cruelty

Reader Input: Treat animals with dignity

Several days ago I received a petition to sign “to stop boiling birds alive.” Yes, about one million chickens and turkeys are being boiled alive each year at processing ...

Owner facing felony animal cruelty charge in “Frankie” case

  While his former owner is facing a felony animal cruelty charge, Frankie – a dog beaten, shot and left for dead near Foresthill – has been adopted into a loving ...

Rodeo sadism had no place on ranch

In any other situation, the outlandish cruelty found in rodeo events would bring animal cruelty arrests. False hype about tradition, heritage, or bravery conceals barbaric torture ...

Don’t buy hype of rodeo ‘show’

To attend the Folsom Rodeo is to condone traumatizing, torturing and terrorizing innocent animals. No calf bolts straight out of a gate unless it’s in a full-blown panic. Then ...

Time to ban rodeos

Rodeos must be banned for the horrendous cruelty they inflict on animals. Bucking animals have to be flank strapped, spurred, and often electrically shocked. If not, they won’t ...