Tag: Animal Cruelty
National Animal Cruelty Prosecution ConferenceApril 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 FireMarch 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 PoisoningMarch 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 AgainFebruary 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.
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 RevealedJanuary 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 NYCDecember 20, 2013
This week, the New York City Council voted unanimously to create a registry of animal abusers.
Tyson Foods and a Culture of CrueltyNovember 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 ExploitationNovember 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 HawthorneNovember 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 CaseNovember 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 RanchOctober 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.
Just Say No to Kennel License for Convicted Animal AbuserSeptember 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.