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Animal Cruelty

Even at Whole Foods' Best Farm, Turkeys Suffer

Jacy Anthis | Posted 11.25.2015 | Green
Jacy Anthis

This Monday, animal advocates released a shocking investigation showing widespread cruelty at what some would consider the most unlikely of places -- a top-rated Whole Foods turkey supplier.

Concrete-covered Cat Found on Woman's Doorstep Saved by Emergency Treatment

Rescue Idiot | Posted 11.25.2015 | Impact
Rescue Idiot

Concrete powder, which is toxic for cats, had even found its way in to Grant's eyes making, them irritable and difficult to open. Thankfully the little cat is making a good recovery, but vets are concerned that he may have been targeted by cruel persons playing a sick joke.

The Cruel Lies We Buy on Thanksgiving

Nathan Runkle | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Nathan Runkle

This Thanksgiving, countless Americans will also buy the lie that Obama's pardon guarantees a lone turkey many days of happiness ahead. But even more of us will gobble up the bigger (and far more egregious) lie that 46 million animals like him didn't suffer on the way to our dinner plates.

Someone Cemented Puppies Inside A Fish Tank And Left Them To Die

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.21.2015 | Crime

Two puppies were found cemented inside a glass fish tank that was dumped on the bank of a Mississippi creek. Matt Williamson stumbled upon the...

Mountain Lion Freed From Illegal Circus After 20 Years In Chains

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.20.2015 | Good News

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Whose Time Has Finally Come? Ending the Use of Dogs in Experiments

Monica Engebretson | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

As the old saying goes, "You don't know where you're going until you know where you've been." With this in mind, here is a brief historical overview of challenges to the use of dogs in experiments.

Fighting the Cons in South African 'Conservation'

Christopher Clark | Posted 11.12.2015 | Green
Christopher Clark

The seductiveness of the word "conservation" has allowed certain players in the wildlife tourism sector to exploit it towards their own selfish ends, and use it as a smokescreen for all manner of sins and unethical practices. But for how much longer?

Neighbors Tried To Rescue This Dog, But He's Still Suffering

The Dodo | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.04.2015 | Green

Last week, a man knocked on his neighbor's door at a Houston condo complex with a stern warning: Your dog desperately needs to be taken on a walk....

Eating Chickens Is a Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

Jacy Anthis | Posted 11.01.2015 | Green
Jacy Anthis

This piece was co-authored by Jay Shooster from NYU School of Law. In a recent report by the World Health Organization, processed meat comes across ...

They Cut Off His Ears, But They Couldn't Break His Spirit

The Dodo | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.28.2015 | Green

It was the week before Thanksgiving and my kids and I were volunteering at Animal Haven shelter in New York City when a precious puppy named Christoph...

Mallorca; An Idyll of Shame

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 10.26.2015 | Travel
Trisha de Borchgrave

An original sin of sorts plagues this bountiful island, riddled, infected and rotting as it is with the suffering of animals.

Dog That Was Buried Alive Gets The Loving Home She Deserves

The Dodo | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.21.2015 | Green

A dog who was saved from certain death after being found buried alive in an unconscionable act of cruelty is now discovering what it means to be a che...


Caitlyn McIntosh | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green
Caitlyn McIntosh

In continuing to act the way the group has, PETA has essentially declared not only a war on pit bulls, but on dogs.

Who Is the Elephant Killer With the Small Gun?

Bernie Shine | Posted 10.21.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

The hunting guides have refused to identify the elephant slayer, and he has not come forward to further rejoice his victory. Surely such a big brave game hunter full of bravado can't be afraid of a bunch of animal advocates, can he?

Elephant Killings: Thefts From Humanity

Bernie Shine | Posted 10.18.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

Something was taken from you, me, and all humanity last week. Africa's largest known elephant was shot in Zimbabwe by a trophy hunter, allegedly a German national.

Dogs Recovering After Man Allegedly Beat Them With Sledgehammer

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 10.16.2015 | Crime

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Defiant Danish Zoo Dissects Lion

Bernie Shine | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

They wanted to show the kiddies the anatomy of a lion. I assume most of us have never seen the internal organs of a lion, and I don't imagine it was high on the list of things kids need to know. The ugly truth is this desensitizes children to the sanctity of all life, and creates grotesque memories for them.

Hundreds Of Lives Saved In Largest-Ever Animal Cruelty Bust

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green

Nearly 1,000 animals have so far been saved in what is being called the largest tactical strike on extreme animal cruelty operations in U.S. history....

Woman Charged With Criminal Mischief for Giving Water to Thirsty Animals

Jacy Anthis | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Jacy Anthis

While Anita refused to stop, he told her, "No, you know what, these are not humans, you dumb frickin' broad."

Tiny Dog Makes Huge Impact

Suzanne DeWitt Hall | Posted 10.14.2015 | Good News
Suzanne DeWitt Hall

As far as Juno knows, she's a little person, not a dog. During a visit to grandma in the hospital, I quickly realized that Juno had a way with patients, so the Chihuahua with a big heart began visiting senior centers and hospitals, spreading good will and smiles.

Too Many People Are Still Not Adopting Animals

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 10.12.2015 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

For most people concerned about animal welfare, adopting pets from an animal shelter or rescue organization is unquestionably the right thing to do. However, as we observe "Adopt a Shelter Dog Month," it's easy to incorrectly assume that the general public understands this imperative.

Watch An Elephant Rush To Her Captor's Rescue

The Dodo | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.11.2015 | Green

This video shows just how compassionate and intelligent elephants are — and how much they deserve our respect. This is Thongsri, an elephant wh...

Danish Zoos: Serial Animal Killers

Bernie Shine | Posted 10.11.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

Sadly, the lesson here is simple and cruel-- in these zoos the animals are throw-aways, there to entertain, amuse and generate revenue.

If You Want To Stop Violence Against People, Stop Violence Against Animals

The Huffington Post | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

Denise asked the animal service officers if she could look in the green bag. They told her she really didn't want to do that. In the bag were the rema...

My Heart Belongs to the Rescued Animals at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
M. Shannon Hernandez

There was a time in my life where I didn't think twice about the souls of animals. Hell, I have even shot at squirrels and turkeys in my youth, hav...