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Violence against animals now crime in Bulgaria too

Escrito por Four Paws. Publicado en News in English.

Violence against animals now crime in Bulgaria too

The amendments in the Penal Code will lead to a drop of violence in the society as a whole, FOUR PAWS declares

Up to three years in prison or a serious fine – these will be the consequences of the murder or mutilation of an animal, as adopted by the Bulgarian Parliament on Wednesday via amendments in…

6000 € Euro Reward offered in Horrific Animal Abuse Case

Escrito por Nuria Querol i Viñas. Publicado en News in English.

6000 € Euro Reward offered in Horrific Animal Abuse Case
Videotaped torture of two puppies
See Video Below (on our front page)

Incident Date: Tuesday, Feb 8, 2011


Last month a shocking video appeared in the Internet with step-by-step images of the mutilation, burning, suffocation and death of a puppy. In the video, the torturer claimed to be from Badajoz, Spain and threatened to torture and kill another 94 dogs.…

Groundbreaking Dog Fighting DNA Database Launched

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Groundbreaking Dog Fighting DNA Database Launched

Earlier this week, the ASPCA announced the launch of the nation's first criminal dog fighting DNA database, known as the Canine CODIS (Combined DNA Index System). Similar to the FBI's human CODIS—a computerized archive that stores the DNA profiles of criminal offenders and crime scene evidence—the Canine CODIS contains the individual DNA profiles of dogs who have been seized during dog fighting investigations and from samples collected at suspected dog fighting venues. This new, state-of-the-art system will provide an essential tool for law enforcement to prosecute dog fighting cases nationwide.…

GEVHA participa en la 7th Annual New Mexico Governor's Conference on the Link between Animal Cruelty and Human Violence

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GEVHA participa en la 7th Annual New Mexico Governor's Conference on the Link between Animal Cruelty and Human Violence

7th Annual New Mexico Governor's Conference on the Link between Animal Cruelty and Human Violence

The Link — the connection between animal abuse and human violence - has been documented in numerous psychology, sociology and criminology studies. This conference focuses on collaborative efforts to identify and stop abuse, investigate cases and provide proper treatment for abusers.

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Reunión de la National Link Coalition en la Universidad de Denver

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Reunión de la National Link Coalition en la Universidad de Denver

La National Link Coalition, un grupo de expertos en el Link ® entre la violencia contra las personas y los animales, se estableció en junio de 2008. La misión de la coalición es trabajar juntos para ayudar a detener todas las formas de violencia – des de la infantil y el maltrato a ancianos, la violencia doméstica, a la crueldad con los animales.…

New Mexico Establishes Link Awareness Day

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New Mexico Establishes Link Awareness Day

New Mexico has become the first state in the U.S. to enact a Link Awareness Day, which was celebrated on Feb. 10, 2010. “By illuminating the link between cruelty to animals and domestic violence, we have an opportunity to begin to more effectively impact the problem of domestic violence,” said Sen. Eric G. Griego in commenting on the passage of his bill, Senate Joint Memorial 27 (SJM 27).…

“Inglourious Basterds”

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“Inglourious Basterds”

"Inglourious Basterds" Star Eli Roth Helps Stop Violence Towards Animals

His name may be synonymous with some of the most gruesome torture scenes in film today, but Eli Roth knows that's just where violence belongs … in the movies. Cruelty to animals is something that Eli knows shouldn't be ignored. That's why he agreed not only to direct and star in an anti-violence TV PSA for peta2 but also to pose for an anti-violence print ad.…

Online Course Considers Veterinary Role in Reporting Suspected Abuse

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Online Course Considers Veterinary Role in Reporting Suspected Abuse

Can a veterinarian recognize good and bad animal welfare? What should a practitioner do when presented with a case involving suspected animal abuse? What are the legal and professional obligations? What are the risks of taking or not taking action? And should veterinarians be compelled to report? These are some of the topics to be addressed in a continuing veterinary education online course, “Animal Law in Practice,” offered by Dr. Ian Robertson…