Body Shop campaigning against animal testing

Body Shop campaigning against animal testing

The Body Shop launched, on June 1st, a new and extremely ambitious campaign  against animal testing. With the campaign, made in partnership with Cruelty Free International and harnessing a number of famous faces and social influencers dedicated to the cause (amongst which Kelly Osbourne, Maisie Williams, Ariel Winter), The Body Shop aims to get eight million petition signatures to put an end to cosmetic animal testing in products and ingredients worldwide. Since the 1980s, The Body Shop and Cruelty Free International have pioneered the fight to end animal testing in cosmetics. Much progress has been made with UK and EU-wide bans Read more »

B.C. Crown files appeal to increase sentences in Chilliwack cattle abuse case

B.C. Crown files appeal to increase sentences in Chilliwack cattle abuse case

Crown has filed an appeal asking for tougher sentencing in the case of animal abuse at Chilliwack Cattle Sales. Shocking video taken in 2014 showed dairy cows being kicked and punched in the face by workers. Other cows were shown with open wounds and infections. The footage was collected using hidden cameras by an animal rights activist group. The two workers involved, Chris Vandyke and Jamie Visser, were sentenced to 60 days in jail, and a third, Travis Keefer, to seven days. READ MORE: Jail time handed down to 3 men caught abusing dairy cows on Chilliwack farm But Crown Read more »

Sudbury man, woman charged after video allegedly depicts ‘animal cruelty’ on a dog

Sudbury man, woman charged after video allegedly depicts ‘animal cruelty’ on a dog

WARNING: This story contains graphic content. Discretion is advised. Police say two Sudbury, Ont., residents are facing animal cruelty charges after graphic videos shared on social media appeared to show a woman rubbing feces on a dog’s face and the same dog being punched multiple times. Story continues below Two videos filmed inside a home were posted on Facebook early Wednesday. In a 58-second video, a woman can be seen wiping the floor while holding a white dog by the collar. “A nice big blob right here, ready?” she can be heard saying. READ MORE: Man charged with animal cruelty Read more »

OPP appeal to public after possibly poisoned pepperoni stick found on Norfolk County property

OPP appeal to public after possibly poisoned pepperoni stick found on Norfolk County property

It’s a pet owner’s worst nightmare. A woman went to the Norfolk County OPP detachment at roughly 10 a.m. Wednesday to report an animal complaint. READ MORE: East-end Toronto posters warn of poisoned dog treats after owner doesn’t pick up dog waste According to police, sometime between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday, the woman was walking her dog on her property on Church Road in Townsend when the dog picked up something from the grass. The woman went to remove it from the dog’s mouth and discovered a pepperoni stick that had been hollowed out and filled with Read more »

Why you should think twice before sharing a video of a dog walking on its hind legs

Why you should think twice before sharing a video of a dog walking on its hind legs

(WARNING: VIDEO BELOW CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT) The latest in viral dog videos shows a poodle walking upright like a human. But while some think the videos are cute, others say the dog is being mistreated by its owner. Videos of the poodle, who has become somewhat of a Chinese viral sensation, have been making its way onto North American social media feeds this week. The videos show a brown poodle walking upright through an unknown city street in China dressed in costumes and a backpack. [embedded content] READ MORE: Abused cat found in Red Deer garbage can enjoying life since Read more »

Abused cat found in Red Deer garbage can enjoying life since being rescued

Abused cat found in Red Deer garbage can enjoying life since being rescued

One year ago, a Red Deer resident was taking out the trash when she found a backpack in her garbage can. Inside was a cat that had been seriously abused and left to die. Since then, the cat has been named Hiro and has undergone numerous surgeries for injuries, including a broken hip and brain damage, while on the road to recovery. On Wednesday, Alberta Animal Services celebrated the one-year anniversary of Hiro’s rescue with a post and video on their Facebook page. “Hiro’s case was one of the most devastating animal abuse cases Alberta Animal Services has seen,” the post Read more »

Newfoundland man charged after taking pickup truck through car wash — with his dog in the back

Newfoundland man charged after taking pickup truck through car wash — with his dog in the back

A man has been charged after a pickup truck went into an automatic car wash in Labrador with a dog exposed in the back. RCMP in Happy Valley-Goose Bay say they were called shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday about the dog, and identified a 41-year-old man from Glovertown, N.L. READ MORE: PETA offering $5K reward for information on Manitoba dog burned in fire They say the dog was examined but no injuries were found. The man is facing a charge of causing an animal to be in distress, and one of transporting an animal outside of a passenger compartment without being Read more »

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How to help opanimalcruelty How to help: Make your own Research and publish it Make your own Videos Take pictures and send them all online Demonstrate on the streets, or in front of major stores and corporations Make everyone know what you disagree with and why Send E-Mails to the Industry’s Companies, Make Phone Calls to Representatives It is a common misconception that you need to hack to be able to help Anonymous.  We here at animalcruelty.info strongly advise against any form of hacking as this is illegal,  also, there are many more effective legal ways in which you can Read more »

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