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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘animal cruelty’

Justin Bieber’s Dad Allegedly Threw Dog Off Balcony

Justin Bieber catches hell over the oddest things. While other celebrities are doing stints in rehab or sitting in jail for stealing jewelry, Bieber goes to court for throwing eggs. Justin Bieber does share some celeb traits with bigger stars. He and Mick Jagger were both accused of jinxing sports teams. Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers blamed Bieber’s appearance in …

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Nikki Reed Goes to the Dogs To Benefit Animal Cruelty Organization

Nikki Reed has teamed up with Found My Animal to create a collection of dog accessories that will benefit The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The pieces, which are sold through online retailer Gilt and include a $65 leather collar and a $62 leash, were unveiled at an event in West Hollywood on Sept. 30. “As …

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PETA Offering Reward for Squirrel Kicker Identity

In a video that went viral online, an unnamed Frenchman was shown kicking a squirrel into the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Now the UK branch of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is offering a $17,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the squirrel-kicker. PETA urged anyone with details to relay information to …

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Elephants Of Eden Park Accused Of Animal Cruelty

An African elephant park has been accused of treating its elephants inhumanely. An animal rights group in South Africa accused the park of cruelty after a video that shows park staff members mistreating the animals, was discovered. “The footage shows elephant calves and juvenile elephants being chained, roped and stretched, shocked with electric cattle prods and hit with bull hooks,” …

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Vegas Bird Death May Bar Young Man From Practicing Law

A bird death in Las Vegas back in 2012 had a lot of people up in arms over animal cruelty. Now the main individual responsible has finally been sentenced. Justin Alexander Teixeira, a 25-year-old Berkeley law student, was sentenced to up to four years of probation and community service at an animal shelter for killing an exotic helmeted guineafowl in …

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Elephants Run Rampant in St. Louis

During a Shriners Circus show Saturday at a multipurpose arena near St. Louis, Missouri, three elephants were spooked by a loud noise, and took off into the parking lot. The three female pachyderms escaped their handlers during the “ride-an-elephant” segment of the Moolah Shrine event at the Family Arena in St. Charles, though no one was on top of any …

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Americans Seen Turning Against Animal Testing

The gap in opinion between young and old in the U.S. can often be wide. The country has seen significant movement on political issues such as gay marriage and marijuana legalization in recent years, much of it due to the entrance of younger people on the political scene. Now it appears that American opinions on animal rights are set to …

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California Egg Law Is Met With Opposition

California has proposed a law set for 2015 that will regulate more stringent guidelines regarding the treatment of chickens. In order for farmers to qualify for selling eggs, space requirements must be met as well as other conditions such as not confining hens to cages. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has recently challenged this law and taken his concerns to …

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Horse Slaughterhouse Bill Up For Vote

This week, a budget bill that will effectively ban horse slaughter by cutting funding for inspections will be up for a vote in Congress. The budget bill was released Monday night. Should the bill pass without changes, lawsuits that have constantly prevented the opening of New Mexico horse slaughterhouses could remain unsettled. Congress cut funding for horse slaughterhouses inspectors in …

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Down Jackets Encourage Animal Cruelty Towards Birds

Down jackets’ warmth and comfort are very popular during the winter and mainly for those who enjoy the outdoors during the colder season. What are down jackets you ask? Well, they consist of feathers plucked from the softest point on a duck or goose. According to a report by Salon, the term “down” is described as: “A single piece…of “plumule,” …

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Harvard Monkeys Die – Minimal Fine For Cruelty

Tens of thousands of deaths of primates and other animals occur each year due to animal testing, also known as vivisection. After the death of four primates that included two cotton-top tamarins, a critically endangered primate species, Harvard was issued a fine due to animal cruelty by federal regulators. Others of various species were also subjected to inhumane cruelty, including …

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Cops Find Disgusting Cat Torture Dungeon In Texas

(Warning: This article contains descriptions of animal cruelty) In Santa Fe, Texas, a narcotics investigation that ended Friday had police finding more than what they were looking for; sub-human treatment by “humans” to animals. On Friday afternoon in the 4000 block of Avenue N1/2 in Santa Fe, police executed a warrant and raided the house of 39-year old Brian Anthony …

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