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Elephant Abuse Is Widespread in Asia
Animals  (tags: elephants, mistreatment, Raju, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, environment, humans, cruelty )

Cal
- 45 days ago - grindtv.com
Raju, an elephant in India that cried when rescued after 50 years of cruelty, was not an isolated incident; more than 2,000 elephants endure similar torture
ACTION ALERT: Horse Tripping Is NOT Entertaining ~ Take Action NOW.
Animals  (tags: horse abuse, suffering, fear, mistreatment, rodeos, tripping, killed, injured, cruelty, authorities )

Simone
- 787 days ago - thepersianhorse.wordpress.com
-- A bill to ban "horse tripping" in Oregon went nowhere last year after rodeo advocates convinced lawmakers that the practice doesn't happen at the state's big competitions. Critics also worried that the prohibition might lead people to go after calf
ACTION ALERT: Ban The Use of Horse Carriages! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: new york city, horses, controversy, horse drawn carriages, mistreatment )

Simone
- 1023 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A carriage ride in New York City might seem like harmless fun, but in reality, the abuse and hardships the animals face in the horse carriage industry are anything but harmless.
State Legislators Take the Reins of New York City Carriage Horse Debate- PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Animals  (tags: carriage horses, controversy, abuse, mistreatment, new york city )

Simone
- 1172 days ago - news.change.org
The conflict surrounding New York City's horse-drawn carriages isn't new. Local and national groups have fought for years to get horses out of the city, where the animals are forced to work long hours nose-to-tailpipe, surrounded by frightening noises
U.K.'s Oldest Circus Goes Animal-Free! .
Animals  (tags: chippendale, history of animal abuse, mistreatment, court hearing, finally animal free )

Simone
- 1406 days ago - peta.org
The U.K.'s Chipperfield's Circus--which has been exploiting animals since 1684(!) and was in the news following the beating of a baby chimpanzee some years back--has gone animal-free!
Tiger Deaths Expose Mistreatment at Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, mistreatment, zoos, tigers, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1629 days ago - china.globaltimes.cn
Days after a Liaoning Province zoo was forced to explain how 11 Siberian tigers died under its care, workers raised allegations that the zoo used the dead animals to make prized tiger bone wine, a charge that an investigator refuted.
Group Says San Antonio Zoo Mistreats Lone Elephant
Animals  (tags: IDA, filed, complaint, zoo elephants, lucky, lonely, bored, imprisoned, small area, mistreatment, san antonio zoo )

Simone
- 1755 days ago - chron.com
A nonprofit animal-rights organization based in California filed a complaint last week with the U.S. Department of Agriculture against the San Antonio Zoo, claiming the zoo's treatment of its only elephant violates federal law. Lucky, The 49-year-old
Moose Calves Taken From Aspen Valley Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: investigation, aspen wildlife sanctuary, moose calves removed, allegations, mistreatment, cruelty )

Simone
- 1809 days ago - thestar.com
Two moose calves were relocated from Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary Friday, a day after a Toronto Star investigation revealed allegations of animal mismanagement. Last week, three full-time sanctuary staff and five volunteers in charge of animal care
Elephant Mistreatment At Ringling Brothers : The Mistreatment and Deaths of Baby Elephants
Animals  (tags: elephants, circus, deaths, mistreatment, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1989 days ago - wildlifeadvocacy.org
While Ringling Brothers touts its successful breeding program as the answer to the declining population of elephants in the wild, in recent years at least four of Ringling Brothers' young elephants have died: Kenny, Benjamin, Ricardo, and Bertha.
Circus Defends Use of Hooks on Elephants (VIDEO)
Animals  (tags: elephants, circus, mistreatment, abuse, bull hooks )

Betty
- 2005 days ago - cbsnews.com
The head of the company that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus acknowledged in federal court that all his elephant handlers strike the animals with metal-tipped prods, but he said it's necessary to keep the animals under control and....
9-Month Sentence in Wash. Horse Mistreatment Case
Animals  (tags: washington state, animals, horese, mistreatment, sentencing, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, sadness, suffering )

Jacquelin
- 2140 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
SEATTLE -- A judge who sentenced a woman to nine months in jail for animal cruelty told her the way she treated her horses was "despicable." Animal control officers who raided Jean Marie Elledge's pasture in Carnation last February found nine severely
Dog Left in Shocking State to Die on Street
Animals  (tags: abused, starved german shepherd, mistreatment, neglected, found on streets, dumped, rescued, animal cruelty, investigation )

Simone
- 2387 days ago - thecourier.co.uk
A DOG was deliberately starved by its owner before being dumped on a street to die. The severely emaciated German shepherd bitch was found by a member of the public on Sunday night. She was too weak to walk, weighed less than half her healthy body
US Navy Considers Deploying Dolphins and Sea Lions in the War on Terror
Animals  (tags: dolphins, sea lions, war, humans war, us navy, deploying marine mammals, cruelty, animal abuse, mistreatment )

Simone
- 2398 days ago - helium.com
As for the possible cruelty to the animals in current use, there's always that question that the Navy must cope with. I'm sure, because of regulations and traditions, there is absolutely no mistreatment of the animals. And if you're familiar with their
   

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