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ACTION ALERT: Speak Loud, Speak Volumes! Tougher Laws for Animal Abuse! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: virginia, legalisation, animal welfare, animal protection laws, animal cruelty, felony, crime )

- 2528 days ago -
The purpose of this petition is to show Virginia Legistlators that we want tougher laws passed to show that Virginians will not tolerate animal abuse. Tougher laws and tougher penalties will help crack down on the senseless abuse that animals face each
Animal Protection Included in Domestic Violence Bill TAKE WOO-HOO ACTION!!!
Animals  (tags: animalrights, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, protection, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, virginia, legislature, goodnews )

- 2663 days ago -
The Virginia legislature is considering a bill (HB 1716) focused on protecting children, families and individuals who have been stalked, abused, or sexually battered. The bill also includes references to protecting animals from individuals who commit
Beach Cat Stabbed in Burglary Appears on CBS 'Early Show-VIDEO
Animals  (tags: stabbing, television, cat, pet, survivor, interview, Virginia, robbery )

- 3176 days ago -
A cat that survived being stabbed three times during a burglary in Virginia Beach last week appeared on the CBS "Early Show" this morning. Hershey meowed and squirmed during his segment as he appeared with his owners, who talked with show host Harry
Virginia Is for Dog Lovers
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, Virginia, AnimalWelfare, pets, protection, environment )

- 3313 days ago -
There is more to do with your dog in Virginia then you can shake a stick at. One look at the official website and your head will be spinning with possibilities for dog-friendly adventure.
Pups Credited With Saving Boy 3 ~ Video
Animals  (tags: virginia, animals, dogs, puppies, boy, lost in woods, hero's, kept him warm )

- 3450 days ago -
Two puppies are being credited with saving the life of a three-year-old boy after he spent 20 hours lost in the woods of Virginia. TODAY's Natalie Morales reports
Bengal Tiger Bites Young Worker at Virginia Zoo
Animals  (tags: virginia, zoolife, wild animals, wildlife, big cats, bengal tiger, bite, humans, habitat, endangered, extinction, sadness, protection )

- 3468 days ago -
LURAY, Va. -- A 16-year-old employee of a small Virginia zoo is recovering after a tiger bit her when she tried to pet it. Zoo owner Jennifer Westhoff says the girl lost her pinky and had cuts on her hand. She was showing a 5-year-old Bengal tiger name
Monkeys Mistreated at VCU
Animals  (tags: virginia, wildlife, wild animals, monkey's, research, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 3503 days ago -
University denies charge by animal-rights activists on rhesus monkey research. An animal-welfare group has obtained lab records from Virginia Commonwealth University that it says document the suffering of rhesus monkeys used in research. The Ohio-based
(VIDEO--NOTHING- -GRAPHIC--JUST INFO>) Death Row Horses - Virginia Horse Range
Animals  (tags: CALL PROTEST, VIRGINIA, WILD HORSES, MUSTANGS, endangered, slaughter, suffering, sadness, protection, animalwelfare, habitat, humans, animaladvocates )

- 3626 days ago -
THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA wants to remove largest herd of horses in US on public land. If he gets his way, they will likely end up in slaughter houses in Canada and Mexico. PLEASE CALL AND PROTEST THE SLAUGHTER!
Good News - Virginia Passes Bill HB 538, Limits Number of Dogs in Puppy Mills!
Animals  (tags: good news, virginia, laws, legislation, limits number of dogs, animal welfare, animal advocates )

- 3672 days ago -
Every day the fight against puppy mills continues and so often only small strives are made due to opposition but finally Virginia has made a big step! We can only hope that more states can follow their lead. It's not an absolute answer but as an advocate
Four Dolphins Stranded on Eastern Shore Put Down
Animals  (tags: virginia, marine wildlife, dolphins, mud flats, starnded, euthanized, protection, endangered, habitat, extinction )

- 3727 days ago -
Virginia Aquarium officials say four dolphins stranded on Virginia's Eastern Shore have been euthanized. The dolphins were spotted Tuesday near Cape Charles and became stranded on mud flats. The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team tried to res
Will PETA Be Classified as Slaughterhouse?
Animals  (tags: PETA, slaughterhouse, Center for Consumer Freedom, Virginia, ethics, cruelty, abuse, animals, dogs, cats, slaughter )

- 3751 days ago -
The nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom formally petitioned Virginia's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), requesting that the government agency officially reclassify People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) as a slaughter
200 Animals Removed From Va. Beach Home
Animals  (tags: virginia, animals, pets, rescued, euthanized, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, humans, protection )

- 3763 days ago -
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Authorities say they removed nearly 200 animals from a Virginia Beach home, including 89 frozen ferret carcasses. Police spokeswoman Margie Long says animal control agents found more than 100 live ferrets, a dog, a bird and t
ACTION ALERT - ANIMAL CRUELTY - Black Vulture Trapping and Killing
Animals  (tags: USA, Virginia, wildlife persecution, Black Vulture, vulture culling, human pollution, clearcutting, animal cruelty, dishonest officials )

- 3861 days ago -
This will be the 4th cull of it's kind and it may not even be legal. The past three have been controversial, but the one planned for this week was withheld from the public and permits may not have been legally drawn - please contact officials to PROTEST!
2007 Marks End of Gas Chamber for Cats and Dogs in Virginia
Animals  (tags: virginia, end of gas chambers end of 2007, animal shelters, animal torture, killings, animal cruelty, torture chambers )

- 3937 days ago -
Commonwealth of Virginia is phasing out the use of carbon monoxide gas to euthanize cats and dogs in animal shelters by the end of 2007. "This move to a more humane form of euthanasia speaks volumes about the commitment of Virginia's animal shelters,
Virginia Should Outlaw 'Gassing' of Unwanted Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, animal abuse, animal torture, gas chamber, animal shelter, Virginia, Virginia legislature, Virginia General Assembly, Virginia Senate )

- 4087 days ago -
If the euthanasia of unwanted pets offends you, particularly a graphic description, it might be better if you skipped this column. Or you can read on and get some education about the issue, and then ask your state legislator why Virginia still allows [it]

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