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High-Speed Slaughter Is Hell for Pigs
Animals  (tags: meat, cruelty, pork industry, suffering, pigs, hogs )

- 470 days ago -
Kicked. Beaten. Scalded alive. All in the name of profit for pork giants who want to fatten their pocketbooks by drastically increasing slaughter speed - at the animals' expense.
Save Hogs From Allegedly Abusive Farm
Animals  (tags: hogs, animal abuse, abusive farm, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, humans, suffering )

- 1306 days ago -
Reopen alleged hog farm abuse case after it was closed without charges being pressed.
Update Canada's Archaic Animal Transport Regulations - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Canada, hogs, animal welfare, western hog exchange, transport, petition )

- 1678 days ago -
A breaking Mercy For Animals Canada investigation at Western Hog Exchange -- a pig assembly yard -- reveals shocking animal abuse and neglect within the livestock transportation industry.
Petition | Give Maximum Sentencing for Those Who Brutally Torture Animals! | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: illegal slaughterhouse, West Miami-Dade, pigs, goats, hogs, chickens, shot, stabbed, beaten, sledgehammer, boiled alive, gutted, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conse )

- 1732 days ago -
At an illegal slaughterhouse in West Miami-Dade, pigs, goats, hogs, and chickens were shot, stabbed, beaten with sledgehammers and gutted and boiled while alive, authorities said Wednesday. Authorities in recent years have busted offenders for...
ACTION ALERT - Tell Officials to Scrap Cruel Aerial Hunt on Texas Wildlife Refuge!
Animals  (tags: animals, hogs, feral hogs, aerial hunts, wildlife, wildanimals, killed, suffering, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3027 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering a plan that, if passed, would permit the gunning down of feral hogs from helicopters to reduce the population within the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge.
15,000 Hogs Perish in Fire
Animals  (tags: animals, hogs, fire, death, hog farm, AnimalWelfare, slaughter, environment, protection )

- 3576 days ago -
Thousands of pigs were killed in a hog barn fire on the Cluny Hutterite Colony, gutting a main source of income and causing up to $9 million in loss and damages.
State to Undertake First Large-Scale Animal Culling
Animals  (tags: hogs, cull, animals, AnimalWelfare, killing, viruses, environment )

- 3737 days ago -
THE GOVERNMENT would cull some 6,000 hogs from a swine farm north of Metro Manila following a confirmed outbreak of Ebola Reston virus (ERV), making it the first disease-related large-scale destruction of domestic animals.
Sheriff: New Details In Livestock Abuse Case
Animals  (tags: hogs, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, crime, cruelty, death, humans, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, law )

John (Aqu
- 4077 days ago -
Authorities said three dozen hogs were killed or injured after more than 600 were freed from their pens at a farm near Collins last weekend. The people who freed the animals used their vehicle to chase the hogs through nearby farm fields, hitting and
Hogs Help Battle Beetle in Apple Orchard
Animals  (tags: Hogs, beetles, research, experiments, environment )

- 4091 days ago -
As part of a research experiment believed to be among the first of its kind, Jim Koan is using some pigs to help protect his fruit from the plum curculio, a tiny insect that is among the most destructive apple pests.
Swine Fever Hits Tanzania
Animals  (tags: Tanzania, swine flu, pigs, hogs, death, sadness )

John (Aqu
- 4094 days ago -
Tanzanian authorities reported the outbreak of a deadly viral swine disease on Sunday that has killed nearly 140 pigs in two regions in less than two weeks. "The viral disease has so far caused death to 138 pigs," said Charles Nyamgunda, permanent
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, Hogs, animalsuffering )

- 4318 days ago -
CNN's Rick Sanchez takes a look at the controversial practice of "hog-dog" fights. (Video)
Oregon Becomes First State to Ban Gestation Crates By Act of Government
Animals  (tags: abuse, animal, animals, cruelty, pigs, farms, factory, gestation, cages, transportation, swine, hogs )

- 4336 days ago -
Last week, Oregon governor Ted Kulongoski signed a bill passed by the state legislature that will make the use of gestation crates illegal by 2013.

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