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The President Signs Landmark Animal Fighting Legislation
Animals  (tags: animalabuse, Dogfighting, GoodNews, law, Bush, law enforcement )

- 4374 days ago -
Today, President Bush signed into law a bill that will help law enforcement rid the United States of dogfighting, cockfighting, and other forms of animal fighting. Dogfighting and cockfighting crimes are rampant in the United States, with individuals
Online Protest Gathering Pace at Stopping Dog and Cat Fur Trade
Animals  (tags: dogs, dog, cruelty, pets, cats, fur, China )

- 4374 days ago -
Add your voice to have this ban written in law without loopholes once and for all... Lets end this sick trade!!
Senate Votes for Tighter Pet Food Standards
Health & Wellness  (tags: democrats, government, media, politics, republicans, animal, AnimalWelfare, cats, dog, Dogfood, petfoodrecall, protection )

- 4374 days ago -
Responding to the massive recall of cat and dog food, the Senate voted Wednesday in favor of stricter production and labeling standards so people have more information about what they are feeding their pets.
New Elephant Dulary a Big Hit at Hohenwald Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: Dulary, elephant sanctuary, great news )

- 4375 days ago -
Dulary the elephant slept under the stars on her first night at her new home. Initially leery of leaving the comfort of the trailer that carried her from the Philadelphia Zoo, Dulary finally ventured out Tuesday evening to explore The Elephant Sanctuary
The Movement to Impeach Bush/Cheney May Be Unstoppable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

- 4375 days ago -
Just recently one may have despaired that Bush would get away with murder. There seemed little hope of impeaching him despite his crimes, despite the growing dissatisfaction with his missrule.
Letting Go of the Elephant
Animals  (tags: elephants, freedom, animal welfare )

- 4373 days ago -
Dulary's exit from The Philadelphia Zoo this week did not lack for fanfare. Online polls were held; going away cards were signed; a diary documented her last hours and then the trip to central Tennessee; the local Daily News offered frequent coverage;
Melamine-Tainted Feed Has Entered Human Food Chain
Health & Wellness  (tags: china, usa, fda, food-safety, contamination, health, risks, toxins )

- 4373 days ago -
A chemical used to make plastics that contaminated pet food, killing at least 1,950 cats and 2,200 dogs across the United States has now been detected in the human food chain.
Federal: Urge Your Representative to Protect Big Cats and the Public! Support Haley's Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SIGN PETITION, increase civil penalty, Animal Welfare Act, more than 10, 000 big cats, captivity in the U.S )

- 4375 days ago -
Email your representative today and urge him or her to support and cosponsor Haley's Act.Haley's Act, named in honor of 17-year-old Haley Hilderbrand, would prohibit direct contact between big cats and the public. Haley died in 2005 while having her pictu
Got Milk? Get Ready to Pay More
Animals  (tags: agriculture, animals, war, business, consumer, economy, farming, health, money, oil, politics, products, profit, government, animal )

- 4374 days ago -
Most agriculture experts say milk prices will jump in coming months as producers pass along increased costs for livestock feed (read: higher corn prices because of ethanol) and a spike in overseas demand.
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