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Act Now: Retire OU Baboons From Research! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, protection )

- 4 hours ago -
After several years of controversy over a colony of baboons held by the University of Oklahoma (OU), the university announced in September that the facility will be shut down over the next several years.
Why Swaziland Is Putting 18 Elephants on a Boeing 747
Animals  (tags: US zoos, elephants, Swaziland, elephant relocation, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, protection )

- 22 hours ago -
Three US zoos are paying $450,000 for 18 elephants from Swaziland. But this elephant relocation to save rhinos prompts wildlife experts to question if one species is really more valuable than another.
Two Innocent Lions Trapped in Yemen WILL Die If They Don't Get Help NOW!
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, protection, sadness, suffering )

- 17 hours ago -
The picture below is of a lion and a lioness trapped in a war torn country (Yemen) and are caged and dying of hunger. I don't know what I should do, other than notify every page for lions on Facebook, in hopes that they could help get these poor animals
Stop the Elephant Slaughter in Kenya PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 4 hours ago -
WARNING! GRAPHIC PICTURE at site. Citizens and friends of Kenya, let us join together, so that President Kenyatta, hears a cry from each of us to stop the poaching and destruction of Kenya and secure the future for elephant populations across the land.
Help Stop The Dangerous Practice Of Declawing!
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, cats, pets, protection, sadness, suffering )

- 22 hours ago -
The process of declawing involves amputating the final knuckle joint in a catsÂ' paws. It is NOT a simple nail clipping. The procedure not only mutilates the catsÂ' paws, but can also lead to many complications.
PETITION - Cruel Owner Locked Up 13 Dogs And Left Them To Perish Of Starvation! Demand A Harsh Penalty!
Animals  (tags: barbaric dog cruelty, huge suffering, animalrights, animalwelfare, ethics, stronger protection laws, ownership ban, prevention of further mistreatment, justice for animals )

- 10 hours ago -
Thirteen dogs were kept under atrocious conditions in Cork, Ireland and they were immediately confiscated. Nine greyhounds and four German Shepherds were confined in extremely filthy cages in barns and trailers. The animals were in a thick layer of...
Torture Is Not Culture - It's Time to End Animal Cruelty in Spain PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 5 hours ago -
Some 60,000 animals die every year in Spain as part of traditional festivals.
Tell Craigslist to Stop the Sale of Ivory PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering )

- 4 hours ago -
Tell Craigslist to enforce its policy and stop the sale of elephant products now.
Fighting Wildlife Crime in the UK PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, protection )

- 4 hours ago -
The UK has one of the worldâEUR(TM)s leading policing teams tackling wildlife crime; the National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU). Its funding is due to run out in March 2016. It is vital that the Government continues to fund the Unit so it can maintain its battle
One Million for Monarchs PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 4 hours ago -
We've set a goal of getting one million supporters to come together with WWF to help us save the monarch butterfly. Will you take the pledge and join us?
PETITION - End Sale of Marsupials at State Fair
Animals  (tags: marsupials, state fairs, selling of small animals, sugar gliders, pocket pets, suitable habitat, proper care, animalwelfare, animalrights, prevention of cruelty to animals, suffering, stronger protection )

- 2 hours ago -
Sugar gliders, small marsupials that live in large groups in the wild, do not deserve to be stuck in a cage in someone's home. However, the Florida State Fair in Tampa is planning on hosting the company Pocket Pets, which is a traveling company that...
Justice for 34 Monkeys That Died at Allegedly Negligent Lab PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
Shut down allegedly negligent animal testing lab to prevent the death of innocent animals.
In The History of Humanity Their Has Been No Greater 'Cause ' of Animal Abuse / Cruelty
Animals  (tags: abuse, cruelty, AnimalWelfare, factory farms, suffering, slaughter )

- 1 day ago -
Is this what we want our legacy to be ? At no other time in history have this many animals died nor suffered so much throughout their lives,Factory farming is the main cause of animal suffering and abuse....Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel
Save Dogs From Getting Ear Damage Due to Bows
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, dogs, humans, investigation, pets, protection, suffering )

- 22 hours ago -
A dog recently had to get its ears surgically removed because bows allegedly put on by a groomer caused a great deal of damage to their functionality. We need to take action to ensure similar tragedies can be avoided in the future.
Tell Smash Mouth to Cancel Their SeaWorld Show
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalwelfare, humans )

- 16 hours ago -
Come on, Smash Mouth! Are you serious? You are the first performers at SeaWorld's annual Bands, Brew, and BBQ concert series?
Punish Person Who Allegedly Ran Over Several Kangaroos on Purpose
Animals  (tags: kangaroos, overrun, huge suffering, needless killings, animalrights, justice for animals, punishment for animal killers, investigations, ethics )

