Archive for Pet Abuse – Animal Cruelty

Offensive Photo Saves the Life of Homeless Dogs

Rescued mother dog and puppy

2 November 2013 Dog Rescue … a tragic life transformed by the love of a street rescue team in Houston, Texas You may have seen the photo making the rounds on Facebook and social media. Someone shared the heartbreaking photo of an abused and neglected dog with the offensive and callous-hearted caption “Lol only in
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Animal Abuser Registry – the time is now!

Animal Abuser Registry Legislation

23 October 2013 For years animal welfare advocates have desired an Animal Abuser Registry and now we have model legislation and a lobbyist toolkit to help us achieve one in our home state. Written by attorney and animal welfare advocate, Nathan Winograd, the legislation model is designed to assist local animal advocates to lead the
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A Reward for Animal Cruelty? Floyd County Seizure Update

Pawsitively Texas Stop Puppy Mill photo

October 23, 2011 FLOYD COUNTY ALPHATEX KENNELS DOG SEIZURE UPDATE: In September, I reported on the Floyd County seizure of nearly 250 dogs from the AlphaTexas Kennels in West Texas (click here). This KFYO news article describes the health and condition of the dogs and has photos of some of the seizure as does this
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“Meant To Educate” … the dog fighting app

Pitbull shelter dog

May 24, 2011 This  LA TIMES article quotes Kage Games, the creators of the Dog Wars application, as saying “the game was meant to educate the public on the evils of animal cruelty.” It did not go away; it just underwent a name change. An excerpt from this LA Times April 30 article says: The Dog Wars
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Update: Brady From the Hands of Animal Cruelty to the Loving Arms of Rescue

April 26, 2011 Brady was wrapped in duct tape and tossed in a trash dumpster to die; we originally reported his story and folks donated to his animal rescue, Texas Little Cuties to help for his care! Shannon reports he is oh so sweet and doing well in on his road to recovery. She shared
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Meet Brady A Puppy Tossed in a Dumpster to Die

April 15, 2011 Lynda Stapel with the rescue Texas Little Cuties shares this horrific story of the abuse and abandonment Brady suffered before he was fortunate enough to come into their care. They could use some financial help with his medical care and if you’d like to help, please donate to the vet listed below).
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Tracking Pet Abuse Cases

April 7, 2011 Do you really know who is adopting that cute little pup or purring kitten? I know many rescues have strict guidelines they use for pet adoptions. But today with the rush to save death row pets out of time, and many independent rescuers working against the clock to save lives,  I thought
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