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Rodeo Season Update: Injuries and Deaths Pile Up

The rodeo thug killed the steer by roping and then breaking his neck. The steer was then dragged through the mud until he finally died. As rodeo season continues, the dead and broken bodies continue to pile up and SHARK has … Continue reading

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Rodeo Season 2013 Starts Racking Up The Abuse

(Photo: Reno Rodeo 2013 – Ellie Lopez-Bowlan) Against all the mind-numbing denials from the rodeo industry a clear voice rings out against the abuse of animals for “entertainment.” Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Colorado, award-winning … Continue reading

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VICTORY! SHARK Shuts Down Cruel Barnyard Scramble

We are pleased to announce that our campaign to shut down the cruel “Barnyard Scramble,” at the Riverdale Rodeo in Riverdale, California, is an unqualified success! This event, where dozens of young animals are thrown into a horde of rampaging … Continue reading

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Barnyard Scramble or Trample?

  On May 5th, 2013 SHARK attended the Riverdale Rodeo in California and videotaped the “Barnyard Scramble” event. The “Barnyard Scramble” or should I say “Barnyard Trample,” is where a large group of stampeding children are let loose in an … Continue reading

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The SHARK Inspired Senate Bills

It is easy to get disillusioned in the animal protection movement but today I am proud to say that SHARK investigations have prompted not one but THREE senate bills. VA SB1532, inspired by our camera drone being shot at over … Continue reading

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The Cruel Politics of Rodeo

Have you ever wondered why SHARK’s footage of obvious animal cruelty at rodeos doesn’t result in more prosecutions? The Reno Rodeo released a photograph for the press this month that does a great job of shedding some light on this … Continue reading

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Do Lawmakers Side With Animal Abusers?

Hot on the trail of the anti-drone bill namely, Virginia State Senate Bill 954 I blogged about a few weeks ago, comes another more insidious bill from ANOTHER republican senator, Chapin Rose of Illinois. Senator Rose has introduced SB1532 (http://bit.ly/YH2dfW) … Continue reading

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