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Animal Defenders International: The show sadly goes on for ex-Ringling big cats in Europe.

Former Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus big cat trainer Alexander Lacey is back perfoming in Europe following his controversial departure from the US last month. Footage released today by Animal Defenders International shows the British-born trainer with his lions and tigers at the “Grande Fête Lilloise du Cirque” as the event opened in Lille, France over […]


Animal Defenders International: Horrific video shows fox cubs being raised in cramped cages on a fur farm

Copywright ADI Shocking footage shows arctic foxes being raised from cubs in cramped cages before they are electrocuted to death at seven-months-old for the fur trade. Over 110,000,000 animals are killed on fur farms every year according to Animal Defenders International (ADI), an animal protection charity. The organisation placed hidden cameras on a Polish fur farm to give […]

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EU citizens want future CAP to improve animal welfare

Today’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is not delivering toward its objective of “promoting animal welfare”. This was one of the outcomes of the European Commission’s recent public consultation on the future of Europe’s agricultural subsidies.  Opposite to citizen’s views, subsidies have led to the intensification of animal production and to the use of increasingly productive […]