Tag: Animal Cruelty

National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference

April 7, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is proud to sponsor the 4th National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference in Atlanta, in partnership with the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) and the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia.

New York Man Receives Jail Term for Setting Cat On Fire

March 26, 2014
ALDF pays reward to witnesses who helped convict suspect in cruelty case.

All 50 States Now Have Felony Animal Cruelty Provisions!

March 14, 2014
On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the final state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty.

Groups Offer $20,000 Reward in Humboldt Dog Poisoning

March 7, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund, Center for Biological Diversity unite to track down suspect in fatal dog poisoning amidst controversy over d-con chemical use.

$25,000 Reward! Help ALDF Track Down Dog Poisoner as Fatal Meatballs Strike Again

February 26, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, SFDOG, and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) of the poisoned meatballs in the Bay Area.

A Better World for Animals is at Your Fingertips!

February 21, 2014
Fight animal abuse and honor animal victims from your home computer. Join the hundreds of thousands across the nation who have already taken action online to support critical ALDF campaigns, which are designed to have the maximum impact for animals. A better world for animals is at your fingertips!

It’s National Justice for Animals Week!

February 12, 2014
Join us in celebrating National Justice for Animals Week! Our first action is on February 17, 2014!

Nebraska’s Worst Animal Breeders Revealed

January 13, 2014
After extensive review of the inspection records of commercial breeders in the state of Nebraska, ALDF sent a letterto the USDA, singling out the worst of these breeders and demanding the agency enforce the law against horrific violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act.

Legally Brief: Christmas Comes Early for Animals—as Abuser Registry Takes Hold in NYC

December 20, 2013
This week, the New York City Council voted unanimously to create a registry of animal abusers.

Tyson Foods and a Culture of Cruelty

November 27, 2013
Another shocking exposé has come to light about horrific animal cruelty at a supplier for Tyson Foods, Inc (one of the largest producers of pork, beef, and chicken products in the nation).

Legally Brief: “Extreme” Animal Exploitation

November 21, 2013
In pursuit of the next new thing, the next thrilling adventure, the next risky endeavor, some are turning to extreme animal sports like running from bulls.

Animal Book Club Interview: Mark Hawthorne

November 20, 2013
ALDF’s Animal Book Club is so excited to bring you an interview with author Mark Hawthorne. Mark’s latest book Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering will hit the shelves on November 29.

Puppy Doe: Suspect Arrested in Puppy Torture Case

November 1, 2013
When animals are abused, we seek legal justice on their behalf by prosecuting dangerous abusers, but sometimes we must first track down the culprit.

Sick, Neglected Animals Documented at Notorious Jambbas Ranch

October 24, 2013
PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) have filed an urgent, formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that includes photographs taken by a visitor to Fayetteville-based Jambbas Ranch Tours on October 20.

Cancel the Great Bull Run!

October 17, 2013
On October 19, the Great Bull Run Company will host a "running of the bulls" event at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, Georgia. ALDF has called on the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the City of Conyers to cancel this inhumane, dangerous event.

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