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K9 police officer dismissed for abusing dog

    K9 police officer dismissed for abusing dog

Facebook Page Izcalli Reports uploaded a video of a K9 police officer abusing a dog in the parking lot of the police base so violently he almost died. The policeman

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Man who kicked cat on the street and laughed identified

    Man who kicked cat on the street and laughed identified

The video of a man kicking a cat in the street was posted in the Facebook page Ohio Animal Abuser List on 6 August, causing nationwide outrage. The video shows

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Three of four dogs left in hot car die in Sacramento

    Three of four dogs left in hot car die in Sacramento

Sacramento authorities have charged a 34-year-old man with misdemeanour animal cruelty after three of his four dogs died while being left inside a locked vehicle on a hot afternoon. Police

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Pig wrestling event held at church despite thousands asking for its cancellation

    Pig wrestling event held at church despite thousands asking for its cancellation

The infamous ‘pig rassle’ event held by St Patrick Parish in Stephensville, Wisconsin every year took place this past Sunday, 10 August. Despite nationwide protests and an online petition asking

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20 pit bulls rescued from dog fighting in Queens

    20 pit bulls rescued from dog fighting in Queens

After receiving a complaint for dog fighting last week, NYPD officers, together with the newly formed NYPD Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad and an ASPCA team entered the property of sisters

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Dog thief jailed in south Vietnam for first time in years

    Dog thief jailed in south Vietnam for first time in years

Thai authorities announced dog thief Nguyen Hau Em, 22, has been sentenced to a year in jail in south Vietnam on Thursday. “This is the first time in many years

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India bans animal dissection in universities and colleges

    India bans animal dissection in universities and colleges

India’s University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently ordered an animal dissection ban in all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with immediate effect thanks to incessant animal rights campaigns. Live animals must

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Over 600 thousand animals experimented on in Scotland in 2013

    Over 600 thousand animals experimented on in Scotland in 2013

A total of 619,798 animals were used for experiments in Scotland in 2013, a decrease of 0.5 percent from 2012, according to a recent release by the Home Office in

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New report documents 70 per cent drop in shark fin prices due to lack of demand

    New report documents 70 per cent drop in shark fin prices due to lack of demand

According to a new report by WildAid, prices and shark fin sales are falling up to 70 per cent in China, the largest shark fin market, thanks to awareness campaigns

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Sea Shepherd crew stands between seal killers and seals in northern Scotland

    Sea Shepherd crew stands between seal killers and seals in northern Scotland

The Seal Defence Campaign of Sea Shepherd UK sent a crew on Sunday to the Thurso area on northern Scotland after receiving reports that seals were being shot at Dunney

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Mexican circus that mutilated animals has license revoked, animals seized

    Mexican circus that mutilated animals has license revoked, animals seized

Mexico’s Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) fined Harley Circus on Dzidzantún, Yucatán, with 700,488 Mexican pesos for animal abuse and revoked their license to exhibit animals. The circus was

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50,000 animals died in Colombian drought

    50,000 animals died in Colombian drought

The Colombian Livestock Federation (Fedegán) revealed that around 50,000 animals have died during the past month due to the extreme drought the country has been suffering since the early arrival

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Dog spent year under shed after owner died

    Dog spent year under shed after owner died

When Woody’s owner passed away, the owner’s relatives sold the house and left Woody behind. Woody spent the last year living sad and alone under a shed, waiting for a

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Two more cities ban animal circuses

    Two more cities ban animal circuses

Plymouth Council in Massachusetts, USA has finally published the bylaw banning the use of wild animals in circuses, ADI announced on their Facebook page yesterday, making the law official. The

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Rescued police dog put to sleep for belonging to banned breed

    Rescued police dog put to sleep for belonging to banned breed

A dog rescued by police officers to be trained as a sniffer dog had to be returned and put to sleep after it was discovered to be a pit bull-cross,

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Five gored by bulls so far in Pamplona’s running of the bulls

    Five gored by bulls so far in Pamplona’s running of the bulls

The festival of San Fermín has been celebrated in the city of Pamplona for hundreds of years. The celebration is held annually from midday 6 July to midnight 14 July.

