The government has responded to the #DontForgetAnimals petition for the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill to be taken through Parliament and made into law without delay. It is an encouraging response, but action is needed.
When the weather starts to get warmer, Instagram gets flooded with posts about dogs in cars, don’t walk your dog in the heat, signs of heatstroke - and it’s great to see it! But what about our other pets? Let’s take a look...
Contributor: Rory Cowlam
Pain and behaviour issues are both very common in our dogs. 'Unwanted behaviours’ are the leading cause of death in dogs under three in the UK; 33-80% of all behaviour cases are believed to have a source of underlying pain.
Author: Sophie White
Contributor: The Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC)
Sea turtles in Florida are dealing with a peculiar challenge caused by climate change: a steep gender imbalance. Record-breaking heat has resulted in an overwhelming majority of female sea turtles being born.
A man who poisoned two cats was referred to Cardiff Crown Court for sentencing - a first for an animal cruelty case, according to the RSPCA. It follows the coming into force of the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Act 2021 last year.
A family of nine spider monkeys, including two babies, have made their return to the rainforest following their rescue from an illegal zoo in eastern Peru, where they were 'crammed into a cage to entertain visitors'.
Three puppies whose ears were illegally cropped were described as being in a 'semi-comatose state' when Staffordshire police found them at a property in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, in November 2020. Three people have been sentenced.