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Genetic Editing To Create ' Micro ' Pigs To Be Sold As Pets - Angers Animal Rights Groups
Animals  (tags: micro pigs, pigs, genetics, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, humans, pets, sadness )

- 5 hours ago -
Tiny pigs that weigh about 15kg when mature, about the same as a medium-sized dog.The institute now plans to sell each micro-pig for about £1,000 (S$2,175) to raise cash for the institute."We plan to... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel
Demand An End to Cruel and Unnecessary Experiments on Pigs in New Zealand
Animals  (tags: pigs, new zealand, animal experiments, petition, animal cruelty )

- 15 days ago -
Supposedly in the name of science, researchers in New Zealand recently sedated several pigs and then shot them with handguns to "simulate backspatter of blood from cranial gunshot wounds." While the researchers admitted that "the anatomical differences
Your Help Is Needed Again. Stop Foston Pig 'Prison'!
Animals  (tags: foston pig prison, pigs, derbyshire, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, environment, protection, suffering )

- 28 days ago -
If built, this huge intensive pig farm in Derbyshire would condemn 25,000 pigs at a time to misery.
Ask North Dakota State University to End the Use of Live Pigs in Trauma Training Courses
Animals  (tags: pigs, pigs medicine training, animalcruelty, ethics, humans, killed, killing, sadness, society, suffering )

- 31 days ago -
Please take a minute to let Philip Boudjouk, Ph.D., know that you want North Dakota State University (NDSU) to stop its use of live animals in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses.
Say 'NO' to the Simpson 49,000 Strong Pig Farm in Limavady
Animals  (tags: pigs, petition, simpson, farm, animal welfare )

- 44 days ago -
The impact on our homes, community and environment will be devastating with this barbaric 24/7 operation that is being planned. The smell, noise and constant traffic created by this plant will permanently damage our community, threaten the health
End the Pig Race
Animals  (tags: pigs, pig races, animalcruelty, abuse, cruelty, humans, protection, sadness, society, suffering )

- 82 days ago -
If you feel strongly, that pigs should not be raced at the Arklow Seabreeze Festival this year and from now on, please sign this petition and share it. I am sure that public opinion will end this outdated and cruel practice.
Don't Let the Worst Become the Best ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, pigs )

- 112 days ago -
A European reference document to define best available techniques for the intensive pig industry is being negotiated. A threat looms: fully slatted flooring for pigs risks being recognised within this document as the best available technique
Piglets On The Loose! Thousands Of These Little Guys Flooded A Highway After Truck Crash
Animals  (tags: pigs, escaping, truck, highway, accident, woods, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, GoodNews, humans )

- 113 days ago -
"There are quite a few pigs that got out and ran from the accident. TheyâEUR(TM)re in the woods. I donâEUR(TM)t think weâEUR(TM)ll ever get all of them, I really, really donâEUR(TM)t,"
France: No to the Castration of Pigs Without Sedation
Animals  (tags: Pigs, petition, France, castration, sedation, animal welfare )

- 127 days ago -
He is a young piglet , it has less than seven days when it undergoes a frighteningly painful mutilation.
Stop Fully Slatted Floors for Pigs!
Animals  (tags: EU, Brussels, slatted, floors, pigs, animal welfare, petition )

- 143 days ago -
A Brussels commission working on a rule that describes fully slatted floors as the 'best available technology ' for the pig . Such a fully-slatted floor is a disaster for the pigs, because giving litter is impossible. Help us prevent hundreds of millions
Urge Panama to Press Charges Against Bear Grylls for Cruel Pig Slaughter on 'The Island' ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, killing, pigs )

- 146 days ago -
Producers revealed that pigs were shipped to the uninhabited Pearl Islands for the show expressly so that they could be killed and eaten by contestants. Torturing and killing animals for entertainment is abhorrent.
Prosecute Farmers Accused of Hitting Pigs With Cans and Boards ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, pigs, abuse )

- 149 days ago -
Seven farmers were allegedly caught on tape grossly abusing pigs, but they were not brought up on criminal charges. If these farmers get away with this behavior, others will likely think it is acceptable to emulate their actions.
Speak Out Against Cruel Pig Wrestling at Delaware County, Indiana, Fair ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, pigs )

- 152 days ago -
Please urge the Delaware County Fair Board to cancel its "pig wrestling" events and then forward this alert widely!

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