Animal Welfare News

The Link Between Domestic Abuse and Animal Abuse

It seems that not a day goes by without the media reporting on yet more cases of animal cruelty. Cruelty towards animals includes, but is not limited to, neglect, willful neglect, beating or torturing an animal, and killing an animal. Unintentional Neglect and Intentional Cruelty Some cruelty is unintentional neglect, for example, failing to provide [...]

By | September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Animal Abuse|

Big Breakthrough – FBI Now Tracks Animal Cruelty Crimes

Animal cruelty and abuse crimes will now be tracked in Federal Bureau of Investigation reports about crime in the United States. The FBI's director, James Comey, announced the changes that will be made in regards to how those offenses will be handled by the Uniform Crime Report Program. Animal cruelty data, for many years, was [...]

By | September 18th, 2014|Categories: Animal Law|

16 Horses Starved to Death in Case of Animal Cruelty

A recent article in The Horse posted that Horace White, an Alabama man, was arrested and charged with 32 counts of animal cruelty: "Authorities removed 16 horses from his Lauderdale County property, where another 16 horses were discovered dead. Sixteen horses were found dead. Fourteen live horses were found, but 2 were so malnourished they [...]

By | September 13th, 2014|Categories: Animal Cruelty|

7 Seriously Cute Water Puppies (That Are Rescue Dogs)

[ slide show ] Two years ago, award-winning photographer Seth Casteel became a viral sensation with his photos of dogs underwater. A book deal followed that resulted in the New York Times best-seller Underwater Dogs. Casteel's new book might just have the only photos cuter than underwater dogs — Underwater Puppies. In an interview with [...]

By | September 9th, 2014|Categories: Rescue Animals|

6 Steps to Spot and Report Animal Abuse [Infographic]

Do you own a dog or cat? Then you know firsthand of the love between you. They become a member of your family. Unfortunately, the sad truth is that animal abuse is inflicted mostly on cats and dogs. The majority of this abuse is in some type of neglect by the owners who do not [...]

By | September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Animal Abuse|
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