We should all be sickened by incidents of animal cruelty such as this, but does violent behaviour towards animals point to a much bigger problem?
Mention dog fighting and most people’s blood begins to boil, and if you weren’t fuming already this lenient sentence should really do the trick.
An undercover animal rights activist managed to infiltrate a pork processing plant and the resulting video is a shock to the system.
I absolutely abhor this activity and think it should be banned and that the Spaniards should just stick to La Tomatina. Nothing says ‘peace’ like throwing thousands of tomatoes in the streets.
Much controversy surrounds places that keep wild animals in captivity, and the likes of PETA work hard to show what happens behind the scenes.
People can really be silly sometimes. And sometimes we really get a kick (no pun intended) out of doing stupid things. Often we’re caught up in the moment, and can only look back on what we’ve done and shake our heads.
Ivory poachers have killed one of the biggest and most well-known elephants in the world, leaving the death of Satao as a real loss to the wildlife world.
Children and porn are always bound to make headlines – and rightly so, children are far too often abused and taken advantage of because they are young, adventurous and naive. Combine that with a very bizarre sexual fetish and you have yourself a huge scandal for Edgemead High…
A South African ‘ship of shame,’ is set to leave for a journey at sea this week. These ships have been under fire since Carte Blanche exposed the animal cruelty on these ships.
Behold the royal mug shot of Romanian Pricess, Princess Irina. She has been arrested for masterminding a large cockfighting ring in Eastern Oregon, because what else is there to do in Oregon?
In a rather feeble attempt to garner attention for the plight of abused animals everywhere, PETA has launched an adult content site peta.xxx [NSFW, sort of]. The site has been in the pipeline for a while now, and features porn stars like Ron Jeremy and Jenna Jameson. Although, to be honest, there is harder porn on late night E-tv.
Over the weekend, roughly 300 dogs were rescued from secret woodland kennels just south of Manila. They were part of an illegal online gambling operation in which players outside the Philippines bet on dogs fighting at a clandestine compound. But this is not the animals’ happy ending, as many of them are too injured or too wild to rehabilitate.
Peta, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has launched a lawsuit against SeaWorld in which five killer whales have been named as the plaintiffs. The court case argues that they deserve the same constitutional protection from slavery as humans.
The Beagle Freedom Project rescues dogs that are bred and used for lab testing. These dogs are born in laboratories and live in cages their whole lives. The project recently rescued 40 dogs, between ages four and seven, who have never seen outside sunlight.
Bukelwa Mbulawa, a cleaner at Luhlaza Secondary School in Khayelitsha, is an animal rights hero. On realising a stray dog was being buried alive by two colleagues on the school field, Bukelwa called animal welfare organisation International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to alert them to what was going down. The dog was saved and later called Warrior. IFAW says she’s a hero. But Bukelwa has now been fired.
A red-tailed hawk from the San Francisco Botanical Gardens miraculously survived after being shot on purpose by someone with a nail gun. For almost a week after incurring the injury, the nail extended from its cheek through the front of its head. He was rescued over the weekend and is currently being cared for at the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley in San Jose.
About 1000 Thai dogs – destined to be cooked and eaten in Vietnam – escaped a gruesome fate when they were rescued by police before the weekend. As you’ll see from the video, they were stuffed into tiny cages, stacked high in scores of crates. Even though the story has a happy ending, please be warned that the visuals are very disturbing.
A stray collie named Star has managed to survive despite being bound and shot in the head 40 times before being buried alive. She managed to wriggle her way to the surface of the shallow grave she’d been left in to die. It is near impossible not to judge the kind of “people” responsible for this, but at least the story has a good ending.
The Russian donkey that won worldwide sympathy last July after being forced to parasail has died of a heart attack. The donkey, named Anapka, made headlines when she was attached to a parachute at a Russian beach and launched into the sky for an outrageous promotional stunt. I guess that’s where we’re different, in Russia they use donkeys, and over here we use Trevor Noah.
There’s literally no excuse for getting drunk and taking pictures of your team-mate’s Labrador performing a sex act on you, as Canberra Raiders winger, Joel Monaghan did. I’ve tried and I can’t think of a single scenario where that would be an appropriate course of action.