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Punishing Pit Bulls or People?
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pit bull, pets, humans, debate, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3010 days ago -
In Shelby, the City Council might consider placing restrictions on pit bull owners in response to the tragic mauling in Waxhaw last week that took the life of a 5-year-old girl. Councilman Joel Shores has recommended that the board examine
African Conservation Groups Go Military, Shoot to Kill Poachers
Animals  (tags: africa, conservation, poachers, wild animals, slaughtered, protection, debate )

- 3168 days ago -
Last month, a rhinoceros calf watched as his mother, the last female rhino in South Africa's Krugersdorp National Park, bled to death from the wound where poachers had sawed off her horn. With rhino horn worth more than gold on the black market, the war
Should Wild Animals Be Used for Our Entertainment? - Please Vote No
Animals  (tags: animals, animals in circuses, circuses, zoos, animals for entertainment, cruelty abuse, IDA, vote, poll, informed debate, debate, informed, animalcruelty, AnimalCruelty, abused, abuse, animals, slaughter, wildlife, society, sadness, tigers, suffering, wha )

- 3223 days ago -
If you haven't yet voted on the question "Should wild animals be used for our entertainment?", the featured debate between Dr. Katz and Jack Hanna in this month's Costco Magazine, please VOTE NOW! The "yes" side has gained 10% in the past 2 weeks...
March 15: Public Discussion of Experiments on Monkeys
Animals  (tags: primate, research, debate, monkeyswildlife, suffering, protection, humans, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, AnimalCruelty, cruelty, ethics )

- 3337 days ago -
Alliance Co-director, Rick Bogle and UW researcher, Paul Kaufman, M.D. will face off on the issues surrounding the use of monkeys at the University of Wisconsin.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Considers Manatees-Vs.-Military Debate
Animals  (tags: manatees, habitat, protection, expansions, military, debate, conservation, endangered )

- 3394 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering a bid from environmental groups to expand the areas designated as critical habitat for manatees in Florida and Georgia. That's all well and good, if you're a manatee -- but the U.S. Navy fears that more
Horses as Courses May End Under French Pet Protection Bill
Animals  (tags: french pet protection, legalisation, stopping horse slaughter, horses eaten, debate )

- 3404 days ago -
It is a working animal that has been used on farms, in sport, in warfare and on the plate for thousands of years. But now a debate is under way in France over a move to classify the horse as a domestic pet. The argument is passionate -- with insults
African Nations To Debate Policy On Ivory Sales
Animals  (tags: african nations, debate, ivory stockpiles, elephants, slaughtered, disappearing, conference )

- 3407 days ago -
On the eve of a an international conference aiming to protect the world's endangered species, a number of African nations are struggling to reach a consensus on whether they should allow new stockpiles of ivory to be dumped on the markets.
Lucknow Zoo Authorities Treating Tiger for Cancer
Animals  (tags: man eater tiger, lucknow zoo, authorities, debate, treating for cancer, suffering, young tiger )

- 3437 days ago -
Lucknow Zoo authorities, aided by veterinarians, are treating a man-eater tiger diagnosed with cancer. Two- and- half year old male tiger 'Kishen' had killed five people before being trapped by wildlife wardens in the Kishenpur sanctuary.
Death Debate Over Tiger With Cancer
Animals  (tags: debate, death debate, man eating tiger, diagonised with cancer, suffering )

- 3440 days ago -
A two-and-a-half-year-old tiger put in the Lucknow zoo after it turned a man-eater has been diagnosed with cancer, sparking a debate on whether it should be left to suffer or given euthanasia. Kishen, as he is called because he had strayed from the
Wild Animals Should Not Be Service Animals
Animals  (tags: wild animals, freedom, service animals, debate, cruelty, federal courrts, hearings, disasters )

- 3452 days ago -
There is a debate over whether just any animal and particularly wild animals can or should be service animals. In just the last month two federal courts, one in Arizona and one in Missouri, found nonhuman primates in those particular situations could not
Wild Horse Debate Gallops on
Animals  (tags: wild horses, roundedup, imprisoned, goverment, BLM, debate )

- 3463 days ago -
The Obama administration's first try at resolving the debate over the wild horses of the West has not gone over well with some. Animal rights groups say that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's proposal to relocate thousands of mustangs to preserves in the
Wild Horse Plan Rekindles Cattle Grazing Debate
Animals  (tags: wild horses, debate, cattle, public lands, grazing, wild horses, rounded up )

- 3471 days ago -
A new federal proposal to manage wild horses is rekindling debate over another fixture of the Western range: cattle. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last week proposed moving thousands of mustangs to preserves in the Midwest and East to protect horse
Trapped in Debate
Animals  (tags: leg hold traps, horrific cruelty, debate, wild animals, trapping )

- 3476 days ago -
It will likely take heightened international exposure of the U.S. BMP trap-testing program for the world to see it for the sham it is. Global pressure will be needed to compel the E.U. to re-think its weak trapping agreement with the U.S. and ultimately
WHAT DO YOU THINK?: Exotic Pet Debate Heats Up in Salem
Animals  (tags: wild animlas, freedom, exotic pet trade, suffering, debate, salemwildlife, endangered, animalwelfare )

- 3696 days ago -
The exotic pet debate heated up in Salem Thursday. Law makers are considering making it illegal for Oregonians to keep wild animals as pets. Oregon is one of 22 states that lets private citizens own wild animals like lions, bears, monkeys and some
Shark Net Row Reignited By Whale Rescue
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, rescued, shark nets, debate, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, suffering )

- 3858 days ago -
THE rescue of a whale trapped in shark nets off the Gold Coast yesterday is set to reignite the environmental debate over the use of the nets. Rescuers spent several hours untangling up to 180m of shark net from around the whale before, near exhaustion

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