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‘Sheep’ to J.Crew: Hear Us, Don’t Shear Us ©iStock.com/Jamesbowyer

‘Sheep’ to J.Crew: Hear Us, Don’t Shear Us

Posted on July 11, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

Sheep are up in hooves over the way they’re being abused by wool producers. And today, one of them asked J.Crew to drop cruel wool.

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Jessica Simpson Goes Vegan for the Vows, & More Celeb News

Posted on July 11, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In our weekly celebrity news round-up, why Jessica Simpson wasn’t sweating the wedding, Gavin Rossdale’s heroic rescue, and a vegetarian who may surprise you.

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How a TB Vaccine Test Is Helping Humans and Saving Animals

Posted on July 11, 2014 | Written by Lindsay Pollard-Post

A humane new method of testing vaccines could save countless lives—both animal and human.

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Abused Horses Find Their Field of Dreams (Photos)

Abused Horses Find Their Field of Dreams (Photos)

Posted on July 10, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Henry was once a racehorse, but after he stopped winning, his life took a turn for the worse.

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Lobstickle Obstacle: Company Drops Linda Bean

Lobstickle Obstacle: Company Drops Linda Bean

Posted on July 8, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

The “lobstickle’s” days may be numbered after food-service company Delaware North drops Linda Bean.

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What Went on Behind the Scenes of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’? Photo credit: WETA TM and © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film

What Went on Behind the Scenes of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’?

Posted on July 8, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In a case of life imitating art, the filmmakers opted to protect primates.

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Angler Hooks Shark, Shark Bites Man: Time to Ban Fishing © iStock.com/cdascher

Angler Hooks Shark, Shark Bites Man: Time to Ban Fishing

Posted on July 7, 2014 | Written by Paula Moore

After a juvenile great white shark struggling to get free from an angler’s hook bites a swimmer, PETA calls on the mayor to ban fishing off the pier permanently.

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India Bans Foie Gras

India Bans Foie Gras

Posted on July 7, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

India becomes the first country to ban the import of foie gras.

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Beluga Whale Dies at SeaWorld

Beluga Whale Dies at SeaWorld

Posted on July 4, 2014 | Written by Ashley Palmer

If there’s a heaven, Ruby’s in it—and if not, nothingness beats living in misery at SeaWorld as this beluga has done for the past 17 years.

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Cher Is Dressed to Kill… SeaWorld’s Profits © StarMaxInc.com

Cher Is Dressed to Kill… SeaWorld’s Profits

Posted on July 3, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

In celebrity news, Cher is “dressed to kill” on tour and ready to kill SeaWorld’s profits, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has a new love, and more.

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Chief Saunooke Bears: Life After Rescue

Chief Saunooke Bears: Life After Rescue

Posted on July 3, 2014 | Written by Ingrid Newkirk

One year after being rescued from a decrepit roadside zoo, see how the bears are doing now.

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Craving Something Sweet? Meet Licorice

Craving Something Sweet? Meet Licorice

Posted on July 2, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

If you’re looking for a guilt-free indulgence, put down the chocolate and take home this sweetie pie of a cat.

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Value All Life–Go Vegan, PETA Urges OK After Hobby Lobby Ruling

Value All Life–Go Vegan, PETA Urges OK After Hobby Lobby Ruling

Posted on July 2, 2014 | Written by Heather Moore

In the wake of the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court victory, PETA hopes to place its “Killed at 7 Weeks” ad in Oklahoma, urging people to protect all life.

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Hog Hell: You Have to See It to Believe It (Photos)

Hog Hell: You Have to See It to Believe It (Photos)

Posted on July 1, 2014 | Written by Alisa Mullins

Know anybody who would be interested in adopting a pig? We have 12 in need of rescue, so fire up your Facebook account and get the word out!

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Lolita’s Friends Push Forward With Lawsuit Over Seaquarium’s License ©Terrell C. Newby, Ph.D.

Lolita’s Friends Push Forward With Lawsuit Over Seaquarium’s License

Posted on July 1, 2014 | Written by Michelle Kretzer

PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the Orca Network are circling the wagons again to fight for Lolita’s freedom.

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