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Ban Michael Vick From Participating at the NFL International Series at Wembley Stadium, London!
Animals  (tags: petition )

- 9 hours ago -
We, the undersigned, strongly feel that the image of a dog fighters is not the one NFL should be promoting and is certainly not the one fans from England and Europe want to see from this sport
Maximum Penalty for Oklahoma Couple That Starved Two of Their Dogs for Weeks!
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, petition )

- 9 hours ago -
Pryor, Oklahoma: In November 2014 deputies from the Mayes County SheriffâEUR(TM)s Office paid a visit to the residence of Charles and Jennifer Henry to investigate a possible case of animal neglect.
Tell Europol and the EU to STOP Dog Fighting in Europe PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cruelty, suffering )

- 6 hours ago -
We demand Europol and the EU to STOP Dog fighting in Europe!
Help Eric the Red Return Home
Animals  (tags: gayle m, petition, eric, red )

- 22 hours ago -
Gayle M was a long-time Care2 member who recently passed away.
TODAY Is International Galgo Day - Be Their Voices!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, pets, galgos, podencos, Galgo, spain, Hunting Dogs, cruelty )

- 13 hours ago -
Feb. 1rst maks the end of the hunting season with galgos in Spain. Join the protest against the annual slaughter of galgos and podencos hunting hound on Social Networks!
Justice for Esperanza From Mexico!
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, petition )

- 9 hours ago -
On the 27th of January 2015, the Costa Chica Charity has managed to save a dog that was attacked with an unknown sharp object, before being left tied to a fence and abandoned. It all happened in the state of Guerrero, Mexico.
Animal Rights Group Rallies for Couple to Keep Pet Bear (Text & Video!)
Animals  (tags: wild bear, pet, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, sadness, rescued, environment, text, video )

- 7 hours ago -
LODI, Ohio- An animal rights group is rallying support for a Lodi couple and their pet bear. Jeff and Debbie Gillium rescued Archie the black bear from a bad home. He's now in his late 30s and the Gilliums consider him part of their family.
Success: Monarch Butterfly Population Rebounds PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 6 hours ago -
The good news is that biologists have found that the butterflyâEUR(TM)s numbers have rebounded due to conservation efforts. Thank President Enrique Pena Nieto for MexicoâEUR(TM)s contribution to restoring the butterflyâEUR(TM)s habitat by signing this petition.
Support for Listing the West Coast Fisher as Threatened PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife )

- 5 hours ago -
Please tell FWS that you support ESA protections for the West Coast fisher!
Save the Last U.S. Jaguars From Border Militarization
Animals  (tags: endangered, cats, cruelty, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Please save the last U.S. jaguars from border militarization.
Save the Whales From Persistent Sonar
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animalcruelty, habitat, protection, suffering )

- 10 hours ago -
The U.S. Navy wants to expand its use of disruptive sonar-emitting buoys off the Pacific Coast for training purposes. Whales and other marine life are constantly harassed and disoriented by the use of sonar.
GOOD NEWS in France : Animals Are Legally Recognized as Sentient Beings
Animals  (tags: animal rights, animal laws, animal advocates, sentient beings, animal protection laws, animal protection france, Good News )

- 9 hours ago -
DONE! The law recognizing that animals are sentient beings has been finally validated by the National Assembly today, Wednesday, January 28, 2015. It was rejected by the Senate last week. -see translation in comments..
Man Who Had Sex for a Year With a Captive Dolphin Called Dolly Speaks Out About Their Year-Long Love Affair in New Documentary a
Animals  (tags: bottlenose, dolphin, sex, man, dolphin, Florida, Malcolm Brenner, documentary, amusement park, Dolphin Love, Wet Goddess, bestiality, zoophiles, Peter )

- 5 hours ago -
A man who had sex with a performing dolphin at an amusement park in the 1970s has claimed the encounter took place because the animal seduced him.
Bridgeton Man Gets 5 Years for Shooting Dog
Animals  (tags: dogs, crime, killed, law, sadness, GoodNews )

- 14 hours ago -
Michael J. Mooney was sentenced Jan. 16 after he was found guilty in the shooting death of Holly, a 17-year-old chihuahua..... Feature story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Demand Prosecution of Woman Who Drowned Puppy
Animals  (tags: cruelty, killing, pets, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights )

