Animal cruelty now punishable by up to seven years in prison in US

In a rare display of political unity, Donald Trump on Monday signed a bipartisan bill that, for the first time, makes acts of animal cruelty a federal crime punishable with fines and up to seven years in prison.

The bill, called the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, was introduced in the house this year by two Florida lawmakers — representative Vern Buchanan, a Republican, and representative Ted Deutch, a Democrat. It expands a 2010 law signed by Barack Obama that banned videos that show animals being crushed, burned, drowned, suffocated, impaled or subjected to other forms of torture.

Now, intentional acts of cruelty shown in the videos are also felony offences.

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“This is a very important bill and it’s an honour to be involved with it,” Mr Trump said at a signing ceremony Monday. “I’m glad we got it done.”

The bill was passed unanimously by a voice vote in the house in October. It was passed unanimously by the senate in November.

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World’s most endangered animals

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World’s most endangered animals

1/17 Sumatran Elephant

The Sumatran elephant population now stands at only 2400-2800
Endemic to the far east of Russia, the Amur Leopard has a population of around 84 and is critically endangered. Here follows every species that the WWF lists as critically endangered.

3/17 Yangtze Finless Porpoise

Endemic to China’s Yangtze River, the Yangtze finless porpoise has an estimated population of 1000-1800

4/17 South China Tiger

When discovered in the 1950s, the South China tiger population was estimated to be 4000, by 1996 it was estimated to be only 30-80. Scientists consider the tiger to be “functionally extinct” as one has not been sighted for over 25 years

5/17 Sumatran Orangutan

The Sumatran orangutan was once found across the island of Sumatra and even further south on Java. Today it is found only in the island’s north and its population stands at 14,613

6/17 Western Lowland Gorilla

Though it is the most populous of all gorilla subspecies, the western lowland gorilla is still critically endangered and its population has declined by 60% in the last quarter century
The Sumatran rhinoceros is the smallest of the surviving rhinoceros species. Only 80 are known to be living today. The last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia died on 28 May 2019

8/17 Sumatran Tiger

There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left today. They are severely threatened by deforestation and poaching

9/17 Eastern Lowland Gorilla

Half of the rainforest of the Democratic Republic of Congo in which these gorillas live has been destroyed the past 50 years. There were 17,000 Eastern Lowland gorillas in the 1990s but scientists estimate their population has declined by over 50% since then
The world’s rarest marine animal has a population of only 30. They were discovered in 1958 and are endemic to Mexico’s Gulf of California

11/17 Javan Rhino

The most threatened of all rhino species, there are only an estimated 58-68 Javan rhinos left
The saola was first sighted in 1992, being the first large mammal to be discovered in over 50 years. Scientists have only sighted saola in the wild four times and it is considered critically endangered

13/17 Malayan Tiger

The Malayan Tiger population now stands at only 250-300
The population of the Hawksbill Turtle has declined by more than 80% in the last century. They are threatened by black market poachers who kill them for their shell
The population of the black rhino dropped by 98% in the years 1960-1995 due to poaching, it stands today at around 5000

16/17 Cross River Gorilla

The population of the Cross River gorilla has been damaged by deforestation and poaching, it now stands at 200-300

17/17 Bornean Orangutan

The population of the Bornean orangutan has been reduced by over 50% in the past 60 years, now standing at around 104,700. Their habitat has been reduced by at least 50% in the 21st century
The Sumatran elephant population now stands at only 2400-2800
Endemic to the far east of Russia, the Amur Leopard has a population of around 84 and is critically endangered. Here follows every species that the WWF lists as critically endangered.

3/17 Yangtze Finless Porpoise

Endemic to China’s Yangtze River, the Yangtze finless porpoise has an estimated population of 1000-1800

4/17 South China Tiger

When discovered in the 1950s, the South China tiger population was estimated to be 4000, by 1996 it was estimated to be only 30-80. Scientists consider the tiger to be “functionally extinct” as one has not been sighted for over 25 years

5/17 Sumatran Orangutan

The Sumatran orangutan was once found across the island of Sumatra and even further south on Java. Today it is found only in the island’s north and its population stands at 14,613

6/17 Western Lowland Gorilla

Though it is the most populous of all gorilla subspecies, the western lowland gorilla is still critically endangered and its population has declined by 60% in the last quarter century
The Sumatran rhinoceros is the smallest of the surviving rhinoceros species. Only 80 are known to be living today. The last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia died on 28 May 2019

8/17 Sumatran Tiger

There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left today. They are severely threatened by deforestation and poaching

