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Don't Send Freed Elephant Back to Abusive Owner
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animaladvocates, cruelty, ethics )

- 23 minutes ago -
Raju the elephant wept after activists removed the chains that had been wrapped around his legs for the past 50 years. They transported Raju to Wildlife SOS's Elephant Conservation and Care Centre. Now they want to send him back to his original abuser.
Punish Couple That Hanged Their Dog From Attic to Avoid Paying a Vet £100 to Put Him Down! | YouSignAnimals.Org
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, death, cruelty, crime, dogs, pets, suffering, sadness )

- 1 hour ago -
Veronica Reid (42) and Jon Allen (27) from Trow-bridge, United Kingdom hanged their pet dog from the attic of their home because they did not want to pay the vet to humanely put him down.
Proving Ourselves to Save the Wolf
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, protection, killing, death, cruelty, crime, abuse, suffering, slaughter, sadness, ethics, environment, conservation, animalrights, animals, society )

- 2 hours ago -
Stephen Capra proposes coalition to fix the weakness of the present political /nonprofit compromise which continues to critically endanger the lives of native North American predators from human hate and violence.
The Zen of the Wolf; the Stupidity of Man
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, humans, cruelty, crime, law, society, suffering, death, killing, extinction, abuse, ethics, slaughter )

- 2 hours ago -
A voice from New Mexico on the arrogance of public lands ranchers and their control of governments to kill the wolf and other vital native predators.
End the Use of Wild Animal Acts at The Big E!
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, endangered, suffering, wildlife, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
The Big E, a 17-day event held in West Springfield, MA, is the largest fair in the northeast and the 6th largest fair in the nation. <a href=" the-use-of-wild-animal-acts-at-the-big-e?">Please SIGN</a>and Share!
Punish Couple That Hanged Their Dog From Attic to Avoid Paying a Vet £100 to Put Him Down!
Animals  (tags: suffering, animalwelfare, abuse, dogs )

- 4 hours ago -
The couple didn't want to pay the vet, so they decided to hang the dog. The poor collie suffered immensely before dying. The couple received a suspended sentence! Demand a retrial and a real sentence! Please sign and share the petition!
Red Wolves: A Future In Doubt
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, Red Wolves, wildlife, protection, society, slaughter, law, ethics, environment, endangered, animalrights, conservation, humans, abuse )

- 5 hours ago -
Introduced in 1987 after being killed off in the entire southeast USA, from TX to VA, they are in danger of being extirpated by human greed and fear. Read for a fear fantasy or two. Red Wolves are 40-90 lb, quite small.
UW Professor Studies Wolf Mortality
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, slaughter, killing, ethics, crime, cruelty, death, abuse, suffering, law, investigation, humans, conservation, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights )

- 5 hours ago -
- which of course, is nearly entirely from human persecution or "accident" ( I have met white folks who brag about purposely running over wildlife). Treves has found inaccuracies in WI and other states' estimates.
News Wolf Pack[Family Group] in Eastern WA.
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, society, slaughter, killing, crime, cruelty, death, extinction, abuse, suffering, ethics, humans, environment, conservation )

- 5 hours ago -
The welfare renchers of the article are running their cattle in Coleville National Forest, taking YOUR land for profit. Just as the last area wolf pack that preyed on loose cattle on public land were killed, so do they want this family dead.
Activists Shadow Wolf Hunters as Season Opens Outside Yellowstone
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, protection, conservation, animaladvocates, animalrights, ethics, humans, killing, cruelty, death, abuse, suffering, society, endangered )

- 5 hours ago -
- where baiting of YNP wolves has occurred in the past, to kill them. Glad to see Rob Coronado is back! ID and WI will have wolf protectors also photoing hunters. Aaniin, Ojibwe! (that's "whassup?" The Ojibwe have deep caring relationship with Wolf)
Ketchum Council Passes Resolution Against Wolf Killing
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, protection, suffering, slaughter, killing, humans, society, environment, ethics, habitat, conservation, abuse, cruelty, death, animalrights, GoodNews )

- 5 hours ago -
I'll start with the good news for wolves. Ketchun, where the wolves returned to Idaho, Sawtooth Mt area:"The purpose of the resolution is to differentiate the City of Ketchum's values and policies from the State of Idaho's. . ."
Criminalize Cruel âEUR~CrushâEUR(TM) Videos in the Philippines - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: crime, animals, protection, suffering, abuse, AnimalCruelty )

