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This Journalist Abandons Her Dogs When They Stop Being 'Cute Puppies'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

A Daily Mail journalist sparked outrage on Friday after she revealed that she abandons her dogs when they stop being "cute puppies". Shona Sibary a...

Firefighters Demolish Wall To Save Fox Cub Trapped In 3 Inch Gap

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK

A fox cub found trapped in a three-inch gap between a garage and a house has been rescued against all odds, after firefighters tore down a wall. Th...

Deliberate Animal Cruelty Such As Microwaving Pets Has Risen, Says RSPCA

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Animal cruelty is on the rise, the RSPCA has warned, with pets being increasingly subjected to horrific acts of violence. Figures from the animal w...

This Ugly Truth Behind the UK's Biggest Beauty Pageant for Dogs

Violet Owens | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Violet Owens

If the Kennel Club changed the breed standards to put the welfare of the dogs first and only awarded prizes to those breeding healthy dogs, the lives of thousands if not millions of dogs could be improved.

Circus Animals - 10 Reasons the Show Must Go On

Douglas McPherson | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK
Douglas McPherson

Circuses with wild animals are strictly regulated by a licensing scheme, introduced in 2012, that sees them inspected by vets six times a year (twice unannounced) with the results available online. Every aspect of the animal's life, diet and accommodation is governed by strict guidelines.

Horror As Healthy Horse Is Shot Dead & Dumped In Family's Garden Over £30 Livery Yard Debt

Huffington Post UK/ Ross Parry | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

A thoroughbred horse was shot dead and dumped in a mother-of-two’s garden over an alleged £30 debt. Beckie Warner found the body of Kit, a form...

Why You Should Never Leave Your Dog In A Car

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

September is here, summer is over and unless we're going to witness an Indian summer (which is pretty unlikely) then it's perfectly acceptable to leav...

Ice Bucket Challenge Sparks Animal Cruelty Investigation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK

WARNING: Some viewers may find this video distressing The RSCPA has launched an investigation after a shocking video emerged of a teenager thrustin...

Bin Bag Of Severed Cat Heads Found Close To Manchester's Curry Mile

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

A bin bag containing severed cat heads has been found by a shocked animal lover. Engineer James Robinson, who owns five cats himself, made the gr...

Pound Stretcher's Rabbit Prison Exposed

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Daniel Allen

Rabbits are the third most popular pet in the UK, with an estimated 1.6 million kept in and outside of our homes. They are also the most neglected and mistreated animal companion in the nation. Out-dated preconceptions that rabbits are hutch loving, carrot crunching, cheap, small-child friendly pets is largely to blame.

Five Kittens Abandoned In A Suitcase In Cardiff Need A New Home

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

Five kittens abandoned in a zipped-up suitcase are looking for a new home. The three male and two female cats were found on a public footpath in Grang...

Chihuahua 'Swinging' Teenager Admits Cruelty Charge After Viral Video Appeal

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK

A teenager who claims to love dogs has pleaded guilty to swinging a chihuahua around in the air by its lead. Alfie Loft, 19, "felt disgusted" at hi...

Arrest Made After 'Chihuahua Swinging' Video Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK

A 19-year-old has been arrested after he was filmed swinging a Chihuahua on a lead around his head. The hideous act of animal cruelty by Alfie Loft...

Fined £800 For Drinking Two Goldfish, And Then Regurgitating Them, In NekNomination Dare

The Huffington Post UK | Jess Edwards | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A 20 year old man from Suffolk has been fined £800 for downing two live goldfish in a NekNomination dare, which he then uploaded video footage of to ...

Cat Thrown Into Garden Patrolled By Large Dogs In Shocking RSPCA CCTV Footage

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

This shocking CCTV footage shows the moment a teenage boy grabs a defenceless cat and throws it over a fence and into a garden patrolled by two large ...

Animal Research: A New Era and a New Debate?

Barney Reed | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK
Barney Reed

We want to see a debate framed in terms of what is happening now, not whether the use of animals led to a scientific discovery or progress eighty or a hundred years ago. Science, technology, and concern for animals have all evolved significantly since then, and the debate must too. Why is a specific animal 'model' or study thought relevant or valid now?

Man Fined For Swallowing His Own Pet Goldfish In Neknominate Stunt

Press Association | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

A man who swallowed a live goldfish as part of a neknominate challenge is believed to have been the first person to have been prosecuted in relation t...

RSPCA To Look Into Discovery Of Four Severed Swan Heads In Milton Keynes

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

An angling club official is urging the RSPCA to investigate after finding the severed heads of four swans. Steaven Cooper, fisheries officer and secre...

Teenager Gulps Down Live Goldfish At Funfair In Neknominate Stunt (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

Appalling footage of a teenager apparently swallowing a live goldfish at a funfair has emerged. The clip was posted to YouTube on 5 April, along w...

Solicitor Who Left Dog To Die Is Jailed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

A trainee solicitor who locked her pet dog in a kitchen and left it to die has been jailed for 18 weeks. Katy Gammon, 27, moved out of her home in ...

Horrifying Images Show Goose With Lower Beak Torn Off (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

Animal welfare experts are appealing for help after a goose was spotted in a Yorkshire park with the lower half of its beak missing. The Canada go...

GRAPHIC: What Kind Of Person Treats Their Pet Like This?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK

These heartbreaking images show the torture an emaciated dog endured under the hands of his cruel owner. Fly the lurcher had to be put down by a ve...

Warning For Pet Owners After 3 Dogs Are Killed By Poisoned Meat In North London Park

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

Dog owners are being urged to be vigilant after three canines were killed by eating poison in a north London park. Two bull Lurchers and a Springe...

Rescued From Death's Door: You Will Not Believe How Happy & Healthy This Dog Is Looking Now

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Riddled with sores, his hair all but gone and his ribs protruding, it’s hard to believe this dog is even alive. But he is, and the transformatio...

Children 'As Young As Six' Seen Feeding Live Cat To Pair Of Dogs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

The RSPCA is investigating reports that two children fed a live cat to two dogs. Two children, thought to be as young as six, fed a helpless tabby ...