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Fury over birthday parties offer ‘horse painting’ for kids in Florida

Animal rights activists have reacted with fury to a new craze in Florida, US in which horses are painted by children at birthday parties.  Animal welfare groups have warned that businesses offering horse painting are creating a risk to the horses’ health and say the parties are likely to cause extreme distress for the animals.  …

Bill to ban puppy mills fails over fears for pet store owners

A bill which aimed to ban high-turnover puppy and kitten mills has failed to pass in Colorado due to fears over the impact it would have on pet store owners.  Animal welfare activists had fought for House Bill 1084 to improve regulations and conditions for cats and dogs.  Initially it had high hopes to block …

Vegan activists hijack ‘Februdairy’ with massive ad campaign revealing the brutality of the dairy industry

Vegan activists have hijacked the dairy industry ‘Februdairy’ initiative with a huge advertising campaign to expose the reality behind animal farming.  Billboards have been launched in ten major cities across the UK to counter the campaign in attempts to make Februdairy fail. Februdairy encourages farmers and dairy consumers to promote positive messages about the industry, …

Vegan protesters target free range egg aisle at Sainsbury’s and Aldi following harrowing investigation at ‘ethical’ farm

Vegan activists in Brighton, UK have completed a series of protests, including at supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Aldi, in which they targeted the free range egg aisle. Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) protesters also visited Hisbe, which markets itself as an ethical supermarket but still sells meat, eggs and dairy products.  Video footage of the dramatic demonstrations …

Trophy hunting expeditions push polar bears close to extinction

Controversial polar bear hunting expeditions are pushing the species rapidly towards extinction, a leading conservationist has warned.  Polar bears face mounting difficulties as global warming destroys their habitats and food sources. While humans are driving climate change and forcing polar bears towards extinction, the extent of a shocking hunting industry has been exposed.  Wildlife photographer …

UK slaughterhouses increase killing for overseas market despite boom in veganism

The number of animals being slaughtered in the UK is on the rise despite a rapid rise in veganism. While consumers turn their backs on meat and more people adopt plant-based, vegetarian and flexitarian diets than ever before, farms are turning to overseas markets and have even managed to upscale operations.  Latest figures from the …

Outrage as 8 starving horses found amid 27 ‘slowly decomposing’ corpses at farm

Animal rights activists in Australia are furious with the inaction of government officials after eight skeletal horses were found at an abandoned farm alongside 27 dead animals.  Animal Liberation Queensland revealed devastating images of malnourished horses at a local farm.  They claim the horses were discovered and accused the Department of Agriculture of ‘little action’ …

Donkeys ‘to go extinct’ in Kenya by 2023 as 1,000 are slaughtered every day for their skin

Donkeys are expected to be extinct in Kenya by 2023 as the animals are being increasingly slaughtered on mass to sell their skins in China.  Experts from the Africa Network for Animal Welfare have warned that population numbers are in sharp decline with 600,000 remaining in the country in 2019 – down from 1.8 million …

‘Extinct’ black panther rediscovered in Sri Lanka

Wildlife authorities in Sri Lanka have discovered a black panther species which for many years was believed to be extinct.  The Sri Lankan Panther has been a mystery for many years and sightings throughout recent history have been very rare due to the low population numbers and solitary nature of the animals.  The Sri Lankan …

Conscious geese choked, crushed and suffocated at former Canada Goose supplier

Animal rights activists have exposed a farm which used to supply Canada Goose for abusing geese and leaving them in feces-covered crates for up to 24 hours without food or water. A shocking investigation by PETA reveals workers grabbed visibly terrified geese by the neck and shoved them in filthy cages.  The harrowing footage also …

WATCH: Animals ‘electrocuted for fun’ at so-called ‘humane, organic’ slaughterhouse

Animal rights activists have released undercover footage from a slaughterhouse in Spain where workers gave animals electric shocks ‘for fun’. The investigation into a farm which claims to be ‘humane and organic’ reveals horrific treatment of animals, including violent abuse and animals being left to bleed to death at the Madrid slaughterhouse. Activists from Equalia …

Chinese food market blamed for coronavirus outbreak sold koala, snake and wolf pup meat

A food market in Wuhan at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak was selling koalas, snakes and wolf pups for human consumption, it has been revealed. Huanan Seafood Market is in the centre of the city where the virus originated and Chinese officials have exposed the market for selling wild animals.  Coronivirus has now killed …