Company director fined more than £9000 for damaging a badger sett

The director of a construction company has been fined £9,350 after allowing a worker to damage a badger sett at a housing development in Aberdeen. 21st September 2022 Bruce Allan, from Kintore and director of Malcolm Allan Housebuilders, was sentenced at Aberdeen Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to a breach of the Protection of Badgers …

Evil Gamekeeper jailed after using dogs to fight badgers and foxes

Rhys Davies was sentenced after vets examined terriers kept at his tied cottage on Millden estate in Scotland. 1st August 2022 A former gamekeeper at one of Scotland’s best-known grouse moors has been jailed for eight months and banned for owning dogs for 15 years, after using dogs to fight badgers and foxes. Rhys Davies, …

Terriermen abandon their appeal against conviction for interfering with an active badger sett

Message from Devon County Hunt Sabs 4th July 2022 Last year two terriermen for the Eggesford Hunt were convicted for interfering with an active badger sett. Seward Folland and Nathan Bowes were due to attend Exeter Crown Court today to appeal their conviction but they made a last-minute decision to abandon their appeal. The case …

Man guilty of causing suffering to his dog, Vegas, and killing deer

27th May 2022 A man from Kent has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to his dog and killing a deer. Mark Bond, 39, of Mayfair Avenue, Maidstone has been given a suspended prison sentence and banned from keeping animals. Bond's acts were uncovered following an RSPCA investigation into hare coursing in Suffolk which …

Man jailed after ‘worst example’ of animal fighting Scottish SPCA has ever seen

A man has been jailed and banned from owning animals ‘indefinitely’ after the ‘worst example' of animal fighting Scottish SPCA has ever seen. 24th May 2022 Callum Muir, 25, of Logangate Terrace, Logan, used his three dogs, terrier Pip, lurcher Bella and bull lurcher Mig to fight badgers and foxes. After receiving intelligence that he …

Gamekeeper convicted for animal cruelty in relation to badger baiting

From Raptor Persecution UK 6th May 2022 Millden Estate (Angus Glens) gamekeeper convicted for animal cruelty in relation to badger baiting The long-running criminal case against a gamekeeper from Millden Estate in the Angus Glens was partially completed yesterday. Rhys Davies, 28, pleaded guilty at Forfar Sheriff Court to a number of offences relating to …