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ATAAC | Australian Teens Against Animal Cruelty - END Toro Júbilo

In Medinaceli, a picturesque town in the province of Soria, Spain, a "tradition" called "Toro Júbilo" brings shame on Spain. On the second weekend in November, balls of pitch (a sticky black substance made from tar or turpentine) will once again be stuck onto the horns of a bull and set on fire. The burning bull is called "Toro de Fuego" (literally "bull on fire").

The bull is then released onto the streets and can do nothing but run around in pain. The bull often smashes into walls in an attempt to douse the fire. The agony the bull must suffer is unimaginable. These fiery balls can burn for hours, and they burn the bull's horns, body and eyes and cause tremendous stress - all while spectators cheer and run around the victim.

Although we are too late to save this years bull, lets hope everyone gets on board by 2010 to stop this barbaric and cruel 'tradition'

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Following are videos on You tube:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTXHKeBOdx4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgDhOvy6NwY

This is the URL of a group on C2 that is working very hard to put a stop to this:-

http://www.care2.com/c2c/group/FireBull

This is their petition and they are desperate to reach 10,000 signatures by the end of two weeks:-

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/firebull---stop-the-burning-of-live-bulls

And these are some more petitions:-

http://animalrights.change.org/actions/view/sign_petition_firebull-stop_the_burning_of_live_bulls

http://action.peta.org.uk/ea-campaign/clientcampaign.do?ea.client..id=5&ea.campaign.id=4590&c=pukfpaa

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  • 9 Feb 2016
    A Ballarat dog breeder, Fiona McCoy from Maryheather Kennels, hid more than 50 dogs in crates in a public park whilst an RSPCA inspection was being conducted on her property. No charges have been laid yet, and she denies operating an intensive breeding facility but the whole situation is bizarre and worrying for these working breeds.
 
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