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WXXA FOX 23 Albany - (WXXA)
Oct. 12, 2007. 05:54 PM EST
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Sorry....These "Play Video" links don't seem to transfer well to thread posts. Here's ( I hope ) a link to all of the ones I've recently posted :

http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/cs_test;sz=300x60;ord=3239722294799159?

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FOX KDVR Denver, CO - (KDVR)
Sep. 06, 2007. 08:00 PM EST
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FOX KSAZ Phoenix, AZ - (KSAZ)
Sep. 12, 2007. 08:00 PM EST

WPMI NBC 15 Mobile - (WPMI)
Sep. 07, 2007. 07:58 PM EST
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Sep. 06, 2007. 10:00 PM EST
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7 years ago
Well, it could just be that people have become more aware of how serious the issue of animal abuse actually is...and always has been . Still , yes , I've noticed , myself , how prominent and constant it suddenly seems to have become . Truly does say something troublesome about this modern - day society .
7 years ago
Alot of the clips are saying that animal abuse is on the rise. Is it? I was under the impression that it was just being noted more often because of the Vick case.
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Frustrating...Maddening....the way some people treat animals....but the truth must be told . Thanks for your words, John .
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Thanks Debbie! That's serious stuff. Iwish more of the public could view this.
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WTEV CBS 47 Jacksonville - (WTEV)
May. 14, 2007. 11:37 PM EST
A Clay County woman was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after police found a malnourished puppy on a balcony. Amy Tortolani reports.
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - (WHP)
May. 04, 2007. 06:09 PM EST
The U.S. Congress has given its final approval to a bill that will hopefully knock-out animal fighting in the U.S..
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Associated Press - (APTN)
Apr. 27, 2007. 02:08 PM EST
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WPMI NBC 15 Mobile - (WPMI)
Apr. 27, 2007. 11:50 PM EST
Family pets stolen from their homes and sold into illegal dog-fighting rings: it's a brutal crime that is also big business. Here's one puppy's tale of terror.
WOAI NBC 4 San Antonio - (WOAI)
Apr. 24, 2007. 12:02 AM EST
(BEAMER) ON CAM TWO WOMEN ARE OUT OF JAIL TONIGHT.. BOTH ARE ACCUSED
WTEV CBS 47 Jacksonville - (WTEV)
Apr. 23, 2007. 06:22 PM EST
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KBCI Boise, ID - (KBCI)
Apr. 15, 2007. 01:17 PM EST
Meridian police are looking for a suspect in an animal cruelty case
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KATU Portland, OR - (KATU)
Apr. 12, 2007. 06:35 AM EST
More than 150 rabbits at the center of one of the largest and strangest animal neglect cases in Oregon history will not be available for adoption Saturday as planned after the former owner gets a court to block the event.
KCOY CBS 12 Santa Maria - (KCOY)
Apr. 05, 2007. 09:07 PM EST
WPMI NBC 15 Mobile - (WPMI)
Apr. 03, 2007. 08:48 PM EST
The future looks dim for the dog because fighting dogs cannot be adopted out.
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WPMI NBC 15 Mobile - (WPMI)
Apr. 06, 2007. 11:43 PM EST
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WKRC CBS 12 Cincinnati - (WKRC)
Apr. 03, 2007. 06:48 PM EST
Third case of animal cruelty in recent weeks in Butler County
Associated Press - (APTN)
Mar. 30, 2007. 08:09 PM EST
Recalled pet foods contained a chemical used to make plastics, but government tests failed to confirm the presence of rat poison, federal officials said Friday. (March 30)
WETM NBC 18 Elmira - (WETM)
Mar. 28, 2007. 07:35 PM EST
KXMB CBS Bismarck North D - (KXM
Mar. 26, 2007. 03:04 AM EST
KX News has been able to confirm that more than 80 dogs have been seized from a Bismarck animal shelter. Good afternoon to all of you. I'm Julie Cronin in for Tracie Bettenhausen who has the day off. Thanks for being with us. It happened

