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Chicago Bans the Sale of Puppy Mill Pups in Pet Stores!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, puppy mills )

- 254 days ago -
Last week, with ALDF support, Chicago passed a landmark ordinance that will ban Chicago pet stores from selling puppies, cats, or bunnies that originate from "puppy mills" (large-scale breeding facilities).
Man Charged After Dead Horse Found Hanging From Tree
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cruelty, horses, suffering )

- 250 days ago -
A man charged with animal cruelty in 2012 is once again behind bars in Clarksville after a dead horse was found hanging from a tree on his property.
Christmas Miracle: Deserted Dog Gets Second Leash On Life
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, suffering, rescued )

- 342 days ago -
A dog named Miley is making headlines this week with her miraculous story of survival. Miley was left in a pile of garbage and had to fend for herself for several months. Covered in infections, mange, and suffering from parasites, she was in for a long
Of Tiger and Lion Bones and the Legalizing of the Rhino Horn Trade
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, suffering, rhinos, trade )

- 360 days ago -
There has never been a valid explanation how tiger farming in any form will support the conservation of wild tigers since they cannot be reintroduced into the wild. Commercial captive breeding might be viewed as having the potential to satisfy demand and
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
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- 75 days ago -
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
Beijing Zoo: Atrocities Reflecting a Global Issue
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, Beijing zoo )

- 283 days ago -
Chains, starvation and concrete enclosures; it's all happening at the zoo, no matter how much we don't want to believe it's true
Big Cats Are Beautiful But This Is Why They Should NEVER Be Pets
Offbeat  (tags: animals, big cats, pets, protection, suffering, wild animals )

- 216 days ago -
Don't be deceived by a tiger's or lion's good looks. These big cats (and others) may be beautiful and seem cuddly at first but they are NOT pets.
Rescuing Tinsel
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, cats, rescued )

- 331 days ago -
When she was only a few months old, Tinsel reportedly fell from a three-story balcony, injuring both of her front legs. But instead of getting her the medical attention she needed, her family planned to just get rid of her instead.
From Flames to Freedom: Lubcho, the Dog Without a Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, suffering, protection, environment )

- 182 days ago -
Bulgaria is a country that boasts spectacular beauty and a fascinating culture. Sadly, it also has a massive population of stray dogs. In villages, towns, and the backstreets of cities, stray dogs rummage through bins, sleep in the cold, and
Ezra the Rooster Sacrificed, Then Saved
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering )

- 299 days ago -
Nothing could have prepared me for the series of texts and emails I received last night describing a ritual "offering" of a live rooster who was found with his legs tied very tightly together and placed at a headstone in a cemetery
A Holiday Home for Bear
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, rescued, dogs )

- 331 days ago -
Sometimes love comes just in the nick of time. This was definitely the case for Bear, a severely neglected dog who was near death and suffering acutely when two Pasado's volunteers stumbled upon him.
URGENT : Shubenacadie Wildlife Park Bears Said to Be on Death Row
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, killing, bears, wildlife park )

- 218 days ago -
"I guess the plan is, once they euthanize sisters Cinnamon and Ginger, they're bringing these two new bears out and they're hoping that nobody notices the difference,
Djimba in France and the Story of Blind Galgo Maik
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- 257 days ago -
This is the story of Maik, a blind galgo who arrived at Djimba, Betty's sanctuary Djimba in France. Here she tells his story as far as is known.
After 14 Years in Captivity, Tony the Truck Stop Tiger May Remain a Prisoner
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, protection, tigers, suffering )

- 193 days ago -
Still, the question remains: why is half the legislative body of Louisiana supporting the continued confinement of a wild animal?
8 Reasons Why There Is No 'Fun' in Animal Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

- 218 days ago -
When most people hear the word "circus," some of the immediate images conjured up in their minds - clowns and trapeze artists, cotton candy, and face paint - are symbolic of innocent, playful fun. But how about captive elephants, lions, and other

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