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California Bill That Would End Orca Shows Stalls

A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out their captivity was put on hold Tuesday, dousing an escalating fight between animal activists and supporters of the major tourist attraction.

04/08/2014

Steve Asmussen, the trainer of Preakness entrant Astrology, talks with the media outside the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course on May 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Racehorse Abuse Allegations Investigated

Racing trainer Steve Asmussen and his top assistant are being investigated by thoroughbred racing regulators after an animal rights group alleged they mistreated horses.

03/21/2014

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SPCA Of Texas Seizes 89 Cruelly Treated Animals

The SPCA of Texas seized and took custody of 57 dogs, 26 cats, five puppies and one kitten — all cruelly confined in abhorrent conditions — from a property in Royse City on Wednesday.

03/05/2014

Cincinnati (pictured here) weighs only 236 pounds and is one of the newest additions to In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center. (credit: In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center)

North Texas Animal Sanctuary Needs Help Feeding New Tigers

In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center is asking for donations from the public after seeing the condition of its newest group of tigers.

02/10/2014

A Jaguarundi (Herpailurus Yagovaroundi) is seen in Guatemala´s largest zoo, La Aurora, in Guatemala City on Abril 20, 2010. Numerous endangered species are held in captivity at La Aurora in an effort to preserve the species. April 22 will mark the 40th Earth Day, which urges local action and increased awareness to understand and respect the environment. AFP PHOTO/Johan ORDONEZ (credit: JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Establishes Plan For Endangered Texas Wildcat

The federal government has established a recovery plan for the jaguarundi, nearly four decades since the small wildcat was listed as an endangered species and nearly three decades since one was confirmed in the U.S.

01/12/2014

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Largest Collin County Dog Kennel Loses Funding

The largest kennel in Collin County has lost funding and hundreds of unwanted dogs have nowhere to go.

01/11/2014

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Donations Needed For Stormy The Dog’s Parents

The parents of the puppy that was rescued from a drain a couple of months ago need a new home.

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Fort Worth Couple Adopts “Stormy” The Dog

Six days after being rescued from a Dallas storm drain, the puppy named of “Stormy” was put up for adoption Sunday in a special lottery.

12/01/2013

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17-Year-Old Charged With Decapitating & Disemboweling Neighbor’s Cat

A 17-year-old from Grand Prairie is charged with hitting a neighbor’s cat in the head 30 times with a hammer before decapitating and eviscerating with a knife.

11/01/2013

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Plano Launches Online Pet Finder Map

Plano Animal Services has partnered with the city’s Geographic Information Systems Department to create an online map enabling owners to search for missing pets 24 hours a day.

10/28/2013

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Sheep Stolen, Shot, Stabbed And Throats Slit At Coastal Farm

Calhoun County authorities have assigned a deputy and investigator to the continuing theft or mutilation deaths of Barbado sheep outside Port Lavaca.

10/05/2013

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Dallas Animal Services Saves Puppies From Storm Drain

A pair of male puppies were rescued from a storm drain after the creative efforts of employees of Dallas Animal Services.

10/04/2013

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