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#Calves as young as three weeks old are killed for veal, a byproduct of the #dairy industry
Try #vegan this January: https://veganuary.com/register/
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Goodbye wild #animals ! Even though you're only 2 to 4% of the Earth's biomass, that's still too much land...

http://time.com/4636033/republicans-gop-endangered-species/
Some Republicans say it hinders logging and drilling
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The German Shepherd seen struggling to stay out of a pool while filming "A Dog's Purpose" was not immediately forced to complete the scene.
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This is exactly what #zoos should evolve into: sanctuaries for abused animals who can't be returned to the wild.

http://www.furfreealliance.com/polish-zoo-opens-sanctuary-injured-foxes-fur-farms/
POLAND, 17 JANUARY 2017 – Cyryl and Ferdinand, the two injured foxes that were rescued from Polish fur farms, are settling in their new sanctuary in the Poznan Zoo. Last year November the zoo, in cooperation with Polish Fur Free Alliance member Otwarte Klatki (Open Cages), opened a new outside enclosure for the two foxes to recover from their
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Wise words from @JoaquinPhoenix. We completely agree!
Try vegan this January: https://veganuary.com/register/ #vegan #veganuary #animals #vegetarian
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"A Dog's Purpose" crew members are under investigation, and jail is a possibility.
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Please note that "USDA #organic certification" labeling still means incredible misery for farmed #animals, but less.
http://www.sfchronicle.com/food/article/New-protections-for-farm-animals-in-2017-10866531.php
Public concern about the treatment of farm animals has reached such a critical mass that most major food corporations — from McDonald’s to Nestle — have recently announced some kind of policy about the welfare of livestock and poultry they purchase, whether it’s a transition to cage-free eggs or antibiotic-free meat. [...] while the elephants and tigers that perform in the soon-to-close Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus are protected und...
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Being slaves carted around the country in miserable tiny trailers & terrified into doing tricks was the worst.

https://humaneherald.wordpress.com/2017/01/17/when-the-circus-ends-what-will-happen-to-its-animal-prisoners/
To animal activists throughout the country, Saturday’s announcement that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus would hold its last performance in May was cause for celebration. To all t…
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Tired or bad news all the time? How about this great news then?

http://wkrg.com/2017/01/15/deputies-bust-large-dog-fighting-range-on-alms-state-line/

#dogs #rescue
Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer says deputies and officers from multiple agencies broke up what is believed to be a large dog fighting range overnight.
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Protecting the rights, welfare and habitats of animals.
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Creating a more just and compassionate world.

In Defense of Animals is an international animal protection organization dedicated to ending the exploitation and abuse of animals by raising the status of animals beyond that of mere property, and by defending their rights, welfare and habitat. IDA's efforts include educational events, cruelty investigations, boycotts, grassroots activism, and hands-on rescue through our sanctuaries in Mississippi and Cameroon, Africa.
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