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Close Down Bear Pit in Pigeon Forge Tennessee - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Shut down, bear pit, bears, pigeon forge, tennessee, cruelty, p )

- 13 days ago -
Three Bears General Store in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee has an open bear pit with five live bears being exploited and starved for tourist' entertainment.
Demand Harsh Sentence for Deadly Dog Trainer - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: tennessee, dog trainer, deadly, cruelty, dead, dogs )

- 38 days ago -
Earlier this month, four dead puppies were found in the home of a Clarksville, Tennessee woman who runs a non-profit dog training organization. Police later made the horrific discovery of 37 bags of animal remains on the woman's property and immediately
End the Cruel Captivity of the Three Bears in Tennessee - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Three, bears, tennessee, USA, captivity, cruelty )

- 72 days ago -
This very worthwhile petition is about closing this facility immediately and relocating these three bears that are held captive at Three Bears General Store in Tennessee.
(TN)Baby Kitten Torturers, Christopher M. Schneider & Aaron S. Kunak, Sentenced
Animals  (tags: Tennessee, Christopher M. Schneider, Aaron S. Kunak, Kittens, abused, animalcruelty, cats, crime, cruelty, death, killed, law, pets, sadness, slaughter, suffering )

- 1096 days ago -
First, they allegedly doused the 2-day-old kitten with body spray. Then they lit it on fire.Another newborn kitten they threw into the air and hit with a 2-by-4 as if it were a baseball, the group killed two more kittens, ~ They Videotaped & sent to ...
Tennessee Shelter to Rebuild After Flood
Animals  (tags: Tennessee, shelter, flood, rebuild, American Humane )

- 1486 days ago -
American Humane has given a grant of more than $12,000 to Tipton Treasures in Arlington, Tenn., after it was destroyed under six feet of water in the Cumberland River flood on May 1.
GOOD NEWS- Bill to Promote Horse Slaughter Withdrawn
Animals  (tags: tennessee, horse slaughter bill, withdrawn, horse advocates, protests )

- 1546 days ago -
Legislation advocating the slaughter of horses for human consumption will be withdrawn for the legislative session in Tennessee according to the bill's sponsor Representative Frank Niceley.
ACTION ALERT: TN Rep. Niceley's Horse Slaughter Bill !!
Animals  (tags: horse slaughter, tennessee, laws legalisation no to horse slaughter, horse welfare )

- 1568 days ago -
After stalling in 2009, Tennessee state Rep. Frank S. Niceley's pro-horse slaughter bill, H.B. 1428 as amended, (S.B. 1898 in the Tennessee Senate) is on the calendar for the House Finance, Ways and Means Budget Subcommittee to be heard on April 7, 2010.
Meet My Elephant Ronnie From The Elephant Sanctuary in Tenn.
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, Elephant Sanctuary, tennessee, Ronnie, sponsors )

- 1948 days ago -
Anyone can sponsor Ronnie, or any of her friends. Ronnie was born in Asia in 1966 she preformed in a circus most of her life before coming to the Sanctuary. In 1994 she gave birth to Nic. There could be an elephant waiting for you.
Memphis Zoo Visitors Watch as Python Makes Meal of Pig
Animals  (tags: tennessee, zoolife, wildlife, serpents, 300-pound reticulated python, pig feeding, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1954 days ago -
Getting fed once every two or three months pretty much makes each meal an event. So it was with an enthralled audience on Saturday that Anne, the Memphis Zoo's 21-foot, 300-pound reticulated python was served an approximately 30-pound pig.We got to see
Owl Native To Arctic Spotted In Tenn.
Animals  (tags: tennessee, wildlife, wild animals, birds, snowy owl, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 2007 days ago -
Snowy Owl Seen Around Spring Hill In December SPRING HILL, Tenn. -- The thousands of acres that surround the General Motors plant in Spring Hill have become home to a bird not native to Tennessee.A snowy owl, which is more commonly found in Canada and po
Shirley's Anniversary Video - The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee   video
Animals  (tags: elephant, sanctuary, shirley, jenny, urban elephant, tennessee, ethics, AnimalWelfare, habitat, society, rescued, wildlife )

- 2207 days ago -
If you dont know the story of Shirley and Jenny, google it or go to to read about it OR rent or buy pbs nature series THE URBAN ELEPHANT... Love live Shirl!
Nature (PBS) - Shirley the Elephant (Part 1) Road to Freedom, Sanctuary and a Rare Reunion   video
Animals  (tags: shirley, jenny, urban elephant, elephant sanctuary, tennessee, rescue, wildlife, society, rescued, habitat, environment, AnimalWelfare )

- 2207 days ago -
In 2000, "The Urban Elephant" brought viewers the touching story of Shirley and Jenny, two crippled elephants reunited at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee after a 22-year separation. The bonding was immediate, intense and unforgettable between the two
ASPCA Assists in Tennessee's Largest-Ever Puppy Mill Raid
Animals  (tags: puppy mills, ASPCA, Tennessee, raid, animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, protection, dogs, environment, AnimalCruelty )

Cher Away
- 2208 days ago -
The ASPCA is assisting in Tennessee's largest-ever puppy mill raid of more than 700 dogs, lending a special forensic cruelty investigation team that includes two forensic veterinarians, as well as its "Mobile Animal Crime Scene Investigation Unit,
State Accepts Applications for Animal Spay, Neuter Grants
Animals  (tags: pets, spay and neuter, grants, Tennessee, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 2271 days ago -
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for animal spay and neuter grants. The grants support low-cost spay and neuter programs in Tennessee and are funded through Animal Friendly license plate sales.
Pending Bill Would Make Cockfighting a Felony in Tennessee
Animals  (tags: pending bill, laws, legislation, tennessee, cockfighting, felony, animal cruelty )

- 2288 days ago -
Tennessee is one of only 13 states with misdemeanor penalties for cockfighting, but a bill pending in both the state Senate and House of Representatives would elevate the crime to felony status. Popular in rural parts of the state, including small town

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