‘Gratuitous cruelty’: Spain probes suspected abuse at animal testing lab
Spain

‘Gratuitous cruelty’: Spain probes suspected abuse at animal testing lab

Spanish police and prosecutors said Monday they were investigating an animal testing lab after undercover footage showed staff there tossing around, smacking and taunting dogs, pigs and other animals.

Germany to be ‘first country’ to end shredding of male chicks
Germany

Germany to be ‘first country’ to end shredding of male chicks

Italy’s Royal Palace of Caserta bans carriages after horse’s death
Italy

Italy’s Royal Palace of Caserta bans carriages after horse’s death

Rival demos in southwest France over killing of bear
France

Rival demos in southwest France over killing of bear

Finally, Costa del Sol town imposes weight limit on donkey rides
Spain

Finally, Costa del Sol town imposes weight limit on donkey rides

OPINION: Why Rome must ban horse-drawn carriages from its streets
Italy

OPINION: Why Rome must ban horse-drawn carriages from its streets

Animal abuse complaint after donkeys painted to look like zebras for safari themed party in southern Spain
Spain

Animal abuse complaint after donkeys painted to look like zebras for safari themed party in southern Spain

Why horse-drawn carriages will soon disappear from Rome’s streets
Italy

Why horse-drawn carriages will soon disappear from Rome’s streets

Tigers kill circus trainer in southern Italy
Italy

Tigers kill circus trainer in southern Italy

WATCH: Topless animal rights activists stage protest ahead of Pamplona’s running of the bulls fiesta
Spain

WATCH: Topless animal rights activists stage protest ahead of Pamplona’s running of the bulls fiesta

Halal meat sold in France can’t be called organic, EU rules
France

Halal meat sold in France can’t be called organic, EU rules

Swiss canton to vote on giving basic rights to primates
Switzerland

Swiss canton to vote on giving basic rights to primates

Spanish police arrest 182 people at illegal cockfight
Spain

Spanish police arrest 182 people at illegal cockfight

Why the Swiss are having a referendum about cow horns this weekend
Switzerland

Why the Swiss are having a referendum about cow horns this weekend

Swiss farmer launches campaign for government to protect animal horns
Switzerland

Swiss farmer launches campaign for government to protect animal horns

OPINION: It’s time to take horse-drawn carriages off the streets of Mallorca
Spain

OPINION: It’s time to take horse-drawn carriages off the streets of Mallorca

Half-starved lion cub abandoned in Paris flat finds new home
France

Half-starved lion cub abandoned in Paris flat finds new home

France destroys over 500 kilos of ivory
France

France destroys over 500 kilos of ivory

Disturbing footage shows torment of bull during town fiesta
Spain

Disturbing footage shows torment of bull during town fiesta

Breeding fighting bulls in Spain: a family’s passion
Spain

Breeding fighting bulls in Spain: a family’s passion

Elephant killed when circus truck overturns on Spanish motorway
Spain

Elephant killed when circus truck overturns on Spanish motorway

Madrid’s police dogs are learning to relax with Mozart
Spain

Madrid’s police dogs are learning to relax with Mozart

Spain urged to stop ‘torture’ of unwanted greyhounds
Spain

Spain urged to stop ‘torture’ of unwanted greyhounds

Brigitte Bardot slams Macron on animal rights
France

Brigitte Bardot slams Macron on animal rights

French hotline for attacks on fur wearers leaves animals rights groups furious
France

French hotline for attacks on fur wearers leaves animals rights groups furious

Animal rights activist given probation for causing injury to children by startling their ponies
Germany

Animal rights activist given probation for causing injury to children by startling their ponies

France under pressure to ban circus animals after killing of tiger in Paris
France

