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Directing Her Rage, She's More Than a Girl in a Cage
Offbeat  (tags: young school girl, queensland, australia, protested, against puppymills, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 1130 days ago - smh.com.au
A Gold Coast schoolgirl has locked herself in a dog cage for 24 hours in an effort to draw attention to "puppy mills".
Giovanni Estrada, Accused Town 'N Country Cat Abuser Due Back in Court
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, animal abuser, news, law, Animal Cruelty )

Yrna
- 1293 days ago - wtsp.com
Town 'N Country, Florida - Giovanni Estrada, 20, is due back in a Hillsborough County courtroom Tuesday for a status hearing on his case involving two counts of Animal Cruelty. Estrada was arrested last year, accused of shooting his girlfriend's cat,
Trial Dismissed for Alleged Animal Abuser
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, animal abuser, news, law, Animal Cruelty )

Yrna
- 1293 days ago - wgrz.com
LOCKPORT, NY - The case against the man accused of beating "Daisy", a 3-month-old Lab mix pup, has been dismissed in Niagara County after a key witness backs out.John Faso, the Executive Director of the SPCA of Niagara tells Channel 2
U. of Wisconsin Vet Quits Over Animal Care Concerns
Offbeat  (tags: univeristy of wisconsin, veternarian, resigned, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 1313 days ago - opposingviews.com
Conditions for animals who were tormented in experiments at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison)--where sheep were abused and killed in cruel and illegal decompression experiments, among other horrors--are apparently so bad that they have
Cockfighting in Kentucky Puts State on the Naughty List
Offbeat  (tags: kentucky, cockfighting state, animal cruelty, animal activists )

Simone
- 1313 days ago - animals.change.org
During this time of year, Santa needs all the help he can get. Animal activists are helping out good ol' St. Nick by compiling their own lists of who's been naughty and who's been nice to our furry and feathered friends.
Double Trouble: U.K. Approves Sale of Cloned Meat
Offbeat  (tags: frankstein behaviour, england, cloned meat approval, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 1324 days ago - animals.change.org
Hello Dolly! The Food Standards Authority in England has declared that meat and milk from the descendants of cloned animals is safe to eat. The FSA supports no restrictions on the sale of food products from the offspring of cloned animals, which means
Poison in Fur
Offbeat  (tags: fur, studies, animal cruelty, hazards, humans, investigation )

Simone
- 1328 days ago - four-paws.org.uk
Fur is not only animal cruelty but can also be dangerous for humans: A study commissioned by FOUR PAWS reveals that fur fashion is contaminated with poisonous chemicals.
UPDATE: Man Found Dead in Ewell River Had Been Jailed for Horrific Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: update, dog torturer, jailed, found dead, animal cruelty, ewell river, animal abuser )

Simone
- 1331 days ago - yourlocalguardian.co.uk
A man found dead in a freezing Ewell river on Wednesday had been jailed last year for slashing the throat of his own dog. Jason Khalili, 52, of Hollymoor Lane, Epsom, was found guilty in July last year of the savage attack on his two year old Staff
"Gothic Kitten" Abuser Wants to Groom Pets Again
Offbeat  (tags: gothic kitten, abuser, groomed, abused kittens, animal cruelty, home based groomingbusiness )

Simone
- 1331 days ago - animals.change.org
After being convicted of animal cruelty earlier this year, Holly Crawford is asking a Pennsylvania judge to allow her to re-open her home-based animal grooming business. Better known as the "gothic kitten" seller, Crawford tried to sell three kittens on
More Than Two Million Birds Arrive at the Slaughterhouse Dead
Offbeat  (tags: reports, slaughterhouses, animal cruelty, 2 milion dead birds, arrival )

Simone
- 1333 days ago - all-creatures.org
The report reveals the shocking way birds are raised, handled, transported and slaughtered in Canada. Between 2007-2009, 44 undercover investigations at poultry farms, slaughterhouses and on transport trucks in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan,
Knock Out Dog Fighting
Offbeat  (tags: group, children, fighting against dog fighting, animal cruelty, teaching compassion, kindness )

Simone
- 1336 days ago - knockoutdogfighting.org
The Knock Out Dog Fighting program has been working to end violence in our communities and stop the torture of dogs used for dog fighting for over a decade. We continue to break new ground by reaching different audiences with the message that abuse,
Campaigners' Horror at Cloned Food on Supermarket Shelves
Offbeat  (tags: cloned animals, farm animals, campaigners, horrified, supermarket shelver, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 1338 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
They said there is "insufficient" research into the impact of cloned food on human health, and warned it is "impossible" to say whether genetic weakness is being bred into the food supply.
What the Halibut? Palin 'Snuff Film' Outrages Animal Rights Advocates
Offbeat  (tags: palin, outrage, clubbed fish to death, snuff film, outrage, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 1341 days ago - smh.com.au
US Republican darling Sarah Palin is under fire for apparently clubbing a fish to death, then holding its still-beating heart in her hands for television cameras in what a US animal rights group calls a "snuff video".
Animal Welfare Whistleblowers Don't Do It for the Money
Offbeat  (tags: animal whistlebowers, factory farms, animal cruelty, animal justice fund, animal advocates )

Simone
- 1343 days ago - abc.net.au
Whistleblowers are refusing to claim cash rewards offered by an animal welfare group to expose cruelty towards animals in factory farms. Up to $30,000 has been offered through the Animal Justice Fund for information, but so far, there have been no
Veterinarian Pleads Guilty to Arson and Animal Cruelty Charges
Offbeat  (tags: veternarian, burned animals to death, arson, charged, veterinary clinic, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 1347 days ago - myfoxal.com
A Gadsden veterinarian has plead guilty to charges stemming from setting fire to his veterinary clinic. In April of 2008, Dr. Jerry Wayne Handley's clinic on Highway 411 caught on fire. Seven animals died in the fire. Handley was arrested and accused

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