Petition · Pass Resolution to End Dog And Cat Meat in ALL Countries Around the World · Change.org


https://www.change.org/p/pass-resolution-to-end-dog-and-cat-meat-in-all-countries-around-the-world?source_location=petition_footer&algorithm=promoted&grid_position=8&pt=AVBldGl0aW9uAC0isQAAAAAAWW1Qt9zCR0JmNTljMTk0Zg%3D%3D

Petition · Pope Francis: Catholic Church in South Korea‐ Stop Promoting the Consumption of Dog Meat · Change.org


https://www.change.org/p/pope-francis-catholic-church-in-south-korea-stop-promoting-the-consumption-of-dog-meat?source_location=petition_footer&algorithm=promoted&grid_position=8&pt=AVBldGl0aW9uAMsIsQAAAAAAWW1R1q4Fg8s1YmFkMTY0MA%3D%3D

Petition · To the Sponsors of PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea: please help bring an end to the dog and cat meat trades in South Korea · Change.org

 


https://www.change.org/p/to-the-sponsors-of-pyeongchang-2018-winter-olympics-in-south-korea-please-help-bring-an-end-to-the-dog-and-cat-meat-trades-in-south-korea?source_location=petition_footer&algorithm=promoted&grid_position=7&pt=AVBldGl0aW9uAH53CAAAAAAAWW1iDH48T30yOTlhNDUzNA%3D%3D

Petition · Mayor Vartan Gharpetian of Glendale: Tell Friendship City, Paju, Korea, That We’re Opposed to the Torture/Consumption of Dogs. · Change.org


https://www.change.org/p/mayor-vartan-gharpetian-of-glendale-tell-friendship-city-paju-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-the-torture-consumption-of-dogs?source_location=petition_footer&algorithm=promoted&grid_position=10&pt=AVBldGl0aW9uAPL%2FswAAAAAAWW1kCiLiebFiMDc3NDNmNQ%3D%3D

Petition · County Executive James Tedesco III of Bergen County: Tell Sister City, Hapcheon, Korea, That We’re Opposed to the Torture/Consumption of Dogs. · Change.org


https://www.change.org/p/county-executive-james-tedesco-iii-of-bergen-county-tell-sister-city-hapcheon-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-the-torture-consumption-of-dogs?source_location=petition_footer&algorithm=promoted&grid_position=12&pt=AVBldGl0aW9uANG0swAAAAAAWW1keYpiUG9hNDc5NDhhNA%3D%3D

Petition · Jose L. Segarra : Please Help Save Moose the Dog’s Life! · Change.org


https://www.change.org/p/jose-l-segarra-please-help-save-moose-the-dog-s-life

Petition · Demand Justice for Dr Drip, Champion Racehorse · Change.org


https://www.change.org/p/demand-justice-for-dr-drip-champion-racehorse?source_location=update_footer&algorithm=promoted&grid_position=9&pt=AVBldGl0aW9uABwhsQAAAAAAWXfquWvqEqYzNDU1ZmEyOQ%3D%3D

Thursday Stress-buster: Insouciant cats

Loads of Petitions, Updates Etc. Crosspost if Required.

There’s a lot of information here. I will check through the petitions, anything I have not already posted, I will post them out individually to make a little easier for those who don’t have much time…. pass reading the good news.

Serbian Animals Voice (SAV)

We are not changing all these petitions to one standard format for time purposes – thus it is a bit mixed and variable – but we hope that all the important bits, such as the links, are included.  

There are many current petitions below – just select and use the free translation service (links also provided) if you need to – SAV.

Feel free to crosspost this.

