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 …

Mink hunt stopped

Brilliant footage taken by Manchester Hunt Sabs On Saturday 6th August, along with Nottingham Hunt Saboteurs , Sheffield Hunt Saboteurs , and Calder Valley Hunt Saboteurs we shut down a meet of the criminal Dove Valley Mink Hunt. The Mink Hunting season runs from approximately April to October. If you see suspicious activity along a …

Man sentenced over ‘abhorrent’ animal abuse after attacking fox with garden fork

1st August 2022 Outside of the court, Correspondent Rupert Evelyn asked Paul O'Shea if he was remorseful for his acts WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Described as an “abhorrent” case of animal abuse, secret filming revealed Paul O’Shea capturing a fox with his terrier and using a garden fork to eventually remove it from the dog's …

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, …

Hunt supporter sentenced after stabbing fox with garden fork in Pattiswick

1st August 2022 A MAN who stabbed a fox with a garden fork in Pattiswick will have to complete 200 hours of unpaid service after he admitted animal cruelty. Paul O’Shea, 49, of Mount Bures, had previously admitted hunting a wild mammal with dogs and causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal. He was sentenced …

Two blood sports — one pursued by macho types who risk their lives, the other by cowardly types who take no risk at all

A letter from John Fitzgerald: 22nd July 2022 The tragic deaths of three men in Spanish bull running have re-focused attention on a practice that is hazardous to humans and immensely cruel to animals. Every year people are gored, fatally or otherwise while subjecting bulls to run through populated to run built-up areas, a deeply …