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‘It’s disgusting’ – Shock as beheaded piglet discovered outside animal rescue’s farm

Staff at an Irish animal rescue have expressed shock after volunteers found a beheaded piglet outside their premises.  The baby animal was discovered right outside My Lovely Horse Rescue’s (MLHR) farm in Co Kildare on Saturday February 10, with a spokesperson describing the discovery as “heart breaking”.  The charity suspects the heinous act was done […]

Spanish pig farm owners face criminal trial for animal cruelty

A nationwide scandal surrounding a pig farm in Spain will finally go before a jury on January 24, 2024. The Carrasco brothers–owners of the Hermanos Carrasco pig farm in the state of Murcia–will stand trial for 14 charges of animal abuse.  The criminal trial follows a 2018 investigation by Animal Equality, along with journalist, producer, […]

2023: A truly historic year in our work for farm animals

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block May 11, 2023, stands out as historic for animal protection: On that day, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision upholding California’s Proposition 12, the nation’s strongest farm animal protection law, a move that rejected the pork industry’s challenge to the law. We led the campaign for the passage […]

Inside a U.S. Foie Gras Farm: Ducks Force-Fed for Diseased Livers

Step inside a U.S. duck farm with Animal Equality’s International Director for Investigations. Here, you’ll discover how the foie gras industry force-feeds and slaughters animals for their fatty, diseased livers. My name is Sean, and I am the International Director of Investigations for Animal Equality.  Today, I want to tell you about my first experience […]

Animal Rights Defender Wayne Hsiung Convicted of Felony for Rescuing Factory Farm Animals

In California, a jury has found the animal rights activist and attorney Wayne Hsiung guilty of three charges, including felony conspiracy to trespass, after he led direct action protests in 2018 and 2019 that rescued ducks and chickens from factory farms in Sonoma County. Hsiung faces up to three-and-a-half years at a sentencing hearing scheduled […]

Wrenshall Farm animal neglect allegations and investigation

A Carlton County farmer appeared in a court hearing regarding alleged animal neglected. The civil proceeding was held remotely, via zoom,. The Carlton County attorney said the 12 horses seized by the sheriff’s office on September 5th. The Wrenshall farm animal neglect allegations have been reoccurring for the past few years from concerned citizens. According […]

(3rd LD) Lioness shot to death after escaping from tourist animal farm in Goryeong

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with more info) GORYEONG, South Korea, Aug. 14 (Yonhap) — A lioness was shot dead Monday after escaping from a private tourist animal farm in the southern county of Goryeong, officials said. Police received a report at 7:23 a.m. that the animal had broken out of its cage at the farm in […]

(2nd LD) Lioness shot to death after escaping from tourist animal farm in Goryeong

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with more info) GORYEONG, South Korea, Aug. 14 (Yonhap) — A lioness was shot dead Monday about an hour after escaping from a private tourist animal farm in the southern county of Goryeong, officials said. The animal broke out of its cage at the farm in Goryeong, 233 kilometers southeast of Seoul, […]

China warns of crop, animal disease outbreaks in flood-hit areas

[1/2]An aerial view shows flood-affected farmlands after the rains and floods brought by remnants of Typhoon Doksuri, in Zhuozhou, Hebei province, China August 7, 2023. REUTERS/Josh Arslan/File Photo BEIJING, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Northern China warned of crop and animal diseases breaking out as flood waters retreated from rural areas, while some cities struggled to […]

Lawmaker Proposes Tougher Standards For Farm Animal Cruelty | News, Sports, Jobs

A hog walks in a holding pen on the Ron Mardesen farm, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, near Elliott, Iowa. A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be prohibitively expensive […]

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