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Leigh Ackland

Leigh Ackland

Lab-Grown Meat Could Be The Answer To Our Woes

5 min read

For many of us, eating a meal containing meat is a normal part of daily life. But if we dig deeper, some sobering issues emerge.

News

News

Man Beheaded Roommate’s Dog As She Moved Out

1 min read

Warning: Distressing Content

World

World

Woman Allegedly Pushed Her Dog Into A Lake Then Watched It Drown

1 min read

A New Hampshire woman is facing charges after witnesses told police she let her dog drown at Naticook Lake in Merrimack.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged After Brutally Ripping Feathers Out Of Emu

1 min read

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Crime

Crime

Vet Guilty Of 'Deeply Troubling' Animal Neglect

1 min read

A Queensland vet has admitted failing to treat his dog's painful dental disease for more than a year and keeping other animals in appalling conditions.

News

News

Proud Animal Hunter Said Slain Giraffe 'Was Delicious'

4 min read

In 2017 Tess Talley killed a giraffe in South Africa, and in 2018 her photo of the kill went viral, prompting worldwide outrage.

Sport

Sport

Horses For Main Courses: Winx's Half Brother Slaughtered For Meat In Korea

2 min read

An investigation by the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has exposed the slaughter of Australian thoroughbred horses and their offspring in South Korea.

World

World

Welfare Worker Slammed For Smashing Cake Into Lion's Face

1 min read

A man has been ripped to shreds online after footage emerged of him shoving a cake into a lion's face before breaking out in hysterics.

World

World

Forget Real Animals, This Circus Is Turning To Holograms Instead

1 min read

Horses, elephants, monkeys and lions have all been circus staples for decades, but one big top in Germany has shunned tradition, swapping flesh and blood for holograms.

Perth

Perth

Dog's Throat Cut In Burglary, But Saved By Fat Neck

1 min read

A Labrador has been left with stitches from ear-to-ear after she was slashed across the throat by an intruder.

Adelaide

Adelaide

Fourth Animal Found Decapitated This Month

1 min read

WARNING: Graphic images.

Sport

Sport

Search Underway For 'Oxygen Thief' Who Drop Kicked Cat

1 min read

Extremely disturbing video has emerged of an idiot kicking a cat.

Crime

Crime

Horrific Find: Dozens Of Trafficked And Abused Animals Discovered

1 min read

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES.

10 News First

10 News First

Kangaroo Found Decapitated In Sickening Adelaide Attack

1 min read

Police are investigating whether a kangaroo left butchered by a roadside is linked to two cats recently found beheaded in a nearby suburb.

World

World

Zoo Owner Faces Cruelty Charges Over Mistreating Lions, Zebras

1 min read

A zoo owner is facing charges of animal cruelty for neglecting over 100 animals in his care including lions, tigers, zebras, bears and wolves.

Crime

Crime

A Second Decapitated Cat Has Been Found In Adelaide

1 min read

The RSPCA is sending out a warning to pet owners after the discovery of a headless cat in an Adelaide playground -- the second decapitated cat in as many weeks.

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Cage Hens, Factory Farming To Be Banned Under Greens Animal Cruelty Overhaul

2 min read

EXCLUSIVE: The Greens will pursue a radical overhaul of animal cruelty laws in a bid to crack down on factory and puppy farms, that will include jail time and hefty fines.

National

National

Man Convicted For Animal Cruelty After Puppy's Leg Broken

1 min read

A 21-year-old man has been convicted for committing aggravated animal cruelty, after he pushed his puppy forcefully off a bed and broke its leg.

World

World

'Dirty Little Secret': Lions Bred And Killed For Chinese Medicine, Rich Hunting Trips

3 min read

Across South Africa, thousands of lions are being bred in captivity before they are killed by trophy hunters or slaughtered to turn their bones into medicines. 

National

National

Australia To Kill Millions Of Stray Cats By Airdropping Poison Sausages

1 min read

There are currently an estimated two to six million free-roaming cats across the country, and officials say they are threatening native wildlife populations.

News

News

Woman Arrested After Caught Dumping Seven Newborn Puppies Into Bin

1 min read

California authorities on Monday April 22 confirmed the arrest of a 54-year-old woman accused of dumping seven newborn puppies into a Coachella dumpster.

National

National

Woman Who Left Kitten's Fractured Leg Untreated For Weeks Avoids Conviction

2 min read

The RSPCA began investigating Jenny Jung, 26, after she failed to return to a veterinary clinic for further treatment for her injured 14-week-old kitten, Chanel.

National

National

Staff 'In Tears' After Rescuing Disabled Animals From 'Rescue' Group

3 min read

WARNING: This story contains graphic images.

Crime

Crime

Lizard Smuggling Ring Busted Hiding Reptiles In Milo Tins, Toys, Deep Fryers

3 min read

Following a 10-month investigation, authorities have busted an illegal wildlife smuggling syndicate attempting to sell the animals on the black market overseas.

World

World

"World's Saddest Elephant" Has Died After 43 Years In Solitary Confinement

1 min read

Flavia was separated from her herd when she was three years old. It was the last time she ever saw another elephant.

World

World

Groomer Arrested After Video Captures Him Breaking A Service Dog's Tail

2 min read

WARNING: This article contains details and video of animal cruelty.

National

National

Man To Be Charged After 'Disturbing' Dog Attack Caught On Video

1 min read

WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage distressing.

