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VICTORY VICTORY Two Pro-Wildlife Bills Become Law In California
Offbeat  (tags: VICTORY, AB 711, (AB 1213), Governor Jerry Brown, protection, environment, ecosystems, CoolStuff, conservation, babies, activists, conservation, endangered, forests, nature, protection, wildlife, GoodNews, animalwelfare, extinction, animalrights, animalad )

- 719 days ago -
Governor Jerry Brown signed two important bills into law last Friday, October 11 - the Bobcat Protection Act (AB 1213), which sets no-trapping buffer zones around Joshua Tree National Park and other parks where bobcats are protected, and AB 711,
Detroit Rallies for Rescued Dog Found Skinned
Offbeat  (tags: fund raiser available, abuse, activists, americans, sadness, safety, violence, treatment, safety, prevention, medicine, healthcare, health, abused, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, protection, sadness, suffering, pets )

- 754 days ago -
Staff at a Garden City rescue group are calling a case of animal abuse one of the worst they've ever seen: a rat terrier was abandoned after being stabbed and partially skinned. Veterinarian Amanda Houk with Patty after her five-hour surgery.
ACTION NEEDED Ask Animal Shelter to Offer Animal-Friendly Menus at Fundraising Events
Offbeat  (tags: fundraising events, offering animal-friendly menu choices, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, protection, pets, cruelty, death, animalrights, food, protection, prevention, safety, treatment )

- 843 days ago -
Animal shelters frequently host fundraising events in order to support the ever-growing need of funding for their life saving operations. Often these organizations spend countless hours and resources rescuing dogs, cats, chickens, rabbits,
Offbeat  (tags: Thailand, Brigitte Bardot, Dog Meat Trade, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, dogs, cats, cruelty, death, humans, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, business, crime, ethics, food, protection, women, world, off-beat )

- 872 days ago -
The French actress Brigitte Bardot invites the Thailand Prime Minister watching a documentary made by Thai activists posted on YouTube titled "Hell on Earth - Thailand's Dog Meat Trade". / PLEASE SIGN SOI DOG PETITION!!!
UK: Brigitte Bardot Launches Attack on Queen's Favorite Grocer Fortnum and Mason Over 'Cruel' Foie Gras
Offbeat  (tags: UK, Brigitte Bardot, geese, Foie Gras, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, ethics, humans, investigation, protection, suffering, business, food, world, off-beat )

- 872 days ago -
The French star has written a scathing letter to Fortnum & Mason's chief executive Ewan Venters, labeling him an "imbecile" for promoting the controversial pate, which is made from the engorged livers of force-fed geese. SIGN THE PETITION!
Puppy Survives Nearly A Month Locked In Impounded Car (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, 12-week-old, puppy, kia, survivor, animalcruelty, animalrights, investigation, video )

- 882 days ago -
According to KCTV, the 12-week-old puppy, who rescuers have name Kia, was discovered in a 1990 Chevrolet Suburban that was towed to a city lot on April 8. Because the vehicle was locked, authorities were not permitted to enter, the news source reports.
Pianos for Pooches Benefits Homeless Hounds
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, dogs, pets, protection, rescued, unusual )

- 886 days ago -
Rev up the Dueling Pianos for Pianos For Pooches on Mother's Day weekend in suburban Chicago to Benefit Homeless Hounds Rescue.
Healing A Shelter Dog's Broken Back and Wounded Spirit
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, cruelty, animalcruelty, goodnews, GoodNews, pets, rescued, suffering, dogs, abused, animalwelfare, society )

- 891 days ago -
Janie was brought to the shelter after being runover by a car. In so much pain, she was too scared to let anyone near her. Surgery was able to repair her broken back, but she really needed help repairing her soul. Watch what one man did to help to her.
Victory! England and Wales Ban Wild-Animal Acts in Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, animaladvocates, animalrights, cruelty, GoodNews, investigation, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, lies, business, money, safety, world, goodnews, interesting )

- 899 days ago -
Pressure has been mounting for the past few years for the government to make this historic move, particularly after animal rights advocates released an undercover video that showed a groom at Bobby Roberts Super Circus who kicked an Asian elephant
Offbeat  (tags: Russia, stray dogs, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, ethics, habitat, humans, pets, protection, funny, interesting, news, off-beat, pictures, protection, society, unusual, world, video, SMART DOGS! )

- 902 days ago -
SMART DOGS: The Russian subway system can be crowded, but not for the usual reasons. In Moscow, 35,000 stray dogs actively use the subway to move around the city. PHOTOS & VIDEO
ACTION NEEDED Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal
Offbeat  (tags: coal, clearing its natural ecosystems, protection, safety, society, world, interesting, environment, animals, healthcare, family, illness, prevention, protection, safety, risks, treatment, health, environment, disease, death, medicine, sadness, suffering, s )

- 914 days ago -
Yet India is heading towards social and ecological collapse unless it stops burning coal and clearing its natural ecosystems, especially important old-growth forest remnants.
Tom and Misha - Back to the Blue Ocean Where They Were Born Free -VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: Dolphin, released, home free, Born Free, save, endangered, water, animalrights, white-flag dolphin, species, animaladvocates, environment, conservation, protection, extinction, abuse )

- 918 days ago -
It's been almost a year since Tom and Misha were released from captivity. I wanted to share as we need to be reminded that our words and efforts do make a difference. This was a feel good video much needed today.
Inside the Wolf Hunter's Mind
Offbeat  (tags: funny, goodnews, interesting, safety, protection, wildlife, animals, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animaladvocates, cruelty, death, suffering, sadness, protection, slaughter, GoodNews, extinction, crime, killed, killing )

- 930 days ago -
Talk about a disgusting place to be. It is a good article
UT City Councilman Resigns After Shooting Neighbor's Chihuahua
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, crime, pets, humans, suffering, investigation, animalrights, dogs, animals, humans, news )

- 937 days ago -
A man who had served on the city council of tiny Tabiona, Utah, for about six years resigned May 17 after admitting to police that he shot his neighbor's teacup Chihuahua for barking, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

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