Articles written by: Anissa Putois

Increase Sentence for Man Who Tortured Animals for Decades

Increase Sentence for Man Who Tortured Animals for Decades

A man responsible for torturing and illegally slaughtering thousands of farm animals over 30 years has been let off with a very light sentence. Demand that this man be properly punished for the horrific suffering and deaths he caused.

Dog Forced to Chew Off Own Leg to Get Free Deserves Justice

Dog Forced to Chew Off Own Leg to Get Free Deserves Justice

A dog was forced to chew his own foot off after its tether became tightly entangled around its leg and the owner did nothing to free him. Demand that this neglectful owner be punished to the full extent of the law for the suffering he subjected his dog to.

Justice for 13 Cats Who Died Crammed in Dog Crate

Justice for 13 Cats Who Died Crammed in Dog Crate

A woman who admitted to letting 13 cats die by keeping them cramped in a dog crate has only been lightly punished by law. Demand that her sentence be raised to include a lifetime ban on pet ownership and push for tougher laws to prosecute perpetrators of animal abuse.

Open Wounds and Feces Filled Cages is No Way for Animals to Live

Open Wounds and Feces Filled Cages is No Way for Animals to Live

Animals should not have to suffer from a lack of care and cramped, filthy conditions. Demand that this zoo be shut down immediately and that its animals be sent to suitable sanctuaries.

Success: Harmless Family Dog Seized by Authorities Finally Returned

Success: Harmless Family Dog Seized by Authorities Finally Returned

A gentle dog taken from his owners by city authorities has finally been returned home. Thank the council for releasing him and urge them to overturn archaic breed-specific legislation so that no more dogs suffer the trial this one endured.

Shut Down Zoo Where Giraffe Died of Anxiety

Shut Down Zoo Where Giraffe Died of Anxiety

A young captive giraffe has died of anxiety while being loaded onto a truck to be sent to another zoo. Demand that the facility be shut down and that the country phase out zoos, as these places do not have the animals’ best interests at heart.

Success: Man Charged for Neglecting Puppy With Maggot-Infested Wounds

Success: Man Charged for Neglecting Puppy With Maggot-Infested Wounds

The breeder responsible for letting a young puppy suffer from dehydration, malnourishment, skin infections and maggot-infested sores has been charged with animal cruelty. Praise this decision and urge authorities to ensure all cases of animal abuse are severely punished by law.

Stop Funding Cruel and Unnecessary Tests On Primates

Stop Funding Cruel and Unnecessary Tests On Primates

Millions of dollars have been awarded to a research center repeatedly found to be mistreating animals. Demand that this funding be revoked and that the center be banned from performing tests on animals.

Ban Cruel Dog Tethering Immediately

Ban Cruel Dog Tethering Immediately

Countless dogs spend their entire lives chained outside with their owners facing no legal consequences for this cruel treatment. Demand a ban on dog tethering and the introduction of severe punishments for leaving dogs chained outdoors.

Don’t Capture and Cage Terrified Wild Goat for Fair

Don’t Capture and Cage Terrified Wild Goat for Fair

Each year, a terrified wild goat is captured from the mountains, kept in a tiny cage, and exhibited for three days at a town fair. Urge town officials to put an end to this cruel tradition, replacing it with a less archaic and more humane alternative.

Warn of the Health Risks of Animal Protein in Dietary Guidelines

Warn of the Health Risks of Animal Protein in Dietary Guidelines

Official dietary guidelines still include meat, fish, dairy and eggs despite numerous scientific reports linking animal protein to severe health risks and a higher mortality rate. Urge the committee in charge of the guidelines to encourage the population to replace animal protein with far healthier sources of plant protein.

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Apologize for Advocating Cruelly Produced Veal

The host of a TV show is enthusiastically promoting the abuse and slaughter of young calves for veal. Demand that he apologize for encouraging viewers to consume products of animal cruelty and start promoting the consumption of sustainable and humanely produced plant-based foods instead.

Release Penguins Kept At Inadequate Zoo to a Suitable Sanctuary

Release Penguins Kept At Inadequate Zoo to a Suitable Sanctuary

Eight Humboldt penguins will be kept confined and miserable in a closed air-conditioned enclosure at an inadequate zoo. Demand that the penguins be immediately released to an accredited sanctuary and that the zoo stops importing animals.

