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U.S. Humane Society offering $5,000 reward in Butte horse killing

U.S. Humane Society offering $5,000 reward in Butte horse killing

BUTTE — A reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the capture of the shooter of a quarter horse is now in place.

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Former Wheatland hog farm employees convicted of animal abuse

Five former Wyoming Premium Farms employees were each placed on six months' probation after they were convicted on multiple counts of cruelty to animals.

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Guest opinion: Revive HB279 to discourage animal fighting

Montana has the ugly distinction of being the only state in the nation where it’s legal to be a spectator at a dogfight. With the support of The Humane Society of the United States, law enforcement officials, other animal welfare groups and constituents, state lawmakers have been working har…

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Tab for dog care in animal cruelty case could exceed $500,000

Tab for dog care in animal cruelty case could exceed $500,000

BOULDER — A hearing to determine restitution owed by Mike Chilinski, convicted of more than 90 counts of animal cruelty, ended abruptly Wednesday when a judge ordered lawyers to file briefs on a motion by Chilinski’s lawyer to scrap the hearing entirely.

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9 face charges in undercover Wyoming hog farm probe

CHEYENNE — The Platte County attorney's office recently charged nine employees of a pig-breeding farm near Wheatland with multiple counts of animal cruelty uncovered in May.

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Federal judge merges lawsuits challenging Wyoming wolf plan

Federal judge merges lawsuits challenging Wyoming wolf plan

CHEYENNE — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has merged two lawsuits filed by separate coalitions of groups challenging the federal government's recent transfer of wolf management authority to the state of Wyoming.

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Domestic duck roundup removes waterfowl before winter

Domestic duck roundup removes waterfowl before winter

It’s cold and barely daybreak as Dave Pauli, Sheila McKay and Mark Hall hold large fishing nets while hiding behind the topper on Bill Pirami’s white pickup truck in Riverfront Park on Thursday.

December 14, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Domestic duck rescue

Domestic duck rescue

Dave Pauli of the Humane Society of the United States attempts to rescue domestic ducks that have been illegally released at Riverfront Park.

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Groups file third lawsuit over Wyoming wolves

CHEYENNE — Environmental groups have filed a third federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's move to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming.

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Injured osprey heals and flies free

Injured osprey heals and flies free

An injured osprey that spent the last few weeks in rehab flew out of captivity Sunday along the Yellowstone River at Coulson Park.

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Seized malamutes in Helena moving to new site

Seized malamutes in Helena moving to new site

HELENA -- Malamutes kept at a secret location for many months after their seizure from an alleged puppy mill last fall have found a visible new home.

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Wheatland cruelty case sheds light on inspection process

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming officials say there are no plans to strengthen livestock regulations following allegations of mistreatment of pigs at a commercial farm in Wheatland.

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Sheriff: Wyoming hog farm investigation a priority

CHEYENNE — A Wyoming sheriff says investigating allegations of mistreatment of pigs at a commercial farm is a top priority.

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Wyoming authorities investigate hog farm complaint

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming authorities are investigating allegations by the Humane Society of the United States that workers at a pig-breeding farm abused animals, an official said Tuesday.

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Fire marshal: Barn fire does not appear suspicious

Fire marshal: Barn fire does not appear suspicious

While it could take weeks to officially determine the cause, Billings Fire Marshal Mike Spini said that a fire early Monday in a horse barn that killed 19 horses does not appear suspicious.

April 24, 2012 9:48 am Photos

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Anneke Seelig tube feeds a duck

Anneke Seelig tube feeds a duck

Anneke Seelig tube-feeds a duck as Heidi DeGratenreid holds the bird on Tuesday during an oiled wildlife workshop at WJH Bird Resources. The class featured speakers from International Bird Rescue and included students from state, federal, veterinary and nonprofit groups to help build a first…

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Helping feathered friends

Helping feathered friends

Anneke Seelig tube feeds a duck as Heidi DeGraftenreid holds the bird on Tuesday during an Oiled Wildlife Workshop at WJH Bird Resources. The class featured speakers from International Bird Rescue and included students from state, federal, veterinary and nonprofit groups to help build a firs…

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EPA approves horse contraceptive produced by local nonprofit

EPA approves horse contraceptive produced by local nonprofit

Dr. Jay F. Kirkpatrick believes the key to wildlife population control isn't in culling out the existing population but in addressing its reproduction.

February 16, 2012 9:15 pm Photos

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Malamutes will stay at shelter until trial

Malamutes will stay at shelter until trial

HELENA -- A District Court judge has ruled that malamutes seized in an October raid on a kennel in Jefferson County will remain in the care of a Helena animal shelter until the May trial of the dog owner.

January 27, 2012 10:15 pm Photos

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Humane Society wants people to borrow critter cameras

Humane Society wants people to borrow critter cameras

If you've got a mystery critter inhabiting your attic, or if you live in a place frequented by wildlife, Dave Pauli has a proposition for you.

December 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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