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To Prohibit the Possession of Four-Legged Animals for the Purpose of Engaging in Animal Fighting
Animals  (tags: kentucky, dogs, dog fighting, petition, animal cruelty )

- 1498 days ago -
As a Kentuckian, and a person who believes that all sentient beings should be protected from cruel treatment and abuse, I am ashamed and appalled to learn that Kentucky is the only state in our nation that has not passed the amendment regarding
End Pig Wrestling Event
Animals  (tags: pigs, wrestling, kentucky, animal cruelty, petition )

- 1520 days ago -
Pig wrestling is a sport in which a pig is slathered with oil and set free in a muddy pit. A crowd of people, usually children, then run into the pit and chase the terrified animal around. Such an event is scheduled to take place at a Kentucky fair.
Ban Dog Fighting in Kentucky
Animals  (tags: kentucky, petition, ban, dog fighting, animal welfare )

- 1528 days ago -
Most of the dogs in Louisville animal shelters are there because they were used in dog fights, sustained injuries during those fights, and were abandoned by their owners.
Demand Retrial For Horse Abuser & Ban on Future Animal Ownership ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: horse abuse, kentucky, animal cruelty, abused )

- 1555 days ago -
An animal control officer in Kentucky was appalled at the alleged plea agreement by the Pendleton County prosecutors to give a Mr. Larry Browning back five of his horse after he was facing 14 counts of animal cruelty. Besides, they found 49 dead horses.
CNN VIDEO: Wolf Dogs May Have Eaten Woman's Body
Animals  (tags: Kentucky, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, humans, pets, dogs, crime )

- 2035 days ago -
Authorities believe a group of wolf-dog hybrids ate the body of a missing Kentucky woman.
ACTION ALERT: No to Hunting of Sandhill Cranes of Kentucky ! PLEASE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: migration, kentucky, winter, masscre, slaughter, cruelty, authorities, protection, birds )

- 2886 days ago -
Hunters would be allowed to shoot the birds as they migrate through Kentucky in winter, even though sandhill cranes' stopover is brief and has a minimal effect on people and other animals. Hunters consider the cranes a challenge because the majestic bird
Parole Denied for Convicted Animal Abuser--Victory!
Animals  (tags: abuse, animals, Kentucky, parole, denied, victoryAnimalWelfare )

- 2986 days ago -
Update 2/15/11: Russell Swigart's parole was denied! Thank you to everyone who signed the petition and wrote letters to the Kentucky Parole Board encouraging that convicted animal abuser Russell Swigart's parole be denied. More than 15,000 signatures we
Swedish Birds 'Scared to Death': Veterinarian
Animals  (tags: birds, fish, mass deaths, U.S., Sweden, Arkansas, Louisiana, Kentucky, Chesapeake Bay )

- 3029 days ago -
A county veterinarian has speculated that the birds that fell from the sky in central Sweden on Tuesday may have been frightened by fireworks, then run over by a car after landing on the road in the dark.
ACTION ALERT: URGENT: Ask Kentucky to Ban Public Contact With Exotic Animals ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: kentucky, exotic animals, wild animals, abused, mistreated, regulations, protection, welfare, laws )

- 3101 days ago -
The state of Kentucky currently has some of the strictest and most progressive regulations concerning wild animals used in circuses and other traveling exhibits. Unbelievably, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is considering changes
Kentucky Legislature Fails Abused Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, environment, protection, abuse, legislature, Kentucky )

- 3239 days ago -
According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the state of Kentucky is one of the five worst states in the country when it comes to protecting animals. That's why it's simply baffling that, when given a chance to start improving their record with a simple
Protect Kentucky's Homeless Animals ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, homeless animals, Kentucky, environment, protection, pets )

- 3261 days ago -
Despite passage of the Humane Shelter Law, many Kentucky counties are treating the animals in their care with reckless disregard for the suffering that they are causing. This misconduct continues because the Humane Shelter Law has no enforcement
Kentucky Ponders Measure to Help Unwanted Horses
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, horses, legislation, Kentucky, environment, protection, suffering )

- 3315 days ago -
With time running out, lawmakers pressed ahead Thursday with legislation intended to help unwanted, neglected and sometimes abused horses
ACTION ALERT: Stop Animal Abuse in Kentucky Shelters!!!
Animals  (tags: kentucky, animals abused, animals mistreated, animalshelters, authorities, pound seizure, animal experiments, investigation, animal legalisation )

- 3444 days ago -
Kentucky pets continue to be shot by animal control officers at county shelters, and cats sold to laboratories. This is because the state gave control of county shelters over to county government officials, known as Judge Executives (they are not real
Dog Lovers From All Over the Country Gather at the Louisville, Kentucky, Dog Shows
Animals  (tags: dogs, dog shows, Kentucky, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3690 days ago -
The heavy hitters in the dog show world gathered this weekend in Louisville, Kentucky. The Expo Center has indoor halls large enough to park 37 Boeing 747s head-to-tail or let every one of Kentucky's 50 college football teams compete at the same time.
Oldest Male Gorilla in N. America Turns 50 in Ky. Zoo, Surrounded By Females and Fruit
Animals  (tags: kentucky, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorilla, oldes in usa, birthday, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3747 days ago -
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The oldest male gorilla in a North American zoo celebrated his 50th birthday surrounded by females and snacking on fruit. The Louisville Zoo had a party Saturday for Timmy, a silverback gorilla born in 1959. Zoo officials report he is

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