Stop Farm Animal Abuse by Encouraging Vegan Bake Sale for Pet Fundraiser

Stop Farm Animal Abuse by Encouraging Vegan Bake Sale for Pet Fundraiser

An animal protection society is helping abandoned pets but at the expense of farm animals. The charity is having a bake sale to raise funds for pets, but the baked goods will most likely contain ingredients from abused farm animals, like chickens and cows. Urge them to encourage the public to bake cruelty-free treats instead in order to ensure that no animals suffer for this fundraiser.

Stop Barbaric Dolphin Massacre

Stop Barbaric Dolphin Massacre

Thousands of wild dolphins will be chased to exhaustion and rounded up in a cove to be bludgeoned to death this year, as has been the case for several years. Demand that this barbaric practice is immediately stopped so that innocent dolphins no longer suffer and die such a brutal death.

Stop Supporting the Abuse of Captive Tigers

Stop Supporting the Abuse of Captive Tigers

Tigers are routinely torn from their mothers at a young age, manhandled by visitors, kept captive in tiny cages, beaten, and starved by operators of tourist attractions. Urge the government to shut down all facilities where tigers are caged and abused and pledge not to visit any attraction that keeps animals captive for profit.

Justice for Puppies Burned with Tar

Justice for Puppies Burned with Tar

The person responsible for covering four puppies in hot tar, burning them and rendering them unable to move, must be urgently found and punished. Demand an investigation into this crime and the implementation of a specialized department to police animal abuse cases.

Protect Endangered Leopards from Trophy Hunting

Protect Endangered Leopards from Trophy Hunting

Leopards are being murdered by trophy hunters for sport, threatening the species’ survival. Urge authorities to protect leopards and ensure the import of their body parts is stopped by classifying the species as endangered.

Stop Violence Against Animals by Enforcing Animal Protection Laws

Stop Violence Against Animals by Enforcing Animal Protection Laws

Animals are suffering because animal protection laws are not adequately applied. Urge authorities to implement animal rights legislation in order to reduce the violence against innocent and vulnerable animals.

Ban Barbaric Live Animal Exports

Ban Barbaric Live Animal Exports

Animals continue to endure horrific conditions as they are transported from one country to another in ships, receiving little food, water or care. Urge the government to immediately ban live animal exports.

Shut Down Animal Park After Woman Was Killed By Tiger

Shut Down Animal Park After Woman Was Killed By Tiger

The latest visitor death at an unsafe drive-through animal park proves that this facility must be shut down for good. Demand that this park be closed by authorities and all animals are removed and sent to accredited sanctuaries.

Prestigious University Must Stop Gruesome Animal Tests

Prestigious University Must Stop Gruesome Animal Tests

A top university continues to abuse animals in painful experiments despite a report claiming that it is not providing adequate care for them. Demand that this institution’s license to experiment on animals be revoked and that laboratories countrywide be encouraged to switch to humane research methods.

Stop Grinding Chicks Alive in Egg Production

Stop Grinding Chicks Alive in Egg Production

Male chicks are routinely ground up alive in huge maceration machines because they are considered “useless” to the egg industry. Urge the government to ban this barbaric practice at once and encourage egg producers to move toward supplying cruelty-free plant-based foods instead.

Abolish Archaic Law That Could Destroy Gentle Dog

Abolish Archaic Law That Could Destroy Gentle Dog

An innocent dog risks euthanasia simply because he resembles a pit bull, despite his owners assuring authorities that he is not. Moreover, the dog is gentle, affectionate, and displays no signs of aggression. Urge authorities to spare this dog, return him to his owners, and remove breed-specific legislation.

Shut Down Circus Where Animals Are Dragged, Beaten and Kicked

Shut Down Circus Where Animals Are Dragged, Beaten and Kicked

Bear cubs, monkeys, lions and tigers are beaten, whipped, chained and dragged around by the neck by handlers at a circus in China. Demand that these poor animals are rescued and the people responsible for this abuse be severely punished.

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