Is 'Donkey Basketball' Cruel to Animals, or Good Family Fun?
A fundraiser scheduled for late April in Barre, Vermont has sparked a passionate debate about the use of animals in a certain type of entertainment. A game of “donkey basketball” is scheduled for the Barre Civic Center Auditorium April 28, as part of a ...
- Woodstock Sentinel Review
More than 60 animals seized in cruelty investigation
Woodstock Sentinel Review
Ponies, goats, pigs, a yak and a horse were among the animals living in "horrific" conditions at a Southwestern Ontario farm, humane society officials said. Conditions at a Dawn-Euphemia Township property, where more than 60 animals were seized ...
Humane society says 60 animals subjected to 'severe neglect and cruelty' near Sarnia, Ont.CP24 Toronto's Breaking Newsall 4 news articles&nb
'The Zookeeper's Wife' Review: Animals, Nazis & A Superb Jessica Chastain Make For Memorable WWII Story - DeadlineDeadline
'The Zookeeper's Wife' Review: Animals, Nazis & A Superb Jessica Chastain Make For Memorable WWII Story
Nazis, zoo animals and a remarkable true and uplifting story of one woman's courage and resistance in sheltering 300 Polish Jews during World War II combine for a powerful, riveting and emotionally devastating film The Zookeeper's Wife, which ...
Jessica Chastain and director Niki Caro dish on the animals in 'The Zookeeper's Wife'AOLall 67 news articles »
- Scientific American
To End Tuberculosis It Must be Eliminated From Animals
The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. The Conversation. Tuberculosis should be a specter of the past, something only our great-grandparents feared and died of. Alas ...and more »
- Fees waived for groups rescuing animals with special needs
Cookeville Herald Citizen
Buford, a 4-year-old beagle, was adopted from the Cookeville-Putnam County Animal Shelter, but the owner returned him several weeks ago after the dog suffered a seizure. A veterinarian's examination of the dog revealed he suffered from epilepsy and ...
- Singularity Hub
The Weird World of Cyborg Animals Is Here
Roboticists frequently turn to nature for inspiration for their inventions, reverse engineering the traits that evolution has developed over millennia. Others are taking a shortcut by simply integrating modern technology with living animals. The idea ...
City condemns 'deplorable' house after 31 animals, 2 kids removed ...
The house the has been described as “filthy” and “deplorable” has been condemned and if the owner has anything to say about it, it will be demolished.and more »
West Elgin council decides to explore idea of exotic animals in the municipality - St. Thomas Times-JournalSt. Thomas Times-Journal
West Elgin council decides to explore idea of exotic animals in the municipality
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Savannah Raine and her horse, Casper are seen here at her property in West Lorne. She has requested the municipality exempt her from a bylaw which doesn't allow exotic animals. She is hoping to bring two foxes, two wolves, a lion and tiger to her retreat.
- ABC15 Arizona
Woman accused of neglecting animals offers explanation to owner
PHOENIX - A text message from a woman accused of neglecting animals offers an admission, of sorts, to an owner whose dog died at the embattled pet rescue. Phoenix police and the Arizona Humane Society ended up removing 34 cats and dogs from the ...
- PBS NewsHour
Photos: Vets race to save the last two animals in the Mosul zoo
Simba the lion (seen here) and Lula the bear were the only animals left at the Muntazah al-Morour Zoo in eastern Mosul, Iraq, after the Iraqi offensive to retake the city from Islamic State fighters. Photo by Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images. In the ...and more »
- Here in 1 minute and 55 seconds we see the “Real Price Of Dairy.” Cows only produce milk because they give birth. Their milk is supposed to be for their calves, but in the dairy industry, calves are considered ‘unwanted by-products’.
When we drink a cow’s milk, we condemn an innocent calf to death and his or her mother to a life of slavery.
The abuse and suffering that we inflict upon dairy cows is nothing short of appalling. The only reason a cow produces milk is t
Over And Above Africa, A New Non-Profit Bringing A Global Community Together To Fight To Protect Africa’s Most Endangered Species!Over and Above Africa, is a new non-profit on a mission to bring a global community to the front line of the fight to protect Africa’s most endangered animals, announced today the launch of OverandAboveAfrica.com, its highly-anticipated, content and subscription platform.
