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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 )

- 2468 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 )

- 2470 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 )

- 2471 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
McDonald's: Stop Using Pork From Abused Pigs - PLEASE TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, pigs, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2473 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 )

- 2473 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.
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 )

- 2472 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,
Bo Derek Against Shark Fin Trade, Calls It 'A Global Environmental Crisis'
Animals  (tags: animals, humans, sharks, shark fin, shark finning, bo derek, celebrities, protection, animaladvocates, animalwelfare )

- 2474 days ago -
SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Actress Bo Derek won't be ordering shark-fin soup anytime soon. On Monday, she was joined lawmakers at the California state Capitol promoting a bill that would ban selling, trading or possessing shark fins
Pacific Shark Sanctuary Faces Hurdles: Activist
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, shark sanctuary, conservation, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2474 days ago -
MAJURO, Marshall Islands - An ambitious plan to create the world's largest shark sanctuary in the Pacific Ocean will struggle to succeed without support from locals.Five Micronesian states voted last month to create shark sanctuary by the end of next year
Sharks in Lake Macquarie Killed for 'Thrills'
Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, hammerhaed shark, killed, humans, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2474 days ago -
Hammerhead sharks are being targeted by Lake Macquarie fishermen seeking food and thrills, and a washed-up shark is thought to have been hooked first. A marine biologist said a hammerhead carcass found on Saturday at Myuna Bay
Man Charged With Bunny Abuse
Animals  (tags: animals, bunnies, rabbits, humans, crime, animal abuse, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2474 days ago -
The executive director of the Rabbit Rescue in Milton, Ont., recently received 103 rabbits from the Sudbury area, many of which had respiratory infections, parasites and, in the case of one, needed to have its eye removed.
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