Articles written by: Jennifer Schwager

Punish Men Accused of Participating in Cockfighting Ring

Several roosters were found with feathers missing from their necks and chests and wounds all over their bodies. Police suspect that they were forced to fight. Demand the maximum penalty for those responsible.

Success: Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus to End

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which has become notorious for the ill-treatment of captive animals, will finally be ending. Praise this decision, which will end the suffering of hundreds of animals.

Justice for Dog Found Starving and Left to Die

lex-the-dog-via-richmond-animal-care-and-controlAn emaciated dog was found locked in a crate, her fur caked with urine and feces. Demand that the owner is punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Punish Person Who Left Nail-Filled Dog Treats in a Park

Dog-Dallas-FloerPieces of meat embedded with nails and wooden spikes were left at a popular dog walking spot. Demand that the person responsible is found and punished.

Ban Cruel Trapping on Public Land

800px-leghold_trap-via-robert-lawtonA dog recently died an excruciating death after being caught in a trap set out to catch wildlife. Demand that these barbaric and indiscriminate snares are banned.

Justice for Puppy Dragged Behind Truck

Puppy Sleeping by Hasmat AliA puppy sustained serious injuries after being tied up and dragged behind a truck. Demand the maximum possible penalty in this case of torture.

Praise Jail Time For Woman Who Kidnapped and Killed Elderly Neighbor’s Pet

husky-by-skeezeA woman will be serving jail time after kidnapping and killing her elderly neighbor’s pet. Applaud this tough stance against such a cruel crime.

Support Harsher Punishments for Animal Cruelty Crimes

dogandcat_by_RikkisRefugeAnimal cruelty crimes could soon be punished much more harshly thanks to a bill that would allow felony charges for first offenses. Support this law, which would help deter people from committing animal cruelty crimes.

Applaud Ban on Slaughtering Dogs in South Korean Market

dog-meat-by-maria-lyThe slaughter of dogs has been banned in Seongnam’s Moran Market, where 80,000 dogs are butchered for their meat annually. Applaud this move, which could be the first step in a nationwide ban on the sale of dog meat.

Punish Man Accused of Training Dogs to Fight

Dog Fighting by Lee D. BakerWhile responding to a tip about dog fighting, police found two pit bulls, a treadmill, and other dog fighting paraphernalia in a man’s home. Demand the maximum possible penalty if the man is found guilty of involvement with this barbaric blood sport.

38 Dead Monkeys at Lab Deserve Justice

Rhesus Macaque by J. M. Garg38 monkeys died at a research lab and the lab received merely a slap on the wrist. This is unacceptable. Demand that animal cruelty in research labs be taken much more seriously.

Punish Breeders Accused of Forcing Dogs to Live in Filth

Dog Frances N. FinleyOver a dozen dogs were reportedly being kept in cages so small that they had to stand in their own urine and feces. Demand that those responsible are punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Punish Woman Accused of Torturing her Pets

Sad_Dog_TylerplattDozens of sick and injured animals were rescued from a home where they were allegedly kept in filthy conditions with feces and urine covering the floors. Demand that the person responsible is punished and banned from owning animals in the future.

Justice for Horses Found Starving and Near Death

Silver-Cliff-horse-June-24-2016-by-Tres-DelaforceEight horses were found starving and severely emaciated. By the time rescuers obtained a warrant to remove the animals, one was already dead. Demand the maximum penalty in this apparent case of willful neglect.

Justice for Dog Found Starving and Near Death With Seizures

lex-the-dog-via-richmond-animal-care-and-controlA dog named Lexington was starved to the point of emaciation and found wandering the cold streets nearly dead. His condition was so poor that he was experiencing violent seizures. Demand justice for this innocent animal.

Free All Captive Whales in Wake of Beluga’s Tragic Death

Belugas Mark DolinerA captive beluga whale died of a mysterious illness, only 10 days after the death of another whale kept in the same tank. Demand an end to the enslavement of whales in captivity.

Praise Animal Cruelty Charges Against Amusement Park

big-black-bear-detailed-ursus-americanus-680x544-steve-hillebrandAn amusement park is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly failing to provide adequate care to peacocks, black bears, and guineafowl. Applaud the charges and ask authorities to seek the maximum possible punishment in this case.

Ban Allegedly Abusive Breeder from Animal Ownership

dog-by-cairomoonA breeder accused of repeat animal neglect is facing cruelty charges after over 80 allegedly distressed animals were removed from her property. Demand that she is banned from animal ownership.

Save Reindeer from Starvation

reindeer-via-michiel-van-nimwegenReindeer are dying due to starvation brought on by global warming. Demand that more aggressive climate change goals are put in place to save them.

Severely Punish Hoarder of 126 Sick and Injured Rabbits

Rabbits_by_Worm That TurnedA woman found guilty of hoarding over 100 injured, ill, and sick rabbits will soon face sentencing. Ask that she is harshly punished for her deliberate neglect.

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