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A farmer's trust broken at the abattoir and why it's taken me so long to write about it.

It left an indelible mark on me as a child watching Dad wiping away tears the afternoon his favourite cow, Queen Bessie, left the farm. She was getting old and arthritic, the last cow to reach the dairy. 514 more words


Police seize 2 roosters from Bristol basement of convenience store

BRISTOL — Police are investigating a possible case of animal fighting at a convenience store in Bristol.

Officials with the state Department of Revenue Services assisted by the police Narcotics Enforcement Team responded to Tropical Market convenience store on Thursday on a routine revenue service inspection. 65 more words


What we have done to our pets?

You may find this post perplexing. Trust me, I feel perplexing too, but we shall pierce the veil one by one, and discuss whether what has been done is right or not. 839 more words


SPCA seizes 29 dogs and puppies from Squamish breeder

BC SPCA may be recommending animal cruelty charges after seizing 29 dogs and puppies from a breeder in Squamish on Wednesday.

The dogs, 18 adult dogs and 11 puppies, were badly matted and suffering from ear infections, overgrown nails, skin infections and severe dental disease. 121 more words


Take Action Alert: Stop the Killing Contests in Chesapeake Bay -- Cownose Rays Need Your Help!

Mahatma Gandhi famously stated that “the greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”  Under this standard, the United States, and Maryland in particular, should be judged very harshly for the inhumane treatment of cownose rays. 401 more words

Marine Wildlife

Ontario man charged with animal cruelty after dog beaten with metal downspout: police

A 25-year-old Windsor, Ont., man has been charged with animal cruelty after police said his dog was beaten with a piece of metal downspout.

Windsor police responded to a report of a man allegedly seen beating his dog with a metal object in the backyard of his home on Cameron Avenue around 2:30 p.m. 134 more words