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# Animal Rights

This year
South Korea bans dog meat trade, with dog farmers to face hefty fines after 3 year grace period
Last year
Several arrests made after protesters try to stop Scottish Grand National
New Zealand feral cat-killing competition for kids is axed after backlash
Four people to appear in court after 38 dogs found in inhumane conditions in Citywest
All time
‘Empty bellies’: Unweaned calves left without milk for long periods on journey to Europe
‘A slow, terrible death’: The fate of Irish cattle exported outside of the EU
'Export loophole’: Irish cattle shipped from Spain on ‘substandard’ vessels
Owners leaving dogs at shelters citing mental health issues, housing problems and cost of living
Swiss region to vote on giving primates fundamental rights
Opinion: Vulnerable unweaned calves need protection in our export trade
Caroline Rowley
All eyes on the Greens as TD calls for hare coursing to be banned
OPW sold carcasses of Phoenix Park deer culled by state-hired marksman to game dealer
'There are horses across the main N2 road, at Darndale, and they are in bits'
'If you go to Pamplona to be chased by a bull, you’re participating in his long, painful death'
Grace McKeown
Zoo deaths: 'In the wild, gorillas don't eat their own vomit and pull out their hair in frustration'
Elisa Allen
Bullfighting ban in Catalonia is cancelled as it is 'part of Spain's heritage'
Dublin City Council backs ban on animal circuses
Clothing designer Armani to go fur-free and stop 'cruel practices' against animals
Danish zoo criticised for dissecting a lion in front of a crowd of children
WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man
'Some people just care about money': Thailand under pressure over bizarre animal shows
This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair?
Video: Lobsters 'liberated' from Dublin restaurant by animal rights activists
Watch the moment animal rights activists 'liberated' nine lobsters from a Dublin restaurant
Denmark has banned bestiality to stop "animal sex tourism"
Zlatan sparks controversy after allegedly shooting a moose
Man sent to jail... for buying and eating three tigers
Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK
Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming
'Shocked and horrified': Bodies of 11 greyhounds found on Irish ferry
Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county
Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won't be put down
Ebola: Outrage as Spanish authorities plan to euthanise pet dog of infected nurse
Joan Burton reprimanded by animal rights group after "skin a cat" comment
Video: Would you eat meat from the offspring of clones?
Ben Acheson
Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding
Aaron McKenna
Ireland culled up to 39,000 badgers in six years
Australian minister questions PETA tactics over video of sheep being beaten
Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic
'Bloody' demonstrations to be held against badger culling