Yesterday, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund and Minneapolis resident Isaac Peter filed a lawsuit against the University of Minnesota for violating the state's open meeting and open records laws.SEE ALSO: PETA: "There's just no excuse" for Lake Superior Zoo animal deaths during Duluth ... More >>
Sean Janas, a 20-year-old resident of Wausau, kept a diary about systematically torturing her boyfriend's dog to death, prosecutors say.SEE ALSO:-- Dayna Bell, accused puppy drowner, to argue dogs were "commercial animals," not pets-- Benjamin Stavaas, accused dog throat slasher, heads to trial-- Wi ... More >>
See Also: McDonald's won't buy eggs from Minnesota company after hidden camera investigation reveals cruelty to chickens [GRAPHIC VIDEO]Undercover chicken farm investigator describes watching chicken abuse [PHOTOS]Sparboe Farms faces false advertising complaint over treatment of chickensCostco is cl ... More >>
Despite taking heat from people who think they went too far in calling for criminal prosecution of the Lake Superior Zoo following the drownings of more than a dozen animals during last week's incredible flood, PETA isn't backing down.Reached for comment this morning, Kristin Simon, senior cruelty c ... More >>
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals alleges that Lake Superior Zoo staff acted negligently when 13 or 14 animals died during Wednesday's flash flood.The animal rights group says the animals shouldn't have been left in a position to drown. Kristin Simon, senior cruelty caseworker for PETA, po ... More >>
A horse boarder in East Bethel has been charged with 35 counts of animal cruelty stemming from years-long investigations by the Animal Humane Society into conditions at the man's ranch.
Five years ago, neighbors, former employees, and reporters took note of Lowell George Friday's emaciated-looking ... More >>
The sad story of Jimmy the cat is prompting some Woodbury residents to say they are "embarrassed" to live in the city. Jimmy, a diabetic, grey-striped tabby, was killed on December 9 at the Woodbury Animal Humane Society, days after the death of his owner, Woodbury resident Mary Ray. There was ju ... More >>
The controversy over Sparboe Farms' treatment of animals continues as an animal rights group filed a false advertising claim against the egg company today.
Sparboe was rocked by an undercover investigation and 60 Minutes report a couple weeks ago documenting abuse of chickens at some of its facilit ... More >>
Not pictured: good senseBacon.
The smoky, crispy siren/muse that inspires such devotion that inventors have created bacon-flavored mayonnaise, dental floss, breath mints, and even soda. Is there anything it can't do?
Well, turns out there's definitely s ... More >>
Benjamin Stavaas is accused of slashing a dog's throat and leaving it to die.Benjamin Stavaas may just be the most heartless worm ever to grace a cell at the Otter Tail County jail, standing accused as he does of slitting the throat of a German Shepherd mix last June in Fergus Falls and leaving t ... More >>
Boyd's trial starts October 3.Holly Boyd, the Fridley woman accused of killing her eight-week-old Chihuahua after it peed on her leg, has changed her story.
Boyd appeared in court for the first time yesterday on felony animal cruelty charges, watched by a group of organized animal rights pro ... More >>
Sure, we're used to PETA's attention-getting tactics, which more often than not include scantily clad women dressed in nothing but vegetables. But their latest approach, which has shown up on a billboard in Wales and is making its way to Canada, according to Diet Blog, compares feeding kids m ... More >>
Donkey Basketball is the new sport that's sweeping the nation.PETA is beseeching Fridley parents to cancel a Donkey Basketball fundraiser because the animal rights group considers it animal abuse.Having never heard if the illustrious sport of "Donkey Baseball," I rushed to consult YouTube for som ... More >>
Photo: WikipediaNot everyone can be a dog person.There are cat people and there are dog people. And then there are people who slit the throats of dogs and leave them in the middle of nowhere to die.
Star, a German Sheperd-mix, unfortunately had a recent run-in with that last one.
Star stumb ... More >>