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The Government Purged Animal Welfare Data. So This Guy Is Publishing It
Animals  (tags: USDA, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, crime, dogs, cats )

- 334 days ago -
An Arizona man has published thousands of animal welfare documents on his website since the government purged the once-public information & pledges to keep digging up data until federal officials reverse course.
Tell Congress: The USDA Must Restore Its Animal Welfare Database
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animals, ethics, politics, protection, USDA )

- 342 days ago -
On Feb. 3, without warning, the USDA shut down its publicly available animal welfare database, known as the Animal Care Information System. This will make it harder to find out how animals are used in laboratories and whether those facilities are...
Care Petition: Demand That the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protect North Carolina Red Wolves
Animals  (tags: wolves, animals, USDA, suffering )

- 749 days ago -
Please sign the petition at: that-the-u.s.-fish-and-wildlife-service-protect-no rth-carolina-red-wolves
Stop the USDA Slaughter of America's Wolves PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering, USDA )

- 770 days ago -
It is unethical and inappropriate for a federal agency to serve as a hired wildlife extermination agency of any particular state, since that federal agency is supposed to serve the interests of all Americans and of American wildlife as well
Petition: Stop the USDA From Killing Wildlife
Animals  (tags: usda, killing wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity )

- 829 days ago -
In a 2015 press release from The Center for Biological Diversity, data showed that the USDAs Wildlife Services killed over 2.7 million animals during fiscal year 2014, including wolves, coyotes, bears, mountain lions,
Animal Rights Group Says Animal Deaths at Johns Hopkins Violated Law
Animals  (tags: animal rights, complaints filed, USDA, investigation )

- 1112 days ago -
Stop Animal Exploitation Now, which opposes all animal experimentation, has filed complaints under the Animal Welfare Act against several universities, including the University of Maryland.
Washington Can't Ignore This Elephant in the Room! ~ Demo on Capitol Hill for Nosey & Other Circus Elephants
Animals  (tags: Circus, Elephant Nosey, USDA, Suffering, Abused, Cruelty, Sign and Share, Take Action, Seize Nosey Now )

- 1159 days ago -
People from all over the USA took to Capitol Hill to call out the USDA for their complete inaction in helping Nosey & other lame circus elephants who have painful & life-threatening arthritis DEMAND THAT THEY SEIZE NOSEY on the link at bottom of the page
USDA: Yellowstone Bison Could Launch New Herds Without Risking Cattle
Animals  (tags: USDA, bison, cattle ranchers, American buffalo, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, slaughter, killing, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat, environment )

- 1422 days ago -
Zuckerman reports: "But representatives of cattle producers who have long fought to keep Yellowstone's wild bison, or buffalo, from straying outside the park say their concerns are not entirely allayed by the study."
Tell USDA to Stop Public Contact With Captive Wildlife
Animals  (tags: USDA, wildlife, wildanimals, ethics, humans, sadness, suffering, animalwelfare, animalrights )

- 1461 days ago -
As you may know, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversees Animal Welfare Act regulations concerning captive wildlife. However, it does very little in monitoring public handling of wildlife, like baby tigers, lions, bears, and primates....
Tell North Carolina Wildlife Commission: Revoke License of Animal Welfare Violator Jambbas Ranch Tours
Animals  (tags: USDA, North Carolina, animal welfare, animal rights, cruelty, Jambbas Ranch Tours, Ben the Bear )

- 1485 days ago -
More than seven months ago, the USDA charged Jambbas Ranch Tours in Fayetteville, NC, with nearly a dozen violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act. Despite this, the dismal menagerie is still holding many animals in deplorable conditions.
USDA: No More Lion Burgers! Ban the Sale of Lion Meat
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, humans, USDA )

- 1853 days ago -
I just signed the petition "USDA: No More Lion Burgers! Ban the Sale of Lion Meat" on
Please Sign: Tell USDA to End Torture of Tennessee Walking Horses: Enforce the Horse Protection Act
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, horses, Tennessee Walking, illegal trainers, soring, horse shows, USDA, Horse Proteciton Act, crime, law, protection, suffering )

- 2075 days ago -
Recently released film from a Humane Society investigation shows TW Horses are being badly abused. Despite the banning of "soring," applying caustic chemicals to horse legs to cause pain and accentuated gait, the torture has gone on, improperly checked.
Please Sign: Make Organic Humane
Animals  (tags: poultry, organic, inhumane, standards, NOSB, USDA, food, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, abuse, animals, protection, suffering, ethics, animalrights, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys )

- 2083 days ago -
Join ASPCA and insist that the National Organic Standards Board insure the humane treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese raised for organic food. Current and proposed rules don't protect birds from beak trimming, force-feeding & other cruelties.
DO IT. MAKE THE DIFFERENCE. Urge USDA To Take Action And Save Ben The Bear! SIGN!
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, crime, bears, suffering, society, wildanimals, ethics, USDA, law )

- 2090 days ago -
Save Ben the Bear from living alone in a barren wire cage on a concrete floor. His owner, Jambbas Ranch Tours in North Carolina, is supposed to follow the Animal Welfare Act, but it violates the law and neglects Ben and its many other animals.
THANKS LOADS USDA. Commend the USDA for Posting Humane Slaughter Records Online. SIGN!
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, death, crime, habitat, protection, slaughter, killing, pets, law, USDA, suffering, investigation, humans, animals lovers )

- 2099 days ago -
After a year and a half since the Animal Welfare Institute sent its first petition to the USDA requesting humane slaughter records be made available to the public, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service responded last month by posting the records

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