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Hog abuse alleged at Pipestone farm

October 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIPESTONE — Mercy for Animals, a national nonprofit organization that promotes animal protection and a vegan lifestyle, released hidden-camera footage Tuesday showing alleged mistreatment of animals at a rural Pipestone hog farm. The video was rele…continue reading on dglobe.com

Horse deaths near Aberdeen being investigated

December 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ABERDEEN (AP) Law officers and a state official are investigating the deaths of two horses near Aberdeen that might have died from starvation.
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Activists: Some acts of animal cruelty should be felonies

March 5, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

A group of North Dakota citizens are proposing a ballot initiative to make animal cruelty a felony in the state. North Dakota is one of only three states with no felony penalties for any act of animal cruelty. Continue Reading

Cases of horse neglect, cruelty rise due to economy, slaughtering ban

October 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

From the Twin Cities to Tower, the northeast Minnesota community where four horses were found dead on a dilapidated farm in March, horses have fallen victim to changing economics and rural demographics. Continue Reading

Three charged in animal torture, cruelty case

September 6, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

JACKSON Two Alpha men and a Worthington woman are facing felony-level charges for animal cruelty and deprivation after a June incident that left a black lab dog dead. Continue Reading

Man pleads to animal cruelty, terroristic threats related to puppy shootings in rural Willmar, Minn.

July 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Terence Dale Schwartz, 58, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges of animal cruelty and terroristic threats for an October 2009 incident that included shooting a litter of puppies and threatening a child with a gun at a rural Willmar residence.
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Humane Society releases ranking of state animal protection laws

December 30, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, has released its second annual “Humane State Ranking,” a comprehensive report rating all 50 states on a wide range of animal protection laws dealing with pets, animal cruelty and fighting, wildlife, animals in research, horses and farm animals. Continue Reading

HSUS investigation finds abuses, cruelty at Willmar Poultry hatchery

November 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

An undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States has exposed what the organization describes as routine abuses and cruelty involving newly hatched turkey chicks at Willmar Poultry.
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