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Terminate Officer Kevin Dupre NOW for Shooting Puppy

A Clerburn, Texas police officer - Kevin Dupre - was caught on camera killing an innocent puppy and attempting to kill a second innocent dog. Care2 members are demanding that this officer be termi…

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Will Butterball’s Thanksgiving Turkeys REALLY Be Humane?

Giant turkey producer Butterball (they produce one billion pounds of turkey every year) is going humane -- or so they say. By this Thanksgiving, all of its products will bear the American Humane Assoc…

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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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Petition Asks Tyson Foods to Stop Feeding Antibiotics to Healthy Chickens

The prevalence of antibiotics in our food worries doctors and public health officials, who fear that we're building up so much resistance to antibiotics that they won't be able to help us ward off ill…

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Kissed by a Pit Challenge Raises Money for Animal Rescue

Did the ice bucket challenge whet your appetite for charitable stunts? If you love dogs, you might just like the Kissed by a Pit Challenge! The snuggliest challenge yet. Dog Park Publishing, a …

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Bahamas Dolphinarium Ordered To Release Dolphins

The Bahamas are taking a huge step towards the protection of marine mammals. A court in the Caribbean island has ordered that an illegal dolphinarium shut down and is questioning whether any dolphi…

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Should Chimpanzees Have Human Rights?

Chimpanzees and humans share about 99 percent of the same DNA. Should chimps also have some of the same rights as humans? This week an animal rights group, the Nonhuman Rights Project, filed the first…

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7 Celebrity Activists Who Love Helping Animals

In most instances, I couldn't care less about what celebrities do with their private time. They're just people, albeit with absurd amounts of money, and even that doesn't make me interested in what th…

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The Missing Children You Won’t See On Milk Cartons

We were driving down a long dusty highway, just after crossing from Texas into New Mexico. There wasn't much to see at first; it was an expansive brown and sporadically industrialized desert speckled …

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Vegan Takes on Hiking Challenge for Animal Rights

According to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, it takes an average of five months to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. The last time Josh Garrett hiked it in 2009, the 2,655 mile trail took him only 88…

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