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  1. General Animal Discussion
    UK Conducts Record Number Of Animal Experiments by ANC Staff Outraged animal welfare groups accused the British government of breaking its election pledge to end cruelty to animals, after newly published statistics this month revealed that animal experiments in the UK have reached a record...
  2. General Animal Discussion
    'Retirement Benefits' For Enslaved Indian Elephants by Maria A. Schulz K. Sudharakaran, the provincial forest minister of the southern Indian state of Kerala, recently declared that elephants working for the state will be entitled to retirement benefits at age 65. The retired elephants...
  3. General Animal Discussion
    Sow At Pig Breeding Firm Bears 27 Piglets by ANC Staff Animal welfare experts in the UK are disturbed by the news that an "experimental" sow referred to as "P1818" gave birth last month to 27 piglets — the largest litter in history. The sow belongs to ACMC Ltd, a pig-breeding company in...
  4. General Animal Discussion
    On-Line Pet Auctions Draw Protests by Sherry Morse A Taiwanese animal protection group has called on all pet lovers to file complaints about Yahoo!Kimo's decision to allow live animals to be auctioned through the site via email, and to boycott all of the site's services. Yahoo!Kimo is...
  5. General Animal Discussion
    Minks, Sables Starve At Russian Fur Farm by ANC Staff In Russia, minks and sables at a well-known Moscow-region fur farm are dying from starvation, according to Russia's Green Party. The fur farm is crippled with debts of as much as 100 million rubles, and can no longer afford to buy the...
  6. General Animal Discussion
    California Woman Rescues Iraqi Pups ANC Staff A California woman has rescued and adopted four Iraqi puppies, along with their mother, who were facing starvation in the Iraqi desert. Marcy Christmas, 51, of Camarillo, spotted the destitute canine family during an April 10 television news...
  7. General Animal Discussion
    Ringling Bros. Circus To Be Charged With Elephant Abuse The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled against Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, allowing a case to go forward charging the circus with violating the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for its routine abuse of...
  8. General Animal Discussion
    The brutal stabbing of a Rottweiler in a Birmingham park was today described by an animal welfare officer as the worst act of cruelty she has ever seen. The black and tan dog is today recovering from an operation to remove a six inch blade plunged into its chest in Sutton Park. Miraculously...
  9. General Animal Discussion
    Animal Shelter to be Built in South Korea by David Milner The Korean Animal Protection Society (KAPS) is soon going to have a new, state-of-the-art shelter in which to care for abused and homeless animals. Funding for construction of the shelter, which will be located near Daejun, South...
  10. General Animal Discussion
    PETA Protests Against 'Running of the Bulls' by Sherry Morse To protest the most recent "running of the bulls" in Pamplona, Spain, which took place last week, approximately 12 members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) got naked and then held signs reading "Stop the Bloody...
  11. General Animal Discussion
    Air Conditioner Failure Leads to Deaths of Animals by Patricia Collier Twenty-seven parakeets, three guinea pigs, two rats and a hamster recently died after the air conditioner in the pet store in which the animals had been available for purchase stopped functioning. According to...
  12. Prairie Dog Discussion
    I'm using a new dog kibble...puppy/performance lamb and rice kibble. Small amount for breakfast and the odd couple for a treat during the day. It has alfalfa in the ingredients, not much...this is ok whilst a pd is under 6 months, yes? Wendy :D
  13. Cats
    City Council Condemns Cat Declawing by Amanda Ali Posted on January 23, 2003 The West Hollywood, CA City Council has unanimously approved a resolution condemning cat declawing and will soon vote on legislation banning the practice. If the ban is enacted, it would be the first of its kind...
  14. Bird Discussion
    Parakeets AnimalNews Staff The budgerigar, the proper name for the popular parakeet (also known as "budgies") originated in Australia. Millions of human households are graced by this little bird, as they are sociable, bright, and easily maintained animal companions. They can learn to talk...
  15. General Animal Discussion
    Disaster Safety Tips for Pets AnimalNews Staff lesson many people learn too late is how to prepare and handle extreme situations. Caring pet guardians should include their animals in emergency and disaster planning. 1. Bring pets inside the home whenever possible. Animals are usually...
  16. General Animal Discussion
    HOLIDAY PET HEALTH TIP: NO SWEETS FOR THE SWEET! For many people, overindulging in holiday goodies may result in a few extra pounds--but the consequences for our animal companions are much greater if they accidentally ingest cookies, candy or baked goods containing chocolate. In any form ranging...
  17. Canada Shelters
    Ottawa Humane Society - http://www.ottawahumane.ca/ Non-profit, community-based organization and registered charity. Site includes newsletters, companion animal tips, and information about volunteer programs, humane education, events, and adoption. Ontario SPCA - http://www.ospca.on.ca/...
  18. Canada Shelters
    Animal Rescue Foundation - http://www.arf.ab.ca Rescues upon request from Reserves and rural areas in Alberta. Alberta SPCA - http://www.albertaspca.org/ Features information about the Society, education, enforcement, and upcoming events. The Alberta Ferret Society -...
  19. Rescues and Shelters
    The Humane Society of Greater Miami - http://www.humanesocietymiami.org/ Non-profit organization. Adoption facility locations, tips and procedure, dog training class schedule, low cost spay and neuter clinic, emergency care information, hurricane preparedness, flea and tick care tips, and news...
  20. Rescues and Shelters
    Animal Friends - http://www.animal-friends.org No-kill shelter offering a second chance to homeless, unwanted, and abused animals. Lists available cats and dogs. Programs include outreach programs, obedience training, and pet assisted therapy. Animal Rescue League of Western Pennsylvania -...
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