UK Animals

Investigation Launched After Footage Shows 'Fox Cubs Being Put Into Hounds' Kennels'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

An independent investigation has been launched into a fox hunting group amid claims fox cubs were used to train hounds how to kill. The probe will l...

Roo-ful Thoughts

Judith Owen | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Owen

So I went to do a run of shows and festivals in Australia, shortly after the whole 'Harambe' incident and found myself longing to go to the local Koal...

#DogsAtPollingStations Is Back To Encourage You To Get Out And Vote

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Once again, it's time for Britain to go to the polls. A high turnout is expected in today's EU referendum despite heavy rain and flooding in some area...

Excited Police Dog Reunites With Handler In Heartwarming Clip

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs really are man's best friend - and this video is proof. The clip, which was uploaded to Facebook by North Yorkshire Police, shows the touching mo...

#CatsAgainstBrexit Just Sparked The Best Political Debate On Twitter Of The Referendum

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK

With just three days to go before Brits head to the polls in the EU referendum, politics has taken an interesting turn in the form of people's cats ta...

This 19-Year-Old Dog Has The Most Adorable Sneeze

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Comedy

YouTube Logan Lemmon was woken up one morning by his 19-year-old rat terrier Maggie having a sneezing fit, and he managed to catch the end of it on vi...

Kitten's Reaction To Seeing Itself In The Mirror For The First Time Is Totes Adorbs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Comedy

The world is a strange place for a newborn kitten - everything is huge and confusing, and you learn new things everyday. This little cutie named Wiske...

Activists Troll Baker Saying Her Lifelike Cakes 'Encourage Animal Cruelty'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A baker who creates lifelike animal cakes has come under fire from animal rights activists who say she is "encouraging animal cruelty". Hannah Edwards...

7 Animal Therapy Initiatives Changing People's Lives

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Animals are wonderful for many reasons. They're cuddly, they keep us company during our loneliest hours and they have this magical ability to make us ...

A Hat for the Horses

Anneka Svenska | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK
Anneka Svenska

I don't think that we will ever see an end to horse racing, as it is deeply embedded in British Culture, however we can certainly bring attention to improvements which so desperately need to be made. By wearing this hat, I am hoping to open up a calm and civilised discussion with MPs and those in the horse race industry on how we can move forward.

This Seagull Is Now Bright Orange Because It Fell Into A Vat Of Tikka Masala

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Comedy

A hungry seagull was left bright orange after falling into a vat of waste curry outside a food factory on Monday. The bird was apparently trying to na...

German Supermarket's New Advert Features Cats From Classic Viral Videos Doing Their Shopping

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Comedy

We all love a good cat video, but German chain Netto has stepped their game up by making a feline-friendly supermarket and filling it with viral sensa...

Baby Prairie Dogs Adorably Munch On Sweetcorn With Their Mum

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Comedy

We see a lot of adorable animal videos on the internet, but one particular creature seems severely overlooked - the prairie dog. Apart from one of the...

Animals Sing 'Seven Nation Army' By The White Stripes

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Comedy

YouTube video editor Insane Cherry has once again decided to use the magic arts of autotune to make animals from YouTube videos sing a popular song. H...

This Parakeet Has Learned How To Use Siri On His Owner's iPhone

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Parakeets are very clever birds, as is clear from the fact that they can replicate human speech. This particular one, however, might be the most intel...

Owl Hugs The Man Who Nursed Her Back To Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When GiGi the great horned owl arrived at a Mississippi rescue centre, she was in a bad way. The owl had suffered severe head trauma and was concussed...

One-Eyed Pug Becomes Hotel's Newest Member Of Staff

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A hotel has announced its newest team member - and she's sure to melt even the iciest customer's heart. Parker the one-eyed pug is the newest additio...

Owner Gives Hilarious Commentary After Dog Caught Raiding Fridge

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Comedy

This naughty dog was caught raiding the fridge in the middle of night, pulling out food from top to bottom. Luckily the incident was all caught on a s...

The Circus Act: The Archaic Use of Animals for Entertainment

Stephanie Allen | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Stephanie Allen

Zebras, camels, a fox and a raccoon are among the animals being used in two licensed circuses in England at the moment. In Ireland, elephants and big cats are being used again this year and at present it is legal to use any animal in English circuses as long as the circus is licensed.

EU Plans to Side-step European Court Ruling on Live Animal Exports

Philip Lymbery | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK
Philip Lymbery

While claiming to have the highest standards of animal welfare in the world, the EU quietly engages in a trade of great cruelty. The EU exports over two million cattle and sheep a year to the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.

The Growing Problem of Sustainable Fishing

Frontier | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK

We are waking up the damage we're causing with our fishing industries and a lot of progress is being made. Fingers crossed for a sustainable solution before the tide truly comes in.

How We Have Been Tricked Into Thinking Milk Is Good For Us

Elena Orde | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Orde

Historically cow's milk has enjoyed outstanding public relations, cleverly associating itself with fit athletes, strong bones and white-moustached seductively posturing celebrities. But if we weren't socialised into thinking that drinking dairy milk was desirable and acceptable, chances are we'd find it a pretty absurd notion.

These Dogs Are Instantly Filled With Joy When Their Owner Says They're Going To The Park

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Any dog owners will know that a pup's mood can change almost instantly, and this video shows the better side of when that happens. The two adorable Fr...

These People Were Remarkably Chill About A Huge Alligator Walking Around

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Comedy

A giant alligator has been spotted going for a stroll just a few yards from some golfers on a course in Florida - while they just chilled out and watc...

This Chipmunk Getting Caught Red-Handed Will Be The Best 30 Seconds Of Your Day

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Comedy

Sometimes when you get caught doing something you shouldn't be doing, you're not quite sure how to respond, and this adorable little chipmunk was no d...