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Maryland Court of Appeals Awards Over $200,000 to Family of Dog Shot By Police
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, ethics, GoodNews )

- 23 hours ago -
The Maryland Court of Appeals this week affirmed a jury verdict of over $200,000 in damages in favor of a husband and wife whose dog, a chocolate lab was illegally shot by Frederick County Sheriff's deputies in 2010. against the unlawful actions of police
Puerto Rico's Only Native Toad Bounces Back From Edge of Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, goodnews, endangered )

- 1 day ago -
its population declined by more than 80 percent leaving behind just some 200 individuals in the wild. Since 1992, they have successfully bred in captivity and re-introduced to the wild more than 300,000 of these threatened toads.
Oldest African Penguin Treated for Skin Cancer
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, humans, protection, GoodNews, wildlife )

- 4 days ago -
Tess, the world's oldest African penguin received radiation treatment for skin cancer at Colorado State University.
Kitten Found Nearly Frozen To Death Has Been Adopted Into A Warm, Loving Home
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, cats, rescued, GoodNews )

- 5 days ago -
A tiny orange kitten named Elsa, who somehow survived nearly freezing to death outside in subzero conditions, has finally been given what every cat deserves -- a cozy home with the warmth of a person who loves her.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Thank Good Samaritans for Rescuing Abandoned Dogs
Animals  (tags: rescued, Humane Society, protection, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, goodnews, humans )

- 5 days ago -
Thank the Humane Society for rescuing abandoned and abused dogs
VIDEO: Tigers Released in East Russia
Animals  (tags: tigers, released, east russia, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, humans, protection, society, wildanimals )

- 6 days ago -
Watching an animal being released into the wild is a beautiful thing. Watching these powerful, royal tigers given their freedom again is a magnificent experience, one that reminds us of the power and majesty of these animals.
Norway Scraps Controversial Seal Hunting Subsidy | Bangkok Post: News
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, protection, rescued, GoodNews, ethics, suffering )

- 6 days ago -
Good news! Norway has voted to remove a subsidy for seal hunting from its 2015 budget. This will result in around 10,000 seals not getting clubbed, and could potentially lead to the end of this cruel and inhumane activity.
Success: Gas-Chamber Euthanasia Banned
Animals  (tags: goodnews, animals, rescued )

- 6 days ago -
Applaud ban on inhumane carbon monoxide euthanasia in animal shelters
Santa Hank Delivers Toys, Treats to Homeless Animals at Wisconsin Humane Society
Animals  (tags: Santa Hank, goodnews )

- 10 days ago -
A former stray turned star is giving animals in need hope that they too can find a forever home.
After Steep Decline, Signs of Hope for World's Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: endangered, sea turtles, protection, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, humans, goodnews )

- 10 days ago -
Virtually all species are endangered, but new protections, particularly in the U.S. and Central America, are demonstrating that dramatic recovery for these remarkable reptiles is possible.
** Listen to NEW Bird Species Discovered in Brazil : The Cryptic Treehunter **
Animals  (tags: conservation, Birds, GoodNews, investigation, protection, wildlife )

- 10 days ago -
Brazilian ornithologists Dr Juan Mazar Barnett and Dr Dante Buzzetti of the Center for Ornithological Studies in São Paulo have discovered a new species of bird that lives in the dense, humid forests of northeastern Brazil ...
This Paralyzed Pup Didn't Have A Chance Until A Supermodel Walked Into His Life - BarkPost
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, rescued )

- 11 days ago -
A trip to the vet showed that he had a broken back and no feeling in his back legs. Thanks to generous donations via Leo's gofundme page, Penman was able to take Leo back to Canada so she could take care of him until he found a new home.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Unique and Endangered Toad Species
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, goodnews, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animaladvocates, environment, endangered )

- 11 days ago -
Save the Wyoming toad by supporting the proposed plan to establish a conservation area
Asheville Cat Video Goes Viral
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, Asheville, NC, Chamber of Commerce, cats, The Biltmore Estate, Omni Grove Park Inn, Grove Arcade, etc., cat video, find good homes )

- 13 days ago -
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Biltmore Estate, the Omni Grove Park Inn, the Grove Arcade, Wall Street and Wicked Weed Brewing all unsurprisingly won spots in the new holiday promotional video produced the Asheville Chamber of Commerce.
Good News in the Crusade to Save the Endangered Hirola Antelope
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, endangered, protection, goodnews, GoodNews, wildanimals, wildlife, habitat, humans )

- 13 days ago -
The surviving herds of fewer than 240 individuals only live along the Kenya-Somalia border, inhabited by the Pokomo community and Ishaqbini Conservancy.

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