- 9 hours ago -
Please Sign & share thus is totally disgusting cruelty!!!
Petition: University of Wisconsin: Cancel The Unethical Torture and Killing of Baby Monkeys! | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: Dr. Ned Kalin, animal testing, experimentation, University of Wisconsin, Madison's School of Medicine, baby monkeys, conduct highly controversial, cruel experiments, killing, pain, tortured abused, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvoca )

- 11 hours ago -
As an alumna of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Medicine, I am horrified to learn that my alma mater plans to conduct highly controversial and cruel experiments that will torture and kill baby monkeys. Experiments, led by Dr. Ned Kalin...
Stop Aux Vols De Chiens à La S.P.A De Gennevilliers ! Stop the Theft of Dogs at the SPCA Gennevilliers!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, abuse, abused, dogs, crime, cruelty, death, ethics, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, breeds, dog fights )

- 12 hours ago -
For several months, dogs Category american staffordshire terrier breeds or other kinds mastiffs are stolen in the same local SPCA and Gennevilliers in SACPA impoundment located next door.
Petition | Please Stop the Cruel Trade and Export of Monkeys for Research | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: monkeys, monkey, Mauritius, largest suppliers, research industry, USA, European Union, BUAV, Soko-Tierschutz investigation, cruel trade, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cat )

- 12 hours ago -
Mauritius is one of the world's largest suppliers of monkeys for the research industry, exporting thousands of animals every year to the USA and the European Union. A BUAV and Soko-Tierschutz investigation has uncovered the disturbing truth about ...
Public Protests Planned in Every State Over Police Shooting Pet Dogs - National Animal Rescue | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, crime, death, dogs, ethics, investigation, killing, killed )

- 14 hours ago -
Informational article on police shooting pet dogs. A national march is planned in October to protest and demand required training on dealing with dog encounters, police accountability and the need for criminal charges.
Mexican Puppy Is Raped, Has Both Eyes Removed By Thugs! Demand Justice for Max!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, sadness, abuse )

- 14 hours ago -
The six-month-old puppy went missing and was found the next day near a school in Tizimin, Mexico. He was rushed to the hospital, but had to be put down. Sign and Share and demand justice for Max!
PETITION: Maximum Penalty for Florida Teen Who Beat His Dog Till It Passed Away! Act Now!
Animals  (tags: suffering, animalwelfare, abuse )

- 18 hours ago -
The 18-year-old confessed to knocking his pit bull unconscious, choking it to death and later throwing her in the trash bin. He got upset because she bit him. Demand maximum penalty for Timothy Okagbaa!
Reddit Documents How Often Police Shoot People's Dogs
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, crime, death, dogs, ethics, investigation, killing, pets, protection )

- 18 hours ago -
Disturbing increase in cops killing family pets with no provocation or threat. They are killing our dogs and have no accountability. Cops need training on dealing with dog encounters. They should be charged with abuse.
PETITION! Pennsylvania Owner Leaves Dog to Starve for Weeks! Justice for Brownie! Yousignanimals.Org
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalCruelty, abuse, neglected dog, starved dog )

- 19 hours ago -
We have 1.587 signatures, please sign and share. petition.
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, abuse, abused, animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, s )

- 1 day ago -
Urge President Obama and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to stand strong and propose tough protections right now that will rein in the U.S. ivory market -- the second largest in the world -- and save elephants from extinction.
Please Let BLM Hear From You on Wolf and Coyote Killing Derby - See More at: Http://Org2.Salsalabs.Com/O/58 68/P/Dia/Action3/Comm
Animals  (tags: coyotes, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animalrights, abuse, abused, animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, s )

- 1 day ago -
Please join us in calling for a complete and comprehensive environmental analysis of all impacts associated with Idaho for Wildlife's application for a five year permit to conduct a wolf and coyote killing derby for 500 paying participants
PETITION: Pennsylvania Owner Leaves Dog to Starve for Weeks! Justice for Brownie!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, abuse, animalcruelty )

- 1 day ago -
The 14-year-old dog was left to starve almost to death. Don't let Thomas Holland get away with this!
Urge Major University to Stop Abusing Animals - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Washington University, animal testing, abuse, vivisection, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

- 1 day ago -
The majority of universities within the United States utilize human-based training methods for medical courses taught to students. Medical advancements for human-based training are astounding and include life-like anatomical human body simulators.
Animal Rights: Undercover Footage Shows Monkey Brain Experiments In Germany
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, ethics, humans, investigation, sadness, suffering, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
An undercover video showing the seldom seen conditions and treatment of monkeys being experimented on has caused a media and political storm in Germany.

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