Category Archives: Animal Welfare

Prosecutions For Hunting Increase

One person, on average, every week is prosecuted under the Hunting Act, and almost two-thirds are found guilty Official figures released today reveal more individuals were prosecuted for hunting with dogs last year (2013), than in any other since the … Continue reading

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Princes William and Harry go hunting before launching wildlife campaign

The 31-year-old royal was pictured arriving in Spain with his brother Prince Harry yesterday as they prepared for a weekend of shooting on a posh private estate in Cordoba. The siblings looked delighted as they were greeted by friends at … Continue reading

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Colombia Ban Wild Animals in Circuses

Following in the footsteps of other South American countries (Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Paraguay), Colombia today announced a ban on the use of wild animals in any travelling or stationary circuses. The passage of the Bill comes after a six … Continue reading

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The Grand National. You Bet. They Die.

I hope none of my friends choose to fund animal cruelty by taking a punt today. Sadly, animals don’t have this freedom of choice. Already one horse has died during this year’s three-day Aintree event… “Just half way through the … Continue reading

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A Minority Pastime

What do you call an organised group of adults who illegally chase & kill animals for fun? A Minority Pastime, by Bafta and Emmy award nominee Michael Dixon, follows countryside dweller Denise Ward into the world of organised crime as … Continue reading

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