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ACTION ALERT: Ban Rodeos in Victoria(Australia) ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: rodeos, animal abused, calf roping tormented, fear, suffering, victoria, state government, animal welfare )

- 2561 days ago -
No doubt many of you have seen the recent tv advertisements promoting the 7th Annual International Rodeo that will be held here in Melbourne. I was so shocked to see this abhorrent 'sport' still finds support within out community.
ACTION ALERT: Another Horse Dies ! Ban Jump Racing in Victoria Australia ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: government, victoria, australia, jump racing, horses death, suffering, cruelty, outrage, ban )

- 2756 days ago -
On Monday 4 April, we're unfortunately witnesses to a death that shouldn't have occurred. Casa Boy fell just a third of the way through the race and was euthanaised on the track at Warrnambool. Casa Boy was already having difficulty during trials, and
Domestic Shelter in Victoria to Include Pets
Animals  (tags: Dogs, cats, Domestic Violence, The Women's Crisis Center, Victoria, TX )

- 3231 days ago -
VICTORIA, Texas -- A $2 million domestic violence facility expected to open next year in Victoria isn't just about helping people. The Women's Crisis Center in Victoria is adding a pet shelter.
Ten Dead Horses in Jumps Racing: How Many Is Too Many Minister Hulls?
Animals  (tags: rob hulls, minister, racing victoria, racing industry, cruel jump racing, 10 horses killed, victoria )

- 3366 days ago -
Jumps horse 'Rough Night' fell in a hurdle race at Warrnambool today - he broke a leg and was euthanised on the track. Rough Night becomes the tenth horse to die in jumps racing in Victoria this year. The seven year old horse is the fifth to die on
Jumps Racing Trainer Vows to Shoot Horses If Sport Banned in Victoria - Australia
Animals  (tags: austra, lia, victoria, horses, deaths, racing, jumps, trainer, cruelty )

- 3453 days ago -
A LEADING trainer has vowed to shoot his horses and deliver their heads to Racing Minister Rob Hulls if jumps racing is banned in Victoria. Should jumps racing be banned in Victoria? Have your say ... vote in the article
Please Help Us to Ban Jumps Racing as 4 Horses Die in Days- Please Sign PETITION
Animals  (tags: jump racing, australia, states, victoria, south australia, cruelty, horses suffering, horses killed )

- 3458 days ago -
Jumps racing is a cruel and dangerous sport. Horses are forced to run at high speeds and jump obstacles as part of a spectacle. The jumps racing issue has recently exploded as 13 horses died last year, and another 4 have died withing 4 days in 2009!
Top Police Dogs to Be Awarded Medals - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, victoria, police, police dogs, drugs, medals, criminals, narcotics, prison dogs )

- 3462 days ago -
More than a dozen Victoria Police dogs will get service medals today to recognise their role in catching criminals. Of the 13 dogs, three deal with narcotics and three with firearms and explosives, while the others perform general duties.
Endangered Honeyeaters to Be Released - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, victoria, birfs, honeyeaters, gippsland, endangered, great news, good news, rare )

- 3462 days ago -
The largest release of the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater will be carried out in Gippsland today Thirteen young birds will be released in the Bunyip state park. The park has been home to 50 honeyeaters since the state emblem was deemed close to
Best Mates, a Baby Kangaroo and the Wonder Dog That Saved It
Animals  (tags: roadkill, marsupial, pointer, kangaroo, victoria, australia )

- 3500 days ago -
By all accounts the baby kangaroo should have not survived the road accident that claimed its mother...but then along came Rex the wonder dog. The pointer discovered the baby roo, known as a joey, alive in the mother's pouch and took it back to his owner.
Rare Elephant Seal Birth Near Victoria
Animals  (tags: rarity, endangered, extinction, elephant seal, birth, victoria, canada, wild animals, recovering, survival, conservation )

- 3549 days ago -
A baby elephant seal born at an ecological reserve just southwest of here a few nights ago may be the most northerly birth of the mammal recorded, say the region's guardians
NSW Moves to Restrict Sales of Dogs and Cats - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, nsw, clover moore, politician, victoria, pets, dogs, cats, AnimalWelfare, GoodNews )

- 3619 days ago -
WHILE animal welfare activists in Victoria want the State Government to restrict puppy sales, the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, has set down rules for more radical action. Cr Moore, also an independent lower house MP, last week reintroduced the ....
Suspended Sentence for Killing Puppy - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, victoria, melbourne, chihuahua, death, abuse, cruelty, court )

- 3906 days ago -
A MAN who threw his former girlfriend's puppy off the balcony of a high-rise apartment in Melbourne has been given a suspended jail sentence. Owen Abdul Wahed, 23, of Coburg, in Melbourne's north, has pleaded guilty in the Melbourne Magistrates' Court
Mauled Baby's Family Keeps Second Dog - Australia
Animals  (tags: Rottweiler, rotti, australia, victoria, baby, amuled, family, death )

- 3948 days ago -
THE mother of a baby mauled to death by a pet Rottweiler intends to keep her second dog of the same breed. The killer animal, a male, was on death row at a council pound last night awaiting forensic tests on its jaws before being put down.
Fears Cat Abuser May Turn to Humans - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, cat, abuse, victoria, rspca, melbourne, rabbit, seual abuse, cruelty )

- 3966 days ago -
The owner of a cat which was sexually abused and set alight in Melbourne says she hopes the perpetrator rots in jail. Kate Arnol was forced to euthanase her 12-month-old white cat, Bullet, on Saturday, after the pet was found to have serious injuries
Rescuers Search for Tangled Whale - Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, victoria, whale, humpback, wildlife, rescue )

- 4078 days ago -
WILDLIFE officers in Victoria fear a humpback whale tangled in a craypot rope could die if it is not quickly found. Parks Victoria officers were returning from Kanowa Island, near Wilson's Promontory, southeast of Melbourne, on Monday, when they noticed

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