Posts Tagged ‘animal cruelty’

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California ban on kangaroo imports returns


A California ban on the import of kangaroo parts will return next year after an eight-year hiatus. [Guardian] The trade of kangaroo parts currently comprises a $200 million industry in California. Kangaroo skins are used to make some shoes and... (Continue reading)

California woman accused of starving 110 animals


A Monterey County woman allegedly kept more than 100 animals on a cluttered piece of land with no access to food or water for an extended period of time. [Monterey Herald] On Monday, Monterey County’s Society for the Prevention of... (Continue reading)

Animal lovers storm courtroom in steer burning case

A swarm of animal rights activists gathered in a San Luis Obispo courtroom Thursday to call for the conviction and maximum punishment of a man accused of setting a steer on fire last year in Paso Robles. [KSBY] On October... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for burning steer at Paso Robles High School

Seven months after someone doused a steer with lighter fluid and then set fire to it at the Paso Robles High School agriculture barn, police have made an arrest in the animal cruelty case. On October 26, the owner of... (Continue reading)

PETA weighs in on North County sheep deaths

Animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is faulting the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office for not criminally charging local rancher Jean Jaureguy in the deaths of 25 sheep. [Tribune] In February, a hiker discovered... (Continue reading)