• By Topix   -   Aug 18, 2018

    PIT BULLS ARE IN SPECIAL NEED OF 'FOREVER HOMES' AMID BANS

    Many pit bulls in the D.C. area need homes, but bans on the breed by apartment management companies, homeowners associations and all...

    Dog, Dogs, Breeding
  • By Topix   -   Aug 18, 2018

    PUBLIC OUTCRY OVER ANIMAL RIGHTS IN TURKEY

    As our regular readers know, TOL normally does not cover Turkey, unless an issue concerns one of the countries we do cover in post-communist...

  • By Topix   -   Aug 18, 2018

    45 DOGS REMOVED FROM DONIPHAN COUNTY PROPERTY, MAN ARRESTED FOR DOGFIGHTING

    Forty-five dogs were removed from a property Thursday in Doniphan County and a man was arrested in connection with 42 counts of dogfighting....

    Dog, Dogs
  • By Topix   -   Aug 18, 2018

    AUDIT CLEARS TASMANIAN ABATTOIR OF ANIMAL CRUELTY

    Tasmanian authorities have found no evidence of animal cruelty at an abattoir in Cressy, near Launceston, after an investigation prompted...

  • By Topix   -   Aug 17, 2018

    ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS PROTEST DOG MEAT CONSUMPTION IN SEOUL

    More than 200 people attended the protest, including animal rights activists, lawmakers and singers, to call for putting an end to...

    Dog, Dogs
  • By Topix   -   Aug 17, 2018

    KITTENA S HEAD FOUND IN LACEY. ANIMAL SERVICES IS INVESTIGATING POSSIBLE TIE TO OTHER DEATHS

    Witnessing animal abuse can be difficult, but according to the Humane Society of the Unites States, it is important not to turn away...

    Kitten, Cats, Kittens, Cat
  • By Topix   -   Aug 17, 2018

    MORE THAN 600 A STRESSEDA BIRDS RESCUED FROM OHIO HOUSE, ANIMAL WELFARE GROUP SAYS

    The humane society in Columbus, Ohio, closed its doors to regular business on Tuesday and called in help from the ASPCA to conduct...

    Bird, Birds
  • By Topix   -   Aug 17, 2018

    STILL NO ARRESTS FOR TWO MAJOR ANIMAL ABUSE CASES IN HAMPTON COUNTY

    Hampton County, SC has dealt with some major animal cruelty cases in the past few months, but no one has been arrested. Why haven't...

  • By Topix   -   Aug 17, 2018

    ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP FILES COMPLAINT AGAINST SURIN DOG OWNER

    Animal rights group Watchdog Thailand said on Friday it has sought legal action against a dog owner in Surin who was caught on video...

    Dog, Dogs
  • By Topix   -   Aug 17, 2018

    GRADE 12 KILLARNEY STUDENT JANELLE HUINDA PRESENTED THE IDEA OF MEATLESS MONDAYS TO THE SCHOOL'S ENV

    Grade 12 Killarney student Janelle Huinda presented the idea of Meatless Mondays to the school's environment club. Photo Dan Toulgoet...

  • By Topix   -   Aug 17, 2018

    WSU ACCUSED OF ANIMAL DEATHS, ABUSE

    An animal rights group called WSU a "criminal laboratory" after it received documents it claims contain evidence of negligence toward...

  • By Topix   -   Aug 16, 2018

    NGOS HEAP PRAISE ON FOOD FIRMS, BUT THERE'S CRITICISM TO COME

    Food companies are beginning to win over hyper-critical green NGOs thanks to their efforts to tackle climate change and improve animal...

    Food
  • By Topix   -   Aug 16, 2018

    ANIMAL RIGHTS PROTESTERS DEMONSTRATE OUTSIDE TESCO

    Protesters from the group VIVA demonstrated outside Tesco on Bewell Street on August 7 to protest against the store using Hogwood pig...

    Pig, Pigs
  • By Topix   -   Aug 16, 2018

    SAFE CALLING FOR FARMING INDUSTRY TO PROTECT WHISTLE-BLOWERS

    Animal advocacy group SAFE is calling for farming groups to develop whistle-blower programmes, after revelations workers are receiving...

  • By Topix   -   Aug 15, 2018

    REPORT: LAPD LOOKING INTO VIDEO OF MAN WHO SPANKED HIPPO AT LA ZOO

    He might have done it for the 'Gram, but now a man who crossed a barricade guarding a hippopotamus enclosure at the Los Angeles Zoo...

  • By Topix   -   Aug 15, 2018

    BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS THAT WILL HELP YOUR CHILDREN HAVE A GREAT SCHOOL YEAR

    The Whatcom County YMCA has purchased a new pedicab from Denmark, which they will be using to offer free rides to seniors with low...

  • By Topix   -   Aug 15, 2018

    PET LENDING IN NEW YORK: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT PROGRAM THAT COULD LEAD TO REPOSSESSION

    Danielle Cittadino, 44, of Baldwin, said she thought she was financing her golden retriever, but she unknowingly leased the dog in...

    Retriever, Dog, Dogs, Golden Retriever
  • By Topix   -   Aug 15, 2018

    POLICE: DOGS SEIZED FROM MAINE BREEDERS HAD 'OPEN SORES AND OVERGROWN CLAWS'

    Forty-four dogs seized Friday from a Brunswick home as part of an animal cruelty investigation were living in cages stacked three or...

    Dog, Dogs
  • By Topix   -   Aug 14, 2018

    A HORSE WAS NEGLECTED BY ITS OWNER. NOW THE HORSE IS SUING

    Justice is an 8-year-old American quarter horse who used to be named Shadow. And when he was named Shadow, he suffered.

    Horse, Horses
  • By Topix   -   Aug 14, 2018

    BURNED-TO-DEATH DOG PHOTOS IN CAIRO CAUSE OUTRAGE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    Graphic images of four dogs tied together and burnt to death in Cairo's Shubra district has caused outrage across social media, with...

    Dog, Dogs