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Ringling is Making a Change. These 3 Other Companies Should, Too.

When Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey circus announced it would be phasing out elephants as part of circus entertainment, it was a huge win for these animals and animal activists. The nearly 1…

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What to Do if You See a Dog Chained Up in Freezing Temperatures

For animal lovers, seeing a dog tied up outside elicits a visceral response. Many times the chain is meant as a dog sitter, a way to get the dog out of its owner's hair. The dog is stuck and if the ow…

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US Senator Involved in the Killing of Hundreds of Pigeons

A Republican US Senator has been caught on tape in an undercover investigation helping to kill hundreds of pigeons. --->Sign the petition to Bring this Senator to Justice for Cruel Pigeon Shoot.…

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Tell Pizza Companies to Say No to Animal Abuse

Warning: the video above is not for the faint of heart. It depicts serious animal abuse at a large New Mexico dairy farm. The animal rights group Mercy for Animals recently uncovered serious an…

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Don’t Blame Craigslist for Abused ‘Puppy Doe’

Just this August, a small dog was in a park in Massachusetts with injuries she would never recover from. The veterinarian who examined the dog that became known as "Puppy Doe" determined that her fata…

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Happy Ending for Kitten Lit on Fire

On April 25th in Philadelphia, a tiny tuxedo kitten was doused in accelerant and lit on fire. The SPCA is still searching for any information relating to the horrendous act.†But thankfully, someone wi…

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How to Recognize and Report Animal Cruelty

One of the most important skills an animal lover should have is the ability to recognize and report animal cruelty. Itís unfortunate that the need for such a skill exists, but being able to identify w…

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Should People Have to Take a Test to Own a Pet?

OK,† I know this sounds harsh, but should pet owners be allowed to own a pet without taking a written test first? The inner veterinarian in me often thinks, no! A few weeks ago, Shalanon Brooks l…

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25 Cute Animals Speaking Out Against Animal Cruelty

North Dakota is currently one of the most lenient U.S. states when it comes to animal abuse crimes. It's one of two states where even the most extreme animal abuse cases are only considered misdemeano…

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12 Tough Guys with Adorable Animals (Photos)

The city of Baltimore, Maryland has an alarming incidence of animal abuse, often perpetrated by teens trying to show their "toughness" or "manliness." In response to this, the city created an anti-ani…

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