Animal Cruelty

Las Vegas Woman Arrested For Having Sex With Pit Bull

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested after having sex with a pit bull. Police were called after neighbours spotted Kara Vandereyk having intercou...

Compulsory Microchipping: Don't Pop the Corks Just Yet...

Violet Owens | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Violet Owens

This was the government's opportunity to finally tackle the big issues, but instead we believe they have merely tinkered with the existing legislation rather than make the comprehensive reform of dog laws that is so desperately needed.

Harrods Still Sells Puppies While Trend Grows for Animal Rescue Linked Pet Stores

Annabel Burn | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Annabel Burn

I was surprised today, to find that we are still in the dark ages. As LA and other US states ban the sale of pet shop puppies, Harrods, one of the UK's most well known flag ship stores, still sells puppies in it's pet department.

I'm a Coonskin-Totin', Goose Liver-Munching Human

Philip Dundas | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Dundas

I have been shocked to see how many people seem to be wearing fur again. In New York this winter and now in London, not just the old furs but new ones, once again parading along the streets on the backs of both young and old

Shocking Footage Reveals 'Appalling Neglect Of Horses'

PA | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

Shocking undercover footage which reveals appalling animal welfare conditions at a horse abattoir has prompted the Food Standards Agency to investigat...

Hurrah For Lemon Pie! Mexico Dog Mutilated By Drug Traffickers Makes Amazing Recovery (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

A dog which was mutilated and left to die by Mexican drug dealers is now walking, running and jumping on his new prosthetic paws. Lemon Pie (or Pa...

WATCH: Cruel Teenage Girls Throw Kitten Around Bedroom

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

Two Kent teenagers who posted a video of them hurling a kitten around a bedroom on Facebook have been banned from keeping animals for a year. The t...

Meerkats, Monkeys And Armadillo Seized By RSPCA In Raid

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK

Meerkats, monkeys and an armadillo are among nearly 70 exotic animals seized from an events company as part of a major RSPCA investigation. A speci...

There Is No Scientific, Ethical or Legal Justification for Killing Animals in Military Trauma Training Exercises

Matt Freeman | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK
Matt Freeman

MoD is flouting the law and perpetuating the myth that shooting animals helps save human lives on the battlefield. The truth is that having military personnel try to repair the wounds of pigs who have been violently injured on a firing range does not help humans.

Dog Found Hanged In 'Deliberate And Cruel Act'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A dog has been found hanged in Somerset in what police suspect is a "deliberate and cruel" act. Police are appealing for witnesses after the body o...

Hungry? Swiss Farmers Are Serving Up Dog & Cat Meat

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Switzerland may be famous for its chocolates and cheese - but there's another delicacy gracing some dinner tables in the Alpine nation - namely dog an...

Justin Bieber 'Sent Hamster To Its Doom'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

Justin Bieber is being accused of animal cruelty after presenting a screaming fan with his pet hamster. The gifting took place at after the singer...

'Gruesome' Military Experiments On Monkeys And Pigs On The Rise

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

Almost 10,000 experiments were conducted on animals, including monkeys and pigs, at a top-secret military research facility last year. The number o...

Filmmaker Writes To MoD Over 'Shameful' Operations On Live Pigs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone has written to the Ministry of Defence to protest against the "barbaric and shameful" use of live pigs to train B...

From Dog Pound to Thousands of Pounds - The Inequality of Pets

Caroline Reay | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK
Caroline Reay

The inequality of dogs in China might shock the British public but let's not forget that in our own country pedigree pooches sell for megabucks while thousands of dogs are put to sleep because no one wants them.

Photo Shows Mouse Tied Up And Forced To Smoke In China

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

Pictures have a emerged from China showing a mouse being tied up and forced to smoke. The bizarre image shows a mouse tied spread-eagled with a lit...

Dog Owner Jailed For 'Gratuitous' Abuse Of Pet

PA | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

A man whose partner filmed him repeatedly beating his dog before reporting the attacks to police has been jailed. Konrad Kocjan was sentenced to 18...

Animal Trafficking Raids Discover 87 Puppies Being Kept In Plastic Buckets

SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

An investigation into illegal animal trafficking has discovered more than 80 puppies being kept in BUCKETS. The RSPCA investigation uncovered 87 p...

Zoophiles Threaten Legal Challenge As Germany Pledges To Toughen Bestiality Laws

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

German lawmakers have pledged to ban sex with animals and the “pimping” of them to others. The country's coalition government plans to debate ...

Circus Elephant Owner Guilty Of Causing Animal Harm

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

A circus owner was found guilty on Friday on three counts of causing unnecessary suffering to an elephant. Bobby Roberts was also convicted of fail...

Spanish Politician Poses With Deer Testicles On His Head

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A Spanish politician with a love of hunting has caused uproar after he posed for a picture with a pair of freshly sliced-off deer testicles on his hea...

Peter Jackson Denies 27 Animals Died On 'The Hobbit' Set

WENN | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Filmmaker Peter Jackson has fired back at reports suggesting the 27 animals that died during the making of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' were vi...

Grinning Dog Owner Who Killed Pet Then Pretended It Had Fallen Off Tower Block Is Jailed

SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK

A dog owner who battered his pet to death before hurling it 60ft off a block of flats in an attempt to cover up the attack has been jailed for 15 mont...

Diver Receives Death Threats After Killing Giant Octopus In Seattle 'For Dinner'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A 20-year-old diver is receiving death threats after capturing a giant octopus and taking it home "for dinner". Dylan Mayer caught the 30lb animal...

Alan Titchmarsh Brands Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan 'Barbaric' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK

Mild-manned man of gardening Alan Titchmarsh has come out swinging for the animal kingdom by taking America's billionaire "Dog Whisperer" to task over...