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Videos: So-called 'humane' chicken hatchery exposed for cruelty

The first video you will see (above) tells you how wonderful and clean this chicken hatchery is, and how well the chicks are treated and what a wonderful life they have. Then the second video shows you what is actually happening at this company.

Disturbing video: Extreme cruelty revealed in UK abattoir

Nantwich - The video is part of an undercover investigation which exposes shocking cruelty to horses at a British abattoir. Two slaughter-men have lost their jobs after their abhorrent cruelty was revealed. The RSPCA and Food Standards Agency may prosecute.

SPCA searches for owner of puppy found with horrific rope burns

Surrey - The BC SPCA in Surrey, British Columbia is asking for help to find the owners of a puppy that was found in some bushes, with severe rope burns on its muzzle. It's being investigated as a case of animal cruelty.

Man jailed for cruelty after animals kept in cellar

Pontypridd - A man in Wales was sentenced to jail time and banned from owning animals for life for offenses including keeping a pony and goats in a dark and dirty cellar.

Australia stops some cattle exports after cruelty exposed

The Australian government has suspended the export of cattle to 11 slaughter houses in Indonesia after a documentary exposed cruel treatment of the animals.

Op-Ed: Fur, a symbol of suffering and death

In order to convince people that it there is nothing wrong with wearing the coats of dead animals, the fur industry is now trying to promote fur as being more ethical and green, while hiding the reality of what the animals must endure.

While Michael Vick celebrates victories his dogs still struggle

While Michael Vick celebrates his successes on the football field the dogs who who were his victims struggle to adjust to life.

Officials aware of animal cruelty 2 years before action taken

Swan River - Animal welfare officers had been contacted about the condition of animals at a Manitoba farm two years before action was taken and 44 emaciated animals were seized.

Man jailed for putting cat in microwave

Torquay - The man who put a cat in a microwave, tumble drier and freezer, and then dunking it in water, has been sentenced to 126 days on jail and banned from owning an animal for 10 years.

Woman who dumped cat in wheelie bin fined

Mary Bale, who made the headlines all over the world this year after CCTV footage showed her putting a cat in a wheelie bin appeared in court today.

Pet seller convicted of animal cruelty has more dogs seized

A man who sold pets in Prince Edward Island for many years had 17 dogs seized from his property, just four days after he was convicted of cruelty to animals.

US Veterinarian charged with cruelty to animals

Winchester - A veterinarian in Virginia has been charged with several counts of animal cruelty after 18 horses were removed from her property.

Nine cats mutilated in Sacramento neighborhood

Sacramento - The Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills has offered a $3,000 reward for the arrest of the person responsible for the the killing of at least nine cats in Sacramento's Rosemont neighborhood.

Daring Dachshund becomes world's first scuba diving K-9

Vladivostok - A Russian diving enthusiast has developed a scuba-diving dry suit complete with helmet, breathing mask and oxygen source for his K-9 companion Boniface, the daring diving dachshund. The first experimental dive was declared a success.

Witness shares experience of watching execution by firing squad

Draper - Witnesses of the execution by firing squad of convicted murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner this morning at a state prison in Utah share their view and describe what they saw in graphic detail as the debate on the death penalty and it's methodology continues.

Chicago police seize enough explosives to level a city block

Chicago - It took 81 detonations to destroy the large quantity of explosive chemicals, gunpowder and fuses Cook County Sheriff deputies seized from a trailer in a gated mobile home community. Police speculate they were being used to make illegal fireworks.

Orangutan kickboxing sparks Thailand tourism, angers critics Special

Bangkok - Kickboxing may be Thailand's number one sport but orangutan boxing is fast becoming popular. Hundreds of spectators pay to see the apes beat each other with boxing gloves, while other apes in bikinis perform as round card girls and bell ringers.

Baboon attack seriously injures caretakers Special

San Antonio - In some circles bio-medical research on primates is a nice way to say animal torture. Two baboons held captive and experimented on in a lab in Texas fought back this week and attacked workers seriously injuring one who need hospitalized for his wounds.