France under pressure to ban circus animals after killing of tiger in Paris

Italian granted sick pay to care for ill dog
Italy

Italian granted sick pay to care for ill dog

Animal-loving Spaniards launch campaign to save pet cow from slaughter
Spain

Animal-loving Spaniards launch campaign to save pet cow from slaughter

Spain’s bans docking of dogs tails
Spain

Spain’s bans docking of dogs tails

Elephants in Hanover Zoo ‘living in daily fear’ due to beatings by keepers
Germany

Elephants in Hanover Zoo ‘living in daily fear’ due to beatings by keepers

Good news for animal lovers: Congress bans cutting off dog tails
Spain

Good news for animal lovers: Congress bans cutting off dog tails

Austria to ban online ads offering pets for sale
Austria

Austria to ban online ads offering pets for sale

VIDEO: ‘Fur police’ activists busted for dressing like real cops
Germany

VIDEO: ‘Fur police’ activists busted for dressing like real cops

Animal shelter head on Costa del Sol jailed over ‘slow and agonizing death’ of hundreds of cats and dogs
Spain

Animal shelter head on Costa del Sol jailed over ‘slow and agonizing death’ of hundreds of cats and dogs

Teddy bears with real animal fur cause outrage in France
France

Teddy bears with real animal fur cause outrage in France

Little donkey: Live nativity scenes raise animal welfare concerns
Spain

Little donkey: Live nativity scenes raise animal welfare concerns

Anti-fur activists bare all in Barcelona
Spain

Anti-fur activists bare all in Barcelona

Spanish shelter head on trial for ‘killing’ over 2,000 animals
Spain

Spanish shelter head on trial for ‘killing’ over 2,000 animals

Crowds clash over ban at Tordesillas bull festival
Spain

Crowds clash over ban at Tordesillas bull festival

Topless protesters get bloody over Pamplona bull run
Spain

Topless protesters get bloody over Pamplona bull run

Spain’s animal rights party wins record votes in election
Spain

Spain’s animal rights party wins record votes in election

Swedish nationalist ‘shot and ate’ lion and giraffe
Sweden

Swedish nationalist ‘shot and ate’ lion and giraffe

Charity wants answer from US Navy over disappearing cats
Spain

Charity wants answer from US Navy over disappearing cats

Oh baby! Rare orangutan birth celebrated at Madrid Zoo
Spain

Oh baby! Rare orangutan birth celebrated at Madrid Zoo

Vegans get naked and bloody at Barcelona anti-meat protest
Spain

Vegans get naked and bloody at Barcelona anti-meat protest

Keep shredding millions of male chicks, court tells farms
Germany

Keep shredding millions of male chicks, court tells farms

Spanish region bans bull killing in traditional festivals
Spain

Spanish region bans bull killing in traditional festivals

Unknown attackers rip heads off 40 chickens
Germany

Unknown attackers rip heads off 40 chickens

Campaigners demand opera drops bull from starring role
Spain

Campaigners demand opera drops bull from starring role

Joanna Lumley demands end to Spain’s hunting dog cruelty
Spain

Joanna Lumley demands end to Spain’s hunting dog cruelty

Protesters suffer ‘savage’ attack during Catalan bull run
Spain

Protesters suffer ‘savage’ attack during Catalan bull run

Animal activists buy shares in Prada to pursue ostrich fight
Italy

Animal activists buy shares in Prada to pursue ostrich fight

Ostrich hit by car after activists ‘free’ it from circus
