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3 Alleged Dog Meat Traders Arrested In The Philippines; Help Needed To Care For Rescued Dogs – World Animal News

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BREAKING NEWS
By Lauren Lewis –
April 19, 2018
Following extensive surveillance work and a recent raid, three people suspected to be members of a dog meat trading group have been arrested in the Philippines.
Animal welfare organization, International Aid for the Protection and Welfare of Animals (IAPWA) which collaborated with its partner Animal Kingdom Foundation (AKF) and the local authorities on the case, announced the news on its Facebook page.
While IAPWA noted that most of the photos from the raid were extremely graphic and not suitable for posting, the organization did include a photo of four dogs that were discovered on-site who have now been rescued and are safe at the sanctuary.
According to the organization, the rescued dogs were due to be killed by the traders who are suspected to have been slaughtering approximately 40 dogs a week.
“A dozen animal carcasses were also found,” IAPWA shared…

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Daphne Sheldrick: Saying goodbye to the queen of the elephants

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Daphne Sheldrick: Saying goodbye to the queen of the elephants

Dame Daphne Sheldrick, pioneer of elephant conservation and founder of a Kenyan orphanage that has rescued and raised more than 200 elephants, died last Thursday at age 83. In a statement, her daughter Angela Sheldrick said the cause was breast cancer.

Dame Sheldrick created the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in 1977 and named it for her husband, who had died earlier that year. David Sheldrick was the founding warden of Tsavo, Kenya’s largest national park. 60 Minutes first visited the orphanage, known as the DSWT, with correspondent Bob Simon in 2006. Simon returned to the orphanage in 2008 and reported the piece that’s in the video player above.Dame Daphne Sheldrick in 2008.

“Can you imagine an orphanage that’s a happy place? We couldn’t. But then we found one,” Simon said of the DSWT. He showed viewers around the…

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Dead goose falls from sky, knocks hunter unconscious

https://kdminer.com/news/2018/feb/13/dead-goose-falls-sky-knocks-hunter-unconscious/

Maryland (AP) – A waterfowl hunter is in stable condition after a dead goose fell from the sky and knocked him unconscious.

Robert Meilhammer of Dorchester County was hunting with three other people when one of them fired at a flock of Canada geese overhead in Easton, near the Miles River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Maryland Natural Resources Police spokeswoman Candy Thomson said a falling goose hit Meilhammer, knocking him out and causing head and facial injuries.

The Washington Post reports that when he came to, he knew who he was, but “little else,” [not unusual for a hunter].

Tell Facebook to shut down wildlife traffickers on its platforms

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As a member of African Wildlife Foundation’s community of activists, I am horrified to learn that Facebook has been accused of running ads on pages advertising the sale of elephant ivory, rhino horn, and other wildlife products.

This must stop immediately. You must also prioritize identifying and purging all activity related to wildlife trafficking on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, including deleting posts that sell ivory and rhino horn, shutting down Facebook groups devoted to sales of wildlife products, and stopping Facebook Messenger from being used to negotiate prices.

The rampant wildlife trafficking activity on your social media platforms is abhorrent and contributes to the rapid decline of Africa’s elephant, rhino, and other iconic wildlife populations. We will not be satisfied with a few new policies asking wildlife criminals to self-regulate.

In March, Facebook joined the Global Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online along with 20 other technology companies. Yet…

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Trump’s sons opened a private hunting preserve in upstate New York and neighbors say it sounds like ‘a war zone’

 

February 14, 2018

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Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump are enthusiastic hunters, although that does not explain why their 171-acre private hunting preserve in Wingdale, New York, sounds “like you’re in a war zone,” as one neighbor put it to The Associated Press.

It’s not just the regular deer hunting rifle fire residents are used to, though. Neighbors say they hear the deafening sounds of target practice as well as exploding targets and gunfire ringing out from a wooden tower on the property. “It’s bad,” said another neighbor. “It shakes the windows.”

The Trumps bought the property anonymously in 2013 after unsuccessfully attempting to get a discount by arguing it was haunted. The brothers used a limited liability company to scoop up the land, although paperwork traces back to Trump Jr. and Eric Trump directly.

