Tag: Animal Cruelty

Just Say No to Kennel License for Convicted Animal Abuser

September 23, 2013
According to recent reports, Director Pechart is considering issuing a commercial kennel license to John Esh, a former commercial kennel owner with a long history of animal welfare and animal cruelty violations.

$2,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction in Case of Kitten Thrown From Car

September 6, 2013
The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $2,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who threw a kitten from a car toward a group of animal rights demonstrators on Sunday, September 1.

The Legal Vegan

August 7, 2013
Why is ALDF vegan? Because we are dedicated to protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system. One of the best ways we can all join together to stop the abuse of animals is to simply not purchase products or support industries that abuse animals.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Cal Expo and University of California for Mistreating Pigs at State Fair

July 18, 2013
Illegal Confinement of Farrowing Pigs without Adequate Exercise Triggers Lawsuit

San Francisco Community Fights Back Against Dog Poisoning

July 17, 2013
While gearing up for the July 4 holiday, San Francisco residents uncovered a massive incident of attempted animal abuse in their city.

How to Promote Homeland Security? Serve Justice and Fire Olson

July 15, 2013
Recently a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) center distributed a counter-terrorism bulletin to law enforcement regarding an online petition on the advocacy website Change.org.

Hearing Could Shut Down Illegal Backyard Slaughter

June 24, 2013
ALDF Back in Court in Landmark Hillsborough County Public Nuisance Lawsuit

$1,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction in Case of Severely Abused German Shepherd

May 31, 2013
Bay Area-based national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $1,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who dumped a severely injured female German Shepherd at the Oakland Animal Shelter Thursday night.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Urges Sonoma County to Void Contract with Federal Wildlife Services

May 16, 2013

ALDF Points to Severe Cruelty and Dangerous Legal Violations in Agency’s Kill Methods For immediate release Contact: Lisa Franzetta, Animal Legal Defense FundMegan Backus, Animal Legal Defense FundCotati, Calif. –…

Legally Brief: Undercover Investigations & Ag Gag Bills

May 13, 2013

Great news for animals! Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will veto a controversial ag gag bill that has received national public outcry. The Animal Legal Defense Fund has been alerting the…

Trial Begins in Sonoma County Horse Starvation Case

May 9, 2013

Animal Legal Defense Fund Gathers Local Support for Justice in Felony Cruelty Case For immediate release Contact: Lisa Franzetta, Animal Legal Defense FundMegan Backus, Animal Legal Defense Fund  SANTA ROSA,…

Jambbas Ranch’s Animal Welfare Violations Grow Alarmingly

May 7, 2013

For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, ALDFDavid Perle, PETA  (Photo by PETA) Fayetteville, N.C. — PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) have just obtained a U.S. Department of Agriculture…

Animal Legal Defense Fund and Stop Animal Exploitation Now Head to Court in Case against Santa Cruz Biotechnology

April 22, 2013

For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, Animal Legal Defense FundMegan Backus, Animal Legal Defense FundMichael Budkie, Stop Animal Exploitation Now Update:April 23, 2013: This morning, the Santa Cruz Superior Court dismissed…

Legally Brief

April 12, 2013

As the days grow warmer here in Northern California, the Animal Legal Defense Fund docket is heating up with innovative ways to fight animal cruelty. ALDF launched a video series…

The Use of Animals in Research: Is There Any End in Sight?

April 8, 2013

Recently, I went to Brussels, Belgium to moderate a panel at the European Parliament. The panel was titled, "Worldwide Implementation of the 3Rs in Regulatory Toxicology: What are the Leadership…

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