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RSPCA Reports Rise in Animal Cruelty

The RSPCA investigated more than 400 allegations of animal cruelty per day last year – an increase of almost 5% compared to the previous 12 months. In figures released today, the RSPCA says it received 1.15million calls last year, averaging … Continue reading

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Millions of Animals Unprotected by EU law

Huge flaws in animal welfare policies in Europe have been uncovered, which campaigners say are putting millions of animals under unneccessary suffering. A new European Parliament report shows slow progress on EU animal welfare policies and legislation has major negative … Continue reading

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Thai-Based Animal Welfare Organisation Soi Dog Foundation Wins at Prestigious British Charity Film Awards Ceremony

“People’s Choice” Award for Short Film of Thai Dog Who Had Front Legs Hacked Off With A Sword Soi Dog Foundation, the Thai-based street dog and cat welfare organisation responsible for fighting the Asian dog meat trade, was awarded the … Continue reading

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Three-Month-Old Puppy Dumped After Couple Break Up

A three-month-old puppy, who was purchased as a present, but no longer wanted, has finally found her happily ever after thanks to The Mayhew Animal Home. A young woman originally bought the Jack Russell Terrier cross, named Ella by Mayhew … Continue reading

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Animal Testing Charity To Present Petition To Parliament

Run Free Alliance – the UK’s only registered charity dedicated to the welfare and protection of dogs used in clinical testing – will this Thursday visit Number 10 Downing Street, to present a petition in excess of 135,000 signatures to … Continue reading

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Tragedy Of Sickly Dogs As Online Puppy Trade Soars

Half of puppies bought online without being seen by their new owners first are falling sick, as almost half of people (45 per cent) suspect their pup could have come from a puppy farm. People opting to buy puppies online … Continue reading

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Study Reveals 98% Of Vets Asked To Euthanise Healthy Pets

Almost all companion animal vets have been asked to euthanise healthy pets, with half (53%) saying this was not a rare occurrence and 98% of those who had been asked to euthanise a healthy pet citing the owner’s reason as … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Support Campaign To Halt Unregulated Internet Puppy Trade

This video by international animal charity FOUR PAWS calls for classified ad sites to improve their procedures for selling pets online.  FOUR PAWS research discovered that sick, dangerous and illegal animals are sadly still commonly being sold online. Visit http://www.petdeception.org/en … Continue reading

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Tiny Kitten Has Miraculous Escape From Shoebox

A six-week-old kitten that was taped inside a shoebox in Essex has been rescued by a quick-witted member of the public who alerted the RSPCA. The kitten, now named Loubi – short for Louboutin – was found inside the cardboard … Continue reading

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