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Advocacy and Animal Welfare

Dog owners on alert after more meatballs stuffed with pills found in San Francisco neighborhood

San Francisco police reported that several meatballs stuffed with pills have been found on the street in the Sunset district. On Monday morning, Shura Kelly and her friend were walking their dogs in San Francisco's Sunset district when they found a plate of meat with pills shoved inside. They were walking 24th Avenue and Ortega Street in the Sunset District. Kelly told SF Gate that it was bizarre. Along with the hunks of meat, there...
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New York City creates city-wide animal abuser registry

New York City Council voted unanimously to override Mayor Bloomberg's veto and created a city-wide animal abuser registry across New York's five boroughs this week. The bill requires that any person who has been convicted with animal abuse be registered and unable to adopt pets in the future or live in a household where an animal lives. Anyone convicted of animal abuse who doesn't register themselves to the list or violates the ban could be...
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Please help me save our boy.. Please read and sign our petition, we have court in 2 and half hours and need 93 more signatures       https://www.change.org/p/christy-shafer-save-beast-every-dog-stands-a-chance-to-show-they-are-good-save-beasts-life-and-return-him-to-his-owner-with-no-fees-beast-does-not-deserve-a-death-sentence-he-was-just-being-a-dog
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Suffering Now Over For About 100 Dogs Rescued From Alleged Puppy Mill (PHOTOS)

A woman is facing 95 counts of animal cruelty in Humbolt, Tennessee after authorities rescued approximately 100 dogs from a suspected puppy mill.  Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) worked with Gibson County Sheriff's Office to raid a breeding facility that ARC had received information on. ARC sent in an undercover investigator after the tip they received alleged neglect of the dogs. They gathered evidence and brought it to the Sheriff's office, which lead to "Operation Home...
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Woman charged with animal cruelty for leaving starving dog in trash can

The owner of a severely emaciated puppy saved from a trash can by a garbage collector earlier this week has been located and charged with animal cruelty.  Nathan Binnie was picking up the garbage in New Stanton, Pennsylvania when he spotted the puppy in the bin. Her ribs were sticking out and it was clear she had been neglected and starved for some time.  “You could see every bone. [The dog was] shivering and shaking,...
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Motorcyclist stops woman intentionally dragging dog behind car and saves dog's life (VIDEO)

A motorcyclist saved the life of a dog being dragged behind a car in Pereira, Columbia two days ago. The dog was running behind the car and his paws were bleeding when Wilder Rios Impata saw the dog. Wilder manoevered his bike and managed to stop the the car. When he confronted the woman driver, \ he said she told him the dog was aggressive and had bitten her and other people so she decided to end the...
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"Pit Bull Heroes" Pit Bull Awareness tribute video,please share

Today is the last day of pit bull awareness month so I put together something really special. I made a vid honoring many pit bull heroes. I wanted to create a vid illustrating all of the accolades these dogs have achieved over the years. Just because today is the end of pit bull awareness month doesn't mean that pit bull awareness has to end. Please help by sharing this vid. Let's remind the world where...
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Vet accused of secretly keeping dog alive for blood transfusions indicted by grand jury

A Tarrant County grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against a Fort Worth vet accused of secretly keeping a family's dog alive in a cage and then using the dog for blood transfusions. In April of this year, Jamie and Marian Harris said they were stunned to learn that their 5-year-old Leonberger named Sid was alive. They had brought him to the Camp Bowie Animal Clinic in Fort Worth to be treated for a...
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I AM NOT DEAD: Betrayal, Lies and Death

Every dog that comes into rescue has a story. That story may not be unique but it is unique to that dog. So DC Shiba Inu Rescue takes the time to give every dog that comes into their rescue a voice. It may start out with pain and fear but the volunteers at DC SIR try their best to have each dog leave with squeals of joy. This story is gut wrenching. As always, DC...
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Video of neighbor beating his dog goes viral on Facebook and prompts police action

A man who was filmed beating his dog by a neighbor has turned over the dog to Rankin County Sheriff's Department in Mississippi after the video of the alleged abuse went viral on Facebook. Lindsey Waldron captured the video and sent it to a news channel as well as posting it on Facebook. She wrote: "This is my neighbor, ____________________. After hearing a dog cry for at least 5 minutes, this morning, I go looking...
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FBI ranks animal cruelty as top-tier felony and will track data nationwide

The FBI is making it easier to track animal cruelty in an effort to stop and rehabilitate young people who torture or kill animals before they become violent toward people. The law enforcement agency is categorizing animal cruelty as a top-tier felony alongside arson, assault and homicide to help law enforcement identify and track such acts nationwide. Many studies reveal that children who torture or kill animals are likely to show violence towards people when...
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Vet student investigated for stitching love note into dog's skin

A veterinary student in Poland is under investigation after he stitched the words "I love you" onto the skin of a dog and posting the photo to his girlfriend on Facebook. The student was quickly reported by friends on Facebook who thought the action "grotesque" and "unethical" and the university is now looking into the incident. The unnamed fourth-year student was finishing up an operation on a dog's stomach and sewed the words into the...
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