Three men jailed for ear cropping of puppies

Three men have been jailed after puppies were found in a semi-comatose state having had their ears cropped. A court heard the animals, which were around 8 to 10 weeks old at the time, suffered considerable pain and had to undergo surgery after they were rescued from a house in Stoke-on-Trent. Now, the man who … Read more

Gamekeeper jailed after using dogs to fight badgers and foxes Scotland

A former gamekeeper at one of Scotland’s best-known grouse moors has been jailed for eight months and banned for owning dogs for 15 years, after using dogs to fight badgers and foxes. Rhys Davies, from Gwynedd, north Wales, admitted earlier this year that he used five Patterdale terriers for illegal badger and fox-fighting at different … Read more