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August is not Runaway Goats Month, but that sure seems to be the case. [...]
Tue, Aug 21, 2018
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The biggest pork producer in the world just got walloped -- again -- by a massive jury verdict because of the overwhelmingly negative impact its North Carolina hog farms have on neighboring residents. [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
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Editor's note: An earlier version of this post was published in 2015. It's no secret America has a love affair with bacon. From burgers to pizzas and even dessert, it seems bacon is always an optional add-on. However, perhaps because you've found out that bacon increases your chance of dying young by 44 percent and pollutes the air and waterways […] [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
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In another victory for elephants and rhinos, Illinois has become the latest state to step up for these iconic species by banning the sale of both ivory and rhino horn in an effort to protect them from wildlife trafficking. While we continue to look to Asia as a major source for driving the demand behind […] [...]
Sun, Aug 19, 2018
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Many dog owners have a hard time dealing with excessive barking, to the point where they become frustrated and upset, feeling completely hopeless as to how to stop it. Sound familiar? The biggest mistake we make in trying to solve the issue is forgetting that it's a dog's most natural instinct to bark and growl […] [...]
Sat, Aug 18, 2018
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This article was originally published in 2015. We all love animals, and it's a tragedy to see one struck by the side of the road. There are a lot of ways to avoid being that driver. Take some reasonable precautions to protect animals who might wander onto the road —and know what to do in the event […] [...]
Sat, Aug 18, 2018
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One of the worst cases of animal abuse in the state of Massachusetts was that of "Puppy Doe," a young pit bull who Radoslaw Czerkawski tortured. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Visitors to tiny Sand Island off the coast of Alabama wanted to play volleyball on the beach. There was a problem: bird nests filled with eggs were in the way. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Animal advocates are celebrating another victory for captive elephants with news that the Buffalo Zoo in New York is finally closing its exhibit. The zoo announced this week that its two Asian elephants, 36-year-old Jothi and 35-year-old Supara, will be headed to the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans this fall, where they'll be able to […] [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
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It's hard to imagine having to spend your entire life in a cage, only to be let out to be used as a performer in a circus. Sadly that was the case for five lions who never experienced anything else …until now. These lucky five lions, including Sasha, Kimba, Nena, Tarzan and Tanya, were recently rescued when […] [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
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Over the past two decades or so, a few organizations have been training dogs to use their sense of smell to help save the lives of wildlife. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
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A man and his teenage son have finally been charged after illegally killing a black bear and her two newborn cubs earlier this spring in Alaska. Unfortunately, more wildlife could soon be vulnerable to the same extreme cruelty seen here that's stirring outrage. According to the Alaska State Troopers, which released the details of their […] [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
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