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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

California says no belching, farting cows wanted

State plans to put regulation in place to control methane gas output from livestock.
If Governor Jerry Brown, of California, has his way, the state will smell a whole lot better in the coming years. A Fox 5 news report says that Brown signed legislation back in September that targeted...
30 November 2016 -
D. Thacker

The continual hunt for Moose in Maine will lead to extinction

New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife Services presented troubling data about the dramatic decline in the Moose population in recent years.
The Moose in Maine is iconic as the state’s animal. The animal is built well to adapt to its environment with its long legs, thick-set body, short neck, and broad head. It is the largest antlered...
26 November 2016 -
S. (. Lee
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  • Man accused of selling horse meat in Miami

    Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office got a tip on the illegal sales of horse meat, leading to an arrest.
    Horsemeat is a popular cuisine in a select few countries like Central Asia, eventually playing a crucial part of traditions from South America to Europe and Asia. About 4.7 million horses are consumed...
    26 November 2016
    S. (. Lee
  • Stray and Feral Dog Issues in Greenwood Become Overwhelming for the Community

    Local police and animal control work to manage and protect the dog population in local area
    Greenwood, Arkansas reportedly faces an overwhelming problem with stray and feral dogs. The police department and city council collaborated to discuss the issue and how to resolve it, helping the...
    22 November 2016
    S. (. Lee
  • Arkansas reconsiders ban on pot-bellied pigs as family pets

    Jonesboro, Arkansas City Council, looking for ways to permit domesticated pot-bellied pigs.
    The pot-bellied pig is reportedly a great pet to have, being that they are highly intelligent, clean and easy to train, contrary to the beliefs of many. They are smaller in size to other pigs, usually...
    26 November 2016
    S. (. Lee
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  • A dog was trapped in a sewer for 4 days

    the Policemen were trying to rescue it and finally did, but when he pulled his head out, people saw him trapped there.
    A dog was trapped in a sewer for 4 days in Argentina. With a lot of patience, the Policemen were trying to rescue it and finally did. We don’t know how he managed to get in there, but when he pulled...
    6 November 2016
  • A cat brings comfort to veterans

    Veterans who are in beds and wheelchairs waiting for their recovery or death.
    In a medical facility in Virginia, there are many veterans who arrive completely ill or severely injured. This is a very hard moment for them and their families. However, a cat brings comfort to...
    5 November 2016
  • Loose and feral dogs a problem in county near Nashville

    Hickman County, TN officials are lacking in funding to control the overrun dog population
    Loose and feral dogs can often terrorize the area that they overpopulate. They can pose a threat to humans and other animals. Most often, these loose dogs are the result of escaped pets or those...
    5 November 2016
    S. (. Lee
  • Cecil the Lion hunt organizer has charges dropped by Zimbabwe court

    Theo Bronkhorst, the man who led the hunt where Walter Palmer killed the iconic Cecil the Lion, has been cleared of all wrongdoing.
    Theo Bronkhorst, the professional hunter who took U.S. dentist Walter Palmer on a hunting spree, which ended in the death of the magnificient, black-maned Cecil the Lion, headed to court last week....
    16 November 2016
    A. Sewell
  • 'Quantico' Season 2 star Priyanka Chopra loves pets - adopts a dog in addition to big cats

    Priyanka Chopra has recently added a pet dog to her family The celebrity is fond of pets and also adopted a tiger and lioness from Ranchi zoo.
    Priyanka Chopra is a girl from India who won the Miss World title and then became a celebrity Bollywood star. She has now leapfrogged into Hollywood and the TV serial "Quantico". Priyanka is now at no...
    19 November 2016
    M. Singh
  • Owning a dog is the best anti-depressant

    Adopting a dog was the best thing I ever did for my overall mental health.
    I recently adopted a Siberian Husky puppy, and it was the best thing I ever did. After months of research and back and forth with myself, I finally decided I should get a dog. I had recently moved to...
    9 November 2016
    A. Willis
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