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Do Lions Belong in a Circus?
Offbeat  (tags: protest, gold coast australia, circus, wild animals, activists, animal protection )

- 937 days ago -
You know what they say about the Gold Coast - beautiful one day, forcing lions to perform circus tricks the next. Read on for the full story and what you can do to help. Traditionally, you can find clowns INSIDE the circus. But on the Gold Coast
India: Excellent News ! - 120-Year-Old Tradition of Animal Sacrifice Ends After 12 Year Battle.
Offbeat  (tags: village, children, education, animal welfare, animal protection, legalisation )

- 1159 days ago -
Every year, Rajo Sankranti (a mass festival in Odisha, India) is a feast day for the villagers of Srirampur and its neighboring villages under the Pattamundai police limit, where hundreds of animals are killed for the Deity Maa Ramchandi, Srirampur
National Justice for Animals Week- February 19-25, 2012
Offbeat  (tags: fighting animal abuse, animal advocates, animal protection, animal welfare )

- 1283 days ago -
Animal victims of abuse cannot speak for themselves--so concerned citizens and our legal system must speak up for them. That's why the Animal Legal Defense Fund has created National Justice for Animals Week--
Some Good News and Some Victories for Animals in 2011
Offbeat  (tags: all creatures org, animal welfare, good news, animal protection, animal advocates )

- 1346 days ago -
THANK YOU for every single thing you did to make a difference for animals in 2011!! We know there are many more victories and many more good news items for animals in 2011.
SoCal City Kicks Out Rodeos, Circuses & Pet Sales
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- 1415 days ago -
Orange County's city of Irvine voted last night in favor of a sweeping animal welfare ordinance outlawing the retail sale of cats and dogs, any circus with exotic animals, as well as giving the boot to rodeos. Yahoo!
WeHo Says Hell No To Fur
Offbeat  (tags: west hollywood, animal welfare, legalisation, laws, animal protection )

- 1543 days ago -
-- No cat declawing. No dogs or cats for sale in pet stores. Now -- no fur for sale. Last month, the forward-thinking West Hollywood City Council voted to forbid the sale of fur within the city limits.
IAR to Take Part in Asia's Largest Animal Welfare Forum in China
Offbeat  (tags: international animal rescue, animal welfare, china forum, animal activits, animal protection )

- 1553 days ago -
International Animal Rescue representatives are travelling to China in June to take part in Asia's largest animal welfare forum. It will be the first time that the Asia for Animals Conference has been held in mainland China, as campaigners continue to
600 Million Stray Animals - A Global Endeavor to End More Animal Suffering
Offbeat  (tags: 600 million organisation, animal protection, stray animals, promoting sterilization pills )

- 1563 days ago -
It is estimated that on any given day there are more than 600 million stray dogs living in desperate conditions around the world; and these strays give birth to between one and three BILLION puppies each year.
New Year's Resolutions to Help Animals
Offbeat  (tags: 2011, animal welfare, animal protection, animal advocates, animals family members )

- 1696 days ago -
It's a new year, and Advocacy for Animals has compiled a list of tips for people who would like to incorporate more animal-friendly practices into their daily lives. This is just a sampling of the many things you can do that will make the animals in your
Will the New Crush Video Ban Successfully Crush the Industry?
Offbeat  (tags: obama, signed new crush video ban, animal welfare, animal protection, against animal cruelty )

- 1718 days ago -
Let's all breathe a sigh of relief and pat ourselves on the backs. After nearly eight months without a ban on crush videos, President Obama last week signed a new bill into law. After the Supreme Court tossed out the old ban on crush videos
Remember When You Thought You Could Change the World?
Offbeat  (tags: better place for animals, animal advocates, animal protection, welfare, laws )

- 1737 days ago -
Each of us needs to return to that place and it's not an external location; it's something that within each of us. Let's dream about that world together. Let's dare to believe that against the odds, we can change the world and make it a far better
Offbeat  (tags: animal welfare, countries, animal protection, voting, politics, legalisation )

- 1775 days ago -
Animals can't vote, they can't protest, they can't lobby MPs. They are completely dependent on good, caring people to defend them from abuse and suffering. We know that most people are opposed to animal cruelty, but successive Governments have ignored
Advocating for Animals With Boycotts and Letter Writing
Offbeat  (tags: animal activist, animal advocates, boycott companies, letter writing, animal protection )

- 1788 days ago -
Boycotting a company or industry that profits from the suffering of animals is key to almost every form of activism. By taking away the financial foundation of a company, they have little choice but to change how they do business
Animal Rights Alliance Launched
Offbeat  (tags: taiwan, animal rights alliance, launching, animal advocates, animal protection )

- 1789 days ago -
Dozens of animal rights activists coordinated through the Internet launched the Animal Protection Policy Watch Alliance yesterday, calling on mayoral and councilor candidates taking part in next month's special municipality elections to promise better
Human Rights Valued Over Animal Rights
Offbeat  (tags: human rights, animal rights, animal welfare, animal protection, attitudes )

- 1799 days ago -
After recent articles in The Daily Gamecock and the recent discussions in our nation regarding stem cells, I think it is time for some raised consciousness in regards to how we treat animals. This may seem like a strange connection, but what seems

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