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

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 […]

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Court remands 2 men over alleged cruelty to donkey

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 […]

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Sheriff: At Least 12 Arrested for Animal Sacrifice in Texas

‘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 […]

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

(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 […]

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

‘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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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