Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 13:20 EDT

Latest Cruelty to animals Stories

2014-03-18 23:04:37

Human medications – especially blood pressure pills – cause most problems for pets, reports ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. New York (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In a new report released today by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that human medications once again tops the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets. Within the human medications category, a majority of cases (4,151)...

2014-02-28 23:02:48

Michigan’s Logan’s Law, a package of bills that prohibit convicted animal abusers from adopting pets for five years, passed the House Judiciary Committee and now awaits consideration by the full House and Senate. The bills’ creator appreciates the support of Animal Support as they now look for final legislative approval to make the bill a new state law. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Matthew Falk the creator of Logan’s Law thanks Animal Support and its cofounders Dr. Michael Omidi and...

2014-02-14 08:27:23

Investigation Exposing Cows Being Beaten, Whipped and Stabbed Spurs Criminal Prosecutions - Glendale-Based Nestle Urged to Adopt Strict Animal Welfare Policies LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four workers at a dairy farm that was supplying cheese to DiGiorno Pizza, a product of Glendale-based Nestle, are being charged with a total of 11 counts of criminal animal cruelty. The charges stem from shocking animal abuse captured on a hidden-camera video by Mercy For Animals at a...

2014-02-12 08:31:33

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) sent a letter to Mike Brown, president of the National Chicken Council (NCC), condemning the trade association's new guidelines for the humane treatment of the 9 billion chickens raised for meat each year in the United States. NCC claims that their guidelines are based on scientific knowledge and the principle that chickens raised for food should be cared for in ways that prevent or minimize fear,...

2014-02-07 23:22:13

Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, co-founders of Animal Support, applaud the Facebook “watchdog” who reported an appalling photo of an endangered puppy. The posters of the photo were consequently arrested for animal cruelty. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 An animal welfare advocate was appalled by what he saw posted on Facebook – a photo of a newborn puppy nestled in a plastic freezer bag. The concerned citizen duly reported the image to local authorities and the Albuquerque woman and...

2014-02-06 23:29:03

The Animals and Society Institute, an international nonprofit research, education, and public policy organization, has named Maya Gupta, Ph.D., as its new executive director. Ann Abor, MI (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Gupta will oversee three major programs devoted to animal abuse prevention and treatment, the academic field of Human-Animal Studies, and public policy measures that improve animal protection. She has already worked with the ASI to train mental health providers to use an...

2014-02-04 12:25:33

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) is horrified that culling of dogs in Sochi is back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 winter Olympics. IFAW has repeatedly offered to help the Environment Department of the Sochi 2014 Olympics Organizing Committee develop and implement a humane and sustainable plan for managing the community's roaming dog population. "We knew that Sochi officials were feeling time...

2014-01-28 12:27:03

"Best in Shelter(TM)" would culminate with Valentine's Day 2015 special showcasing the heart and soul of dogs and cats in shelters across America NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and award-winning animal advocate Jill Rappaport, announced today they are developing "Best in Shelter(TM)", a television series and prime-time special showcasing the special appeal of shelter pets. The first...

2013-12-10 08:30:48

Animal Rights Group Rebrands DiGiorno as "DisGusting" for Allowing Cows to Be Kicked, Whipped, Beaten and Dragged with Tractors - Urges Glendale-based Company to Adopt Strict Animal Welfare Policies LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shocking hidden-camera video of cows being beaten, stabbed, and dragged by tractors secretly recorded at a cheese supplier to DiGiorno was released today by the animal protection organization Mercy For Animals at SliceOfCruelty.com. DiGiorno, owned by...

2013-11-25 20:22:31

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hollywood Reporter recently ran a story that distorts the work and record of a respected nonprofit organization that has kept millions of beloved animal actors safe on film and television sets around the world for more than 70 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO) The article paints a picture that is completely unrecognizable to us or anyone who knows American Humane Association's work. Far from...