Wichtige Petitionen*

zum Unterstützen und Weiterleiten

Important Petitions*

Please support and forward

*selected by Martina Patterson

free translation sites – kostenlose Übersetzungsseiten:http://translate.google.com/#http://translate.reference.com/http://freetranslation.imtranslator.net/http://www.babelfish.org/web-translation-vendor.htm

Sollten LINK’s nicht funktionieren, bitte diesen markieren, kopierenund in eine neu aufgerufene Seite in die Kopfspalte setzen

Adam Meyerson Captain at Sea Shepherd Global

“I don’t care if you are Muslim, Christian, Jewish or Wiccan, if your need to follow your

religion is stronger than your compassion for fellow creatures of this earth, you…

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Australia: Campaign Victory – The Governor of Bali has signed a ruling to end the brutal dog meat trade.

Serbian Animals Voice (SAV)

Mark, something historic just happened.

The Governor of Bali has signed a ruling to end the brutal dog meat trade. With the careful stroke of his pen, he sealed a kinder, safer future for dogs on the island. As you read this email, I want you to know that you were one of the people who made this victory for dogs possible.

See how you helped…

https://secure.animalsaustralia.org/victory/bali-dog-meat-trade/?r=5979bdca465311501150666&ua_s=e-mail

When an Animals Australia investigator first infiltrated dog meat gangs in Bali, the cruelty suffered by dogs was largely hidden. He captured evidence of immense suffering, and revealed that tourists were unwittingly fuelling the trade, making our responsibility to these animals even greater.

I write to you today with absolute gratitude. Because of you, the bamboo crates that once confined frightened dogs for days on end will soon be empty. Your critical role in this campaign means that the days of dogs…

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Switzerland: News From Venus Re Hunting.

Serbian Animals Voice (SAV)

Dear Mark,

 

I received this pleasing information a few days ago and wanted to make it public.

It is about an initiative of the Swiss animal party to bribe hobby hunting and to organize forest guardians for nature and animals in the forest.

In Canton Geneva is the private hunting since 9. Mai 1974 prohibited. It is replaced by the so-called administrative hunting in which the hunting duties of cantonally hunted hunters, the gamekeepers are concerned.

 

I translate the article from the Wild Animal Protection Society:

 

On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, the Swiss Animal Party (TPS) submitted the national initiative “gamekeeper instead of hunters” to the canton of Zurich.

Over 7,000 signatures have been collected. Now, the Zurich voters will decide whether the wild animals in the canton of Zurich will be professionally supervised by a modern game management and thus the hobby-hunting will be abolished as…

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UK: Cows’ milk CAN be branded ‘inhumane’ after ‘landmark’ ruling for vegan campaigners.

Serbian Animals Voice (SAV)

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/833125/veganism-animal-cruelty-dairy-asa-ruling-go-vegan-world

 

Cows’ milk CAN be branded ‘inhumane’ after ‘landmark’ ruling for vegan campaigners

VEGANS may brand milk production “inhumane” after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled in favour of an activist group’s anti-dairy campaign.

The ruling has caused fury among dairy farmers, who have branded the advert, placed in national newspapers, “misleading”.

But vegan campaigners have said the ruling proves their claim that milk production involves cruelty to young cattle.

It is estimated more than 540,000 vegans now live in Britain, up from 150,000 ten years ago.

https://www.farminguk.com/News/Dairy-farmers-angry-as-advertising-agency-approves-milk-is-inhumane-campaign_47050.html?refer_id=1900#.WXioCA68VE8.twitter 

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Bali’s Governor Shuts Down Their Dog Meat Trade

Untold Animal Stories

Thanks to the in-depth investigation by Animals Australia…

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DESPITE TRUMP PROMISE – BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT BREAKS RULE OF LAW MAKING EXTINCTION ALL BUT INEVITABLE FOR WILD HORSES & BURROS

Straight from the Horse's Heart

Press Release from Wild Horse Freedom Federation

Wild Horse Freedom Federation’s White Paper exposes BLM: Never-seen evidence proves America’s wild horses and burros are disappearing without explanation

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

photo by Carol Walker

Pinehurst, Texas—(PR NEWSWIRE)— Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Inc. (WHFF), today released its white paper, “Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse & Burro Program, with a Focus on Problems Related to Holding Facilities.” America’s wild horses and burros – long a national treasure and symbol of freedom – are endangered and being pushed towards extinction, despite the Trump administration’s promise to uphold the rule of law.

