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HORIFYING Illegal animal fights ‘absolutely rife’ in Scotland, investigators say 28th November 2020 ILLEGAL animal fights are “absolutely rife” across Scotland, inv­estigators revealed. A crackdown has seen dozens of brutes snared for setting killer dogs on innocent badgers, foxes, deer and even cats. But the Scottish SPCA said the horrific practice is currently more widespread …

Man banned from keeping animals for life after admitting badger baiting offences

26th November 2020 Robert King, from Motherwell, was found guilty on two counts under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 and of causing an animal fight to take place, whereby one of the dogs was so severely injured it required to be euthanised. A Motherwell man has been banned from keeping animals for life after …

Man from Flintshire found guilty of badger baiting sentenced to 20 weeks imprisonment

18th November 2020 A Flintshire man has been sentenced to 20 weeks imprisonment after he was found guilty of badger baiting and causing dogs to suffer with their injuries. Damien Sweeney, 34, of Maes Glyndwr, Treuddyn, was found guilty on 12 charges – eight under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and four under the Protection …

Man handed suspended jail term after interfering with badger sett

13th January 2020 A Tonypandy man has been handed a suspended jail sentence and banned from keeping animals after admitting interference with a badger sett near Whitland. Matthew Howell Jones, 38, of Jones Street, also admitted failing to get urgent veterinary treatment for his dog, with the black terrier struggling with ‘very worrying’ injuries that …

Sickening video shows dog owner ordering pets to maul badger to death

WARNING: This report contains distressing pictures and videos 25th September 2020 Shocking messages uncovered a large hunting group who participated in barbaric, cruel and illegal blood sports. A string of the text messages on WhatsApp had led to investigating officers finding sickening videos of two dogs setting upon a defenceless badger. The group also contained …

No jail for member of hunting gang Callum Frew

19th September 2020 The final member of a gang of hunters has been disqualified from keeping animals and handed a suspended sentence for "inflicting pain and suffering on innocent wildlife". Callum Frew, 23, of Flimby Brow, Flimby, appeared at the magistrates’ court in Workington this week after previously admitting three offences, alongside four men who …

Badger killers caught after man investigated for different crime

4th August 2020 THE RSPCA has revealed how cruel badger killers were only snared after one of them was arrested for a different crime. Releasing shocking images of the men for the first time, the animal welfare charity has condemned the barbaric cruelty as four men were handed suspended sentences for welfare against badgers and …

Secret urban badger baiting groups operating in woods of Scots towns

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES - Networks of primitive hunters are getting their vile kicks by watching their dogs maul badgers in woods on the edge of towns in Fife, Ayrshire and Lanarkshire. 27th July 2020 The growing menace of urban badger baiters is being tackled by a team of amateur detectives. Networks of primitive hunters are operating in woodlands on …