Germany

Ostrich hit by car after activists ‘free’ it from circus

Fat man who crushed nativity donkey to death goes free
Spain

Fat man who crushed nativity donkey to death goes free

Spanish town fined for staging bizarre ‘slippery swine’ race
Spain

Spanish town fined for staging bizarre ‘slippery swine’ race

Mystery surrounds dolphin corpse found in Madrid park
Spain

Mystery surrounds dolphin corpse found in Madrid park

France to probe all abattoirs after shocking new video
France

France to probe all abattoirs after shocking new video

Berlin refuses legal ban on shredding chicks
Germany

Berlin refuses legal ban on shredding chicks

Germany’s last travelling circus bear seized by police
Germany

Germany’s last travelling circus bear seized by police

Spanish town bans bizarre duck throwing festival
Spain

Spanish town bans bizarre duck throwing festival

Nearly 300 Spanish towns ban ‘cruel’ animal circuses
Spain

Nearly 300 Spanish towns ban ‘cruel’ animal circuses

Berliners fight to keep police dog by injured cop’s side
Germany

Berliners fight to keep police dog by injured cop’s side

Spain arrests vets and hunters for cutting dogs’ ears and tails
Spain

Spain arrests vets and hunters for cutting dogs’ ears and tails

Protesters lose fight to save turkey from bell tower plunge
Spain

Protesters lose fight to save turkey from bell tower plunge

Blind puppy and the brother that protected her find Christmas home
Spain

Blind puppy and the brother that protected her find Christmas home

Bullfighters battle to stay in ring as animal rights movement grows
Spain

Bullfighters battle to stay in ring as animal rights movement grows

In pics: Protesters strip for ‘blood-soaked’ anti-leather demo in Spain
Spain

In pics: Protesters strip for ‘blood-soaked’ anti-leather demo in Spain

Abandoned puppy who guided and protected blind sister melts hearts
Spain

Abandoned puppy who guided and protected blind sister melts hearts

‘No kill policy’ for Madrid animal shelters under new pet welfare law
Spain

‘No kill policy’ for Madrid animal shelters under new pet welfare law

Berlin street traders ‘sold hats made of dog fur’
Germany

Berlin street traders ‘sold hats made of dog fur’

Spaniard who starved dog to death sent to prison in ‘message to others’
Spain

Spaniard who starved dog to death sent to prison in ‘message to others’

EU votes to put end to bullfighting subsidies in animal rights victory
Spain

EU votes to put end to bullfighting subsidies in animal rights victory

Man who beat a racehorse to death is jailed in landmark case for Spain
Spain

Man who beat a racehorse to death is jailed in landmark case for Spain

Shock video of French abattoir prompts closure
France

Shock video of French abattoir prompts closure

Uproar as activists ‘steal’ puppy from Paris beggar
France

Uproar as activists ‘steal’ puppy from Paris beggar

Breeding Sphynx cats is animal cruelty: court
Germany

Breeding Sphynx cats is animal cruelty: court

Animal rights activist beaten with live duck at festival in Catalonia
Spain

Animal rights activist beaten with live duck at festival in Catalonia

‘Gay pride parades are worse than bullfights’
Spain

‘Gay pride parades are worse than bullfights’

‘Spaniards hunting lions in Africa are a disgrace’
Spain

‘Spaniards hunting lions in Africa are a disgrace’