- 1 day ago -
A woman has been accused of drowning a puppy in a toilet after being seen leaving a bathroom where a puppy in her care was found dead. Demand that she is prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
Protect Threatened Shark Species PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife )

- 6 hours ago -
Demand that the threatened dusky shark receive federal protection to prevent the speciesâEUR(TM) extinction.
Kitten Bowl II Will Tackle Your Heart With The Planet's Most Adorable Athletes
Animals  (tags: cats, kittens, Kitten Bowl II, Super Bowl )

- 6 hours ago -
Seahawks, Patriots, WHO CARES?! Kitten Bowl is on.
Applaud Use of Protective Vests for Police Dogs PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, protection )

- 6 hours ago -
Sandy Marcal, president and founder of Vested Interest in K9s Inc. has worked for many years to ensure the safety of police dogs. The foundation recently put together a Groupon fundraiser, aimed at purchasing protective vests for these dogs.
We Can't Give Up on Wolves Now PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife, wolves )

- 6 hours ago -
Congress needs to know that the job of wolf recovery is not finished. Wolves occupy just a fraction of their historic range, even though there is plenty of viable terrain for them to inhabit (if given the opportunity).
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED SeaWorld - The Tragic Truth About Orcas in Captivity
Animals  (tags: E-MAIL ADDRESSES INCLUDED, Lolita, Corky, Bimbo, Keiko, Ishmael, Wally, stolen from pod at an early age, ecosystems, destruction, oceans, wildlife, world, politics, suffering, sadness, killed, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, cruelty, conservation, exercise )

- 14 hours ago -
Tillikum, the orca, killed his trainer by drowning. We don't know why. He seems to have been fond of her and, from reports, she gave him some much-needed attention. He is the largest orca in captivity and lives in a woefully small tank.
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, k )

Mary Brow
- 1 day ago -
YESTERDAY 30th Jan 2015 in the morning another puppy was abandoned at our gate, an hour later a van left 2 adult female dogs with canine distemper at our gate and rushed away ANIMAL HELP URUGUAY
Prosecute Malcolm Brenner Who Sexually Abused a Dolphin Called Dolly in 1971 for a Whole Year in Floridaland Theme Park
Animals  (tags: prosecute, dolphin, dolly, florida, petition, beastiality )

- 4 hours ago -
This is an extremely sick and totally disgusting that a human being would sexually abuse a dolphin for a whole year in his care. This cannot be allowed to go unpunished.
Part Dachshund, Part Pit Bull; Rami Is Unique
Animals  (tags: "Rami ", unique, Dachshund Pitbull mix )

- 3 hours ago -
Rami is a star at the Moultrie-Colquitt County Humane Society. He is a year old Dachshund/Pit bull mix. Yes, you are reading that right. He is so popular that he now has his own Facebook page.
Video: ThandiâEUR(TM)s Calf âEUR" The Rhino That Should Never Have Been Born -
Animals  (tags: rhinos, poachers, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, habitat, killed, protection, society, suffering, wildanimals )

- 9 hours ago -
n less than five minutes, the video below tells the heartbreaking âEUR" and inspiring âEUR" story of Themba and Thandi, two rhino in South Africa that were brutally poached and left to die two years ago.
Beloved Corgi Reunited With Brampton Owner After Ride in Stolen Truck
Animals  (tags: corgi, brampton, canada, vehicle theft, hostage, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, crime, dogs, endangered, humans, pets, protection, rescued, society )

- 8 hours ago -
The cuddly corgi, a beloved member of the Cardinal family of Brampton, was taken "hostage" during an alleged vehicle theft,
Sleeping Hummingbird : Video Clips From The Coolest One
Animals  (tags: animals )

- 2 hours ago -
I am sleeping.
One Important Way to Help Train and Bond With Your Dog
Animals  (tags: training, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, dogs, GoodNews, humans, pets, protection, suffering )

- 3 hours ago -
After going through a variety of training methods that didn't help but made her problems with her aggressive Boxer only worse, Dr. Sophia Yin began developing a technique to work with difficult dogs that helps both owner & dog succeed.

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