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Create An Animal Offenders Register in UK ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: Animal Offenders Register in UK, AnimalCruelty, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalrights )

- 17 minutes ago -
Week after week, the media reports on animal abuse in the UK, and, despite the RSPCA's efforts to get offenders prosecuted, the often ridiculously soft punishment that is handed out.
Prosecute Owner Who Abandoned Dog at Train Station
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, pets, protection, sadness, suffering, animalwelfare )

- 2 hours ago -
The dog is a male shar-pei crossbreed and it was discovered tied to a railing outside the station.
Prosecute Owner Who Abandoned and Dumped Paralyzed Dog in Florida
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, AnimalCruelty, animalrights, animalcruelty, sadness, suffering, law, pets, protection )

- 2 hours ago -
Also, the shelter who are caring for Frankie believes that they may have to euthanize the dog because they donâEUR(TM)t know what caused itâEUR(TM)s paralysis.
Domino's--We Want Vegan Pizza! | Action Alerts | Actions | PETA
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, protection, ethics )

- 4 hours ago -
Please sign the petition asking Domino's to offer vegan cheese and vegan meat toppings.
Emaciated Dogs Found in Home of Woman Associated With Rescues! Demand A Harsh Penalty! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare )

- 4 hours ago -
The harshest penalty must be applied and Kay Buell, the woman who received money to take care of the dogs(and failed) must pay for starving and neglecting so many dogs!
Maximum Penalty For Anthony Allen Hultine For Trying To Inhumanely Destroy And Bury Alive His Roommate's Dog! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare )

- 4 hours ago -
It is up to us, the animal advocates, to persuade the authorities to apply a severe punishment for the abuser and have him prosecuted at the fullest extent of law for trying to inhumanely destroy his roommate's dog and to bury her alive!
Save the Dogs at Balotesti Public Shelter, Romania! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare )

- 4 hours ago -
Please close this place, release the dogs into the care of rescuers and volunteers, and have this person, Ionet Pantazi, prosecuted!
4 Dogs Put Down Due to Dog Fighting Scheme Run By These Two! Demand Punishment! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, dogs, death )

- 4 hours ago -
Take action now and urge authorities to prosecute these two people to the fullest extent of the law. Considering what the dogs had to go through, nothing but a stiff jail term would be a reasonable and satisfying outcome of this trial.
Prosecute Manchester Man Seen Dragging His Dog Down Track in Front of Oncoming Train! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare )

- 4 hours ago -
This man had no regards for the life of his pet dog and endangered his life for no reason. In addition, since he is clearly a threat to pets, he must be banned from keeping animals again.
Fire Richmond Zookeeper That Pounded Giraffe With PVC Pole! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty )

- 4 hours ago -
Please sign the petition and urge the zoo to take swift action against the heartless employee. That zookeeper should definitely be fired as soon as possible and should not be allowed to work with animals again.
Justice for Dogs Tied Up With Wires in the Back Up Pick Up Truck in South Africa! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty )

- 5 hours ago -
Please sign the petition and urge the authorities to prosecute those that are behind this incident! No one should treat a dog like this and walk free!
Tell Our U.S. Senators and Representatives That Wolves Need Federal Protection
Animals  (tags: wolves, federal protection, animalrights, animalwelfare, conservation, death, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 5 hours ago -
Please take a moment to complete the following form. As a constituent, your voice is critical in keeping wolves protected.
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, environment, habitat )

- 5 hours ago -
New Endangered Species Act regulations finalized by the Obama administration put hundreds of plants and animals at greater risk of extinction by allowing federal agencies to avoid quantifying and limiting harm to endangered species
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, crime, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, environment, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
A first-ever Africa-wide strategy and action plan will be developed to tackle the illegal trade in wild fauna and flora.
Stop Puppy Mills - It Starts With YOU
Animals  (tags: dogs, animals, puppy mills, pet stores, AnimalCruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, suffering )

- 5 hours ago -
Pet stores that care about puppies don't sell them. That's because the majority of pet stores that sell puppies carry dogs from cruel and inhumane puppy mills. Puppy mills are like dog-making factories
Animals Neglected and Found Covered in Feces Deserve Justice
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, suffering, cats, dogs )

- 5 hours ago -
Prosecute person responsible for animals in deplorable conditions.
Beluga Whales Confined Kept in a Tub for Days in Travelling Dolphinarium, Perm, Russia
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, Beluga Whales )

- 6 hours ago -
Concerned citizen Elena Bobrova was recording a video of a small container with the beluga from a ferris wheel.
Support Animal Relief Efforts in Nepal
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, nepal animals, death, animals, humans, killed, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering )

- 7 hours ago -
Nepal was recently hit with a magnitude 7.8 earthquake, leaving thousands of animal victims throughout the country. Please sign the petition to support the efforts being done to bring relief to the animals in Nepal.
Petition · European Parliament, Ban Glue Traps From Europe! · Change.Org
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, death, protection, suffering )

- 9 hours ago -
Glue traps are these sticky boards made and sold to catch rodents and some of you, like me, maybe thought they had been definitely banned from our so-called civilized countries years ago as the torture tools they are. Well, they have not.
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, pets, killed, killing, law )

- 12 hours ago -
Thompson will spend at least one year behind bars after being sentenced to a maximum 18 months in jail for killing nine puppies and maiming another after he took a 'literal interpretation' when asked by a friend to get rid of a litter.
After Decades Of Abuse, Balding Bear Gets Happy Rescue
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, habitat, GoodNews )

- 1 day ago -
An endangered bear who suffered through years of abuse is finally on her way to a happy ending.
Turkey, Istanbul, We Request Automated Feeding and Drinking Points for Abandoned Animals!
Animals  (tags: istanbul, dogs, animals, strays, feeding, petition, animalwelfare )

- 1 day ago -
And at least a hundred thousand on the dog so he gave life in Istanbul megacities war cats and feeding points for the establishment of animal drinkers Our request was not accepted by your municipality for years.
Stop the Slaughter of Healthy Animals in Zoos and Wildlife Parks!
Animals  (tags: zoos, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, crime, death, endangered, humans, investigation, killed, killing, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals )

- 1 day ago -
It is already unacceptable that zoos and animal parks confine animals in small spaces only for profit and entertainment. It is intolerable that addition of healthy animals will be eliminated and even species in danger of extinction!
Pigs Pushed Off Bridge in Central China to Celebrate May Day! Tell Authorities Pigs CanâEUR(TM)t Fly! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty )

- 1 day ago -
Please sign the petition and urge authorities to reconsider. Pigs cannot fly and this event should never be held again!
Bottled Birds: How Callous Smugglers Cram Cockatoos Into Plastic Bottles to Get Them Through Customs
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, ethics, investigation, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
More than 24 critically endangered cockatoos were rescued by police after being found stuffed in water bottles for illegal trade. The Yellow-crested cockatoo was listed as a critically endangered species in 2007.

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