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45-Year-Old Dolphin Recovering from Cancer Forced to Perform in Aquatic Park

Many petitions featured on Care2 address national and international issues. A small, but targeted petition can have tremendous impact on animal rights. Please sign the petition to ensure that dolphins…

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The Horror of Angora Fur & What One Care2 Member Did About It

Angora fur seems so cozy when you see it woven into a beautiful sweater or scarf. But that fur doesn't look so beautiful once you know that the rabbits were essentially tortured to "harvest" it. Care2…

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Study Warns: Move Shipping Lanes To Save Endangered Whales

Hey, freight ship, watch out for that whale! A new study showed that more than 10,000 endangered blue whales were found feeding off the West Coast right in the way of shipping vessel routes. Resear…

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Papa John’s Vows to Stop Using Gestation Crate Meat

Pizza powerhouse Papa John's has made a commitment to stop working†with suppliers that are raising sows in gestation crates. This move†comes as the food industry as a whole is shifting away from the u…

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3 Ways to Help Animals in Need

Have you ever watched a story on your local news about the discovery of an abused dog, or come across an article reporting how the local animal shelter is overflowing with unwanted kittens,†and wonder…

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Are You Hungry For Lab-Grown Meat?

In the 1986 remake of the science fiction classic The Fly, an early scene shows the scientist, Seth Brundle, tinkering with his teleportation machine and using a cut of steak as the subject of his exp…

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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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How to Organize a Shelter Drive

Millions of animals enter animal shelters each year. One way to make sure they all have a good life while waiting to be adopted is to hold a supply drive for your local shelter. Local shelters often n…

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10 Tips For Being The Best Volunteer You Can Be

Volunteers are always in great demand in the animal welfare world. The problem is that many prospective volunteers imagine that the only way they can help is to clean out cages and litter boxes.†Anima…

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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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