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KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City - (KTVX)
Mar. 26, 2007. 08:43 PM EST
03/26/07-5:30 p.m.-Salt Lake County man accepts plea deal in animal abuse, domestic assault case
KOKI Fox 23 Tulsa - (KOKI)
Mar. 21, 2007. 07:28 PM EST
Animal control officers and deputies discover starving horses in a field in North Tulsa.
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Associated Press - (APTN)
Mar. 21, 2007. 02:26 PM EST
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KLRT Fox 16 Little Rock - (KLRT)
Mar.
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WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - (WHP)
Mar. 09, 2007. 06:45 PM EST
A local sportmen's club plead no contest to animal cruelty charges Friday.
WXXA FOX 23 Albany - (WXXA)
Mar. 09, 2007. 06:15 PM EST
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - (WHP)
Mar. 09, 2007. 08:01 AM EST
Local sportsman club facing several charges for turkey shoot.
KOMO-TV Seattle, WA - (KOMO)
Mar. 08, 2007. 06:12 PM EST
Gerald Ebel faces misdemeanor animal cruelty charges and potentially 90 days in jail if convicted, but he says prosecutors have it all wrong.
KLRT Fox 16 Little Rock - (KLRT)
Mar. 06, 2007. 09:27 AM EST
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WPMI NBC 15 Mobile - (WPMI)
Feb. 28, 2007. 08:56 PM EST
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KIDK Idaho Falls/Pocatell - (KIDK)
Feb. 26, 2007. 03:09 PM EST
KBCI Boise, ID - (KBCI)
Feb. 26, 2007. 12:28 PM EST
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WOAI NBC 4 San Antonio - (WOAI)
Feb. 15, 2007
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WPTY ABC 24 Memphis - (WPTY)
Feb. 01, 2007. 10:03 PM EST
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KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City - (KTVX)
Jan. 30, 2007. 10:00 PM EST
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WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - (WHP)
Jan. 27
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KCOY CBS 12 Santa Maria - (KCOY)
Jan. 25, 2007. 02:22 AM EST
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WPMI NBC 15 Mobile - (WPMI)
Jan. 24, 2007. 11
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Further information regarding surgery demo video :

Surgery Demo on Live Dog in Cleveland Highlights Problems with Animal Research and Need for Change in Federal Law

January15,2007

WASHINGTON Today The Humane Society of the United States called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Congress to take action in response to the recent surgery demonstration performed on a live dog for a sales presentation at the Cleveland Clinic. The dog was induced with an aneurysm without proper authorization so the surgeon could demonstrate to the sales force how a new medical device works to prevent blood flow. Such actions raise serious ethical and legal questions and point to a larger problem with the animal research regulatory system in the United States.

While laws concerning the basic welfare of animals used in research do exist such as the Animal Welfare Act, the laws don't expressly prohibit any experiments. The HSUS is calling on Congress to amend the AWA specifically to bar the use of live animals in sales demonstrations, in light of the incident at the Cleveland Clinic.

"The harmful use of animals for a sales pitch is appalling and ethically unacceptable," said Dr. Andrew Rowan, executive vice president for operations for The HSUS and a former chairman of a university animal care committee. "Congress needs to step into the breach and explicitly prohibit this conduct."

Under the AWA, institutions largely self-regulate through Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees. In the case of the Cleveland Clinic demonstration, IACUC approval was non-existent -- a clear violation of law. Congress established the IACUC system in 1985 to address animal welfare issues and address public concerns about animal pain and distress. The law has not been successful in doing so. Since 1985, public opposition to animal research has grown from just over half of Americans to 75 percent opposed to research that causes severe pain and distress. Furthermore, published reports have demonstrated that IACUCs are inconsistent in their oversight and in their application of the law, particularly when it comes to animal pain and distress.

"A researcher should not be able to do invasive experiments on an animal if he or she does not have approval from the animal care committee," Rowan said.

Other problems exist with oversight of animal research by federal agencies such as the USDA that weaken the protection of animals in laboratories. For example, the USDA Office of Inspector General reported in 2005 that the agency assesses minimal fines against violators of the AWA, with the financial penalties considered "a normal cost of conducting business." The OIG recommended that USDA end these discounts. OIG further recommended an increase in penalties for research institutions from $2,500 to $10,000, an issue that must be addressed by Congress. It also shed light on failures of IACUCs such as not effectively monitoring animal care activities or reviewing protocols, misreporting the number of animals used, and improperly searching for alternatives to animal use.

"While we urge the USDA to take swift action to the extent of its authority against the surgeon and Cleveland Clinic, we also urge Congress to correct glaring omissions and weaknesses in the laws regulating the research community," Rowan added. "The system is flawed and simply doesn't offer the protection that the public demands for the millions of animals used in research every year."

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Jan. 14, 2007. 12:14 PM EST
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Jan. 12, 2007. 01:02 PM EST
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