Exotic pets are popular in the UK. The word “exotic” means wild animal in this context. Under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act licences were issued… Read More »UK law on keeping wild animals needs to be overhauled
“If the governor signs it, a bill that has passed the California legislature will end businesses that “house hundreds of dogs, mostly greyhounds, for the… Read More »Hundreds of dogs, mostly greyhounds, housed for the sole purpose of draining their blood
The government of Israel has banned the sale of fur in the fashion industry. In doing so, they are the first country to outlaw fur… Read More »Israel, the first country to ban the sale of most fur clothing
To be clear, it can be a crime if a dog owner allows their dog to bite a postman when delivering post through the letterbox in the UK.
A ruling by the U.S. District Court in Little Rock, Arkansas was made after a five-day trial by jury concerning whether or not a disabled… Read More »U.S. Federal jury unanimously decides disabled veteran can take his service dog to work
NEWS AND COMMENT-TEL AVIV: Tel Aviv-Jaffa City Council have taken a bold step in improving the standards of dog ownership. They say that as much… Read More »Identifying irresponsible dog owners through DNA profiling of dog poo
TEWSKBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, USA – NEWS AND COMMENT: The words in the title are those of Vilmaria Maldonado who treats three six-month-old goats as pets on… Read More »This is like someone asking you to kill your cat or dog
Yes, peregrine falcons are protected in the UK by law. An excellent example of that protection is currently published in today’s The Times newspaper. Network… Read More »Are peregrine falcons protected in the UK?
I’m prompted to write this article because of a well publicised story in The Times newspaper today about a QC’s dog savaging a beloved local… Read More »What is the UK law on dogs attacking animals?
In a kind of a rant, Jeremy Paxman has admitted to enjoying shooting grey squirrels with an air rifle while sat on his crapper with… Read More »Jeremy Paxman shoots grey squirrels sat on his toilet
NEWS AND COMMENT: At an employment tribunal, the applicant, Robert Pawlak, a professor of neuroscience at the University of Exeter, alleged that Deborah Galley illegally… Read More »University laboratory manager allegedly decapitated over 200 mice
The Kennel Club, who run the world-famous Crufts dog show, have criticised the government and the new rules regarding travelling with dogs between the UK… Read More »Nasty EU Commissioners make pet travel between Britain and EU unnecessarily difficult
It is perfectly legal to own or have custody of a raccoon in Texas. There is no law preventing a person from owning a raccoon as a pet in Texas as at the date of this article.
In the UK it is a crime to intentionally kill or injure birds of prey under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, with a sentence… Read More »Buzzards allegedly intentionally killed in Kneeton, Nottinghamshire
The UK is going through the last phases of Brexit negotiations. On 1 January 2021 the country leaves the European Union. It’s a complex process… Read More »European Union refuses to grant Part 1 listed status for pet travel after UK leaves EU
China feels that they have been unfairly criticised by the international community which has allowed their undiplomatic diplomats to behave like wolf warriors to use… Read More »China’s undiplomatic diplomats liken themselves to wolf warriors