Blog Entries ( Animal Cruelty )

ASPCA Celebrates National Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month in October

October 4th, 2012
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October is officially recognized as Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month and the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is urging animal lovers across the country to commemorate the occasion by doing their part to help raise awareness for homeless animals. The observation of Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month brings attention to the plight of homeless animals in every community and the unfortunate fact ...

Google Dog Fighting App Needs To Be Banned

August 15th, 2011
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The Google App, Dog Wars now renamed KG DogFighting, has been brought back on the Market after Google agreed to remove it in April. Creator of the App, who wishes to remain anonymous, claims he’s a dog lover and thinks that this App will bring awareness to the cruelty of dog fighting. Aren’t there better ways to spread the word about the ...

Dog Fight App Pulled After Michael Vick Speaks Up

April 27th, 2011
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Earlier this month, developers at Kage Games LLC released a new app for Google’s Android market that outraged dog lovers around the globe. The game, “Dog Wars,” was designed for players to raise virtual pit pulls, conditioning the dogs for entry in dog fights.  Developers promoted the game with the tag lines “Raise your Dog to Beat the Best!” and “A ...

Budget Cuts Threaten Animals

April 10th, 2011
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Important laws protecting dogs and other animals are threatened by proposed funding cuts to federal programs in the 2012 federal budget. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding for enforcing several critical animal welfare laws, including the Animal Welfare Act, the Horse Protection Act and the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, is at risk of being slashed in next year’s budget.  Strong enforcement of these laws ...

Neglected Greyhound Saved

January 10th, 2011
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Scared, starving, and suffering from demodectic mange, a Greyhound named Princess was found and taken to Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary in England. Princess had lost all of her hair, and her skin was so sensitive that she couldn’t be touched. The puppy had never been showered with love, so she didn’t know what affection was! With lots of TLC and treatment for her mange, Princess ...