German Artist Wants to Kill Puppies to Protest Dog Killings

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An unidentified German actor has been stopped by Berlin’s administrative court, following his announcement that he planned to strangle two puppies with cable wires on stage to protest against the slaughter of sled dogs in Alaska and hunting dogs in Spain, with their death being accompanied by a funeral march music and loud gong. Stupid entertainment Germany dogsI had to read this twice before it sunk in. I wonder if he was just threatening to do this for the publicity. Bizarre.

Animal Rights Activists Jailed in Europe

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Some employees from firms in Britain, France, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland had "puppy killer" and "scum" daubed on their houses. They are members of Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC). I support their cause, but am uncomfortable with their tactics. From Reuters. The group had targeted about 40 firms as part of an international conspiracy to force the closure of Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS), an animal research laboratory based near Cambridge.

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The Secrets Inside Your Dog’s Mind

4 The Love Of Animals

See TIME’s photo essay “ Puppies Behind Bars “ Henry the schnoodle just did a remarkable thing. Juliane Kaminski of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, began exploring the verbal gifts of dogs when she saw a television show about a border collie named Rico–an animal that to all appearances could fetch dozens of different objects in response to their names. “When a puppy does badly, people get upset,&# says Hare.

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