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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 The Dispatch On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Discovery sets premiere of ‘Venom Hunters’ for February 17

“Venom Hunters” is coming to Discovery Every year, venomous snakes kill over 100,000 people and hospitalize thousands more. Despite this staggering number, the deadly venom is also used to save lives 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...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Kentucky vet Eden Myers leads attack on Michigan’s Nat Geo star Dr Pol

The state board that regulates Michigan veterinarians voted to discipline Dr. Jan Pol Thursday afternoon, fining him $500 based on allegations that he “failed to wear appropriate protective clothing while More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Tim Burton hired to direct ‘Dumbo’ film, PETA speaks out

Disney has plans to retell Dumbo with Tim Burton behind the director’s chair, and PETA wasted no time in calling for  some changes this time around. Specifically, they want Burton to change the ending to More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Florida pit bull mix found shot, tied to railroad tracks

A young pit bull mix has made national headlines after the Tampa, Florida police found her shot and bleeding, tied to a set of railroad tracks in the city’s Sulphur Springs neighborhood on Wednesday. Police More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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5 Things You Should Do to Keep Your Dog Healthy

People often get themselves a dog on a whim; because it seemed like a good idea at the time; as a gift to their children; or just because they like this particular puppy. Even those who approach this decision with More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Brian Blessed, voice of Boss Nass in ‘Phantom Menace’ calls for action against circuses

As the political saga surrounding the promised ban on wild animals in circuses continues, legendary actor Brian Blessed has urged the government to “end this circus madness” and finally legislate to ban such More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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‘Taken 3’ star Liam Neeson slams Bill de Blasio for horse drawn carriage ban

Liam Neeson may be battling bad guys on screen, but is taking on the New York mayor in real life. The Irish actor expressed frustration that carriage drivers are to lose their jobs under de Blasio’s plan. He More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Martha Stewart joins Bill Maher in call for Chris Christie to ban pig cages

Martha Stewart is the latest celebrity to stand up for pigs in New Jersey! In a letter that arrived at Gov. Chris Christie’s office Tuesday, Stewart urges him to sign an animal welfare bill that will ban keeping More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Upcoming New York State Legislation to Keep Pets Safe

Pretty soon, those who steal or mistreat pets will have to face severe fines in New York state. Governor Andrew Cuomo is showing that he is dedicated to pet and pet ownership protections. In January 2014, the governor More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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‘Maleficent’ star Imelda Staunton, ‘James Bond’ Roger Moore join for circus animal ban

PRESS RELEASE: Sir Roger Moore and Imelda Staunton urge Queen to ensure wild animal circus ban is passed swiftly   Honored and award-winning actors Sir Roger Moore KBE, best known as James Bond, and Imelda Staunton More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Nile crocodile abandoned at a California mall with a note, ‘call rescue’

The California suburbs got a surprise this week as a nile crocodile was just wandering around a mall, near a T.J. Maxx, left by its owner with a note attached – “Call rescue.” California Fish and More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 31st, 2014
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California man, William Buchman, arrested after hundreds of snakes found in home

A California school teacher was arrested after police discovered over 300 pythons, some dead, inside of his home on Southern California. William Buchman, a teacher at Mariners Elementary School in Newport Beach, was More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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Disney’s ‘The Hundred-Year-Old-Man’ faces new animal cruelty accusations

PRESS RELEASE: Animal Defenders International (ADI) has condemned The Walt Disney Company Nordic for its use of an abused circus elephant in upcoming movie ‘The 100-year-old man who climbed out the window and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese under fire for chimp actor Chance

PRESS RELEASE: The new movie The Wolf of Wall Street, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is facing criticism from leading animal protection organization Animal Defenders International (ADI) More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Cats, bats and trash fill hoarder’s home in Philadelphia, described as ‘horror show’

Mounds of trash prevented authorities from being able to immediately determine how many bats, cats and rats were inside a Northern Philadelphia home. Authorities arrived at the hoarder’s home to discover the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 9th, 2013
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Andrew Mendoza sentenced to four months in jail after trying to make ‘horseman’ baby

The Smoking Gun released the disturbing statement from a Texas man who was arrested after attempting have sexual relations with his neighbor’s horse. Andrew Mendoza The document details the encounter in graphic More...


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