Articles Tagged With ‘Animal Welfare’




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Skinned zebra found on the beach near San Simeon

Surfers spotted a skinned zebra lying dead on a beach near San Simeon, snapped a photo. The photo of the zebra then made rounds on social media, prompting angry reactions from numerous Central Coast residents.... (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... (Continue reading)

Cockfighting roosters euthanized in Southern California

Southern California county animal workers euthanized 152 cockfighting roosters at a home near Desert Hot Springs on Tuesday. [Desert Sun] Police arrived at the home while investigating gunshots in the area and found the roosters,... (Continue reading)

Group flies Central Coast dogs to no-kill shelters

An animal adoption welfare group flew 72 dogs out of the Santa Barbara Airport on private planes to no-kill shelters in Idaho, Oregon and Montana on Saturday. [KCOY] Wings of Rescue flew the dogs to... (Continue reading)

Sheriff announces animal cruelty investigation, supports rancher

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Cipolla announced yesterday that the department is conducting a thorough investigation into allegations of animal cruelty by an area sheep rancher. However, he also stated in the press... (Continue reading)

Sheep deaths, Mother Nature or animal cruelty?

By KAREN VELIE EDITOR’S NOTE: See videos of sheep in creeks, dying and dead at Heritage Ranch and being tossed in a truck at the bottom of this story. The videos are disturbing and include... (Continue reading)

Missouri sues California over chicken coop law

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of California over a law mandating that farmers increase the size of chicken enclosures. [Washington Post] In 2008, California voters passed Proposition... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria woman arrested for killing ex-boyfriend’s cat

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrested a 43-year-old Santa Maria woman who allegedly choked and then stabbed her ex-boyfriend’s cat to death with a large kitchen knife. On the afternoon of Jan.2, Nellie Palacios, accompanied... (Continue reading)

Appellate court upholds California foie gras ban

A federal appellate court upheld California’s ban on the sale of foie gras last week. [LA Times] Foie gras is fatty liver produced by the force-feeding of birds, typically ducks or geese. California banned the... (Continue reading)

Salinas boy kills dog by hanging

A 12-year-old Salinas boy allegedly hung and killed his terrier-mix dog on Friday. [TheCalifornian] Police said he told them he was angry at the 12-pound dog and wanted to see it die. Shortly after 4... (Continue reading)



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