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Woodland Park Zoo Closing Elephant Exhibit | Local News | The Seattle Times
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, zoos, cruelty, sadness )

- 22 days ago -
Woodland Park Zoo will phase out its elephant exhibit, saying its two remaining Asian elephants need a larger social group. The move comes after several years of criticism over the zoo's small, aging exhibit and the quality of the elephants' lives in
UPDATE! Hoax: 20 Elephants Slaughtered By African Billionaire / Badsatiretoday.Com
Animals  (tags: )

- 22 days ago -
This fake report is the latest from satire site World News Daily Report to troll unwary social media users. The write-up tells the fictional story of an extravagant $200 million birthday bash for 20 yr-old Jalabnanke Babawatke who slaughters 20 elephants.
Pittsburgh Councilwoman Proposes Rules for Protecting Dogs From Extreme Weather
Animals  (tags: dogs, bitter cold, proposed legislation )

- 21 days ago -
Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Darlene Harris last winter called the fire department to rescue a dog left outside on a second-floor porch in bitter-cold weather.Harris of Spring Hill plans to introduce legislation Tuesday that would penalize dog own
Police to Be Trained in Encounters With Dogs
Animals  (tags: dogs, police training, canine behavior, canine body language )

- 22 days ago -
Woodville police may get a double dose of training in dealing with dogs they encounter in the course of their daily work.
75 Pets Adopted on First Day of Free Adoptions at Animal Foundation
Animals  (tags: dogs, animal shelter, adoptions )

- 22 days ago -
The line was two hours long this morning to see animals available for free adoptions at the Lied Animal Shelter.
Stop Eating Cats and Dogs Say Animal Rights Campaigners in Switzerland
Animals  (tags: world, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, cats, cruelty, death, dogs, humans, law, pets, protection, slaughter )

- 22 days ago -
Hundreds of thousands of Swiss people eat cat and dog meat say activists, who want the practice to be made illegal.
Success: Government Cancels Wolf Killing Contest
Animals  (tags: Wolves, wolf killing, contest, cancels, good news, animal welfare, petition )

- 21 days ago -
A proposal passed earlier this year allowing hunters to kill predators for contest over three days every year for five years beginning in January 2015 has been canceled.
Dog Owner Gave Up Pet That 'Looked Different After Rain'
Animals  (tags: dogs, AnimalWelfare, pets, society, ethics )

- 22 days ago -
A dog owner surprised animal shelter workers by handing in his pet because it "looked different after we walked him in the rain". "One worried mother handed in her dog saying"...Feature story on today's Animal News Sentinel.Several more 'excuses' listed.
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