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Dogs forced into underground fights with badgers suffer horrific injuries

24 April 2015
By Euan Stretch

Three dogs were ­appallingly wounded when they were forced into underground fights with badgers.

Steve Alston, who trained his Patterdale terriers on a treadmill, filmed the dogs down badger setts. 201 more words


Dog recovering from arrow through head as police look for culprits

WARNING: The following story contains an image that some may find disturbing. Viewer discretion advised.

SAGINAW, Mich. — A dog is running around and doing well, but only days ago he had an arrow in his head. 248 more words


As the animal leaves the flesh: notes on bullfighting

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How dare you
Invade my precious dream space
Where I am hero, adventurer, and creator
Where my music comes to life
Where I am a bicycle acrobat… 167 more words


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Chaos and Calm

Missiles screamed towards the earth

emitting on impact a dull thud

a noise that two years ago

had shook him to his bones… 136 more words

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All my life I have had to fight for something and more often than not I have won. This time I’m not so sure. I am waiting to find out if I have colon cancer. 556 more words


Love's Stolen Desires

There’s a place upon the hearth  

never bare of lovers hearts with shattered  

madness .. torn desires … love’s broken hearts 

lover’s sadness

gladness flogged to death with sheer  225 more words