Police launch investigation after hunt saboteurs film fox ‘being ripped apart’ by pack of hounds

Police launch investigation after hunt saboteurs film fox ‘being ripped apart’ by pack of hounds

Police have launched an investigation after shocking footage emerged appearing to show a fox being savaged to death by a pack of crazed hunt hounds. Members of the Warwickshire Hunt were recorded by saboteurs allegedly using their dogs to kill the animal during a meet at Arlescote, Warwickshire, last Wednesday. A pack of around 15 […]

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Councils urged to ban hunts from their land as campaigners say foxes still die

Councils urged to ban hunts from their land as campaigners say foxes still die

Animal welfare campaigners today urged councils to ban hunts from their land. Fox hunting was outlawed in February 2005 following a vote in Parliament. But trail hunting, where where riders and hounds follow a scent along a pre-determined route, is allowed. It is meant to replicate a traditional hunt but without a fox being chased, maimed or […]

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Hunt saboteurs film pack of hounds tearing body of fox apart ‘after trail hunt’ through the grounds of the Duke of Devonshire’s family seat, Chatsworth House

Hunt saboteurs film pack of hounds tearing body of fox apart ‘after trail hunt’ through the grounds of the Duke of Devonshire’s family seat, Chatsworth House

A group that sabotages animal hunts has revealed horrific footage of a pack of hounds tearing the body of a fox apart after a trail hunt which it claims went through the grounds of 35,000-acre Peak District estate Chatsworth House. The fox was chased through the grounds of the property in Derbyshire which has featured […]

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POLL: Should trail (fox) hunting on National Trust land be stopped?

The fractious politics of hunting was far from the minds of Julian Smith and Becky Whitehead during a pleasant afternoon exploring Leicestershire’s only National Trust house – a 118-year-old cottage nestled in countryside just out of earshot of the M1. Nevertheless their views were clear, before a landmark vote next month that could prohibit trust […]

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