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

- 859 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.
Giant Saltwater Crocodile Captured Alive in Philippines
Animals  (tags: reptile, giant crocodile, captured )

- 1542 days ago -
Villagers and veteran hunters have captured a one-ton, 21-foot long reptile which they plan to make the star of a planned ecotourism park. About 100 people had to pull the crocodile from a creek to a clearing where a crane lifted it into a truck.
Vick's Autograph Session Pits Fans Against Animal Rights Backers
Animals  (tags: Michael Vick, dog fighting, animal rights activists )

- 1620 days ago -
Hundreds gathered Sunday to either lambaste Michael Vick for running a dog-fighting ring or praise him for leading the Philadelphia Eagles to the NFL playoffs. The admitted dog killer spent more than 2 hours taking photos and signing autographs with fans
Bodies of Culled Sled Dogs Exhumed Near Whistler
Animals  (tags: dogs, sled dogs, culled, allegations, investigation, mass grave, exhumations )

- 1660 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 )

- 1710 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.
Sizzle the Wildfire Cat Still Waiting For Owner
Animals  (tags: cat, rescued after wildfire, suffering from burns, unclaimed by owner )

- 1894 days ago -
Sizzle, the male cat found cowering under a rock after the Fourmile Canyon fire, still remains unclaimed. He suffered burns to his paw pads, nose and ears - and the indignity of singed whiskers. He'll be placed for adoption if the owner doesn't turn up.
Donations Needed For Attacked Dog's Care
Animals  (tags: dog, attacked, severe injuries, slowly healing, vet bills, DONATIONS NEEDED )

- 1973 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....
Humane Society Holds Pit Bull Adoption Event
Animals  (tags: dogs, pit bulls, Humane Society, special adoption event, Charlotte, N.C )

- 2056 days ago -
They've been tagged as dangerous dogs, but workers at the Humane Society think pit bulls get a bad rap. Saturday, they are hosting an adoption party. They hope the "Adopt-A-Bull" party saves at least 8 or 9 dogs that are in need of a good home.
Local Dog Detectives Search For Missing Animals
Animals  (tags: pets, dogs, lost, missing, search, dog detectives )

- 2093 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! )

- 2112 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....
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