Dog fighter walks free from court because he’s due to become a FATHER

Kerry Evans convicted over Pit Bull Terrier 'dog fighting' One of the Pit Bull Terrier type dogs seized by the RSPCA Pit Bull Terriers are a banned breed in the UK under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 A Merthyr Tydfil man has been given a suspended jail term after he was convicted of keeping Pit …

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Father and sons plead guilty to dog fighting charges

A father and two sons from east Belfast have pleaded guilty to charges linked to animal cruelty and animal fighting. Jeremiah Kirkwood (43) and his sons Christopher (23) and Wayne (20), who are all from Island Street, appeared in the dock of Belfast Crown Court on Tuesday. All three originally faced a total of 15 …

Leader of illegal blood-sports ring gets life ban on keeping animals

THE leader of an illegal badger baiting ring has been banned from owning dogs for life after being convicted under new animal cruelty laws. Andrew Mullen was found to have a haul of photographs showing images of dogs fighting badgers, foxes and deer when his home was raided by police and animal welfare officers following …