- 11 hours ago -
Seventeen kangaroos were heartlessly run over by an unknown driver, according to authorities. We need to take action to better ensure that this sick individual is caught in order to better ensure that other animals will remain safe.
Applaud Researchers Working Toward Replacing Animal Testing
Animals  (tags: Applaud Researchers Working, Toward Replacing Animal Testing, animal testing, Animal Cruelty )

- 10 hours ago -
Target: Researchers at GermanyâEUR(TM)s Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy! Goal: Applaud work toward replacing animal testing with more humane methods.
PETITION - Prevent Leopard Attacks By Preserving Diminishing Habitat
Animals  (tags: wild leopards, Habitat preservation, animalwelfare, Respect for animals, animalrights, biodiversity wildlife, environmental protection, conservation, stronger protection )

- 5 hours ago -
A leopard injured three people after wandering into a school. The animal entered the highly populated city of Bangalore from a nearby forest. Rapid deforestation has given wild animals easy access to cities and nowhere else to go.
PETITION - Justice for 34 Monkeys That Died at Allegedly Negligent Lab
Animals  (tags: laboratory animals, animal experiments, exploitation of animals, mistreatment of animals, prevention of further mistreatment, huge suffering, neglected animals, animalrights, animalwelfare, needless death, justice for animals, stronger protection )

- 5 hours ago -
Dozens of monkeys have died due to the allegedly negligent conditions at a drug testing facility. Over 34 questionable fatalities have been reported at the Everett, Washington-based Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories (SNBL) since 2013. Urge the...
Applaud Researchers Working Toward Replacing Animal Testing PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
Many researchers in Europe have been working toward finding alternatives to animal testing. Cruelty Free International and the Dr. Hadwen Trust suggest that anywhere from 82 to 154 million vertebrate animals are used for testing around the world.
Help Protect UK Wildlife From Illegal Trail Hunting PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 4 hours ago -
This action is for England and Wales residents only. Ten years have passed since the ban on hunting with dogs was first enacted, but unfortunately there are still far too many illegal hunters that get away unpunished.
Bob Barker Talks Animal Advocacy and Circus Animal Rescue
Animals  (tags: ADI, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cats, circuses, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, humans, investigation, killing, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 19 hours ago -
ob Barker is a TV legend and has become a household name, both for being the long-time host of the TV game show The Price is Right and his extraordinary animal advocacy. Mostly known for his crusade to have pets spayed and neutered ...cont.
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, humans, killing, pets, sadness, suffering, NYC ACC KILLS PETS, 2ND CHANCE4ALL, ADOPT, FOSTER4FREE, FOREVER FAMILY 4ALL, SAVE DOGS FROM DEATH ROW!!!! )

- 18 hours ago -
Stop YellowstoneâEUR(TM)s Annual Bison Slaughter
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animalcruelty, killing, law, habitat, protection, sadness )

- 12 hours ago -
Every year, around 600 to 900 terrified bison are rounded up and killed in Yellowstone National Park. The main reason for this culling is because of neighboring cattle ranchers.
PETITION - Maximum Penalty for Subhuman That SHOT Neighbor's Dog for Making a Mess in His Yard!
Animals  (tags: dog killing, huge suffering, animalrights, animalwelfare, stronger protection laws, prevention of further mistreatment, justice for animals, punishment for animal killers )

- 10 hours ago -
A resident from San Antonio, Texas, was booked and charged after destroying his neighbor's pet dog. The attacker is 37-year-old Joe Elliot Ramirez. During an interview with local law enforcement, Ramirez confessed that he was extremely annoyed with...
Punish Person Who Allegedly Ran Over Several Kangaroos on Purpose PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 5 hours ago -
Find and prosecute person who is thought to have left 17 kangaroos to painfully die after running them over.
PETITION No New Dolphin Captivity on Oahu- Atlantis Resorts
Animals  (tags: dolphins, oceans, protection, AnimalWelfare, habitat, humans )

- 3 hours ago -
Now it is time, before building begins, to tell Hawaiian Governor Ige, the Hawaii Board of Agriculture and NOAA that Hawaii does not want nor need captive dolphins. They should allowed to interact with humans on their own terms in their own natural habita
HOME ABOUT/CONTACT Animal News Stories,Articles and Featured Story Headlines From Around the World.Up-Dated Daily.. U
Animals  (tags: dogs, pets, GoodNews, rescued )

- 9 hours ago -
The UK Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public telling them that a dog had chased a seagull into the sea on Hastings beach, East Sussex.A happy ender :-) ... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Video: LetâEUR(TM)s Not Force Eagles to Fight Rogue Drones
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty )

- 12 hours ago -
Even if birds are well trained and are unexpectedly effective at avoiding rotors, how many eagles are we willing to risk if something goes wrong?
People Are Actually Breeding Rhinos To Cut Off Their Horns
Animals  (tags: rhinos )

- 8 hours ago -
Keratin from a rhino horn racks up big bucks in the Asian market, partially because of the unfounded superstition that it cures everything from hangovers to cancer.

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