Tag Archives: animal abuse

You Can’t Duct From Social Media!

Posted on: December 17, 2015 - 1 Comment

The best twist that came out of this whole situation was a young man who photographed his Rottweiler being offered a peanut butter stuffed bone, with the caption that “this is what happens when you won’t shut up”. Win/win for both sides of the equation.

The Bloodstained Terrible Towel

Posted on: September 10, 2015 - 35 Comments

This was not the kind of behavior that our beloved Steeler organization would support. This is not the value system that we expect from the Rooney family.

FBI to Track Animal Cruelty Crimes

Posted on: September 23, 2014 - 3 Comments

In a move that could have tremendous impact on animal law and the prosecution of animal cruelty offenders, the FBI has revealed that it will soon begin tracking crimes related to animal cruelty.

Attending a Dogfight Now a Federal Crime

Posted on: February 17, 2014 - No Comments

It may seem like a small step, but the implications of the newly passed Farm Bill will be far-reaching in the world of animal rights. Hosting any form of an animal fight has long been a federal crime, but it is now illegal to attend or bring a child to such a fight. Before the passage of Read More

National Animal Abuse Registry in the Works

Posted on: November 26, 2013 - 23 Comments

Plans are in motion to create the first national "Do Not Adopt" registry for convicted animal abusers in the United States. The database is under construction through the Animal Legal Defense Fund out of Cotati, California, and its goal is to prevent abusers from acquiring more animals, whether from a shelter, breeder, or off the Read More

Massive Multi-State Dogfighting Operation Busted

Posted on: August 27, 2013 - 5 Comments

A multi-state raid on one of the largest dogfighting operation in history is sure to be sending a serious message to dogfighters everywhere. The raid uncovered close to 400 dogs living in horrific conditions; many were without food, water, or shelter. The dogfighting ring stretched from Georgia and Alabama into Texas, and authorities uncovered huge sums of cash, guns, narcotics, and dog fighting paraphernalia.

It’s “Be Kind to Animals” Week!

Posted on: May 10, 2013 - No Comments

There's no question that we should all be kind to animals every week of the year, but this week is a special reminder of that important message. "Be Kind to Animals Week" was started by the American Humane Association in 1915, making it the oldest commemorative week in history.