Campaigners Welcome Scottish Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circuses

(Animal Defenders International Press Release) Animal protection organisations with a long history of campaigning against animal circuses have welcomed publication of the Scottish Government Bill to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in Scotland, along with proposals to review performing animal regulations. Animal Defenders International, Born Free Foundation, Captive Animals’ Protection Society…

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Los Angeles Council unanimously directs city to draft ordinance to prohibit wild or exotic animal exhibitions for entertainment

(Animal Defenders International Press Release) Animal Defenders International (ADI) applauds the Los Angeles City Council’s unanimous approval today of Council member David Ryu’s motion to instruct the City Attorney to craft an ordinance to prohibit the exhibition of wild or exotic animals for entertainment or amusement. The ordinance aims to protect wild animals from being…

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Sick Puppies Abandoned & Left for Dead

(Mayhew Press Release) Two five-week-old terrier brothers were brought into The Mayhew Animal Home after they were cruelly dumped in a box and left for dead. The little puppies, named Rascal (pictured) and Toby, didn’t have a happy or safe start in life after they were discovered abandoned in Gladstone Park in North London. A…

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