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'Banned' Pitbull Used as a Police Sniffer Dog Put Down at RSPCA
Offbeat  (tags: Banned, Pitbull, sad news, euthanised, sniffer dog, Taunton )

- 15 days ago -
A POLICE sniffer dog with "great potential" has been put to sleep at a Taunton RSPCA centre after being found to be a banned breed.
Battery Hens "Could Be Banned"
Offbeat  (tags: Battery hens, banned, cruelty, good news, ten years )

- 33 days ago -
Battery hens may be banned within 10 years if new government plans announced today go ahead. Successive governments have been under increasing pressure to ban the practice that animal rights campaigners say is cruel.
Japan Says It Wants To Resume Larger Annual Whale Hunt
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, whaling, banned, non scientific, loophole, resumes, ban )

- 46 days ago -
Japan, which earlier this year said it would scale back what it has described as "research whaling," is signaling that it wants to go back to a larger hunt.
New Hope For Ferret Owners Over New York Ban
Offbeat  (tags: New York, ferrets, banned, hope, law )

- 48 days ago -
New York residents have been banned from owning ferrets since they were outlawed by former mayor Rudolph Giuliani 15 years ago on the grounds they are considered wild and dangerous animals.
Norway Store Caught Selling Wolfskin Rugs
Offbeat  (tags: Norway, selling, wolf rugs, banned, illegal, furniture store )

- 61 days ago -
An upmarket furniture shop in Norway has outraged animal rights activists after it was caught selling wolfskin rugs - despite the fact that the wolf is an endangered animal in the country.
Great News! - Malmaison and Hotel Du Vin Say 'Non' to Foie Gras
Offbeat  (tags: Foie Gras, banned, hotels, malmaison, good news )

- 84 days ago -
nationwide boutique hotel groups Malmaison and Hotel du Vin have made the compassionate decision to ban the foodstuff from all their menus in a total of 28 hotels throughout the UK.
Subway Removes Ham and Bacon From Nearly 200 Stores After 'Strong Demand' From Muslims Who Can Only Eat Halal Meat
Offbeat  (tags: Subway, banned, pork, ham, Muslim, halal, cruelty )

- 85 days ago -
Fast food giant Subway has removed ham and bacon from almost 200 outlets, and switched to halal meat alternatives in an attempt to please its Muslim customers.
Call to Ban Animal Testing of Legal Highs for Good
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, animal testing, legal highs, banned, New Zealand )

- 89 days ago -
Peter Dunne has announced that all 'legal highs' that have temporary approvals are to be banned in New Zealand when new legislation passes in early May.
Starwood Hotels Announces Ban on Shark Fin in All Hotels Worldwide
Offbeat  (tags: Shark fin soup, banned, good news, Starwood hotels )

- 109 days ago -
Company Commits to Preserving Endangered Species by Eliminating Traditional Luxury Dish Ingredient From All Restaurant and F&B Venues by Year-End.
Girl With Bow Hairstyle Barred From School Pictures (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: hair bow style, 4 yr. old girl, banned, school pictures, Kent England, Lady Gaga, sadness, upset, video, today show )

- 790 days ago -
We used to get totally psyched over picture day at school. Then again, we were never banned from our own school photos like this little girl from Kent, England.
Geese Live Freely In CA
Offbeat  (tags: victory, foie gras, banned, calfornia, geese, welfare )

- 996 days ago -
(FOIE GRAS BANNED) CALIFORNIA -- Chefs may call it a delicacy, foodies may call it exquisite, but animal activists are up-in-arms over it.
Victory! Indian 'Running of the Bulls' Banned .
Offbeat  (tags: victory, laws, animal protection animal welfare, jalliikita, banned )

- 1092 days ago -
After aggressive campaigning by PETA India--including a lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of India--the Ministry of Environment and Forests has added bulls to a directive thatlists animals (bears, monkeys, tigers, lions and panthers) who are prohibited
Russia May Ban Tigers, Crocodiles as Pets
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, crocodiles, wild animals, banned, russia, not pets, laws, legalisation )

- 1339 days ago -
Crocodiles, tigers and penguins may soon disappear from Russian homes if the parliament clears a bill that bans "exotic" animals from being kept as pets. A bill on animal care that is pending with the parliament may include a list of animals that are
Complaints Over BBC Screening of Horse Mutilations
Offbeat  (tags: BBC, complains, BVA, ponies, annual identication, ear markings, mulitations, banned )

- 1343 days ago -
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has contacted the BBC programme 'Countryfile' following the broadcast of an item on identifying wild ponies in North Wales using 'ear marking' on 31st October 201
No More Three-Legged Lobos
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, wolves, traps, banned )

Cher Away
- 1366 days ago -
Steel-jawed traps, once commonly used by fur-trappers throughout the majority of the Mexican wolf recovery area in New Mexico and Arizona, have been banned.

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