China accused of skinning live animals for fur [graphic video] Special

Note: graphic nature of the video provided by PETA is not suitable for all viewers. The pets-right group is accusing some Chinese fur farms of torturing live animals.

Repealing the Ban Would Mean No Life for Foxes Special

A repeal of the Hunting Act would mean that foxes could once again be torn apart by dogs at the end of a hunt. Animal Advocates are encouraging people to express their support for the ban.

Two 'I'm a Celebrity' stars faced with animal cruelty charges

Two stars of this year's I'm a "Celebrity, Get me out of Here" are to appear in court in Australia in the New Year after being accused of animal cruelty.

Op-Ed: If You Eat Large Eggs is That Contributing to Animal Cruelty?

The chairman of the British Free Range Producers’ Association claims eating larger eggs is unkind to hens, and urges consumers to eat medium ones instead.

Smokey Kills The Bandit - How A Cop Let His Dog Die

A court in Arizona has found a local police officer guilty of killing his own police dog by leaving it in a hot car outside his house for 12 hours. The heat of the day had been so intense that the dog died of heat exhaustion.

Is this ‘Justice” without human Intervention?

Earlier this year a man decapitated his 4-month-old Husky pup, with a chainsaw. Self-confessed dog-killer Phillip Matthysen was slapped with a suspended fine of R10 000 rand or 12 months in jail after being found guilty by a Delmas court.

Pitbulls: Are they what you hear? Do we care or hear about the cruelty they face?

Please If you are a animal lover Then I Beg You please tell me how is it that these Pitbulls deserved what they got. This video is something we never hear much about I truly hope that you see what I think is very Cruel towards ANY animal good or bad

Pink Talking About Animal Cruelty

Singer Pink talks about PETA and animal cruelty and what WE can do to help stop this disgusting act once and for all.**WARNING** some scenes may be hard to watch and show live slaughtering ..viewer discretion is advised
 

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Animal rights activists around the world want science to cease experimenting on animals including pr...
Animal rights activists around the world want science to cease experimenting on animals including primates like this one found in laboratories across the country.
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Alicia Silverstone a spokeswoman for PETA s fur fight against fur  poses for the camera for a PETA a...
Alicia Silverstone a spokeswoman for PETA's fur fight against fur, poses for the camera for a PETA advertising campaign.
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Picture revealing animal cruelty and neglect of turkeys taken during an undercover investigation at ...
Picture revealing animal cruelty and neglect of turkeys taken during an undercover investigation at a Butterball farm in North Carolina. These turkeys were killed because they were too sick and injured to continue to be raised for profit.
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This pony was injured by being dragged behind a car on Christmas Day.
This pony was injured by being dragged behind a car on Christmas Day.
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Hamsters were confined to extremely crowded tubs before being shipped to PETCO stores according to P...
Hamsters were confined to extremely crowded tubs before being shipped to PETCO stores according to PETA undercover investigator.
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Mustang advocates say that using helicopters is inhumane because some of the animals are traumatized...
Mustang advocates say that using helicopters is inhumane because some of the animals are traumatized, injured or killed during the roundup and roping.
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A primate undergoing experimentation at Covance in Vienna Virginia who were fined for violations of ...
A primate undergoing experimentation at Covance in Vienna Virginia who were fined for violations of the Animal Welfare Act following a PETA investigation that exposed the horrors and cruelty.
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This kitten was abandoned with injuries so bad she was unable to stand.
This kitten was abandoned with injuries so bad she was unable to stand.
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Animal cruelty investigations by the Ontario SPCA and its affiliated Humane Societies are governed b...
Animal cruelty investigations by the Ontario SPCA and its affiliated Humane Societies are governed by provincial legislation under the Ontario SPCA Act.
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Clyde Harshaw, 42, is accused of holding his girlfriend captive and torturing her with an electric drill
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