The comprehensive white paper cites taxpayer waste and multitudes of inconsistencies in documentation presented to both the American public and Congress.  These alleged offenses continue to occur under the direction of Trump-appointed Secretary of the Department of Interior (DOI), Ryan Zinke.

WHFF’s document notes current and historical violations that include…

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“Fake News” and Lies Fuel Debate to Violate Federal Law and Kill Wild Horses and Burros

Straight from the Horse's Heart

‘In my most Outraged Opinion!’ by R.T. Fitch

“Is it just me…?”

Secretary Zinke and BLM Plan for Wild Horses and Burros

For years we U.S. Taxpayers, who have decried the excessive removal of protected wild horses and burros from their rightful range, have been deluged with bogus numbers, bad science and just plain bull crap by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and their deep pocketed bed-fellows. Today, we are seeing it reach new heights and becoming even more toxic for the wild horses and burros; it has to stop

It’s bad enough that we have a long time horse slaughter advocate, Ryan Zinke, appointed as Secretary of the Department of Interior, (Remember back in 2009 when Montana Rep. Zinke promoted “Red” Ed Butcher’s bill to legalize horse slaughter plants in Montana? Now he has the reins of the DoI and already is attempting to send wild…

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Urge Century 21 to Drop Fur | PETA


https://www.peta.org/action/action-alerts/urge-century-21-drop-fur/?utm_campaign=072617%20urge%20century%2021%20drop%20fur&utm_source=peta%20e-mail&utm_medium=alert

Tell UPS to Stop Shipping Hunting Trophies | PETA


https://www.peta.org/action/action-alerts/ups-stop-shipping-hunting-trophies/?utm_campaign=072117%20ups%20stop%20shipping%20hunting%20trophies&utm_source=peta%20e-mail&utm_medium=alert

It’s a dog’s life! From pole dancing to pay off loans to despairing at traffic jams hilarious Snapchats document canines

THE JOLLY BUCCANEERS

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Our beloved pets seem to have it made, enjoying an easy life of being stroked, fed and going for walks.

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But it seems the more you pamper your pet, the more they start to take on some very human-like characteristics, as these hilarious Snapchats prove.  

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Proud pet owners have been documenting the ups and down of their pets’ lives, including that moment when you lay your head on the steering wheel in despair in a traffic jam, to having to grin and bear it when your mother dresses you up in an ‘adorable’ outfit. 

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From a candlelit dinner à deux, to a dog ploughing a potato field on the farm the owners of these fluffy friends shouldn’t be surprised when their dogs start driving their cars and taking over their lives.

dog_driving_restingMore photos on their website: Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4724496/Hilarious-dog-Snapchats-canines-human-owners.html#ixzz4nmTYpHD4

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Photographer Was Taking Cute Photos Of Rats To Brake A Negative Image Of Them

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Photographer Was Taking Cute Photos Of Rats To Brake A Negative Image Of Them

Facebook | Behance | 500px 
Diane Özdamar is a French illustrator, photographer and graphic designer, currently living in Montreal who has been taking pictures of pet rats for years hoping to break the negative image that is often associated with these lovely animals.
Diane Ozdamar: ‘As far as I can remember I have always loved rats and any rodent people would call ‘pest’. When I first got pet rats, I was thrilled to discover they were so clean, smart and affectionate, very far from the nasty dirty rat myth most people believe in.
Thus, I decided to rescue and foster abandoned and abused rats until I could find them a forever home. This led me to take pictures of them: finding a home to a rat is not an easy task since they suffer from a…

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Petition · Save our dog from euthanasia and let him come home · Change.org


https://www.change.org/p/save-our-dog-from-euthanasia-and-let-him-come-home?utm_source=action_alert_sign&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=770191&alert_id=ZkjpKbJEcw_LV9VoM%2FzGJ9uyk9oGwGQHgkuNRG2OcZRP80%2Fhv8pYRI%3D

How do I save a Facebook post?