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Three great news from this past week

    Three great news from this past week

China ends cosmetics animal testing for certain products. As of 1st July 2014, domestically produced ordinary cosmetics such as shampoos, make-up, hair, nail and skin care products will no longer

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Elephants forced to perform in Chinese zoo despite ban

    Elephants forced to perform in Chinese zoo despite ban

A zoo in northern China is under fire for allegedly forcing two elephants to do handstands and martial arts-like stunts like crossing a single-plank bridge to entertain the public. According

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Six lions from European zoos and circuses released in South Africa sanctuary

    Six lions from European zoos and circuses released in South Africa sanctuary

International animal welfare organization Four Paws has made their 18th transfer to their sanctuary in South Africa after relocating six lions rescued from zoos and circuses in the Netherlands. The

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Beautiful Sunder is finally enjoying life

    Beautiful Sunder is finally enjoying life

After 7 years living a life full of abuse and sadness, Sunder is finally enjoying life how it was meant to be. Sunder was relocated to his new home at

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Orphaned calf rescued from revenge attack

    Orphaned calf rescued from revenge attack

After an elephant killed a woman from a community in Kimanjo, Kenya last month, locals set after the herd for revenge. Rangers found the elephant responsible and killed it, causing

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560 animals rescued from being sacrificed for religion

    560 animals rescued from being sacrificed for religion

Agents from Police Radio Patrol and members of the Special Services Unit raided the market of natural medicines San Román in Puno, Perú and rescued over 560 animals set to

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Pets abandoned as floods force thousands to evacuate in Asunción

    Pets abandoned as floods force thousands to evacuate in Asunción

Hundreds of pets in Asunción, Paraguay have been abandoned by their owners after heavy flooding forced over 75,000 people in the capital and about 230,000 in the country out of

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Two men arrested for getting dog drunk, abusing him

    Two men arrested for getting dog drunk, abusing him

Two men have been arrested in Tanti, Córdoba, Argentina for getting a dog drunk, tricking him into sexual acts and posting pictures on Facebook. The men, aged 21 and 32,

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Two poachers sentenced in South Africa, one dealer sentenced in the US

    Two poachers sentenced in South Africa, one dealer sentenced in the US

Two Mozambican men have been sentenced to 12 years in prison for rhino poaching in Limpopo, South Africa. Hlengani Reckson Mathebula, 49, and Erick Mathebula, 37, were arrested after a

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Around 800 animals found dead in northern Peru

    Around 800 animals found dead in northern Peru

Around 800 animals have been found dead on the coasts of Lambayeque and La Libertad, in northern Peru, earlier this week. For still unknown reasons, some 700 dead pelicans were

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Over 200 cats used in experiments in the UK in 2012

    Over 200 cats used in experiments in the UK in 2012

A total of 202 cats were experimented on in 2012, Home Office Minister Norman Baker revealed. The number has significantly risen from 153 in 2011 and 152 in 2010. The

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Animal Equality reports 70 rabbit farms in Spain

    Animal Equality reports 70 rabbit farms in Spain

The Centre of Animal Technology of the Valencian Institute of Agrarian Studies (CITA-IVIA) and MARM have honoured rabbit farmer Eduardo Pazos at the Annual Symposium of the Spanish Association of

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Military official tortures and kills dog during training class in Bolivia

    Military official tortures and kills dog during training class in Bolivia

Horrific cruelty to a dog in Bolivia by a military official has sparked outrage nationwide and people are demanding punishment. Sub-lieutenant Jorge Muriel is under fire for torturing and killing

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Mexico cities continue to improve animal welfare standards

    Mexico cities continue to improve animal welfare standards

Two weeks after Mexico’s capital banned animal circuses, the state of Veracruz wants to join the fight but leaves animal lovers disappointed. Mexico City banned circuses on 9 June from

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World Animal Protection aiding millions of animals victims of floods

    World Animal Protection aiding millions of animals victims of floods

World Animal Protection, formerly known as the WSPA, has been helping millions of animals in the Balkans in need of emergency treatment after the torrential rains and devastating floods the

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Two horses die on Royal Ascot first day

    Two horses die on Royal Ascot first day

Two horses have died on 17 June on the opening day of the Royal Ascot. Racehorse Case Statement fell on the second race of the day half way through the

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