Vets ‘overwhelmed’ by public who have taken Gizmo to their heart

A four month-old foal is in a critical condition after he was found dying by the side of the road in Essex.

The RSPCA was called after Gizmo, a tiny piebald cob, was found without his mother near Ridgewell Caravan Park in Yeldham Road, Ridgewell in Halstead in an emaciated, extremely poorly state on Tuesday (17 February).

Along with the police and a vet, vet nurse and yard manager … Continue reading…

28.08.14

We ask ‘Do you give a monkey’s?’ as report investigates the alarming rise in the number of calls about pet primates and monkey trade.

We’re pushing for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a marmoset is among the latest admissions into our care.

Mickey the marmoset was picked after his owners could no longer cope or meet his needs.

He is the most recent case in a growing number of calls we’ve received about pet monkeys and … Continue reading…

10.07.14

As the number of scientific procedures using animals rises again, we challenge the justification for animal use.

Today (Thursday, 10 July), the government announced that the number of scientific procedures carried out on animals in the UK rose once again (by 0.3 per cent, or 11,600 procedures) during 2013 and now stands at 4.12 million.

In total, there were 4.02 million animals used for the first time during 2013 – a slight fall from the 2012 figure (note: animals … Continue reading…

07.07.2014

Gary launches three new make-up looks for glamorous summer holiday pics in support of our Makeover the World campaign.

As the holiday season approaches, our new research shows many women experiment with a different make-up style whilst abroad.

Almost two thirds (62 per cent) of women who do so saying this is to match their relaxed mood. Whilst a quarter (24 per cent) of women do so to look good in their holiday photos.

So … Continue reading…

03.07.2014

Seven out of ten British people want farm animals to be slaughtered in their country of origin. 

New research shows that 66 per cent of the British public are ‘appalled’ that live farm animals are transported long distances to the continent for slaughter. Around seven out of ten (69 per cent) people believe animals should be slaughtered in the country where they have been reared. Then their meat transported to the country where it will be sold.

Today, we, … Continue reading…