The Company, founded by award-winning film producer Kerry David (Agent Cody Banks, My Date with Drew), aims to make the plight of endangered animals in Africa personal for individuals around the world
- Big Cat Rescuers have just gotten on the road with 2 adult bobcats rescued from The Mobile Zoo in Alabama. Officers with Mobile County (Alabama) Animal Control seized the bobcats and other remaining animals from the zoo in a secret raid.
The bobcats will arrive at their forever home at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa this evening. The Big Cat Rescue team is also on the ground at the sanctuary readying their new spacious enclosure.
Unfortunately, they don’t know a lot about these bobcats. They were
Vancouver Aquarium cetacean ban could mean animals will have to be euthanized: DFO
WATCH: The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans is warning that a ban on cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium could result in injured whales, dolphins and porpoises being euthanized instead of rescued. Linda Aylesworth reports.
Tulsa Zoo has plans in place for animals in case of severe weather
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- Household pets are like family and are some of the first things you think about when a tornado is heading your way. But what about animals at the zoo? A lion's growl and the weight of a rhino may make them seem as tough as nails, ...
- Every day is National Puppy Day for WAN and another excellent time to Adopt Not Shop!
In honor of National Puppy Day yesterday which was established in 2006 by celebrity pet home lifestyle expert and author, Colleen Paige, we are giving you the reasons why it’s so important to rescue your next pet and save a life!National Puppy Day was established as a day for a concerted effort to be made to help save homeless and orphaned puppies around the world, as well as to educate the public about t
- Every day is puppy day for us at WAN and another excellent time to choose adoption over shopping.
But today, March 23, is also officially known as National Puppy Day!
Established in 2006 by celebrity pet and home lifestyle expert and author, Colleen Paige, National Puppy Day is “a special day to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives.”But, most importantly, it is a day for a concerted effort to be made to help save homeless and orphaned puppies aro
- Tulsa World
Nonprofit has given some 40000 stuffed animals to patients
Mavis Pearl dogs in a variety of costumes are ready for recipients. They are provided by Joy In The Cause. Nancy Phelps, executive director; Shelly Tacha, executive assistant; and Cindy Griffith, advisory board member and Sewing Room Coordinator, are ...
- The Boston Globe
Bolton center offers therapy through farm animals
The Boston Globe
Andrew Lapin, founder and executive director of Cultivate Counseling Center of Bolton. Andrew Lapin never forgot the healing power of the human-animal interaction he witnessed as a missionary in Latvia and Lithuania a decade ago. To provide a similar ...
- Hindustan Times
No meat for animals at Kanpur zoo after shutdown of city's slaughterhouses
All four slaughterhouses of Kanpur Municipal Corporation have been closed, resulting in the suspension of meat supply for animals. (HT File Photo). Carnivorous animals at the Kanpur Zoological Park have been put on a “forced fast” since Wednesday as ...
UP govt's lack of appetite for meat leaves poor zoo animals starvingThe Indian Express
Zoo Animals Get Mutton, Chicken Instead
- Statesman Journal
Polk County woman accused of neglecting 22 animals pleads guilty
A Polk County woman pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree animal neglect Thursday for failing to provide minimum medical care for nearly two dozen goats, horses and llamas. Donna Dovey, 50, of Independence, appeared in Polk County Circuit ...
- WWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus County Shelter animals traveling as far and wide as Italy
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Thanks to social media, the Columbus County Animal Shelter is placing animals across the state, country and even the world, according to a news release. Columbus County Animal Control Manager Joey Prince said ...
Columbus County animals find homes near and farWECT-TV6all 3 news articles »
- The Hindu
A home for injured animals
Navi Mumbai: Early this month, a one-year-old owl lay gasping for breath in Turbhe village in Navi Mumbai, flitting between life and death. A group of crows had mercilessly attacked it, hoping to make a meal of the little bird. A passer-by who was ...and more »
- Outside Magazine
6 Ways to Keep Animals from Raiding Your Camp Food
Chances are, if you keep food around, bears (and other wild animals) will take ownership. Photo: roundhill/iStock. One of my jobs as a freshman river guide in the Pacific Northwest was to sleep under our food trailer and scare away the bears that crept ...
5 crazy animals that have been caught in North Jersey
Never a dull moment in North Jersey. Authorities have captured iguanas, alligators, a bull and now — an F1 Savannah cat. Here are five of the craziest of ...
