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TAKE ACTION: Urge the USDA to Pursue Criminal Charges and Permanent License Revocation Against NED'S ABUSER
Animals  (tags: USDA, circus animals, licence revocation, ned, emanicated, abused elephant, confisicated, animal advocates, laws, legislation, animal cruelty )

- 1962 days ago -
On November 8, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) took custody of an emaciated elephant named Ned, who had been in the care of Florida-based circus trainer Lance Ramos (aka Lancelot Kollmann). Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus currently
(QUIZ): How Much Do You Know About the USDA's Involvement With Puppy Mills? (BEST FRIENDS)
Animals  (tags: USDA, PUPPY MILLS, humans, suffering, sadness, dogs, cruelty, abuse, society, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates )

- 1969 days ago -
The USDA is a giant and confusing entity to understand-attempts to dispel some of the myths and to clarify our understanding. And a great way to test this knowledge is with a quiz! But the fact that puppy mills are regulated by the USDA is a little-know
"VIDEO" Breeder's Cruelty Exposed After Selling Hundreds of Dogs to Pet Shops (AND STILL IN BUSINESS)
Animals  (tags: USDA, PUPPY MILL, dogs, suffering, humans, pets, cruelty, death, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, sadness, investigation )

- 1969 days ago -
CCAS went undercover and took video of the Pick-of-the-Litter dog-breeding facility in New York Mills, Minnesota. That video is now part of an animal cruelty investigation. U.S.D.A. law enforcement has not seized a single dog from Bauck's facility and
VIDEO: "PUP CAST" The Truth Behind Licensed Breeders. (USDA-Licensed Kennels.)
Animals  (tags: USDA, PUPPY MILLS, suffering, sadness, dogs, humans, pets, cruelty, animals, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, protection )

- 1977 days ago -
Their job is to make sure breeders are adhering to the minimum standards set forth by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). They can look at a facility with hundreds of dogs in small cages, desperate for human attention, and note no violations. THANKS TO DALIA
VID Ned, USDA Seized Elephant, Arrive at Sanctuary   video
Animals  (tags: USDA, Confiscation, Ned, elephant, Sanctuary, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, suffering, rescued, law, extinction, endangered, cruelty, crime )

- 1984 days ago -
Ned the elephant was seized by USDA for violations of the Animal Welfare Act and taken to the Elephant Sanctuary in TN. Watch his endearing first steps to freedom in this heartwarming video and remember to pressure USDA to seize ALL abused circus elephan
NED, Abused Circus Elephant Confiscated By the USDA, on His Way to Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: USDA, elephant, sanctuary, rescue, abuse. suffering, wildanimals )

- 1987 days ago -
follow his progress at
USA List of Animal Research Labs - Do You Know Them All??
Animals  (tags: animallab, animalexperiments, animal_testing, USDA, USA, AnimalCruelty, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, ethics )

- 1998 days ago -
Every year over 20 millions animals are killed in US labs. The complete list of USDA registered animal labs (by states) is in PDF file to be downloaded and distributed. See what's happening in your town.
Federal Judge: USDA Ignoring Law By Helping Factory Farms Defeat Prop 2
Animals  (tags: animals, factory farming, cruelty, suffering, killing, protection, government, USDA, corruption, crime )

- 2030 days ago -
Federal judge says USDA ignored law on government involvement in political campaigns, orders agency not to spend any money collected from egg producers on ads against a state ballot measure that would ban cramped cages for hens and other farm animals.
Heber Wild Horse Territory
Animals  (tags: protection, environment, mustangs, AnimalWelfare, USDA )

- 2031 days ago -
The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests have developed a proposal to prepare a Territory Plan for the Heber Wild Horse Territory. (link to site & sample letter in comments)
Bush Administration Ignores Biggest Meat Recall in U.S. History, Refuses To Add More USDA Inspectors
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, cruelty, suffering, killing, usda, beef )

- 2191 days ago -
The Bush administration Thursday resisted calls from Congress to add more inspectors and new technologies to oversee slaughterhouses, saying neither was necessary to do the job adequately. USDA says Chino mistreatment of downed cows was isolated incident.
Stop the Use and Misuse of Two Deadly Poisons to Kill Wildlife! TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: poison, sodium cyanide, sodium fluoroacetate, Compound 1080, foxes, condors, coyotes, wolves, dogs, birds, javelinas, EPA, Wildlife Services, USDA, government, politics, propaganda, animals, nature, protection, wildlife, endangered, destruction, humans, s )

- 2236 days ago -
Wildlife Services relies heavily on the use of sodium cyanide and sodium fluoroacetate (commonly called Compound 1080) -- two of the deadliest poisons in the world -- to kill coyotes and other predators. These poisons kill a LOT more than that! ACT NOW!
Meatpacker to Shut Down Permanently After Recall: Report
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animal welfare, government, USDA, Food Industry, food animals, cattle, beef, meat, beef recall )

- 2245 days ago -
The report on Saturday quoted the company's general manager Anthony Magidow as saying that cash had become tight and he saw no way the company could reopen.
Did You Eat the Tainted Beef?
Animals  (tags: Animal Cruelty, Food Safety, Downer Cows, USDA, Protection )

- 2250 days ago -
Largest Beef Recall in US Has Consumers Wondering "Where's the Beef?" USDA Has Answers, But Won't Tell. The USDA knows which stores and locations got the potentially malignant meat but the info is supposedly confidential. Take action to protect yourself.
USDA Approves Chip Implants That Cause Cancer Tumors
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, abuse, safety, government, USDA, ethics, cruelty )

- 2369 days ago -
NAIS would require that all farmers and farm animal owners implant their animals with a computer chip, even those who just own a single cow, horse, chicken or other farm animal.
Beef Company Sues USDA
Animals  (tags: USDA, Cattle, food supply, Mad Cow Disease )

- 2509 days ago -
Would you want to know the beef you eat is safe from "mad cow" disease? Or would you prefer just to hope for the best that it's not infected with the disease that eats fatally away at the brain?

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