Police release image of man following badger sett incident at Old Dalby

Police have released an image of a man they believe can help with their investigation into an incident of a badger sett being tampered with at Old Dalby. Wednesday, 1st April 2020 They have described the filling in of the sett. which happened sometime overnight on Monday December 9, as ‘an act of appalling cruelty’. …

Badger baiting: Jamie Rush wins conviction appeal

A man who was convicted of badger baiting has won an appeal against a court's verdict. Jamie Rush was one of four men found guilty in October of attempting to kill or take badgers in Pembrokeshire. He was jailed for 22 weeks after a trial at Cardiff Crown Court, following an undercover investigation by BBC …

Depraved Scots thug caged after forcing dogs to compete in barbaric badger baiting

Conran Connor used three dogs for taking part in brutal clashes with the animals in rural Lanarkshire. 6th February 2020 A thug who admitted keeping dogs to compete in barbaric badger baiting contests has now been jailed for 21 weeks. Conran Connor, of Wishaw, Lanarkshire used three dogs for taking part in brutal clashes with the …

‘It is gratuitous killing for fun’ – Four ‘suspicious’ men with dogs spotted ‘badger baiting’ at beauty spot

An animal welfare charity is appealing for information after four 'suspicious' men with dogs were spotted badger baiting at a beauty spot. A dog walker reported the incident, which took place on land off Audley Road near Alsager Golf and Country Club, to the RSPCA which has launched an investigation. Badger baiting involves a dog …

Gainsborough man spared jail after admitting badger baiting offences in Nottinghamshire

23rd October 2019 A Gainsborough man has been given a suspended prison sentence and banned from keeping dogs for five years after admitting two badger baiting charges in a Nottinghamshire village. Ryan Smith 26, of Noel Street, pleaded guilty to interfering with a badger sett and attempting to kill a badger, when he appeared before …

Smirking man banned from keeping dogs after terriers found injured from suspected ‘badger baiting’

12th October 2019 A man has been banned from keeping dogs for two years after five of his dogs were found with serious injuries consistent with illegal fighting with badgers. Anthony Oakes, 33, appeared at Kirklees Magistrates Court this week and admitted causing unnecessary suffering by failing to take the dogs to a vet. Back …