• By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    BLACK VEIL BRIDESA ANDY BIERSACK NAMED BEST VOICE FOR ANIMALS BY PETA YOUTH DIVISION

    Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack has been named the Best Voice for Animals by peta2, PETA's youth division. Each year, peta2...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    SAFE READY TO FIGHT RODEOS IN THE FAR NORTH

    Save Animals from Exploitation is "deeply frustrated" that two rodeo events will take place in the Far North this summer, despite widespread...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    ISLAND MAN FINED $500 FOR FAILURE TO CARE FOR SICK DOG

    The dog, a 13-year-old terrier mix, was suffering from a tumour. Staff at AVC could not control the bleeding.

    Dogs, Dog, Terrier
  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    WHATCOM MAN ALLEGEDLY TWICE THREW A CAT AGAINST THE WALL, BREAKING BOTH ITS HIND LEGS

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

    Cats, Cat
  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    CHARGES FILED IN MAGISTRATE LEAD TO PROTESTS BY ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS

    Animal rights activists led by local resident Brenda Tucker protested in front of the Tyler County Magistrate Office early on Dec....

  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    CHANEL IS BANNING EXOTIC SKINS: HERE'S WHY

    Chanel will stop manufacturing products made from snakes, crocodiles, lizards and other exotic skins , the company said Monday, making...

    Snakes, Snake, Lizards, Crocodiles, Crocodile, Lizard
  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    GREYHOUND BAN CREATES UNCERTAIN FUTURE FOR GREYHOUND BREEDER

    Greyhounds of every shade of brindle, black, red and white play and bask under a winter sun at Deborah Elliot's farm. Her 140 dogs...

    Greyhound, Dog, Dogs
  • By Topix   -   Dec 20, 2018

    GRADUALLY, NERVOUSLY, COURTS ARE GRANTING RIGHTS TO ANIMALS

    Named after Disney's seven dwarves, they were shipped to America and sold to circuses and zoos. Happy and Grumpy ended up in the Bronx...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    ARBUTUS MAN AVOIDS PRISON AFTER DOG DIES OF HYPOTHERMIA IN CASE THAT SPARKED VIRAL OUTRAGE

    A man signs a petition calling for stronger animal abuse laws in Baltimore County at an Arbutus vigil for a dog named Oscar on Jan....

    Dog, Dogs
  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    FARM BILL INCLUDES ANIMAL WELFARE REFORMS

    I write to thank U.S. Senate Committee Chairman Pat Roberts for his terrific work for mainstream animal welfare reforms in the recent...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    NASSAU COUNTY SPCA OFFERS UPDATE ON ANIMAL ABUSE REGISTRY

    December 17, 2018 - The Nassau County Animal Abuse Registry was created in 2014 by an act of the Nassau County Legislature, the registry...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP PETA SUPPORTS BAN ON COCKFIGHTING IN ALL US TERRITORIES

    Ashley Byrne is a Senior Campaigner with the group PETA in the United States, and says "culture and money are never an excuse for cruelty".

  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    ASPCA REWARDS COPS FOR SAVING SUFFERING DOGS

    Police Officer Philip Longo receives his award from Elizabeth Brandler, legal advocacy senior counsel for the ASPCA, and ASPCA Vice...

    Dog, Dogs
  • By Topix   -   Dec 19, 2018

    ACTIVISTS STRIP NAKED AND SMEAR THEMSELVES IN FAKE BLOOD TO PROTEST AGAINST FUR

    The activists lay down in Placa de Catalunya, with one holding a sign reading 'How many lives just for one coat?' in Spanish on December...

    Mink, Minks
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NEW ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP UNVEILED

    A new animal welfare group - Animal Welfare Watch - was unveiled in Hagersville Monday night. The driving force behind the group is...

    Horse, Horses
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    COUPLE PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN ANIMAL ABUSE CASE

    A Washington couple has pleaded not guilty to keeping several dogs in filthy conditions and allowing a pony to become so pained it...

    Dog, Dogs
  • By Topix   -   Dec 18, 2018

    ANIMAL CRUELTY

    Re: "Viral elephant photo spurs zoo probe",. It is a total disgrace to the heartless operator of this "zoo" as well as all the visitors.

  • By Topix   -   Dec 17, 2018

    HIGHER ANIMAL CRUELTY CASES IMPACT SPCA'S ANNUAL BUDGET

    This friendly feline is Roscoe, a six-year-old Siamese mix being treated for kidney disease at the SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County.

    Siamese, Feline, Felines
  • By Topix   -   Dec 16, 2018

    PETA: DOES A BAVARIAN SPIT IN THE BLACK FOREST?

    Regular readers of this column know that I have a number of pet peeves, one of which is our obsession with political correctness. However,...

  • By Topix   -   Dec 16, 2018

    DOG FATALLY PUNCHED

    A Burlingame man accused of fatally punching his girlfriend's miniature pinscher Godiva and dumping her body on the street is scheduled...

    Dog, Dogs, Miniature Pinscher