Shooting under pressure in Wales

Read the latest from our Senior Public Affairs Officer, Bethan Collins, as she gives the latest in Wales describing how the shooting industry is under increasing pressure. Read more

Trophy hunting is exploitation, not conservation

Following Saturday's march for the survival of wildlife, our Regional Campaign Manager, Emily Lawrence describes Read more

Bloodlust - the sheer brutality of staghunts

Read the latest from our Head of Conservation and Education, Paul Tillsley as he describes the intense, brutal scenes of a stag hunt. Read more

Calling out cruelty – MPs debate illegal hunting

Deceit, subterfuge, cruelty. Those were the words which rang out in Parliament as MPs called out illegal hunting and advocated for a strengthening of the ban on hunting with dogs. Read more

Dog fighters are breeding dogs to get around the Dangerous Dogs Act

His name was Baddy. Baddy was a Pitbull Terrier used by a dogfighting gang motivated by a love of violence and the chance to gamble large sums of money on the outcome of fights. Read his story here. Read more

A sense of optimism: marching for change

Marching through the streets to make their voices heard, Jac Freeman, Regional Campaign Manager at the League and many supporters joined up with Devon Against Hunting to march through Exeter city centre in a bid to call on the strengthening of the Hunting Act. Read more

Why grouse shooting is bad for the Scottish countryside

Problems of social justice and animal welfare trump any number of positives about grouse shooting says Robbie Marsland, our Director for the League Against Cruel Sports Scotland. Read more

Stronger together, united we march

Recently, wonderful volunteers from our Bristol Supporter Group joined the Strengthen the Ban march to unite against animal cruelty in the name of 'sport' and lend a voice to the voiceless. With the overarching goal being to #StrengthenTheBan, read about how the march went all about the march here and how you can get involved in the future. Read more

United to End Horse Deaths

The reality of horse racing is a brutal one. Many horses die as a result of their injuries. Read the latest blog from our Regional Campaign Manager, Emily Lawrence, who teamed up with the League Gloucestershire group and other local activists to campaign against the Cheltenham Festival. Read more

A beacon of hope

"Thanks to the generosity of League supporters we can continue to provide some respite for wildlife, where it can go about its daily life without being harassed by humans." Read the latest from Paul Tillsley, our Head of Conservation & Education speaks about what is going on at our wildlife sanctuaries and how important these safe havens are. Read more


"Putting the focus on animals, persecuted for sport, must be the priority for our charity. It’s why I became a trustee, and it’s what drives me now as Chair." Read the latest from our Chair of the Board of Trustees, Tim Holmes. Read more

A network of cruelty

"Everyone can play a part in protecting man’s best friend. That’s why it’s so important we work together to raise awareness of dog fighting in the UK. " Read the latest from Suzanne Heaney, the League's very own Programme Manager, as she recognises the courageous work from all involved with exposing the cruelty of dog fighting. Read more

It's time to take a stand against dog fighting

Following the major dog fighting BBC report which was triggered after an earlier investigation by the League Against Cruel Sports, Andy Knott, CEO recognises the courageous work of dedicated staff at the League and the BBC. Read more

Spring is on its way

Wonderful new blog by our Head of Conservation and Education, Paul Tillsley. "Keeping an eye on the League’s wildlife sanctuaries is always likely to bring surprises of one kind or another." Paul updates us on the wildlife and environment at the beautiful sanctuaries that he manages and looks after. Read more

A View from the Trustees…

At our Board meeting on 26 January the Trustees decided that having seen the blogs from members of staff it might be an idea for Trustees to do the same. Read the latest from new trustee Peter Waghorn. Read more

A conflict of interest?

The Wildlife Trust's do great work across the UK, but Tom Fitton has deep concerns about a man with a history of hunting and shooting chairing the Kent Wildlife Trust Read more

Boxing Day: One month on

197 reports of illegal hunting and 23 foxes witnessed being killed this hunting season. But we believe that's just the tip of the iceberg. Read our Head of Campaign, Nick Weston's new blog for more. Read more

When the guns fall silent

Pheasant shooting season is drawing to an end. Another 35 million birds have been released into the countryside to be needlessly slaughtered, but at the end of the month, at least for the time being, a ceasefire will be called, and the guns will fall silent. Read more