Spanish town gives pets equal rights as citizens
Spain

Spanish town gives pets equal rights as citizens

‘Killer elephant’ prompts call for wild animal ban
Germany

‘Killer elephant’ prompts call for wild animal ban

Victory for campaigners as Barcelona pup saved
Spain

Victory for campaigners as Barcelona pup saved

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France

Animals have feelings, French parliament rules

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Germany

Deceased farmer’s family sue animal rights group

Spaniards call for law against bestiality
Spain

Spaniards call for law against bestiality

Hippo killed in Italy after circus bid for freedom
Italy

Hippo killed in Italy after circus bid for freedom

Malaga to ban ‘cruel’ animal circuses
Spain

Malaga to ban ‘cruel’ animal circuses

IN PICS: Naked anti-fur demo hits Barcelona
Spain

IN PICS: Naked anti-fur demo hits Barcelona

Man kills dog in brutal attack
Spain

Man kills dog in brutal attack

Over 30 pets rescued from animal hoarder
Germany

Over 30 pets rescued from animal hoarder

Animal activist fights off murder threats
Germany

Animal activist fights off murder threats

€5,000 bounty offered for Tuscan wolf killer
Italy

€5,000 bounty offered for Tuscan wolf killer

Barcelona dog walkers: get licence or face fines
Spain

Barcelona dog walkers: get licence or face fines

Animal lovers fight ‘cruel’ put-down rule for strays
Spain

Animal lovers fight ‘cruel’ put-down rule for strays

Dog hater targets pets with nail-filled sausages
Spain

Dog hater targets pets with nail-filled sausages

Crazed cow injures eight during city parade
Spain

Crazed cow injures eight during city parade

Police charge man for trashing aquarium fish
Switzerland

Police charge man for trashing aquarium fish

Activist jailed for six years in Vasella case
Switzerland

Activist jailed for six years in Vasella case

UK animal rights activist convicted in Vasella case
Switzerland

UK animal rights activist convicted in Vasella case

VIDEO: Police slammed for pepper spraying pigs
Spain

VIDEO: Police slammed for pepper spraying pigs

Dog owner throws pooch from third floor window
France

Dog owner throws pooch from third floor window

Spain’s hunters ‘torture’ unwanted greyhounds
Spain

Spain’s hunters ‘torture’ unwanted greyhounds

Row over lion cubs at Spanish celebrity fiesta
Spain

Row over lion cubs at Spanish celebrity fiesta

VIDEO: Circus tiger mauls tamer mid-act
Spain

VIDEO: Circus tiger mauls tamer mid-act

‘Bloody’ activists strip down to protest fur
Spain

‘Bloody’ activists strip down to protest fur

Police smash squalid illegal abattoir near Paris
France

Police smash squalid illegal abattoir near Paris

Bullfighter fined for cruelty to horse
Spain

Bullfighter fined for cruelty to horse

‘Bullfighting will come back to Catalonia’
Spain

‘Bullfighting will come back to Catalonia’

Animal-loving Catalans back circus animal ban
Spain

Animal-loving Catalans back circus animal ban

Air France slammed for transporting lab monkeys
France

Air France slammed for transporting lab monkeys

Naked vegetarians serve up ‘plate of human flesh’
Spain

Naked vegetarians serve up ‘plate of human flesh’

Brigitte Bardot fires off first tweet in anger
France

Brigitte Bardot fires off first tweet in anger

Dog owner hangs pooch for biting his daughter
France

Dog owner hangs pooch for biting his daughter

‘Bullfighting is a French ritual – leave us in peace’
France

‘Bullfighting is a French ritual – leave us in peace’

Berlin’s city bear dies in compound
Germany

Berlin’s city bear dies in compound

Pig farmers ignore EU animal protection laws
Germany

Pig farmers ignore EU animal protection laws

New laws ban bestiality but not branding
Germany

New laws ban bestiality but not branding

Holocaust animal rights campaign ban upheld
Germany

Holocaust animal rights campaign ban upheld

Cologne food fair foie gras snub angers French officials
Germany

Cologne food fair foie gras snub angers French officials

Dog bites sausage-seller after vegan assault
Germany

Dog bites sausage-seller after vegan assault

Poultry farmers launch attempt to clean up image
Germany

Poultry farmers launch attempt to clean up image

City decrees mandatory cat sterilisation to curb strays
Germany

City decrees mandatory cat sterilisation to curb strays

Poultry producer accused of massive animal abuse
Germany

Poultry producer accused of massive animal abuse

Police clear animal rights protestors from lab site
Germany

Police clear animal rights protestors from lab site

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Sweden

Supreme Court sets precedent over animal rights activist attack

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Sweden

Animal rights activists claim McDonalds firebomb responsibility

Swedish roosters bred to become lip fillers
Sweden

Swedish roosters bred to become lip fillers

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Sweden

Activist jailed after writing threats in blood

Neglected horse had half-metre-long hooves
Sweden

Neglected horse had half-metre-long hooves

Dogs and cats ‘still eaten in Switzerland’
Switzerland

Dogs and cats ‘still eaten in Switzerland’

Brigitte Bardot supports renegade cow
France

Brigitte Bardot supports renegade cow