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Celebrate World Animal Day - 4 October
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, Animal Welfare, animal rights, donations )

Barb
- 287 days ago - worldanimalday.org.uk
MISSION: TO RAISE THE STATUS OF ANIMALS IN ORDER TO IMPROVE WELFARE STANDARDS AROUND THE GLOBE
âEUR~ItâEUR(TM)s Pretty NastyâEUR(TM): Beach Volleyball Players in Alabama Accidentally Kill Hundreds of Birds
Offbeat  (tags: volleyball players, bird eggs, relocated, Animal Cruelty, Animal Welfare, animal rights )

Barb
- 344 days ago - msn.com
Over the July 4 weekend, a wildlife researcher named Andrew Haffenden was conducting a bird survey on a spit of land just off the south side of Dauphin Island, a barrier island in the northern Gulf of Mexico that helps form the entrance to
Nearly Half A Million Dollars Worth of Elephant Tusks Seized in Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, ivory sales, seizures, wildlife trafficking, wildlife loss, stronger protection, trade ban, animal rights, animal welfare laws )


- 539 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Officials in Thailand seized just over 326 pounds of full elephant tusks and 31 other fragments en route from Nigeria to China at a Bangkok airport on Friday, January 5th. Officials estimated the price of the ivory on the black market at 15 million...
VIDEO: Vet Stays in Freezing Doghouse to Show Exactly Why Your Pet Belongs Indoors
Offbeat  (tags: Veternarian, experiment, doghouse, freezing temperatures, proper animal care, safety, animal rights, animal welfare laws )


- 549 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
To demonstrate the dangers of leaving a pet outside in the cold for too long, veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward filmed himself spending a freezing night in a doghouse during winter. He resolved to stay in there as long as he could "stand it."
Chinese Police Bust Gang Selling Poison Darts Used to Kidnap Dogs for Dog Meat Trade
Offbeat  (tags: China's Animal Cruelty, kidnapped dogs, dog meat traders, arrests, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of further killings, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection, punishment for animal killers )


- 576 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Police in the Anhui province of China busted a gang's headquarters in October 2017, discovering a stash of poisoned needles used in the capture of canines destined for the dog meat industry. Eight people were arrested on allegations of selling 200,000...
Justice Served: Ollie the Pit Bull's Murderer Faces 17 Counts of Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: barbaric animal cruelty, harsh penalties for animal killers, justice for animals, animal rights, imprisonment, high fine )


- 580 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Following pressure from Lady Freethinker readers and other activists, Hollywood, FL police have filed charges against Brendan Evans, the 31-year-old man from Florida who murdered Ollie the pit bull. Evans remains locked up in Broward County Jail,...
VIDEO: This Cat May Have One Eye and A Snaggletooth, But He's Absolutely Beautiful
Offbeat  (tags: animal lovers, unique animals, Animal welfare act, animal rights )


- 583 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Born with only one eye and a malformed jaw that caused him to have a snaggletooth, Willie stood out from the other kittens in his litter -- but when cat lover Kristen first laid eyes on him, she knew they were meant for one another. Kristen thought he...
Can Compassion for Animals Lead to World Peace?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, rights, violence, world, children, Animal Welfare, cruelty, protection, animal welfare, animal rights, society, crime, humanrights, war, Human Rights, interesting, dogs, protection, humane education, peace education )

Heather
- 853 days ago - greatpeacemakers.com
With profound insights from some of the world's great peacemakers, this essay explores the connection between how we treat animals and how we treat each other.
Ringling Bros Circus to CLOSE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal welfare, circus, culture, elephants abused, animal rights, lions, tigers )

Adeline
- 915 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will close forever in May. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and prolonged battles with animal rights groups all contributed to its demise.
Delta Sued By Hunter Over Exotic Animal Trophy Ban
Offbeat  (tags: animal rights, hunting, trophy hunting, Delta Air Lines )

Tracy
- 1368 days ago - airport.blog.ajc.com
An expert in animal law has flown to the defense of Delta Air Lines after a group of safari hunters sued the airline over its ban on transporting exotic animal hunting trophies.
Biggest Elephant Killed in Africa for Almost 30 Years Brings Back Memories of Cecil the Lion
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, elephants, hunting, zimbabwe, animal rights )

Tracy
- 1373 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
German hunter pays nearly £40,000 to shoot one of the largest elephants ever seen in Zimbabwe, while conservationists and safari guides mourn the loss of magnificent animal
Council Scraps Urban Fox Cull in Face of Protests
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, culling, london, rspca, animal rights, foxes )

Tracy
- 1377 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Hackney council has suspended the country's first cull of urban foxes for 30 years after protests from animal welfare groups
Moby Reveals How He Became An Animal Rights Activist - as He Calls on Fans to Join Him in Walk
Offbeat  (tags: Moby, singer, animal rights, farm sanctuary, walk, New York, Florida )

Scooby
- 1381 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The musician recently took time out to show his support for Farm Sanctuary's nearly three decades of lifesaving work by starring in a video inviting fans to lace up and join him.
SeaWorld Puts Employee Who Reportedly Acted as PETA Activist on Leave
Offbeat  (tags: Sea world, leave, peta, animal rights )

Scooby
- 1464 days ago - marketwatch.com
On leave an animal protector.
Chinese Dog-Eating Festival Outrages Foreigners
Offbeat  (tags: animals, abuse, animal rights, dog-eating festival, China )


- 1508 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Outrage on social media over an annual dog-eating festival in China has been growing every year - and this year it's trended across the world. Will the anger eventually end the practice of eating dog meat in China?
 

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