Animal Cruelty

Hundreds Of Dolphin Activists Pay Tribute To David Bowie

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK

Hundreds of animal rights activists paid tribute to the late David Bowie by singing his iconic track 'Heroes' during a demonstration in London on Satu...

DJ's 'Sickening' Threat To Kill Rabbit Live On Air Slammed By Animal Rights Campaigners

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK

Animal rights advocates have slammed the "sickening" threat made by a German DJ who agreed to slaughter a pet rabbit live on air after being challenge...

Distressing Images Of Dead Fox Posted On Facebook After Annual Hunt

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK

Disturbing images of a dead fox killed during the annual Fitzwilliam New Year's Day Hunt have been shared on Facebook. Cambridgeshire Police are in...

Video Footage Captures Horror At Running Of The Bulls Event

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

A video has captured scenes of unfolding carnage as an annual running of the bulls event went wrong on the streets of Cusco, Peru. Onlookers can be...

The Disappearing Fox - A New Year's Hunting Mystery?

Tom Quinn | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK
Tom Quinn

On the morning of the hunt, the man reappeared. He was carrying an empty sack, and a pole with a net attached. Clearly he had come to collect the fox. But the fox wasn't there. Puzzled, he looked around for a while before leaving. It must have been very confusing for him... A little later, the hunt met, just down the road.

2015: Year in Review

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK
Marc Lee Abraham

September is PupAid month so it was all hands on deck for the biggest puppy farming awareness dog show in Europe and now possibly the world.

Terrier Terror and the Horror of Underground Hunting

Tom Quinn | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK
Tom Quinn

The hunts will claim they do not hunt foxes any more, but simply follow a 'trail'. Then why did at least 13 of the individuals investigated over the last year have links to hunts? Why are hunts often accompanied by terriermen and their terriers on quad bikes? Hunts need terriermen to accomplish what they are trying to do - kill foxes.

Why We Need to See Turkeys Differently

Isobel Hutchinson | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK
Isobel Hutchinson

All this talk of factory farming may leave you seeking out a so-called 'higher-welfare' turkey, but no matter how they are reared, all farmed turkeys meet a terrifying and brutal end at the slaughterhouse.

Why These Designer Puppies Are Spending Christmas Behind Bars

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

Designer puppies will be spending the festive period behind bars in quarantine after being smuggled into the UK to be sold to unsuspecting families as...

Man Arrested Over Footage Of Dog Being Punched In Street

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

A 37-year-old man has been arrested after footage circulated online of a "petrified" dog being repeatedly punched in a Lancashire street. A huge ap...

Hunt To Find Man Who Punched 'Clearly Petrified' Dog In Lancashire Street

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Man Arrested Over Footage Of Dog Being Punched In Street Disturbing footage has been released by the RSPCA of a man repeatedly punching a "...

'Extreme Suffering' Uncovered On China's Rabbit Fur Farms

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Shaking with fear, living in tiny, dirty cages and destined for a brutal death. This is the reality of tens of thousands o...

The Shocking Extent Of Dog Fighting In The UK Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT A dog fight takes place every day in the UK, with victims of the illegal blood sport having their injuries patched up by...

Outrage As Pride Of Lions Made Famous By BBC's Big Cat Diary Are Poisoned

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK

A pride of lions that became household names after featuring on the BBC's Big Cat Diary have been poisoned in Kenya's Masai Mara reserve. The lions...

Shocking Pictures Of Fox Hunting Clash Spark Police Investigation

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK

Police are investigating what happened in a alleged fight between a fox hunting party and hunting saboteurs, after images were posted allegedly showin...

Pet Industry Federation: A Lone Voice Standing Up for Puppies in Pet Shops

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 03.12.2016 | UK
Marc Lee Abraham

Recently I had the great pleasure of attending the first ever 'Dogs in Society' conference arranged by APGAW- the All Party Group for Animal Welfare - a group of MPs, animal welfare organisations, and campaigners using the influence of politicians and experts to raise welfare of animals both nationally and internationally.

Petrified Kitten Had Eyes Glued Shut By Manchester 'Sickos'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

A "petrified" kitten returned home "dripping in glue" after her eyes were glued shut in a shocking case of animal cruelty. The eight-month-old pet...

Police Hunt For Woman Who Duct-Taped Her Dog's Mouth Shut

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.11.2015 | UK

A woman is being hunted by police after duct-taping her dog's mouth shut and posting a picture of it on Facebook. Katie Brown uploaded the photo wi...

Thousands Want 'Justice' For Puppy Tortured And Left For Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

More than 70,000 people are calling for animal abusers to face harsher punishments after a puppy was stolen from his owner and subjected to hours of h...

Teens Set Puppy On Fire After Torturing Him In 'Most Disturbing' Case Of Animal Cruelty

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Thousands Want 'Justice' For Puppy Tortured And Left For Dead A puppy was stolen by a group of teenagers then tortured for hours and set on...

Four Days of Hell

Sharon Bull | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK
Sharon Bull

So many times I have seen where charities, groups and movements fighting the same cause, wanting identical results refuse to pull together through differing opinions, politics and egos, but sadly, no matter what the issue, unless we can unite for what we are fighting for, world leaders and governments will always have the upper hand.

What Vegans Have to Put Up With From Everybody Else

Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Snowdon

I have never eaten meat. Ever. When people find this out the reaction that follows is often one of incredulity, mixed with confusion... So for this year's World Vegan Day, here are 10 of the most common reactions I've had from people after they've discovered that I don't eat meat or dairy.

Shetland Pony Left Traumatised After Being 'Sexually Abused'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK

A Shetland pony has been left traumatised after being subjected to a horrific sexual assault. The Miniature Shetland breed was discovered "shaking ...

A Serial Cat Killer Is Slaughtering And Dismembering Beloved Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT AND IMAGES A cat killer is slaughtering pets, dismembering them and moving the body parts into public view in order to "wa...

Animal Rights Groups Are One Step Closer To Ending 'Barbaric' Bullfighting

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

Animal rights campaigners are rejoicing after the European Parliament voted on Wednesday to end EU subsidies for farmers who raise bulls to fight in a...