A passer-by witnessed the attack as he was walking along Sandpiper Close in Walthamstow, east London, at about 11.30am on Sunday, June 5.He saw the teenager on a silver scooter attack the bird, stayed with the injured pigeon and reported it to the RSPCA.Animal Rescue Officers (AROs) arrived at the scene shortly afterwards and could see the terrified bird hiding behind a fence near the tree with a badly broken wing.
The outpouring of support for Buddy the cat and the effort to bring the offenders to justice has been overwhelming,” Julie Klim, CEO of the Pennsylvania SPCA, told TODAY in a statement.
Tyler Hastings Berry was arrested after hotel workers found two dead puppies in a room he checked out of (Picture: Austin Police Department)A man allegedly tortured and killed puppies and dogs in multiple hotel rooms after finding the canines on Facebook.
Harrowing pictures show Tiggy in an emaciated state with protruding ribs after an animal welfare officer from Northumberland County Council visited the couple’s home in Blyth in December 2019.Tiggy was found in a terrible state (Picture: NorthumberlandCountyCouncil/SWNS)Patterson and Milburn both admitted unnecessary suffering to a protected animal at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.
Dale, 60, who is backing the Daily Express Green Britain Needs You campaign, said: "Millions of Brits will be shocked and disgusted to discover how hunts are treating their dogs, and will be horrified to find out their lights might be puppy-powered.".
RSPCA inspector Nicole Broster said: ‘This is such a tragic incident and it broke my heart that such a tiny puppy was left to suffer so much, and knowing he had been abandoned all alone when he was in such desperate need of help.
Many owners have reported their animals ‘trembling’ and ‘shaking’ for days after firework displays have finished (Pictures: Images)As the temperatures get colder and the days get shorter, people turn to Halloween, Bonfire Night, Christmas and New Year’s Eve to get them through.
The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, 26, and his fiancée, Brittany Matthews, 26, dressed the whole family as characters from Disney's "Cruella" — with little Sterling wearing a cute Dalmatian dog costume.
Nottinghamshire Police said there is ‘growing alarm over the threat of dog theft’ as they revealed the new role following warnings from charities.
Jian Karlos Ortiz Mendez, 34, has been charged with 11 counts of aggravated animal cruelty (Picture: Hernando County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook)A 34-year-old man allegedly sold sick puppies to excited new owners days before they died at their new homes.
James Franklin, 26, has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty (Picture: Ouachita Correctional Center)An alleged animal abuser has been accused of shooting a dog dead after it chased his car when he drove past the owner’s house.
Bhagavan "Doc" Antle , the owner of Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina, has been charged by a grand jury in Frederick County with one felony count of wildlife trafficking and one felony count of conspiracy to wildlife traffic as well as 13 misdemeanor charges, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced in a news release on Friday.
After thousands started working from home demand shot up for puppies, meaning smugglers are making big profits (Picture: Getty)Coronavirus restrictions are creating the perfect storm for puppy smugglers to thrive, with the price for popular breeds reaching record levels.
The sickening photos were taken by Watchdog Thailand at puppy farms in the Bang Bua Thong district and the city of Chiang Mai. The images show pooches in tiny wire cages, while others are painfully skinny and appear to have been starved.
But on the on the ground, animal activists across the country are facing the problem of abandonment of pets which has increased rapidly during the lockdown.It is illogical to abandon a dog especially at a time when animals can be great companions for people who are in quarantine," she adds.
The RSPCA has launched an emergency appeal amid the coronavirus outbreak (Image: RSPCA) The charity is appealing for donations as it continues to rescue and care for animals during the pandemic (Image: RSPCA)“We are facing immense challenges and huge pressures on strained resources, but our hugely dedicated teams are out there dealing with emergencies and our centres continue to deliver vital care to thousands of animals, with more expected in the coming weeks.
A python has been found dead, slit open along the length of its body, while another was found in pieces, prompting an investigation at a nature reserve in Scotland .The first snake discovered had been slit up the stomach, the full length of its body.