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Tag: Animal cruelty

Greens plan to ban greyhound racing

The Greens have announced a plan to ban greyhound and horse racing, circuses and petting zoos, re-home animals and retrain workers.

Hunter man charged after throwing puppy against a wall

A kelpie cross cattle puppy has had to have its leg amputated after a Hunter man threw it against a wall in a fit of rage.

GRAPHIC DETAILS: Swamp wallaby joey set alight and left to die in Cardiff bushland

A sickening act, which saw a swamp wallaby joey set alight and left to die in Cardiff bushland, has drawn the ire of animal activists, residents and local politicians.

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Port Stephens man found guilty of animal cruelty

A 20-year-old Port Stephens man was convicted and sentenced at Raymond Terrace Local Court last month after failing to provide sufficient food and veterinary treatment do his dog, Lila.

Two men charged with animal cruelty after striking police horse

Two men have been charged with animal cruelty among other offences after allegedly striking a police horse during Sydney anti-lockdown protests.

Animal abusers face lifetime bans in NSW first

NSW has become the first state in Australia to introduce laws banning animal abusers from ever owning or working with animals again. The government amendment bill, introduced last Thursday, includes the possibility of...

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Cliftleigh woman convicted of animal cruelty charge

A 42-year-old Cliftleigh woman was convicted and sentenced at Maitland Local Court late last month after pleading guilty to one count of failing to provide veterinary treatment to her Paint Horse mare,...

Protest against ‘cruel’ Maitland Rodeo planned

The popular Maitland Rodeo will be in the firing line on Friday evening as Hunter animal-lovers coordinate a protest objecting to the “cruel” event. Activists are preparing to congregate at the venue in...
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