Many millions of animals suffer and die each year for the sake of ‘sport’.

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Stop the killing of animals by hunts

Animals are being killed in the UK countryside, and those responsible are getting away with it.

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Animals are hurt illegally in the name of sport and we want to hear about it. You can report wildlife crime and dog fighting through our confidential Animal Crimewatch service.

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Key Campaigns

  • Fox Hunting

    Hunting was banned in England and Wales in 2004, but the law has never been properly enforced, and attempts to weaken or repeal it continue. The hunting law in Scotland is weak, and hunting is still legal in Northern Ireland.

    Sign our petition to stop the killing of animals by hunts
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  • Dog Fighting

    It's time to fight against dog fighting in the UK. It's time for action.

    Sign our dog fighting petition
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  • Shooting

    100,000 birds are shot every day in the UK during the shooting season. Commercial shooting in the UK is a cynical industry which exploits loopholes in animal welfare laws, puts our landscape at risk and exaggerates any financial benefit to the economy. Read more

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