Anyway, I'm wondering if the decision could have been influenced by PETA's investigation of how reptiles are being skinned alive for these sales. Tags: animal cruelty exotic skins lizards Victoria's Secret was selling what? I didn't know they were doing this in the first place! And I just bought something from them last month for the first time.

"Bloodless" Bullfighting in San Joaquin Valley May Not be so Bloodless

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An animal cruelty investigator from Animal Cruelty Investigations and sheriff deputy were injured at a bullfight in Thornton CA. From the Sacramento Bee: When the animal cruelty investigator attempted to grab the bandoleras, he was put in a chokehold by Darren Nunes, 24, and almost lost consciousness, according to a Sheriff's Department news release.

Dogfighting Grows in Texas

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Investigators found that dogfighting was on the rise in Texas and was much more widespread than they had expected. The ring broken up here had links to dogfighting organizations in other states and in Mexico, suggesting an extensive underground network of people devoted to the activity, investigators said. Tags: animal cruelty Texas dog fighting us From the New York Times.

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Kenny Glenn Abuses a Cat on Youtube

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By the way, the cat Dusty is with a vet pending the results of the investigation. Tags: cat animal abuse animal cruelty kenny glenn us This is the news story that's sweeping the Internet. The video below is from the local news station and shows some edited footage of the abuse.

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Suit Against Circus Owners Goes to Trial

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Finally, a cruelty suit against Feld Entertainment, which owns Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, is coming to trial. Tags: animal cruelty circus elephants A U.S.

Vile Practices at Tulare County, CA Animal Shelter

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According to an investigative report by the Sheriff’s Office, Sargeant admitted that he had not had an official contract with Tulare County Animal Control since 2002 and that contract had allowed him to take only feline carcasses, yet he had continued to acquire dog and cat carcasses frequently from the shelter whenever Harmon called to tell him that euthanized animals were ready for pick up. Tags: animal shelter management animal cruelty california san joaquin valley

Student Researcher Says "Hooray for Animal Research"

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He's helping to investigate possible drug cures for obesity. Tags: university research animal experimentation animal research animal cruelty This kid is a biochem major at the University of Southern Mississippi. Listen to this. Freeman says that the most difficult thing he has encountered so far in his research comes not from the lab, but from people’s attitudes about animal testing.

FL Animal Control Conducts Bizarre Experiment

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Department of Agriculture investigative report. Tags: animal cruelty Stupid USDA animal welfare us News of the Weird Owners claim dog died from being in non-ventilated Animal Control vehicle. How should Animal Control evaluate their claim? Stick another dog in the same situation and see if it dies too! It was an "experiment" you see, even though they are just Animal Control, not a research facility.

1045 Animals Seized in Houston

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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. At that time, we didn't know how many animals were on the property," said Charles Jantzen, chief investigator for the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The SPCA took 1045 animals out of a home in Texas that were living in horrible conditions.

Hal Herzog's "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat"

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In a manner that’s Malcolm Gladwell meets Freakonomics, which is the fascinating part, Herzog investigates our beliefs and actions regarding nonhuman animals (anthrozoology).

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Research Animals Rescued from North Carolina Lab

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Their investigations produce results. 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. This event serves as dramatic testament to what can happen when the humane community comes together to oppose cruelty," says AWI President, Cathy Liss. "We

Malaysia Approves Controversial Research Lab

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The investigation cleared the animal lab. MALAYSIA will not shut down a controversial British-funded animal testing lab after investigations showed that the animals were not exposed to torture, a senior official said on Thursday. The veterinary services department launched a probe this month after animal rights campaigners accused the Progenix Research lab based in the northern state of Penang of cruelty to animals. From Straits Time.

73 Arrested for Cockfighting in North Carolina

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More than 70 people have been arrested in a cockfighting ring that secretly gathered in central North Carolina to watch a $40,000 tournament so gruesome that one of the roosters splattered blood on the investigators' search warrant, authorities said. Authorities arrested 73 people, ranging in age from 16 to 79, and charged them all with cockfighting and cruelty to animals, both felonies Disgusting.

