cruelty to animals

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cruelty to animals

n. the crime of inflicting physical pain, suffering or death on an animal, usually a tame one, beyond necessity for normal discipline. It can include neglect that is so monstrous (withholding food and water) that the animal has suffered, died or been put in imminent danger of death. (See: cruelty)

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However, World Animal Protection, which compiled the ranking, said McDonald's, like other businesses on the list, still had "a significant way to go to improve the welfare of the millions of chickens served up in its restaurants around the world".
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 16, 2018-World Animal Protection elects Alesia Soltanpanah as new US executive director
The reason effective animal protection and welfare has not been possible so far is not because competent state services are not under one roof but due to disarray within existing services, the Cyprus Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (CSPCA) said on Friday.
However, Sri Lanka, despite having an enviable animal protection environment and national parks, is planning to amend its rules regarding animal rights.
Tainan's animal protection office made the announcement on its website in response to reports of owners leaving their dogs tied outside or under sidewalk roofs without any shelter from the cold winter weather.
to the campaign the masses of rural areas are being informed regarding animal protection and preventive measures to avoid diseases.
Zeba Masood, a Pakistan origin US national, has established Lucky Animal Protection Shelter - first ever facility providing refuge to pooches in Khyber Pakthunkhwa.
Contract notice: comprehensive service of collection and care of animals, including the management of the animal protection center (cpa) and the supervision of animal welfare.
Worse still, the proposed amendment to the Animal Protection Law, which is still far behind general global standards, fails to include basic provisions to prevent cruelty to animals.
In Bulgaria, the Animal Protection Act has been in force since 2008, but still to those who do not treat animals well, the measures provided for such crimes are not strictly enforced.
Toxicologists working with the animal protection organizations European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) and Doctors against Animal Experiments Germany (Arzte gegen Tierversuche) have been analyzing such animal testing proposals and identifying scientific or legal reasons for rejection of individual proposals.
Summary: Lebanon's first animal protection bill was signed into law Tuesday by President Michel Aoun, officially making animal abuse illegal.

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