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Next step to end devocalization of dogs/cats in NYS--please act now!

Time's Running Out to Protect NYS Dogs & Cats From Vocal Cord Mutilation.

Meet Lola & Porter: Both of These Dogs Were Devocalized & Dumped.

Urge the NYS Senate Agriculture Committee to Release the Devocalization Ban--and Prevent This Cruelty--NOW

Call May 21-24

Make sure other animal lovers do too by posting this link to your Facebook page.

Don't Let Lawmakers Devocalize YOU!

Stand Firm for Animals' Voices...and Lives.


VIDEO LINK: Real stories, Real victims

Your calls asking lawmakers to ban devocalization of dogs and cats in New York State are getting their attention. BUT"¦this humane legislation has far to go before the 2011-12 session ends in six weeks.

Protect the Wyoming Wolf

Image courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Submit your comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ON OR BEFORE May 16

Urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to KEEP Wyoming wolves under the federal protection of the Endangered Species Act. Please see sample comments below.

New Yorkers Protest at NY Senator Gillibrand's Door

Oppose Bill to Open Up NYC Wildlife Refuge to Canada Goose Slaughter


When: Thursday, May 3, 2012, 5:30pm

Where: 780 Third Avenue, between 48th & 49th Street, Senator Gillibrand's NY office

Kill the Idiotic Bill -- Not the Geese

Captain Chesley Sullenberger, who landed his US Airways flight on the Hudson River after birds were sucked into both engines in 2009, interviewed with CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley, and revealed alarming news that New York City plans to build garbage facilities next to city airports, a dangerous move that will guarantee birds being attracted to those areas.

CBS NEWS -- Birds striking planes up five-fold since 1990;
Sullenberger calls experience key

Pelley: Sully, why has the number of bird strikes increased so dramatically?

Lady's Vocal Cords Were Cut Just to Stifle Her Voice

Use YOUR Voice to End This Cruelty in NY State! Meet Lady and other devocalized dogs.

Priests Starve Cats at St. James Church

Church Groundskeeper Threatens Poisoning as Next Step

Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals

Oregon Governor Kitzhaber kills cougar bill

Great news!


Governor Kitzhaber has informed Rep. Sprenger, the sponsor of the bill HB 4119 to repeal Measure 18 and bring hound hunting of cougars back, that he has no intention of signing it!

Please contact the Governor online or call 503-378-4582 and thank him for stepping up to the plate for Oregon voters and cougars.

Win Animal Rights, Friends of Animals & Senator Demand Ban of NYC's Carriage Horse Tourism

Candlelight Vigil for Charlie, Carriage Horse Who Died on 54th St.

For Immediate Release
Contact: Edita Birnkrant, NY Director, Friends of Animals
971.940.2725; email

When: Friday, 28 October 2011, 7pm-8:30pm
Where: Northwest corner of Central Park South (59th Street and Fifth Avenue)