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Woman sparks outrage in China after throwing puppy out fourth-floor window during fight

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  • In a viral video circulating on Chinese social media, a woman pushes a Labrador retriever out of a window from her fourth-floor apartment window during an argument with her husband.
  • The dog was injured after landing on a car below. It has since recovered from its injuries, according to reports.
  • The car owner, identified as Yang, told the couple to take their wounded dog to the vet. He also decided to bring them adoption paperwork for the dog.
  • The incident has sparked national outrage in China, with many Weibo users condemning the couple’s behavior.
  • Although China has a law that protects wild animals, the country has no national law that prohibits the abuse of other animals, including pets.

A woman in Beijing threw a dog out of a fourth-floor window during an argument with her husband. 

In a viral video circulating on Chinese social media, a woman is seen pushing a Labrador retriever out of a window from her fourth-floor apartment. The dog was injured after landing on a car below.

‘Welcome to hell’: Video of handler abusing dog at training school in Singapore sparks outrage

  • A video of a dog being abused by a handler at a training school in Singapore went viral on Wednesday, sparking outrage on social media.
  • The Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS) and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) are now investigating the case shared on Facebook by the animal welfare group Chained Dog Awareness in Singapore (CDAS).
  • The unidentified trainer can be seen yelling at the mixed-breed dog and hitting it with a metal food bowl.
  • The AVS said it was aware of the two-minute video circulating online and has already suspended the handler from its list of accredited dog trainers since March 25.
  • A person found guilty of abusing an animal is subjected to a fine of 15,000 Singaporean dollars (approximately $10,000) and/or imprisonment not exceeding 18 months for the first offense. A second or subsequent offense could land the person a jail sentence not exceeding three years and/or a fine of 30,000 Singaporean dollars (approximately $21,000).

The Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS) in Singapore has launched an investigation into a dog training school that also offers boarding services after one of its handlers was caught on video abusing one of the dogs.

The viral video that captured the dog abuse was shared on Facebook by the animal welfare group Chained Dog Awareness in Singapore (CDAS) on Wednesday. A handler can be seen in the video yelling at the dog and hitting it with a metal food bowl.

Woman charged with animal abuse for hoarding 221 dogs in her home in Japan

  • A 63-year-old woman from Chiba Prefecture, Japan, was charged with animal abuse on Tuesday for hoarding 221 dogs in unsanitary conditions in her cramped home.
  • There were multiple complaints from her neighbors regarding the noise of her dogs’ barks and the foul odor of their feces and urine.
  • The dogs have been taken under the protection of the prefectural government and are currently in the process of finding new homes.

An unemployed woman in Japan was charged with animal abuse for hoarding more than 200 dogs in unsanitary conditions.

The Chiba Prefectural Police raided her cramped home in March and found 221 Maltese and Shih Tzu hybrids festering in their own waste.

Thai elephant handler fired, made to kneel before animal he beat in the head with metal hook

  • An elephant handler in Thailand was caught on film beating an elephant named Jumbo Chan Chao on the head with a metal bullhook.
  • The elephant is currently receiving treatments for the deep cuts it received.
  • The handler later claimed that he used the bullhook to prevent the elephant from becoming aggressive since an earlier encounter with an adult elephant had made the animal tense.
  • The trainer has been fired and faces a police complaint filed against him by animal rights group Watchdog Thailand.

Warning: This article contains descriptions and video of animal cruelty.

An elephant handler in Thailand was fired from his job after he was seen repeatedly beating an Asian elephant with a hooked metal bar.

An award-winning photo of an elephant swimming has reignited a fierce debate on animal welfare in Thailand

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An image of a young elephant performing for an audience while submerged in a tank in Thailand has reignited conversations on the issue of animal welfare. 

Award-winning photo: Taken at Khao Kheow Open Zoo, Australian photojournalist Adam Oswell’s winning entry for the Natural History Museum’s (NHM) prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) award for Photojournalism attracted international attention in October this year, reported CNN

‘World’s Loneliest Elephant’ Meets First Friend in 8 Years at New Home in Cambodia

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Shortly after being rescued from a deteriorated zoo in Pakistan, the elephant nicknamed “the world’s loneliest” has found himself a new pal at his new home.

Finding sanctuary: Kaavan is a 36-year-old, 9,000-pound elephant that has languished in Marghazar Zoo in Islamabad for over 30 years before he was transferred to a sanctuary in Cambodia on Monday, reported the New York Post.

Zoo Visitors in Beijing Caught on Video Throwing Rocks at a Tiger to ‘Make It Move’

Chinese netizens are enraged after a video of zoogoers throwing rocks into a tiger enclosure to make the animal move at the Beijing Wildlife Park began circulating on social media.

The video starts off showing a man wearing a blue shirt picking up a stone as another man next to him throws a rock into the tiger enclosure, hoping to hit the animal sitting on a branch, Daily Mail reported.