ASPCA Joplin Adopt a Thon

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The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Joplin Humane Society successfully found permanent homes for 745 pets during its weekend adopt-a-thon event on June 25 and 26. Such happy news from Joplin!

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Giveaway: The Lost Dogs

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Called the “Vicktory Dogs” by many, the 47 pit bulls who survived Michael Vick’s cruelty have struck a chord with the nation.

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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. Treating cruelty to animals with the seriousness it deserves doesn’t only protect animals, it also makes the entire community safer.

Bloodless Bullfights No Longer Interest Me

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But within the last year, an animal cruelty investigation almost shut one down because spikes were being used to antagonize the bull. I used to support the bloodless bullfights held in California. These bullfights are allowed because they are part of religious festivals in the Portuguese-American community. This was a clear violation of animal law. We are in Gustine and we were invited to the spectacle being held tonight. I said no.

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Little guy with big heart helping animals!

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Ready to respond at a moment’s notice, the HSUS Animal Rescue Team uses its equipment, expertise, and other resources to assist law enforcement agencies with investigation, evidence collection, and animal seizure as well to coordinate animal care, sheltering, and relocation.

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Support Animals Asia

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Our Mission "The mission of the Animals Asia Foundation is to improve the lives of all animals in Asia, end cruelty and restore respect for animals Asia-wide." Implementation is through a dynamic three-pronged approach: Investigation: Using the latest veterinary techniques, animal care and conservation science, our network of field officers target countries in Asia, identifying local needs and finding solutions for the animals. I recently wrote my first check to Animals Asia.

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Weekend Adopt-a-thon for Joplin Tornado Pets

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WHAT : The Joplin Humane Society and the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) are hosting a major adoption event on June 25 and 26 for nearly 600 animals who need permanent homes after being displaced by the May 22 tornado that tore through Joplin. ASPCA , Joplin Humane Society to Host Weekend Adopt-a-thon for Joplin Tornado Pets. Nearly 600 cats and dogs looking for permanent homes during major pet adoption event June 25 – 26.

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Brooklyn Woman Assaults Two ASPCA Agents

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On July 23, ASPCA Supervisory Special Investigator Annemarie Lucas and Special Agent Kristi Adams arrested Brooklyn resident Andrea Stewart, age 39, after the woman attacked the two Agents. Since it is a felony to assault a New York State Peace Officer, Stewart could receive two counts of felony assault and one count of animal cruelty.

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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. 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. To the Editor: “ What’s Next in the Law?

Golf with Malicious Intent

Animal Ethics

The bird was buried on the golf course—perhaps in an effort to hide the evidence—but was later dug up by Florida investigators. Isenhour is charged with cruelty to animals and killing a migratory bird. As a society, we should not tolerate such wanton acts of cruelty. Thanks to Adrian Seeley for calling to my attention this story about PGA Tour golfer Tripp Isenhour, who allegedly intentionally killed a red-shouldered hawk with a golf shot.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

9): Thank you for encouraging California voters to support the state’s Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, or Proposition 2, on the November ballot. Recent investigations by nonprofit groups in California, Ohio and Pennsylvania have revealed the atrocious living conditions of egg-laying hens, though their owners said they were humanely cared for. To the Editor: Re “ Standing, Stretching, Turning Around ” (editorial, Oct.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

The meat and dairy industries want to keep their operations away from the public’s discriminating eyes, but as groups like PETA and the Humane Society have shown us in their graphic and disturbing undercover investigations, factory farms are mechanized madness and slaughterhouses are torture chambers to these unfortunate and feeling beings. The debeaking of hens and other routine cruelties of egg production are seldom put before the public.

Are You Wearing Man's Best Friend? That Trim on the Hood of Your Jacket Might Be Dog Fur!

Animal Ethics

As reported in the AP story, two styles of Sean John jackets—one a hooded snorkel style, the other a classic version—were originally advertised as faux fur, but an investigation by the Humane Society of the United States [ HSUS ] found that the jackets were made from dog fur. According to HSUS's investigation (detailed in their press release ), the Sean John Hooded Snorkel Jacket on sale at macys.com for $237.99 Why is the dog subjected to such unspeakable cruelty?

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