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Animal Cruelty Charges Need to Change So the Penalty Matches the Crime!
Animals  (tags: victoria, australia, animal cruelty, crimes, punishment, petition, abuse )

- 114 days ago -
It's time to stand up, make some noise ,and ensure that the punishment fits the crime for these horrendous acts on innocent animals.
Now Is Your Chance: Stop the Cruelty of Factory Farming in Victoria - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Animal welfare, factory farming, cages, hens, pigs, Victoria, petition )

- 409 days ago -
For every moment, there is suffering. Hens, confined to a cage the size of an A4 piece of paper, unable to move around, for their entire lives. Mother pigs, trapped in crates the size of her body, forced to produce litter after litter of piglets.
Save Three of Australia's Most Vulnerable Owls - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Victoria, Australia, owls, protect, animal welfare, animals )

- 419 days ago -
The state government of Victoria in southern Australia has failed to protect the habitat of three species of owls in the Gippsland Forest - the Sooty, Masked and Powerful owls and environmental groups are suing in response.
ACTION ALERT: Ban Rodeos in Victoria(Australia) ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: rodeos, animal abused, calf roping tormented, fear, suffering, victoria, state government, animal welfare )

- 1499 days ago -
No doubt many of you have seen the recent tv advertisements promoting the 7th Annual International Rodeo that will be held here in Melbourne. I was so shocked to see this abhorrent 'sport' still finds support within out community.
ACTION ALERT: Another Horse Dies ! Ban Jump Racing in Victoria Australia ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: government, victoria, australia, jump racing, horses death, suffering, cruelty, outrage, ban )

- 1695 days ago -
On Monday 4 April, we're unfortunately witnesses to a death that shouldn't have occurred. Casa Boy fell just a third of the way through the race and was euthanaised on the track at Warrnambool. Casa Boy was already having difficulty during trials, and
Domestic Shelter in Victoria to Include Pets
Animals  (tags: Dogs, cats, Domestic Violence, The Women's Crisis Center, Victoria, TX )

- 2170 days ago -
VICTORIA, Texas -- A $2 million domestic violence facility expected to open next year in Victoria isn't just about helping people. The Women's Crisis Center in Victoria is adding a pet shelter.
Ten Dead Horses in Jumps Racing: How Many Is Too Many Minister Hulls?
Animals  (tags: rob hulls, minister, racing victoria, racing industry, cruel jump racing, 10 horses killed, victoria )

- 2305 days ago -
Jumps horse 'Rough Night' fell in a hurdle race at Warrnambool today - he broke a leg and was euthanised on the track. Rough Night becomes the tenth horse to die in jumps racing in Victoria this year. The seven year old horse is the fifth to die on
Jumps Racing Trainer Vows to Shoot Horses If Sport Banned in Victoria - Australia
Animals  (tags: austra, lia, victoria, horses, deaths, racing, jumps, trainer, cruelty )

- 2391 days ago -
A LEADING trainer has vowed to shoot his horses and deliver their heads to Racing Minister Rob Hulls if jumps racing is banned in Victoria. Should jumps racing be banned in Victoria? Have your say ... vote in the article
Please Help Us to Ban Jumps Racing as 4 Horses Die in Days- Please Sign PETITION
Animals  (tags: jump racing, australia, states, victoria, south australia, cruelty, horses suffering, horses killed )

- 2396 days ago -
Jumps racing is a cruel and dangerous sport. Horses are forced to run at high speeds and jump obstacles as part of a spectacle. The jumps racing issue has recently exploded as 13 horses died last year, and another 4 have died withing 4 days in 2009!
Top Police Dogs to Be Awarded Medals - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, victoria, police, police dogs, drugs, medals, criminals, narcotics, prison dogs )

- 2400 days ago -
More than a dozen Victoria Police dogs will get service medals today to recognise their role in catching criminals. Of the 13 dogs, three deal with narcotics and three with firearms and explosives, while the others perform general duties.
Endangered Honeyeaters to Be Released - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, victoria, birfs, honeyeaters, gippsland, endangered, great news, good news, rare )

- 2401 days ago -
The largest release of the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater will be carried out in Gippsland today Thirteen young birds will be released in the Bunyip state park. The park has been home to 50 honeyeaters since the state emblem was deemed close to
Best Mates, a Baby Kangaroo and the Wonder Dog That Saved It
Animals  (tags: roadkill, marsupial, pointer, kangaroo, victoria, australia )

- 2438 days ago -
By all accounts the baby kangaroo should have not survived the road accident that claimed its mother...but then along came Rex the wonder dog. The pointer discovered the baby roo, known as a joey, alive in the mother's pouch and took it back to his owner.
Rare Elephant Seal Birth Near Victoria
Animals  (tags: rarity, endangered, extinction, elephant seal, birth, victoria, canada, wild animals, recovering, survival, conservation )

- 2487 days ago -
A baby elephant seal born at an ecological reserve just southwest of here a few nights ago may be the most northerly birth of the mammal recorded, say the region's guardians
NSW Moves to Restrict Sales of Dogs and Cats - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, nsw, clover moore, politician, victoria, pets, dogs, cats, AnimalWelfare, GoodNews )

- 2558 days ago -
WHILE animal welfare activists in Victoria want the State Government to restrict puppy sales, the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, has set down rules for more radical action. Cr Moore, also an independent lower house MP, last week reintroduced the ....
Suspended Sentence for Killing Puppy - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, victoria, melbourne, chihuahua, death, abuse, cruelty, court )

- 2844 days ago -
A MAN who threw his former girlfriend's puppy off the balcony of a high-rise apartment in Melbourne has been given a suspended jail sentence. Owen Abdul Wahed, 23, of Coburg, in Melbourne's north, has pleaded guilty in the Melbourne Magistrates' Court

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