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The Trouble with Designer Dogs

Designer dogs are a relatively new thing to dog breeding. We're not talking 'new' within the past few years, but if you compare these dogs to the thousands of years we've had dogs as companion animals…

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Ringling Brothers Finally Free Elephants from Abusive Circus Acts

No more elephants in chains. No more sharp bullhooks to coax them to perform tricks. Thatís been the battle cry of animal rights groups across the country. And after years of pressure from such groups…

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Pescatarianism Hurts Fish and Our Oceans More Than You Think

For a lot of people who want to try out the vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, they turn to pescatarianism. For those who don't know, pescatarians cut out all meat except for fish and seafood. For those l…

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Gifts to Get Your Vegan Friend

If you have a friend who is vegan, they have most likely helped you to learn about the lifestyle one way or another. The gist is pretty simple: no animal products. But where it gets a little trickier …

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10 Best States to be an Animal

Recently, the Humane Society of the United States released its findings for the most animal-friendly states. The organization has been gathering and releasing this data for the past six years. The fin…

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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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