9/17 Eastern Lowland Gorilla

Half of the rainforest of the Democratic Republic of Congo in which these gorillas live has been destroyed the past 50 years. There were 17,000 Eastern Lowland gorillas in the 1990s but scientists estimate their population has declined by over 50% since then
The world’s rarest marine animal has a population of only 30. They were discovered in 1958 and are endemic to Mexico’s Gulf of California

11/17 Javan Rhino

The most threatened of all rhino species, there are only an estimated 58-68 Javan rhinos left
The saola was first sighted in 1992, being the first large mammal to be discovered in over 50 years. Scientists have only sighted saola in the wild four times and it is considered critically endangered

13/17 Malayan Tiger

The Malayan Tiger population now stands at only 250-300
The population of the Hawksbill Turtle has declined by more than 80% in the last century. They are threatened by black market poachers who kill them for their shell
The population of the black rhino dropped by 98% in the years 1960-1995 due to poaching, it stands today at around 5000

16/17 Cross River Gorilla

The population of the Cross River gorilla has been damaged by deforestation and poaching, it now stands at 200-300

17/17 Bornean Orangutan

The population of the Bornean orangutan has been reduced by over 50% in the past 60 years, now standing at around 104,700. Their habitat has been reduced by at least 50% in the 21st century

Mr Buchanan said that signing the bill “into law is a significant milestone for pet owners and animal lovers across the country.”

Federal law already bans sponsoring animal fights.

Laws in all 50 states already include felony provisions for animal cruelty. But the federal bill would help prosecutors address cases of abused animals that cross state lines, animal rights groups have said. It could also funnel more resources towards investigating and prosecuting animal cruelty cases.

The additional step of making acts of cruelty a crime “makes a statement about American values,” said Kitty Block, president and chief executive of the Humane Society of the United States. 

“The approval of this measure by the congress and the president marks a new era in the codification of kindness to animals within federal law,” she said.

“For decades, a national anti-cruelty law was a dream for animal protectionists. Today, it is a reality.”

Chris Schindler, vice president of field services at the Humane Rescue Alliance, said in a statement Monday that the law would be particularly important in the District of Columbia, where cruelty cases often involve multiple jurisdictions and, on occasion, federal property.

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“Our officers investigate thousands of animal cruelty cases each year, but have been unable to truly bring justice for the animals in instances when the cruelty occurs across multiple jurisdictions,” he said. “The PACT Act is a necessary tool for us to provide further protections for animals and our community, and will ensure some of the most horrific acts of animal cruelty are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

The bill would not apply to people who slaughter animals for food or to those who hunt, trap and fish.

Federal action addressing animal cruelty stretches back to the late 1990s, after the Humane Society of the United States began investigating “crush videos,” in which animals are tortured or killed, often under a woman’s foot, in the service of a sexual fetish.

The federal government enacted a law in 1999 that made the production and sale of such videos a federal crime. But in 2010, the Supreme Court ruled that law unconstitutional on First Amendment grounds after some argued it was overly broad.

A replacement bill was passed and signed by Mr Obama in 2010.

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Canine Battling Dog Breeder Found Locked Up As Well As Beaten Pretty Poor By Masked Guy – MISUSE

A 52-year old Detroit guy and also presumed pet combating breeder was apparently outside feeding his canines when he was confronted by 3 armed men putting on masks to hide their identifications.
The concealed

males forced him right into his house where they tied him up prior to extremely defeating and also abusing him before cutting off his ear as well as driving away in his van.

“They tied him up (the dog battling dog breeder); they defeated him up rather bad.

Broke ribs, broke fingers, stabbed him with ice picks, cut an ear off.

It’s just screwed up,” the target’s relative Marty Johnson said.

Police believe the male was targeted due to his Pit Bull reproducing operation which may be tied to pet dog combating.

When police reached the man’s Detroit property, they found at the very least 16 Pit Bulls bound outdoors, thin as well as living in filth in the yard, and a minimum of a lots a lot more in the very same bad condition in the house’s basement.

A 2nd residential property had by the male was also real estate lots of unhealthy pets.

A 2nd building possessed by the man was likewise housing lots of harmful canines.

Animal Control was called to the homes to eliminate the canines, but member of the family insist the male was not involved in dog battling, that he just breeds the canines to offer them.

“No, he do not deal with pets. He breed pet dogs. No, he don’t battle pets,” the victim’s bro explained. “He has a lot of pets; it’s resembled that because we was children.”

The guy is now recuperating at the healthcare facility. He is facing violation pet ruthlessness fees for the problem in which his canines were located.

The men that hurt him have not yet been located as well as no arrests have been made.

Do you think this male got what he was entitled to?

