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Punish Peruvian Fireman That Dragged Dog Behind Car for Allegedly Biting His Son! Justice for Paco!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, sadness, suffering )


- 1 day ago - yousignanimals.org
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.
Celebrate Decision That Grants Orangutan Human Rights
Animals  (tags: animal sanctuary, animal rights, orangutan, good news, petition )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A 20-year-old orangutan has been granted some basic human rights thanks to a lawsuit filed by an animal rights group. The orangutan will now be sent to an animal sanctuary where she will live the rest of her life in relative peace.
Applaud Punishment of Pit Bull Abusers
Animals  (tags: west springfield, applaud, pit bull, abusers, punishment, petition, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A West Springfield couple has refused animal abuse charges after allowing a young boy to cruelly abuse a pit bull puppy in their home.
Florida Woman Pounds Cats With Hammer, Throws Them in the Pool! We Want a Stiff Punishment! | YouSignAnimals.Org
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, cats, killing, suffering )

Jean
- 23 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
Florida woman pounds cats with hammer, throws them in the pool! We want a stiff punishment!
Orange County Animal Services, Do Not Euthanize the Dogs From the Apopka Bust!
Animals  (tags: animal rights, protection, sadness, euthanasia, therapy dogs, pets )

Yusuf
- 9 hours ago - change.org
Please sign this petition which will be delivered to Orange County Animal Services.
Applaud Ban on Cruel Elephant Bullhooks
Animals  (tags: )

Lidia
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Oakland's City Council just voted to ban the use of bullhooks on elephants in circuses in the city. Bullhooks are large batons with a sharp metal hook at the end, and are commonly used to jab and hit elephants as a part of their training for appearing in
Make Horse Abuse and Slaughter and Animal Cruelty Illegal!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty )

Elaine
- 7 hours ago - change.org
please sign! so much abuse and slaughter of animals, suffering in terrible ways.
Justice for the Five Ponies Found Piled Up on Each Other on Village Field in the UK! Sign the Petition
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, sadness, petition )


- 16 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
The five lifeless ponies were discovered on a field on Rempstone Road in East Leake, Nottinghamshire. It is believed that the horses were badly neglected, since they had bruises all over their bodies.
Don't Destroy Panther Habitat for Power Plant
Animals  (tags: florida, power plant, destroy, panther, habitat, petition, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Florida Power & Light Co. is planning on building a massive new power plant in the middle of the Florida panther's habitat. The construction would require stripping thousands of acres in the rural part of the state.
Save Parrot Species From Exotic Pet Trade
Animals  (tags: thick billed parrot, exotic, pet trade, petition, endangered, north america )

Scooby
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
The thick-billed parrot is the last surviving species of parrot remaining that is indigenous to North America.
Conservation Groups: $20,000 Reward - Info on Killers of Breeding Female Teanaway Wolf in Okanogan-Wenatchee NF
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, sadness, slaughter, suffering, law, ethics, humans, abuse, endangered, animalcruelty, animalrights, animaladvocates, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, killing )

Michael
- 1 day ago - biologicaldiversity.org
"It's hard to comprehend these senseless illegal killings, because not only are wolves legally protected, there is no evidence these wolves were doing anything harmful at the time of their deaths," said Amaroq Weiss of CBD about the Oct and other killing
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 )

Roxy
- 17 hours ago - upworthy.com
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
Justice for Dog Dragged Behind SUV in Saudi Arabia! We Demand Animal Protection Laws! Animal Petitions By YouSignAnimals.Org. S
Animals  (tags: )


- 3 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
Please sign the petition and urge the Prince of Saudi Arabia to take this matter into consideration. Animals are innocent and helpless. They need protection.
Border Collie Fights for His Life After Doused With Chemicals and Set on Fire
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, investigation, sadness )


- 15 hours ago - examiner.com
A friendly border collie named Hershey was doused with a caustic chemical and set on fire in Odessa, Texas this week, his injuries are severe, and he may not survive.
PETITION: The Pet Safety and Protection Act, H.R. 2256
Animals  (tags: pets, cats, dogs, petition, safety act, protection, animal safety )

Scooby
- 3 hours ago - change.org
I am writing to ask that you co-sponsor H.R. 2256, the Pet Safety and Protection Act, which is currently being considered in the House of Representatives.
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 )

Roxy
- 17 hours ago - latimes.com
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.
BUDDY IS MISSING
Animals  (tags: missing, urgent! )


- 15 hours ago - facebook.com
100+ Abandoned dogs of Everglades Florida Please share far and wide. Buddy is 12 yrs of age collapsed trachea, Need his meds. This dog belongs to one of our girls on our Crew. Contact lori at 954-818-4231. Or 561-860-3783
Two Recent Successful Dog and Cat Rescues
Animals  (tags: goodnews, rescue, take action )


- 15 hours ago - us3.campaign-archive2.com
Please write to California Governor Brown's office and tell others about this campaign. You don't have to live in California. Sample message are included We can stop the brutalization of millions of cats and and dogs that are taken for their meat.
'Blood Sports': America's Dog Fighting Industry Is Still as Strong as Ever
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, dogs, death, suffering )

Mike
- 10 hours ago - mashable.com
The actual fights take ages. Unlike most movie portrayals, with one dog ripping out another's throat, it takes hours to end: small bite by small bite, scratch by scratch. It's more of an endurance match than it is a fight.
Support Protecting Rare Birds in California PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 58 minutes ago - forcechange.com
Ninety percent of California's wetlands have been converted for agricultural use, leaving migratory shorebirds with no place to land. With a mere five percent of the state's wetlands left, the fraction of birds that remain are forced to rely on farms
Hippo Jumps From Moving Truck in Taiwan, Startling Locals
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, protection, suffering, endangered, conservation, animalrights )

Ramil Ros
- 12 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
An injured hippo lies on the ground after it jumped from a truck in Miaoli county, Taiwan, while being transported to a farm
Ban Toxic Drug That Harms Avian Wildlife PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, avian wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 49 minutes ago - forcechange.com
In a study published in the journal Bird Conservation International, scientists found that Steppe Eagles were dying from the drug's effects in India.
7 People Who Were Animals' Worst Enemies This Year
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, humans, pets, sadness )

Jean
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
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
Saving Hope
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, cruelty, dogs, humans, rescued, sadness, suffering )

Nicole
- 19 hours ago - facebook.com
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.
Lizard Looks Like Falling Leaf (Acts Like One Too)
Animals  (tags: Lizard, camouflage, leaf, study, interesting )

Giana
- 8 hours ago - news.discovery.com
The Bornean gliding lizard has such effective camouflage that each individual perfectly matches the color of falling leaves in its particular forest habitat, according to a new study.
Say "No" to Animal Cruelty. Cancel Your Performance at Frontier Days PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

Anna
- 1 hour ago - change.org
Let's be sure Aerosmith hears those voices too. Aerosmith is a legendary rock band whose name shouldn't be fouled up by animal cruelty. Join us in asking Aerosmith to withdraw from the Cheyenne Frontier Days entertainment lineup. Please sign and share
 

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