The badger cull is unscientific and cruel and has been pushed by the dairy industry, which has failed to adequately address its own shortcomings and responsibility for the spread of bovine tuberculosis.
Author Animal Aid UK
As part of research partly funded by the UK’s Ministry of Defence, rats were shot in the eyes and then killed, all without any form of pain relief.
186 horses died in England in 2019 as a direct result of racing. This alarming figure shows no sign of improvement in comparison to the fatality records over recent years.
Our society needs a new kind of conservation, one that dispenses with scapegoating and with trying to regulate species numbers through large-scale destruction.
This shocking number of individual victims were killed over a period of 4,645 days, which equates to the death of a horse almost every other day on British racecourses.
Race horses are the only animals in the UK who can be legally beaten in public in the course of a “sporting” event.
UK military medics are being sent to Denmark to take part in exercises involving pigs being given “bullet and blast wounds.” The animals are killed at the end of the experiments.
An investigation has exposed shocking cruelty and suffering at a slaughterhouse in Wales, where activists are calling for mandatory video surveillance in all slaughterhouses in the country.
Animal Aid UK has discovered terrible ways in which animals are made to suffer in warfare experiments at secret government laboratory Porton Down.
Owners breed speculatively, hoping to produce an ‘X Factor’ champion. When horses come up short – as most inevitably will – there is a good chance that they will be disposed of.
There is no humane meat. Animal Aid UK explains how animal products labeled as organic and free-range still mean cruelty and suffering for animals.
Pressure Builds on Cheltenham and the British Horseracing Authority to Suspend Racing as Three Horses Killed
On the last day of the Cheltenham Festival, two more horses lost their lives. Animal Aid demands an end to all future racing at Cheltenham, and calls for the British Horseracing Authority to be removed as the welfare regulator of race horses.