Jeffrey Ferraro, who is listed as the LLC’s organizer and manages the land, told one neighbor who complained about the noise that his partners “have the Secret Service coming, and they shoot, too.” When confronted by the AP, Ferraro said: “Guns make noise. That’s all I can tell you.” Jeva Lange

Petition update · ANIMAL MISTREATMENT

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Apr 18, 2018 — Please Click Here To Sign This Petition:

https://www.change.org/p/bill-cantrell-jeffrey-howard-eliminate-all-two-year-old-tennessee-walking-horse-classes-big-lick

The Tennessee Walking Horse is the ONLY equine breed in the World which shows TWO YEAR OLDS wearing approximately EIGHT POUND SHOES with CHAINS hitting the sensitive skin above the horse’s front hooves.

We have over 25,000 signatures supporting the end of this.

Let’s get to 50,000 signatures!!!

Please Sign and Share With Everyone You Know.

Here is the “Story of CCABLAC, “WE, The People”, (Citizens Campaign Against “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty … Speaking FOR “The Horses”

https://www.change.org/p/11706598/u/22650940?utm_medium=email&utm_source=petition_update&utm_campaign=308007&sfmc_tk=Y65ELrEVwnOSO7%2bDYTtOcUxpGzzSbcAzZNirwdT1Nkehy9YuE7ipAHQKwJhWwuZE&j=308007&sfmc_sub=61374949&l=32_HTML&u=55565557&mid=7259882&jb=22

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Four More Sentenced in US Multi-State Dog Fighting Ring

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Four More Sentenced in US Multi-State Dog Fighting Ring

Four more people convicted of being part of a multi-state dog fighting ring were sentenced to prison Monday as part of the Justice Department’s nationwide crackdown on dog fighting.

The four men received prison terms ranging from one to five years. A fifth person will be sentenced next month while four others will be put on trial this summer.

“Dog fighting is vicious and cruel. And beyond the needless suffering it inflicts on animals, it exacts a toll on local animal shelters, humane organizations and taxpayers,” U.S. Attorney Greg Carpentino said Monday.

The suspects are accused of taking part in a dog fighting ring in four states in which a number of dogs were forced to fight to their bloody death.

Along with causing unspeakable pain and suffering to the animals, U.S. attorneys say dog fighting rings also include other…

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Pastor shot, killed while hunting in Taylorsville

Shooter says he thought victim was coyote

  • By Shawn Taylor staylor@statesville.com

A 26-year-old Taylorsville man died Monday night after he was shot by another man while hunting.

Petition · Ugandan Wildlife Authority: Stop the revenge poisoning of the tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park · Change.org

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Stop the revenge poisoning of the tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Phil Dolliff started this petition to Ugandan and 2 others

On April 11th a cute pride of 3 lionesses and 8 cubs was found after being killed by poisoning probably in revenge for preying on livestock.

This is at least the second such mass poisoning of lions from Queen Elizabeth National Park. These tree climbing lions live in only two places in the world and are endangered by habitat loss and rapidly growing populations around the park.

Please sign the petition today to help us save these magnificent creatures by urging the Ugandan Wildlife Authority to take action to save these lions through better community outreach and better compensation for the herding families that surround the park and lose their livestock to lions that wander from the park.

Please also donate to Uganda’s conservation partners such…

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Petition update · Victory for Florida greyhounds! · Change.org

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Repeal the law requiring Florida gambling facilities to offer greyhound racing.

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Petition update
Victory for Florida greyhounds!Marilyn Varnberg for Greyhound Adoption of Florida and GREY2K USA

Apr 18, 2018 — The Florida Constitution Revision Commission has just approved a November ballot question that will allow voters to prohibit the cruelty of dog racing in the Sunshine State. Learn more: https://g2kww.org/flvictoryfordogs
Constitution Revision Commission approved a ballot…
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218,796 have signed. Let’s get to 300,000
https://www.change.org/p/repeal-the-law-requiring-florida-gambling-facilities-to-offer-greyhound-racing?recruiter=44240641&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition&utm_term=308257

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