National

National

RSPCA Call For Help Over 'Brutal' Attack On Dog Caught On Video

1 min read

Disturbing video has emerged of what appears to be a brutal attack on a dog in a suburban street of Mackay, Queensland.

Style

Style

Cosmetic Animal Testing Has Just Been Banned In Australia

1 min read

The Australian government has just passed the Industrial Chemical Charges Bill 2017 -- effectively banning cosmetic animal testing in the country.

National

National

Two Months' Jail For Young Dad Who Bashed Puppy And Broke Its Leg

2 min read

A young father has been jailed south of Brisbane after he confessed to bashing a puppy and breaking its leg.

World

World

Pet Groomer Accused Of 'Strangling' Pets Wants To Keep Working

1 min read

A woman in the U.S. who is facing a string of animal abuse allegations related to her pet grooming business has argued she should be allowed to continue working until her trial.

World

World

Viral Images Of Elephants Being Mistreated Reignites Debate

5 min read

Warning: GRAPHIC CONTENT

World

World

This Man Speared A Spider With A Dart And People Are Upset

1 min read

A man has been the target of ridicule on social media after he was filmed throwing a dart at a spider, spearing it to the wall.

Crime

Crime

Teacher Who Fed Puppy To Snapping Turtle Found Not Guilty Of Animal Cruelty

1 min read

A jury has found a school teacher who fed a live puppy to a snapping turtle in front of shocked students not guilty of animal cruelty.

Crime

Crime

Man Kicks Dog, Threatens Staff In Bizarre Hour-Long Crime Spree

1 min read

A man has been charged with a string of offences including kicking a dog inside a pet store following an hour-long crime spree in Sydney.

Crime

Crime

Man Filmed Allegedly Abusing Brumby In Kosciuszko National Park

2 min read

A man has been charged with animal cruelty after he allegedly abused and injured a horse in NSW’s Kosciuszko National Park.

World

World

Six Fur Seal Pups Found Decapitated In New Zealand

1 min read

Warning: Graphic Content

World

World

Convicted Animal-Killer Sentenced To Watch 'Bambi' In Prison

1 min read

A man who illegally poached hundreds of deer has been ordered to watch Disney's film 'Bambi' at least once a month during his year-long jail term. 

Style

Style

Miley Cyrus Proves Cruelty-Free Fashion Can Be Chic AF

3 min read

The singer's been slaying the streets of London in a series of slick -- and ethical -- lewks.

World

World

'Feed Two Birds With One Scone': PETA Calls For An End To 'Speciesism'

1 min read

PETA wants you to stop bringing home the bacon and start bringing home the bagels, sharing some suggestions on how to remove "anti-animal" language from your day-to-day chats.

Crime

Crime

Perth Man Pleads Guilty To Animal Torture

1 min read

A man has pleaded guilty to a string of charges relating to one of Western Australia's worst animal cruelty cases.

World

World

South Korea's Largest Dog Slaughterhouse Has Shut Down

1 min read

Dog meat consumption in South Korea is declining, leading to the closure of slaughterhouses.

World

World

Police Find 44 Dogs Frozen In Plastic Bags, 130 Live Ones In 'Deplorable' Conditions

1 min read

A woman has been arrested after police reportedly discovered the bodies of 44 dogs frozen at her New Jersey home.

World

World

Zookeeper Accused Of Killing Five Tigers And Selling Cubs

1 min read

A former Oklahoma zookeeper has been charged with killing five tigers and selling animal cubs.

Style

Style

It's World Vegan Day! So Here Are 10 Vegan Beauty Brands That Are, Like, Actually Vegan

3 min read

We read the labels so you don't have to.

World

World

Dozens Of Beagles Rescued From Appalling Conditions

2 min read

There were heartbreaking scenes as animal welfare workers rescued more than 70 beagles abandoned after their breeder died.

Crime

Crime

Dog Stabbed In Shocking Act And 'Left To Die'

1 min read

A dog may never fully recover after being stabbed out the front of a home in Victoria.

National

National

Kangaroos 'Tortured And Killed', Footage Too Graphic To Release

1 min read

Detectives are currently investigating two incidents of animal cruelty where two kangaroos were " tortured and killed". 

National

National

RSCPA 'Urgently' Needs To Identify Man Who Filmed Himself Mowing Down Emus

1 min read

The RSPCA is urgently asking for information to identify a man seen filming himself mowing down a number of emus at speeds of up to 120 km/h.

National

National

Horrifying Mass Greyhound Grave Discovered In Sydney

2 min read

"What they found in terms of the mass grave was quite horrifying".

World

World

Woman Who Killed Giraffe Defends It As Conservation Effort

2 min read

Tess Thompson Talley said she killed the animal to stop it attacking younger giraffes.

World

World

Animal Groups Urge End To "Gruesome" Yulin Dog Meat Festival

4 min read

Thousands of dogs and cats, many believed to be stolen pets, are inhumanely slaughtered at the festival each year.

World

World

ASOS To Ditch Silk, Mohair And Cashmere

2 min read

Another fashion industry heavyweight is moving forward in the fight against animal cruelty.

Crime

Crime

Who Does This? Bird Shot With Arrow In Horrific Attack

1 min read

The RSCPA has urged the public to help them find the person who impaled a small bird with an arrow in a horrific act of animal cruelty.