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Abusive dog dealers escape USDA penalties, says animal group

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals sued the agency in federal court in Washington on Friday, arguing that dealers who flout the Animal Welfare Act have gone unpunished.
The US Department of Agriculture has “imposed no statutory penalties against a dog dealer since 2017” despite evidence that more than 1,000 violations take place each year, the ASPCA says in the suit.(AP)
The US Department of Agriculture has “imposed no statutory penalties against a dog dealer since 2017” despite evidence that more than 1,000 violations take place each year, the ASPCA says in the suit.(AP)
Published on Jun 14, 2021 10:08 PM IST
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Karachi’s famous dog islands under threat of urban development

Hundreds of strays, often escaping the cull, have found refuge on the islands and are helped by local fishermen who bring food and water to them on a regular basis.
In this picture taken on April 3, 2018, Pakistani fishermen Abdul Aziz (R) and Muhammad Dada give food to dogs on Dingy Island in Karachi.(AFP file)
In this picture taken on April 3, 2018, Pakistani fishermen Abdul Aziz (R) and Muhammad Dada give food to dogs on Dingy Island in Karachi.(AFP file)
Updated on Oct 07, 2020 11:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | ByImtiaz Ahmad

100 stray dogs allegedly poisoned in Hyderabad

Police registered a case following a complaint alleging that nearly 100 stray dogs were poisoned in Ghatkesar town of Hyderabad metropolitan area. The complaint was filed by an activist, police said.
Police said they received a complaint from an animal activist stating that about 100 street dogs have been poisoned by local people.(Picture for representation)
Police said they received a complaint from an animal activist stating that about 100 street dogs have been poisoned by local people.(Picture for representation)
Published on Oct 08, 2018 11:00 AM IST
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Hyderabad | ByAsian News International
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