Labour party promises to eliminate foxhunting for good to win over rural voters

Labour vows to end foxhunting for good and win over rural voters when elected at the next general election

As a freethinking animal advocate, I am delighted to read that the Labour Party in the UK has promised to end foxhunting for good within its first term after the forthcoming general election which Labour is expected to win with a substantial majority. Polls indicate …

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How do I apply for a Certificate of Exemption to keep an XL bully dog in England and Wales?

American Bully XL dog breed

The UK government tells us that from February 1, 2024 it will be a criminal offence to own an XL bully dog in England and Wales unless your dog has a valid certificate of exemption. Also, from 31 December 2023, it will be against the …

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Tying up your dog outside the supermarket is illegal in Spain (€10,000 fine!)

A crime in Spain to leave your dog tied up outside the supermarket

The Times reports a rather surprising animal welfare law which apparently has just come into force in Spain which makes tying up your dog outside the supermarket while you pop in a crime. And it’s punishable by a hefty fine of a maximum €10,000 ($10,500). …

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California’s municipal shelters must release dogs to animal rescue organizations

Dog shelter worker

The infographic from the No Kill Advocacy Center spells out the obligations of California’s municipal shelters when there is a request from an animal adoption or rescue organization to take a dog or dogs. There are only three very specific circumstances under which the municipal …

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Canadian police officer kills a deer with an axe in suburbia on video in plain sight

Canadian police officer kills an injured deer with an axe in suburbia on video

NEWS AND COMMENT: I am very critical of these police officers’ behavior and police behavior generally in this post. This is sheer horror and the horror was committed by a police officer of the Ontario Provincial Police. A resident, Marcey Danae, saw the brutal killing …

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