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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. It’s 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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Recovering Dog Up for Adoption After Suffering Horrific Abuse

A rescued dog, on the mend at a Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, shelter after being shot in the head with 50 pellets, is looking for a loving home. For those interested in adopting Buck, the Bide Awhile anima…

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Safe Haven Serves Pets and People

The Wisconsin Humane Society is partnering with a local domestic violence shelter to offer safe haven program for pets of domestic abuse victims. Photo Credit: jasminejennyjen via Flickr. US News V…

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