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Framingham Police: Man Whipped Overheated Dogs
Animals  (tags: dogs, abused, animal cruelty, whipped )

- 1524 days ago -
A Framingham man forced two dogs to pull a cart full of cinder blocks and cement in extreme heat, whipping the dogs if they slowed down, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Bodies of Culled Sled Dogs Exhumed Near Whistler
Animals  (tags: dogs, sled dogs, culled, allegations, investigation, mass grave, exhumations )

- 2326 days ago -
The BC SPCA says it has new evidence as a result of the exhumations to forward to Crown counsel for possible animal cruelty charges, and the evidence will improve the lives of all working sled dogs in the province.
"Whale Wars" Activist Survives Quake
Animals  (tags: animal advocates, Sea Shepherd, Whale Wars, activist, Japan, earthquake )

- 2376 days ago -
Scott West, a veteran anti-porpoise hunting activist, documents and protests the killing of the mammals. His actions are deeply unpopular in many of the Japanese communities that cling to the tradition of catching and eating whale.
Donations Needed For Attacked Dog's Care
Animals  (tags: dog, attacked, severe injuries, slowly healing, vet bills, DONATIONS NEEDED )

- 2638 days ago -
Precious was recently attacked by something (but what is unknown) and suffered massive injuries that require urgent care. It's going to take three months for her to heal. Vet bills are adding up....
Local Dog Detectives Search For Missing Animals
Animals  (tags: pets, dogs, lost, missing, search, dog detectives )

- 2759 days ago -
Kat Manning and her dogs used to search for missing people, but the demand for missing pets grew so much that she changed focus in 2008 and started looking for animals. "We get a scent article of your pet, like a bed or a toy or something," explained....
Hermiston's "Highway Dog" Rescued
Animals  (tags: dog, stray, living along highway, evading capture for years, pregnant, 8 puppies, finally rescued, good news! )

- 2778 days ago -
Bella evaded capture for several years as she wandered near Highway 395. Many people tried to catch the canine over the years, getting oh-so-close only to watch the black lab-cross dash away. A year ago, during one capture attempt, Bella raced onto....
Cat By the Pound
Animals  (tags: cats, older cats, adoptions, often overlooked, special adoption event )

- 2992 days ago -
The Quincy Humane Society is holding an adoption event to try to adopt some of their adult cats that are often overlooked. "People come in frequently to look for cute little kittens and often overlook the fat older population of cats," said Laura Denum -
Bark For Life to Raise Funds to Fight Animal Cancer
Animals  (tags: pets, cancers, raising awareness, raising funds, walk-a-thon )

- 3027 days ago -
The first Bark for Life event will be held on Saturday, June 13. Bark for Life is a non-competitive walk-a-thon aimed at raising awareness and funds for the fight against human and animal cancers.
Veteran Horse Dies at Rolex; Top Two Riders Switch Places on Leader Board
Animals  (tags: horse, competition, fell, died, cause of death to be determined, necropsy )

- 3069 days ago -
A veteran horse collapsed and died on the cross country track of the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event Saturday, marring the competition for the second year in a row. King Pin, a 13-year-old Irish sport horse, fell after the 10th fence.
Cat Left at Shelter in Teapot Highlights Struggles of Pet Owners
Animals  (tags: pets, cat, left at shelter, stuffed into teapot )

- 3077 days ago -
The society charges a surrender fee of $65 for people who want to leave their pets. That, coupled with a waiting list for space due to maxed-out capacity, leaves some people dropping and dashing in any way, shape or creative form -- including teapots.
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