Roaming Dog Found Curled Up In Snow Keeping Orphaned Kittens Cozy

Over the weekend, while driving on a freezing chilly night in Ontario, Canada, a Good Samaritan spotted something that made her quit.

There, snuggled on a snowy roadside, was a shuddering stray canine.

But she had not been alone.


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” It’s absolutely heartwarming!” a sanctuary spokesperson informed The Dodo. “It had been an extremely cool night so these kitties would certainly have had a very tough time surviving.”

The kittycats are currently secure, but need therapy for flea and worm invasions. Meanwhile, the wonderful roaming dog that conserved them demands supervising their development with routine visits– much like a pleased mother.


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Pet and also Wild animals Rescue is really hoping an owner will certainly step forward to assert them, however if not they’ll be installed for adoption. Thanks to that endure puppy, nevertheless, an unfortunate ending for the kitties was transformed right into a pleased one.” Our staff sees lots of difficult situations on a daily basis as well as tales like this one make every suffering worth it,” the sanctuary claimed.

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Michigan Court Policy Cops Can “Justifiably” Shoot Canine Throughout Activity

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Editors Note: This post was initially released on December 22, 2016. It was updated on November 19, 2019. If you wish to ruin the rest of your day, few things will certainly accomplish that quicker than tales of policeman shooting people’s pets.Watch the video Below’s just one such story

from 2014: A law enforcement officer in Filer, Idaho, clarified the case

to a coworker mins after it happened:”I go out to speak to individuals, two canines occur me, one of them’s growling as well as snarling. I kick it. It returns about, currently it’s grumbling and also snarling. I kick it once more. Then it lunges at me, I resemble, f– you. So, I simply fired it.”He doesn’t sound broken up. Yes, Officer Tarek Hassani

left his automobile on a peaceful rural street, kicked a black labrador two times, shot the pet dog, and left it to pass away in a snowy driveway. And then? He provided its angry, upset owner a $100 ticket for having it off-leash. And

there have actually been comparable cases since then– far way too many, in fact.

Though there’s no nationwide data source of the amount of pets and also various other pets are eliminated by police officers annually, the Puppycide Data source, which tracks pet dog deaths at the hands of police utilizing media reports and pointers sent by visitors, has actually counted virtually 3,000recorded fatalities. Amazingly, a docudrama from 2013 computed that, generally, a pet canine is eliminated by a law enforcement agent as soon as every 98 mins. It’s that context that makes so dreadful today’s judgment from a circuit court in Michigan, which said that police officers can kill any pet dog that doesn’t sit perfectly quiet as well as

still when the police officer enters its house: A judgment from the sixth Circuit Court functions as an alerting to canine proprietors: Teach your dog to rest still and be quiet or take the chance of police justifiably firing the pet dog. Mark and Cheryl Brown requested the court to hold the

city and also law enforcement agent from Fight Creek, Mich., accountable for shooting as well as eliminating their pet dogs while executing a search warrant of their home searching for proof of drugs.

The complainants stated the law enforcement agent’actions totaled up to the unlawful seizure of residential or commercial property in violation of the 4th Amendment. The circuit court on Monday agreed with a reduced court ruling home siding with the law enforcement officer. Below’s one especially gutting passage from the ruling, which explains exactly how little bit a pet dog need do to be “justifiably “shot by authorities: Policeman Klein testified that after he fired and also eliminated the very first pet dog, he noticed the 2nd dog standing about midway across the basement.

The second pet dog was stagnating towards the policemans when they discoveredher in the cellar, however instead she was “simply standing there,” barking

and also was turned sideways to the policemans. Klein then discharged the first two rounds at the second canine. After concealing behind-the-scenes, this second canine made the error of moving and was fired once again by an additional police officer. She then attempted to hide behind the heating system, at which point a third officer observed:”blood coming out of countless openings in the pet”as well as killed her with a final shot.

This habits– barking, moving, hiding– is the” unavoidable risk to the officer’s safety”the judge said excused the policemans ‘choice to implement this pet?! The very first canine presumably”lunged “at the police officers, however by the admission of the officer that started shooting, it”had only relocated

a couple of inches “when he made a decision the pet dog ought to pass away. Is that seriously an”brewing hazard”? This ruling is deeply uncomfortable to me as a pet dog owner and also as a fan of the Fourth

Amendment. Anybody who has actually encountered a regular, reasonably trained dog recognizes that also the gentlest pet that sees weird individuals rupturing into his/her home will certainly at the very least react by barking. If that is lawful grounds for death by

cop, no pet is risk-free.

