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Victims of illegal dog meat industry get rescued in Phoenix

After the devastating awareness of the dog meat trade in China and other Asian countries, activists fought to save the animals.
In many Asian countries like Korea, Thailand, and China, dog meat is considered a delicacy. The dogs (and cats) are raised for the purpose of slaughter, living through deprivation and torture. The...
27 November 2016 -
S. (. Lee

Standing Rock horses get vet assistance from 900 miles away

A veterinarian made a long trip to help injured horses, remains on standby.
While the clash between the water protectors and the police is sure to cause injuries to humans, the horses that are vital to the reservation are not immune to injuries either. When Veterinarian...
28 November 2016 -
D. Thacker

East Tennessee town first to prohibit chaining and tethering dogs for extended periods

Hawkins County, TN passed a law regarding chaining and tethering dogs outdoors that endangers the animal physically and emotionally.
Pet owners automatically commit to the care of their dogs when the animal is brought into the family. Restraining the dog is part of that commitment to its care. However, tying up a dog outdoors for...
5 December 2016 -
S. (. Lee
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