Idaho Dairy Owner Is Convicted of Cruelty to Animals

April 2003

PETA wrote a letter to the prosecutor in the case of the owner of Dutch Touch Dairy in Twin Falls, Idaho, who abandoned a sick cow at the “dead pit” for more than 24 hours without providing veterinary care, food, water, or shelter. The man was convicted of cruelty to animals and sold his dairy.


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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind