Dog forced to have eyes removed after acid attack by thugs 'life will never be the same'

Dog forced to have eyes removed after acid attack by thugs 'life will never be the same'

(Image: Facebook/Mandy Garner)In the UK, a new animal cruelty bill was passed by MPs last month which increased sentences from a maximum six months to up to five years in jail.

Dog theft specialist officer appointed as cases surge

Dog theft specialist officer appointed as cases surge

Nottinghamshire Police said there is ‘growing alarm over the threat of dog theft’ as they revealed the new role following warnings from charities.

‘Animal abuser, 34, sold sick puppies who died days later at new homes’

‘Animal abuser, 34, sold sick puppies who died days later at new homes’

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.

‘Animal abuser killed stranger’s dog for chasing his car’

‘Animal abuser killed stranger’s dog for chasing his car’

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.

Doc Antle from 'Tiger King' charged with animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking

Doc Antle from 'Tiger King' charged with animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking

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.

End this cruelty! Heartbreaking images show starving dogs in 'despicable' puppy farms

End this cruelty! Heartbreaking images show starving dogs in 'despicable' puppy farms

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.

#Coronacrisis: Cases of abandoned pets rise, activists urge people not to fall prey to misinformation

#Coronacrisis: Cases of abandoned pets rise, activists urge people not to fall prey to misinformation

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.

RSPCA launches emergency appeal to keep rescuers on frontline amid coronavirus outbreak

RSPCA launches emergency appeal to keep rescuers on frontline amid coronavirus outbreak

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.

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

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.

Meet Hulk, the lime green puppy taking the internet by storm

Meet Hulk, the lime green puppy taking the internet by storm

Although Stamey was initially “freaked out a little bit” by Hulk’s color, she remembered seeing a Facebook post from years ago in which someone posted a similar story about their dog, and said that the coloring was not harmful to the puppies.

Animal cruelty horror: Heartbreaking end for helpless dogs at puppy farms exposed

Animal cruelty horror: Heartbreaking end for helpless dogs at puppy farms exposed

Their welfare was completely compromised as the puppies were left “damaged” and “at risk”.Mr Abraham said: “When I went undercover in puppy farms, it’s basically dogs kept as agricultural animals which obviously they’re not designed to be.

Poisoned beagles slowly die in pools of blood at ‘German lab’

Poisoned beagles slowly die in pools of blood at ‘German lab’

A beagle cowers in the corner of its caged enclosure, lying in a pool of its own blood (Picture: Cruelty Free International and SOKO Tierschutz)A shocking undercover investigation has found dozens of beagles slowly dying in bloodied cages, allegedly held in a German laboratory.

Violinist's music calms dogs recovering from abuse at ASPCA

Violinist's music calms dogs recovering from abuse at ASPCA

ASPCAKris Lindsay, senior director at the ASPCA, said Agee’s music has been a wonderful addition to the storytelling program.“It’s really incredible to watch the impact his music has on the dogs and how quickly they respond,” she told TODAY.Energetic dogs soon settle down while listening to Agee play the violin.

Hunt for woman who stubbed cigarette out in puppy’s eye

Hunt for woman who stubbed cigarette out in puppy’s eye

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Singapore are investigating the sickening clip (Picture: ViralPress) The puppy’s mouth appears to be tied up with tape to stifle its yelps (Picture: ViralPress)They said in a statement: ‘There are indications that the incident may not have occurred in Singapore but we are exploring all possibilities and urgently appealing for credible information to seek justice for the puppy.

Dog meat horror: Yulin festival ‘abhorrent’ and ‘appalling’ - actor condemns sick event

Dog meat horror: Yulin festival ‘abhorrent’ and ‘appalling’ - actor condemns sick event

Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan condemned the sick festival, which sees thousands of dogs cruelly killed and eaten every year.

Nine-week-old puppy buried alive in ‘hideous act of cruelty’

Nine-week-old puppy buried alive in ‘hideous act of cruelty’

Investigating RSPCA Inspector Alison Fletcher, said: ‘When the dogs didn’t return their owner went to find them and realised they’d sniffed out a mound of disturbed earth in the middle of the field.

Heartbreaking pictures of sparrowhawk snared with cable tie –animal cruelty probe launched

Heartbreaking pictures of sparrowhawk snared with cable tie –animal cruelty probe launched

Sparrowhawk was fastened to bottle by cable tie (Image: SSPCA)Shocking images of the bird of prey with its leg bloodied by the black plastic fastener biting into its flesh have been released by wildlife welfare campaigners as they investigate whether this was an incredible accident or a callous act of cruelty.

'MINDLESS!' Investigation after cruel thugs kill six swans - birds found DECAPITATED

'MINDLESS!' Investigation after cruel thugs kill six swans - birds found DECAPITATED

RSPCA Inspector Keith Hogben, who is investigating the incident, said: “These six swans were found to be decapitated with their necks and heads found close by.

Heartless fly-tippers dump AQUARIUM filled with fish gasping in half-inch of water

Heartless fly-tippers dump AQUARIUM filled with fish gasping in half-inch of water

Heartless fly-tippers dump AQUARIUM filled with fish gasping in half-inch of water ANIMAL cruelty investigators are looking into something fishy – the fly-tipping of an aquarium with four prized goldfish floundering in grubby water.

Horror as dog left suffocating with duct tape muzzle – Florida sheriff vows crackdown

Horror as dog left suffocating with duct tape muzzle – Florida sheriff vows crackdown

Terrified dog was left drooling and dehydrated after being duct taped (Image: Lee County Sheriff's Department ) “I am a dog lover and an animal lover.