April 8th is Dog Fighting Day – Here Are The Tell Tale Signs of A Dog Fighting Ring Near You
Illegal and abusive dog fighting still runs rampant, but you can help by knowing the signs of a dog fighting ring. Learn what to look for if you suspect there is illegal dog fighting in your community.
A Dog’s Purpose Sparks Outrage As Frightened German Shepherd Dog Forced Into Rapid Waters
A leaked video from the set of the film 'A Dog's Purpose' sparked outrage after showing a dog being forced into a turbulent water rapids pool and dipping under the waves.
Tampa Police Looking For Person Who Threw New Born Puppy Out Like Trash
If you have any information regarding who threw this puppy out like trash please notify Tampa Police.
Pet Sitters Charged With Animal Cruelty When Owners Return To Dead Dog
Dominick Bryant, 19, and Misha Vaughn, 22, are accused of aggravated animal cruelty after one of the two dogs they were charged with caring for died. Bond set at $5,000.
William Leonard Dodson Arrested For Taping Dog’s Mouth Shut
Caitlyn, a 15-month-old chocolate Staffordshire bull terrier mix was found with her muzzle taped shut with electrical tape so tight her tongue was caught between her teeth.
Misguided activism for “Puppy Doe”
It’s always outrageous and inexcusable when an animal is abused, but ire directed toward Craigslist in the "Puppy Doe" case is misdirected and counterproductive.
Buying Is Not Rescue
Some think buying a puppy or kitten from a pet store is the same as rescuing it; it isn’t – in fact, doing so merely perpetuates a cycle of mill breeding and misery.
Sanctuary without standards
I saw the whiteboard at the city shelter, proudly declaring they had found rescues to take in nearly a thousand animals so far this year. Impressive? Certainly, but it did make me wonder — where are they all going? The shelter I work for in rural New Mexico has a policy of only routinely transferring […]
Farm Sanctuary supports bill to ban factory farming abuse
By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and Views Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization, supports the introduction of a bipartisan state bill that would prevent some of the most cruel and inhumane confinement of farm animals in Massachusetts. The bill, named the Massachusetts Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, introduced by Rep. […]