Exotic 'Savannah Cat' Found Roaming The Streets Of PatersonCBS New Yorkall 15 news articles »
- The last of America’s remaining wild buffalo are being killed off at an alarming rate.According to National Native News, Yellowstone National Park and Montana are responsible for the killing of at least 400 of the 1200 wild buffalo this winter.While hunters are among the primary perpetrators, shockingly, so are the Yellowstone park rangers, wranglers, and biologists who routinely trap wild buffalo which they then load onto stock trailers that are headed to the slaughterhouse; basically, ai
- Here are some of the most adorable rescued farm animals from the amazing farm rescue sanctuary Rancho Relaxo!
Check out this video and click here to see their incredible work. http://ranchorelaxonj.com/
Video Credit: Kitten Lady @kittenxlady & Caitlin at @boochases
The post The Cutest Rescued Farm Animals You’ve Ever Seen! appeared first on World Animal News.
- Eighteen-year-old Lee de Paauw, should have never accepted a dare on Sunday that had him jump into a river located in far north Queensland because, as he soon found out, he was not alone.de Paauw, who reportedly jumped into the Johnstone River just before 2:30am, quickly found himself being attacked by a crocodile who was biting his arm and hand.According to the Daily Mail, he accepted the dare in an effort to impress a British backpacker.
Currently, de Paauw is in a hospital in Cairns
- The Dodo
Capybara Loves All The Animals On Her Farm
Family is what you make of it. A capybara named Cheesecake probably couldn't agree more. Instead of hanging out with her own kind, she has befriended — and adopted — just about every animal she's met. Six years ago, when she was just a baby, ...
More than 100 animals at Battle Ground animal rescue in need of ...
Delilah the pig is one of the more than 100 animals that live at NW Love All Animal Rescue in Battle Ground.and more »
- PBS NewsHour
How are U.S. zoos keeping animals safe? | PBS NewsHour
A picture taken Mar. 2 shows two crocodiles taking a sun bath at the Park Belvedere in the capital Tunis. A group of visitors at the Tunisian zoo had stoned a ...and more »
- National Geographic
These Iconic Animals Could Again Be Hunted in Alaska's Refuges
Congress has voted to overturn an Obama-era rule prohibiting the hunting of bears, wolves, and other predators in Alaska's wildlife refuges. 1 / 7. Picture of a grizzly bear. View Images. With the repeal of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule ...
A Senate Republican attack on animals menaces grizzlies, wolves in AlaskaHSUS News (blog)
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- Eat Plants, Not Animals
New York Times
Re “Chickens Can Help Save Wildlife,” by Richard Conniff (Sunday Review, March 19): It is critical to acknowledge that consuming plant protein is a far more efficient way to sustain our planet's growing human population. Animal agriculture is ...and more »
- Defending the Endangered, a non-profit that works with many endangered animal rescues, sanctuaries and rangers to educate, rehabilitate and protect wildlife all over the planet, is hosting its first annual For the Love of Animals Gala, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Burbank, CA.
Founder and President of Defending The Endangered, Jon Mack, also an accomplished actress and musician, has announced that famed animal advocates Katie Cleary and William (Billy) McNamara will be honored at the must-go-t
- If yesterday came and went without anyone appealing an approval by federal land management and defense officials, Marines will begin relocating as many as 1500 desert tortoise from their natural habitat in the Mojave Desert.The $50-million project was previously put on hold last year after the Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal notice arguing that the required environment analysis provided was insufficient; leading to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and U.S. Bureau of Land Ma
(Graphic) MFA Video Footage Taken Inside Slaughterhouses Leads To Introduction Of Landmark Bill In MexicoLast week, members of Mexico’s congress officially introduced a bill that would make the slaughtering of an animal who had not been properly stunned, illegal. If passed, it will be the first legislation of its kind in Mexico, which reportedly raises approximately two billion farm animals per year.
The history-making move was made in response to the overwhelming international furor generated from one of the “most harrowing and disturbing investigations ever conducted by Mercy For Anim
- By: Leilani Munter
“Today is #WorldWaterDay! Did you know that the Meat & Dairy industry uses 1/3 of all global fresh water & a shocking 55% of water in the USA for animal agriculture.”
We can save water & the planet, feed our world 10 times over and save millions of lives buy going #PlantBased! #GoVegan!The post Happy World Water Day! appeared first on World Animal News.
Animal Care Services: Best way minimize euthanizing animals is p - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage ... - KRIS Corpus Christi NewsKRIS Corpus Christi News
Animal Care Services: Best way minimize euthanizing animals is p - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage ...
