- Van window belonging to Vermont Humane Society smashed again Updated: Jun-02-15 7:29 am
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont - Officials at a Vermont Humane Society office say recent vandalism against them prevents them from doing their job.
- Kitsap Humane Society investigates dog shot to death Updated: Jun-02-15 6:14 am
SEABECK, Washington - Kitsap Humane Society is seeking information about a pit bull mix found tied to a tree and shot to death.
- Animal welfare advocates to present GA law enforcement award Updated: Jun-02-15 4:19 am
MACON, Georgia - Animal welfare advocates are planning to present an award to local, state and federal agencies that helped dismantle a large dogfighting ring.
- 1st high-volume spay, neuter clinic opens in Milwaukee area Updated: Jun-02-15 2:19 am
WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin - A new high-volume spay and neuter clinic has opened in suburban Milwaukee, filling a void in southeastern Wisconsin.
- Activists protesting UW animal lab come down from excavator Updated: Jun-01-15 8:38 pm
SEATTLE - The University of Washington says two animal rights activists who climbed to the top of an excavator at a construction site to protest the building of an animal research facility have come down with assistance from the Seattle Fire Department.
- Feds inspect Fla. monkey farm at PETA's behest Updated: Jun-01-15 7:55 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating a monkey breeding facility in southwest Florida after an animal welfare group said an undercover worker found sick and injured monkeys living in inhumane and unsanitary conditions.
- Dogs of owners charged with animal cruelty finding homes Updated: Jun-01-15 12:40 pm
PRESCOTT, Arizona - The 20 dogs surrendered in an animal cruelty case are finding homes through the Yavapai Humane Society.
- PETA gives dog who saved deputy during attack hero award Updated: Jun-01-15 6:34 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - PETA is honoring a police dog that saved a deputy from three attackers last week.
- 9 states back Utah ruling tossing federal prairie dog rules Updated: May-29-15 4:05 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Nine states have stepped into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog to support a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered Species Act.
- Changes considered for Yellowstone bison slaughter program Updated: May-29-15 3:25 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A range of proposals that could either curb or accelerate the slaughter of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park will get an initial public airing next week.
- Animal shelter reopens after tests show no canine virus Updated: May-29-15 2:59 pm
ANDERSON, Indiana - A central Indiana animal shelter that closed its dog kennel last week after two dogs died and more than a dozen others became ill has reopened after officials determined the deaths were not caused by canine influenza virus.
- Va.'s Natural Bridge Zoo to reopen after permit reinstated Updated: May-29-15 10:13 am
NATURAL BRIDGE, Virginia - Regulators have reinstated the Natural Bridge Zoo's state permit to exhibit wild animals after problems cited in an inspection were corrected.
- $5,000 offered for info in string of sea lion shootings Updated: May-28-15 7:35 pm
ASTORIA, Oregon - Federal wildlife officials are investigating a string of sea lion shootings on the Oregon coast.
- Van carrying dozens of puppies, cats, overturns on I-95 Updated: May-28-15 3:19 pm
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - An animal shelter volunteer sustained minor injuries when a van carrying dozens of puppies and cats overturned on I-95 in New Hampshire.
- Elephant numbers plunge in Mozambique because of poachers Updated: May-28-15 9:47 am
JOHANNESBURG - Poachers slaughtering elephants in Mozambique cut their population almost in half from 2009 to last year, but in Uganda, elephant numbers are increasing as a result of anti-poaching measures, according to aerial surveys.
- Terrebonne council approves final budget for animal shelter Updated: May-28-15 8:35 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Work will soon begin on the new Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter following final budget approval by the parish council.
- Lawsuit claims San Diego animal shelter mistreated dogs Updated: May-28-15 6:17 am
SAN DIEGO - A former veterinarian claims in a lawsuit that San Diego county's animal shelter mistreated dogs by leaving them in unheated kennels, calling the dogs "ice puppies."
- Biologists report increase in South Dakota's grouse numbers Updated: May-26-15 2:42 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Prairie grouse populations are continuing to rebound in South Dakota after the drought of 2012, according to biologists.
- Home sweet home for adopted dog at Cedar Falls center Updated: May-23-15 10:10 am
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - Some circumstances fall together so beautifully it's almost certain they were meant to be.
- California moves toward ending use of bullhooks on elephants Updated: May-22-15 5:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California would become the first state to ban the use of bullhooks to guide and discipline elephants under a bill approved Friday by the state Senate.
- Circus accused of violating law in treatment of elephants Updated: May-22-15 3:39 pm
ST. LOUIS - A circus violated an animal welfare law by allowing three elephants to briefly get loose in Missouri and watering them too close to a Pennsylvania show's public area where a child managed to pose for a photo behind one of them, a federal agency alleges in a complaint.
- Wal-Mart's push on animal welfare hailed as game changer Updated: May-22-15 1:18 pm
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart's push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to have a big impact on the food industry, experts say.
- PETA honors Shiloh woman killed while rescuing opossum Updated: May-21-15 5:08 am
SWANSEA, Illinois - A national animal rights group is honoring the southern Illinois animal rescue volunteer who was struck and killed by a regional commuter train while responding to a call about an opossum on the tracks.
- New Zealand fails to deliver promised budget surplus Updated: May-21-15 12:20 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's government on Thursday blamed low inflation for its failure to deliver a promised budget surplus this year but said it remains on target to get its books into the black next year.
- Baby goat shot to death in West Virginia Updated: May-20-15 4:56 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - Police are searching for a suspect after a Monongalia County family says their baby goat was fatally shot nearly 400 feet away from their property.