BLM Admits Horse Roundups Have Involved Mistreatment

Critter News

Bureau of Land Management's internal review of a wild horse roundup in Nevada found some mustangs were whipped in the face, kicked in the head, dragged by a rope around the neck, and repeatedly shocked with electrical prods, but the agency concluded none of the mistreatment rose to the level of being inhumane. The Bureau of Land Management's internal review of a wild horse roundup in Nevada in Sept.,

ALF Activists Burn Company That Sells Animals for Research

Critter News

From the site: In the early morning hours of May 18th, four incendiary devices were planted at Scientific Resources International, a supplier of non-humyn primates for use in vivisection labs all over northern Nevada. Address: 432 Ridge Street, Reno, Nevada 89501 UNITED STATES Phone: 775-786-3244 Fax: 775-786-2767 Email: primatesri@sbcglobal.net Scientific Resources International (SRI) specializes in naive purpose bred non human primates for research.

Trending Sources

Yikes! Feds Want to Castrate Wild Mustangs!

Critter News

Federal wildlife managers are fighting in court to take the unprecedented step of castrating 200 wild stallions in Nevada, in an effort to control surging populations of wild horses across the West. It's a proposal for population control. Read the whole story here. Animal-rights activists oppose the plan, which they contend would strip the wild stallions of their fighting spirit and change herd dynamics. A coalition of horse advocates last month filed suit to block the U.S.

"No More Homeless Pets" Conference Scheduled for October

Critter News

Join Best Friends Animal Society for the annual No More Homeless Pets National Conference, October 23-25, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. From a Best Friends email. Each year, five million healthy, adoptable homeless pets are still being put down. This is the conference for people who want to make a difference. Three days of action oriented training, inspiration and, of course, fun with Best Friends. Make valuable new connections to make your work for homeless pets even more effective!