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Thousands of Thumbtacks Found in California Dog Park
Offbeat  (tags: thumbtacks, northern california dog park, animals, dogs, humans, pets, society )

- 7 hours ago -
Police say they have stepped up patrols and are considering putting cameras to try to catch whoever is spreading thousands of thumbtacks across a Northern California dog park.
Proposed Law Will "Bring An End to Greyhound Racing in Florida" and Kill Jobs, Racing Spokesperson Says
Animals  (tags: greyhounf racing, florida, florida legislature, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, humans )

- 7 hours ago -
A law currently moving through the Florida Legislature could result in a drastic reduction of greyhound racing in the state. Greyhound advocates think that would be wonderful.
PETITION - Ban Animal Use in University Medical Training
Animals  (tags: medical training, universities, mistreatment of animals, Animal Cruelty, prevention of further mistreatment, needless suffering, animalrights, animalwelfare, ethics, stronger protection laws )

- 19 hours ago -
The practice of using live or dead animals during medical training, especially surgical training, has almost been completely eradicated. However, Johns Hopkins University in Maryland still continues this practice.
PETITION - Applaud Lifelong Protector of Madagascar's Lemurs
Animals  (tags: madagascar lemur, safety and protection, animalwelfare, animalrights, prevention of wildlife loss, conservation, preserving species, rescuers )

- 19 hours ago -
The lemur could be completely extinct in as few as 25 years as one of the most endangered animals on Earth. Dr. Jonah Ratsimbazafy is a top primatologist who has made it his life's work to save these animals from extinction.
Heartbroken Bear Dies Days After Zoo Euthanizes His Only Friend
Animals  (tags: animals, wild animals, wildlife, sadness )

- 17 hours ago -
For the last 19 years, all that Goof and Amy had was one another - but the full extent of their bond couldn't have been made clearer than by their final days on Earth.
CUBA: US, Cuba New Deal Allows 20 Flights Daily Between Countries
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, GoodNews, goodnews, government, news, obama, politics, u.s., usa )

- 17 hours ago -
This spring, Carnival plans to send the first cruise ship to Cuba in more than 50 years.
Adorable Moment a Puppy Takes Her Adopted Opossum Babies Out for a Stroll on Her Back
Offbeat  (tags: possums, babies, puppy, dog, rescued )

- 7 hours ago -
A puppy and her baby opossums have been melting the hearts of strangers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after taking walks with the whole passel clinging on to her back.
Let Them Stay - PETITION
World  (tags: asylum seekers, australia, prime minister turnbull, Manus Island, Nauru, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, humans, world )

- 16 hours ago -
Right now there are 267 asylum seekers in Australia who Prime Minister Turnbull may send back to offshore detention camps on Manus Island and Nauru within days. Among the 267 people are young babies born in Australia
"Crush" Video Dude Found Guilty
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, crush videos, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, crime, cruelty, death, pets )

- 1 day ago -
A Houston man was found guilty of animal cruelty related to torture "crush" videos he produced with a woman who previously pleaded guilty to the same crime. Brent Justice's sentencing is scheduled for today. He faces a minimum of 25 years in prison.
Family's Missing Pets Tortured as 'Bait Dogs' Reunited With Their Owner
Animals  (tags: bait dog, reunited, dog fighting, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, humans )

- 1 day ago -
In Arlington, Texas, a family were happily reunited with their missing dogs after one year, however the circumstances were different and no one can be sure what horrible experiences the dogs had to experience, reports CbsLocalNews.
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