Talk to Dogs Like Babies, Because Studies Show They Like It

girl with dog

Studies have shown that puppies respond positively to “baby talk.”

Those same studies also found that this type of communication has little to no effect on adult dogs, but a new study suggests otherwise.

Recently, researchers from the University of York carried out a series of experiments designed to shed light on why we speak to our dogs (of all ages) in such a manner, and whether or not the dogs somehow benefit from it, or if we do so simply because we’ve grown accustomed to treating our dogs as we do babies.

According to University of York psychologist Dr. Katie Slocombe, “A special speech register, known as infant-directed speech, is thought to aid language acquisition and improve the way a human baby bonds with an adult. This form of speech is known to share some similarities with the way in which humans talk to their pet dogs, known as dog-directed speech.”

People living in Western cultures commonly speak to their dogs in this high-pitched, rhythmic manner, adds Dr. Slocombe, but little is known if “baby talk,” or, when used with dogs, “dog speak,” has the same benefits for dogs as it does for human babies. Answering that question was the primary driver behind this series of experiments.

In previous experiments, human voices were broadcast via a loudspeaker into a room with dogs. In this case, however, the researchers physically placed humans in the room with the dogs. Doing so, they hoped, would simulate a more realistic encounter and would also allow them to observe the dogs’ reactions – if any – to the humans who spoke to them using “dog speak.”

In the series of experiments, researchers exposed adult dogs to humans using dog-directed speech to say dog-related phrases such as “You’re a good dog,” and “Shall we go for a walk?” and regular speech to say phrases unrelated to dogs, such as “I went to the cinema last night.”

Then, the human speakers used dog-directed speech to say non-dog-related words and regular speech to say dog-related words. This was important, as it allowed researchers to determine whether the dogs were responding to the manner of speech or to the words themselves, or both.

As the humans were speaking, researchers measured the dogs’ attention, and noted which speaker they chose to interact with physically.

“We found that adult dogs were more likely to want to interact and spend time with the speaker that used dog-directed speech with dog-related content, than they did those that used adult-directed speech with no dog-related content…We hope this research will be useful for pet owners interacting with their dogs, and also for veterinary professionals and rescue workers,” says PhD student Alex Benjamin, with the University’s Department of Psychology.

The study was published in Animal Cognition and you can check it out here.

Now go home and tell your dog he’s the best in the whole wide world! In baby talk, of course.

This post was originally published on March 15, 2018.

Do you use dog-directed speech with your dog? Do you think it makes a difference? Tell us in the comments section!

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Speech pathologist teaches her dog to use a soundboard and now it communicates in sentences

Christina Cravings, 26, is a speech-language pathologist in San Diego, California who believes that “every person should have a voice.”

Hunger collaborates with one- as well as two-year-old children, a number of which utilize adaptive gadgets to connect. So she questioned what would happen if she instructed her two-month-old pup, a Catahoula/Blue Heeler called Stella, to do the same.

“If canines can understand words we state to them, shouldn’t they be able to say words to us? Can pets make use of AAC to communicate with human beings?” she asked yourself.


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, MA, CCC-SLP(@hunger4words )on Sep 28, 2019 at 9:33 am PDT Hunger as well as her fiancé Jake started simply by producing a switch that said “outdoors”and after that pushed it every time they claimed the word or unlocked. After a couple of weeks, every time Cravings claimed” outside,”

Stella looked at the button.Soon, Stella started to tip on the switch each time she intended to go outside.They quickly added even more buttons that state “consume,” “water,” “play, “”stroll, “”no,””come,” “assistance,” “bye, “and also”love you.” “Everyday I hung around utilizing Stella’s buttons to talk with her as well as show her words equally as I would in speech therapy sessions with kids,”she wrote on her blog site.”Instead of satisfying Stella with a reward for making use of a button, we reacted to her communication by acknowledging her message as well as responding appropriately. Stella’s voice as well as point of views matter just as our own do, “she continued.If Stella

‘s water bowl is vacant, she says “water.” If she intends to play contest of strength, she claims, “play.” She even started to tell good friends “bye” if they put on their jackets by the door.

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, MA, CCC-SLP (@hunger4words) on Jul 27, 2019 at 11:38 am PDT Stella soon learned to combine various words to make phrases.

One mid-day, shortly after daylight cost savings, she began saying”eat “at 3:00 pm. When Appetite didn’t respond with food, she said,” love you no”and walked out of the room.Today, Stella has actually discovered over 29 words and also can combine as much as

five at once to make a phrase or sentence.”The method she utilizes words to communicate and words she’s integrating is truly similar to a 2-year-old kid,”Cravings states of her blog.She thinks her job has the possible to change the bond between people and canines. “I assume how essential dogs are to their humans, “Cravings says.”

