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Tougher sentences introduced for cruelty to animals
Animal Welfare
Tougher sentences introduced for cruelty to animals
The maximum prison sentences for animal cruelty will increase from six months to five years, according to the new legislation given Royal assent on 29 April 2021. The Bill follows a public consultation in 2017, in which…
May 11, 2021
Why does the MP's report on animal welfare want to muzzle the RSPCA?
News and Comment
Why does the MP's report on animal welfare want to muzzle the RSPCA?
Last month's EFRA Select Committee Report on Companion Animal Welfare came up with some excellent recommendations to improve the welfare of pets in the UK. More controversially, the report also recommended that prosecuti…
December 13, 2016 • 58 shares • 18 comments
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Cruelty to animals: as important as cruelty to humans?
The so-called "Canadian cannibal porn star", Luke Magnotta has finally been apprehended. His actions to date provide a classic case study of the reasons why society needs to make tackling animal cruelty a far higher prio…
June 7, 2012 • 4 comments
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