The Pomeranian, and social media star, began showing signs of a heart problem following the passing of his best friend and co-star Buddy
The petition is part of a campaign by welfare organization Cruelty Free International, which is backed by multiple celebrities and politicians
The dogs will have sections of their brains removed before being euthanized
The State is considered to be the hub of the country's dog-racing industry
The Cajun Navy and a number of volunteers came to the animals' aid
Campaigners say much more still needs to be done
The football star alledgedly beat his dog 'into kidney failure' and assaulted a woman and child
Campaigners want to secure a Parliamentary debate on the issue
The company called the award a 'significant badge of honor'
The League Against Cruel Sports called the treatment of fighting dogs 'vicious'
No animals were harmed during the protest
The suspect has had more than 280 animals removed from her care
Campaigners are calling on people to 'adopt not shop'
Police said 'the dogs' welfare was a serious concern whilst it was tied up'
The singer has recently narrated and produced a holiday film
An animal welfare professional argues 'dogs are sentient beings, not toys to be played with'
He says the move would make the city the 'progressive capital'
The award-winning actor is dedicated to an animal-friendly lifestyle - but she doesn't believe everyone should be vegan
The horror spreads beyond domestic animals
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California becomes the first state in the U.S. to ban commercial breeding of animals for 'pet' stores
The musician made the plea in honor of his late pup
Evie will be undergoing surgery this week, thanks to Australian charities
The new eatery will be offering plant-based treats to both human customers and dogs