Captive killer whales are not slaves, ruled a federal judge who tossed out a lawsuit animal rights activists brought against San Diego's SeaWorld.
A federal judge in San Diego heard arguments Monday on whether killer whales at SeaWorld are detained as slaves and their captivity violates the 13th Amendment.
The National Mustard Museum in Wisconsin is considering an ad featuring a bikini-clad woman next to the words "Meat Doesn't Cut the Mustard -- Try Veggie Dogs!"
Animal activists went nearly nude at a protest in front of a Farmer John sausage processing plant near Los Angeles, officials said.
An animal-rights group is asking the Illinois Department of Transportation to create a roadside memorial for 16 cows that were killed in a road accident.
Occupy activists plan to bring some floats of their own to California for this year's Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling on a North Carolina man to cancel his annual New Year's Eve Opossum Drop.
Putting your fat pet on a diet can do more than save the pet's life – it can save you big money.
Slaughtering horses for meat, stopped in the United States in 2007, could resume after a recent change in the law, authorities said.
Virginia-based People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is criticizing Nintendo icon Mario for donning a suit modeled after a raccoon.