An animal protection organization is calling for changes in the way pregnant pigs are handled. Sleepy Eye’s Christensen Farms is one of the largest pork producers in the country, and it’s one of Wal-Mart’s biggest pork suppliers.
The animal rights group PETA is pressing for legal action after a number of animals at a Duluth zoo were killed amid flash flooding.
A judge has delayed the sentencing for an animal rights activist from Minneapolis who was convicted of participating in a conspiracy to free ferrets from a breeding facility in Minnesota.
In a place where livestock is a big part of the rural fabric, animal rights can be a sensitive subject. It’s one reason a group of students at Eden Valley-Watkins middle school formed a group to discuss the topic.