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Colorado:Be on the Alert! Animals Are Being Injured, Killed and Missing.
Animals  (tags: Colorado. torture, darts, abuse, dying, sadness, killing, pets, wildlife, suffering, environment, abuse, animals, wildanimals, dogs, cats, society, investigation, humans, habitat, cruelty, death, crime, animalcruelty, animaladvocates )

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A neighborhood near Kiowa remains on edge as pets and wildlife in the area keep getting hurt or killed. "Somebody's messing with them. Somebody does not like animals. Somebody's practicing on them."
DMX Arrested in Underground Pit Bull Dog Fighting Bust
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, crime, death, dogs, killed, sadness )

- 2 hours ago -
Authorities tell us the dogs were so malnourished their ribs were sticking out and others had bad wounds that required emergency care. The lifeless bodies of 7 dogs were also found on the property
Petition: Tell the Forest Service That Killing Contests Do Not Belong on Our Public Lands in Idaho or Anywhere
Animals  (tags: wildlife, Idaho, slaughter, killing, humans, ethics, cruelty, animals, AnimalWelfare, crime, suffering, society, habitat, environment, animalrights, wildanimals, killed, protection, sadness, death, conservation, abuse, investigation )

- 3 hours ago -
Join us in telling the Forest Service that killing contests do not belong on our public lands in Idaho or anywhere. Allowing an event that draws trigger-happy people in large numbers during a three-day period is totally unsound!
Killing Wolves May Actually Worsen Livestock Losses, New Study Finds
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, slaughter, killing, law, suffering, sadness, protection, investigation, humans, society, ethics, environment, cruelty, conservation, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, animals, death, crime )

- 8 hours ago -
Yes, I have posted on Rob Weilgus' meta-analysis before, but this news item discusses some other important issues & allows me to comment below on the unmentioned behavioral, environmental and social learning processes we animals share.
Poachers Tore This Elephant's Family Apart, But We're Helping Her Build A New One
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, elephant poaching, killing, sadness )

- 10 hours ago -
Every day, ivory poachers tear apart elephant families for their tusks. But for young elephants who are still reliant on their mothers for milk, a mother lost to poaching can mean a death sentence too.
Panda Cub At National Zoo Learns Painful Lesson About Life In Captivity
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, panda, zoos, sadness )

- 11 hours ago -
Bao Bao, a 16-month-old panda cub at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington D.C., learned a painful lesson about life in captivity this week after receiving a powerful jolt from an electrified wire designed to keep her from straying outside her enclos
In War on Coyotes, Some Argue for Learning to Live With Them. Instead of Gassing Them in a Mobile Gas Chamber
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, coyote, killing, investigation, sadness, habitat, environment, ethics, protection, suffering, law, death, animalcruelty, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, society, humans )

- 1 day ago -
In Seal Beach, where there have been at least 60 attacks on pets over the last year, officials recently hired a company to trap coyotes and asphyxiate them in a mobile gas chamber filled with carbon dioxide.
They Went To Rescue A Hurt Little Dog Hiding In A Bush. What They Found Was A Big Surprise
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights, dogs, cruelty, protection, rescued, suffering, GoodNews, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, society, goodnews, sadness, pets )

- 1 day ago -
There are so many stories that start out this way, but most don't have such happy endings. If you ever decide to adopt a dog, check out your local shelter. Buying dogs from pet stores only increases the demand for the cruel puppy mills that often supply
Saving Hope
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, cruelty, dogs, humans, rescued, sadness, suffering )

- 1 day ago -
A NOTE FROM THE DEN CONCERNING HOPE: Hope has ear infection, vaginal swelling, infection and discharge, rectal swelling and bruising, and a brutal skin infection. She cannot sit down and is very afraid.
Our Wild World | VoiceAmerica
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, elephants, sadness )

- 1 day ago -
ElephantVoices with Dr. Joyce Poole Listen Now
7 People Who Were Animals' Worst Enemies This Year
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, humans, pets, sadness )

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This year was a good one for animals in many ways, from fascinating new discoveries, to better protections for wildlife, to whatever is going on here. But not all animals will count 2014 as a good year. Here are 6 people and groups who are responsible for
Punish Peruvian Fireman That Dragged Dog Behind Car for Allegedly Biting His Son! Justice for Paco!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, sadness, suffering )

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45-year-old Jose Percy Chacon, a volunteer fireman from Salamanca de Monterrico in Central Peru tied a stray dog to his car and dragged him behind around town. The man claims this was the punishment the dog had to receive for allegedly biting his son.

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