KRIS Corpus Christi News
Animal Care Services says the only way to become a no-kill facility is to curb the stray population by ensuring pets are spayed and neutered. There are up to 70 animals eligible for adoption on any given day at the facility. CORPUS CHRISTI -. With a ...and more »
- Girl, 10, gives stuffed animals to help traumatized children
A 10-year-old girl gave Bossier sheriff's deputies a fluffy surprise Monday when she donated 150 brand-new, stuffed animals to the office. (Source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office/Facebook). A 10-year-old girl gave Bossier sheriff's deputies a fluffy ...and more »
- Rocky Mount Telegram
Zoo animals pay visit to library
Rocky Mount Telegram
Braswell Memorial Library played host to some very special guests from the N.C. Zoo on Tuesday at an event for local youths. Almost 100 children attended the event, dubbed Animal Wrappers. The children, who were with after-school groups from the ...
Heartbreaking News: The Tragic Resolution Passed To Legalize Extreme Killing Methods Of Bears And Wolves In AlaskaToday, Jamie Rappaport Clark, President of Defenders of Wildlife, referred to as “another heartbreaking day,” with the tragic news that both the Senate and House of Representatives have approved a controversial resolution that authorizes extreme killing methods of certain animals on national wildlife refuges in Alaska.
As previously reported by WAN, the devastating vote in favor of H. J. Resolution 69, is a horrific death sentence for bears and wolves in Alaska.By overturning an Obam
'Planet Earth II': Nature, Music And Animals Make Happy Viewers
In today's world there are very few forms of entertainment that are universally embraced by our diverse society; however, the combination of animals, nature, music and beautiful imagery has proven to be eternally enjoyable time and time again. After 2 ...
Greensboro protesters: Nothing against the circus, just don't use animals (Video) - Greensboro News & RecordGreensboro News & Record
Greensboro protesters: Nothing against the circus, just don't use animals (Video)
Greensboro News & Record
GREENSBORO — A protest Tuesday evening outside the Greensboro Coliseum Complex was not intended to end all circuses, organizers said. Volunteers with Speak Out for Circus Animals think human-only acts in circuses can be just as profitable as those ...and more »
Barnyard floods in Boise County, animals moved to higher ground
CROUCH, IDAHO - Boise County is the latest area to deal with flooding we've seen across Idaho this year. Photos taken by the Boise County Emergency Management shows flooding near the Davey's Bridge on the Banks-Lowman Road. County officials say ...
Government cyanide devices used on predators sometimes kill other animals, including pet dogs - Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times
Government cyanide devices used on predators sometimes kill other animals, including pet dogs
Los Angeles Times
Fourteen-year-old Canyon Mansfield was walking his dog on farmland near his Pocatello, Idaho, home last week when he saw what he thought was an old fire-sprinkler head sticking up from the ground. He tapped it and the spring-loaded device launched a ...
Millions of animals killed by feds in 2016, including pets — and not just by cyanide trapsThe Seattle Ti
- Baltimore City Paper
Sheltered Pets: Unwanted animals find a new home with some help from BARCS
Baltimore City Paper
Cutie, an 11-year-old black, orange, and white cat relaxing in a large Purina cheddar cheeseburger-flavor food box slowly flips her tail back and forth while the intake staff member at Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) asks his owner why ...
New contract ensures animals will remain at Irvine Park
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- An area zoo is in the process of entering into its first official contract with its longtime animal provider. For nearly four decades the Irvine Park zoo in Chippewa Falls says it's had a handshake agreement with the ...
- 10-year-old donates stuffed animals to BPSO for kids in need
A 10-year-old girl gave Bossier Sheriff's deputies a fluffy surprise on Monday when she donated 150 brand new stuffed animals to the department. (Source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's/Facebook). A 10-year-old girl gave Bossier Sheriff's deputies a fluffy ...
- Filmed footage that was taken by a spectator at a recent Pittsburgh Penguins ice hockey game at Heinz Field, painfully shows live penguins “scrambling in terror after a fireworks display exploded behind them.”According to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which is calling for the institution of a policy against permitting the use of animals at NHL games and events, the Penguins were on loan from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and paraded in front of the screa
Thousands of disabled animals moving freely again thanks to local business
SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass. (WWLP) – Dogs and other disabled animals are getting the help they need in Shelburne Falls. Eddie's Wheels for Pets builds custom-made wheelchairs for dogs and other pets with disabilities. It all started 28 years ago, after ...
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