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Santa Anita bans race day drugs after another horse dies

By Eric Sondheimer and Nathan Fenno as published on The LA Times

“The move, believed to be without precedent in North American racing, came hours after the 22nd horse died at Santa Anita since Dec. 301 more words
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Man charged after allegedly killing roommate's cat: OPP

A man has been charged after allegedly killing his roommate’s cat, police say.

Grey County OPP say on Friday, at around 8:30 p.m., officers were called to a residence on 30 Sideroad in the Township of Chatsworth, after receiving a report of cruelty to an animal. 77 more words


Santa Anita Cancels Racing Indefinitely After 21st Horse Dies at Track

Source: KTLA

Santa Anita has canceled racing indefinitely to re-examine its dirt surface after the deaths of 21 horses in the last two months

Tim Ritvo, chief operating officer of The Stronach Group, which owns Santa Anita, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that racing won’t be held this weekend, when two major races were scheduled: the San Felipe for 3-year-old Kentucky Derby hopefuls and the Santa Anita Handicap for older horses. 1,133 more words

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BLM seeks bids for new off-range pastures for wild horses and burros

BLM Press Release

“Instead of leaving the Wild Ones on their Congressionally approved, rightful range (FREE) the BLM spends millions of your tax dollars capturing, harming, maiming and imprisoning Wild Horses and Burros on YOUR dime…perfect!” …
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Santa Anita racetrack has 20th horse death, with filly euthanized after serious injury

Source: By Janelle Griffith as published on  NBC News

It is the 20th horse racing death at Santa Anita Park since Dec. 26…

A famed Southern California thoroughbred track had its 20th horse death in just over two months after a 4-year-old filly suffered a serious injury during a race on Saturday. 315 more words

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Will PETA’s Nappy-Wearing Man-Baby convince you to ditch dairy?

The latest campaign from PETA, released this month, aims to provoke UK audiences to reconsider their needless consumption of milk, but is the Nappy-Wearing Man-Baby another example of the poor taste demonstrated by the organisation time and time again, or does it strike the right note? 540 more words


Man arrested after puppy killed, dog emaciated after being abandoned in North Carolina park

RALEIGH, N.C. — A man faces criminal charges related to abandoning and abusing two dogs, one of which died, according to a Wake County search warrant. 202 more words