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Thousands of Horses Left to Die in Ireland as Recession Hits Owners
Animals  (tags: ireland, tragedy, cruelty, horses, abandoned, starved, mistreated, ireland, recession, economics, horse cruelty )

- 3128 days ago -
ABOUT 20,000 horses have been abandoned or destroyed in Ireland since the country's economic crisis, an animal charity said yesterday. Ireland's racehorse ownership was the highest in Europe during the country's boom years, with a thoroughbred seen as
Hard Times for a Western Icon
Animals  (tags: horses, unwanted, overbreeding, horse welfare, hay prices, recession )

- 3420 days ago -
Prices are plummeting in an oversaturated equine market, people are neglecting or abandoning their horses at a higher rate and more ranchers are trading in four legs for four wheels. Hay prices are through the roof and the economy is hurting.
Are Banks Responsible for Animals Caught in Foreclosures?
Animals  (tags: animals, foreclosures, recession, banks, animals, homeless, welfare )

- 3479 days ago -
Earlier this week, a bank foreclosed on an animal sanctuary in Rhode Island. The owner was evicted, 136 animals were left behind. The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says that somebody could face charges of animal neglect
Slaughter of the Horses: More Animals Will Be Shot as Recession Bites
Animals  (tags: recession, horse sanctuaries, fiances, horse slaughter )

- 3506 days ago -
Hundreds of horses face being shot this winter because their owners can no longer afford to keep them. Sanctuaries and animal charities around the country have been flooded with requests to take in animals, but they cannot cope with demand. Some
Ashland: Rescued Tigers Are Losing Their Home
Animals  (tags: sadness, recession, mortgage, selling up, rescued tigers, sanctuary )

- 3598 days ago -
The clock is ticking for five extraordinary animals. Taz, Ticha, Katie, Delilah, and Sammie have been raised from cubs by Denise and Jose Flores near Ashland. Jose lost his job at Ridgid Tools last fall and the family fell behind on their mortgage.
Recession Has Helped Alligators Keep Their Skins
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, alligators, recession, skins, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3599 days ago -
As conspicuous consumption loses some of its cachet during the recession, the swamp's most conspicuous consumers have less to fear from humans.
Silent Recession Victims Wait in Animal Shelters
Animals  (tags: animals, abandoned, recession, victims, unwanted, dumped, animal shelters, tragedy, animal advocates )

- 3703 days ago -
She's tired, he's cold, she's hungry and they're alone. They are the silent victims of the recession. Times are hard, money is tight, joys are hard to find, hope is fading. The economy is going into intensive care and there is no end in sight. But,
Death of Puppies Dumped Becaue of Recession
Animals  (tags: animal shelter, animal cruelty, recession, animal abusers, puppies dumped, abandoned, plastic bags, puppies deaths )

- 3721 days ago -
EVERY picture tells a story and this one speaks volumes about the sad plight of pets in a worsening recession. The three pups were found dumped in plastic bags on a Wexford roadside recently. Despite the best efforts of the WSPCA and veterinary inter
780,000 Pets Could Be Put Down During Recession Because Owner's Can't Pay Medical Bills
Animals  (tags: pets, vet bills, recession, endangered, killed, sadness )

- 3723 days ago -
Research shows 780,000 pets -including 200,000 dogs-could be put down as the recession takes its toll and owners refuse to pay for vet bills.
Longmont Humane Society Sees Sharp Increase in Animal Relinquishment
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, recession, abandonement, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 3731 days ago -
The Longmont Humane Society typically shelters about 80 dogs, but lately they've had as many as 340 animals in their care. "Ideally we like to be moving as many animals out as we're taking in and that hasn't been the case recently," said Evans.
Toledo Area Humane Society Seeks Homes for More Older Dogs
Animals  (tags: pets, recession, older animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, animals )

- 3733 days ago -
The society is encouraging owners of rental properties to loosen up their pet policies to accommodate people who turn to apartments after losing their homes, Ms. Bailey said. "It's truly an economic crisis because of what these families are in.
Gorilla Warfare : The Financial Picture for Zoos Isn't a Good One.
Animals  (tags: zoos, animals, animal welfare, recession, stimulus bill, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3739 days ago -
When the oldest zoo in America was planning its 150th anniversary, it probably never thought Congress would compare it to a casino just weeks before the celebration. Such was the case for the Philadelphia Zoo, which marked its sesquicentennial this past
Budget Cuts Are Forcing Zoos To Make Tough Decisions : It's Man Vs Beast
Animals  (tags: zoos, budget cuts, recession, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3749 days ago -
AS in other cities, the shocks of the economic collapse have reverberated throughout Chicago, from the commodities exchanges in the Loop, past the fancy storefronts on Michigan Avenue and into the residential and commercial neighborhoods across the city's
Destined to Die, the Horses Middle-Class Owners Can No Longer Afford to Keep
Animals  (tags: england, animals, horses, recession, destined to die, sadness )

- 3753 days ago -
Cash-strapped horse owners unable to care for them during the economic downturn are being told to have the animals put down. A leading animal charity has seen a five-fold increase in the number contacting them for help and have advised most that the b
They'Ll Take Your Tortoise, or Whatever- VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animal rescue center, exotic pets, wild animals, surrended, recession, animal welfare )

- 3756 days ago -
Kay Rosaire greets Mikey the Vervet Monkey by name. She knows the names of each and every one of her animals, and these days there are a lot more names to learn as she gets calls from people who can no longer afford their exotic pets. "Most of them

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