I just imagine how much deeper the bond will be.”Stella asking to play sphere outside

. Last evening, right prior to this video clip was taken, I accidentally stated “ball”on Stella’s gadget while I was in fact grabbing a various word. However, Stella took this extremely seriously! She picked up her sphere, dropped it on her gadget, and said “Great”(Translation: Great suggestion, Mommy!)- I started recording right after she claimed” Excellent “and caught the remainder of her idea: “Pleased sphere desire outside! “- Like all AAC users, Stella prospers when we talk with her using her gadget and also say words that she enjoys. She never requires to know it got on accident! – – – – – #hunger 4words #stellathetalkingdog #slpsofinstagram #speechtherapy #AAC #ashaigers #slp #corewords #SLPeeps #slp 2be #aacawarenessmonth #earlyintervention #languagedevelopment #dogsofinstagram #dogmom #doglife #dogs #animalpsychology #doglover #dogvideos #sandiegodog #catahoula #blueheeler #smartdog #dogcommunication #mydogtalks #animalcommunication #interspeciescommunication #loveanimals An article shared by Christina Cravings, MA, CCC-SLP(@hunger4words) on Oct 30, 2019 at 10:09 am PDT

Stella plainly wants some even more breakfast.

Don’t you simply hate it when your dog debate to you ?? After Stella finished her morning meal this morning, I stated as well as designed on her tool “Stella all done consume.”She promptly reacted”no,”and walked back to her dishes while licking her lips. – While this made me laugh, I likewise think it’s quite incredible because Stella is really starting to suitably reply to what we’re saying and participate in brief conversations – – – – – #hunger 4words #talkingdog #slpsofinstagram #speechtherapy #AAC #slp #corewords #SLPeeps #slp 2be #aacawarenessmonth #earlyintervention #languagedevelopment #dogsofinstagram #dogmom #dogs #animalpsychology #doglover #dogvideos #sandiegodog #catahoula #blueheeler #smartdog #dogcommunication #mydogtalks #animalcommunication #interspeciescommunication #loveanimals #respectanimals #thedodo A post shared by Christina Cravings, MA, CCC-SLP(@hunger4words) on Oct 9, 2019 at 7:47 am PDT

After a fun day at the coastline, Stella intends to go back.

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Stella informing Cravings that she does not desire her to delegate work.

* Quick quiz * Picture you’re preparing yourself to leave for work and also your pet dog tells you, “Bye no” Do you … – A. Cry? B. Scream from enjoyment at your canine’s language skills? C. Contact unwell and have fun with your extraordinary speaking canine all day? … I went with alternative B (video clip stopped to save you from my howling!!) – – – – – #hunger 4words #talkingdog #everyonedeservesavoice #speechtherapy #AAC #slp #corewords #SLPeeps #earlyintervention #languagedevelopment #dogsofinstagram #dogvideos #dogmom #dogs #animalpsychology #doglover #sandiegodog #catahoula #blueheeler #smartdog #dogcommunication #mydogtalks #SLPdog #dognition #animalcommunication #interspeciescommunication #loveanimals #respectanimals
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Social Experiment: Would You Sell Your Dog for $100,000?

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No amount of money will get the majority of people to offer their pets. Are you surprised?

You Tube character BigDawsTV remained in Chicago recently, conducting a social experiment.

Suppose he went up to arbitrary pet owners as well as asked them to purchase their dog for $100,000?

Although he’s a little unsubstantiated, (that would certainly purchase a canine for that sort of money with good intents?) he shows that the love individuals have for their pet dogs is strong. With the exception of Bernie’s proprietor … he seemed pretty fast to fall for the trick. Yet maybe he was drawing the host’s leg (we can wish). Everyone else said never to the cash pretty quickly, also walking away promptly as well as suspiciously.

Lots of Youtubers criticized the trick saying that BigDaws was a little weird as well as the reality that any person would certainly bring $100k with them in a bag is unsubstantiated. But the message is clear: Pet dog people love their puppies and nothing might interpose them, also chilly hard cash money.

Can you envision? Not only would you always have to live with the truth that you sold your canine for something as momentary as cash, however you would be damaging your pet dog’s heart too. Your abandoned dog would watch you leave, holding a strange briefcase full of … paper, while he permanently coped with a stranger. He would never comprehend why he would certainly never see you once more.

I am wrecking simply considering it.

The bonds individuals make with their canines are unlike any other. Share if you agree.

Would certainly you offer your canine for $100,000? Tell us in the comments listed below.

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