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Solicitor Jailed for Allowing Her Dog to Starve to Death
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, abused, cruelty, dogs, death )

- 1475 days ago -
Katy Gammon, 27, from Lawrence Weston, locked her Boxer dog Roxy in the kitchen of her home with no food or water and tied the door shut with rope. Gammon was also banned from keeping animals for life at Bristol Magistrates' Court.
Badger Cull Expansion Abandoned After Trial Failure
Animals  (tags: )

- 1481 days ago -
UK government abandons the badger cull.
Badger Cull Halted
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, protection, death, cruelty )

- 1606 days ago -
The badger cull in Gloucestershire is being called off because not enough animals have been killed to meet targets. The licence has been revoked by Natural England and the cull will end at 12:00 GMT on Saturday, a spokesman said.
Seasonal Canine Illness Study Focuses on Harvest Mites
Animals  (tags: suffering, AnimalWelfare, Dogs health )

- 1662 days ago -
A mystery illness which has killed dogs in Nottinghamshire and Norfolk might have been caused by mites, vets have said.Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI) is associated with animals which have been walked in wooded areas or parkland in the autumn months.
Epic Photographic Odyssey That Documented Native Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, usa, interesting )

- 1971 days ago -
An early 1900s a photographer called Edward Curtis had a big idea: to capture on film the last remaining American-Indian tribes before they disappeared completely.
Bee Swarm Attacks Monks in Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: culture, unusual, off-beat )

- 2129 days ago -
Dozens of novice monks have been taken to hospital after an attack by a swarm of bees in northern Thailand.
Terrier Tinks Gets Head Stuck in Spare Wheel
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, protection, rescued, good news )

- 2224 days ago -
A terrier who managed to get her head stuck in the centre of a vehicle spare wheel has made a full recovery. The moral of this story is 'keep spare parts out of reach of pets'
Victory! Korea Commits to End Bear Farming
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, abuse, GoodNews, suffering )

- 2255 days ago -
At last some good news for bears bred for bile; still more to be done though. If any petitions come your way, do please sign them.
How Plants Warn Each Other of Danger
Offbeat  (tags: humor, plants, unusual, experiments )

- 2267 days ago -
Tear a leaf off a plant and it warns other plants close by of the danger....bizarre! Science experiments unlock the key to plant communication.
Devon Charity Rehouses Last Battery Hen
Animals  (tags: rescued, GoodNews, animalrights, AnimalWelfare )

- 2307 days ago -
A chicken - being described as "Britain's last battery hen" - is to be given a new home in Devon later. The hen, named Liberty, is being re-housed in time for the EU-wide ban on small, cramped cages.
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