World Elephant Day 2018: An Urgent Call to Protect Nigeria’s Elephants By: ‘Seyifunmi Adebote (Abuja, Nigeria)

August 14, 2018 0 Comments

“Are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant, except in a picture book?” – David Attenborough. Of the 5 big games, it is not so easy to come by an Elephant in Nigeria today – both in the wild and in captive areas; except you find yourself …

The way some pigs are reared is ‘upsetting and wrong’, say shoppers

April 20, 2018 0 Comments

Most people willing to swap to supermarkets trying to improve farming standards, survey finds Shoppers around the world overwhelmingly support high animal welfare standards for pigs, and most would also be prepared to change their supermarket habits in response, an international survey on pork consumption has found. Seven out of 10 people questioned said they …

Court remands 2 men over alleged cruelty to donkey

April 19, 2018 0 Comments

A Sokoto Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, ordered the remand of two men, Abdulkarim Muhammad and Ibrahim Ibrahim over alleged cruelty to a donkey. The accused persons are facing a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy, riding and neglecting an animal. The Chief Magistrate, Nuraddeen Bello, ordered the remand of the accused persons after they pleaded not …

Woman caught abusing puppy by neighbor gets jail

April 16, 2018 0 Comments

This is the sickening moment a cruel dog owner slams her puppy on the patio with such force, it suffered car crash-style injuries. Shocking footage shows Joanne Hosking, 41, hurl Jack Russel terrier Edie onto a paving slab from shoulder height after it knocked over her cup of coffee. The terrified dog is then punched …

Sheriff: At Least 12 Arrested for Animal Sacrifice in Texas

April 5, 2018 0 Comments

‘It appears that they were having some sort of unknown ritual’ (NEWSER) – Authorities in Texas have arrested at least a dozen people for animal cruelty after interrupting what they believe was ritual sacrifice, the AP reports. According to the San Antonio Express-News, Bexar County sheriff’s deputies found dead and dismembered animals in a San Antonio-area home Friday night …

Sherif: At Least 12 Arrested for Animal Sacrifice in Texas *’It appears that they were having some sort of unknown ritual’

March 21, 2018 0 Comments

(NEWSER) – Authorities in Texas have arrested at least a dozen people for animal crueltyafter interrupting what they believe was ritual sacrifice, the AP reports. According to the San Antonio Express-News, Bexar County sheriff‘s deputies found dead and dismembered animals in a San Antonio-area home Friday night after receiving calls that animals were being sacrificed. Sgt. Elizabeth Gonzalez says that deputies saw more …

Pregnant alpaca among three of the animals beaten to death on Buckinghamshire farm

March 8, 2018 0 Comments

‘We can’t process the evilness of it all’ The owners of an alpaca farm in Buckinghamshire have been left “heartbroken and devastated” after three of their animals were found brutally beaten to death. Two of the creatures, Pleasance and Gabrielle, who was pregnant, were found dead in their shelter on 6 January. A four-month-old alpaca named Ragamuffin was also found dead …

Animals being KILLED by mindless litter louts

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

PETS and wild creatures are being killed or left suffering horrendous injuries because of the mindless actions of litter louts. Every two hours a call goes through to an emergency hotline to report an animal being harmed by rubbish. Shocking photographs of a hedgehog garroted by an elastic band and a seal left floundering by …

Puppy ‘hammer attack’: Row in court as man faces animal cruelty charge

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

A ROW has broken out in a courtroom during the appearance of a man charged in connection with an alleged hammer attack on an 11-week-old puppy. The 23-year-old man’s mother clashed with animal rights activists inside the court after angry remarks were shouted at her son. Kyle Keegan, of Gilpins Manor, Lurgan, Co Armagh, appeared …

Animal cruelty: Puppy dumped on a freezing night with both ears MUTILATED

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

TERRIFIED and freezing, this adorable puppy was left shivering on a doorstep after being horrifically mutilated. The sad-eyed 10 week old lurcher had parts of both ears cut off before being dumped on one of the coldest nights of the year. Luckily, the young dog, who has now been named Marlowe, was only saved when …