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Penniless Teacher Has Lived in Her Car for Four Months Because She Won't Give Uo Her Dogs
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, ethics, humans )

- 3 days ago -
She was offered emergency council accommodation - on condition that she gave up her two dogs Robbie and Cleo. But she refused to abandoned the mutts who she rescued on her European travels and was left with only her 20-year-old Alfa Romeo for shelter.
Sick Footage of Dog Tied to Bull's Back During Bullfight Sparks Outrage
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, dogs, suffering )

- 15 days ago -
A man can be clearly seen tying the dog down onto the back of the raging bull which is about to be sent out to a ring to be killed along with the dog. The dog can be heard yelping and barking as it is lashed tight to the bullâEUR(TM)s back.
Vicktory Dog Lance Is Gone But Will Never Be Forgotten
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, death, dogs, sadness )

- 20 days ago -
Lance was one of 22 dogs who came to Best Friends after being rescued from the property of NFL player Michael Vick in 2007. Today his friends are sad to hear of his passing but remember he made it to a home where he was safe and loved.
Bottled Birds: How Callous Smugglers Cram Cockatoos Into Plastic Bottles to Get Them Through Customs
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, ethics, investigation, wildlife )

- 20 days ago -
More than 24 critically endangered cockatoos were rescued by police after being found stuffed in water bottles for illegal trade. The Yellow-crested cockatoo was listed as a critically endangered species in 2007.
Nestle CEO: Water Id Not a Human Right, Should Be Privatized
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, death, ethics, politics )

- 27 days ago -
According to Peter Brabeck-Letmathe the former CEO of Nestle corporations should own all the water on the planet and youâEUR(TM)re not getting any unless you pay.
These Men Walked Half a Mile Through the Louisiana Swamp to Rescue An Injured Dog
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, GoodNews )

- 35 days ago -
The Louisiana State Police were called into action after a motorist reported seeing an injured dog alongside one of LousianaâEUR(TM)s major interstates. The dog had a severe leg injury and was covered with puncture wounds, but he seemed incredibly grateful
Dog Fighter Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, killing, protection, sadness )

- 46 days ago -
A Florida man will be spending the next 25 years in prison for his part in dog fighting and animal cruelty. Highlands County Humane Society President Judy Spiegel applauded the judge for the punishment.
Hemp Plane Running Off Hemp Fuel A Reality Within A Year
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, Sustainabililty )

- 46 days ago -
Canadian Derek Kesek is designing what will arguably be the most sustainable plane in the world. No less than 75% of this aircraft will be constructed with hemp, while the fuel source will consist of hemp bio-fuel
Dog Thief Down: Pet Lovers Turned Vigilantes in Vietnam (Graphic Video)
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, sadness )

- 48 days ago -
A growing phenomenon âEUR" vigilante attacks against dog thieves âEUR" is chipping away at dog theft in Vietnam. It turns out Vietnamese can be just as hostile to anyone who dares to harm the family dog.
Why Today Is Dog Fighting Awareness Day
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, ethics, killing, sadness )

- 48 days ago -
Dog fighting is a deep stain on our national character, a cultural embarrassment we should all feel. This is not about just locking up bad guys; this is about doing everything we can to bring this nightmarish practice to an end. We can't rest until then.
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