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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Stop Using Elephants in Your Circus - PLEASE TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, circus animals, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circu, circus, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2435 days ago -
Behind the bright colors and impressive tricks a circus elephant does lies a cruel reality of abuse and overworking.One of these poor creatures is Sarah, a 54-year-old elephant. She has a chronic condition giving her pus-like discharge in her urine,
New RSPCA Video of 'Horrendous' Cattle Slaughter Is Spin: WA Farmers
Animals  (tags: animals, cattle, slaughter, live animal export, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2437 days ago -
The RSPCA and Animals Australia have released new footage of the "horrendous slaughter" of cattle in Turkey. The latest video, screened at a press conference in Canberra this morning, came as two separate bids to end live animal exports failed to win
Concern About Sheep Deaths on Broken-Down Ship at Port Adelaide
Animals  (tags: animals, sheep, live export, death, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2437 days ago -
Hundreds of sheep aboard a broken-down Kuwaiti ship stranded at Port Adelaide are believed to have died, as they wait to be unloaded temporarily and sent to feedlots from this afternoon. It would take at least two days to unload the 67,000 sheep
Dog Meat Protest: Local Group Demonstrates Against South Korea's Consumption of Dogs And Cats
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cats, dog meat, cat meat, protest, activist, humans, society, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2439 days ago -
The San Francisco-based animal rights organization In Defense of Animals is staging a protest in front of San Francisco's South Korean consulate this Tuesday, where it will be delivering a petition with over 15,000 signatures,
McDonald's: Stop Using Pork From Abused Pigs - PLEASE TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, pigs, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2440 days ago -
An undercover investigator from the Humane Society of the United States recently documented the suffering endured by female breeding pigs held in gestation crates on a factory farm operated by a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, the largest pork company
Tell Disney to Stop Serving Veal on Disney Cruises! - PLEASE TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, veal, baby cow, cows, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2440 days ago -
Veal is baby male cows, useless to the dairy industry, taken from birth from mother cows, put into a dark, tiny confinement crate, given fake milk to keep the baby cows alive for a short time until people kill the baby cow for its tender meat.
Chimpanzee Research An Endangered Species as Experts Debate Usefulness, Ethics
Animals  (tags: animals, chimpanzee, humans, research animals, protection, ethics, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2441 days ago -
The role of chimpanzee in medical research is at a crossroads. Last week,the highest scientific body in the land put issue on trial as a committee of the Institute of Medicine,met to deliberate the fate of of the world's remaining medical research chimps.
Help Find This Adorable Dognapped Pup!
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, missing dog, pets, dognapped, humans, crime, animalwelfare )

- 2446 days ago -
Help find Winston, an adorable West Highland terrier who ran off in Prospect Park and was mercilessly dognapped thanks to a bumbling local police officer. Here's what happened, per Winston's devastated owner, Michael Reinhardt:
Ask President Obama to Impose Sanctions on Iceland for Whaling! - PLEASE TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, marine mammals, whaling, Iceland, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2446 days ago -
For years, Iceland has flouted the international ban on commercial whaling by killing hundreds of whales, including the endangered fin whale. It will not stop until it is forced to do so. Urge President Obama to impose tough trade sanctions on Iceland,
IGA (Australian Supermarket Group): Stop Using Indonesian Rainforest as Toilet Paper - PLEASE TAKE ACTION
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, endangered, sumatran tiger, rainforest, Indonesian rainforest, forests, habitatdestruction )

- 2449 days ago -
IGA Supermarkets are selling toilet paper made from Indonesian Rainforest supplied by Solaris Paper. IGA's parent company Metcash has now agreed to drop its contract with Solaris. But it hasn't ruled out trading in all products from rainforest destruction
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