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Compawssion Triumphs At The Sochi Olympics (GALLERY)

(ACTIVISM/DOG RESCUE) Some of the more heartwarming stories to take place during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics involved the many athletes and activists who showed their compassion and kindness towards the region's stray dogs.
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Animal Rights | WagzTail 2.0

Animal Rights | WagzTail 2.0 | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Podcast: Download (27.6MB). What rights do animals have? What is the distinction between humans and animals, or is there one? This week we tackle a somewhat more serious topic and discuss the different cultural ...
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Five Neglected Cows Rescued, Safe At Farm Animal Sanctuary ...

Five Neglected Cows Rescued, Safe At Farm Animal Sanctuary ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Five neglected cows were rescued and sent to Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, the largest animal sanctuary for wild animals.

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Strike Down Law that Targets Animal Rights Activists

Strike Down Law that Targets Animal Rights Activists | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act is a law designed to protect the meat and pharmaceutical industries from demonstrations undertaken by peaceful animal rights activists.
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Steve Nislick becomes advocate for all animals, not just horses

Steve Nislick becomes advocate for all animals, not just horses | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

The man who spearheaded the drive to ban horse-drawn carriages is a polarizing figure — lionized by animal rights activists and damned by...

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Britain Fails To End Animal Testing

Britain Fails To End Animal Testing | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
(ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL TESTING) The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) issued a response to the British government's new stance on animal testing and they believe the government is not going far enough in limiting animal...
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Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds it to carnivores - WPEC

Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds it to carnivores - WPEC | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

"The most important factor must be that the animals are healthy physically and behaviorally and that they have a good life while they are living whether this life is long or short."

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Video: Hundreds attend funeral for slain Pa. K-9 - Police News

Video: Hundreds attend funeral for slain Pa. K-9 - Police News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Video: Hundreds attend funeral for slain Pa. K-9
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"Pittsburgh showed its soul that night, a soul that shines with compassion and recognizes the good not only in every human, but in every being," Mayor Bill Peduto said.
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Timeline Photos - Freedom for Farmed Rabbits | Facebook

Timeline Photos - Freedom for Farmed Rabbits | Facebook | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Great news for animals!

Following protests by animal rights organisations, the state of Sao Paulo (Brazil) has banned the animal testing of cosmetics,... (Great news for animals!
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Carole Noon's Tireless Work to Save Chimps: A True Heroine

A new book by Gary Ferguson called "Opening Doors" tells the story of Dr. Carole Noon's selfless work and some of the many very fortunate chimpanzees who benefited from being cared for at Save the Chimps in Fort Pierce, Florida.
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Small Animal Talk: Why do good people let bad things happen? The study of denial

Small Animal Talk: Why do good people let bad things happen? The study of denial | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
RT @fawcettanne: Is denial inhibiting support for animal welfare causes? http://t.co/NmAJe5iJB8
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Freedom to roam: one man's vision to save an American icon

Freedom to roam: one man's vision to save an American icon | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Imagine a place where animals own the land and humans can only visit.
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Captive Orca Lolita One Step Closer To Freedom

Captive Orca Lolita One Step Closer To Freedom | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
(ORCAS/PETA) Lolita the killer whale has been held captive in a cramped tank at the Miami Seaquarium for over 40 years, but her future is looking bright thanks to a petition created by PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF).
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Celebrities Rock The Boat: Boycott SeaWorld! (GALLERY)

(CELEBRITIES/BLACKFISH/SEAWORLD) Thanks to last year's eye-opening documentary Blackfish, SeaWorld's brutality is gaining worldwide notoriety. More and more celebrities are speaking against SeaWorld's cruelty to animals.
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Reporter Story Puts Severe Crimp in Animal Rescue Con - Niagarafallsreporter.com

Amanda and Ron Pierzowski, the Illinois couple whose phony dog adoption racket was shut down following a December expose in the Niagara Falls Reporter, have resurfaced.

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Maker of Newport Cigarettes Bans Animal Tests

Maker of Newport Cigarettes Bans Animal Tests | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Lorillard Tobacco Company, America's third-largest cigarette maker, has agreed to ban testing on animals following discussions with PETA.

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How Puppies Can Help the Incarcerated

"The inmates have taken tiny little creatures, who were not housebroken, did not know their names, and obeyed no commands, and have transformed them into well-behaved young pups who are a joy to be around.
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Spotlight on children and therapy dogs - St. Catharines Standard

Spotlight on children and therapy dogs - St. Catharines Standard | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

"I really like animals — I like to watch TV with them," Ryan says afterward.

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Grief by an Emperor Penguin Mother Will Rock Your Soul

This video is the most moving I've seen in a long time. You can hear and feel the pain of the mother who lost her chick and also rejoice when another penguin consoles her.
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Michael Markarian: Rep. McGovern helps crack down on illegal animal fights - GazetteNET

Michael Markarian: Rep. McGovern helps crack down on illegal animal fights - GazetteNET | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Animal welfare supporters are grateful to McGovern for fighting against animal cruelty and standing up for the values of kindness and compassion.

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Prosecuting animal cruelty & neglect - Prevention - Animal Welfare Act

Prosecuting animal cruelty & neglect - Prevention - Animal Welfare Act | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The power to prosecute means we can stop the suffering of more animals, when other means don't work.
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Conference Examines Animal Rights - Bahamas Tribune

Conference Examines Animal Rights - Bahamas Tribune | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Conference Examines Animal Rights Bahamas Tribune The conference, the first of its kind, attracted experts from the fields of law, ethics, science and activism to discuss re-examining the status of non-human animals as “things” without rights, and...
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Can Radiation Keep Animals Warm?

Can Radiation Keep Animals Warm? | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
(ANIMAL SCIENCE) It's amazing how much we learn from animals. One of the most recent discoveries centers around the insulating powers of feathers and fur. Recent studies discovered many Arctic animals use a form of radioactive heat to stay warm,...
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Ask Japan to include marine mammals in their animal welfare laws

Ask Japan to include marine mammals in their animal welfare laws | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
When Dolphins and small whales are drive-hunted in Taiji, a feature of the hunt is the erection of signs by the hunters advising visitors that the... (#Tweet4Taiji #Tweet4Dolphins Drive hunts cause barbaric agony and suffering...
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Animal Abuse at Animal Planet: Drugs, Death, and Neglect

Animal Planet's show "Call of the Wildman" is a fake and involves animal abuse according to recent articles in Mother Jones magazine.
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