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Petition: Make It A Law to Spay/Neuter Pets, End Massive Euthanization of Dogs and Cats at Shelters
Animals  (tags: dogs and cats, overpopulation, illegal breeding, euthanization, Spay and neuter, animal welfare laws, animal rights, prevention of further exploitation, prevention of killing healthy animals, needless suffering, stronger protection, responsibility )

- 518 days ago -
The overpopulation of pets in America has been out of control for years. Animal Rescue groups are full and overextended. Millions of animals are euthanized every year. Gandhi summed it up completely: "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress...
Petition - Stop the Mass Slaughter of Reindeer Herds
Animals  (tags: norway, reindeers, mass slaughter, overpopulation, animal welfare and rights, prevention of killing healthy animals, prevention of wildlife loss, alternative methods, ethical treatment of animals, Respect for animals )

- 578 days ago -
Reverse earlier decision to cull reindeer herds over fears of overgrazing and spreading disease. Reindeer across Norway have been killed in large numbers in an attempt to address concerns that their population has grown unmanageable.
Petition: Please Help the Corfu Strays, Provide Licensed Veterinary Premises for Sterilisation Projects.
Animals  (tags: stray animals, veterinary premises, overpopulation, abandoned animals, needless suffering, stronger controls, sterilizations, animal welfare and rights, prevention of mistreatment, stronger protection )

- 596 days ago -
We urgently need Licensed Veterinary premises - the stray animal population is out of control - with daily posts on Social media highlighting new cases of abandoned dogs, puppies, cats & kittens. Not only are the animals suffering but so is the image...
PETITION ALERT: Lets Stop the Unnecessary Killing of Thousands of Animals Everyday!! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: homeless animals, killed, overpopulation, state laws, animal welfare, protection rescue groups )

- 2912 days ago -
The rescue organizations, i.e., State Humane Societys, private rescue groups, and other organizations are overflowing with pets that have been born to back yard breeders who neglect to recognize that there are many animals that need to be adopted,
Animal Overpopulation: What's the Solution to 600 Million Stray Dogs?
Animals  (tags: tragedy, overpopulation, humans, 600 milion stray dogs, protection laws, desexing )

- 2980 days ago -
"190 Street Dogs Shot." "10,000 Stray Dogs To Be Shot." "Stray Dog Deportation Plan Compared To 'Concentration Camp'." "Officials Kill 58,000 Stray Dogs." The headlines speak for themselves, but animals cannot. Activists have stepped up in order to not
Animals  (tags: extinction, overpopulation, AnimalWelfare, conservation )

- 3014 days ago -
We're in the midst of the Earth's sixth mass extinction crisis. Harvard biologist E. O. Wilson estimates that 30,000 species per year (or three species per hour) are being driven to extinction. Compare this to the natural background rate of one extinction
Portraits of America's Endangered Species
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, endangered, environment, extinction, overpopulation, habitat, humans, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3437 days ago -
They say the true measure of a person, or of society, is how we treat the least among us. Can you imagine a planet without wolves? Without frogs? Without pollinating insects? Of course, the elephant in the room is human overpopulation. We're nearing ...
Wolves Could Help Curb Booming Herds of Deer, Elk in National Parks
Animals  (tags: wolves, deer, elk, overpopulation, wildanimals )

- 3446 days ago -
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Researchers say small packs of gray wolves introduced to national parks and other sites across the country could curb oversized elk and deer herds that are eating up parklands
California Chihuahuas High-Tail It to City From Overwhelmed Hollywood Shelters
Animals  (tags: shelters, overpopulation, flying dogs, New York, pets )

- 3504 days ago -
Animal welfare groups are planning to fly dozens of the pint-size pets from California to the Big Apple in coming weeks after West Coast dog shelters recently became overrun with the breed.
Unwanted Horse Population Growing In Oklahoma
Animals  (tags: wild horses, unwanted, overpopulation )

- 3558 days ago -
GLENPOOL, OK -- The struggling economy has hit nearly every industry and it has trickled down to the horse industry, intensifying the unwanted horse population. Saturday, Legacy Equine Center in Glenpool held a client appreciation day. They also
Human Overpopulation Is the #1 Threat to Animals Worldwide
Animals  (tags: animals, humans, overpopulation, threat, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3617 days ago -
Human overpopulation is an animal rights issue as well as an environmental issue and a human rights issue. Human activities, including mining, transportation, pollution, agriculture, development, and logging, take habitat away from wild animals as well
Help Control Pet Overpopulation ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, overpopulation, spay and neuter, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 3648 days ago -
Own a dog or cat? Get them spayed or neutered! It really is the single most important thing an individual animal owner can do to help control overpopulation and bring down the euthanasia rate!
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, overpopulation, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment )

- 3714 days ago -
Each year millions of dogs and cats, puppies and kittens, are killed in shelters and on the streets due to a lack of responsible homes.
Spay & Neuter : Addressing a Pet Overpopulation Tragedy
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, overpopulation, spay and neuter, AnimalWelfare, cats, dogs, protection )

- 3794 days ago -
Each day 10,000 humans are born in the US and each day 70,000 puppies and kittens are born. That represents one human to 15 dogs/45 cats. As long as these birth rates exist, there will never be enough homes for all these animals.
Serious Concern for Florida Manatees
Animals  (tags: manatee, manatees,, sirenians, extinction, overpopulation, marine wildlife, politics, mammals, conservation, endangered, environment, ethics, investigation, suffering, society, wildlife, habitat, AnimalWelfare, animals )

- 3915 days ago -
Who Else Wants To Help Save The 3,200 That Occupy The Florida Coast? American Tourism, Leisure Water Activities, and the Fishing Industry are the main causes of the Decline of Manatees... *For more info, please visit

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