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Illinois Enacts Cross-Reporting Law

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Illinois Enacts Cross-Reporting Law

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed into law new legislation that requires animal welfare investigators who have reasonable cause to suspect that a child is being abused, neglected or in danger to make a report to the State Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The new law likewise mandates DCFS investigators to immediately report suspected animal abuse or neglect to the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Animal Health and Welfare.…

Peanuts Law

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Peanuts Law

This website is dedicated in giving support to the Neilsen family in getting justice for Peanut, a 10 month old puppy who died by the acts of 2 men in October 2008, in Australia.…

Teen Indicted for Throwing Dog from Roof

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Teen Indicted for Throwing Dog from Roof

On August 10, Brooklyn resident Fabian Henderson, who was arrested last month by ASPCA Special Agents for throwing his one-year-old Pit Bull, Oreo, from the roof of his housing project, was indicted by the Brooklyn D.A.’s office. The charges handed down include aggravated cruelty to animals, which is a felony, the misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty, as well as criminal trespass in the third degree. If convicted, he could face more than two years in jail. Henderson, 19, pleaded not guilty to the charges.…

Accused cat killer took anatomy class, police say

Escrito por CNN. Publicado en News in English.

Accused cat killer took anatomy class, police say

(CNN) -- A South Florida teenager accused of killing and mutilating 19 cats excitedly described to police how he dissected cats in class, and where to find cats for experimentation, according to police.

. Tyler Weinman laughed when police told him they had information he was the cat killer, an arrest document said.…

Video Exposes Military's Stabbing of Dogs

Escrito por PETA. Publicado en News in English.

Video Exposes Military's Stabbing of Dogs

PETA has received horrific torture videos that show live dogs who scream in pain while being stabbed and killed during combat-training exercises conducted by soldiers in the Bolivian military. The soldiers state that their instructors  received training from the U.S. military in how to conduct these exercises, and the training partnership is corroborated by a written agreement signed by the two countries.…