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Barrel Of Monkeys Die At Oregon Zoo

Barrel Of Monkeys Die At Oregon Zoo | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
(ANIMAL WELFARE/ZOOS/MONKEYS) In yet another reason to avoid zoos, six tamarin monkeys were found dead at the Oregon Zoo in late May after enduring a 50-hour car ride from the U.S. East Coast to Portland, Oregon.
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Thousands of pet owners investigated by animal welfare officers ...

Thousands of pet owners investigated by animal welfare officers ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
ANIMAL welfare activists in have investigated more than 4500 cruelty cases against pet owners in Hampshire.
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Dog Play: Cracking the Secret Code of Man's Best Friend

A short video of dogs playing on ABC World News reveals their hidden language. Four basic aspects of fair play in animals are: Ask first, be honest, follow the rules, and admit you're wrong.
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Denmark bans kosher and halal slaughter as minister says ‘animal rights come before religion’

Denmark bans kosher and halal slaughter as minister says ‘animal rights come before religion’ | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Denmark’s government has brought in a ban on the religious slaughter of animals for the production of halal and kosher meat, after years of campaigning from welfare activists.

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Ottawa Humane Society: Breezy's Case Will Redefine Animal Welfare

Ottawa Humane Society: Breezy's Case Will Redefine Animal Welfare | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
The community rallied behind Breezy like no animal before. It was the case that would define the next phase of animal welfare. Our community is more aware of what happens to animals in our midst. And it wants it to change.
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Graden City Douglas students fund raise to support Guardian Angel Animal ... - Hometownlife.com

 

It takes a village to help abandoned and abused animals. Mezza’s eyes teared up and she quietly said “thank you,” to the third- and fourth-graders who learned through this project that animals should be valued, treated with kindness and not discarded.

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New legislation increases standards for animal care at pet shops

New legislation increases standards for animal care at pet shops | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Joined by state lawmakers and advocate, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently held a bill signing ceremony at the Greenwich Animal Shelter to commemorate a new law that will increase standards for Connecticut retail pet shops and breeders.

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Unless We Change Strategies, The Animal Rights Movement Will Fail

Unless We Change Strategies, The Animal Rights Movement Will Fail | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Unless we change strategies, the Animal Rights movement will die. Our present course is doomed to failure. We are converting vegans at a slower rate than the human population is growing. In a few short years, the ...
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Animal-rights advocates call for restrictions on tethering

Animal-rights advocates call for restrictions on tethering | Animals R Us | 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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SEAWORLD: Animal welfare campaigns - Xperedon Charity News

SEAWORLD: Animal welfare campaigns - Xperedon Charity News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

A recent US poll commissioned by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) charity and the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) showed a rise in American public support against Orcas in captivity...

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Safeway Receives National Animal Welfare Award - HSUS News

Safeway Receives National Animal Welfare Award - HSUS News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Matt Prescott, food policy director for the Humane Society of the United States, said: “Safeway has been a leader on tackling many of the worst farm animal abuses in food production for a decade. We believe in offering credit where credit is due, and Safeway certainly deserves some for showing the pork industry that gestation crates have no future.”

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Animal Legal Defense Fund, Cat Sanctuaries Ask California Fish and Wildlife to Regulate Hybrid “Franken-Cats” - Animal Legal Defense Fund

Animal Legal Defense Fund, Cat Sanctuaries Ask California Fish and Wildlife to Regulate Hybrid “Franken-Cats” - Animal Legal Defense Fund | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Pricey wild crossed breeds often abandoned, pose threat to the public and wildlife. (Hybrid #cats, made chic by celebs like @kourtneykardash, could harm health, wildlife, and welfare.
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China Southern Airlines Fined For Monkey Business

China Southern Airlines Fined For Monkey Business | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
 
(PRIMATE TESTING/ANIMAL WELFARE) China Southern Airlines has been fined for violations of the Animal Welfare Act. The airline transported over 1,300 monkeys into the United States without a license, giving the USDA the authority to fine them...
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Index of animal rights groups/activists - Speaking of Research

Index of animal rights groups/activists - Speaking of Research | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Ever needed more information about an animal rights groups or individual? Well we’ve produced a page specifically to index some of the more influential or extreme individuals and groups in the US and UK (hopefully we can expand this to other countries too).