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Did you know that you can save a post on Facebook so that you could return to it afterwards without having to search for it? Here’s how to save a post in Facebook (with thanks to Greg Robson for pointing this out and Dave Johnson for a note on the mobile app).

Why would I want to save a post on Facebook?

A good example came up just the other day. Someone had asked for people’s experiences using fuelling when running marathons, and lots of people chimed in. If you were a new marathoner and hadn’t contributed, you wouldn’t get notifications of new posts. But by saving the post, you could return to it to see what information the experienced runners had shared.

I’m sure you can think of lots of reasons why you might want to save a post, from saving photos of someone’s wedding to a link to…

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Boston, Mass. Federal court charges Chinese National with leading a conspiracy to illegally export (smuggle) $700,000 worth of wildlife items made from rhinoceros horn, elephant ivory and coral from the United States to Hong Kong #AceNewsDesk – @AceNewsServices

ESA Under Attack on Capitol Hill

The Extinction Chronicles

They’re at it again. Today Congress reviewed six bills over the course of two legislative hearings in both the House and Senate that would undermine the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This is just the latest chapter in the ongoing assault against the ESA by one of the most anti-wildlife Congresses we’ve seen in decades.

Here’s a quick run-down of the bills being considered, each of which carries the potential to weaken our nation’s landmark wildlife protection law.

  • H.R. 717 introduced by Representative Pete Olson (R-TX), would put financial cost considerations above species preservation. It would require decision-makers to first consider the economic costs of protecting an animal or plant being considered for listing, and it would remove deadlines for completing the listing process.
  • H.R. 1274 introduced by Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA), would consider any information submitted by a state or…

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SPEAK OUT AGAINST PROPOSAL TO ALLOW WOLF-BAITING IN IDAHO!

The Extinction Chronicles

https://idfg.idaho.gov/idfg-rulemaking/consider-allowing-bait-hunting-gray-wolf-during-specific-seasons

Consider allowing bait for hunting gray wolf during specific seasons

Develop rules to allow use of bait to hunt wolves in game management units and seasons to be set by Commission proclamation

Description

The purpose of this rulemaking is to consider changes to the allowed use of bait for hunting gray wolf. Currently gray wolf may be taken incidentally to permitted black bear baits, where hunting seasons are open for both black bear and wolf, but big game rules do not allow use of bait specific to hunting wolf. The Commission allows or prohibits use of bait for black bear on a game management unit basis in big game season proclamations. There may be management circumstances for which the Commission may want to allow use of bait for hunting wolf at times and places where bait use is not allowed or seasons are not open for black bear, such…

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Petition update · Puppy Doe Trial Postponed! · Change.org

Justice for Puppy Doe: Tell Craigslist to Help Stop Violence Against Pets
by FEND · 413,934 supporters

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Petition update
Puppy Doe Trial Postponed!

Jul 25, 2017 — The trial of the man accused of torturing Puppy Doe after having purchased her via a Craigslist ad, has been delayed once again. Jury selection was scheduled to start today, July 25th, but the the Massachusetts Assistant District Attorney has experienced a medical emergency, delaying the trial.

There is a new hearing date set for August 7th when a new trial start date is expected to be announced. Click the link below to read the full report.
Puppy Doe Trial Postponed! | FEND Library
The trial of the man accused of torturing Puppy Doe after having purchased her via a Craigslist ad, has been delayed once again…

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Puppy Doe Trial Date Set for August 2017
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Justice for Puppy Doe: Tell Craigslist to Help…

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Real / Faux Fur and Vegetarian Diet Food Facts – Information Sheets.

Petition: FWS: Protect Giraffes as Endangered Species Before It’s Too Late


http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/646/830/122/

Petition: Save the Rainforest: Say No to Deforestation for Biofuels


http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/893/488/232/

Petition: New Zealand: Protect Vulnerable Seabirds from Commercial Fishing Now


http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/140/439/073/

Petition: Ban Shark Finning in Singapore


http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/151/178/578/