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Help Save Blue Whales From Deadly Ship Strikes! - Take Action!: NRDC's Save BioGems
Animals  (tags: world, whales, endangered, environment, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, military, oceans )

- 2105 days ago -
Every year, endangered blue whales are being needlessly struck and killed by commercial ships off the coast of California. There's a simple, life-saving solution: opening up Navy waters to commercial shipping traffic.
Help Stop Canada's Military From Poisoning Pigs! ACTION
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abuse, animalwelfare, toxins, sarin, mustard agent, protection, pigs, Canada, military, cruelty )

- 2340 days ago -
Because valid simulators exist and are being used worldwide, DRDC's poisoning of pigs--in addition to being extremely cruel and ineffective--clearly violates Canadian animal welfare guidelines that require that alternatives to the use of animals be used...
Navy to Deafen 15,900 Whales and Dolphins and Kill 1,800 More
Animals  (tags: Military, animals and enviroment, Worldprotection, whales )

- 2391 days ago -
Stop the killing of 1,800 whales and dolphins and the deafening of 15,900 more by ceasing the operation of the Navy's underwater sound system in the Hawaiian Islands, the California and Atlantic Coasts, and the Gulf of Mexico.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Military Working Dogs Deserve Recognition for Their Service
Animals  (tags: military, news, animals, animalwelfare, dogs, miiitary service dogs )

- 2440 days ago -
Support bills that would reclassify military working dogs as members of the Armed Forces, as well as provide support for them in retirement.
USA: Support and Protect Retired Military Dogs ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, military, protection, environment )

- 2441 days ago -
Military working dogs (MWDs) help keep us safe and perform important tasks that can be difficult, if not impossible, for humans. Unfortunately, they are currently classified as "equipment" by the U.S. Department of Defense. This classification not only
United States Congress: Give Military Working Dogs Medical Benefits When They Retire ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, military, retirement, benefits, protection, environment )

- 2701 days ago -
Unlike their handlers, MWDs, do not receive medical benefits after they retire. MWDs, like Cairo who caught Osama bin Laden, deploy to war torn countries, sniff out bombs, drugs and terrorists to keep our soldiers, families and country safe.
ACTION ALERT: Help Improve U.S. Military Medicine: Stop Live Animal Trauma Training! SIGN!
Animals  (tags: military, animals, tortured, experiments, suffering, legalisation, animal welfare )

- 2762 days ago -
Did you know that current U.S. military combat trauma training includes practicing medical procedures on live animals? These outdated training methods include amputating the legs of goats and slicing into pigs' throats to create larger air passages.
ACTION ALERT: End the Use of Live Animals for Military Research! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: military, animals experiments, animal killed, combat trauma injuries, cruelty )

- 2773 days ago -
A revised version of the federal BEST Practices Act (originally HR 403, now HR 1417), which would end the use of live animals for research for combat trauma injury exercises by the U.S. military, has been introduced by Rep. Bob Filner (D-CA).
ACTION ALERT: Stop Harming Animals in Military Training ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: animals, killed, testing, experiments, DOD, military, cruelty, alternatives, animal welfare )

- 2777 days ago -
The Department of Defense needs to get with the times. During its training courses, the DOD uses live animals to condition its military trainees for combat and trauma situations. But it's long been known that animals aren't necessary in military training
I Promised Him I'd Find a Way to Bring Him Here With Me. --Please Help
Animals  (tags: donkey, Iraq, military, international, spca )

- 2897 days ago -
I love this brave little donkey. Please help Smoke get home. He deserves better than being alone and hungry in Iraq. I want him here, not just for me, but so I can share him with injured vets through Wounded Warriors Family Support in Nebraska. He'll be t
Reverse Military Dog Breed Bans (BSL) ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, BSL, military, environment, pets, protection )

- 2944 days ago -
Breed Specific Legislation is wrong in general, but now "aggressive" breeds are being banned on all military bases. Military families who currently own these dogs can get a waiver, but this is only a temporary solution. The waiver expires in 2012,
ACTION ALERT:U.S. Residents: Ask Congress to Phase Out Cruel Military Training !!
Animals  (tags: military, training, animals killed, abused, tortured, animal testing, experiments )

- 3211 days ago -
The military's use of animals in medical training programs is not only cruel and ineffective - a cost savings estimate (PDF) recently completed by PCRM reveals that it is also wasting millions of taxpayer dollars
U.S. Residents: Ask Congress to Phase Out Cruel Military Training ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, military, training, cruelty, suffering, protection )

- 3214 days ago -
The military's use of animals in medical training programs is not only cruel and ineffective - a cost savings estimate (PDF) recently completed by PCRM reveals that it is also wasting millions of taxpayer dollars.
Marine Base Cracks Down on Violators of Rule That Bans 'Aggressive' Dog Breeds From Military Housing
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, aggressive breeds, military, environment, pets, protection )

- 3223 days ago -
A North Carolina Marine Corps base is cracking down on violators of a rule banning pit bulls and other aggressive dog breeds from military housing.
Tell Congress to End the Military's War on Animals ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, military, AnimalCruelty, suffering, protection )

- 3225 days ago -
Thousands of live animals are shot, stabbed, dismembered, burned, and poisoned every year in U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) training exercises designed to train medics and members of the infantry how to treat human battlefield injuries.

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