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.
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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.
Two colonies of wild boar in the United Kingdom are under imminent threat of being culled. Animal Aid UK reports on their ongoing fight to save the boar and how you can get involved.
Any time of year is perfect for ditching animal products – but January offers the incentive to try something new, and there are lots of good reasons to give it a go.
A ride on a horse-drawn vehicle might at first appear to be a romantic, nostalgic journey to a bygone era when cars and buses were absent. However, this industry is actually fraught with potentially serious problems for both animal welfare and public safety.
As Christmas approaches, Animal Aid UK implores everyone to spread this season of goodwill to animals.
Parkinson’s UK will provide more than £780,000 for work which will include testing a drug on marmosets. The usual way to ‘model’ Parkinson’s Disease in monkeys is to inject them with a toxic chemical which results in terrible symptoms, including paralysis, total loss (or extreme slowness) of movement, rigidity, loss of vocalization and uncontrollable tremors.
Many people don’t worry about the suffering that mice experience when they’re used in research, even people who oppose experiments on other species, such as dogs or primates. Mice are intelligent, social animals who feel pain. There is no reason their suffering matters less than that of other species. Mice matter and they need your help.