(DOG) "To other people she is ugly, and kids in the neighborhood in the beginning were kind of scared of her," says Kathleen Francis, Princess Abby's owner. "But I think she is beautiful through and through." Princess Abby won the title of World's Ugliest Dog last weekend. — Global Animal
(CALIFORNIA) — The Golden State is set to become a cage free state in 2015 now that Governor Schwarzenegger has signed A.B. 1437, a bill backed by The Humane Society of the United States. Hens across the state rejoice! — Global Animal
PENNSYLVANIA- 50 bags of cat and dog food that had been donated to an animal shelter in Pennsylvania were stolen overnight. Who does that?!
It's a serious danger and a police officer's pet peeve: Drivers with a dog roaming freely in the car, or worse, sitting in the driver's lap. A new study shows why an unrestrained pet in your vehicle is at least as dangerous as talking on the phone or texting. The best advice: Don't Pet And Drive.
(FARM) WASHINGTON — In the 'no big surprise' category - torturous conditions for the world's factory farmed chickens create disease. In one of the biggest US food-safety recalls, more than a half-billion eggs were stripped from supermarket shelves in the last week over fears of salmonella poisoning. Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma), Jonathan Safran Foer (Eating Animals), and other factory farm experts give nine reasons to beware of eggs. — Global Animal