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Butterball: Tell Butterball to Stop Torturing Turkeys

Butterball: Tell Butterball to Stop Torturing Turkeys | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

 

From the day they hatch until they are violently killed, the lives of Butterball turkeys are filled with misery and deprivation.

How do I know? Because I worked undercover at a Butterball turkey hatchery in North Carolina on behalf of Mercy For Animals — a national animal protection charity. At Butterball, I used a hidden camera to document horrors that few people could even imagine . . .

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Fish Are Sentient and Emotional Beings and Clearly Feel Pain

Fish Are Sentient and Emotional Beings and Clearly Feel Pain | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Fish deserve better treatment based on a review of scientific data on their cognitive and emotional lives.
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Tony the Tiger can stay at truck stop - The Advocate

Tony the Tiger can stay at truck stop - The Advocate | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

 

Tony the Tiger can stay put in his quarters at a Grosse Tete truck stop, at least for now. Gov. Bobby Jindal quietly signed into law Senate Bill 250, granting an exception for the tiger and immediately sparked promises of legal action by animal rights advocates. .

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The Economics of Animal Welfare | News Advertiser Online

Troy Media/ – Animal welfare and other ethical issues in agriculture are an ongoing concern for consumers. And in light of a recent incident on a dairy farm in B.C., they will likely be so for the long term.
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Animal welfare watchdogs go undercover - Yahoo News Canada

His initial shift as a milker was April 30, the start of a month from hell, for he wasn’t a rookie farmhand but a modestly paid investigator for a young Canadian non-profit group, Mercy for Animals, equipped with a hidden camera. It soon became clear there was little about life on the night shift that resembled the heavily marketed image of milk as the wholesome product of contented cows.

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This Abandoned Dog With Dreadlocks Gets Rescued And Receives Lots Of Love - Huffington Post

This Abandoned Dog With Dreadlocks Gets Rescued And Receives Lots Of Love - Huffington Post | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

The animal rescue organization, which made waves last year when one of their videos exploded onto the Internet, has continued to find and help animals in need.

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Animal rights activists buy dozens of dogs before they are EATEN at controversial Chinese festival

Animal rights activists buy dozens of dogs before they are EATEN at controversial Chinese festival | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: Animal rights activists bought dozens of dogs before they were EATEN at a controversial Chinese festival.

Residents in the city of Yulin slaughter thousands of dogs for food at their annual summer solstice festival. This year, organisers tried to avoid protests by holding their feasts early to avoid attention.

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New animal rights group attempts to expose pig cruelty in Bacon Week - ABC Online

New animal rights group attempts to expose pig cruelty in Bacon Week - ABC Online | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

A new animal rights group called Aussie Farms will publish video footage every night this week of what it describes as animal cruelty in Australian piggeries.

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The government must do more to protect animal welfare « RSPCA ...

The government must do more to protect animal welfare « RSPCA ... | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
New polling of public, politicians and animal welfare experts highlights the need for the government to lead the way – and identifies the plight of research animals, breeding animals and those hunted for sport as top priorities.
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Designer John Bartlett Receives National Animal Welfare Award - HSUS News

Designer John Bartlett Receives National Animal Welfare Award - HSUS News | Animals R Us | Scoop.it
Designer John Bartlett Receives National Animal Welfare Award HSUS News The John Bartlett brand earned the award for its celebration of fur-free fashion and dedication to raising awareness about the inherent cruelty of an industry killing more than...
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Animal Protection: A Growing and Global Priority.

Animal Protection: A Growing and Global Priority. | Animals R Us | Scoop.it

Those of us working to advance animal welfare in America currently find ourselves in an exciting -- and unusual -- moment. The most mainstream of audiences are seriously considering stances that just a few years ago might have seemed extreme.

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