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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Discovery pits humans against Grizzlies in ‘Man vs Bear’ premiering December 4

For thousands of years, Grizzly Bears have stood at the top of the evolutionary food chain with unchallenged dominance. Now for the first time ever, humans will be entering the bears’ territory and take them More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Australian 76-year-old woman pecked to death by rooster, experts says to treat the ‘aggressive alpha chicken’ with ‘respect’

An Australian woman in Australia died after a rooster pecked her leg, puncturing a varicose vein that hemorrhaged and caused her death. A study published in late August in the journal Forensic Science, Medicine More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Jacqulyn Hutchison charges with selling sick puppies with parvo, mistreating animals

A Wisconsin woman has been charged with several counts of mistreating animals after she admitted to knowingly selling puppies that were ill with a deadly and contagious disease. American Veterinary Medical Association More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Germany considers 19% meat tax to combat global warming as poverty threatens 1 in 5

Germany lawmakers are entertaining the notion of a steep increase to the taxation on meat to allegedly curb the impact on the environment, combat climate and global warming, while “strengthening animal welfare.” “I More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Final Defendants Sentenced in Multi State Dog Fighting Prosecution

The last of 12 defendants to be convicted for their roles in multi-state dog fighting conspiracies was sentenced today, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito of the District of New Jersey and Assistant Attorney General More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Shark Week premieres Sunday July 28 with over 20 hours of shark programming

SHARK WEEK, television’s longest-running, and most anticipated summer event returns with bigger sharks and bigger bites on Sunday, July 28 and continues through Sunday, August 4. With more than 20 hours of shark More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 5th, 2019
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‘Joe Exotic’ Convicted of Murder for Hire, Violating The Lacey Act and Endangered Species Act

A federal jury has found JOSEPH MALDONADO-PASSAGE, also known as Joseph Allen Maldonado, Joseph Allen Schreibvogel, and “Joe Exotic,” 56, formerly of Wynnewood, Oklahoma, guilty on two counts of hiring More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Dog Fighter, Damiane Buehrer gets 46 Months in Federal Prison

Damiane Buehrer, 40, of Jonesville, Michigan, was sentenced yesterday to serve 46 months in the Federal Bureau of Prisons for participating in a dog-fighting conspiracy between November 2016 and December 2017. The More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Louisiana: Federal court sentences drug kingpin Eric Williams, ‘EZ’ on trafficking, conspiracy and dog fighting charges

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced that U.S. District Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced ERIC LASHAWN WILLIAMS, a.k.a. “E” and “EZ,” age 35, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to 70 months in More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Fraud case: SeaWorld and CEO must pay $5 million over false claims about ‘Blackfish’ injuring business

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. and its former CEO have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud charges for misleading investors about the impact More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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PETA wins as Nabisco’s animal crackers will have redesigned packages to show animals ‘free’

The circus is bad…no, evil. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) can chalk up a victory by getting Nabisco to change the picture on its animal cracker boxes so the animals appear in an uncaged More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
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PETA asks ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ to go vegan, would be ‘great news for cows’

Pizza has always been a mainstay in the diet of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is hoping to convince Nickelodeon to change to the staple food in the new More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Nonhuman Rights group fights for Connecticut elephants, give them ‘personhood’

While Dumbo may just be a movie, one group is seeking to attach “personhood” and rights to elephants, arguing legal rights for three Connecticut animals in a zoo. “The Nonhuman Rights Project’s More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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‘The Incredible Dr Pol’ returns July 1 on Nat Geo, new photos, preview released,

Nat Geo WILD’s No. 1 series, The Incredible Dr. Pol, is back with another season of even more prolapses and pregnancy exams than ever before. No two days are ever the same for Dr. Pol and his staff at Pol Veterinary More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Here’s everything you should know about an emotional support animal letter

Did you know that about 1/5 of the United States adult population suffers from a mental illness or an emotional disorder? The figures are more or less the same across many countries in Europe. These conditions include More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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New Jersey: Tyrik Haynes located after escaping from mental hospital

Human Service Police have located the Trenton Psychiatric Hospital patient who escaped from the facility yesterday. Ewing Police Department announced on social media Sunday that Human Services Police had found More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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As More States Weigh New Laws for Animal Deaths Consider These Essential Tips for Pet Summer Safety

Issues surrounding animal safety in the summer has become such a significant problem that some states, including Michigan and 16 others, are in the process of passing or have already enacted legislation regarding More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Jane Goodall and experts join the battle to free Kiko the Chimpanzee

Nonhuman Rights Project President Steven M. Wise and the NhRP’s legal team are leading the effort to free Kiko, a chimpanzee imprisoned in a cage in a cement storefront in a crowded residential area in Niagara More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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‘Whale Wars’ star Pete Bethune takes action on ‘The Operatives’

We are fortunate to have an amazing amount of wildlife on this planet. But illegal trading and poaching have dramatically reduced the survival of these magnificent creatures. Enter the Operatives. When famed eco-warrior More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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‘Downton Abbey’ star Peter Egan joins Queen’s Brian May to protest dog breeding for experiments

Celebrities Brian May and Peter Egan have joined the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) in opposing controversial plans to build a facility in Yorkshire to breed beagle dogs for experiments. Queen guitarist More...


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