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Animal-rights advocates call for restrictions on tethering

Animal-rights advocates call for restrictions on tethering | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Animal-rights advocates are calling on the New Brunswick government to ban the practice of keeping dogs tethered all the time.
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Animal rights group alleges mistreatment in Miss.

Animal rights group alleges mistreatment in Miss. | Animal rights | Scoop.it
An animal rights group said it is filing complaints in Forrest and Pontotoc counties against 2 livestock auctions sites.
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State lawmakers pass bill to outlaw tattooing and piercings of pets

State lawmakers pass bill to outlaw tattooing and piercings of pets | Animal rights | Scoop.it
State lawmakers have adopted legislation to outlaw the tattooing or piercing of pet animals. The measure heads to Gov. Cuomo, who is expected to sign it.
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His Girlfriend Sold His Dog on Craigslist… While He Was Deployed

His Girlfriend Sold His Dog on Craigslist… While He Was Deployed | Animal rights | Scoop.it
While a soldier's dread of a "Dear John" letter may be a well-established trope, few seem to fear the "Dear John, I sold your dog" letter, because — who would do such a thing? But a Fort Carson, Colorado, soldier deployed to Afghanistan found himself in just that situation:...
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South Sudan's wildlife becomes a casualty of war

South Sudan's wildlife becomes a casualty of war | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Conflict leads to killing of wild animals to feed both soldiers and rebels, stalling conservation efforts and boosting poaching
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Man Guilty Of Animal Abuse For Hanging Dog

Man Guilty Of Animal Abuse For Hanging Dog | Animal rights | Scoop.it
WILKES-BARRE -- A judge in Luzerne County found a man guilty of animal cruelty on Tuesday. State police say Gino Saullo of Hazleton left his nephew's pit bull hanging over a retaining wall in Hazle...
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The dog's owner says she wants apology, driver fired.

The dog's owner says she wants apology, driver fired. | Animal rights | Scoop.it
A UPS delivery driver is accused of slashing two dogs with a box cutter.
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Worry Under the Big Top as Mexico City Moves to Ban Circus Animals

Worry Under the Big Top as Mexico City Moves to Ban Circus Animals | Animal rights | Scoop.it
After Mexico City’s legislative assembly approved a ban on circus animals, the country’s tight-knit community of family-owned circuses is on the defensive.
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Sea lion dies in sweltering heat after cruel bosses deny him water on journey

Sea lion dies in sweltering heat after cruel bosses deny him water on journey | Animal rights | Scoop.it
CRUEL circus owners are being investigated by police after they left a sea lion to die in sweltering heat.
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MPs demand accurate data on primate pet numbers

MPs demand accurate data on primate pet numbers | Animal rights | Scoop.it
MPs call for urgent government action to determine how many primates are being kept as pets across the UK.
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PBS: Ivory Tusks Are off 'Antiques Roadshow'

PBS: Ivory Tusks Are off 'Antiques Roadshow' | Animal rights | Scoop.it
PBS says "Antiques Roadshow" is dropping appraisals of ivory tusks. The tusks won't be shown in new episodes or in segments drawn from previously aired shows, PBS said Wednesday. The popular public TV series features a wide variety of items brought in for professional assessment,...
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Cops Enter Home, Shoot Dog Dead, Rule It Justified

Cops Enter Home, Shoot Dog Dead, Rule It Justified | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Adan Salazar | Family alleges civil rights, Fourth Amendment infraction.
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Animal-rights group calls for MIT fine after death of rabbit in lab

Animal-rights group calls for MIT fine after death of rabbit in lab | Animal rights | Scoop.it
CAMBRIDGE Mass. (Reuters) - An animal-rights group has called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fine the Massachusetts Institute of Technology because of a January incident in which a rabbit at a research lab died when it was left in its cage while it was sent for cleaning.
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Undercover animal abuse videos could soon be outlawed

Undercover animal abuse videos could soon be outlawed | Animal rights | Scoop.it
CNN Exclusive by CNN Investigative Correspondent Chris Frates

Wake County, North Carolina -- Chickens buried alive. Pigs so sick that their intestines hang out of their bodies.
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Do our pets need Prozac? Are we making them feel better, or ourselves?

Do our pets need Prozac? Are we making them feel better, or ourselves? | Animal rights | Scoop.it
We spend billions on pet pharmaceuticals. Is this more American overmedication, or a cure for behavioral problems?
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WTH?! Opossum Cruelty Now Allowed in North Carolina

WTH?! Opossum Cruelty Now Allowed in North Carolina | Animal rights | Scoop.it
According to the News & Observer, opossums in Clay County, N.C., can now be abused between the dates of December 26 and January 2 for what is called the traditional “Possum Drop” to celebrate the start of a new year.
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Neighbor Accused of Throwing Ammonia in Dog's Eyes

Neighbor Accused of Throwing Ammonia in Dog's Eyes | Animal rights | Scoop.it
A woman is accused of throwing ammonia in the eyes of a dog belonging to her next-door neighbors on Staten Island, according to a criminal complaint.
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Baltimore police officer charged with slitting throat of dog that had already been contained

Baltimore police officer charged with slitting throat of dog that had already been contained | Animal rights | Scoop.it
A Baltimore police officer slit the throat of a dog that officers had already detained and now faces felony animal cruelty charges, the department said Wednesday. The department’s Internal Affairs div...
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Chinese city holds dog-meat festival early to avoid animal-rights protests

Chinese city holds dog-meat festival early to avoid animal-rights protests | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Yulin residents bring forward annual summer solstice festival as objections increase and Chinese lose taste for dog meat
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Farmers See Better Animal Health with Non-GMO Feed, But Scared to Say So

Farmers See Better Animal Health with Non-GMO Feed, But Scared to Say So | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Farmers across the nation have reported ill effects in their animals when fed GMO corn and soy feed, but with a simple change, often costing less, non-GMO feed is causing better animal health and less
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Fewer elephants killed in 2013, figures show

Fewer elephants killed in 2013, figures show | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Species still vulnerable as poaching levels and demand for illegal ivory remaining alarmingly high
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As vet costs rise, more people are euthanizing pets

As vet costs rise, more people are euthanizing pets | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Dogs may be "man's best friend," but in a still-struggling economy with rising veterinary costs, more Americans are choosing to put their ailing pets to sleep rather than pay for expensive treatments, experts say.
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Alpha-male bear facing castration as sexual dominance threatens population

Alpha-male bear facing castration as sexual dominance threatens population | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Officials in the Pyrenees are considering how to curb the sexual appetite of Pyros the bear to give his rivals a chance to mate
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LiveLeak.com - 23yo girl punched, kicked, stoned and thrown into the lake - With her dog!

This happened in a area called Vollsmose, an area populated with muslims and immigrants from middleeastern country's in Denmark, and the guys behind this murder attempt was
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2 jailed after neighbor was 'eaten alive' by pet dog

2 jailed after neighbor was 'eaten alive' by pet dog | Animal rights | Scoop.it
Two women have been jailed for a year after their neighbor was “literally eaten alive” by their hungry dog. Hayley Sulley, 30, and Della Woods, 29, of Norris Green in Liverpool were at a barbecue w...
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